Floyd named #5 "most influential band of all time"
Bands fares better in NPR poll than Spin magazine
listener poll of National Public Radio's "Talk
of the Nation" listeners has named Pink
Floyd the fifth "most influential band of all time."
The poll was released Feb. 7.
of the Nation" host Neal Conan invited listeners to
submit their entries to the poll. The results were:
- The Beatles
- The Rolling
- Led Zeppelin
- The Velvet
- The Ramones
- The Doors
- Bob Dylan/The
- The Jimi
- The Who
- The Beach
- The Clash
- The Sex
- The Byrds
Pop and the Stooges
ranked only #49 on a list of the
"50 greatest bands of all time" published in Spin
magazine in February. The magazine list was created by editors'
picks, not reader input. The Beatles enjoy the top position on both
Feb. 9, 2002)
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