For whatever reason, John urged Jim and I to come up with our top 15 musical groups - period. It's easier to come up with the top musical "influences" - meaning that they were loved in the past, but maybe not so much anymore. You know what I mean.
In my case, I grew up on what my siblings listened to - and I am very grateful for that. Talk about the treasure trove of music - Johnny Cash from John, the Beatles from Joyce and CCR from Dennis - can't get any better than that.
Here is what we come up with - NOT IN ANY PARTICULAR ORDER! (John wanted me to put punctuation on that.) And there may be more than 15, or less. Just saying.
Bruce (no need for last name)
Me: (again, in no particular order, and I know I'm leaving a lot out...)
Foo Fighters (they were one of the best concerts EVER)
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Elton John - circa 1970's
(maybe a little Jayhawks, Wilco, Woods Bros. and other stuff that I can't commit to)
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Radiohead (except for "Creep")
For what it's worth.
Hannah? Are you listening? Your top 15?