Afro Celt Sound System Description: Simon Emmerson: guitar James McNally: BodhrŠn, accordion, whistle Iarla ” LionŠird: vocals Martin Russell: keyboards ...and others, as needed Why I Like This Music/Musician: Next to Peter Gabriel, and actually related to Peter because these guys record on his record label, I love Afro Celt. Peter Gabriel Description: Peter Gabriel: Himself Tony Levin: Bass, Vocals And others as needed... Why I Like This Music/Musician: If I had to pick the music of one artist and listen to that of no one else, it would be Peter's music. It encapsulates the melody, percussion, and progression that I love in music. He gets it, for me. All-American Rejects Description: Tyson Ritter: vocals, bass, piano Nick Wheeler: lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals Mike Kennerty: rhythm guitar, backing vocals Chris Gaylor: drums, percussion Why I Like This Music/Musician: My kids introduced me to these guys and they're infectious. Great songwriting. Arvo Pšrt Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: The most emotive music I know. Bonnie Raitt Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: Some days are just Bonnie days, and nothing else will do. Fabio Biondi Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: He brings a vibrancy to calssical music that never disappoints. I listen to him sometimes when painting. Jewel Description: Jewel: Guitar, Vocals Why I Like This Music/Musician: Jewel has a wonderful way with her instruments of voice and guitar. And I like some of her lyrics, which is unusual for me, because I don't normally listen to lyrics. Journey Description: Steve Perry: vocals Neil Schon: guitar, vocals Jonathon Cain: keyboards, vocals Steve Smith: drums Ross Valory: bass, vocals Why I Like This Music/Musician: The best band ever. Kate Bush Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: One of the most interesting and fearless songwriters I know. Rush Description: Alex Lifeson: Guitar, Vocals Geddy Lee: Bass, Vocals Neil Peart: Drums Why I Like This Music/Musician: There are so many wonderful surprises in their playing that each listen is worthwhile. Their videos aren't good, but as musicians, they're amazing. The Police Description: Andy Summers: Guitar, Vocals Sting: Bass, Vocals Stewart Copeland: Drums, Vocals Why I Like This Music/Musician: Simply great music by great song writers and musicians. We used to play this in the band as well. The Producers Description: Wayne Famous: Keyboards, Vocals Van Temple: Guitar, Vocals Kyle Henderson: Bass, Vocals Bryan Holmes: Drums, Vocals Why I Like This Music/Musician: We used to play this song (She Sheila) in the band and I love this song. Tori Amos Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: It feels like she pours every ounce of her soul into every song. Kelly Clarkson Description: Why I Like This Music/Musician: I like her music and love her voice. Ok Go Description: Damian Kulash: Vocals, Guitar Tim Nordwind: Bass Dan Konopka: Drums Andy Ross: Guitar, Keyboards
Why I Like This Music/Musician: The original YouTube band, with over 20 million views of their self-made video. Decent song, too, but this band knows how to market.