View Poll Results: Who's more famous, and why?

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  • Elvis

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  • Michael Jackson

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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Who is really going to want to make a living as a Michael Jackson impersonator?

    Elvis wins.
    I wouldn't be at all surprised if we started to see a lot of MJ impersonators.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by tlmorg02 View Post
    MJ, he is the father of modern RB and POP.
    Disagree that he is the father of R&B.. Pop? Sure.. R&B? Nope..
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Who is really going to want to make a living as a Michael Jackson impersonator?

    Elvis wins.

    There are already people who make money off being Michael Jackson impersonators. Dude, in Vegas and other places people get paid bigtime to do this if they are good.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by Awesome! View Post
    Who is more famous and why?
    MJ hands down.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    MJ, because he was weirder and lived in an age where the media eats weird people for breakfast. Also, I guess his music carried more of a message to it, so I like him more.. although that doesn't make him more famous. xD
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by George VI View Post
    Michael Jackson, because out of these 2 men, I only listen to MJ.
    That's awefully bigotted. I listen to neither so to be fair.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    To answer who was more popular it has to be Michael Jackson.
    1- Because of modern day accomplishments like the computer, Michael has a much wider world audience.
    2- Michael also performed in many more countrys than Elvis did.
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    Whos singing do I like?
    Elvis.
    Although Michaels song 'Ben' stands out to me.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Quote Originally Posted by Sergeant Stinger1 View Post
    To answer who was more popular it has to be Michael Jackson.
    1- Because of modern day accomplishments like the computer, Michael has a much wider world audience.
    2- Michael also performed in many more countrys than Elvis did.
    I agree about #2. While MJ and Elvis might have had comparable levels of fame in the United States, that is not true worldwide. Even people in poor African cities have heard of Michael Jackson, whereas (someone please correct me if I'm wrong) it is my understanding that Elvis was never really popular outside of the Anglosphere.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    I have to go with MJ on this one, since his material was original. Elvis sang material chosen for him that was stolen from black artists. An example is Hound Dog, which was written and performed by Big Mama Thornton before the record company made a lot of money from it by giving it to Elvis and targeting a white audience.
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    Re: Michael Jackson or Elvis

    Depends on who you're asking. I've met young people who didn't know who The Beatles were.

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