Tower of Power
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the fact that this band has nver been select is a complete error in judgement by those who vote. their sound is unique and has never been replicated. there is no band on who has it power... none
Posted by Dan Dion on Friday, 08.1.08 @ 17:21pm
Tower of Power is huge!!! Tower of Power is some heavy music, man, I can't believe only one person has commented. Hmm, maybe they are just more popular among the Bay Area, but I consider them a musical force to be reckoned with.
Posted by Jonny on Wednesday, 03.4.09 @ 23:54pm
I couldnt agree more that they belong in the hall of fame. How many bands still exist since 1968?
Posted by Randy on Wednesday, 08.11.10 @ 23:09pm
Please people, take note Tower of Power has celebrateed another year(41) and counting.There music is still fresh and Powefull. James Brown said it best,"please, please,please.
Posted by DAN DION on Thursday, 10.21.10 @ 13:47pm
James Brown once said Tower of Power was the only band he made his musicians listen to upon release of an album. Sting was in a Tower of Power clone band prior to forming The Police. Talk about star power. Tower consistantly plays to sold out venues world wide. Besides the greatest, David Garibaldi and Rocco Prestia, how would you neglect the horn section? Tighter than a clenched fist. Shameful, just shameful
Posted by andy on Tuesday, 09.27.11 @ 15:02pm
Tower of Power still packs the house,and rocks.I can't believe that a band with this much history,and influence still is not in the HOF.I have visited the HOF,and like how it reflects the history of rock, from the blues,Elvis,etc. TOP is NOT a regional band from Oakland,they are worldwide known.The time has come to truly recognize there contribution to so many musicians,and the the world.
Posted by Ernie Franchino on Wednesday, 05.1.13 @ 16:59pm
Kind of hard to believe that the Tower of Power has not been considered for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ? There isn't band today that can match musicianship and pure energy since the great James Brown Bands. It's a shame to see another induction because to be honest,. most of the acts are Bush League,.. Just think, when if they are ever inducted,. there will be a few present inductees that can actually be on stage with the great Tower of Power.
Posted by Manuel Moreno on Saturday, 06.28.14 @ 13:45pm
Mic Gillette RIP
Posted by Roy on Tuesday, 01.19.16 @ 20:12pm
top should have selected hof along time ago if chicago is in top 100times better and the horns lets not go there
Posted by rick howell on Saturday, 07.16.16 @ 14:43pm
Tower still tours to sold out venues around the world, Their horns have alwaqys been the best and their band is the tightest. Reaaly some of the last grou[s that play their own music.We've been fo;;owing them since at keast 1977, and still try to see them whenever they are in townI love that when you hear their music it's identifiable how could you not induct them. Long overdue.
Posted by Donna Howell on Friday, 08.5.16 @ 02:52am
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