History Music / REOSpeedwagon

28th Jan '15 3:34:28 PM RisefromYourGrave
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REO Speedwagon is an American ArenaRock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.

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REO Speedwagon '''REO Speedwagon''' is an American ArenaRock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.



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* {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.

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* {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.Infidelity'' (1980).



* PowerBallad: Responsible for two of the best ("Keep On Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling").
* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', we have this
--> ''They think they're full of fire''

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* PowerBallad: Responsible for two of the best ("Keep best; "Keep On Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling").
Feeling".
* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' "Tough Guys" from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', Infidelity'' (1980), we have this
--> ''They
this:
-->''They
think they're full of fire''



* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In Your Letter''.
** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering to high-quality reproduction of audio.

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* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In "In Your Letter''.
Letter".
** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering referring to high-quality reproduction of audio.



* RockStarSong: ''Rock 'N' Roll Star''.

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* RockStarSong: ''Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Star''.Star".
8th Aug '14 10:18:43 PM Ambaryerno
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** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering to high-quality reproduction of audio.
9th May '14 7:06:58 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* Fanservice: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.

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* Fanservice: {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.
9th May '14 7:06:42 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* Fanservice: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.



* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', we have this
--> ''They think they're full of fire''
-->''She thinks they're full of shit''



* RockStarSong: "Rock 'N' Roll Star''.

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* RevolvingDoorBand: Only one member, Neal Doughty (organ/keyboard) has stayed constant.
* RockStarSong: "Rock ''Rock 'N' Roll Star''.
24th Jan '14 10:37:59 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* VocalTagTeam: It happened often in the 1970s, with lead guitarist Gary Richrath singing chunks of each album, notably ''R.E.O.'' (1976). In later albums, one song would be sung by bassist Bruce Hall.
24th Jan '14 10:35:04 AM Thunderbolt0102
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Added DiffLines:

* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In Your Letter''.
9th Dec '13 9:52:13 AM Nick98
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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: The ''hits'' are approximately 2. Earlier songs were a little bit higher on the scale, but they were never an extremely heavy band.

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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: The ''hits'' are approximately 2. Earlier songs were a little bit higher on the scale, like a standard 3-very soft 4, but they were never an extremely heavy band.
12th Dec '11 2:46:41 AM Mdumas43073
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REO Speedwagon is an American rock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.

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REO Speedwagon is an American rock ArenaRock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.
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