Rock and roll odd couples

Rock and roll odd couples 

Posted: 8:38 am Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

By Pete Rizzo


Now Guns ‘n’ Roses and the Eagles aren’t two acts I could see gelling, but one of rock’s more unusual pairings took place back in 1989 thanks to Axl.

As unusual as they may seem, rock and roll odd couples do workThe one I always refer to as the measuring stick of rock and roll odd couples is the duet between David Bowie & Bing Crosby.

Another famed one for me is the pairing of Elton John & Axl Rose, in part because to questions over how they’d coexist following the backlash over GNR’s tune “One in a Million”,…

,…any doubts as to their mutual respect were quickly dispelled two years later when Axl himself inducted Sir Elton into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Two of my personal favorites are below,…

How about you? What’s your favorite rock and roll odd couple?