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'94 MUSIC PREVIEW: POP POLL

DO THE GRAMMY AWARDS REFLECT THE BEST OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC?* Yes 67% No 25% *according to the 57% of those polled who follow the awards

WOULD YOU BUY AN ALBUM WITH A SONG WRITTEN BY A CONVICTED MURDERER? Yes 47% NO 49%

DO YOU THINK SOME SONG LYRICS INFLUENCE LISTENERS TO COMMIT ACTS OF VIOLENCE? Yes 63% No 33%

WHO SHOULD DO THE NEXT MTV UNPLUGGED?* Whitney Houston 42% Guns N'Roses 18% Metallica 12% Snoop Doggy Dogg 10% *according to the 42% of those polled who watch MTV

WHO DESERVES A TRIBUTE ALBUM? Creedence Clearwater Revival 24% Simon and Garfunkel 20% Rolling Stones 12% Otis Redding 10%

WHICH GROUP WOULD YOU RATHER SEE REUNITED? Led Zeppelin 33% Pink Floyd 23% Neither 23%

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF BLIND MELON?* Yes 31% No 68% one of the top-selling debut acts of '93

IF YOU HAVE, DO YOU THINK THEY HAVE A FUTURE? Yes 312% No 44% Don't know 25%

From a telephone survey of 609 Americans age 16 and older taken for Entertainment Weekly January 18-20 by the Gallup Organization. Sampling error is plus or minus 4.4%

Originally posted Feb 18, 1994 Published in issue #210-211 Feb 18, 1994 Order article reprints
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