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CBS News Poll. Jan. 15-19, 2014. N=1,008 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.

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"Do you like or dislike the band The Beatles?"

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Like Dislike Unsure/
No answer
% % %

1/15-19/14

75 15 10

.

"Which rock band do you like better: The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?"

.

The
Beatles
The Rolling
Stones
Both (vol.) Neither
(vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
% % % % %

1/15-19/14

50 33 4 10 4

.

"How much influence do you think The Beatles have had on music and popular culture: a great deal, some, not much, or none?"

.

A great
deal
Some Not much None Unsure/
No answer
% % % % %

1/15-19/14

66 23 5 2 4

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"How well do you think the music of The Beatles has held up over time? Would you say it has held up well and still sounds current and fresh, or it has not held up well and it sounds out of date and nostalgic?" Options rotated

.

Current,
fresh
Out of date,
nostalgic
Unsure/
No answer
% % %

1/15-19/14

69 25 6

.

"Who is your favorite Beatle: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison or Ringo Starr?"

.

Paul John Ringo George Unsure/
No answer
% % % % %

1/15-19/14

35 29 11 8 17

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"What is your favorite Beatles song?" Open-ended

.

%

Hey Jude

9

Yellow Submarine

8

All You Need is Love

5

Let It Be

5

Yesterday

5

A Hard Day's Night

4

I Want to Hold Your Hand

4

Come Together

3

Can’t Buy Me Love

2

Here Comes the Sun

2

Strawberry Fields Forever

2

Other

15

Unsure/No answer

34

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. June 26-28, 2009. N=1,026 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Would you say you were a fan of Michael Jackson, or not?"

.

Yes, a Fan No, Not
a Fan
% %

6/26-28/09

51 49

 

ABC News Poll. Aug. 7-11, 2002. N=1,023 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

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"Who do you think is the greatest rock 'n' roll star of all time?"

%

Elvis Presley

38
Jimi Hendrix 4
John Lennon 2
Mick Jagger 2
Bruce Springsteen 2
Paul McCartney 2
Eric Clapton 2
Michael Jackson 2
Other 25
None (vol.) 7
No opinion 15

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"Do you consider yourself a fan of Elvis Presley, or not?"

%
Yes 49
No 51

.

"In terms of his music, do you feel that Elvis Presley had a lasting impact or only a short-term impact on American culture?"

%
Lasting impact 91
Short-term impact 7
No impact (vol.) 1
No opinion 2

.

"Again in terms of his music, do you see Presley's impact on American culture as very positive, somewhat positive, somewhat negative or very negative?"

%
Positive 85
Negative 11
No impact (vol.) 1
No opinion 2

 

CBS News Poll. Aug. 6-7, 2002. N=832 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

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"Even now, lots of people are fans of Elvis Presley and his music. Would you describe yourself as a fan of Elvis Presley, or aren't you one of his fans?"

%
A fan 42
Not a fan 56
Don't know 2

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"There have been rumors and stories about whether or not Elvis Presley is really dead. How do you feel about this? Do you think there is any possibility that these rumors are true and that Elvis Presley is still alive, or don't you think so?"

%
Rumors may be true 7
Don't think so 88
Not sure 5

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Robert Teeter (R). April 5-7, 2002. N=500 adults nationwide.

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"It's now been 50 years since the first rock and roll concert was held. Do you think that rock music has generally had a positive impact or a negative impact on American society, culture, and values?"

.

%
Positive impact 41
Negative impact 34
Mixed (vol.) 17
Not sure 8

 

Zogby International Reuters/Zogby Poll. April 5-7, 1999. N=1,088 adults nationwide.

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FEMALE SINGER
"If you had to choose one singer as the best female singer of the century, who would it be?"
Top
Responses
%
Barbra Streisand 14
Celine Dion 9
Whitney Houston 8
Reba McEntire 5
Dolly Parton 4
Shania Twain 3
Ella Fitzgerald 3
Aretha Franklin 3
Mariah Carey 3
Loretta Lynn 2

.

MALE SINGER
"If you had to choose one singer as the best male singer of the century, who would it be?"
Top
Responses
%
Frank Sinatra 21
Elvis Presley 9
Garth Brooks 6
Luciano Pavarotti 4
Elton John 3
Bing Crosby 3
George Strait 2
Nat King Cole 2
Perry Como 2
Luther Vandross 2

 

Harris Poll. Nov. 19-23, 1997. N=1,010 adults nationwide.
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"Who is your favorite singer/musician or musical group?"
Top Responses, Ranked
1997 1996 1995 1994
Barbra Streisand 1 2 7 3
Garth Brooks 2 8 tie 4 2
Whitney Houston 3 tie 3 5 1
Frank Sinatra 3 tie * 1 *
Alan Jackson 5 * 9 *
The Beatles 6 tie 4 8 9
Alabama 6 tie 5 tie * 5
George Strait 8 5 tie * 7
Reba McEntire 9 1 3 4
Boyz II Men 10 * * *

* Not in top 10


 


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