wow! there's a loaded question! haha!

Music ( a brief selection) :

Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Miles
Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Robert Johnson, 
Muddy Waters, Woodie Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Willy Mason, Clarence Ashley,
Dock Boggs, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, James Brown, - the Entire late
40s-60s Atlantic vault -Rilo Kiley, The National, The Libertines, Blood 
Red Shoes, Kate Nash, Small Faces, Hanne Hukkelberg, Justice, Jamie T,
Chemical Bros., Kanye West, RATM, Milburn....


Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, TS Eliot, WB Yeats, Tom Leonard, Bob
Cobbing, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Justin Katko, Tom Raworth, Maggie 
O'Sullivan, Keith Tuma, Cris Cheek, Jow Lindsay....

Hope that answers the question....but i dunno....there are probably a lot
more things in both that I love that have sailed over my head...two of the
hardest questions in the world to answer really.... and Im not sure as I
am representative of that lovely grouping of 19 yr old Eng and Hist
student in UCC of today...haha!