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    Thanks so much, Dave, I recall meeting you there....

    Thanks so much, Dave, I recall meeting you there. You were probably there for the My River Flows tour by IZZ? What a magical time....
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    I'm just amazed - but glad - that this thread is...

    I'm just amazed - but glad - that this thread is still going. Wish we'd all have met in the green room at NEARfest when I was running my coffee palace back then. Every year was a new magical find.
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    I have always LOVED the extremely individual...

    I have always LOVED the extremely individual sound of many singers who would be hated on TV talent shows - artists like Ian Hunter, Leon Russell, Alice Cooper, Joe Walsh (Hey! Those 4 predate prog)...
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    There are also a few good reaction to comedian...

    There are also a few good reaction to comedian ones
  5. I think of this song as a "gateway" song to lure...

    I think of this song as a "gateway" song to lure the unsuspecting pop audience into more interesting fare. It does have an odd meter, the drum part on the outro guitar solo section is anything but...
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    Glad you're okay. Does daytime TV get better or...

    Glad you're okay. Does daytime TV get better or even worse when you're heavily medicated in a care facility? No matter, just thankful you're still with us.
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    Wow I gotta leave but am saving this for tonight.

    Wow I gotta leave but am saving this for tonight.
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    The latest Flying Colors album. Happy to hear...

    The latest Flying Colors album. Happy to hear places where Steve Morse sounds like his old self again, though less frequently, mixed in with tons of slower snarling attitude rock licks. There was...
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    Yeah, what a band Vertu was. ...

    Yeah, what a band Vertu was.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtILUCsK0bQ
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    Based On A True Story by Norm MacDonald

    Based On A True Story by Norm MacDonald
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    As much as our friendship resembles that of...

    As much as our friendship resembles that of Barney the orderly and Hannibal Lecter, I must admit that the guitarist in my band Pinnacle writes some really good lyrics sometimes. Here's one:

    You...
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    Aha! I thought this was a thread about unreleased...

    Aha! I thought this was a thread about unreleased tracks that never got released but somehow got heard. Oh well.
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    The Most Beautiful World in the World Harry...

    The Most Beautiful World in the World
    Harry Nilsson
    You come to the end
    And the light there is dimmer
    And chances are slimmer
    Of findin' your way
    You find that you stay out
    Of trouble and...
  14. I think it's the 900 percent obsession early in...

    I think it's the 900 percent obsession early in the creative days that explains how a The Yes Album and a Fragile begat Close To The Edge - before separate lives from success turned that dizzying...
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    Good for you. Way to go!

    Good for you. Way to go!
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    Our bassist has been using his since Pinnacle...

    Our bassist has been using his since Pinnacle began in 2002. On the newest record To Whoever You Are Now, they are used on the song "Words". When we had the honor of playing Nick D'Virgilio's backup...
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    Are you saying you do worse torture :) to your...

    Are you saying you do worse torture :) to your dolls of the other 3, but just use a saw on Micky?
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    How awful. The poor guy. R.I.P. Mrs. Rieflin.

    How awful. The poor guy. R.I.P. Mrs. Rieflin.
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    Waitin' For The Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ...

    Waitin' For The Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top
    It's Love/I'll Never Get Tired Of You - King's X
    Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/With A Little Help From My Friends - THE Beatles
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    The vocals never bothered me, either - have you...

    The vocals never bothered me, either - have you all HEARD some of prog's singers?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJmq-zURB_0
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    I realize that The Barry Williams Show was...

    I realize that The Barry Williams Show was supposed to be a spoof of all the afternoon talk show freak topics of the day. Sadly it turned out to be prophetic - lines like "I love my daughter's...
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    Ding ding ding!

    Ding ding ding!
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    I'm too opinionated about the heights that Elton...

    I'm too opinionated about the heights that Elton and his band reached to be able to NOT see those tunes coming together in a biopic. Hell, even the Classic Albums episode about Goodbye Yellow Brick...
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    What I got from the book was methinks Sam Taylor...

    What I got from the book was methinks Sam Taylor is a slick crook.
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    And don't forget the countries represented by...

    And don't forget the countries represented by coffees in the Green Room and on the ticket line! Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Ethiopia, Yemen, India, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia!
  27. I'd say Cream and Bruford to that.....

    I'd say Cream and Bruford to that.....
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    The new IZZ album "Don't Panic" makes everything...

    The new IZZ album "Don't Panic" makes everything else they've done sound..... like preparation.
  29. Time is my enemy. Unwanted retirement too. Throw...

    Time is my enemy. Unwanted retirement too. Throw in my 92 year old mother's age finally catching up with her in suddenly scary behaviors (and she lives alone 2 hours away, unless it's summertime,...
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    King's X - The Oral History

    King's X - The Oral History
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    IZZ - Don't Panic

    IZZ - Don't Panic
  32. Number ONE on Amazon indie rock charts?!?!?! By...

    Number ONE on Amazon indie rock charts?!?!?! By ANY measure, congratulations!
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    3rDegree - Ones & Zeroes Pt 1 Perhaps the...

    3rDegree - Ones & Zeroes Pt 1

    Perhaps the greatest unheard concept album of the new millennia
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    Give - Missing Persons (Patrick O'Hearn) Country...

    Give - Missing Persons (Patrick O'Hearn)
    Country and Eastern Music - Jan Hammer (synth bass right after the Indian saloon intro) and Jerry Goodman
    Thoughts II - Dave Meros w/ Spock's Beard...
  35. Theman Simpulse by Those Men - now that's a...

    Theman Simpulse by Those Men - now that's a concept album.

    Ones and Zeroes Part 1 by 3rDegree - amazing concept album.

    The Darkened Room, The Crush Of Night and The Everlasting Instant by IZZ -...
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    This is an amazing thread to me. I thought I...

    This is an amazing thread to me.

    I thought I was the only one who found so, so much newer prog music unmemorable. And how about a thread where the virtues of 38 Special, Magma, Gentle Giant and...
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    I concur; this IS a great selection.

    I concur; this IS a great selection.
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    Limitless

    Limitless
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    That guy from A.C.T seems to be doing his own...

    That guy from A.C.T seems to be doing his own thing - don't know how to describe it, though
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    Because of the intro by Bruford (studio), which...

    Because of the intro by Bruford (studio), which Alan White certainly did not match in concert, I have to disagree and give it up to the studio version.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Oz2NyJD-GI ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Oz2NyJD-GI

    Doesn't top the Small Faces original but it DOES give me a raging guitar solo by someone I suspect is regularly "in the spirit of the song".
  42. Hmmm... such interesting points being made. I...

    Hmmm... such interesting points being made. I would say that I heard music differently as a child and that's what made me become a musician. I love to hear it with the heart only, but sometimes my...
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    These last two posts are interesting. The sheer...

    These last two posts are interesting. The sheer volume of barrels in the Allegheny photo make me suspect the freshness in a place with so many choices. Plus, are those barrels covered?
    ...
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    Where's the documentary on how NEARfest changed...

    Where's the documentary on how NEARfest changed the world?
  45. Juan Vinas, Costa Rica.

    Juan Vinas, Costa Rica.
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    Isn't this like Fripp saying he had no problems...

    Isn't this like Fripp saying he had no problems with any ProjeKct that wanted to operate without him? I'd die laughing if Bill Bruford came out of retirement with the entire Thrak band sans Fripp.
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    Led Zeppelin songs on every record demonstrate...

    Led Zeppelin songs on every record demonstrate stretching the boundaries with ballsy swagger and graceful elegance. I could make you a playlist. Good Times Bad Times, Thank You, What Is And What...
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    Laura Meade - Remedium There's one solo from...

    Laura Meade - Remedium

    There's one solo from Brems where he sounds like John Carpenter's The Thing took over his body....
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    Yeah I really liked this album, despite it's...

    Yeah I really liked this album, despite it's potential for commerciality, it's STILL him thru and thru.
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    The Great Deceiver is better in the studio.

    The Great Deceiver is better in the studio.
  51. I suspect my younger brother will offer to take...

    I suspect my younger brother will offer to take it off my wife's hands....
  52. This is why 3rDegree is so freakin' awesome; they...

    This is why 3rDegree is so freakin' awesome; they have a really great singer who sounds like no one else. It takes several plays to get all the stuff shifting subtly in their songs but once you do,...
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    Probably SNOW by Spock's Beard. I just love the...

    Probably SNOW by Spock's Beard. I just love the production on that one.
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    Probably 50 - 50, but of the vocal 50, 80 to 90 percent of that IS instrumental.
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    That's cuz he never learned to tame it like you...

    That's cuz he never learned to tame it like you did.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBiIkdc7pME

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBiIkdc7pME
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    Born in 1955, blown away by The Beatles,...

    Born in 1955, blown away by The Beatles, progressed with guitar driven rock bands, my tastes evolving as the bands evolved. Whenever the heck prog showed up, too me, it was just great rock music. I...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBiIkdc7pME

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBiIkdc7pME
  59. Just bought it. Put me in the camp that loves it....

    Just bought it. Put me in the camp that loves it. The drums don't bother me at all and that's my instrument. Very cool album, really good songs and FUN to listen to. Thanks for sharing it here.
  60. I'll agree with It Bites - they wrote some great...

    I'll agree with It Bites - they wrote some great songs with actual hooks (blasphemy!) and their lead guitarist sounded NOTHING like Steve Hackett.
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