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  1. How did I not know about Terry Callier

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUmNvUw5QOE

    I can't believe I had never heard this name. Listening to Occasional Rain now. Need to buy many more.
  2. And this is why there shouldn't be a reunion. ...

    And this is why there shouldn't be a reunion. Phil sitting in a chair while his kid plays drums just doesn't add up to the production we would expect of a Genesis reunion. This would be more sad...
  3. That's why I keep an iPOD with all my music...

    That's why I keep an iPOD with all my music always in the car and connected. Never have to adjust anything.
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    Agree with this. It's good. Not P/T good, but...

    Agree with this. It's good. Not P/T good, but something I still listen to.
  5. I have 5 of them. One for home, one for my car,...

    I have 5 of them. One for home, one for my car, one for my wife's car, one for work, and one for my wife's classroom. Home and my car get updated immediately when I buy new music, but the other 3...
  6. The on-the-go has changed habits. I have always...

    The on-the-go has changed habits. I have always had a long car ride to and from work so I usually get two hours of music listening a day. MP3 players (both when cars took CDs and now with iPOD USB)...
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    I wonder how much of it is associated with the...

    I wonder how much of it is associated with the place in our lives we were when we first heard and fell in love / hate with the music.
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    If I had to rate the back catalog, and it would...

    If I had to rate the back catalog, and it would change 10 minutes later:

    Masque
    Kansas
    Leftoverture
    Somewhere To Elsewhere
    Song for America
    Point of Know Return
    Audio Visions
    Prelude...
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    Huge Kansas fan, but like everyone, your mileage...

    Huge Kansas fan, but like everyone, your mileage may vary. To me Monolith had good songs but was not a good album. "How My Soul Cries Out for You" just tries to hard and doesn't pull off the...
  10. Not to be picky but they did release a live type...

    Not to be picky but they did release a live type CD called Schematism - Onstage with Under The Sun. This was recorded from onstage microphone as opposed to a full band mix.
    ...
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    I find this thread kind of silly. Listening to...

    I find this thread kind of silly. Listening to Kino as I type this which makes me chuckle at the whole modern music has no hooks.

    Then again, there was an album made called Roswell Six which...
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    World Through My Eyes was really an awesome...

    World Through My Eyes was really an awesome album. They had good but not stellar followups (and some lineup changes). Their new one, "Tales from Outer Space" is them not taking everything so...
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    Just got RPWL's new CD. They know how to write a...

    Just got RPWL's new CD. They know how to write a hook.
  14. Thread: Saga

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    Their 90s/2000s stuff is very different and way...

    Their 90s/2000s stuff is very different and way better than their 80s material. Network, House of Cards, Trust are albums you should reacquaint yourself with.
  15. Never ask the masses for a best of anything, you...

    Never ask the masses for a best of anything, you end up with lowest common denominator.
  16. ^ I thought I heard a story once where Neil...

    ^

    I thought I heard a story once where Neil Young was considering getting involved with Love but at the last minute bailed to start his solo career. I need to "google" it, but if I remember...
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    That is something else. As precise as TMB is,...

    That is something else. As precise as TMB is, imagine showing up and playing. That had to be something.
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    I actually have that on my Amazon wishlist but...

    I actually have that on my Amazon wishlist but didn't know that Manning was involved. Need to check that out.
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    What Happened To: Guy Manning

    I have to admit, that my introduction to him is still my favorite: A Matter Of Life & Death (The Journal Of Abel Mann) (2004)

    I then got Anser's Tree and Ten as they came out and then it took me a...
  20. Interesting, when I read the title, the first 3 I...

    Interesting, when I read the title, the first 3 I thought of were: Kansas, Allman Brothers, and Neil Young. When I first started buying music in the 70s these were my standards. Let's find bands...
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    I fully understand that. Don't know the style of...

    I fully understand that. Don't know the style of music you like but their catalog has a couple of waves. I find I like some (for me the Misplaced Childhood and Clutching at Straws) and am ho-hum on...
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    Kansas: In the Spirit of Things was 88

    Kansas: In the Spirit of Things was 88
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    Mine will change twenty times through the day,...

    Mine will change twenty times through the day, but here was my quick list as I looked at all my Marillion songs

    1. Just For The Record
    2. HEART OF LOTHIAN: Wide Boy/Curtain
    3. Torch Song
    4....
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    This is interesting. Having recently listened...

    This is interesting. Having recently listened again to The Final Cut, you have all those moments where it is soft and then right in your face, that add to the dynamics. I have no facts to back me...
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    Not to modify this topic, but is "people" who...

    Not to modify this topic, but is "people" who rips off artists. There aren't any "industry" anymore. Most record companies and distribution companies are failing. You can call Spotify, Apple...
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    Voyager was Gilligan's Island. Every week they...

    Voyager was Gilligan's Island. Every week they were just about to be rescued (make it back home) and at the last minute something fell through.
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    Cursory review, no Dave Hope? The definition of...

    Cursory review, no Dave Hope? The definition of in the pocket bass player
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    I always considered many of the songs by Plymouth...

    I always considered many of the songs by Plymouth Wisconsin's Sunblind Lion to fit the description here.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH8QvoPh-j4
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    Head and Heart, Monster In The Machine. But...

    Head and Heart, Monster In The Machine.

    But one of the true rising stars is MIPSO.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zycFNrfXsO4
  30. Thread: Saga

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    Now you need to enter phase II and get House Of...

    Now you need to enter phase II and get House Of Cards, Network, Trust
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    Well, I wasn't going there, I meant the sound. ...

    Well, I wasn't going there, I meant the sound. But by the time Walsh left, the band was pretty much only writing this theme. I don't see a difference with AD.
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    This is arrogant, but I always considered Livgren...

    This is arrogant, but I always considered Livgren leaving Kansas a a waste of talent. They were the perfect musicians to put his visions into reality. He never created anything I enjoyed without...
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    I love The Final Cut. Still listen to it today. ...

    I love The Final Cut. Still listen to it today. Besides Animals, I probably play TFC more than any other Pink Floyd over the last 15 years. I listen to Amused to Death the most so that might...
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    Watched "Miracles Out of Nowhere" right after it...

    Watched "Miracles Out of Nowhere" right after it and the same stories were on both. It was almost like Rather watched the documentary and then asked questions from it.

    Wish MOoN had gone on to...
  35. Interesting enough, the advance of Spotify and...

    Interesting enough, the advance of Spotify and Apple Music is changing that a little. Obviously it is so negligible for the artist, but people are beginning to pay for streaming services.
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    For modern bluegrass, I like Bearfoot. For 70s...

    For modern bluegrass, I like Bearfoot. For 70s bluegrass, there is a band out of Wisconsin called Piper Road Spring Band that had a great album called Kettle Morain.
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    This may sound crazy, but when I first heard...

    This may sound crazy, but when I first heard Trettioåriga Kriget it hit instantly with me because it reminded me of some of the textures of early Starcastle. No, there isn't the same Yes vocals,...
  38. Looking for feedback. How would you rate it with...

    Looking for feedback. How would you rate it with his back catalog?
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    Well, if we are going to compare across their...

    Well, if we are going to compare across their career, here is my order.

    Way Ahead from the others
    Dark Matter (2004)

    Then in order
    Frequency (2009)
    Ever (1993)
    The Seventh House (2000)...
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    Dark Matter is by far my favorite.

    Dark Matter is by far my favorite.
  41. Thanks. Guess I'll go spin Ghost Story

    Thanks. Guess I'll go spin Ghost Story
  42. So this an EP and not Infernal. I was looking...

    So this an EP and not Infernal. I was looking forward to the actual CD release.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Luttrell ...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Luttrell

    Terry Luttrell (born 1947 Champaign, Illinois) is an American rock singer/musician best known as lead vocalist for both REO Speedwagon (1968-1972) and...
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    I guess the only Santana I come back to are...

    I guess the only Santana I come back to are Santana, Abraxas, Festival, and Marathon and each of them for completely different reasons. I thought III had songs I loved and those that were just okay....
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    You can read Stephen Tassler discuss how the S/T...

    You can read Stephen Tassler discuss how the S/T was made at SeaOfTranquility
  46. It shows the state of modern prod when this is...

    It shows the state of modern prod when this is the first release in a long time to actually get me really, really excited.
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    Chris is a great song from Falcon and Snowman. ...

    Chris is a great song from Falcon and Snowman.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiVPBFlnLD4
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    If my memory is right, County Stadium had...

    If my memory is right, County Stadium had Blackfoot, April Wine, Kansas
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    Would be interested in reviews. It's been out a...

    Would be interested in reviews. It's been out a couple of weeks now.
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    Great, great band. There was a thread of a song...

    Great, great band. There was a thread of a song you hate by a band you love, Rocket In My Pocket might be one of the worst songs ever lyrically. I used to ignore whole sides. Since going digital,...
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    Virtual Band - Anyone intersted

    I'm the bass player for an original band called Lida Una. We write, record and mix all our own material. I have this awesome basement studio that sits empty and would love to For Free lay down bass...
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    Thread Closed!

    Thread Closed!
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    I'm not a fan of Gibson guitars, but I am a heavy...

    I'm not a fan of Gibson guitars, but I am a heavy user of their Cakewalk product. Got a message yesterday all intellectual property has been sold to BandLabs. Going to have to do some investigation.
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    Her first CD I believe was produced by Ben Keith...

    Her first CD I believe was produced by Ben Keith (Neil Young's pedal steel legend) and members of the Stray Gators that were on the Harvest album. She has one of the top voices out there. She has...
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    And Your Bird Can Sing Eleanor Rigby Glass...

    And Your Bird Can Sing
    Eleanor Rigby
    Glass Onion
    Nowhere Man
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    This: ...

    This:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g5RBN_xmTU

    Everything is in harmony. Vocals are an instrument. Leads don't blow you away. Mellow sections don't feel like they are laying in the...
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    For me, Network & Trust were real high-points. ...

    For me, Network & Trust were real high-points. House of Cards from that era was great also. I have always had a week spot for Heads or Tales and Images at Twilight since i wore out the albums. ...
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    Animals and Final Cut are the two that get played...

    Animals and Final Cut are the two that get played the most. DSOTM is easily the greatest album they wrote, it's just been over played so much I don't listen to it.
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    This is real. Tell a story that is personal, yet...

    This is real. Tell a story that is personal, yet universal. That's country.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubKUP8c0FHE
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    I didn't read this thread, so sorry if this...

    I didn't read this thread, so sorry if this doesn't follow or is repetitive. But like CD, physical format is on its way out. The only reason so little content is available via streaming is because...
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