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    Send me the GPS coordinates and I'll have my...

    Send me the GPS coordinates and I'll have my neighbor aim his projectiles your way ;)
  2. '72 was great, but I prefer '73 with: ...

    '72 was great, but I prefer '73 with:

    Topographic > CTTE
    Selling England > Foxtrot
    Dark Side > Obscured by Clouds
    Passion Play > Brick
    Brain Salad Surgery > Trilogy

    Also some of my fave...
  3. The Tubes '76 Gentle Giant '76 Yes '76, '77,...

    The Tubes '76
    Gentle Giant '76
    Yes '76, '77, '78, '79, '91
    Tull '76, '77, '78, '79, '85, '87
    ELO '76
    ELP '77
    Genesis '77, '78, '80
    Uriah Heep '78
    The Who '79
    Led Zeppelin '77
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    I'd be happy if my idiot neighbor kept his...

    I'd be happy if my idiot neighbor kept his festive explosives out of my airspace...
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    Wouldn't surprise me if FZ supported the "freedom...

    Wouldn't surprise me if FZ supported the "freedom of speech" aspect of rap (he'd have to...otherwise his PMRC testimony would have been blatantly hypocritical) but would have had a satirical field...
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    From Tinseltown Rebellion's 'Dance Contest': ...

    From Tinseltown Rebellion's 'Dance Contest':

    "I have an important message to deliver to all the cute people all over the world. If you're out there and you're cute, maybe you're beautiful, I just...
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    Shortly after the PMRC hearings, I heard FZ...

    Shortly after the PMRC hearings, I heard FZ interviewed on Berkeley radio station KPFA discussing his possible plans for a presidential run. I remember very clearly 2 of his statements that might...
  8. I hear you. From finding an arrangement I liked,...

    I hear you. From finding an arrangement I liked, to defining the Radias patches, to actually recording and mastering took a solid 4 weeks. Pictures is my all time fave orchestral piece though so it...
  9. Thanks Rarebird! I love using the stereo field...

    Thanks Rarebird! I love using the stereo field as much as possible and think it makes for a much more interesting listen. I just wish quadraphonic hadn't died so I could mess with front to back and...
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    FTK was my 1st Rush album so always holds a...

    FTK was my 1st Rush album so always holds a special place over the rest. Hemis next with 2112 in last...
  11. Sorry it took so long to reply...haven't been...

    Sorry it took so long to reply...haven't been around for quite awhile ;)

    Oh ya, everyone who played in late 70's Bay Area prog bands knew of Netherworld. Scott Stacy was pretty much considered...
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    My all time fave fusion/prog song...Linear Dance...

    My all time fave fusion/prog song...Linear Dance from '75's Shadowfax - Watercourse Way album. Remarkably, this is the same Shadowfax before they went new age with Wyndham Hill in the 80's. Love...
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    As I started looking for albums, I realized it...

    As I started looking for albums, I realized it was pretty slim picking for prog these 2 years...oh well...limiting it to 5 per year, I'd go with...

    1987
    Dukes of Stratosfear - Chips from the...
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    Happy Birthday Steve! One of the things I've...

    Happy Birthday Steve! One of the things I've always loved best about him was the way he'd incorporate guitars you wouldn't normally expect to hear (pedal steel, dobro, steel, mandolin, etc) into his...
  15. I consider it a psych classic though cutting...

    I consider it a psych classic though cutting "Sing this all together" to a couple minutes and putting on "We Love You" & "Dandelion" would have made it even better...not as good as Sgt Peppers, but...
  16. I've always liked Queen II best but Bohemian...

    I've always liked Queen II best but Bohemian Rhapsody made A Night at the Opera a totally unique album in the history of rock ;)
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    Going to show my age here...anyone else remember...

    Going to show my age here...anyone else remember when Revolution and Hey Jude were 1st aired on the Ed Sullivan show? I believe Hey Jude was first with Revolution shown the following Sunday night. ...
  18. Well, Freddy Mercury turned audience...

    Well, Freddy Mercury turned audience participation into an art form (for better or worse) :lol
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    Oddly enough, I bought "Playing the Fool" 1st and...

    Oddly enough, I bought "Playing the Fool" 1st and the "Excerpts from Octopus" was so outstanding that when I heard the studio versions of those "excerpts" they really paled in comparison. It took...
  20. Lucky enough to see him and his touring band at a...

    Lucky enough to see him and his touring band at a small club in the early 90's. After the proper show ended, a roadie brought out a chair and setup a mic. Steve came out and for the encore played...
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    Never did it myself...had asthma and lived...

    Never did it myself...had asthma and lived through enough of it with both parents filling my childhood with smoke (and alcohol). When I saw a cousin after about 25 years of no contact, he was still...
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    RIP Gail...and thanks for releasing so much cool...

    RIP Gail...and thanks for releasing so much cool FZ stuff after we lost him :good
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    My least fave of the Godbluff/StillLife/WR...

    My least fave of the Godbluff/StillLife/WR trilogy. Still occasionally give a listen to When She Comes, A Place to Survive, and my fave off the album Wondering.
  24. Nope...started with Warrior on the Edge of Time...

    Nope...started with Warrior on the Edge of Time and worked my way forward...have to put this one on my list ;)
  25. I actually prefer when Steve does the vocals on...

    I actually prefer when Steve does the vocals on his solo albums...possibly why Please Don't Touch is by far my least fave of his 1st 4 ;)
  26. Ya, and I thank Banks for being so arrogant or we...

    Ya, and I thank Banks for being so arrogant or we wouldn't have Hackett's fantastic canon of solo work ;)
  27. Cool. Never heard Space Ritual...the earliest...

    Cool. Never heard Space Ritual...the earliest Hawkwind live album I have is Hawklords Live and I don't recall that one being drastically sped up ;)
  28. The 1st band that came to mind was Hawkwind. I...

    The 1st band that came to mind was Hawkwind. I love how they played super fast versions of Assault & Battery/Magnu/Master of the Universe/etc beginning in the late 80's with Friday Rock Show through...
  29. Fantastic version of Darkness 11/11 ;)

    Fantastic version of Darkness 11/11 ;)
  30. Well, can't agree with that...as I said, the...

    Well, can't agree with that...as I said, the opening song is awful but after that I love Flight 19, City of Light, That Falling Feeling, etc... It's just a very different feel than 801...
  31. I love them both (except for the 1st song/title...

    I love them both (except for the 1st song/title cut on Listen Now which is this horrific funk/rock mess), but "801 Live" is really a completely different animal than "Listen Now". There isn't even a...
  32. The expanded release is amazing, I bought it as...

    The expanded release is amazing, I bought it as soon as it came out. Until then, I'd always thought "The Collector" was only a studio creation so that was an incredible bonus (even though it wasn't...
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    Amen to that. The amount of priceless prog...

    Amen to that. The amount of priceless prog history I find there is mind blowing ;)
  34. Cool. I also love the live Octopus medley on the...

    Cool. I also love the live Octopus medley on the BBC "Totally Out of the Woods" collection. When they play the recorder ensemble and break into Yankee Doodle, it's completely brilliant ;)
  35. How could I forget that one? One of the great...

    How could I forget that one? One of the great live albums of all time...the live version of Sequences alone is worth the cost of the whole thing ;)
  36. Thread: John Cage

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    For me, Cage's ideas are for more interesting...

    For me, Cage's ideas are for more interesting than the actual performance of those ideas ;)
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    And the best part of Genesis Live is Michael...

    And the best part of Genesis Live is Michael Rutherford's unaccompanied bass pedal solo ;)
  38. The major ones that come to mind for me... ...

    The major ones that come to mind for me...

    Gentle Giant - Playing the Fool (the Octopus and Glass House medleys are just fantastic live)
    ELP - Welcome Back... (the live version of Tarkus just...
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    Oh ya, had a chance to listen to the whole...

    Oh ya, had a chance to listen to the whole Pittsburgh show and I'm now 100% positive this was the same broadcast I heard on SF radio! Actually, it was a San Jose station that played the broadcast...
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    Ya, 24 solo albums and still going strong! Just...

    Ya, 24 solo albums and still going strong! Just picked up Out of the Tunnel's Mouth and Beyond the Shrouded Horizon and am blown away :cool
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    I hear you...and I do have a few prog albums in...

    I hear you...and I do have a few prog albums in my collection that remain for only 1 or 2 songs, but for me after Hackett left the % of music I loved on each Genesis album kept drastically shrinking...
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    No, Follow is the last track on And Then There...

    No, Follow is the last track on And Then There Were Three and was the 1st Genesis song to break the US Top 40 and UK Top 10. To me it marked the beginning of the end of the Genesis I loved :(
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    Follow You Follow Me :roll

    Follow You Follow Me :roll
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    I'd love to see some of your photo's...ok,...

    I'd love to see some of your photo's...ok, atmospheric, or otherwise. I have a bunch of my concert shots up on a pinterest page...if you do the same maybe you could let us all know ;)

    Ya, there...
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    You're very welcome! My 1st Genesis show was the...

    You're very welcome! My 1st Genesis show was the '77 tour at the tiny Winterland Ballroom in SF which was a blast, but I much rather would have seen the '76 show - especially for the chance to see...
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    Agreed. In addition to listening to this show...

    Agreed. In addition to listening to this show last night, I just read the info on all the '76 radio broadcasts and this one definitely is the winner! It wouldn't surprise me if the Pittsburgh radio...
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    Ya, I remember seeing them live on the next tour...

    Ya, I remember seeing them live on the next tour (W&W) and Phil was telling the same story and we all expected Cinema Show...but then he turned it around at the end to lead to Supper's Ready ;)
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    Don't even remember them by brand name...probably...

    Don't even remember them by brand name...probably whatever ones Radio Shack sold ;)
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    So I gave this one a listen and definitely...

    So I gave this one a listen and definitely recognize Phil's story before Cinema Show as being the same as on my original SF broadcast. Don't remember the whole Baltimore/Pittsburgh confusion speech...
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    I was thinking the same thing as I don't recall...

    I was thinking the same thing as I don't recall any Lamb stuff on my broadcast. Also I was looking at another AToTT show on PRRP and it included Entangled, Squonk, and Phil's stories to introduce...
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    Thanks for the link! Reviewed all the liner...

    Thanks for the link!

    Reviewed all the liner and production notes from this 4/15/76 Cleveland show and this seemed very possible...nearly a sure thing as it included a radio intro and outro. ...
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    A Trick of the Tail tour radio broadcast

    Back in '76 I was living in the SF Bay Area and on Christmas day at around 7pm a local rock FM radio station (KSJO or possibly KOME) broadcast an entire show from the AToTT tour. The good news, I...
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    Ya, unfortunately people just getting into prog...

    Ya, unfortunately people just getting into prog will stumble upon PA, run the top 100 ranking and maybe go out and drop some $$$ on the 27th greatest prog album of all time - Kind of Blue. On a...
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    Totally agree. I started a discussion once on...

    Totally agree. I started a discussion once on the site forum about why Italian prog (RPI) is a subgenre, but French prog (a la Ange/Mona Lisa/Atoll/etc) isn't. If RPI is prog with Italian vocals...
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    A noble pursuit...good on you :up

    A noble pursuit...good on you :up
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    Then you can just add him to the pile of "not...

    Then you can just add him to the pile of "not prog enough" casualties that litter the hallowed halls of PA :lol

    Personally I've never attempted to suggest a band for inclusion to their prog...
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    Best of luck...whenever I make a reappearance...

    Best of luck...whenever I make a reappearance there, it's not long before I remember why I left in the first place ;)
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    The photo's were definitely a big part of what...

    The photo's were definitely a big part of what grabbed my attention and made Eliogabalus so disturbing, unique, and compelling. The circus freak atmosphere of the pix are just such a perfect match...
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    I have them all (except of course the 1st album,...

    I have them all (except of course the 1st album, "Mark of the Beast" which has only a single copy) and love them to death. If you mixed Peter Hammill with 1950's horror movies, you might get...
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    He's prog, he's rock, he's modern classical, he's...

    He's prog, he's rock, he's modern classical, he's novelty, he's fusion, he's jazz, he's avant, etc...

    He's Zappa, a universe unto himself ;)
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