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  1. "This song was a bit too busy for my liking,...

    "This song was a bit too busy for my liking, would have liked to have shortened it .. not so much soloing from Tony".. (Rutherford)
    "I would have liked to expanded this song just a bit.. Peters...
  2. I wasn't impressed with Endless Dream until I...

    I wasn't impressed with Endless Dream until I heard a boot from that tour.. it really came alive for me on that recording.. I guess it seemed to chopped up / pasted together on the album but live it...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2zIWLAgyKE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2zIWLAgyKE
  4. Great observation..

    Great observation..
  5. Anyone see Roger's Facebook post regarding this...

    Anyone see Roger's Facebook post regarding this video?...
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    I think America was in the set list during early...

    I think America was in the set list during early part of the '71 tour.. The Word is Live has a version I forget the source for that cut but here is a lengthy version they performed in Italy...
  7. Wow that was good.. I'll look forward to hearing...

    Wow that was good.. I'll look forward to hearing this release!
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    I always thought Friday Night in San Francisco...

    I always thought Friday Night in San Francisco DiMeola, DeLucia, McLaughlin was one of the better live albums that truly made you feel like you were there..
  9. I just watched Three Sides Live this afternoon.....

    I just watched Three Sides Live this afternoon.. I guess I had forgotten Mike jumps on drums for Who Dunnit..
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    Thanks for posting..

    Thanks for posting..
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    Hard to compare him to Pete Best in terms of...

    Hard to compare him to Pete Best in terms of their parallel stories.. And I'm sure there are plenty of other musicians who got off the train just prior to their respective bands hitting their...
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    It worked for me.. I'm in the US.. Thanks for...

    It worked for me.. I'm in the US.. Thanks for posting I'll check it out later today
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    Just started Jorma's Been So Long.. should be an...

    Just started Jorma's Been So Long.. should be an interesting read..
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    I watched an interview with Peter with Mark...

    I watched an interview with Peter with Mark Powell where he walks thru his history.. Peter doesn't have a happy face during this questioning... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Sjxnnx-jqU
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    RIP John Prine

    And here I thought I was reading he was doing much better
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/john-prine-25-essential-songs-974926/when-i-get-to-heaven-2018-974949/
  16. I've seen a video where Roger talks about the...

    I've seen a video where Roger talks about the band sitting around for and hour banging away in C then looking at each other and saying.. "right looks like we've got a song here".. I'm sure that's...
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    Jon Anderson 4 CD Tribute album

    4 CD's includes Dylan Howe and Oliver Wakeman among others.
    Didn't realize this was in the pipeline
    https://www.lightfreedomrevival.com/
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    Great interview.. thanks for posting!

    Great interview.. thanks for posting!
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    A lot of the shows we saw mid 70's in our area it...

    A lot of the shows we saw mid 70's in our area it was basically general admission.. if you wanted to go down on the floor and wander up to the stage you were free to do so.. we tended to get center...
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    Sad to hear this news.. Just listened to the...

    Sad to hear this news.. Just listened to the Frank Wyatt interview (someone posted the link here last week) and he spoke of Bill quite a bit. As others have said his contribution to Oblivion Sun's...
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    Sticky: https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3880475?fbcl...

    https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3880475?fbclid=IwAR1EyVI0uQNspxZpiSgzcls9-xWiHmWFOrjmTYOcLzK2DYsfVZBAcBKB_lA
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    That thought crossed my mind as well.. we have a...

    That thought crossed my mind as well.. we have a thriving local musician scene here in central Va. Several solo artist have done live streaming shows in the last week which has filled the void...
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    Sticky: https://medium.com/@Jason_Scott_Warner/the-sober-m...

    https://medium.com/@Jason_Scott_Warner/the-sober-math-everyone-must-understand-about-the-pandemic-2b0145881993
  24. Thanks for posting the link.. looking forward to...

    Thanks for posting the link.. looking forward to listening to this..
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    Sticky: I'm sure some of you have read this article.....

    I'm sure some of you have read this article.. https://medium.com/@ra.hobday/coronavirus-and-the-sun-a-lesson-from-the-1918-influenza-pandemic-509151dc8065
  26. Those are the two Banks tracks.. yeah they are...

    Those are the two Banks tracks.. yeah they are keepers..
  27. The first 3 tracks and the last two from Duke...

    The first 3 tracks and the last two from Duke really shine.
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    Good call.. one of my favorites for sure.. Carlos...

    Good call.. one of my favorites for sure.. Carlos and the band entered a "zone" that's truly amazing on this release.. some of his best playing IMHO..
  29. https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-...

    https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-hackett-reprises-recapitulations/?fbclid=IwAR1l_g17WzzSQgi1l6Vvy5wclT8n-LfrgSBda-r9WtDoR6CjXh17-cW0QFc
    "the reason I left the band was because I...
  30. Yeah this looks interesting..

    Yeah this looks interesting..
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    Steve Hackett interview with Mike Tiano

    https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-hackett-reprises-recapitulations/?fbclid=IwAR1l_g17WzzSQgi1l6Vvy5wclT8n-LfrgSBda-r9WtDoR6CjXh17-cW0QFc
    Interesting how folks rewrite history.. :)...
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    Just reading Amazons summery of this book.. In...

    Just reading Amazons summery of this book..
    In All My Yesterdays the renowned guitarist Steve Howe tells his own story in his own words, often unflinchingly as he recounts times of triumph and...
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    With Jay behind the kit... all we need is for...

    With Jay behind the kit... all we need is for Steve to polish up his licks.. I remain hopeful they pull this one off..
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    Steve Hillage covers a bit of the same era in...

    Steve Hillage covers a bit of the same era in this interview.....
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    Just started Brian May's book.. it'll be...

    Just started Brian May's book.. it'll be interesting to compare his story to the one portrayed in the Freddie Mercury movie..
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    This looks promising.. looking forward to hearing...

    This looks promising.. looking forward to hearing it upon it's release.. thanks for the link
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    Let's put it in context.. In 1975 you joined the...

    Let's put it in context.. In 1975 you joined the line-up for Steve Hillage’s first solo album Fish Rising, recorded not long before your and Steve’s departure from Gong.

    Fish Rising would probably...
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    Tim Blake interview

    I learned a few things from this.. guess I've had my head in the sand re: the internal politics of Gong during the Teapot/Angels Egg/You era..
    I had to leave Gong in ’75 because I was unable to have...
  39. Roger Daltrey's Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite

    Just finished reading Roger's book.. there may be another thread I missed when this book was first released back in 2018. A lot of good info covered.. One thing that kept coming up thru out the book...
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    http://www.locknfestival.com/lineup

    http://www.locknfestival.com/lineup
  41. Caffeine? Nicotine? Forget which book where he...

    Caffeine? Nicotine?
    Forget which book where he says he did in fact smoke pot but it gave him a sore throat so he didn't smoke again..
  42. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enzNePWJvI4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enzNePWJvI4
  43. The story behind Camel's Moonmadness album

    This article is from last August but interesting none the less.....
  44. I've never seen this documentary before so this...

    I've never seen this documentary before so this morning I pulled it up on Youtube only to find the sound is screwed up.. everyone sounds like they have been sucking on helium...
  45. Yeah I struggled with that... guess it's time for...

    Yeah I struggled with that... guess it's time for reading glasses..
  46. And this would have been the time frame for the...

    And this would have been the time frame for the "Household Objects" project?
    Household Objects
    Following the success of The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd were unsure of their future direction;...
  47. I guess that's my point.. they should have had...

    I guess that's my point.. they should have had leverage at that point with a label flush with cash..
    I just watched a documentary on Clive Davis on Netflix and he was obviously gobbling up as many...
  48. Pink Floyd leaving Capitol for Columbia question

    So the band scores the largest selling record in the bands history (due in large part to Capitol Records publicity) and then it's revealed that they are "Disenchanted with their US record company...
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    We had a jukebox in our lunch room.. My memories...

    We had a jukebox in our lunch room.. My memories were The OJays got played every lunch time.. On Friday afternoon before a football game the coach would have us meet in the lunch room for McDonalds...
  50. I'm about 3/4 the way thru this.. Plenty I knew...

    I'm about 3/4 the way thru this.. Plenty I knew and plenty of new stuff for me to chew on.. Glad I bought it..
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    I may be in the minority but there are a couple...

    I may be in the minority but there are a couple cuts off of Rhapsodies that hit the spot.. but agree on White Rock and Criminal Record.. in fact side one of Criminal Record could have be call a Yes...
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    About a 1/3 of the way thru the recently released...

    About a 1/3 of the way thru the recently released In the Court of King Crimson.. I never read the first edition but from what I read on whichever thread it was discussed recently this new edition has...
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    To be eligible for the Hall of Fame an individual...

    To be eligible for the Hall of Fame an individual artist or band must have released their first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.

    Ballots were cast by an...
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    No I wouldn't call it bullying.. just an...

    No I wouldn't call it bullying.. just an observation of Steve's interaction with the crowd other than to announce the song coming up or thanking the crowd for attending the show.
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    I watched a documentary on Crumb years ago that...

    I watched a documentary on Crumb years ago that we rented from our video store.. I'm sure it's available via Youtube these days..
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  56. The New Yorker article The Persistence of Prog Rock

    Interesting read..
    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/19/the-persistence-of-prog-rock/amp?fbclid=IwAR3JbmimpHVz0hLduzJMKnr0EsWI2wtYRAG2MBLDFTe1g63JHzQBAlfGoDo
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    Last two times I've seen Yes Steve has made...

    Last two times I've seen Yes Steve has made comments re: people recording the show via Iphones etc. His comments went something like.. "It's OK to take a couple of photos but to sit and film the...
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    This is the first I've ever heard of this.....

    This is the first I've ever heard of this.. stories that have circulated for years had Brian Lane talking with Wakeman along with the cassette that Jon sent him.. thus giving me and others the...
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    Agree this is a good one.. Yes Boston...

    Agree this is a good one..


    Yes
    Boston Garden
    Boston, MA
    12 August 1977

    Master audience recording taped by Dan Lampinski
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    Hard to narrow it down to 5.. these five are from...

    Hard to narrow it down to 5.. these five are from the era I cut my teeth on..
    Freak Out
    Were Only in it for the Money
    Hot Rats
    Just another Band from LA
    Overnight Sensation

    There's plenty to...
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