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  1. My big 3 are PFM, Banco and Area, and they have...

    My big 3 are PFM, Banco and Area, and they have been my favorites since the mid-70's. Many others come close, but they just don't have as many great albums in their discography.
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    I'd say no. The sticker does not say "from the...

    I'd say no. The sticker does not say "from the original master tapes". The Gong people want us to wait for the non-Charly box. I hope I live that long...
  3. I'll have to check these out when I'm not at...

    I'll have to check these out when I'm not at work. Been an experimental electronic music composer since 1980 (hence my name "sounds weird"), and have certainly delved into this type of music at times...
  4. RIP Gary Duncan of Quicksilver Messenger Service

    He was 72. "Happy Trails", Gary... I had that album and "What About Me", which contains their hit "Fresh Air" back in the day. Now I have the 2-CD compilation "Sons of Mercury".
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    Wow, all those disparate legends together on one...

    Wow, all those disparate legends together on one album, and I somehow never heard about it until now...
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    I watched it in our high school library; I guess...

    I watched it in our high school library; I guess I was in summer school, or perhaps it was some kind of band/orchestra camp.
  7. Thread: Sibelius

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    My high school orchestra did "Finlandia", and it...

    My high school orchestra did "Finlandia", and it has remained my favorite of his works.
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    Yes, I bought the LP when it came out, then got...

    Yes, I bought the LP when it came out, then got the CD when it was released. "Here Come The Fleas" is the highlight of the album for me.
  9. Thread: CD Rot

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    I had problems with some of the original Todd...

    I had problems with some of the original Todd Rundgren CD's, and remember reading that it was common. If you looked closely, you'd see tiny "bumps" gradually appear. I still have the original Another...
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    Saw him opening for King Crimson circa 1973....

    Saw him opening for King Crimson circa 1973. Weirdest combination I ever witnessed, although PFM and Dave Mason came close. RIP.
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    Ha! Bought THAT one in the New Age markdown...

    Ha! Bought THAT one in the New Age markdown section, too, for a buck. Sold it finally, but a pretty good find at the time.
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    I used to have Journeys Out of the Body; I saw a...

    I used to have Journeys Out of the Body; I saw a used or marked down copy of the LP in the New Age section back when it came out, and bought it when I saw that it had a Jade Warrior connection (I had...
  13. I have "niches" in my collection for each style...

    I have "niches" in my collection for each style of music that I like. There's more room for some niches (prog, for example) than others (bluegrass, for example). I'm not talking about how much...
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    I have the 3-CD "Cook", "Live in Japan" from...

    I have the 3-CD "Cook", "Live in Japan" from 2002, that 4-CD "10 Anni Live" book/box. I also have the Esoteric remastered releases of "Chocolate Kings" and "Jet Lag", which have almost all of the...
  15. I found that Duke Street version of The Walking...

    I found that Duke Street version of The Walking in a dollar clearance bin at a Half-Price Books. What a great find!!
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    Her early career as a big band singer is very...

    Her early career as a big band singer is very underrated/forgotten, unfortunately. Quite the talented singer.
  17. I saw her twice in the late 80's-early 90's, and...

    I saw her twice in the late 80's-early 90's, and have most of her albums and a VHS of her videos. Been listening to her since I saw this thread pop up the other day. I like all the studio albums up...
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    I saw that tour as well, in Austin. I preferred...

    I saw that tour as well, in Austin. I preferred Phil's vocal performances at that show (and on Seconds Out) to later live stuff I've heard, when he decided to add more "personality" to the Gabriel...
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    I started a thread on this release a few weeks...

    I started a thread on this release a few weeks ago; it's appropriately posted in the "What's On/What's New" forum...
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    I never cared about the concept one bit, it's all...

    I never cared about the concept one bit, it's all about the songs for me. Every song on the album is fantastic in my book (with the exception of "Lilywhite Lilith" and "The Waiting Room", which are...
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    sigh... RIP Scott. I'll be spinning him all...

    sigh... RIP Scott. I'll be spinning him all night.
  22. I've had this CD for a few years and played it...

    I've had this CD for a few years and played it several times. I remember that the album gets off to a great start, I like the first several tracks, and then it's a mix of great, good and okay tracks...
  23. I certainly hear things now that I never noticed...

    I certainly hear things now that I never noticed before I became a musician/composer/studio guy. Some great posts already, I don't have too much to add, except that I've learned to keep my mouth shut...
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    My favorite of theirs, and a top ten of all-time...

    My favorite of theirs, and a top ten of all-time album for me. I do usually skip Waiting Room, but recently I played the entire album and REALLY enjoyed it, despite playing the hell out of it since...
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    I haven't bought "Three Piece Suite" yet because...

    I haven't bought "Three Piece Suite" yet because I'm holding out for a future release containing more of my favorite songs from those three albums, which could still happen as master tapes magically...
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    That's a mellotron on Chord, synths on Autobahn...

    That's a mellotron on Chord, synths on Autobahn...
  27. There's a new low-power station here in Austin...

    There's a new low-power station here in Austin playing Radio Dismuke; I can only pick it up on the north side of town, but I love it!! Only wish they wouldn't attenuate the high frequencies so much,...
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    I've always liked "It's Not Unusual" and several...

    I've always liked "It's Not Unusual" and several of his other 60's hits; I've never liked "She's a Lady", which came 6 years later, when I'd pretty much written him off.
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    I guess the first album I bought that fit the...

    I guess the first album I bought that fit the definition was Days of Future Passed in 1967. I had a friend whose dad was a music distributor, retailer or something, and he had a bunch of sealed...
  30. Kate Bush "Other Sides" (4-CD Rarities box) to get standalone release

    Good news for those who didn't want to have to buy several of the remastered albums in that recent release just to get the non-album tracks. ...
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    I watched the whole thing pretty much, since I...

    I watched the whole thing pretty much, since I was at my girlfriend's house and she wanted to watch it. There was one WTF moment for me, during that Dolly Parton (with Maren Morris and Miley Cyrus)...
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    crap

    crap
  33. Hey, once I'm dead, it won't be my problem, will...

    Hey, once I'm dead, it won't be my problem, will it? ...Seriously, I hope my "heirs" will try to get $$$ for them...
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    That's about the time I started seeing them, too....

    That's about the time I started seeing them, too. I never wanted to spend extra money when I went to a concert back then, not even for drinks or food. When I first saw merchandise in the lobby at a...
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    I joined in late 2005 or early 2006, and...

    I joined in late 2005 or early 2006, and immediately became addicted. Would've joined sooner if I'd known about PE. Anyway, I've learned so much here over the years, and fattened my collection based...
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    Well, I'll settle for "bonus tracks", preferably...

    Well, I'll settle for "bonus tracks", preferably ones I don't have... Good Afternude!
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    Ah, the magic words I was hoping to hear: "...the...

    Ah, the magic words I was hoping to hear: "...the standalone deluxe trilogy cd's..."; so this means those of us who don't want to spring for the whole box just to get the best-sounding trilogy won't...
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    AllMusic Guide has 30-second samples of all the...

    AllMusic Guide has 30-second samples of all the tracks on this album. I see he's now showing up on ECM releases, which seems appropriate for his styles.
  39. Of course, there are newer albums that weren't...

    Of course, there are newer albums that weren't included in the earlier box set. If you read all the posts, you'll see that there are also some "rarities" that weren't in This Woman's Work, and some...
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    I remember an earlier thread here about the LP...

    I remember an earlier thread here about the LP vs. CD. Some were saying that the Windham Hill CD's re-recorded parts ruined the album. I have both versions. The differences are there but not a...
  41. I'd like to mention something that nobody's...

    I'd like to mention something that nobody's brought up yet in this thread: music makers who create music that can't be performed live. At least the artists who do perform live can make money doing...
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    I have Songs, which I really like, as well as...

    I have Songs, which I really like, as well as Accident and Parrot Fashions. Also have the collaboration album Greaves/Cunningham. I might get this...
  43. Thread: Greenslade

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    I've got the Edsel 2-fers of the first four...

    I've got the Edsel 2-fers of the first four albums. I just can't justify spending a lot more for slightly-better-sounding versions of a band that I only "like". I might listen to Greenslade once...
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    I listened to it several times, tried some lyrics...

    I listened to it several times, tried some lyrics searches and song title searches. Sounds like early 70's country-rock-singer-songwriter stuff. You'd have better luck starting a thread on the Steve...
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    Listened to it, thanks for providing the link......

    Listened to it, thanks for providing the link... not ringing any bells, but then that background music is rather generic...
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    I have several of his solo albums and the two he...

    I have several of his solo albums and the two he did with Sylvian. I like both of those collaborations, and my favorite solo albums are (in descending preference) Movies, Der Osten Ist Rot, On the...
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    Pitchfork review says something about Boat Woman...

    Pitchfork review says something about Boat Woman Song from Canaxis... I haven't heard the song from Cinema, but from your description, it's NOT from Canaxis. Can't find "Breath Taking" on Youtube (I...
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    Hope you're wrong about more delays of the Gong...

    Hope you're wrong about more delays of the Gong Trilogy stuff. My local record store has the Charly Trilogy box marked down to $49.99; it's been gathering dust since it first came in...
  49. I "love to prog" AND I love silly threads!!

    I "love to prog" AND I love silly threads!!
  50. I have most of the B-sides/Extras stuff, but I...

    I have most of the B-sides/Extras stuff, but I would have bought a set that was separate from the later albums. Oh well...
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    ...and STILL no samples anywhere that I can find....

    ...and STILL no samples anywhere that I can find. BTW, I have a Richard Harvey CD that nobody's mentioned: Italian Recorder Concertos.
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    I can't find any samples anywhere...

    I can't find any samples anywhere...
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    I also have the CD with the German/English...

    I also have the CD with the German/English versions. Prefer the German version, because I'm not a big fan of the vocalist and it's easier to take him in German; he's just not right for the proggy...
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    Another vote for "Love Is Like Oxygen", which I...

    Another vote for "Love Is Like Oxygen", which I never heard until 5 or 6 years ago, on an oldies station that had just come to Austin ("The Bat"). I just assumed it was a 10cc song that was not on...
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    Yeah, Radiohead was my thought, too...

    Yeah, Radiohead was my thought, too...
  56. I bought this one and some other Italian Prog...

    I bought this one and some other Italian Prog CD's about 15 years ago (?) when I decided that I needed some new Italian stuff beyond the albums that I'd had for many years. I got Celeste, 2 by QVL,...
  57. The verdict is in: the first 2'50" of Wond'ring...

    The verdict is in: the first 2'50" of Wond'ring Aloud, Again is unique, but after a short silence, it's identical to Wond'ring Again from the Living in the Past album. I guess Ian "misremembered"...
  58. Certainly very similar. Ian A. says they're...

    Certainly very similar. Ian A. says they're different in the liner notes of the 40th Anniversary booklet, plus the long version is obviously NOT the two shorter pieces edited together. I haven't...
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    I thought that the OP's reason for starting this...

    I thought that the OP's reason for starting this thread was to discuss whether you still hear as much of a signature style in today's drummers compared to those of yesteryear. I'm gonna say no, you...
  60. Jethro Tull's "Wond'ring Aloud", "Wond'ring Again" and "Wond'ring Aloud, Again"

    The first song appears on "Aqualung", the second one appears on "Living in the Past", and the third one appears on disc two of the 40th Anniversary "Aqualung" (along with a different version of...
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