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  1. ^^ Redmember hearin a few times their debut...

    ^^

    Redmember hearin a few times their debut and liking it better most of the F Mac stuff of his, though it sounded like so many other hard rock bands

    Manalishi? Oh Well

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    Two of my faves (both on Dawn) ...

    Two of my faves (both on Dawn)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH1qGZGF9HY


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=outeMg7vQY0
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    Sticky: TBH & IMHO, Jumbo and Rockpommel are very...

    TBH & IMHO, Jumbo and Rockpommel are very derivative of Yes & Genesis...
    They're not representative of what Grobschnitt could do when being Grobschnitt.

    Go directly to Solar Music Live, though...
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    Sticky: Definitely prefer the live version, but this is...

    Definitely prefer the live version, but this is their second best (IMHO) after their debut.
  5. Though it's one of my utter-fave albums, I don't...

    Though it's one of my utter-fave albums, I don't really have an interest for TAAB big set, once you know they barely ever-played the full thing live and that there were never extra track outside the...
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    I know what you mean. Personally I'm much more...

    I know what you mean.
    Personally I'm much more interested in the first stable line-up (Jenkins/Marshall/Spedding) in a filmed performance than the second (+/-) stable line-up (Bertles/Castle/Sutton)
  7. Relistened to Future Games and Bare Trees, and...

    Relistened to Future Games and Bare Trees, and this version of FM is definitely not for me.
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    hadn't seen this before ...

    hadn't seen this before


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMp-bdUbM2A
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    Yikes, Pete :oops If I'd known you were on...

    Yikes, Pete :oops

    If I'd known you were on this board, I might have certainly worded my reaction differently.
    I guess I'm expecting everyone to remember which tracks are on which album and the...
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    Been wondering sometimes about that issue...

    Been wondering sometimes about that issue myself, though I've not lost sleep (so far) over this issue.
    At first, I counted on Duncan to disseminate the proof of my good tastes around the world,...
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    TBH, I can't spend 90 minutes watching these, so...

    TBH, I can't spend 90 minutes watching these, so it's a good thing that their choices are written in the first posts down there.

    Nice to put some faces on the usernames (Chuck, Ken, Jon, for ex),...
  12. Thread: The Final Cut

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    Let's count TFC as a solo album, and it ranks +/-...

    Let's count TFC as a solo album, and it ranks +/- equal to ATD and Is This, but well ahead of P&C and KAOS.
  13. Thread: RIP Roman Bunka

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    RIP Roman. I guess I'll play all 7 of my...

    RIP Roman.

    I guess I'll play all 7 of my Embryo albums in the 10 days to come
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    interesting - didn't know either (or totally...

    interesting - didn't know either (or totally forgot)

    Though the Spanish Progressive rock encyclopedia site cites them as Spanish (or do not specify that they're from the "other side" of the Basque...
  15. Being in Montréal (and moving to Toronto soon...

    Being in Montréal (and moving to Toronto soon afterwards) around the release of Harmonium's debut, I can assure you that Instant wasn't the only track playing constantly on the radio: the eponymous...
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    I thought that was released on the Background...

    I thought that was released on the Background label.
    I was able to listen to most of their catalogue, but only Sindelfingen and Raw Material's debut was of "major" interest (what a stunning...
  17. Bruce ruined Genesis as well?? :O :p ...

    Bruce ruined Genesis as well?? :O :p



    Imagine Bruce in a wheelchair touring the planet :roll
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    With La Chanson Française, there are a bunch of...

    With La Chanson Française, there are a bunch of meaningful texts/lyrics that are definitely worthy of remembering. I mean not only in the Brassens, Brel, Ferré, Ferrat era (50 to 70's), but plenty of...
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    I will have to relisten to this album ( I...

    I will have to relisten to this album (


    I have no recollection of ever hearing the band's fist album, though - but I found it on YT (sooo I will remedy that).


    EDIT:


    OK, relistened to...
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    :lol I'll quote Albert when I use that line. ...

    :lol

    I'll quote Albert when I use that line.

    But yeah, it took me two decades to reach age 10, took another two decades to reach 30, half a decade to reach 40, a quarter decade to reach 50, a...
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    From Brad's lists, nothing appear as must have or...

    From Brad's lists, nothing appear as must have or essential (and certainly not Flame Dream).

    IMHO, the only thing Brad is really missing on from his two lists are Modry Effekt and Fermata (but...
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    I +/- stopped counting halfway through, but I...

    I +/- stopped counting halfway through, but I guess I must own around 50 of them and there are another 15 that I maybe should own (but not the UK albums :p )

    I can't help to wonder how many albums...
  23. Really, I think that's what Banks secretly means....

    Really, I think that's what Banks secretly means.
    He's often been annoyed at the respect the public has for those albums that didn't make him rich.



    That A-side of "Shapes" is actually OK...
  24. Well, I'd guess this will come out this...

    Well, I'd guess this will come out this year,precisely for the 40th BD



    I'd prefer them to release a DVD with the film than just the sonic recordings
  25. Thread: Gravy Train

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    OK, pulled out the CDr compilation (wasn much...

    OK, pulled out the CDr compilation (wasn much easier to find than I feared, stuck between my Gracious and Raw Material compilations) and currently listening to it (catching on YT the tracks I...
  26. Thread: Gravy Train

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    I'll have to find my CDr compilation of their...

    I'll have to find my CDr compilation of their four albums, though I might say three, because I can't remember selecting anything from Second Birth. Discovered them during the 90's, when most of these...
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    Dare I even say that The Doors' legacy would be...

    Dare I even say that The Doors' legacy would be very different today, if they hadn't made LAW before Jimbo died, not just because of the quantum leap in sonics.
    Much of the fascination about 90's...
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    Gotta be kidding. An ex-Buggles?? I'd prefer Tony...

    Gotta be kidding. An ex-Buggles?? I'd prefer Tony Kaye - at least an original member.



    Again, I don't understand how the owner can be someone who wasn't an original member if there is one left...
  29. Weird that it was on CFNY (the New Wave radio -...

    Weird that it was on CFNY (the New Wave radio - also called Spirit of Radio) ... but then again, I can't see that happening on CHUM-FM or CILQ-107

    ===============

    I remember a France-Inter...
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    100% agree except for TSP track being...

    100% agree except for TSP track being pretentious... Yeah, sure the opening monologue can appear so, but I skip it almost every time. But the song itself is one of their more fiery track (and maybe...
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    Never heard of them!! :p ;) my fave ...

    Never heard of them!! :p ;)


    my fave

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bdC7k2Nu4s
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    TBH, if I had to choose two KC boxsets, Sailor's...

    TBH, if I had to choose two KC boxsets, Sailor's Tale and Road To Red would be them.

    But I've got +/- all I need from those two eras.
    (since I also own the Epitath series from the...
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    Currently listening to Ramshackled for the first...

    Currently listening to Ramshackled for the first time in my life.
    Better than what I expected (especially that I +/- involuntarily snobbed it until now), as I guess I expected something closer to...
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    Sticky: not new (released late last year), and a...

    not new (released late last year), and a compilation

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  35. Thread: Progarchives

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    RYM also does it. PA's DB is fairly...

    RYM also does it.
    PA's DB is fairly one-dimensional. It's only concerned with the album's content, not the different reissues - since both Discogs & RYM already were doing that at the time of PA's...
  36. Thread: Ten Years After

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    aaaah, yesss, of course. ;) I don't mind the...

    aaaah, yesss, of course. ;)

    I don't mind the gatefold inside these two albums (Watt's outer gatefold is a full picture after all) , because they go out all-psychedelia. despite the band being at...
  37. Thread: Band Mascots

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    Haven't seen a mention of the Jester in the...

    Haven't seen a mention of the Jester in the Fish-era Marillion.
  38. Thread: Ten Years After

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    TYA was ma fave band circa 74/76 (OK tied with...

    TYA was ma fave band circa 74/76 (OK tied with Jethro Tull and Savoy Brown) and I used to sign my pinball high-scores with TYA X)
    I owned every album in vinyl at one point, though I wasn't that...
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    16055 Actually, he does post interesting...

    16055



    Actually, he does post interesting suggestions and I kind of appreciate his input... but his carpet-bombing always returns, soon or later.



    He'(s not known for double profiles:...
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    He spent most of his life in Toronto or Southern...

    He spent most of his life in Toronto or Southern Ontario and I must've seen him some 15 times (usually double or triple bills)

    Never went specifically for him, as he waqs often veering a little...
  41. i'll keep an ear out to hear what it sounds like....

    i'll keep an ear out to hear what it sounds like.

    I guess this was pre-Bluesology as well, then?

    The "Sgt" part in the title sounds like it meant to chase after the fab four.

    Anazing that...
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    I had no idea that Gomelski's name would pop up...

    I had no idea that Gomelski's name would pop up so many times throughout those 90 minutes, even after reading your foreword. ;)

    I wonder what Offord would've offered to Magma & Gong's respective...
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    A clear waste of vinyl, then?? :p ;) Never...

    A clear waste of vinyl, then?? :p ;)


    Never been a TFK fan, though if I had to name one album, I'd say Adventures would be it.
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    I"ve never seen Yes without White, whether in the...

    I"ve never seen Yes without White, whether in the 70's (twice) or 90/00's (six/7 times)
  45. My first thoughts. Not much in it for me that I...

    My first thoughts. Not much in it for me that I haven't got already

    Probably part of his "Legacy Curation". :lol



    Earthworks, I was never able to permeate it. I'm simply not big on 80's...
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    RIP ...

    RIP


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoJQAyrUHhA
  47. ^^^ Svetie, as much as your thread-flooding...

    ^^^
    Svetie,

    as much as your thread-flooding suggestions can be interesting (I'll admit you've been refraining of doing this in your latest virtual incarnation, so far), the last one just above is...
  48. Thread: R.I.P. Vangelis

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    ^^^ Thx, Svettie. I was cy-urious about the...

    ^^^
    Thx, Svettie.

    I was cy-urious about the first two OST soundtrackDoesn't sound like a porn flick soundtrack ;) - especially compared to Klaus' Body Love.

    I'll have to check out if I can...
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    ^^^^ single sleeve double album on Sire label,...

    ^^^^

    single sleeve double album on Sire label, but had a cut-out front. All my Focus vinyl albums were on Sire or Atco - thankfully, as the Polydor were usually crap (with the exception of...
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    JaG is definitely a step down from their first...

    JaG is definitely a step down from their first two, but still quite good (IMHO). They should've replaced two or three of the weaker tracks to feature something of the monster size of BLS/MC or The...
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    Get a load of this amazing crescendo (after the...

    Get a load of this amazing crescendo (after the great bolero and the awesome duende)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4M6Z8uzIf3A


    they could've gone full-prog (they had the potential,...
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    Sticky: This one is for Renate (but not only for her) ...

    This one is for Renate (but not only for her)

    2812057778
  53. Thread: R.I.P. Vangelis

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1mTaorlZ08

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1mTaorlZ08
  54. Thread: R.I.P. Vangelis

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    RIP, Evangelos ...

    RIP, Evangelos


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KCbqhJt16k
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    I was under the impression that the VCS3 was in...

    I was under the impression that the VCS3 was in Sinfield's hands.



    I've always taken Haskell's comment about Lizard with a grain of salt. Revisionism is more like it.
    OK, he hated being in...
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    for me, if Forces was still +/- the early...

    for me, if Forces was still +/- the early Triumph, they sort of lost their sonic cachet with NS and T7 with that big production ala FM/AOR/MTV



    I think that MLG is the last Triumph show I saw...
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    Let's just say that I had a preference for...

    Let's just say that I had a preference for Triumph over Rush until Just A Game - which was still good, but I expected them to go proggier after The City.

    Their respective next two (PW & MP and PoP...
  58. this one kind of escaped my investigation for a...

    this one kind of escaped my investigation for a while, because caught in sandwich between two below-par releases (Surfin' and Calypso), but IMHO, it is the better of those three.

    Until We Keep On...
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    RIP I knew he'd been in Italy after Rooster...

    RIP

    I knew he'd been in Italy after Rooster (actually, Made In England is a great album, N&G not really), but was never aware of the Spinal Tap drumming gig.

    Acvording to Wiki, he had musical...
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    Wasn't there a thread about this documentary in...

    Wasn't there a thread about this documentary in the making?




    where can we find this docu/rocku?

    I'm in until Allied Forces.

    I hoped off the bus afterwards (actually, in retrospect, I...
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