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  1. Sticky: This is awesome and fascinating. Iíve often...

    This is awesome and fascinating. Iíve often wondered what to do with my collection when I cross over. This gives me an idea hmmmmmmÖÖ
  2. Genesis memorabilia collection for sale

    Hello prog friends
    I am selling my Genesis memorabilia collection to help with some mounting medical bills. The collection consists of posters, press releases, buttons, tribute band posters, concert...
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    Prog in Paris and Amsterdam

    Howdy folks,
    I'm traveling to Paris and Amsterdam in early October and am looking for any recommendations for prog friendly CD shops and music venues that might have shows happening. Thanks in...
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    When the venue makes the show

    Recently while traveling in Italy I attended two classical concerts, one a Beethoven piano recital and the other a Vivaldi string orchestra concert. The piano recital was held in a remarkable 18th...
  5. Saw the trio tour in the nineties and it was good...

    Saw the trio tour in the nineties and it was good but a little sloppy. Can't wait to see what the five piece will sound like. Progtober fest here I come!
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    Hate to spoil the enthusiasm, but these guys last...

    Hate to spoil the enthusiasm, but these guys last 3 albums (sounds, Happiness 1 and 2) were such a letdown that I tread these waters very carefully. There were probably 4 good songs between all three...
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    Prog in Italy

    I'm taking my daughter on a backpacking trip of Italy this spring and if possible would like to do some CD shopping. Any Italian members or travelers know of any specific areas or stores where I can...
  8. I saw these guys at the night of prog in Germany...

    I saw these guys at the night of prog in Germany and they just floored me and the entire early morning audience with their brand of symph prog fusion. Brought the entire crowd to its feet at the end...
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    Play Fantasy Prog Festival

    Lets create fantasy prog fests. Assume a Rosfest style show going from Friday evening to Sunday evening, 2 bands Fri, 4 each Saturday and Sunday. No Genesis reunions or raising the dead to play, only...
  10. My first Guitar teacher turned me on to this in...

    My first Guitar teacher turned me on to this in the late 70's. A total masterpiece, you can hear Steve's contribution to the band sound clearly on this album. The haunting romanticism, lyrical...
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    Loreley 2015

    Any PE people in N.America crossing the pond for this fest in Germany this July? I have a air ticket and concert ticket booked and I am super excited about this. I was wondering if any previous...
  12. I am totally interested in going to this. I am...

    I am totally interested in going to this. I am researching some frequent flyer options right now. Can anybody out there help me with some info (former attendees or German locals).

    What is the...
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    RIP Ted Reinhardt

    Fellow PE people, it is with great shock and sadness I must inform you of the death of Drummer/percussionist Ted Reinhardt, the founder and driving force behind 1980's fusion rock band Gamalon. Ted...
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    Tornflakes - Love it

    Tornflakes - Love it
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    I wanted to start a thread like this but never...

    I wanted to start a thread like this but never got to it,
    My fantasy prog band:

    David Torn - Guitars, Oud, Looping
    Trilok Gurtu - Drums, Cymbals, Percussion and Tabla
    Michael Manring - Fretted...
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    I really loved it when it came out. The whole...

    I really loved it when it came out. The whole "Smallcreep" section is great and I love the beautiful ballad that it ends with. Simon Phillips on drums, Ant on keys, great singing from Noel McCalla, a...
  17. Go see the musical box.

    Go see the musical box.
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    David I may need a room again this year will know...

    David I may need a room again this year will know when I hit LA in about. Six hours will pm you then
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    I'll be there, with two LA friends in tow.

    I'll be there, with two LA friends in tow.
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    I loved all of it! I like the way they progressed...

    I loved all of it! I like the way they progressed from a floyd-esque begining through to a song oriented phaze into metal territory. I wish more bands would take great leaps into differing styles...
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    For some reason the second o in moog did not...

    For some reason the second o in moog did not light up at the opening gala.
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    A useless exercise... Useless enough...

    A useless exercise...[/QUOTE]

    Useless enough for you to answer in every catagory..........
    Most things done for fun and laughs are..............lighten up Francis
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    Prog rock instrument olympics

    For the gold Medal please list your choice of victor in the following contests:

    Arp vs Moog

    Hammond vs Mellotron

    Rhodes vs Vibes

    Les paul vs Strat
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    Cameron Hawkins (FM)

    Cameron Hawkins (FM)
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    Phil watshisname (the Genesis Guy) Don Henley...

    Phil watshisname (the Genesis Guy)
    Don Henley
    Gil Moore (Triumph)
    Ringo
    Levon Helm
  26. Genesis first went "pop" on The silent sun, In...

    Genesis first went "pop" on The silent sun, In hiding, The wilderness etc.
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    Michael Hedges - All along the watchtower-...

    Michael Hedges -
    All along the watchtower- Hendrix
    Eminance front- The Who
    Tommorow never knows- The Beatles
    Pinball wizard- The Who
    I don't live today-Hendrix
    A love bizzare- Prince

    while...
  28. Terrible news, loved his playing on many albums,...

    Terrible news, loved his playing on many albums, Impending, Test, 100 year all great records. Trent was the mastermind but Wayne brought the power and fire to the band with his heavy style of guitar....
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    CD Packaging

    I, like lots of other proggy folk am a fan of CD art, jewel Cases, digipacks, multi disk sets, CD/DVD Sets, bonus disks, and other forms of physical media packaging. Do you have a favorite form of...
  30. Future kings of england

    Future kings of england
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    A different drum Rhythm of the heat Lead a...

    A different drum
    Rhythm of the heat
    Lead a normal life
    White shadow
    Here comes the flood
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    805 Upstate NY (Syracuse) area band

    805 Upstate NY (Syracuse) area band
  33. Gonna need one big stylus

    Gonna need one big stylus
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    RIP Bruce Brucato

    It was with great saddness I learned today of the passing of Bruce Brucato, guitarist with Buffalo NY area fusion group Gamalon. Releasing a string of albums with them in the late 1980's into the...
  35. Thread: Snow

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    Snow

    Happy Arctic blast to all you PE people in North America. I am sitting home listening to:

    Snowbound - Genesis
    Snowblind - Black Sabbath
    Don't you eat that yellow snow - Zappa
    The Sahara of snow...
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    My top concerts this year included: Baja Prog (...

    My top concerts this year included:
    Baja Prog ( w/ special mention to the Hackett portion of the festival)
    Rosfest
    Steven Wilson
    Opeth

    Due to a heavy gig schedule I only attended about ten...
  37. Love the book, great resource for info. I wonder...

    Love the book, great resource for info. I wonder if there is the possibillity of a strawberry bricks Pt 2 - neo/third wave/post
    it could start right at 1980 where the original left off and trace the...
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    Is she a go-er?,does she go?, say no more! nudge...

    Is she a go-er?,does she go?, say no more! nudge nudge wink wink
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    Proggers I have Met: Phil Collins Steve...

    Proggers I have Met:

    Phil Collins
    Steve Hackett
    Alan Holdsworth
    Ian Anderson
    Jon Anderson
    Alan White
    Steve Howe
    Rick Wakeman (played nerf ball soccer w/ him and band circa 1983)
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    I saw Michael Hedges 12 times, Musical Box around...

    I saw Michael Hedges 12 times, Musical Box around 15 times, Genesis 12 times, Gabriel solo 14 times, Marillion 11 times, Yes 12 times and Zakir Husain 9 times. The whopper for me though would be that...
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    Michael Hedges had great unusual cover songs that...

    Michael Hedges had great unusual cover songs that were usually re inventions of the originals such as:

    All along the watchtower - Hendrix version
    Emminance front - The Who
    Buffalo Stance - Neena...
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    In no particular order: Michael Hedges ...

    In no particular order:

    Michael Hedges Tralf Buffalo NY 1990
    Genesis CNE Grandstand Toronto Ca 1982
    Peter Gabriel Kleinhans Musichall Buffalo NY 1980
    Yes ...
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    I saw Peter Gabriel at Kleinhans Music hall in...

    I saw Peter Gabriel at Kleinhans Music hall in Buffalo NY, in 1980 and he finished the show with an encore of "On
    the air" and "DIY" and then the house lights were switched on but the crowd refused...
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    Beethoven - 5th, 6th or 9th symphonies - Premier...

    Beethoven - 5th, 6th or 9th symphonies - Premier performances
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    Solo prog cruise passengers

    Hello proggers, I am interested in attending one or possibly both of the prog cruises (prog nation/cruise to the edge) this winter/spring and I am looking for people to split a cabin with me either...
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    Any fans going to baja prog who want to split car...

    Any fans going to baja prog who want to split car rental (from San diego to mexicalli tues PM or wed AM) and/or room at the festival please give me a holler at Patmusichead@Yahoo.com
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    Sent a PM to you today regarding this. Hope to...

    Sent a PM to you today regarding this. Hope to hear from you.
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