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    Hey - does anybody know whether the phrase "knock...

    Hey - does anybody know whether the phrase "knock and knowall" was around before the Lamb?

    Where does that come from? What does it mean? Did Gabriel come up with it? (or should I say, it..)
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    Its true the LA show (9/23/77 that I was at!!! )...

    Its true the LA show (9/23/77 that I was at!!! ) has alot of crowd noise.

    The Long Beach show a few nights later is a good one to listen to as well. The band was really high energy at this point...
  3. For the third album tour (there were t-shirts...

    For the third album tour (there were t-shirts calling it the 1984 Tour of China...), The show I saw in Santa Barbara (June 1980), the band came in from the back playing drums to "Intruder" .

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    The Lamb has an interesting "psychedelic" quality...

    The Lamb has an interesting "psychedelic" quality that I think is unique to it. Some of the lyrics seem to allude to taking a drug ("something inside me has just begun" ... "I've got sunshine in my...
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    Masterpiece, great album from start to finish....

    Masterpiece, great album from start to finish. All killer, no filler. Including the story, the package, the lyrics, everything. Loved it when I first heard it around 1978, still enjoy listening to it...
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    Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry from "Bob Marley &...

    Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry from "Bob Marley & the Wailers Live! " is definitive. Probably more commonly heard than the original studio version which is nice but has a different feel.
  7. Gina Lola Breakdown

    Gina Lola Breakdown
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    And of course, (copying this from my post on...

    And of course, (copying this from my post on another forum) ...

    Jon Anderson concert, Paso Robles, CA, Mothers Day 1996.

    It was an outdoor show at a winery and it was a blazing hot day, like 90...
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    Peter Gabriel - (probably) at the Universal...

    Peter Gabriel - (probably) at the Universal Ampitheater, 1982 (might have been a different show) - A gripping performance of Family Snapshot - when he gets to the ending section, he's got the hushed...
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    Count me out too.. Having seen both (a few times...

    Count me out too.. Having seen both (a few times with Bruford, twice with the 3 drummer lineup), and listened to countless live recording, it's really comparing apples to oranges. Very different...
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    How about Gabriel's second LP? It had little...

    How about Gabriel's second LP? It had little square icons representing each player (with a small headshot) and instrument (with a graphic icon showing the instrument). (Fripp's icon was just a black...
  12. Just for the record. I was just listening to a...

    Just for the record. I was just listening to a Steve Howe interview from 1987. He mentions Bruford wrote the "Eclipse" theme in "And You & I" (sings it briefly). (The majestic orchestral melody)
  13. Just an amazing and magical group!! Nice to see...

    Just an amazing and magical group!! Nice to see that some folks here know of them (and to have been there for the Bap-tizum show at Ann Arbor -- wow!!)

    Their music really rewards you the more...
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    I think maybe it was Belew's (or Wetton's) name...

    I think maybe it was Belew's (or Wetton's) name he forgot (hard to imagine him forgetting Fripp's) ... But yeah, seems like he was mixing memories of the 80's "Discipline" Crimson with 70's Crimson....
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    Here's a KC tribute band:...

    Here's a KC tribute band:
    https://www.facebook.com/King-Crimson-tribute-by-The-Great-Deceivers-132468405945/

    Now, where can I find the current crimson's version of "Fracture"? Is there a...
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    Where is there a recorded version of this band...

    Where is there a recorded version of this band doing "Fracture"? Thanks
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    ...which means they were profoundly influenced by...

    ...which means they were profoundly influenced by them
  18. I always thought it was "You got the money back,...

    I always thought it was "You got the money back, that's OK. Who needs a Cadillac anyway?" . Possibly a comment on leaving Genesis just before the band started making real money.
  19. Aha! I was just randomly listening to an old...

    Aha! I was just randomly listening to an old interview with Jon & Rick from Sydney Australia, dated 3/26/73. (I got it from this page: http://www.yessongs.nl/05-TFTO.html - under the "Interviews...
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    Which one of the claws is pink?

    Which one of the claws is pink?
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    I've heard a bunch of live stuff from that...

    I've heard a bunch of live stuff from that period, and never heard much in terms of obvious overdubs on Seconds Out, but would be interested to hear where they are.
  22. I seem to remember reading somewhere that Bruford...

    I seem to remember reading somewhere that Bruford wrote the Eclipse theme...
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    I never thought it sounds like he said that... :)

    I never thought it sounds like he said that... :)
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    All JeffCarney was saying was the song bothers...

    All JeffCarney was saying was the song bothers him, not that anyone else should feel the same way. And based on Plant's intro, I can see why he came to feel that way. I don't find that so hard to...
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    I agree there, but the real question is what is...

    I agree there, but the real question is what is better Formentera Lady >> Sailor's Tale or The Letters>> Sailor's Tale.

    Hard to imagine Formentera Lady NOT going into Sailor's Tale
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    also: a female vocalist and a string section......

    also: a female vocalist and a string section... ;) Though they could do the string parts with mellotron/guitar...

    I love that piece too... would be awesome if they did that and then into Sailors...
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    Is that true? I'm curious to know where you got...

    Is that true? I'm curious to know where you got that info. Is there a study that supports/demonstrates this claim?
  28. Thread: Yes- Live At QPR

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    You're probably right that it was Rick and about...

    You're probably right that it was Rick and about those details... thanks.
  29. Thread: Yes- Live At QPR

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    That's exactly the show I'm talking about... but...

    That's exactly the show I'm talking about... but I've listened to many other versions and never heard it like that anywhere else (and it cuts off in the middle of the second "cha-" like someone...
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    Stevie Wonder's "Power Flower" - lyrics say ...

    Stevie Wonder's "Power Flower" - lyrics say

    "He's a power flower, protecting all the flowers"

    I thought:

    "He's a power flower, technicolor flowers"
  31. Thread: Yes- Live At QPR

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    That "cadenza" (if it's the part I'm thinking of)...

    That "cadenza" (if it's the part I'm thinking of) was a synth (probably Moog) on the original album.. I think I remember Jon described it as the "Old church" (represented by the pipe organ) giving...
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    The whole song! In fact, I think it might be the...

    The whole song! In fact, I think it might be the only keyboard on the sang. Played live with the band through the swiss phone lines...
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    I think you're referring to an earlier incident...

    I think you're referring to an earlier incident that happened around '77 when ELP was touring and at a commercial peak, and Fripp was reinventing himself in New York. It's recounted in Sid Smith's...
  34. From what I understand, "millennials" refers to...

    From what I understand, "millennials" refers to people who came of age around the 2000's - born in the 80's or so
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    "Trying to find a woman who's never, never,...

    "Trying to find a woman who's never, never, never, never been boned"

    "But Gollum, the evil one, crept up and slipped away with her... her.. her chair!"
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    I could be wrong but i still think he sings...

    I could be wrong but i still think he sings "comment" on the studio version (at least). The thing is, Jon really pronounces his R's , (he doesn't have the kind of accent where you don't hear the R),...
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    I think ( on the studio version of Your Move) Jon...

    I think ( on the studio version of Your Move) Jon sings "Send an instant comment to me" , but the backing vocals definitely say "karma"
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    Pretty sure it's "spitting out pieces of his...

    Pretty sure it's "spitting out pieces of his broken luck"
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    I seem to remember that on the original LP of...

    I seem to remember that on the original LP of Brian Salad Surgery, the lyrics read "new clear dawn" but Lake pronounces it more as "nuclear". I think that was a deliberate pun.
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    It's actually "Armies gather near" :D

    It's actually "Armies gather near" :D
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHash5takWU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHash5takWU
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    Maybe less so on this site, but he did get a lot...

    Maybe less so on this site, but he did get a lot of flak for his 70's lyrics as well back then (even from the rest of the band!) I do think there's a lot to be said for how unique his approach was...
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    Very timely to post this today . Happy 72nd...

    Very timely to post this today . Happy 72nd birthday Jon Anderson!!

    What a great singer and a great guy. Just full of positive high energy. Really like no other. I'm amazed he's still singing so...
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    What happened to these songs??? One thing I...

    What happened to these songs???

    One thing I find interesting is the background vocals for the intro chant on Revealing. That bass voice (Howe?) - how they phase it in & out...
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    "we don't even need to try, we are one!"

    "we don't even need to try, we are one!"
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    couldn't resist! but i was kind of kidding... I...

    couldn't resist! but i was kind of kidding... I actually agree with your point... Howe has such an individual style, pretty hard to mimic! True of Anderson, Squire, White, Bruford, Wakeman, etc....
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    Two words: Jimmy Haun

    Two words: Jimmy Haun
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    I think you've got it backwards. I looked at a...

    I think you've got it backwards. I looked at a clip (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaQlAB069iI)

    and Rick is on the right side of the screen ("house right"), which makes him stage left as usual...
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    Frontman who stands in back!
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    Don't forget Tom Brislin. I just relistened to...

    Don't forget Tom Brislin. I just relistened to the show I went to in NYC in 2001 with the orchestra. Granted his job was different because of the orchestra, but he really nails Wakeman's and Moraz's...
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    Though I'm not a fan of his solo albums and many...

    Though I'm not a fan of his solo albums and many of his later period choices of sound, I would really point to the Progeny release of the 1972 tour to show what a great player he was in the band in...
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    I think Seconds Out is an awesome live album,...

    I think Seconds Out is an awesome live album, really well produced. I understand the criticism of the production/mixing, but don't share the opinion and really enjoy it. I would also like to see...
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    How about the mellotron / bass break after the...

    How about the mellotron / bass break after the keyboard solo in "Robbery Assault & Battery". Sounds a bit like Yes..
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    I disagree on this. Really like the church organ...

    I disagree on this. Really like the church organ sound on Parallels. I don't find the solo or playing lumbering at all, to the contrary I think it's a big part of what makes the track unique, and it...
  55. Just a matter of opinion there. I don't have a...

    Just a matter of opinion there. I don't have a particular preference, but I do believe Belew's singing style in Crimson was very much influenced by Byrne's. Perhaps a bit too much so at first (to the...
  56. The 1981 version of Crimson was a band that...

    The 1981 version of Crimson was a band that required tons of musical precision (possibly more so than any previous version of the band), and I'd be willing to bet they practiced a lot to pull off...
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    Uh... as far as I know he's the ONLY person who...

    Uh... as far as I know he's the ONLY person who has tried to replace Squire in Yes....



    Uh... and let's not forget... a full orchestra as well!!!

    Just being snarky.. They are both great...
  58. State of Independence is the tune in question....

    State of Independence is the tune in question. Quincy Jones produced Donna Summer's cover, with Michael Jackson singing backup vocals. Not much of a stretch to think it influenced "Billie Jean" but I...
  59. Thanks for filling out the memory. I saw crimson...

    Thanks for filling out the memory. I saw crimson a few times in the 80's and indeed there was some soloing from Bruford.

    Also on the Bruford - Moraz tour (& record) the drum solo was "The Drum...
  60. They included a drum duet with Chester on Dance...

    They included a drum duet with Chester on Dance on a Volcano - Los Endos as well.
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