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    Finally got to see Al Stewart in concert a couple...

    Finally got to see Al Stewart in concert a couple years ago. I have most of his albums; he is one of the great songwriters and Year of the Cat deserved the success it had. I don't think he's done a...
  2. I recently acquired the two 5cd original album...

    I recently acquired the two 5cd original album sets - this one is a stand out to my ears- though the quality is top class throughout.
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    The recent BBC documentary about Alan Hull has...

    The recent BBC documentary about Alan Hull has set me off on a full blown Lindisfarne binge. Dingly Dell this morning, the first two albums yesterday and Pipedream will be along shortly. Other folk...
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    Steeleye Span - Commoners Crown & All Around My...

    Steeleye Span - Commoners Crown & All Around My Hat
    Zappa Meat Light (disc 1)
    The Hollies - For Certain Because..
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    ^^^^^ Thank you for the info. I agree that the...

    ^^^^^ Thank you for the info. I agree that the concert sounds very professional - the rehearsing obviously paid off!
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    I was given the Live at the Gong Family...

    I was given the Live at the Gong Family Unconventional Gathering as a birthday present a couple of days ago and I must say it is a a very fine recording, as you would expect. The track list is very...
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    Gong- Live At The Unconventional Roy Harper -...

    Gong- Live At The Unconventional
    Roy Harper - Counter Culture
    Zappa - Orchestral Favourites & Strictly Commercial
    Kevin Burke & jackie Daly Eavesdropper
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    I'm afraid that this has been the pattern with...

    I'm afraid that this has been the pattern with every single band or artist that I have grown to love. I cannot think of an exception.
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    Jean-Luc Ponty: King Kong Zappa: Grand Wazoo...

    Jean-Luc Ponty: King Kong
    Zappa: Grand Wazoo
    Soft Machine: Bundles
    Jethro Tull: A Passion Play
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    Always something new to discover in Joni's albums.

    Always something new to discover in Joni's albums.
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    Daevid Allen's wonderful Good Morning! album has...

    Daevid Allen's wonderful Good Morning! album has some lovely Deya ambience - a cock crowing, some sparrows chirping away as they do in the Mediterranean. All adds to the magic of the album.
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    One of my first albums was the budget music for...

    One of my first albums was the budget music for pleasure label Fire Brigade album - great stuff. Still got it here somewhere! And a bit more since!
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    Egg: S/T Nik Turner: Space Fusion Odyssey...

    Egg: S/T
    Nik Turner: Space Fusion Odyssey
    Zappa: Ship To Late to Save A Drowning Witch/ Weasels Ripped My Flesh
    Daevid Allen: Australia Aquaria
    Ozric Tentacles: There Is Nothing
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    Did I read somewhere that there was a falling out...

    Did I read somewhere that there was a falling out between him and Mike Pinder? Which was why Mike never was able to return to the band. Begs the question, if I've remembered correctly.
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    The first great post Syd album. One of my...

    The first great post Syd album. One of my favourites of theirs.
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    ^^^^ Definitely not interested if its only a CDR.

    ^^^^ Definitely not interested if its only a CDR.
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    Zappa: Lumpy Gravy Camberwell Now: All's Well...

    Zappa: Lumpy Gravy
    Camberwell Now: All's Well
    Steve Hillage: Point 3 Water
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    Apart from the odd live album I have pretty well...

    Apart from the odd live album I have pretty well everything that they have done - hugely fond of them. Their run of albums in the 70s was superb. Never the same without Tim Hart in my opinion - his...
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    Zappa: Apostrophe (') - disappointing, btw.

    Zappa: Apostrophe (') - disappointing, btw.
  20. Thread: The Challenge

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    If people are watching this stuff they obviously...

    If people are watching this stuff they obviously haven't got good enough record collections.
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    The Moodies were one of my first love's as a...

    The Moodies were one of my first love's as a teenager. A sad day.
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    Camberwell Now; All's Well

    Camberwell Now; All's Well
  23. One of the few Gong albums I've yet to acquire. I...

    One of the few Gong albums I've yet to acquire. I do have the live material on the Trilogy deluxe editions however. It has to be good!
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    "Would you like some tea?".... "Bye Bye".....

    "Would you like some tea?".... "Bye Bye".....
  25. I'm sure I read an interview from a few years...

    I'm sure I read an interview from a few years back where he said he had a few ideas that might lead to a new Steve Hillage Band album...doesn't look like he's made any progress on that idea.
  26. Thread: Magma news

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    I don't have any Magma albums- should I seek...

    I don't have any Magma albums- should I seek professional help?
  27. A great album - padded out a bit I feel- but the...

    A great album - padded out a bit I feel- but the band were still at the top of their game. I think their music and themes sat more comfortably with the 'English' themes of previous albums - but that...
  28. Thank you. Very enjoyable.

    Thank you. Very enjoyable.
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    Zappa: Chunga's Revenge The Clash: London Calling

    Zappa: Chunga's Revenge
    The Clash: London Calling
  30. Yes- I highly recommend the Binge threads - for...

    Yes- I highly recommend the Binge threads - for me it opened up all sorts of new avenues to explore.
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    Well that didn't last long... two more Zappa cds...

    Well that didn't last long... two more Zappa cds on the way
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    I don't know if its the voice range - but the...

    I don't know if its the voice range - but the melodies all sound the same these days, sadly. Playing is lovely of course.
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    I haven't bought anything for over a week. I'll...

    I haven't bought anything for over a week. I'll listen to the ones I've already bought....let's see how long this lasts...
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    Sibelius knew when to stop.

    Sibelius knew when to stop.
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    Greek coffee -σκέτος, is RIO of coffee.

    Greek coffee -σκέτος, is RIO of coffee.
  36. Giving it a spin this morning -and really hitting...

    Giving it a spin this morning -and really hitting the spot. Fish certainly knew how to do unrequited love with style. And what if they were influenced by Genesis? Genesis weren't actually doing...
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    I played Manna/Mirage this morning...migrated...

    I played Manna/Mirage this morning...migrated over to Zappa's Jazz noise now
  38. I like this one.

    I like this one.
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    Zappa: Make a Jazz Noise Here. Prefer the 2nd cd...

    Zappa: Make a Jazz Noise Here. Prefer the 2nd cd I think.
  40. Thread: ELP to Reunite?

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    ^^^ Hackett has the wrong initials - need a E and...

    ^^^ Hackett has the wrong initials - need a E and an L
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    The naysayers have it for me; I don't think I...

    The naysayers have it for me; I don't think I will be going beyond Strictly Commercial for this period.
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    I have this album on cd. Very fine it is too.

    I have this album on cd. Very fine it is too.
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    The band are starting to get their act together...

    The band are starting to get their act together on this album...almost there. Worthwhile!
  44. Just watched it. A very moving film. Some of the...

    Just watched it. A very moving film. Some of the music clips were a bit too short for my liking and I would have liked a little bit more music analysis - but I don't think the latter was their...
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    I think we'd end up with a longer list of people...

    I think we'd end up with a longer list of people that shouldn't have done a solo album....
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    Gave it another spin this evening. It definitely...

    Gave it another spin this evening. It definitely has a touch of class.
  47. Thanks Munster & Calyx for the wisdom- I suspect...

    Thanks Munster & Calyx for the wisdom- I suspect I won't be able to resist anything is released!
  48. A box set sounds exciting! I'd like to have the...

    A box set sounds exciting! I'd like to have the Gong version of the Solar Music Suite too - I wonder what other rarities it might have? I'm not sure I want multiple versions of songs I already have...
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    I seem to have regressed back to picture...

    I seem to have regressed back to picture books...mostly of the steam locomotives of the Great Western Railway.
  50. Having bought the deluxe cds of the trilogy, the...

    Having bought the deluxe cds of the trilogy, the Birthday album and the Peel sessions cds I have quite a lot of live Gong...including all those tracks in one form or another. Now do I need another...
  51. ^^^ If the track listing is similar to the above...

    ^^^ If the track listing is similar to the above I shall be most interested! :-)
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    Steve Hillage; Motivation Radio COB: Moyshe...

    Steve Hillage; Motivation Radio
    COB: Moyshe McStiff & the Tartan Lancers of the Sacred Heart
    Dirk Mont Campbell: Music From a Round Tower
    Miles Davis: Kind Of Blue
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    Mighty Baby: A Jug Of Love Alice Coltrane: A...

    Mighty Baby: A Jug Of Love
    Alice Coltrane: A Monastic Trio
    Tim Blake: Crystal Machine
    Steve Hillage: Fish Rising
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    Cafe Del Mar -Volume 3 The Muffins -Love Letter...

    Cafe Del Mar -Volume 3
    The Muffins -Love Letter #1
    Alice Coltrane -Ptah the El Daoud
    ...some Zappa imminent I expect
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    Wayne Shorter- Speak No Evil Bruford - One Of A...

    Wayne Shorter- Speak No Evil
    Bruford - One Of A Kind
    Roland Kirk - Jazz Masters 27 (compilation)
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    ^^^ No - is the solo album any good? How does it differ from an Ozrics one? I bought Space For the Earth (just before the deluxe version as announced...grr)
  57. I'm happy with the versions I have - I only...

    I'm happy with the versions I have - I only started buying them because I'd run out of Gong and Steve Hillage albums to buy. The do have 3 0r 4 albums out of print so they might usefully re-press...
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    Gosh- he looks like his dad! Stereo 'mono' mixes...

    Gosh- he looks like his dad! Stereo 'mono' mixes of the earlier albums would be the next step I would have thought....
  59. ^^^ Well they should do- I've bought 19 of their...

    ^^^ Well they should do- I've bought 19 of their albums in the last 12 months.
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    I have the Contraband album and The Continuing...

    I have the Contraband album and The Continuing Story Of Radar Love compilation (- which has 3 tracks off Moontan). Time they were dug and out given a fresh listen
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