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  1. Thread: The Guess Who

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    yes, but this was a major AM hit... can't...

    yes, but this was a major AM hit... can't remember really hearing this over FM radios


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tchwsQ7egco

    lovely tune, but attracting a very different audience.
  2. Thread: The Guess Who

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    Yup, as I said, STL and Paramount are great...

    Yup, as I said, STL and Paramount are great albums/



    Absolutely I had made an XL-II S compilation side for the car-only use.




    Well, TBH, in Canada, at one point (late 70's & early...
  3. Thread: The Guess Who

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    never really understood the behinnings of the...

    never really understood the behinnings of the band (Chad Allan), but for me, the real GW is from Wheatfield until Share The Land and Live at the Paramount. Bachman's departure definitely hurt the...
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    Sticky: One of those bands where one could say: you got...

    One of those bands where one could say: you got one, you got them all...

    But I'm, so far, happy to have them all - at least the ones that were physically available.
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    Nowadaze ( ;) ), one coud almost call Ravana...

    I'm not settled about it... my wife owned a copy and at the times I remember loving the first song (an excellent cross of the Anekdoten/Landberk school and Pink Floyd), but the remaining material...
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    thx Please run that one by me again. Not...

    thx



    Please run that one by me again. Not sure I understood it.
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    Wouldn't the Epic Years of Steppenwolf be the...

    Wouldn't the Epic Years of Steppenwolf be the Dunhill/RCA years? ;)

    Though I did buy a few of their early studio albums back in the days, all I've ever kept was their Live, album whether in vinyl...
  8. At work, in our labs, all our toolcarts are...

    At work, in our labs, all our toolcarts are Kraftwerk. :p ;)





    I've got three as well, and one of them is Organization's Tone Float... And I've got the two cone albums.

    But like most...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sWdxvNj-n0 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sWdxvNj-n0


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

    Hardly an expert in that matter, but I guess every naval power (Portugal, Spain, France, Venice,...
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    I guess playing a Rickenbacker bass in a prog...

    I guess playing a Rickenbacker bass in a prog band does that to you. ;)
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    Sticky: yup, it is different-sounding. wow, thx...

    yup, it is different-sounding.




    wow, thx Svettie.

    Good Finnish picks. :up
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    Saw him twice years apart in very alternative &...

    Saw him twice years apart in very alternative & underground manifestations.

    Once was with Merzbow in Brussels' Recup'art festival, the second time in some very unlikely situation where he was the...
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    Listened to it yesterday morning, not knowing...

    Listened to it yesterday morning, not knowing they were the opening act for Matthew Halsall last evening at Brussel's Flagey

    Much better on record than live (IMHO) :(

    Thankfully Halsall & co...
  14. And IM Not-So HO ! :p ;) a fair...

    And IM Not-So HO ! :p ;)



    a fair assessment, IMHO
  15. One has to remember that at the time, Wonderwall...

    One has to remember that at the time, Wonderwall and the later Electronic Sounds were were more "out there" as Zappa and Riley/Carlos & Co or the very british White Noise, rather than Floyd's...
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    Haven't listened to this band ever since...

    Haven't listened to this band ever since discovering their album reissues (Japanese pressings, if memory serves) in the mid-90's via my library system, but never went out of my way to acquire the...
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    Sticky: wow, this is goooood :up Thx Svettie !!!

    wow, this is goooood :up


    Thx Svettie !!!
  18. Thread: Kiwi Prog

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    Thx Svettie Wow, we get two Svettie for...

    Thx Svettie



    Wow, we get two Svettie for the price of one :O
  19. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    saw them six or seven times. Love them. ...

    saw them six or seven times.

    Love them.

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    Fave Scofield album is the Live one. :up
  20. The magic of Eldorado always escaped me, despite...

    The magic of Eldorado always escaped me, despite its "concept" concept.
    It came out as I was starting to buy albums (autumn 74) and always found something more important to buy (all the prog...
  21. Thread: Progarchives

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    M@X is selling the site, but he should fix it...

    M@X is selling the site, but he should fix it first, if he wants the price he's asking for.



    16434

    :p
  22. Thread: Progarchives

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    No problem for me either from work (Edge and...

    No problem for me either from work (Edge and Bing) or home (Firefox & Qwant) both computer on Windows 10.

    My avoidance of anything Gaagles (except for YT) has become my raison d'être - along with...
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    :lol they could've gone kaledeiscopic...

    :lol



    they could've gone kaledeiscopic (instead of all red) with that phoney & hypocrit statement
  24. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    Wow, excellent Thx for the H.U :up Ditto...

    Wow, excellent

    Thx for the H.U :up

    Ditto for the Tom Skinner ;)
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    Philip Glass' Koyaanisqatsi, anyone?

    Philip Glass' Koyaanisqatsi, anyone?
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    Well I hope you obliged her after such a "come...

    If you say so... I wouldn't know :O[/QUOTE]Me neither. It was something my wife said when I put it on...[/QUOTE]

    Well I hope you obliged her after such a "come on". ;)



    surely you...
  27. Thread: Kiwi Prog

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    this made my top list in 2020 2334206406

    this made my top list in 2020

    2334206406
  28. Thread: Kiwi Prog

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    A recent discovery of mine Dr Tree : s/t (76)...

    A recent discovery of mine

    Dr Tree : s/t (76)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08WYWIEg5Yw
  29. My fave after DooVooDoo (the debut) I must...

    My fave after DooVooDoo (the debut)



    I must say that the next albums they did with him didn't match their first collab.



    last timme I saw him was with Dimle and Paatos, for their first...
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    when not occupied by a huge black bumblebee...

    when not occupied by a huge black bumblebee wearing a tutu, it is :p ;)
  31. Thread: 2022 so far

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    time to start gathering the candidates as...

    time to start gathering the candidates as November is just around the bend.

    No order at this time:



    2022:
    Pan Daijing - Tissues
    Akku Quintet - Live
    Ikarus - Plasma
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    Dedicated to Hugues (that's moi), but obviously I...

    Dedicated to Hugues (that's moi), but obviously I wasn't paying attention of late. 16397

    Most of the Cd albums are sold-out. 16398
  33. That's quite a concept in itself :p Shallow...

    That's quite a concept in itself :p
    Shallow journalism (can't even really call that journalism at all, FTM !!!)

    Maybe we should ask Jagger & Richards to do a concept album on the mag.

    ...and...
  34. Thread: Missed shows?

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    Would you believe showing up a week too late at...

    Would you believe showing up a week too late at Massey Hall for Robin Trower?
    Never bothered to look up the date on the ticket, as I was persuaded it was a week later. Had to wait +/- 20 years...
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    Can't remember when I started with Hatfield,...

    Can't remember when I started with Hatfield, Gilgamesh and National Health, but I know it wasn't in the 70's. My guess would be the very early 90's

    I don't think I saw ever those three bands'...
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    Sticky: Those pubic hairs stuck in a bar of soap remind...

    ^^I'm not saying that I like it either, but it is getting attention and they do have a strange, offbeat sense of humour, lol. [/QUOTE]

    Those pubic hairs stuck in a bar of soap remind me of some...
  37. the ones I've actually heard at least once. ...

    the ones I've actually heard at least once.
    Those I once owned or still own

    50. Styx - Kilroy Was Here
    48. XTC - Skylarking
    45. Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime
    41. Elton John - Captain...
  38. Well at least TFTO is NOT on the list :) More...

    Well at least TFTO is NOT on the list :)

    More seriously I never knew of 3/4 of those, let alone that these artistes were actually capable of doing a concept album (let alone, even knew what it...
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    TBH, I discovered HDY a fair bit later than Sheet...

    TBH, I discovered HDY a fair bit later than Sheet Music and OST and also after Bends & Tourists (I'm not sure I saw it in the bins back then.... or it didn't hit me as a 10 CC album, since the logo...
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    This list is just as impressive as PDT's list is,...

    This list is just as impressive as PDT's list is, but doesn't make it a band.
    Not only did that make a big plus for Mornings (and to a lesser extent Defector), but this meant the compositions were...
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    Second fave Hackett solo album after Mornings,...

    Second fave Hackett solo album after Mornings, well ahead of PDT and Defector. But TBH, I've not really bought into his later career, and got rid of almost systematically everything of his thay found...
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    79'57" or 79'54", if memory serves I think...

    79'57" or 79'54", if memory serves


    I think they managed to grab some of the space that was originally attributed for the menu (track listing and such) and transform it in playing time.
    If...
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    corrected ;) I used to care for decades, but...

    corrected ;)

    I used to care for decades, but have become sooooo disillusioned with mankind, capitalism, self-centrism (the selfie generation is worse than previous ones), that I don't care anymore...
  44. Thread: CD Rot

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    While I take care of my CDs, they travel a fair...

    While I take care of my CDs, they travel a fair bit (car or holidays), but I try not to abuse of them (by being careless)

    Never encoutered a physically-undamaged commercial CD that didn't play...
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    In theory, I'd love to have been born 10 years...

    In theory, I'd love to have been born 10 years sooner (therefore in 53 rather than 63), but to better enjoy and profit the 60's & 70's (music-wise, but also other forms of arts & cultures), not to be...
  46. Most of the ticket price is decided by the...

    Does he make money on touring? I know he's had more than his share of unprofitable tours.[/QUOTE]

    Most of the ticket price is decided by the promoters, not the artistes.

    Considering Rog's...
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    first, maybe Carlberg should tell us more about...

    first, maybe Carlberg should tell us more about the Eurythmics album he's talking about.

    Pretty sure their debut and maybe their second were not originally released as CD because 1981/é oblige,...
  48. it's not so much the texts that have a problem...

    it's not so much the texts that have a problem going down with me (well Ramazzotti & Zucchero have really awful lyrics - though women seem to appreciate that crap), but also the bello canto way of...
  49. The outro of Something's Going On after a useless...

    The outro of Something's Going On after a useless fade-out is followed by reprise of an early track.

    You should also check out Maïsha and Seed Ensemble.
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    Sticky: Awesome stuff :up Ordered both albums. ...

    Awesome stuff :up

    Ordered both albums.

    3548810870
  51. Off-topic from Floyd, but indeed that We Out...

    Off-topic from Floyd, but indeed that We Out Here: A LDN Story was a precious compilation that got me interested in the rest of the London scene (I already knew of the Manchester/Gondwana scene),...
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    If there is one band that I'd compare them with,...

    If there is one band that I'd compare them with, it is queen: the same classic prog quartet with all four singing & sonwriting and often going in pastiches. 10 CC never/rarely went in hard rock...
  53. Being francophone and able to read Spanish, I've...

    Being francophone and able to read Spanish, I've sometimes tried to look into Italian bands' lyrics and try to make some sense of it... not that I succeeded much :oops :lol

    From the few bands I...
  54. Clearly the same artiste that did the Trick Of...

    Clearly the same artiste that did the Trick Of The Tail artwork for Hypgnosis. (probably a unused leftover)

    I can easily imagine that this would be related to the Robbery A&B characters.
  55. You Gotta Be Crazy16359 Rog' is no Sheep......

    You Gotta Be Crazy16359

    Rog' is no Sheep... and neither is he a Dog.... or a Pig 16360

    :p
  56. Would the yet-unreleased archives be part of the...

    Would the yet-unreleased archives be part of the deal?




    He can be so charming when he's not raving & drooling about politics.
  57. I'll have to revisit those first three albums and...

    I'll have to revisit those first three albums and maybe even Sides...
    I heard them way back then (even kept Geese for a fair while), but it didn't strike me enough I guess (too many other stuff to...
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    16353 ... and I wonder why I'm still around...

    I'm pretty sure I saw The Juggling Sofa Hemorrhoids open for Blue Oyster Cult. way back in the day.[/QUOTE]But did you see them during their Seated On Soft Cushions period?[/QUOTE]Was that their most...
  59. I'm not aware Gilmour (& Mason) wants to sell,...

    I'm not aware Gilmour (& Mason) wants to sell, but I can easily imagine Rog' The Rogue doesn't...

    In which case diminishing the worth of the catalogue with his rants might go his way
    But he was...
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    Yeah, I must say that I fell from my chair when I...

    Yeah, I must say that I fell from my chair when I joined PA & PE, where loads of people claimed to be nerds or geeks - and that had me wondering WTF about them neo-progheads & "symph-weenies" :roll
    ...
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