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    I posted (now below) this a few post above. Not...

    I posted (now below) this a few post above.
    Not saying this is exact the case, but havong read up on him, there is a chance that's it





    Yah, I prefer him in a duo or trio form he did some...
  2. It's OK (loved Black Blade back in the days), and...

    It's OK (loved Black Blade back in the days), and so is FOUO (I find it slightly stronger, but both are bearing the Birch mark), but their next one (RBN) is really very very average :p



    Yeah,...
  3. I've only kept the expanded Enchanted Evening...

    I've only kept the expanded Enchanted Evening from the band (always found Feet/Kness a bit cringy)



    Absolutely.
    Never understood the success of AOF. I prefer by far Spectres from that "AOR...
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    I only kept the first two albums and H&H....

    I only kept the first two albums and H&H. Discovered the band through the We Sold Our Soul double anthology and that was part of the reason, why I got into heavy rock and Blues Rock around that same...
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    I wish he'd revisit that first Tramp album...

    I wish he'd revisit that first Tramp album someday.



    Saw Tramp somewhere between Moments and Breakfast, but I wasn't crazy about BIA and FLW, which means it was the last time I saw Roger with...
  6. Sticky: yeah, , sorry. Yours Truly has little sympathy...

    yeah, , sorry. Yours Truly has little sympathy for what he calls Proto-Neo-Prog :p ;)



    At your service M'Lord ;)


    https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/peter_harris/ruby/
  7. I'd welcome that only because some albums are not...

    OK with me![/QUOTE]
    I'd welcome that only because some albums are not being released in CD anymore



    It will be a niche market if it does. Even if all vinyls buyers nowadays revert back to CD,...
  8. A biggie that has escaped us so far "Parsley,...

    A biggie that has escaped us so far

    "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme" album from Simon & Garfunkel coming from the song "Scarborough Fair".
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    TBH, I was also quite confused; looking forward...

    TBH, I was also quite confused; looking forward to a book that Udi was currently writing/publishing very soon

    :lol
  10. Sticky: Featured Album: Madden And Harris - Fools' Paradise

    http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/3590/cover_41586342008.jpg

    Let's cross the Pacific Down Under

    Madden And Harris - Fools' Paradise

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  11. Thread: Pagan prog

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    When we indluded them on PA, back them, it was...

    They appear to have a pagan element.
    Pagan is in the lyrics, not in the music, just like one has Christian stuff.[/QUOTE]

    When we indluded them on PA, back them, it was considered as Wyrd Folk,...
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    even with Greenslade on board, I'd probably...

    even with Greenslade on board, I'd probably pass...
    No Jon, Barb or Dick HS :(
    Nice to see MOrtimore (ex-GG) on drums, though.




    as of today, they're not on the bill ...
  13. Yeah, I should've guessed these guys would be a...

    Yeah, I should've guessed these guys would be a prime suspect for that, but I concentrated on their 70's stuff abnd came up enpty



    Good stuff dudes :up

    Keep'em coming.
  14. Ooooh, not going to touch that one :p Good...

    Ooooh, not going to touch that one :p


    Good calls as well for IM and B÷C, BTW ;)
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    this album was a potential candidate for a...

    this album was a potential candidate for a Featured album thread.



    TBH, I never really noticed this "flaw"

    I just take it as part of the album, much like Emergency, Third or Flying Teapot...
  16. Absolutely not... It seems like no-one cares. ...

    Absolutely not... It seems like no-one cares.



    It looks like the PA crowd is more gentle than the Gnosis and RYM crowds (hardly any reviews on either side for those later albums.
    I only own...
  17. mmmhhhh!!!!.... Not really was I searching for....

    mmmhhhh!!!!.... Not really was I searching for. ;)

    This could be another thread, and one could think of
    Starless and Bible Black on Starless and not on the SaBB album & song.
    Waiting For The...
  18. that's what I'm waiting for, keep'em coming. :D

    that's what I'm waiting for, keep'em coming. :D
  19. Hidden album title in the lyrics (as opposed to the track list)

    conversation over dinner last night....


    When the album's title is taken from the lyrics inside a song rather than one of the song's title

    for ex:

    DSOTM >> from Brain Damage's lyrics. ...
  20. you could have a point about featuring 70's stuff...

    you could have a point about featuring 70's stuff (though Jaivas' album was from 83), but I placed two 90's artistes in my stretch (Ravana & Volare) that started in November, and they didn't gather...
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    narrow-minded is the word you're looking for ;) ...

    narrow-minded is the word you're looking for ;)



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    you could be right, here :D
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    Yup, but they don't despise it, they simply...

    Yup, but they don't despise it, they simply ridicule it (not hard to achieve with such a mainstream not-even-scratching-the-surface list), by making it another ugly four letter word
  23. Most of the trains I launched don't get past page...

    Most of the trains I launched don't get past page 1, and when they do, they die at the top of P2 :(

    Promise, one day I'll feature a Yes album. ;)



    I'm glad this FA opportunity is making me...
  24. Featured album: El Reloj - Al Borde Del Abismo

    http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/2603/cover_910171332012_r.jpg

    Let's cross the Andes Cordillera


    El Reloj - Al Borde Del Abismo

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    I have.... none - never did except I did own...

    I have.... none - never did except I did own Lateralus for a while.



    Yup, I'm sure even Prog magazine can't come up with a more inept list.



    C'm'on Coz, where is your sense of...
  26. Thread: First Love

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    Actually that type of Live album was my perfect...

    Actually that type of Live album was my perfect introduction to a band in my case, especially when it came to hard rock - and fairly often the only album I ever got from them, most of the times...
  27. Thread: First Love

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    Yeah, I still spinned it a fair mount at the...

    Yeah, I still spinned it a fair mount at the time, but TBH, I was playing their previous ones dozens more often and if memory serves, I wasn't finished buying them all (Tresspass and FGTR come to...
  28. kind of ruins the mythof our prog heroes, doesn't...

    kind of ruins the mythof our prog heroes, doesn't it? ;)

    Thanks for the Discogs tip, I'll try that ASAP


    yup, looks like Monkeys should be my business ;)


    Thx,
    Yeah, I'd never thought...
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    I would counter with McCoy Tyner's almost-entire...

    I would counter with McCoy Tyner's almost-entire 70's discography. (and he's not mentioned in the OP) ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5yOk9A7K6s



    I really would prefer Shabaka (love...
  30. Well if it was for texts-lyrics, one would...

    Well if it was for texts-lyrics, one would suppose a certain mastery of the german language - or maybe a ggood translator (his german wife, maybe , but this is an extrapolation, cos I have no idea if...
  31. why didn't I think of this ?? 13750 Yeah, it's...

    why didn't I think of this ?? 13750

    Yeah, it's always amusing to see Jannick Top listed in cruddy french pop albums.
    They needed to put food on the table.
    After all, Jimmy Page recorded for...
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    Thx Aymeric you meant BYG, I suppose :p ;)...

    Thx Aymeric



    you meant BYG, I suppose :p ;)

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    Additional comments from TB and SH in the Flying Teapot very recent remasters' booklet also speak in Daevid's absence (gone...
  33. what a cool anectdote But what a myth breaker,...

    what a cool anectdote

    But what a myth breaker, too. I almost wish I hadn't known :lol





    BTW, I'd have thought that by "bass" they meant low, thus the High-Lows
  34. Yeah, I've heard it once a long time ago and...

    Yeah, I've heard it once a long time ago and can't rememvber what I thought about it... but nothing good probably , or else I would remember it.

    But who's the main culprit? JW or RPJ?
    ...
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    let's see if Aymeric can tell us more on this TB...

    let's see if Aymeric can tell us more on this TB issue

    But yeah, TB's declarations come a bit like a feather ruffler.



    not surprised by this if they were still living like a hippie...
  36. lol I'd still want to listen to some more of...

    lol

    I'd still want to listen to some more of Emergency - memory seems that I heard their last one some 10/15 years ago though the Mediatheque, but have no recollection whether he was on it or not....
  37. Richard Palmer-James - his life after Supertramp

    The way, I see it, is that he didn't follow Supertramp back in England, because his life was in Munich - where Supertramp was formed as Daddy.

    He played in a few groups (including Emergency)...
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    There is an 8-page feature about Morrison Hotel...

    There is an 8-page feature about Morrison Hotel in last month's Classy-Crock

    Interesting issue, with Corky Laing (6 to 8 pages too) , Band Of Gypsies (5 pages), Flying Burritos (2p) and a cheap...
  39. Thread: First Love

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    read my Yes GFTO comment in the first part of my...

    read my Yes GFTO comment in the first part of my first post in the present ;)

    But GFTO wasn'tmy first contact with Yes. I believe Yessiongs was... or TYA
  40. Thread: First Love

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    Passssssss, please... ;) The French Yť-Yť era is...

    Passssssss, please... ;)
    The French Yť-Yť era is one of the worse (tasteless) music movement, though the German and Dutch equivalent are just as bad, if not much worse....

    Sure, some of those...
  41. And yet the Franco regime was getting fairly...

    And yet the Franco regime was getting fairly laxist in its final years, letting its youth (often in contact with vacationing tourists) creating some wild & decadent music ... Though clearly, that...
  42. Thread: First Love

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    I wouldn't say childhood, but tennhood in my case...

    I wouldn't say childhood, but tennhood in my case (though I did start buying rock albums at age 11 with Supertramp's Crime, which remains a top album in my book and it solidly directed my search for...
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    Well another feud beweebn a Roger and a David did...

    Well another feud beweebn a Roger and a David did finally happen to that exploitation, so all hope is not lost :lol



    yeah, this comes a bit as a surprise to me as well, especially that there is...
  44. I'd love to hear/read more and I'm sure that if...

    I'd love to hear/read more and I'm sure that if it does get a little political, it will be about music. ;)

    Had never heard their Voragine debuts and it's fucking bloody wild. No wonder the...
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    The post count was only activated three years ...

    The post count was only activated three years (or is that 4?) ago.... Before that, everyone remained at 0, no matter jow much they posted
  46. Featured Album: Obras De Violeta Parra - Los Jaivas

    http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/1014/cover_28542113112009.jpg

    lets move on south of the double continent.

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    ^^^ thx for sharing. ;)

    ^^^

    thx for sharing. ;)
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    Forget the Naked Boobs album (the Orthodox...

    Forget the Naked Boobs album (the Orthodox coud've been right about something :lol) and opt for the Flowerman... ;)
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    aren't most of these kids' pictures stored in...

    aren't most of these kids' pictures stored in clouds and stuff?

    But yeah, I can see their parents paying for streaming services as to avoid their kids getting caught illegaly downloading.
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    I'd put FLW in the pop category as well. Yes,...

    I'd put FLW in the pop category as well.

    Yes, for me and the schoolfriends I had strong ties with, Art Rock was designating Supertramp, Genesis and Yes.
    I understand the "genre" slid a little...
  51. Yup, you can easily imagine that I re-spinned a...

    Yup, you can easily imagine that I re-spinned a few times before deciding to make it a Featured Album.

    This is typically the kind of CD that can spin constantly for a week in my car, and to me,...
  52. sonically speaking, Rocks is probably their most...

    sonically speaking, Rocks is probably their most extreme in their first career.

    You could be in for a shock if you're expecting Toys 2, but it's definitely my second fave after GYW.
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    Mmmhhh!!!... Supertramp established themselves in...

    Mmmhhh!!!... Supertramp established themselves in LA during Quitest Moment, so BIA is two years later.... Of course there is that message, the same way Rod Stewart did with Atlantic Crossing.

    As...
  54. Yes, but getting rid of Cilve Davis is a stretch,...

    Yes, but getting rid of Cilve Davis is a stretch, even if there was mischief on his behalf
    Not only did he bring in Floyd on the distribution merry-go-round, but he was directly responsible for the...
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    Their debut stands in my top 3, tied with Brother...

    Their debut stands in my top 3, tied with Brother and only preceded by Crime... But I only really gave the album a chance in the mid-90's. I had first tried that second cruddy Stamped album in the...
  56. The one and only neo-prog album I still own and...

    The one and only neo-prog album I still own and love , but I'll be passing on this, as there is nothing in it for me.

    I already own the double CD reissue and since the boxset's BR will not contain...
  57. I know you did, but linking 70's Gong to any...

    I know you did, but linking 70's Gong to any other label than BYG/charly or Virgin had me cringing a bit, despite the fact that Pierre Moerlen's Gong's album were released Arista. ;)

    Then again,...
  58. I should've known you'd fight for ABB, the same...

    I should've known you'd fight for ABB, the same way you do for The Dead ;)



    You're right of course. :up
    90% of ABB's appeal to my neurones come from those long jammy tracks. :drool
    It's just...
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    Yeah, of course, there is an economic sensibilty...

    Yeah, of course, there is an economic sensibilty even in recycling plants, at the cost of ecological concerns,

    Sadly even the capitalist idea of the merchendisation of wastes did some good, but...
  60. that's more of a WYWH & CBS distribution deal...

    that's more of a WYWH & CBS distribution deal example.

    Arista had nothing to do with the production of Gong's Expresso II , Virgin did.
    Just like Columbia had nothing to do with Floyd's album...
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