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  1. https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-...

    https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-hackett-reprises-recapitulations/?fbclid=IwAR1l_g17WzzSQgi1l6Vvy5wclT8n-LfrgSBda-r9WtDoR6CjXh17-cW0QFc
    "the reason I left the band was because I...
  2. Yeah this looks interesting..

    Yeah this looks interesting..
  3. Steve Hackett interview with Mike Tiano

    https://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/02/19/steve-hackett-reprises-recapitulations/?fbclid=IwAR1l_g17WzzSQgi1l6Vvy5wclT8n-LfrgSBda-r9WtDoR6CjXh17-cW0QFc
    Interesting how folks rewrite history.. :)...
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    Just reading Amazons summery of this book.. In...

    Just reading Amazons summery of this book..
    In All My Yesterdays the renowned guitarist Steve Howe tells his own story in his own words, often unflinchingly as he recounts times of triumph and...
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    With Jay behind the kit... all we need is for...

    With Jay behind the kit... all we need is for Steve to polish up his licks.. I remain hopeful they pull this one off..
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    Steve Hillage covers a bit of the same era in...

    Steve Hillage covers a bit of the same era in this interview.....
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    Just started Brian May's book.. it'll be...

    Just started Brian May's book.. it'll be interesting to compare his story to the one portrayed in the Freddie Mercury movie..
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    This looks promising.. looking forward to hearing...

    This looks promising.. looking forward to hearing it upon it's release.. thanks for the link
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    Let's put it in context.. In 1975 you joined the...

    Let's put it in context.. In 1975 you joined the line-up for Steve Hillage’s first solo album Fish Rising, recorded not long before your and Steve’s departure from Gong.

    Fish Rising would probably...
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    Tim Blake interview

    I learned a few things from this.. guess I've had my head in the sand re: the internal politics of Gong during the Teapot/Angels Egg/You era..
    I had to leave Gong in 75 because I was unable to have...
  11. Roger Daltrey's Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite

    Just finished reading Roger's book.. there may be another thread I missed when this book was first released back in 2018. A lot of good info covered.. One thing that kept coming up thru out the book...
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    http://www.locknfestival.com/lineup

    http://www.locknfestival.com/lineup
  13. Caffeine? Nicotine? Forget which book where he...

    Caffeine? Nicotine?
    Forget which book where he says he did in fact smoke pot but it gave him a sore throat so he didn't smoke again..
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enzNePWJvI4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enzNePWJvI4
  15. The story behind Camel's Moonmadness album

    This article is from last August but interesting none the less.....
  16. I've never seen this documentary before so this...

    I've never seen this documentary before so this morning I pulled it up on Youtube only to find the sound is screwed up.. everyone sounds like they have been sucking on helium...
  17. Yeah I struggled with that... guess it's time for...

    Yeah I struggled with that... guess it's time for reading glasses..
  18. And this would have been the time frame for the...

    And this would have been the time frame for the "Household Objects" project?
    Household Objects
    Following the success of The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd were unsure of their future direction;...
  19. I guess that's my point.. they should have had...

    I guess that's my point.. they should have had leverage at that point with a label flush with cash..
    I just watched a documentary on Clive Davis on Netflix and he was obviously gobbling up as many...
  20. Pink Floyd leaving Capitol for Columbia question

    So the band scores the largest selling record in the bands history (due in large part to Capitol Records publicity) and then it's revealed that they are "Disenchanted with their US record company...
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    We had a jukebox in our lunch room.. My memories...

    We had a jukebox in our lunch room.. My memories were The OJays got played every lunch time.. On Friday afternoon before a football game the coach would have us meet in the lunch room for McDonalds...
  22. I'm about 3/4 the way thru this.. Plenty I knew...

    I'm about 3/4 the way thru this.. Plenty I knew and plenty of new stuff for me to chew on.. Glad I bought it..
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    I may be in the minority but there are a couple...

    I may be in the minority but there are a couple cuts off of Rhapsodies that hit the spot.. but agree on White Rock and Criminal Record.. in fact side one of Criminal Record could have be call a Yes...
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    About a 1/3 of the way thru the recently released...

    About a 1/3 of the way thru the recently released In the Court of King Crimson.. I never read the first edition but from what I read on whichever thread it was discussed recently this new edition has...
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    To be eligible for the Hall of Fame an individual...

    To be eligible for the Hall of Fame an individual artist or band must have released their first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.

    Ballots were cast by an...
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    No I wouldn't call it bullying.. just an...

    No I wouldn't call it bullying.. just an observation of Steve's interaction with the crowd other than to announce the song coming up or thanking the crowd for attending the show.
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    I watched a documentary on Crumb years ago that...

    I watched a documentary on Crumb years ago that we rented from our video store.. I'm sure it's available via Youtube these days..
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  28. The New Yorker article The Persistence of Prog Rock

    Interesting read..
    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/19/the-persistence-of-prog-rock/amp?fbclid=IwAR3JbmimpHVz0hLduzJMKnr0EsWI2wtYRAG2MBLDFTe1g63JHzQBAlfGoDo
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    Last two times I've seen Yes Steve has made...

    Last two times I've seen Yes Steve has made comments re: people recording the show via Iphones etc. His comments went something like.. "It's OK to take a couple of photos but to sit and film the...
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    This is the first I've ever heard of this.....

    This is the first I've ever heard of this.. stories that have circulated for years had Brian Lane talking with Wakeman along with the cassette that Jon sent him.. thus giving me and others the...
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    Agree this is a good one.. Yes Boston...

    Agree this is a good one..


    Yes
    Boston Garden
    Boston, MA
    12 August 1977

    Master audience recording taped by Dan Lampinski
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    Hard to narrow it down to 5.. these five are from...

    Hard to narrow it down to 5.. these five are from the era I cut my teeth on..
    Freak Out
    Were Only in it for the Money
    Hot Rats
    Just another Band from LA
    Overnight Sensation

    There's plenty to...
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    BigO just posted an interesting show.. Tribute...

    BigO just posted an interesting show..
    Tribute To Robert Wyatt 2019
    The North Sea Radio Orchestra [no label, 2CD]
    Maison de la radio, Paris, France; December 4, 2019. Very good FM broadcast.

    A...
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    I've seen lots of recent shows posted on there.. ...

    I've seen lots of recent shows posted on there.. someone mentioned the quality of the sound.. to my ears they sound fine..
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    Sugarmegs has 11-06-77 and 11-07-77 both shows...

    Sugarmegs has 11-06-77 and 11-07-77 both shows incomplete
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    Likewise.. as I recall I bought it as soon as it...

    Likewise.. as I recall I bought it as soon as it was released..
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    Count me in as yet another who enjoyed this final...

    Count me in as yet another who enjoyed this final release..
  38. I remember vividly peeling off the plastic and...

    I remember vividly peeling off the plastic and laying the record on the turntable and listening to side one for the first time.. and then turning to my sister with a puzzled look.. She said.. "it's...
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    Agree.. Plenty to like on Private Collection.....

    Agree.. Plenty to like on Private Collection.. and I'd even go so far as to say there are some choice cuts from their last release Page of Life. Heck I like all of their releases.. but the first one...
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    Count me in as one who mostly listens to music...

    Count me in as one who mostly listens to music when I'm driving to and from the job site.. (contractor), unless I'm doing yard work that involves loud equipment i.e. lawnmower etc. then I have...
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    Recently started reading Andrew Yang's book The...

    Recently started reading Andrew Yang's book The War on Normal People.. We've all heard about "automation" for years.. and obviously many have been affected by it and depending on how much you...
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    They scaled back to one store a few years ago.....

    They scaled back to one store a few years ago.. The Richmond store moved across the street to a much smaller space.. but both stores still manage to keep the lights on.. They always have had a...
  43. Oliver to perform music from recent Yes release "From a Page"

    I gotta give Oliver credit.. https://www.loudersound.com/news/touchstone-announce-london-show-with-oliver-wakeman?fbclid=IwAR338gO_LSiDcNnwZbmYpytfyJE2EXur9dB-y3Ti7XM3_mzgBgKN21qhOe0
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    We still have one! https://plan9music.com/

    We still have one! https://plan9music.com/
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    Our local SPCA thrift store sells CD's for $1 and...

    Our local SPCA thrift store sells CD's for $1 and DVD's $2.. I've found dozens of pristine condition CD's over the years. For albums the selection is marginal at best.. our local record store still...
  46. I found parts of this on Youtube.. I had never...

    I found parts of this on Youtube.. I had never heard of this release.. thanks for the heads up!
  47. Thanks for the reminder.. Always loved these...

    Thanks for the reminder.. Always loved these guys.. I bought the double album Anthology in high school which has gotten lots of play thru the years..
  48. Last night's performance was amazing.. My...

    Last night's performance was amazing.. My expectations were very high based on everything I've read about this show.. Checked another item off our bucket list..
  49. We have tickets for tonights show in...

    We have tickets for tonights show in Charlottesville Va. Should be a great show..
  50. Someone may have mentioned Rick Wakeman's new...

    Someone may have mentioned Rick Wakeman's new Christmas album already but I heard it for the first time today.. I really liked it.. I can see it fitting nicely along side Anderson's and Squire's..
  51. We've been listening to the Windham Hill Solstice...

    We've been listening to the Windham Hill Solstice CD's I-VI this week.. putting up our tree and decorating this evening.. Really hits the spot..
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    I've seen several of Dan's interviews.. this...

    I've seen several of Dan's interviews.. this should be interesting..
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    I've never seen this one.. Amazon has a used copy...

    I've never seen this one.. Amazon has a used copy for $20.. if this is the same book you are referring to.. for me Saucer was a great book.. I have several others..
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    I've also read interviews with Tony where he says...

    I've also read interviews with Tony where he says his piano work in MMM wasn't something he was proud of.. even calling it "a mess"..
  55. Great review! Thanks for posting.. I went on a GG...

    Great review! Thanks for posting.. I went on a GG search this morning and unearthed a soundboard recording of the one and only time I saw GG.. Louie's Rock City!...
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    Funny how they give their blessings to the...

    Funny how they give their blessings to the Genesis Tribute band Musical Box and not a former band member eh?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBMfIKgs0HI&t=1s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBMfIKgs0HI&t=1s
    Here you go..
  58. Interesting.. I fully agree.. I remember making...

    Interesting.. I fully agree.. I remember making the same comment after listening to this album years ago on a long car trip where I gave the music my full attention.. I commented in a "Who" thread on...
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    My CD arrived today as well.. signed! Truly a...

    My CD arrived today as well.. signed! Truly a "happy" man today.. :)
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    I have a boot from Zurich '77 and I wanna say...

    I have a boot from Zurich '77 and I wanna say there were other songs.. Here's the set list for Philly..

    March 8, 1977
    The Spectrum
    Philadelphia, PA
    USA
    Taper: Lostbrook

    01 Squonk (7:05)
    02...
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