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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhsIW5Ijisc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhsIW5Ijisc
  2. Dang- the uploader took down that killer Beat...

    Dang- the uploader took down that killer Beat Club vid. Im gonna raise the ante. Another live tour de force-


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPNWQ6EOoKQ
  3. If you just gotta have keyboards..... ...

    If you just gotta have keyboards.....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUlxr3xegm0
  4. RIP Rory Gallagher 26 Years Ago This Month June 14th 1995

    Unsurpassed....absolutely scorching....Wilgar Campbell rules!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEfHRoTLt04
  5. Be Bop Deluxe Live in The Air Age 16 CD Deluxe from Cherry Red Pre-Order

    One of the best live albums of the 70's in my opinion- a college staple and a UK Top 10. Every show recorded on that tour. The band is on fire and the live versions have alot more punch than the...
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    For a fraction of the price, coming to a tasteful...

    For a fraction of the price, coming to a tasteful venue somewhere near you in 2022- no contest.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCnzDy2tSk0
  7. Just picked up the CD re-release of Jorma's first...

    Just picked up the CD re-release of Jorma's first solo LP "Quah" with four bonus tracks, brand new from Amazon for $6.95. Its fantastic.


    https://youtu.be/8ZV_h0zTRC4

    Agree about "Blue...
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    Trying to get my brain around this ...$2K a pop...

    Trying to get my brain around this ...$2K a pop at MSG, $900 for a pair at Belmont, nosebleed in Toronto for $290 (to watch the Telescreen..)and $1100 for the floor. No new material, singer more or...
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    Hardin and York 1969 Pike

    Very successful in Europe, especially Germany, around 1969-1970. I've seen this Hammond and drums duo (ex-Spencer Davis Group) described as proto-progressive. Maybe. Should appeal to fans of...
  10. Jorma Kaukonen- 80 Years Old and Still an Amazing Player

    Full schedule of solo, electric and acoustic Hot Tuna gigs in the offing pandemic willing. Alot of hard living back in the day..how the hell does he do it?
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    Live at Leeds was a college staple, cranked at an...

    Live at Leeds was a college staple, cranked at an appropriately painful volume. To my mind, the last "real" classic Who album was "The Who By Numbers" , not particularly inspired and a little...
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    Whoops- that first link aint goin' anywhere.... ...

    Whoops- that first link aint goin' anywhere....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5M-9_QrYbI&list=PLhkSlXl76mPwtdk7V6sVaJ_mgmBy-Pnl5%5B%2Fvideo%5DThe+Harrison+track%3A%5Bvideo%5D ...
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    Alvin Lee/Mylon- On The Road To Freedom

    Finally picked up the CD of this LP cut-out bin mainstay, a laid back 1973 all star effort featuring Ronnie Wood who donated and played on a track, George Harrison who also donated and played slide...
  14. Thread: Last Man Standing

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    Last Man Standing

    With the passing of Little Richard, he's all we have left from the first wave.....the mean beady eyes, the cruel thin lips, probably armed, drunk and pilled up but still great and 100% American-
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    OT: Jumpin' At Shadows 1970

    A little distraction from COVID. Love Clapton, Taylor, Page, Wood, Beck hell even Kim Simmonds but here's the summit of the whole British (or American) Blues thing..vocally and guitar. No one better....
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    Lovely little retrospective from Rusty Young...

    Lovely little retrospective from Rusty Young guaranteed to make you feel old....Paul Cotton elderly, poor Randy Meisner....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MVlrxlX-Zk
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    Poco- Deliverin' circa 1970

    Pulled this out of the collection for the first time in 20 plus years- the original lineup with Furay and Messina was impressive and basically wrote the blueprint the Eagles used a couple years later...
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    Maybe Progressive Maybe Not (Gilmour related)

    Can we just find a way back to 1978? Preferably this pond in England....
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  19. Country Music Challenge: Vince Gill at George Jones Funeral

    Enjoyed the Ken Burns "Country Music" thread (and documentary for that matter) and wanted to see how many of my prog rockin comrades can get through this without gettin' misty eyed and/or a lump in...
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    Doesn't come any harder or more instrumental than...

    Doesn't come any harder or more instrumental than this- press play and stand clear....

    https://youtu.be/BBlc67lGT9c
  21. Not exactly a cuddly human being and I can take...

    Not exactly a cuddly human being and I can take or leave Gingers rock and Afrobeat stuff but he's a brilliant progressive jazz drummer. This clip demonstrates why he objects to being compared to...
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    Hensley/Wetton More Than Conquerors CD/DVD

    Completely slipped by me when it came out in 2002- the few reviews I've found are decidedly mixed. I'm intrigued. Anybody have it? Is it any good?
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    Looks like the clip was sourced from...

    Looks like the clip was sourced from peterbanks.net. DMME.NET interview with Jack Lancaster, referencing the BBC session with PB- the band had booted Mick and shortened the name to Blodwyn....not...
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    Peter Banks with Blodwyn Pig BBC 1970

    Nice extended guitar solo- quite different from Mick Abrahams approach but still works.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HCp_0Em__k
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    RIP Ian Gibbons of The Kinks

    Age 67- a fine musician and by all accounts a very nice guy. Also known for his work with Roger Chapman and Ian Hunter, among others. Raise a glass to Ian Gibbons. Here he is in action with the...
  26. Gentle Giant - In Concert - ZDF TV Special - Live in Brussels 1974

    Its likely everyone on this board has seen this but me...but just in case. I just dont think you can get any proggier than this....not mentioning any names but the chops on display here rival any of...
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    Nick Drake Documentary "A Skin Too Few"

    Stumbled on to this on Youtube, extremely well done and a compelling view. Actually never been a big fan of Nick's but he was an extraordinary guitarist. After watching I promptly ordered an...
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    I couldnt resist the 2017 Les Paul Tribute T...

    I couldnt resist the 2017 Les Paul Tribute T Faded Honeyburst- think I paid 8 hundred and change at Musicians Friend. I've owned several Fenders and Gibsons over the years but I think the Tribute T...
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    Kinda weird- in years past when Joey Molland was...

    Kinda weird- in years past when Joey Molland was asked about Rundgren coming in to finish Badfingers classic "Straight Up" after George Harrison bailed, he said Rundgren was an arrogant asshole...
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    Very similar to this- ...

    Very similar to this-

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HoJmyTiC9U
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    BB Blunder "Workers Playtime" circa 1971

    Ex-Blossom Toes- found a one sided white label test pressing of (one side) of this obscure LP while packing to move this afternoon, purchased after too may beers on Ebay one late night many many...
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    Fil Gets Bill Nelson and Be Bop Deluxe.

    Fil from Wings of Pegasus (whoever they may be). Great peak of career Old Grey Whistle Test performance, kinda funny to such a young feller "get it".
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    Kinks "To The Bone" circa 1994

    Any fans? Leave it to The Kinks to make a brillant final "unplugged/live in the studio" 2 LP/CD tour de force as their swan song...largely un-noticed. Deep cuts/acoustic versions alternated with...
  34. Jesus Christ Superstar circa 1970 (Orig UK version)

    In the spirit of the season..holds up rather well and I'd say perhaps Ian Gillans finest vocal performance....listened to it lately?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOjyGy1NR4Y
  35. Thread: King Crimson News

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    Thanks for the heads up on the Fripp...

    Thanks for the heads up on the Fripp interview....how did I miss
    "Fripp said of prog in 2014. “If you walk on stage and you’re playing music, fine. But if you’re walking on stage and you’re playing...
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    Remembering Winston Churchill

    The extravagantly profane Derek and Clive (cockney alter egos of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore) discussing Dud's worst job ever...a little comic relief on Friday..
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    Gotta throw in some vid of Lee on the Hammond...

    Gotta throw in some vid of Lee on the Hammond (with Frosty...)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wC5qVbXXBg
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    Lee Michaels Mini-Doc circa 1971

    Far out man...musical mainstay of the West Coast late 60's hippy scene. "Fifth" is a very good record, IMHO.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K02bv-51nAU
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    Lee Michaels Doc 1971

    Far out man...mainstay of the West Coast late 60's hippy scene.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K02bv-51nAU
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    Tintern Abbey "Vacuum Cleaner"

    The ultimate UK psych-freakbeat rarity...a monster!

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    Blossom Toes "We Are Ever So Clean" circa 1967

    From October '67- droll fractured UK psychedelia sits comfortably on the same shelf with "Piper at The Gates of Dawn" and "Sgt. Pepper". Big Beefheart/Mothers of Invention fans. Any love for this...
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    Without venturing too far off topic, a buddy of...

    Without venturing too far off topic, a buddy of mine recently sent me a clip of Clapton and Winwood jamming at one those guitar charity shows EC does/did in the Carribean for many years. Clapton...
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    Bass player Roscoe Gee from the final 70's/When...

    Bass player Roscoe Gee from the final 70's/When The Eagle Flies lineup on the tour and DVD as well. As I recall, only one tune from the Far From Home LP on the DVD....not bad by any means but pretty...
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    Last Great Traffic Jam

    Superb performance form 1994. Although the full length DVD has insane editing that totally distracts from the performance, clearly they were in top form. Dwarfs almost everything out there today....
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    Kickin' It Old School

    Well.... if this doesnt take you back to your long haired teen heyday, I dont know what will. On the cusp of crashing and burning, a tad gauche perhaps but sums up an era and a musical genre pretty...
  46. Thread: Rory Gallagher

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    Pardon me for posting back to back but this...

    Pardon me for posting back to back but this thread kicked off a long overdue personal Rory binge- Id forgotten this video fom Montreux where Rory pulls out all the stops and reveals how the battered...
  47. Thread: Rory Gallagher

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    One of the greatest in a career full of peak...

    One of the greatest in a career full of peak performances- Rory with full band and horn section (including Dick Parry of Dark Side of The Moon fame)- already looking a little worse for wear but...
  48. Thread: Framptons Farewell

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    The studio version of one his best known hits- LP...

    The studio version of one his best known hits- LP version is far heavier and the guitar at then is blazing..no talk box in sight.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbsShqj8E5c
  49. Thread: Framptons Farewell

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    Actually the material on "Wind of Change" is more...

    Actually the material on "Wind of Change" is more hippie UK oriented, a bit more diverse so I give it the edge. "Camel" was more focued and hard rock containing vastly superior versions of some the...
  50. Thread: Framptons Farewell

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    Framptons Farewell

    Diagnosed with some awful degernerative plague. Because he so totally blew his cred, people do tend to forget Peter Frampton has an impressive background as a musician. Post Humble Pie, his first...
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    The Enigma of Nic Jones

    Heartbreaking and uplifting BBC documentary about one the finest guitarists ever to come out of the UK- as his career was really taking off he was hit head on by a brick lorry returning from a gig...
  52. Thread: Ted McKenna RIP

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    A great clip featuring Ted and company doing the...

    A great clip featuring Ted and company doing the encore at Montreux with Rory- hard to believe theyd already done the whole show and still had this much left in the proverbial tank...deceptively...
  53. For the record- At age 16 I saw Brian Auger and...

    For the record- At age 16 I saw Brian Auger and The Oblivion Express at Cole Field House Maryland University Fall 1975 opening for The Faces- they were excellent although the drunken rowdy Faces...
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    Automatic Fine Tuning circa 1976

    Obscure UK band referenced on some prog sites. More like proto-hard rock instrumental guitar madness with prog-ish rhythms/arrangements- the relentless attack will pin your ears back. Very unusual...
  55. Unboxing Be Bop Deluxe Sunburst Finish from Cherry Red

    OK- I know some hard cases will argue BBD's "prog cred" (close enough, says I)- this looks pretty good.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt26NoTz5uc&feature=youtu.be
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    Moonglum Hammersmith Odeon 1985

    Just for the heck of it- peak performance from Huw Lloyd Langton (RIP), who also wrote this Moorcock inspired tune. Smoking!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnRqDsIngBo
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    David's Harp by Jack Bruce

    Stumbled onto this- although I never could quite get into the jazz fusion side of Jacks solo work but I fully appreciated from a musicans standpoint he's a genius. So I posted this on Facebook and...
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    Trummor & Orgel Future Past

    Swedish prog-psych hammond/drums duo (brothers)- any fans out there?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8TMkiF3dE4
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    Bjorn Olsson Instrumentalmusik 1999

    Top shelf spacy tranced-out Swedish prog from the Nineties- don't know why I'd never heard of him, obvious Bo Hansson influence but without the jazz fusion moves. Two thumbs up!
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  60. Martin Barre isn't an original member either! ...

    Martin Barre isn't an original member either! Great lineup in any case and probably a livelier evening of entertainment than the current version of Tull.
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