"Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

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Two with the greatest oooof factor?

Yes - Close to the Edge
13
42%
Genesis - Foxtrot
9
29%
Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick
5
16%
Gentle Giant - Three Friends
2
6%
Gentle Giant - Octopus
2
6%
 
Total votes: 31

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby C » 03 Aug 2019, 14:07

soundchaser wrote:
Better than Airconditioning….?

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No, they never came close to matching that incredible album[/quote]

Agreed - and that was a shame





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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby soundchaser » 03 Aug 2019, 21:00

C wrote:
Agreed - and that was a shame

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I’m sure we’ve talked about it before, but the departure of bassist and writer Rob Martin spoiled the dynamic of the band.

That and the competing egos of Monkman and Way.

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby Quaco » 04 Aug 2019, 05:16

Indeed, all top albums. I put them in the order they were listed:

Yes - Close to the Edge - perfect
Genesis - Foxtrot - magnificent
Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick - wacko
Gentle Giant - Octopus - great
Gentle Giant - Three Friends - special

Might not be the order I'd listen to them, though. I have listened to them all in the last year or so, and all sounded great. Three Friends, initially less of a favorite, was the most surprising. The title track is otherworldly almost.
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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby C » 04 Aug 2019, 10:46

Quaco wrote: Three Friends, initially less of a favorite, was the most surprising. The title track is otherworldly almost.


Indeed it is my learned friend

Indeed it is.








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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby C » 10 Aug 2019, 18:09

Here's a few more 'broad church' Carlsson Corkers (CCs) from 1972

Machine Head - Deep Purple
Harvest - Neil Young
Made in Japan - Deep Purple
Saint Dominic's Preview - Van Morrison
Pink Moon - Nick Drake
Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 - Black Sabbath
Ege Bamyasi - Can
Seventh Sojourn - The Moody Blues
Manassas - Stephen Stills & Manassas
Argus - Wishbone Ash
Caravanserai - Santana
Trilogy - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Europe '72 - Grateful Dead
Neu! - Neu!
Clear Spot - Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Demons and Wizards - Uriah Heep
Doremi Fasol Latido - Hawkwind
So Far - Faust
Captain Beyond - Captain Beyond





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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby Purgatory Brite » 10 Aug 2019, 18:24

C wrote: Carlsson Corkers (CCs) from 1972


No Bandstand or Lunch? You've lost it big time.

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby soundchaser » 10 Aug 2019, 18:47

C, I was only playing the Manasass album earlier in the week. I admit I passed on side 2 this time, as I wasn’t in the mood for country. But my goodness, what an incredible rock album this is: as good as any that Stills has been involved in, in my humble opinion. Truly great songs.

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby C » 10 Aug 2019, 19:39

soundchaser wrote:C, I was only playing the Manasass album earlier in the week. I admit I passed on side 2 this time, as I wasn’t in the mood for country. But my goodness, what an incredible rock album this is: as good as any that Stills has been involved in, in my humble opinion. Truly great songs.


It's marvellous strong Richard - a truly robust album.

At least as good as Stills 1 and 2

I forgive you for skipping side 2 this time ;)

This is possibly my fave on that side:









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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby soundchaser » 11 Aug 2019, 15:50

C wrote:
soundchaser wrote:It's marvellous strong Richard - a truly robust album.

At least as good as Stills 1 and 2

I forgive you for skipping side 2 this time ;)

This is possibly my fave on that side:



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Yes, it’s a great song indeed. I promise not to skip side 2 again ;).

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby C » 26 Aug 2019, 12:53

This is a corker from 1972

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby soundchaser » 27 Aug 2019, 13:49

C wrote:This is a corker from 1972

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Yes, love this album. I think you turned me onto PFM, C, so indebted to you once again.

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby trans-chigley express » 29 Aug 2019, 05:49

C wrote:Here's a few more 'broad church' Carlsson Corkers (CCs) from 1972

Machine Head - Deep Purple
Harvest - Neil Young
Made in Japan - Deep Purple
Saint Dominic's Preview - Van Morrison
Pink Moon - Nick Drake
Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 - Black Sabbath
Ege Bamyasi - Can
Seventh Sojourn - The Moody Blues
Manassas - Stephen Stills & Manassas
Argus - Wishbone Ash
Caravanserai - Santana
Trilogy - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Europe '72 - Grateful Dead
Neu! - Neu!
Clear Spot - Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Demons and Wizards - Uriah Heep
Doremi Fasol Latido - Hawkwind
So Far - Faust
Captain Beyond - Captain Beyond


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Not keen on that Moodies album, I don't rate Wishbone Ash but must admit Argus is good, I can't get on with ELP or Captain Beefheart at all, Grateful Dead bore me, Never heard Manassas or Captain Beyond. The rest are corkers - to varying degrees (I mean Uriah Heap were never really corkers but that album is a bit of a guilty pleasure).

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Re: "Prog, Prog, Prog!" (1972)

Postby soundchaser » 29 Aug 2019, 09:08

One of Curved Air's finest: