The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby soundchaser » 17 Jan 2021, 12:44

Interesting list. Phil Collins just above Peter Gabriel? Now that’s a bit controversial.

Maybe on drums.

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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby slightbreeze » 17 Jan 2021, 12:49

Anderson is the greatest prog vocalist, because he was the SOUND of Yes

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Postby C » 17 Jan 2021, 14:53

slightbreeze wrote:Anderson is the greatest prog vocalist, because he was the SOUND of Yes


I tend to agree with that

However, even I find it hard to consider the wonderful Maddy Prior a prog vocalist

Of the women, I would say Sonja is the most prog [Sally Oldfield....??!!]

Also, Ike Willis is an interesting inclusion....







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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby soundchaser » 17 Jan 2021, 16:43

C wrote:
Of the women, I would say Sonja is the most prog [Sally Oldfield....??!!]

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Absolutely. Top 5 for this list, definitely. She had a wonderful voice and was a terrific performer as well.

Good songwriter, too.

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Postby soundchaser » 17 Jan 2021, 16:45

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Postby The Slider » 18 Jan 2021, 09:23

I'm not even going to look at it because it will be ill-informed
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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby C » 18 Jan 2021, 09:37

The Slider wrote:I'm not even going to look at it because it will be ill-informed


Your 'shouting' mate at number 1....




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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby Lord Rother » 18 Jan 2021, 10:01

Kate (Nails on a Blackboard) Bush in the Top 10? Wow.

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Postby C » 18 Jan 2021, 10:44

Lord Rother wrote:Kate (Nails on a Blackboard) Bush in the Top 10? Wow.


Slider's comment above re: 'ill-informed' comes to mind....





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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

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C wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:Kate (Nails on a Blackboard) Bush in the Top 10? Wow.


Slider's comment above re: 'ill-informed' comes to mind....

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Agreed.

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Postby yomptepi » 18 Jan 2021, 14:20

Nonsense list as expected> I would have thought Ian Anderson, Peter Gabriel and Jon Anderson were top picks.
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Postby Mike Boom » 18 Jan 2021, 15:48

yomptepi wrote:Nonsense list as expected> I would have thought Ian Anderson, Peter Gabriel and Jon Anderson were top picks.


Agreed plus Roy Harper

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Postby Positive Passion » 18 Jan 2021, 17:25

The Slider wrote:I'm not even going to look at it because it will be ill-informed


Surely that applies to 99% of everything ever.

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Postby C » 18 Jan 2021, 19:45

Positive Passion wrote:
The Slider wrote:I'm not even going to look at it because it will be ill-informed


Surely that applies to 99% of everything ever.


Except the stuff that Slider writes.....!






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Postby Fonz » 19 Jan 2021, 15:55

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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby C » 19 Jan 2021, 16:08

Fonz wrote:Devin Townsend


He's a Strapping Young Lad but not the correct answer.....






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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby Neil Jung » 20 Jan 2021, 09:10

soundchaser wrote:Well, of course the answer is Jon Anderson. It can’t be anyone else. So let’s have a look at that list.


I’m with you on this. I’m sure Jon would be a more popular answer than their #1.
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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

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C wrote:
Positive Passion wrote:
The Slider wrote:I'm not even going to look at it because it will be ill-informed


Surely that applies to 99% of everything ever.


Except the stuff that Slider writes.....!
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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby Hightea » 20 Jan 2021, 15:26

Should be Peter Gabriel but I'm guessing
Greg Lake?
Female it is Annie Haslam?

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Re: The greatest PROG singers: A Top 30 Countdown

Postby Hightea » 20 Jan 2021, 15:39

Can't argue with #1. Gabriel was shafted, but can see by the writers comments he doesn't know what he is talking about.
Nice to see Kate and Annie in the top 10.

Nice they listed Sonja but her and Steve Hogarth should be higher