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Rd 1 Portland Bracket: Pink Floyd v. Mike Oldfield

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    Posted: November 30 2014 at 08:51
From the space rock conference we have a band that needs no introduction one nearly left out of the contest for having the greatness to have transcended the label and be seen as far more than a simple prog band.

From England.

PINK FLOYD!!



From the crossdressing conference we have one of the most creative and famous artists of the prog rock movement.

From England

MIKE OLDFIELD!!!!

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Vegas oddmakers have Floyd as a prohibitive 30 vote favorite but can Oldfield pull the upset.. ahhh.. no but can he keep it close. We shall see!!


Edited by micky - November 30 2014 at 08:52
I find your lack of Bassoon disturbing.....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 08:56
I wouldn't remove one from the turntable to put the other on, but The Piper is enough to make e vote the Floyds. Two of my faves, anyway.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Raff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 08:58
PF have always been one of my favourite bands, at least when Waters was with them. Oldfield, on the other hand, has always left me rather cold. So, no contest here.
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This is brutal, these are literally two of the primary artists that got me into this stuff in my teens.

Floyd were my favorite band for 2 decades, they could literally do no wrong until the dreadful The Final Cut and the collapse of the band dynamic.

Oldfield has produced three of my favorite albums in Tubular Bells, Ommadawn & Hergest Ridge. There's also a smattering of great releases across the discography (as well as a fair share of dogs).

Given he's going to probably going to get pummeled anyway I'll throw some love to Oldfield.


Edited by Nogbad_The_Bad - November 30 2014 at 09:09
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 09:07
hell yeah.  Showing Oldfield the love as well.
I find your lack of Bassoon disturbing.....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Dark Elf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 09:14
I find Oldfield boring, like a guy whose brother-in-law owned a studio and Mike didn't get charged hourly rates for dicking around with the 16 track.
 
Floyd all the way.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Meltdowner Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 09:16
Voted for Floyd. Sorry Mike Cry
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 09:17
No contest. Floyd rules.
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Floyd.
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Oldfield leaves me cold. Floyd all the way.
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Sorry Mike
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 10:13
Bye bye Mike OldfieldBig smile
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I never liked Oldfield. Floyd it is.
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Oh Dear poor old Mike.  No luck in the draw.  Sorry but PF.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tboyd1802 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 10:47
One more for Floyd - tough draw for Mike...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote O666 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 11:12
I die for Both. I can't choose one of them. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 11:15
then choose Oldfield. He won't win. He deserves better than Death LOL
I find your lack of Bassoon disturbing.....
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You right micky. I choose oldfield .
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Noe he reach to 20%.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chrijom Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2014 at 11:53
"I find Oldfield boring, like a guy whose brother-in-law owned a studio and Mike didn't get charged hourly rates for dicking around with the 16 track."

Kettle, teapot, black comes to mind!

Edited by chrijom - November 30 2014 at 11:55
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