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Poll Question: whos the biggest icon of prog, of these legends.
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    Posted: December 11 2014 at 15:40
lol

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 15:43
Bob Fripp (how is Bob short for Robert btw?????)

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 16:01
As solo careers go, Rock Bottom alone wins it for Wyatt, but with their bands it's easily Robert Fripp
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 16:02
The obvious answer is both. I need ITCOTCK, Lizard, LTIA, Discipline, and (No Pussyfooting) in my life equally as much as Volume TwoThird, FourthRock Bottom, and Little Red Record. Really, with they both being prog titans, both is the only answer.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 16:04
I love Wyatt, but I have to go with Frippy.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 16:16
Both are living legends, but I would imagine Robert Wyatt to be better company.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 16:29
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 17:02
Originally posted by Icarium Icarium wrote:

whos your favourite of these "gods" of prog.
Both. Fripp is the brains (mostly), Wyatt is the soul (mostly).

Originally posted by Icarium Icarium wrote:

whos the biggest icon of prog, of these legends.
Bob. The Fripp one.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 17:35
Fripp is without question the bigger icon.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 17:43
^ not according to Brian Eno.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 18:11
My vote goes to dear old uncle Bobby Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 11 2014 at 19:01
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2014 at 06:54
have anyone seen the Wyatt documentary?




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2014 at 07:04
i lvoe fripp in an erotic way
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2014 at 14:30
Fripp by a wide margin.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2014 at 16:19
Voted both but regret it a little as Wyatt has too few votes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2014 at 16:28


^  Voted for Wyatt as I have more solo albums by him.  But I really like both.  But Wyatt is far too important a figure to only have a handful of votes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2014 at 22:44

Robert Fripp.

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For darkness turns once more to light.
Through the skies, his white horse flies.
To find a land beyond the night.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2014 at 23:21
Fripp
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 15 2014 at 10:27
Robert Wyatt. Robert Fripp produced the second Matching Mole album (apparently unnerving Phil Miller in the process), and it was there that he met Brian Eno and shortly thereafter the pair made No Pussyfooting. So Wyatt was the unwitting progenitor of Frippertronics!
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