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Poll Question: which band do you prefare
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    Posted: August 18 2016 at 16:51
Love Camel but Kansas had a better run with those first six albums.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Ozric Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2016 at 00:25
Without explanation, reason, or even logic :
CAMEL
.........KANSAS
..................ARGENT

All three are great bands, I have quite a few albums of each (mostly Camel - 10 LP's) so, stands to reason......
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ian Stuart Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 13 2016 at 23:54
Camel
Camel was a late discovery for me but I caught up fast. Kansas (Leftoverture) I've admired from it's inception - but Kansas is so dichotomously hot/cold their controversy is deserved. Finally, I've always thought Argent is/was highly overrated - but I admit to being familiar with only their 'commercial' output so my knowledge is too thin for a reliable opinion ...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Upbeat Tango Monday Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 07 2016 at 17:35
らくだ aka Camello aka Camel
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Camel
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Zargus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 07 2016 at 15:33
Originally posted by Progosopher Progosopher wrote:

Kansas, Camel, Argent in that order.

Yup
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An old poll asking: What is your favorite Symphonic band? has my favorite Kansas-related moment in music or otherwise:
Originally posted by Rushfan4 Rushfan4 wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Where the hell is Kansas?
 
Next to Missouri.
 

My vote goes to the obvious choice, but I also like Argent quite a bit.





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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mormegil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2016 at 13:59
Camel by a desert mile!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rednight Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2016 at 09:55
Argent. What's next? Status Quo?
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I gotta believe most Americans including the U.S. and a lot of Latin and South America would prefer Kansas. The older and more familiar I get with Prog music around the world the more I understand why Europeans and others don't take Kansas all that seriously, but there is a quality to their music and lyrics that speaks to the wide open expanse that is the Western Hemisphere, and the history that brought us to where we are today. While I can appreciate stuff like early Genesis and Camel and VdGG and the like, that music doesn't capture the western spirit anywhere close to what Kansas does so it will never rate as soulful and dear, at least for me.

And IMHO Argent was a good band but doesn't belong in the same conversation as Kansas or Camel.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote A_Flower Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2016 at 08:36
Kansas! Kansas! Toto-Toto-Toto!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2016 at 08:35
Originally posted by Cristi Cristi wrote:

Camel Big smile


something like that....LOLEmbarrassed
I find your lack of Bassoon disturbing.....
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Camel Big smile
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I can't vote in the poll, but easily Kansas for me. Especially 70s Kansas is easily upper-tier in my opinion.

Re Argent, I like what I've heard fairly well, though I've not heard at least half of their output. I need to explore them more.

Re Camel, I've heard even less of their work, but in their case, that's because what I've heard hasn't clicked very well with me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2016 at 19:56
Easily Camel
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote maryes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2016 at 18:42
Camel = Kansas... I think which Argent (although  very underrated) is not at the same level !
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Kansas-Camel-Argent.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BunBun Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2016 at 16:39
Camel gets my vote, their first four albums can compete with the big wigs of progressive rock. However, I will admit I haven't listened to any Argent, so I'll try and check them out this weekend.
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Camel
Argent
Kansas
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hercules Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2016 at 15:16
Originally posted by O666 O666 wrote:

Originally posted by ALotOfBottle ALotOfBottle wrote:

Camel, although I think Argent is criminally underrated!
100% agree 
110% agree. Camel is, for me, the best band ever. But Argent are excellent and this is the first time i've ever seen them mentioned on here. Kansas? Well they're not bad.
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