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Poll Question: In the era of rave ups, which of the big six kept their cool for you?
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    Posted: March 17 2017 at 03:41
I'll get around to an alternative poll soon, but let's see how the big ones fare...
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Tull, Crim.

Floyd.

ELP. Genesis.

Yes. 
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Mr. Floyd.
Welcome to the middle of the film.
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Pink Floyd 'The Division Bell' , this is a great album, totally underrated by fans
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THRAK for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blacksword Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 06:37
THRAK easily. Excellent album

The rest are pretty mediocre IMO. Division Bell maybe three stars at a push, but all fairly un-exciting and not really very progressive.
Ultimately bored by endless ecstasy!
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Originally posted by b_olariu b_olariu wrote:

Pink Floyd 'The Division Bell' , this is a great album, totally underrated by fans

I feel the same way. Confused
Good music isn't dead; it just isn't on radio.
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The grass was greener...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 07:31
Thrak hands down. Love High Hopes off The Division Bell but the remainder of the album feels like an ad for valium zzzzzzz.
Haven't heard the others except for a few tune here and there but nothing that grabbed me enough to track down a copy.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote miamiscot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 07:53
After all the great music produced by the Big 6 it is shocking how bad most of these really are.

THRAK. In a big way. 
Division Bell is okay. 
The rest are putrid.
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What a delightful selection. I'll go with the much-maligned 'Eyes just to be special.
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The Division Bell is the only one I can listen to.
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Roots to Branches, the last great Tull album.
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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: March 17 2017 at 10:11
THRAK
Two random guys agreed to shake hands. Just Because. They felt like it, you know. It was an agreement of sorts...a random agreement.
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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: March 17 2017 at 10:13
KC, JT, and PF are the only ones of this list worth listening to.

KC for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote verslibre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 11:24
Thrak, obviously, but Roots to Branches is very good.
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Crimson
Floyd
Tull
and those with no homes to go to, please dig yourself holes
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 17:42
I like the Division Bell quite a bit, so it got my vote.  The Crims did quite well, too.  Tull put out one that was pretty good.  I actually like Open Your Eyes but understand all the flak it gets.  Genesis and ELP misfired though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 19:10
Originally posted by b_olariu b_olariu wrote:

Pink Floyd 'The Division Bell' , this is a great album, totally underrated by fans


well it was an improvement over the last album... gave us...



and once the other members of Floyd remembered how to play their instruments..and they ditched the cute MTV videos and gave Roger the middle finger..  they decided to try to make a real album..thus improving to...


 

LOL ahhhh.. no it is not underrated by fans....just the opposite  overrated by a bunch of nonfans who were still at mama's tit when Roger was at the helm and Floyd was Floyd 

hah...
I find your lack of Bassoon disturbing.....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote socrates17 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 20:19
THRAK followed by zilch.  I still don't have voting privileges.
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