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Poll Question: Best side long suites!
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
4 [3.03%]
1 [0.76%]
2 [1.52%]
13 [9.85%]
24 [18.18%]
3 [2.27%]
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9 [6.82%]
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1 [0.76%]
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8 [6.06%]
3 [2.27%]
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0 [0.00%]
8 [6.06%]
1 [0.76%]
22 [16.67%]
5 [3.79%]
4 [3.03%]
1 [0.76%]
3 [2.27%]
9 [6.82%]
11 [8.33%]
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wanorak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 05 2017 at 10:08
Echoes.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BaldJean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 05 2017 at 15:10
Originally posted by progbaby progbaby wrote:

I'd list the Passion Play or Thick as a Brick BUT those 2 are 1 long song for the whole album  :-)   
Same with wapassou - messe en ré mineur and Snow Goose by Camel  :-)

well, the same is true for Nektar's "Remember the Future", which you included


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Phipz-97 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 12 2017 at 07:43
two real underdogs - which wouldn't get many votes anyway even when eligible for this poll - are Headroom and Tyra both from FM's direct-to-disc album :) strange and wonderful!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote axeman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 14 2017 at 19:49
Originally posted by Sagichim Sagichim wrote:

Nice selection, I always tend to go with the lesser known tracks.
The Ikon for me.
I was kind of tending toward that one. 

But I had to go establishment and put another vote for Close to the Edge. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote presdoug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 14 2017 at 20:25
The best are:
     Triumvirat's Illusions On A Double Dimple, and Mister Ten Percent suites. Hands down!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote moshkito Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 16 2017 at 05:57
Hi,

Voted against the grain, as it would be a very tough list to include everything ... but what the heck ... I took the Capability Brown piece, as that happens to be a wonderful album and piece of music.

Ange - Ego et Deus
Amon Duul 2 - Yeti
Can - Bel Air
Focus - Eruption
Focus - Hamburger Concerto
Byzantium - Something You Said 
Camel - Snow Goose
Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn, Hergest Ridge, Tubular Fun'eydom! (though Amarok is my number one here!)
Aphrodite's Child - 666 (outstanding thing, but way out there for too many folks!)
Iron Butterfly - In a Gadda da Vida
Wapassou - Messe en Re Minor
Ash Ra Tempel - Join Inn
Cosmic Couriers - Cosmic Joke

(couple of things were mentioned here and there, I saw as I read on)
(hope you are not expecting LYRICS to carry the piece ... that's cheating!)

I'm having to look at every CD and LP in my collection now, just to find some more for this list ... but I don't think I can select a favorite ... there is too much good stuff out there, and it's hard for me not to think of "Thick as a Brick" or "Passion Play" as not conceptual pieces and how valuable they are ... I still would love to do a stage presentation of PP complete with ... you know what!And a good band, too! I might even invite Ian to the proceedings so he can sit back and ... cry ... some appreciation for more than a song!

Hard to include here, but Frank Zappa's 200 Motels should be listed, and if you have not heard, the Classical Version is stupendous, and the end piece is even more outrageously great. It's sort of like the thing that every choir has always wanted to do, for fun, that they couldn't, and the end result of that concert at UCLA was excellent. For pure music maniacs only that love Magic Theaters ...
... none of the hits, none of the time ... now you know what the inner art is all about!
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Voted CTTE. Echoes is extremely close. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man Erg Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 16 2017 at 08:00
Motorpsycho - Suite: Little Lucid Moments - Side 1 of Little Lucid Moments
Ash Ra Tempel - Amboss - Side 1 of debut album
Sergius Golowin - Die Hoch Zeit - Side 2 ofLord Krishna Von Goloka
Focus - Eruption - Side 2 of Moving Waves

Edited by Man Erg - October 16 2017 at 08:28

Do 'The Stanley' otherwise I'll thrash you with some rhubarb.
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