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Poll Question: Tommy or The Wall?
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    Posted: December 06 2017 at 13:17
Take your pick between these two concept albums.

For me it's Tommy, hands down. 
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The Wall
Raise the dead! Out to the cemetery, come on everybody!
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Regardless of concept, Tommy's by far a more direct appeal for any music lover, no contest here.
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I like Tommy

but The Wall by a wide margin for me
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The Wall for me...Tommy has some cool moments but is often too repetitive...
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I don't listen much to any of these - both bands have far better offerings to my taste
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Tommy=Tour de Force
The Wall=Fragmented and not particularly interesting.
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Tommy - a band on the way up
The Wall - a band on the way down
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Squonk19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2017 at 15:53
Both rather overrated IMHO. Not the best work from either band - but highlights within the rest of the filler material are worthy of a listen.. Can't think of the last time I sat through a complete listening of either, though.
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Ooo, Tomy, Tommy, Tommy, Tommy
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2017 at 17:34
Tieing vote!  Tommy is great (yet I prefer Quadrophenia) but it doesn't pack the same punch for me as does The Wall.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tboyd1802 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2017 at 18:54
I don't really care for either of these; there are better offerings available from both bands. But, of these two, The Wall. Now, if you had list Quadrophenia instead of Tommy, that would be a different matter...
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Not the wall ... oh no
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Very, very close indeed, but Tommy takes my vote.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2017 at 23:31
I listen to the Wall more often. Anyway there's a strict relationship between the two and Privilege. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cstack3 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 06 2017 at 23:58
I voted for "Tommy" more for sentimental reasons than anything else.  "The Wall" is played to death on Chicago radio stations, I can't listen to it any longer. 

I agree that both bands had better, and consider "Who's Next" and "Quadraphenia" far superior products from The Who.  

I still like "Animals" the best of the modern Pink Floyd discography. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tdfloyd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2017 at 01:14
Gotta go with The Wall. Ambitious, a little convoluted but an excellent album.
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Very close vote: 12 -12 currently! I'll vote for the Wall because it is an experimental concept album of outstanding diversity with several amazing tracks: Hey you, In the Flesh, Comfortably Numb, Mother etc.

 

Tommy gets rather repetitive: no wonder, as it's a long soundtrack. 

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Tommy gets the vote, but Comfortably Numb gets me every time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SteveG Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2017 at 06:24
Got to go with Tommy. It's was the historical trendsetter for these types of albums.
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