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    Posted: March 18 2004 at 05:55

Whenever I first encounter a fellow prog-head out in the world, and we begin the dance of setting up our res

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2004 at 11:51
Really good album. My favorite Utopia/Todd Rundgren album. A classic & high pinnacle in Progressive music.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2004 at 17:41
[QUOTE=corbet]

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2004 at 17:42
Thanks, corbet.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2004 at 20:56

Glad I could be of service Danbo.

Happy listening!

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2004 at 22:16

Utopia Theme MP3 asked ...

Utopia Theme MP3 added ...

Visit http://www.progarchives.com/Progressive_rock_discography_CD. asp?cd_id=4262

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2004 at 23:22

I had actually kind of forgotten about this gem.  I had it long ago on vinyl, but never got around to replacing it.  I'll have to rectify that situation ASAP, as it really is a masterpiece.

Everything Corbet says about it X 2.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2004 at 04:52
Originally posted by Stormcrow Stormcrow wrote:

Just checking around, I see that it's out on a Rhino reissue CD.  Anyone know if this is one of their wonderful remasters series?

Highly recommended.

The version to buy, I believe, is the 1999 rem

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 16 2004 at 05:46

A really underrated album. Great!!!

I love all they did during that period...

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2004 at 08:07
Question: After Touch's 1968/9 eponymous titled album, could "Utopia"  be considered the second proper prog albumrecorded/released by an American band? Or is there any other band  - I recently been replaying Spirit's 1971 release  "12 D
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 28 2005 at 07:17
'RA' is a masterpiece!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 28 2005 at 18:58
could Billy Cobhams Spectrum or Herbie Hancocks
Head Hunters from 1973 not be considered proper
prog albumrecorded/released by an American
band? If Head Hunters would have been released by
a Canterbury band the rest of the Cante
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 29 2005 at 16:10

A genuine classic of the progressive genre; 'Utopia Theme' is one of the all time great prog rock tracks.

For fans of 'Utopia' check out Todd Rundgren's superb solo album 'A Wizard A True Star' which is an incredible ride through pretty much any

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 29 2005 at 16:21
Hmmm, I am intrigued.  is it hard to find in most musical stores?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 29 2005 at 20:01
easily found in metropolitan areas under Todd
Rundgren or Utopia. RA is also very good!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 29 2005 at 20:35

[QUOTE=DallasBryan]could Billy Cobhams Spectrum or Herbie Hancocks
Head Hunters from 1973 not be considered proper
prog albumrecorded/released by an American
band? If Head Hunters would have been released by
a Canterbury band the rest of

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2005 at 21:31

ok, based on your review, i am going to buy it

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2005 at 22:19
I saw Utopia once on this tour and three times on the
Ra tour, they were fantastic. On the Ra tour
Todd played part of the show on top of a three sided
pyramid constructed out of 3 poles with steps on
them. He had a glass Ankh(t
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2005 at 23:00

That guitar was a Veleno, one of the classic oddball guitar companies (right up there with Mosrite in my books). Wish I'd seen that show!

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2005 at 16:02

Corbet,

Thanks for bringing this up, I forgot I owned a copy and played it last night. What a great cd.

I pulled out my Rundgren selection this morning and am playing "Intro /Mister Triscuits" from "Another live" right now. The original

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