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    Posted: May 18 2010 at 11:03
I can't believe I saw it first in the local paper.  You folks should be ashamed. LOL

Here's to Rick, the keyboardist who got me into prog before I got into prog. Clap

BTW, The Atlanta Urinal Constipation should never beat Prog Archives to this sort of stuff.  Of course I didn't know it was Rick's birthday either.Embarrassed


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote R o V e R Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 18 2010 at 13:34
I thought he is more than 100 years old!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 18 2010 at 13:37
Happy birthday to the one & only maestro - still great after all these yearsClapClap


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lizzy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 18 2010 at 14:49
61 already? Wow! Happy Birthday to one of the greatest keyboardists of all time, and my personal favourite!
Would've celebrated with the Six Wives... but the CD's in the car, and the car is far far away from here. :-/
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lucas Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 18 2010 at 15:37
So that makes him older. (most inspired post of the day...)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 18 2010 at 16:09
Just happen to be listening to Close To The Edge at the moment. Many Happy Returns to the 'grumpy old man'Tongue
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Happy Birthday Rick. thank you for all the music and all these years of inspiration
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The world needs more grumpy old men like Rick.
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Happy B-Day to the maestro with the awesome cape! Clap

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Hi,
 
Happy Birthday.
 
Sadly I won't be joining you for a drink and hello, since you've stated that you don't like TfTO! I probably would be rude enough to tell you that you should have more respect and appreciation for your own work!
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Originally posted by R o V e R R o V e R wrote:

I thought he is more than 100 years old!!

You've got to be kidding!

He's the youngest in the Fragile/Close To The Edge lineup.

He can't possibly be a day over 98!

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