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Poll Question: who is the best band, whom rock your sock the most
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37 [72.55%]
8 [15.69%]
6 [11.76%]
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    Posted: August 25 2011 at 07:53
In my eyes, a poll is only ever worthwhile when popularity does not get in the way; i.e. when the respective choices have a similar level of recognition, fame and public awareness. Then, we can actually see which band people in a certain community enjoy and treasure the most, rather than merely confirm the really obvious truth that Pink Floyd have more listeners than Procol Harum.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kevin4peace Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 24 2011 at 11:53
Floyd for sure. Procol Harum had some great individual songs, but Floyd had great albums.
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Floyd
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 23 2011 at 17:22
Procol Harum have been support band of Pink Floyd, not vice versa....
Great band, though
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ruby900 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 23 2011 at 02:58
Sooooo easy - Floyd all the way!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote awaken77 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 23 2011 at 02:56
while I enjoy music of both,
I think Pink Floyd is more important in terms of influence to music in general, and to other genres (not limited to rock music)


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I should have voted for both. I went with PF.
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Easy.....Floyd
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Some good albums early on from Procol with Robin Trower, but except for their excellent live album with the Edmonton Symphony, once Trower had left, so did most of their fire and brimstone. The Pink Floyd catalog buries Procol Harum.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jean-marie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 21:19
Originally posted by aginor aginor wrote:

Originally posted by Formentera Lady Formentera Lady wrote:

I do not know much Procul Harum, so no vote for me. But I like it that you try to make them more popular on this site. Thumbs Up I like the song you posted!
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  Hey! Istill listen to Procol, i got the whole collection and saw them on stage in Paris in the late seventies, i sometimes watch to the dvd live at the union chapel Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 18:04
Originally posted by Formentera Lady Formentera Lady wrote:

I do not know much Procul Harum, so no vote for me. But I like it that you try to make them more popular on this site. Thumbs Up I like the song you posted!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jean-marie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 16:40
Give my vote to Floyd but i'm a great Procol fan too
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 09:08
Originally posted by pied piper pied piper wrote:

Procol Harum

There's not a single molecole of prog in Pink Floyd's music after Atom earth Mother


Pink Floyd all the way


Dark Side is probably my 2nd fave prog album of all time  and is the definition of prog in my books

I think your statement is completely wrong.....

sorry but that's the truth  :)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 08:34
I voted for Procol, but I'm a big Floyd fan as well.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2011 at 07:53
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Pink Floyd.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2010 at 11:59
I can't vote because I haven't heard enough Procol Harum, but "In Held Twas in I" is great, and my favourite music I've heard from PH.  My favourite music with Pink Floyd's name attached to it is "Atom Heart Mother" - terrific.
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Not much thought needed here - Pink Floyd

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With all the respect that I have for Procol Harum Beer, I have a preference for Floyd
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