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Poll Question: what is the best song on album exept Tarkus
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
2 [5.00%]
5 [12.50%]
6 [15.00%]
8 [20.00%]
17 [42.50%]
2 [5.00%]
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    Posted: December 30 2010 at 14:14

Ready

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GO!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
Acting on your best behaviour
Turn your back on mother nature
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ThinLizzy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2010 at 14:16
Nice poll !
My favourite is A Time & A Place.

The first 2 - 3 secs are almost the same with Revelations by Iron Maiden.
And then one day you find
Ten years have got behind you
No one told you when to run
You missed the starting gun
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote harmonium.ro Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2010 at 14:18
Jeremy Bender is actually one of my favourite ELP tunes Embarrassed
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Time And A Place
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote topographicbroadways Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2010 at 14:53
i am in love with the only way when the piano and bass comes in for the super fast baroque bit is one of my favourite ELP moments. But learning it on bass was a mistake because i had to play it over and over for about 2 hours to get it up to speed now i am a little bored with it. I still voted for it though

I do actually really like Side 2 despite the hate it gets and in my view it is far from a one song album
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Heathcliffe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2010 at 21:21
Originally posted by zravkapt zravkapt wrote:

Time And A Place


Ditto.
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I'll go with Infinite space.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2010 at 23:03
The only way for me. And for me Are You Ready Eddy would come second. A Time and a Place I didn't really like so much, except for the live version on Then & Now, I think Lake's new voice really suited that song, and in general it was played LOUDER and cooller. Of course, my very favourite here would be the title track (despite the "Mass" section).
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Voted for Bitches Crystal. I think side two of Tarkus rather unjustly criticised (For me the only filler track is Are You Ready Eddy? - if only the answer had been ...No)
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Hard to choose when Tarkus is left out. Finally voted for Infinite Space.

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Bitches Crystal is not a bad tune, even though the rhymes make me cringe.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Pawn Heart Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 31 2010 at 07:23
The Only Way, then A Time And A Place.
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Can you believe, God makes you breathe.
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Can I vote for, The Only Way/Infinite Space?
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This is ridiculously hard but went for a certain Crystal.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2011 at 14:43
A Time And A Place- ELP in 'heavy metal' mode!
 
but a special mention for The Only Way which features Greg Lake's best vocal performance outside of a King Crimson album.I realise the lyrics are controversial although he was expressing his own personal feelings.
 
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The only way is a beautiful piece Heart don't agree with all those thinking Tarkus flip side is poor, Bitches crystal and the only way are great too....and a time and a place...This album is realy my ELP favourite with trilogy
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Originally posted by topographicbroadways topographicbroadways wrote:

i am in love with the only way when the piano and bass comes in for the super fast baroque bit is one of my favourite ELP moments. But learning it on bass was a mistake because i had to play it over and over for about 2 hours to get it up to speed now i am a little bored with it. I still voted for it though

I do actually really like Side 2 despite the hate it gets and in my view it is far from a one song album
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Originally posted by The Wrinkler The Wrinkler wrote:

Can I vote for, The Only Way/Infinite Space?
   For sure, do it!!!!!!!
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Originally posted by Slartibartfast Slartibartfast wrote:

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