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    Posted: November 29 2012 at 23:29
Which of these two cover songs do you prefer? I pick the one with the longer title.
"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything" - Thomas Edison
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NONNEN is awesome, but America is even better
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Gosh, they both are amazing, but "America" ... M! Thumbs Up ... It's just better.

They've a-a-a-a-a-all co-o-o-o-ome to look for Ame-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-erica-a-a-a-a-a-a-a.

Plus, the final instrumental section is ... is just awesome.


Edited by Dayvenkirq - November 29 2012 at 23:42
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Tough... but "America" for me, just by a hair.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Gandalff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2012 at 01:21
America, obviously. Try to compare your results with my older poll:
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
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o menel aglar elenath!
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Fanuilos, le linnathon
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^ Whoa! ... Let's see how it will turn out this time given only two choices and a new row of PA membership.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Gandalff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2012 at 01:52
Originally posted by zravkapt

Which of these two cover songs do you prefer? I pick the one with the longer title.
You didn't pick it.Confused
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
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Definitely No Opportunity Necessary: mindblowing track.
America is quite good too, though!
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Originally posted by smartpatrol

NONNEN is awesome, but America is even better


What he said.
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America.
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No Opportunity is a great song indeed, but their treatment of America is brilliant.  Howe's extended solo is a textbook example of structure.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2012 at 11:37
Originally posted by Gandalff

America, obviously. Try to compare your results with my older poll:


Without searching I figured there would have been a similar poll, but I just wanted these two songs. Btw, I did just vote; I have a habit of making a poll then coming back later to vote in it.
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America .
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Arrrgh!!  I'm partial to both, but "America" for me!!

I'm also very fond of the Beatles cover, "Every Little Thing"....Peter Banks really shines on this one!



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I'm a little tired of America.
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America
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2012 at 14:55
Originally posted by HolyMoly

I'm a little tired of America.


You should move.

Oh, and "Every Little Thing" is my third fav Yes cover.
"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything" - Thomas Edison
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 30 2012 at 15:19

Both are great. I voted for no opportunity...

btw during America ,Squire plays a little bit of Leonard Bernstein's America from West Side Story .Its not that easy to spot but it is there.Nice touch.
 
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America is a great tune; Yes did it better. Thumbs Up I almost count it as a track on Fragile to make up for the somewhat lack of legitimate group compositions.
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I think 'Tales From Topographic Oceans' has the best Yes cover.Big smile
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