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    Posted: March 21 2013 at 06:49
What are the longest band names listed on PA?  And the shortest?
 
Are there any ridiculously long band names out there beyond the world of Prog?
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Off the top of my head I guess maybe say, UK (or 3) and conversely, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe

You have done a search I presume?
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For the longest name, some Post-Rock bands are to be checked.
For the shortest name, Yes is already quite short.
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Uhh and here's one without any pausesLOL (Featuring one particular Yoshida Tatsuya ...)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zappaholic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 21 2013 at 18:01
I seem to recall a band called t whose reviews occasionally turn up on the front page.

There have been numerous bands/artists with one-letter names, but that's the only prog one I can think of offhand.

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Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung


Edited by Nogbad_The_Bad - March 21 2013 at 19:12
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I remember seeing an album cover of an early Vangelis release that had his whole name ( Evangelos Papathanassiou) written from corner to corner. No wonder they shortened it!
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Originally posted by Nogbad_The_Bad Nogbad_The_Bad wrote:

Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung

What an awesome name! For anyone who doesn't understand German, it means "The Anarchistic Evening Entertainment".
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Originally posted by HarbouringTheSoul HarbouringTheSoul wrote:

Originally posted by Nogbad_The_Bad Nogbad_The_Bad wrote:

Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung

What an awesome name! For anyone who doesn't understand German, it means "The Anarchistic Evening Entertainment".
Very good band as well.
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No-Man, a band here on PA with Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson, was originally called:  No Man Is An Island (Except The Isle Of Man). That may be not the longest name but probably one of the longest.
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