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    Posted: April 07 2013 at 23:50
I can't believe I've never signed on til now. I've been reading Prog Archives for many years but I've never participated. So here goes...

I'm Greg Mathieson, prog fan since 1974 when I first heard the Aqualung album. I was 14. There was something about it that was different from everything else I was aware of from top 40 radio and I was determined  to figure out what it was and where else it existed. I sensed the same quality in Roundabout, which I also heard on the radio. So I hit the record shops and started reading Creem and Circus and Trouser Press magazines. Then I stumbled onto Beaker Street radio program and figured out that there was a radio band besides AM called FM, and if you twiddled the knob enough you could find stuff that wasn't opera or organ music. Then I heard Dark Side of the Moon and In the Court of the Crimson King, and there you go!
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Welcome. Here's an oddity from the deeper vaults that might be of interest.



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Hi stegor, and welcome to the site! Smile
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Welcome to Prog paradise - I used to love Creem mags and grew up in the 70s too!
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Originally posted by Windhawk Windhawk wrote:

Welcome. Here's an oddity from the deeper vaults that might be of interest.


Very nice! Something I've never heard of. The beginning immediately reminded me of UFO's Love to Love, something I just got done commenting on elsewhere, and Hey You, something I wouldn't mind if I never heard again but a great song regardless.
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Originally posted by stegor stegor wrote:

Originally posted by Windhawk Windhawk wrote:

Welcome. Here's an oddity from the deeper vaults that might be of interest.


Very nice! Something I've never heard of. The beginning immediately reminded me of UFO's Love to Love, something I just got done commenting on elsewhere, and Hey You, something I wouldn't mind if I never heard again but a great song regardless.


Omigosh - and there's Have a Cigar, almost note for note! Is this intentional?
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Wait a minute - this is a test isn't it?
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Originally posted by stegor stegor wrote:

Wait a minute - this is a test isn't it?

I don't think this is some kind of test... But the Floydian influence cannot be denied.

Also, welcome to the site :)
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No test, just an oddity from the deeper vaults *laughs*


Here's another oddity:






Edited by Windhawk - April 09 2013 at 10:46
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Originally posted by Windhawk Windhawk wrote:

No test, just an oddity from the deeper vaults *laughs*

Here's another oddity:



Ha! While we're at it:



(I do have this vinyl)
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Ah yeah, know about that one. April Wine is one of those rather overlooked bands from way back when. Remember encountering them on some obscure metal compilations in the early 80's.

I could have added the video where Marillion does a cover of a Britney Spears tune now, but that might just be a bit too cruel ;-)
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Richard Thompson covered a Britney Spears song when I saw him live ("Oops I Did it Again").
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