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Poll Question: Which of these do you prefer?
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12 [16.00%]
1 [1.33%]
23 [30.67%]
11 [14.67%]
25 [33.33%]
0 [0.00%]
2 [2.67%]
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    Posted: May 02 2013 at 01:26
All these albums were released forty years ago, in May 1973. Which do you prefer?

I wonder how many prog albums being released in May 2013 will become as memorable as some of these?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 01:49
Many people say that Yessongs has a bad production and a lot of "post-processing", but it was a triple vinyl with Roger Dean's sleeve design that you can open as a poster, it's pompous as YES were used to be, so what's more "prog" than this?

Hawkwind's album was excellent  and Oldfield's first world success helped Sir Branson in building his empire. The only "bad" album listed is Wishbone Four which is the weakest in the band's first years, even though I like "No Easy Road". It's only rock'n'roll but...
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Flying Teapot :)
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Tubular Bells
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Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells is such an milestone. Gets my vote
 
Teapot is wonderful too.
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Yessongs and Tubular Bells equally. But when it comes to voting in such a case, I'll always vote for the studio album.
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Tubular Bells.


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The bells! The BELLS!
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Tubular Bells
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Yessongs---exciting performance by the guys in their 20's---plus we get to hear Rick's versions of The Yes Album songs which is very often an improvement on the original.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote brainstormer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 10:04
Had to get one Novalis vote in there.  It would be my more listened to album these days, having
heard many of the other favorites on the list many times. 
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Mike and his Bells :-)
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Grand piano;
Reed and pipe organ;
Glockenspiel;
Bass guitar;
Double speed guitar;
Two slightly distorted guitars;
Mandolin!
Spanish guitar,
And introducing acoustic guitar,

Plus...
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Went with Yessongs over Gong.  I love Flying Teapot and "Witches Song" is my favorite Gong song, but I spent countless hours listening to Yessongs, especially the Close to the Edge side...
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I'm in for OLDFEILD's TUBULAR BELLS.
Threshold still have all the goods that makes them one of the best classic rock/Prog metal bands in the world. 2014's For The Journey is worth a serious listen.
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TB, of course.
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Wishbone 4.
 
Not as good as Argus (obviously) but still an excellent album.
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Tubular Bells by a mile!!!
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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Space Ritual. Nope I don't think anything these days will become as memmorable
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tszirmay Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 13:49
Space Ritual again, a nasty piece of space travel that defies the ages.......Not that the other albums are any less brilliant but Hawkwind's gem is such an icon.....

BTW 1973 = bloody wow! Clap


Edited by tszirmay - May 02 2013 at 13:50
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Stool Man Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 15:34
Originally posted by tszirmay tszirmay wrote:


Space Ritual again, a nasty piece of space travel that defies the ages.......Not that the other albums are any less brilliant but Hawkwind's gem is such an icon.....
BTW 1973 = bloody wow! Clap


Yeah, a great year - this poll is just one month of it. Might do another poll covering a different 1973 month later in the year
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