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Poll Question: VDGG 1970, Which Songs are Your Favorites?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
26 [15.29%]
22 [12.94%]
11 [6.47%]
3 [1.76%]
3 [1.76%]
13 [7.65%]
17 [10.00%]
26 [15.29%]
19 [11.18%]
15 [8.82%]
15 [8.82%]
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    Posted: August 17 2013 at 03:01

White Hammer
Killer
House with no Door (this one is my very fav from this era)
This night wounds time.
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Originally posted by Horizons Horizons wrote:

I can't believe i haven't posted here yet, totally thought i was on page one. Embarrassed

I voted for Emperor iIn His War Room, it's a favorite of mine. I love the quiet beginning section. Just a classic of theirs in my eyes. Though VdGG's early era is probably my favorite collection of albums from a single band. 

A friend knew I was a King Crimson/Fripp maniac and played me Emporer...it was the 1st VDGG song I ever heard and I was instantly hooked.  I love all the VDGG 70's albums, but the early albums remain my favourites to this day.
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I can't believe i haven't posted here yet, totally thought i was on page one. Embarrassed

I voted for Emperor iIn His War Room, it's a favorite of mine. I love the quiet beginning section. Just a classic of theirs in my eyes. Though VdGG's early era is probably my favorite collection of albums from a single band. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 16 2013 at 20:36
Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Whilst on the subject, there are 2 versions of 'Refugees'.  My 'Least We Can Do....' LP features a longer version, whilst the single version on subsequent pressings is a 'lesser' version, in that it is about a minute shorter and somewhat 'polished'.  Opinions ??

Never liked the single version. There's only one Refugees.
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Whilst on the subject, there are 2 versions of 'Refugees'.  My 'Least We Can Do....' LP features a longer version, whilst the single version on subsequent pressings is a 'lesser' version, in that it is about a minute shorter and somewhat 'polished'.  Opinions ??

Never liked the single version. There's only one Refugees.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 16 2013 at 20:01
Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Whilst on the subject, there are 2 versions of 'Refugees'.  My 'Least We Can Do....' LP features a longer version, whilst the single version on subsequent pressings is a 'lesser' version, in that it is about a minute shorter and somewhat 'polished'.  Opinions ??

Never liked the single version. There's only one Refugees.
Excuse-moi d'casser ton fun mais j'me cherche une rime pour automne
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Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

1. "Lost"
2. "The Emperor in his War Room"
(3. Would have been "Killer" has it not been for the lyrical amateur hour on Pete's part.)

Let's add "Darkness", "Refugees", and "White Hammer" to it. Awesome tracks.

Great additional choices.  This was originally side 1 of the vinyl and blew me away the first time I heard it.
why not add 'Whatever Would Robert....' ,  'Out Of My Book' and 'After The Flood' for an absolute PERFECT list LOL.
Whilst on the subject, there are 2 versions of 'Refugees'.  My 'Least We Can Do....' LP features a longer version, whilst the single version on subsequent pressings is a 'lesser' version, in that it is about a minute shorter and somewhat 'polished'.  Opinions ??
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Pioneers over C is the winner here. Sent some votes the way of Darkness (11/11), After the Flood, and Killer as well.
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1. Emperor
2. Darkness
3. Killer
4. Lost
5. Refugees
6. House with no Door
7. After the Flood

ok... I have too many choices good thing I can't vote yet Wink
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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

1. "Lost"
2. "The Emperor in his War Room"
(3. Would have been "Killer" has it not been for the lyrical amateur hour on Pete's part.)

Let's add "Darkness", "Refugees", and "White Hammer" to it. Awesome tracks.

Great additional choices.  This was originally side 1 of the vinyl and blew me away the first time I heard it.
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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

1. "Lost"
2. "The Emperor in his War Room"
(3. Would have been "Killer" has it not been for the lyrical amateur hour on Pete's part.)

Let's add "Darkness", "Refugees", and "White Hammer" to it. Awesome tracks.


Edited by Dayvenkirq - August 16 2013 at 11:37
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Votes in for KIller, Darkness, and Pioneers Over C
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Might give After the Flood and the vocal bits of White Hammer a miss. The rest is brilliant.
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Death in the sea, death in the sea,
Somebody please come and help me,
Come and help me
Fishes can't fly, fishes can't fly,
Fishes can't and neither can I, neither can I
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I've only gotten into VdGG very recently, so I sadly haven't heard The Least We Can Do...  quite yet.

Out of the H to He songs, my favourites are probably Killer and Pioneers Over C, although every track on the album is quite good.
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Darkness, House With No Door, The Emperor In His War Room and Lost.

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Absolute favorite from this list: House with No Door

Others that got a vote: Lost, Killer, Pioneers Over C (in order of preference)

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^ Multiple vote, man.
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So tough to vote..Confused They're all good!

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House with no Door
This night wounds time.
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