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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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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Svetonio Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 13 2013 at 01:42
Darkness
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote refugee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 12 2013 at 15:33
Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:

This is a multiple vote poll, so be sure to vote for all your favorites.

Thank you! Otherwise I couldn’t have voted at all. I chose six songs: Darkness, Refugees, After the Flood, House With No Door, Lost and Pioneers.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bucka001 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 11 2013 at 23:32
Voted for Darkness. Not that it matters, but The Least was recorded in '69 (although it was released in '70).

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Lost and then House With No Door
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 08 2013 at 07:38
Refugees/Hammer/Killer/House
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The Emperor in His War Room and Pioneers over c.
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The Emporer in his War Room
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Lost
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tarkus1980 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 22:36
Also, I hate "White Hammer" with a white-hot intensity. "Whatever Would Robert Have Said" seems pretty bad to me too.
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Best track: "Killer"

Best vocal performance (ever): "Lost"
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 22:21
Emperor, probably my favorite VDGG track next to Arrow
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 22:10
There are many I like there, but the one I like most is Darkness. Really awsome and emotional song.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 18:13
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:

A drummer I was in a prog band with back in '78 knew I was a Fripp-nut so he turned me onto "The Emporer in his War Room".  From that time VDGG has been one of my fave bands.

For this poll it's easier to list what songs I didn't vote for:  Out of My Book & Killer
I absolutely love Out of My Book - my 3rd favorite on the album, right behind Darkness and Refugees.

I like "Out of My Book" and "Killers" a lot but I couldn't vote for everything LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Earthmover Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 18:03
Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:

A drummer I was in a prog band with back in '78 knew I was a Fripp-nut so he turned me onto "The Emporer in his War Room".  From that time VDGG has been one of my fave bands.

For this poll it's easier to list what songs I didn't vote for:  Out of My Book & Killer
I absolutely love Out of My Book - my 3rd favorite on the album, right behind Darkness and Refugees.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:46
A drummer I was in a prog band with back in '78 knew I was a Fripp-nut so he turned me onto "The Emporer in his War Room".  From that time VDGG has been one of my fave bands.

For this poll it's easier to list what songs I didn't vote for:  Out of My Book & Killer
I'm using the chicken to measure it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:45
Oh, I didn't notice multiple vote either.  Added votes for Emperor in his War Room and Darkness
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:45
Top 3 would be White Hammer, followed by Darkness (11/11) and Pioneers Over C.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:41
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

^ Crap, I didn't read the OP in its entirety again. ... But then again, methinks, so did a few other people ... but I may be wrong. Ermm

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.)

I always make sure to write:  "This is a multiple vote poll so choose all your favorites" or something so people don't just vote for #1  Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:37
^ Crap, I didn't read the OP in its entirety again. ... But then again, methinks, so did a few other people ... but I may be wrong. Ermm

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.)


Edited by Dayvenkirq - May 07 2013 at 17:38
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Earthmover Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2013 at 17:34
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

"Lost".
Since it's multiple vote:
1. Lost
2. House with no Door
3. Refugees
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