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Poll Question: pick your favorite.
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11 [16.92%]
2 [3.08%]
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4 [6.15%]
13 [20.00%]
15 [23.08%]
1 [1.54%]
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3 [4.62%]
1 [1.54%]
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    Posted: July 23 2013 at 10:55
I searched for this and I don't think a thread like this has been done before. So, pick your favorite.

Mine would have to be Dave Stewert. Love his work with Egg, Hatfield and National Health. Closely followed by Robert Wyattt and Phil Miller.
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Geoffrey Richardson all the way, great allrounder
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^ what he said, followed by Phil Manzanera
 


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Dave Stewart.
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Terrific list of musicians Clap.

Voted Dave Stewart.
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I like many of 'em, but I'm a Wyatt-freak, so that's my vote.
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Hugh Hopper.  Love that fuzz bass, and I think he's a fine composer.
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Richard Sinclair for me :)
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Went with Stewart, just over Hillage
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Steve Hillage.
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Hillage <3
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Hawkwind, Rare Bird, Gong, Tangerine Dream, Khan, Iron Butterfly, and all things canterbury and hard-psych. I also love jazz!

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The Hillfish followed by Dave Stewart. Maybe that's why I like Space Shanty so much.
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Daevid Allen.  While I like many of the bands represented by other members in this poll, GonG's accomplishments stand way above the rest.  I can't imagine a world without Camembert, Flying Teapots, Angel's Egg's or Pothead Pixies Wacko
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Dave Stewart-i love Egg, immensely.
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This is immensely impossible.

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Originally posted by pfloyd pfloyd wrote:

Mine would have to be Dave Stewert. Love his work with Egg, Hatfield and National Health. 

Mine too, closely followed by Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle. 
Both made some excellent compositions, and Richard has a great voice too.
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Originally posted by presdoug presdoug wrote:

Dave Stewart-i love Egg, immensely.
Same goes for me !!!
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Richard Sinclair for me, as Caravan is by far my favourite Canterbury band, though I do like Egg and Soft Machine.

Never liked Gong and their hippy trippy music.
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Too hard. 
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Richard Sinclair for that whimsical voice of his. Dave Stewart for being probably the best keyboardist I have heard.
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