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    Posted: June 16 2014 at 01:11
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Mastodon - Crack the Skye
That one almost made my top 10. Great album!

Good news as I've just ordered itApprove
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My top five hardly ever changes and then after that its largely changeable

1) Brain Salad Surgery - ELP
2) Close To The Edge - Yes
3) Moving Pictures - Rush
4) A Trick Of The Tail - Genesis
5) Red - King Crimson
6) The Inconsolable Secret - Glass Hammer
7) Weather Systems - Anathema
8) Deadwing - Porcupine Tree
9) The Raven That Refused to Sing - Steven Wilson
10) Ever - IQ
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Post Options Post Options   Quote King Crimson776 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 16 2014 at 05:07
^ Very good list though I like several from Glass Hammer better, also Anathema is well, just that to me.

My list has been changing recently. Keeping it to one per artist:

Selling England By the Pound - Genesis
Lizard - King Crimson
Mirage - Camel
Still Life - Van der Graaf Generator
Octopus - Gentle Giant
The Sky Moves Sideways - Porcupine Tree
Unfold the Future - The Flower Kings
SMPT:e - Transatlantic
Per Un Amico - Premiata Forneria Marconi
U.K. - U.K.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 16 2014 at 16:02
^ I am a Glass Hammer fan and I have to say that the 2 albums with Matt Mendians drumming are probably my favourites.

Anathema completely blew me away (excuse the pun) with Weather Systems. That rarely happens.

I did almost include that UK album in my list and then couldn't decide between that and Danger Money. In the end I included neitherEmbarrassed


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My Top 10:

1. Genesis: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
2. Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
3. King Crimson: Starless and Bible Black
4. Yes: Relayer
5. Rush: Grace Under Pressure
6. Marillion: Brave
7. Steve Hackett: Spectral Mornings
8. Camel: Moonmadness
9. Iona: Beyond These Shores
10. Premiata Forneria Marconi: Per un amico


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Post Options Post Options   Quote musitron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 17 2014 at 15:21

1- In the Court of the Crimson King

2- Wish you were here

3- Dark Side of the Moon

4- Genesis - Selling England By The Pound

5- Mirage (Camel)

6-  Gentle Giant (first)

7- ELP- Tarkus

8-  The Yes Album

9- Fragile

10 - Close to the Edge

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A top 10 list without In the Court of the Crimson King? Is it possible?

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Originally posted by musitron

A top 10 list without In the Court of the Crimson King? Is it possible?


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Mirror Image Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2014 at 22:47
Originally posted by musitron

A top 10 list without In the Court of the Crimson King? Is it possible?


What's the deal with the small text? Anyway, yes, it is very possible, especially since this is our own personal top 10 list, which obviously means our subjectivity and own tastes get in the way of things. Big smile I certainly couldn't give a top 10 list objectively. That's just not in my nature.


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1. Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
2. Frank Zappa - Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar (Counting all 3 discs as one album)
3. Genesis - Nursery Cryme
4. Steve Hackett - Spectral Mornings
5. Steve Hackett - To Watch the Storms
6. Genesis - Trespass
7. Jade Warrior - Released
8. Jade Warrior - Floating World
9. Steve Hackett - Beyond the Shrouded Horizon
9.9 Steve Hackett - Wild Orchids
9.99 Gong - You
10. King Crimson - Lark's Tongues in Aspic

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In a list mood today, but to make things a little more interesting, I'm staying within the confines of the wine country. Here goes yet another one of these buggers:

Plat du Jour - Plat du Jour
Dashiel Hedayatt - Obsolete
Art Zoyd - Berlin
Shub-Niggurath - Les Morts Vont Vite
Jean-Claude Vannier - L'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches
Lard Free - s/t
Igor Wakhevitch - Docteur Faust
Didier Bocquet - Voyage Cérébral
Heldon - Agneta Nilsson
NIL - Quarante Jours Sur Le Sďnai


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Post Options Post Options   Quote prog4evr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 20 2014 at 00:40
Originally posted by Michael678

Yes - Close to the Edge
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Rush - 2112
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
Yes - Relayer
Rush - Hemispheres
Yes - Going for the One
Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
My favorites from all those bands!  Couldn't come up with a better list myself...
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Pink Floyd - WYWH
Genesis - The Lamb
Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn
Caravan- Waterloo Lily
Camel- moonmadness
Pink Floyd- DSOTM
Genesis- Foxtrot
Strawbs- Ghosts
Bo Hansson- Attic Thoughts
Yes- Going For The One
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Meet the Residents - The Residents
Tago Mago - Can
In The Land of Grey and Pink - Caravan
Solution - Divergence
Eros - Dün
Three Friends - Gentle Giant
Do You Like It Here Now... Are You Settling In? - Man
Reflections! - Twenty Sixty Six and Then
Boris - Yezda Urfa
One Size Fits All - Frank Zappa
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Difficult to choose, despite my constantly thinking about it.

1. Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull
2. Selling England by the Pound - Genesis
3. KA - Magma
4. Close to the Edge - Yes
5. Per Un Amico - PFM
6. In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
7. Trilogy - ELP
8. Mirage - Camel
9. First Utterance - Comus
10. Si On Avait Besoin D'une Cinquieme Saison - Harmonium

So many of these albums are thanks to ProgArchives, without which I may have never heard of them. I love this website.


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Post Options Post Options   Quote musitron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 27 2014 at 09:12
I love that website too and now I have to listen to First Utterance by Comus.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Formentera Lady Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 29 2014 at 09:42
Not more than 3 albums of one artist? Ok, I'll try

1. King Crimson - Red
2. King Crimson - Lark's Tongues in Aspic
3. King Crimson - Lizard
4. Yes - Close to the Edge
5. Genesis - Foxtrot
6. Genesis - The Lamp Lies Down On Broadway
7. Genesis - Selling England By the Pound
8. Yes - Fragile
9. Supertramp - Crime of the Century
10. Marillion - Script for a Jester's Tear
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Originally posted by Formentera Lady

Not more than 3 albums of one artist? Ok, I'll try

1. King Crimson - Red
2. King Crimson - Lark's Tongues in Aspic
3. King Crimson - Lizard
4. Yes - Close to the Edge
5. Genesis - Foxtrot
6. Genesis - The Lamp Lies Down On Broadway
7. Genesis - Selling England By the Pound
8. Yes - Fragile
9. Supertramp - Crime of the Century
10. Marillion - Script for a Jester's Tear

Yeah, I'd probably change that rule now - mine would have about 5 Genesis albums in, thinking about it Ermm
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