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hifiguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-07-11 10:12 AM
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9. "Red" is one of my favorites, too.
Bought it on the day it came out in 1974. The Fripp/Wetton/Bruford/Cross KC played the most intelligent and complex heavy metal that ever there was. That band owed more to Bartok and Stravinsky than any rock music.
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  -Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers chosen for R&R Hall of Fame Amerigo Vespucci  Dec-07-11 09:14 AM   #0 
  - Yet for some reason Yes and King Crimson, two of the  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 09:39 AM   #1 
  - No Rush, no Jethro Tull, no Moody Blues either  LynneSin   Dec-07-11 09:41 AM   #3 
  - Man, that is ridiculous.  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 09:42 AM   #4 
  - If you listen to the "second wave" of Prog music...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-07-11 09:52 AM   #5 
  - Porcupine Tree is an incredible band.  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 10:00 AM   #6 
  - The remastered "Red" is like an extreme blow to the head with a blunt object (in a good way)  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-07-11 10:06 AM   #8 
     - "Red" is one of my favorites, too.  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 10:12 AM   #9 
  - Pink Floyd made in it because of the commericial success of 'Dark Side' and 'The Wall'  LynneSin   Dec-07-11 10:47 AM   #10 
  - Yep...they had a "Sgt. Pepper's" in the form of D.S.O.T.M....  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-07-11 10:56 AM   #11 
  - bwahahahaha - to each their own I guess.  cbdo2007   Dec-07-11 01:00 PM   #13 
     - I love Floyd, but Yes is better.  dawg   Dec-07-11 02:53 PM   #18 
     - Um, well.  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 02:56 PM   #19 
        - Gilmour has repeatedly called "The Final Cut" a piece of shit  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-07-11 09:36 PM   #27 
           - "Echoes" has never paled  hifiguy   Dec-08-11 08:49 AM   #32 
  - The influence goes way beyond neo-prog.  dawg   Dec-07-11 02:58 PM   #20 
     - Ritchie Blackmore...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-07-11 09:22 PM   #26 
     - Yep - all except Heart were dumbed-down prog  hifiguy   Dec-09-11 05:01 PM   #57 
  - It is indeed a farce, I haven't paid attention to it in the last 20 years. n/t  A Simple Game   Dec-07-11 02:39 PM   #17 
  - I'm a fan of both those bands, but I think overlooking groups like  NoGOPZone   Dec-08-11 09:13 AM   #33 
  - Adler even able to play drums anymore?? After seeing him on  cbdo2007   Dec-07-11 09:40 AM   #2 
  - Adler is doing well.  hamsterjill   Dec-07-11 02:14 PM   #15 
  - Congrats to the RHCP....I wonder, though, if this LA...  Tikki   Dec-07-11 10:01 AM   #7 
  - Is the RR Hall of Fame based on record sales?  Avalux   Dec-07-11 11:06 AM   #12 
  - Strangely enough, you have to be famous to get in the Hall of FAME  taterguy   Dec-08-11 06:48 AM   #30 
  - Guns N' Roses hunh?  MilesColtrane   Dec-07-11 01:53 PM   #14 
  - Donovan is in this year too  RZM   Dec-07-11 02:30 PM   #16 
  - Happy to see the Small Faces finally in, those boys  JenniferJuniper   Dec-07-11 05:29 PM   #21 
  - agree  some guy   Dec-07-11 06:41 PM   #22 
     - LOL! Donovan made it in too!  JenniferJuniper   Dec-07-11 06:43 PM   #23 
        - yay!  some guy   Dec-07-11 06:49 PM   #24 
  - All deserving, especially the Beastie Boys.  flvegan   Dec-07-11 06:57 PM   #25 
  - Too bad Steve Marriott won't be here for the induction.  blue neen   Dec-07-11 10:27 PM   #28 
  - "You can miss out school, won't that be cool" not quite 13 year old  JenniferJuniper   Dec-07-11 11:13 PM   #29 
  - It's great that your 13 year old knows such a fantastic song!  blue neen   Dec-08-11 07:16 PM   #37 
     - 30 days in the hole, hands down  JenniferJuniper   Dec-08-11 08:16 PM   #43 
        - What a rocking video!  blue neen   Dec-08-11 10:07 PM   #45 
  - You know what was REALLY strange? The two Small Faces "reunion" albums  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-08-11 07:38 PM   #38 
  - Steve and Ronnie did get back together as the Majik Mijits in the early 80's  JenniferJuniper   Dec-08-11 08:03 PM   #39 
  - Yep, Ronnie Lane would be a hard act to follow!  blue neen   Dec-08-11 08:11 PM   #40 
  - They are not "bad" at all...they are just not "classic" Small Faces  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-08-11 08:15 PM   #42 
  - I know I'm not supposed to, but I love both of those albums.  6000eliot   Dec-10-11 04:03 PM   #59 
  - Small Faces , about time  era veteran   Dec-09-11 09:01 AM   #48 
  - Last year, I woke up one morning with very askew hair (it looked like  Tom Ripley   Dec-09-11 10:01 AM   #50 
  - "As long as I'm here, Rush will NEVER get in" - anonymous RRHOF Board Member.  HughBeaumont   Dec-08-11 08:03 AM   #31 
  - Too true, Hugh.  hifiguy   Dec-08-11 09:23 AM   #34 
     - If only for Pawn Hearts alone.  HughBeaumont   Dec-08-11 09:48 AM   #35 
     - "Plague" is great,  hifiguy   Dec-08-11 09:57 AM   #36 
     - I've seen you guys defend Rush and I've seen the other bands you like  OriginalGeek   Dec-08-11 08:35 PM   #44 
        - VdGG is very different.  hifiguy   Dec-09-11 09:13 AM   #49 
           - Yeah was listening on Youtube  OriginalGeek   Dec-09-11 01:08 PM   #55 
              - You will like VdGG, then.  hifiguy   Dec-09-11 01:51 PM   #56 
  - I am opposed to the institutionalization of rock and roll  cherish44   Dec-08-11 08:14 PM   #41 
  - Really? The Beastie Boys?  JackDragna   Dec-08-11 10:45 PM   #46 
  - With all due respect, the RRHOF is a joke.  bluesbassman   Dec-09-11 12:13 AM   #47 
  - True, but...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-09-11 10:57 AM   #52 
  - +1  progressoid   Dec-09-11 11:20 AM   #54 
  - You mean the Jan Wenner Approved R&R Hall of Fame?  Tom Ripley   Dec-09-11 10:05 AM   #51 
  - I hear ya  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-09-11 11:00 AM   #53 
  - Another year and still no Thin Lizzy induction.. sigh  Mudoria   Dec-10-11 12:25 PM   #58 
  - Have never liked Guns N' Roses  mvd   Dec-10-11 04:05 PM   #60 

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