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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-29-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By dwill123
Re: Favourite tracks featuring a flute!

Curtis Mayfield - 'Move on Up'

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-29-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By dwill123
Re: Favourite tracks featuring a flute!

Down Under - Men At Work

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-29-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By dwill123
Re: Favourite tracks with bongos or congas?

WAR - All Day Music

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-15-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band (round 2)

How about Nancy Sinatra?

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 12-15-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By dwill123
Re: The Monkees versus the Turtles!

The Turtles for me. First of all, the Turtles (Flo and Eddie) were a real band while the Monkees were a Hollywood backroom concoction, made for TV. Don't get me wrong I loved the Monkees. To me...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-09-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band (round 2)

And now I know the 'rest of the story'. The second #7 is Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) on the left. So, the first #7 has to be Martin Barre.

#14 (second) I'm guessing is Keith Emerson. The...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-07-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band (round 2)

#5 is Return to Forever (Stanley Clarke & Lenny White). I have no idea who anybody else is.

By the way if the photos you use (this post and the previous) are your own shots, they are very good.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-04-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By dwill123
Re: Favourite tracks featuring a flute!

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-29-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band

#4 - Annie Haslam. I must admit I'm not the biggest Renaissance fan.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-27-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band

This is a WAG, #3 - Steve Hillage.



I graduated from Rider in 1976. I know that Boston and Billy Joel played Rider in 1977. Boston had a female bass player but I thought that was much later. ...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-27-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By dwill123
Re: name the band

5. John McLaughlin (and the 4th Dimension?)
6. Acoustic Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady)
7. Nick Mason (Pink Floyd)
12. Steve Hackett (Genesis)

I'll keep working of the rest.
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 11-26-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By dwill123
Re: Beau Brummels vs. the Outsiders!

Beau Brummels, on the strength of being produced by one of my favorite musicians of all time Sly Stone.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 11-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By dwill123
Re: The Byrds versus Steppenwolf!

If you are a Star Trek (TNG) fan you must know the movie ‘First Contact’ (1996). In the movie during the Phoenix launch seen, Zefram Cochrane plays the Steppenwolf song ‘Magic Carpet Ride’. The...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 11-17-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By dwill123
Re: The Byrds versus Steppenwolf!

I won't even try with this one. It's a tie for me. I'd only hurt my brain trying to choose one over the other.

And why isn't Steppenwolf in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame???

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 11-11-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By dwill123
Re: Cream versus the Doors!

The Doors. No other band sounded like them back then or ever since.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-30-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By dwill123
Re: Pink Floyd versus the Who!

Pink Floyd (this time) on the strength of 'Echoes'.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-28-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By dwill123
Re: Pink Floyd versus the Who!

I'm tempted to make a snap decision BUT this one requires some thought. I'll check back later.
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-25-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By dwill123
Re: How Web Activists Caused Rolling Stones to Drop 'Brown Sugar' - Ultimate Classic

The one thing you have to remember is that it is not 1964 anymore but 2021, 57 years later. And the reasoning today is "Money talks, and BS walks".
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-24-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By dwill123
Re: How Web Activists Caused Rolling Stones to Drop 'Brown Sugar' - Ultimate Classic

This one is easy, the Rolling Stones are not a rock & roll band. The Rolling Stones are a business enterprise. And as such they are succumbing to the changing demographics & politics of the...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-22-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,125
Posted By dwill123
Re: Chicago versus Emerson, Lake & Palmer!

Still sticking with Chicago, on the back of Terry Kath's amazing guitar playing.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-19-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By dwill123
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-15-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By dwill123
Re: Rolling Stones versus U2!

This one is easy for me, the Rolling Stones. I really can't stand U2 BUT, I do seriously like one of their songs, 'Beautiful Day'. I don't know why I like this song, but I do.

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-05-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By dwill123
Re: Tracks featuring a talk box!

A debate continues as to what is being used on Sly and the Family Stone's song "Sex Machine". The majority believe that a Vocoder is used. Possibly? Others think it could be a Talk or Voice Box. ...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-01-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By dwill123
Re: Sly & the Family Stone vs. War!

I have to call 'No Joy'. Choose between two of my most favorite (adversely challenged) bands from the late 60s/early 70s. And imagen a setup coming from some one (Foxhound) who doesn't care that...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-30-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By dwill123
RIP, George Frayne (aka Commander Cody)

RIP, George Frayne (aka Commander Cody), dead at 77.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 09-22-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By dwill123
Re: Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band vs. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers!

Generally with my taste in music I should not like Tom Petty but I do (a lot). I thinks it's because to me Petty's simple riffs strike a powerful groove. I like Seager too but there's something...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-21-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By dwill123
Re: Neil Diamond vs. Johnny Rivers!

Neil Diamond. (His contribution to the Monkees)

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-18-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,855
Posted By dwill123
Re: The game changers for rock music!

If you use the term 'enormously influential' regarding changing and influencing rock music in the late 60s, then you must include Sly and the Family Stone.

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-13-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By dwill123
Re: The game changers for folk-rock music!

Each one of these fork performers could stake a claim to influencing rock's formative years.

The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
The Youngbloods - Get Together
Richie Havens - Handsome Johnny...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-13-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By dwill123
Re: The game changers for folk-rock music!

Each one of these fork performers could stake a claim to influencing rock's formative years.

The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
The Youngbloods - Get Together
Richie Havens - Handsome Johnny...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-03-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 215,422
Posted By dwill123
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-22-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,513
Posted By dwill123
Re: Progressive Rock...?

Not by me. I have most (not all) of their albums. The stuff after IF 4 was not quite up to speed.


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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-22-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,388
Posted By dwill123
Re: Obscure Music: Rock, Jazz, etc

The album cover was about the only cool thing going on with the second album. The second album was a complete miss (imo). The second album was a big let down after the amazing first...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-20-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,388
Posted By dwill123
Re: Obscure Music: Rock, Jazz, etc

Dreams is not really 'obscure' but when talk of fusion comes up they are rarely mentioned. Even though they may be one of the more important groups of the pre-fusion (early 70s)...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-19-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,513
Posted By dwill123
Re: Progressive Rock...?

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-15-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By dwill123
Todd Rundgren Finally Going into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Finally, after being eligible for 28 years (since 1993). Todd gets his nod for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Long over due. I know Todd basically hates the RRHOF but for his many...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 05-10-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By dwill123
Re: Paul Revere & the Raiders vs. Tommy James & the Shondells!

Paul Revere & the Raiders for me. Between the two groups, I always preferred the Raiders sound and music. Their version of "Louie, Louie" is my favorite version of this often covered...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 05-04-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,110
Posted By dwill123
Re: Dave Clark Five vs. Herman's Hermits!

Just a side note. One of my favorite British comedies was 'The Vicar of Dibley' (it ran on and off from November, 1994 to January 1, 2007). One of the funniest characters on the show was actor...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-27-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,110
Posted By dwill123
Re: Dave Clark Five vs. Herman's Hermits!

Dave Clark Five

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-22-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,399
Posted By dwill123
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-21-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,399
Posted By dwill123
Re: King Crimson vs. Traffic!

Four years later and I still think that King Crimson is something extra special.

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-15-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 215,422
Posted By dwill123
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Great cover of the Buddy Miles song "United Nations Stomp".

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-13-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By dwill123
Re: Procol Harum versus Yes!

Any one reason in particular for the dislike? How about this song? I used the cut down (single) version here. I think it's better than the long version.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-10-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By dwill123
Re: Procol Harum versus Yes!

Yes. They are, for me, one of my top 5 bands. Their form of prog appeals way more to me. 'The Yes Album', 'Fragile' and 'Close to the Edge' had me hooked. Then they changed personnel and tailed...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-18-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 215,422
Posted By dwill123
Re: What Are You Listening To?

I just saw this for the first time tonight. I thought I had seen all the YouTube 'live' Mahavishnu Orchestra clips but I hadn't. This one is by far one of the best quality video (best quality for...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-18-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By dwill123
Re: Jefferson Airplane vs. Steppenwolf!

Tough choice but I went with the Jefferson Airplane.

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Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-17-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By dwill123
Re: Blood, Sweat & Tears vs. Sly & the Family Stone!

My comments on the pairing was based more on the bands initial musical direction or more the audiences the bands were probably more aimed at when their early albums were released. The physical...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-13-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By dwill123
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-12-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By dwill123
Re: Blood, Sweat & Tears vs. Sly & the Family Stone!

Sly vs BS&T, this may be the strangest pairing I've ever seen on CRF. I love both bands. Blood, Sweat & Tears was my first serious exposure into Jazz/Rock and to this day remains one of my...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-10-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 215,422
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