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GNMD Poll: Top Ten Albums of 1971

Discussion in 'GMD Social Forum' started by Serjeant Grumbles, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. jimmy101

    jimmy101 Active Member

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    Damn for some reason I thought Growers of Mushroom was released earlier than '71. Gonna have to edit my list!
     
  2. Satanstoenail

    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    Dang I missed a footy convo.

    Bring back fucken Bones McGhie smoking a dart before the 1973 grand final
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    I really despise AFL these days but the glory days were something different.
    I've got the 1973 and 74 Weg GF posters signed by Tom Hafey, Royce Hart (and not at the same time) Kevin Bartlett.
    My grand father went ever further back, he was friends with Captain Blood
     
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  4. Satanstoenail

    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    My old man has canned his membership and doesn’t go to matches anymore because he’s so disgusted with the state of the game.
     
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    Slammed Active Member

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    My grand father never did and that's where a lot of my Richmond memorabilia comes from but I canned mine in the 90's and my dad canned his around a similar time.
     
  6. Talos of Atmora

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    I'll be participating in this. Certainly needs more entries and I haven't done one of these in a little while.
     
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    1. Led Zeppelin - IV
    2. Comus - First Utterance
    3. Mahavishnu Orchestra - Inner Mounting Flame
    4. Focus - Focus II (Moving Waves)
    5. T Rex - Electric Warrior
    6. Wishbone Ash - Pilgrimage
    7. The Doors - LA Woman
    8. Pink Floyd - Meddle
    9. Funkadelic - Maggot Brain
    10. Leonard Cohen - Songs of Love and Hate

    HM:
    Can - Tago Mago
    Caravan - In the Land of Pink and Grey
    Gentle Giant - Acquiring the Taste
    Soft Machine - Fourth
    Jethro Tull - Aqualung
    The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
    King Crimson - Islands
     
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    1. Townes Van Zandt - Delta Momma Blues
    2. Gene Clark - White Light
    3. Mickey Newbury - 'Frisco Mabel Joy
    4. Willie Nelson - Yesterday's Wine
    5. Leonard Cohen - Songs of Love and Hate
    6. Bert Jansch - Rosemary Lane
    7. Lee Moses - Time and Place
    8. Kris Kristofferson - The Silver Tongued Devil and I
    9. John Prine - John Prine

    Nine will have to do for now.
     
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  9. Einherjar86

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    A good fucking year (especially for prog).

    1. Pink Floyd--Meddle (my favorite Floyd album, and one of my favorite of all time)
    2. Jethro Tull--Aqualung
    3. Genesis--Nursery Cryme (an underrated gem of English pastoral folk prog)
    4. Led Zeppelin--IV
    5. Comus--First Utterance
    6. Leonard Cohen--Songs of Love and Hate
    7. Uriah Heep--Look at Yourself (mainly for "July Morning," but still killer album--arguably metal, but I think they're enough on the boundary)
    8. Yes--Fragile
    9. King Crimson--Islands
     
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  10. CiG

    CiG Terminal Perversion

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    I came across this band while browsing RYM for '71. Liking this song:

     
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    It will be fucking cool if Comus brings this home
     
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    CiG Terminal Perversion

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  14. no country for old wainds

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    i’ll post a list by the deadline
     
  15. Serjeant Grumbles

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    InitCap() that shit.
     
  16. no country for old wainds

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    you closing this today grumblypoos?
     
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    I'll be closing it pretty soon, so you'd best get your list done ASAP.
     
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    Le Orme - Collage, great Italian prog rock.
     
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    alphabetical order:
    leonard cohen - songs of love and hate
    john coltrane - sun ship
    comus - first utterance
    flower travellin' band - satori
    hampton grease band - music to eat
    bert jansch - rosemary lane
    mountain - nantucket sleighride
    catherine rebeiro - ame debout
    spirogyra - st. radigunds
    uriah heep - salisbury

    man, i assumed i liked satori less than most people here, but i don't think it's received a single vote so far so i'm giving it some love. for an album that's pretty much a staple of the heavy music canon these days, it's nuts that it apparently hasn't received a single mention on GMD in over three years aside from making hbb's honourable mentions. stop being racist against the slants, they aren't all degenerate perverts like arg.
     

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