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    Thin Lizzy box set

    Totally agree with E-Z and Vehicle here. Prior to MTV and then file-sharing rock musicians were mysterious, exotic. When they came to town it was like a marauding gang that invaded your city. The lack of media coverage enhanced their mystique. I remember finding Led Zeppelin's single Immigrant...
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    Rate The Song Above You Part III

    Bumpin, high-energy, mid-career tune from Queen. One of their better efforts from that era. 9/10
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    Do you prefer live albums?

    Dianno wouldn't have responded positively to such a demand. He's on record saying he didn't get into rock and roll to have a schedule and have to get up early in the morning. When the band started touring internationally and had obligations and commitments he really wasn't up to it because he...
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    Do you prefer live albums?

    I have a lot of thoughts on this. First, I grew up in 70s and live albums were a big thing then. A lot of bands made their mark through live albums (BOC, Ted Nugent, Frampton, Cheap Trick). Live songs would routinely be played on the radio. Two things noteworthy about those 70s albums: 1...
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    Best Rock Album of The Last 20 Years...

    If I had to narrow down to one....I think it would be...Hand Cannot Erase by Steven Wilson
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    Greetings all!

    Hello everyone! Just discovered this forum today and since I'm basically a classic rock truther figured I'd sign up. I grew up in the 70s / 80s and have a deep passion for the music from that era and for music inspired by that era. This is probably the best way to illustrate my tastes:

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