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60's and 70's Rock.

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posted on Sep, 13 2006 @ 10:07 PM
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In an effort to beef up my classic rock collection I want to know about some killer Classic Rock. I am an avid fan of the Doors, Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, The Eagles, and many more. But since i was born in the 80's I didnt have the oppurtunity to personally explore the music in its era. What did I miss?

Post your Classic Rock favorites and/or any reccomendations you have for me.

Thanks
Chris




posted on Sep, 13 2006 @ 11:14 PM
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Frank Zappa
You need to hear several albums before you make up your mind, i.e. "Overnight Sensation" and "Apostrophe"

Captain Beefheart
Check out the songs "Electricity" and "Party Of Special Things To Do"

Deep Purple
Check out the albums "In Rock" and "Fireball"

Rainbow
Check out the albums "Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow" and "Rising"

Uriah Heep
Check out the songs "Gypsy" and "Tears in my eyes"

Yes
Check out the albums "Fragile" and "Relayer"

Thin Lizzy
Check out the song "Black Rose"

Kiss (Yes, I know...
)
Check out the songs "Deuce", "Black Diamond", "Watching You", "100,000 Years", "She" and "Cold Gin"

Mahavishnu Orchestra
Maybe not pure "classical rock", but some...



I'll probably remember many more bands after submitting this post...



posted on Sep, 13 2006 @ 11:19 PM
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I knew it. I'll never forgive myself




Led Zeppelin
Check out the songs "No Quarter", "Four Sticks" and many more...



posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 12:09 AM
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Genesis
Check out the songs "Fly On A Windshield", "In The Cage", "Carpet Crawlers", ...actually you should listen to the whole album "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" from 1974

Rush
Check out the songs "Before And After", "In The End", "A Passage To Bangkok", "Something For Nothing" and "La Villa Strangiato". I would like to mention many other songs by Rush, but then we are in the 80s. Everytime I listen to the song "In The Mood" from their first album, I believe he sings "I feel I've got to moo" ...and there is even a cowbell right there



posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 12:37 AM
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Hawkwind and Black Sabbath plus everything that Hellmutt has suggested.

For something a little different Blue Cheer and Ironbutterfly. Enjoy.



posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 07:41 AM
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The Rolling Stones

Fleetwood Mac

Steve Miller Band

Bob Seger

CCR - Credence Clearwater Revival

America

Queen

Lynard Skynard

Moody Blues


Cug

posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 12:37 PM
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posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 09:21 PM
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Check out these:

Warren Zevon: Stand in the Fire - qouted as "Best live album of AOR ever recorded".

Bob Dylan: from Highway 61 and on ...needless to say.

Enjoy!



posted on Sep, 14 2006 @ 09:34 PM
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King Crimson

Check out the track "Red" from the album by the same name if you're going to check out only one track. It's an instrumental from 1974.




One of my absolute favorite tracks by King Crimson is "Indiscipline" from the album "Discipline", but it's from 1981...



posted on Sep, 15 2006 @ 01:45 AM
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thanks for the replys there is definitely some music on here i havent heard of. I have a couple reccomendations for you all aswell.

tenyearsafter and cactus are two bands from the late 60's Haight-Ashbury era. I highly reccomend both of them.

chris



posted on Sep, 15 2006 @ 06:19 AM
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Ted Nugent
Judas Priest
Neil Young
David Bowie
April Wine
Steppenwolf
The Band
The Sex Pistols
The Who
Howlin Wolf

[edit on 9/15/2006 by BlackGuardXIII]



posted on Sep, 15 2006 @ 09:23 AM
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Mahogany Rush
Montrose
Spirit
Kapt Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirlybirds [only one album, but it's killer!]
Jethro Tull
Badfinger
Moody Blues
Boston
Chicago
The Who
Blue Oyster Cult
Crosby Stills Nash & Young [or any Neil Young solo stuff]
Van Morrison
Harry Nilsson
REO Speedwagon
Bachman Turner Overdrive
Guess Who
James Gang
Santana

[ohh I could go on...]



posted on Sep, 15 2006 @ 09:39 AM
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there is a lot of great music from the 60-70's

J geils band is a standout
Santana
wishbone ash
Gamma
cindy bullins
buckingham nicks
airel bender
mountain
bread
big brother ( with Janis Joplin)
Robin trower
and all the great bands listed here.....tons of real activist and socially moving music



posted on Sep, 16 2006 @ 03:04 PM
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im glad you mentioned Jethro Tull. I can't get enough of their stuff right now. Long live Flute Rock!!

[edit on 16-9-2006 by rotarychris7]



posted on Sep, 16 2006 @ 04:53 PM
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Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Check out the songs "Living Sin" from the album Trilogy (1972) and "Lucky Man" from the album Emerson, Lake and Palmer (1970)



Excerpt from "Lucky Man"


He went to fight wars for his country and his king
Of his honor and his glory the people would sing

Oooh, what a lucky man he was
Oooh, what a lucky man he was

A bullet had found him, his blood ran as he cried
No money could save him, so he laid down and he died

Oooh, what a lucky man he was
Oooh, what a lucky man he was


And then there's also the band Gong and Steve Hillage. For Steve Hillage, you might i.e. listen to the track "The Glorious Om Riff" from the album "Green". There are many other cool tracks but my brain is asleep at the moment...



posted on Sep, 17 2006 @ 12:10 AM
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Well pretty much everything I'd list has already been mentioned, except for one band.

Max Webster (Also look up Kim Mitchell, he was the lead singer/guitarist but moved out on his own later on) They made some beautiful music, one of my fav bands.



posted on Sep, 17 2006 @ 03:39 PM
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Try Not Willing by Moby Grape
Dont sing no sad songs for me by the sorrows
baron saturday by the pretty things
these are three lost gems and definitely the song by the sorrows to me is the best song of the 60s



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