Hey Progheads: Yes or Genesis?

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  1. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    The rockabilly/jazz influences of Steve Howe or the classical and pioneering tapping of Steve Hackett?
     
  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    I believe Peter Gabriel Genesis is the correct answer.
     
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  3. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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    this!
     
  4. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    34 minutes late! The story of my life!! +1
     
  5. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    Yes easily wins this one. No contest.
     
  6. WD 3D

    WD 3D Green is the new blue...

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    Theatrically, the nod goes to the Gabriel-era Genesis but overall, musically, the total body of work gives the win to YES! Come on... Squires, Wakeman, Bruford, Anderson, White, Rabin, and certainly Howe. Just a phenominal set of musicians over the years in that band.
     
  7. walrus

    walrus New Member

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    Which Yes? Which Genesis?
     
  8. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Archon owning member

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    Tough call. Love both. But, YES!
     
  9. jxe

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    gtr, mike and the mechanics, or asia???
     
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    Wakester Class Clown

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    don't forget Anderson Wakeman Brueford and Howe
     
  11. jxe

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    my personal injury law firm...

     
  12. Wakester

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    :D
    Dewey Cheatim and Howe :D
     
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    vchizzle Birdman.

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    I like more Genesis songs overall. I do really like some Yes as well though.
     
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    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    LOL
     
  16. Wakester

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    Who?
     
  17. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    Yes. “Fragile” is especially such a great record. To hear Rush tell it, they originally got together from their mutual love of playing along with Yes LPs. “Land of Confusion” was a much better track and music video than “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” though, I’ll give Genesis that.
     
  18. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    When both were fresh, I preferred Yes. Haven’t listened to either for years.
     
  19. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Yes is an easy choice for me. Fragile was listened to a lot back in the late 70s early 80s. At that time, the only Genesis I was aware of was the poppy stuff. I recently went back and listened to their early stuff, and didn't get it. I should probably listen again.

    As for Yes, seeing them in the round at the Rosement Horizon on the Union Tour in 1991 is still one of my favorite shows. Round, rotating stage, with current and previous members on stage. So, Howe and Rabin, White and Bruford, Kaye and Wakeman.
     
  20. Boogie

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    There’s the easy answer. Suddenly I want to hear “Big Time”. And yes, I know what I just said. :p
     

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