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Old 04-29-2010, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Circus Maximus - Wind

Circus Maximus was a United States band in the late 1960s, who combined influences from folk music, rock, and jazz into a form of psychedelic rock.
The band was formed in 1967 by Bob Bruno and Jerry Jeff Walker. Bruno's song "Wind", from their eponymous first album, became a minor hit in the United States, particularly through airplay on "progressive" FM radio stations.
I stumbled across this band & song around a year ago while looking for material by another technical rock band named Circus Maximus also.
This song 'Wind' released in 1967 has a unique sound & recording that grows on a person after listening to it a couple of times.
The Folk influence with the Jazz is very different in style, especially the folk guitar throughout the song.

YouTube - Circus Maximus - Wind
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Old 08-29-2010, 12:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I'm not exatly sure about this genre, but will like to learn more, anyone recommend some bands to get me started?
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Gong - best of both worlds.
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Old 08-29-2010, 02:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Prog -

Pink Floyd - WYWH
Caravan - In The Land Of Grey & Pink
Genesis - Selling England By The Pound, A trick ...
Gentle Giant - Octopus, Gentle Giant
King Crimson - Lizard
The Mars Volta - De-loused in the comatorium
Wishbone Ash - Argus
Anglagard - Hybris
* Mansun - Six
* The Fall of Troy - S/T
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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For the 1970`s to start of with (Marillion are the 80`):
Yes-The Yes Album, Fragile, Close to the Edge
Genesis-Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound, Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
King Crimson- In the Court of the Crimson King, In the Wake of Poseiden, Lizard, Islands, Larks Tongues in Aspic, Starless and Bible Black, Red
Wishbone Ash-Argus
Pink Floyd-Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here
Jethro Tull-Aqualung, Thick as a Brick
Emerson, Lake & Palmer- S/T, Brain Salad Surgery
Kansas-Masque, Leftoverture, Point of Know Return
Marillion-Script For a Jesters Tear, Fugazi, Misplaced Childhood

And selected albums by Camel, Gentle Giant, Caravan

If you want present day artists try- The Mars Volta, Flower Kings, Pain of Salvation, Porcupine Tree, Spock`s Beard, Evergrey, Amorphis

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Old 08-31-2010, 11:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks for the recommendations guys, will be giving them a listen.
Already have my collection of Pink Floyd. But some of those other bands caught my attention.
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Jefferson Airplane- After Bathing at Baxter's
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