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Pink Floyd - Who's your favorite: Gilmour or Waters

Discussion in 'AK Polls' started by OnTheBlitz, Nov 13, 2016.

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Pink Floyd - Who's your favorite: Gilmour or Waters

  1. David Gilmour

    161 vote(s)
    58.3%
  2. Roger Waters

    35 vote(s)
    12.7%
  3. I don't like Pink Floyd!

    1 vote(s)
    0.4%
  4. Who's Pink Floyd?

    1 vote(s)
    0.4%
  5. Undecided, I like both Equally

    53 vote(s)
    19.2%
  6. What's Pink Floyd without Syd Barrett?

    25 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. OnTheBlitz

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  2. swechsler

    swechsler Frog Whisperer

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    IMO Gilmour has a better voice but it's obvious that Waters was a better songwriter.
     
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  3. OnTheBlitz

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    Thanks for your vote. By the way, Very nice Speakers in your Avitar!
     
  4. petehall347

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    not to sure but the 8.8.88 concert was more than very good ...
     
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  5. OnTheBlitz

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    I'll add a category , Undecided
     
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  6. swechsler

    swechsler Frog Whisperer

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    I saw them in their 1987 tour (brendan byrne arena - anyone else there?). Really enjoyed it, but the later albums didn't hold a candle to the classic four (Dark Side, Wish, Animals, Wall).
     

     

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  7. damacman

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    Waters is a better bassist ...
     
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    i missed the Germany one ..friend took a double Decker bus there / got it back too just about ...
    loved the quad sound and the amp stacks ...
     
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    As a guitarist myself and love Gilmour's style and his non-egotistic attitude, I pick Gilmour.
     
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    I'll the Syd Barrett option that should be in the poll.
     
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  11. Ghonk

    Ghonk GREG

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    Saw them in 87 or 88 at the rosemont horizon,awesome.
     
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  12. OnTheBlitz

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    Thanks , remember to cast your vote
     
  13. OnTheBlitz

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    Okay, I'll add that as option.
     
  14. SA-708

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    Thanks.
     
  15. OnTheBlitz

    OnTheBlitz ->"There's nothing I won't eat, including YOU!" Subscriber

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    No problem. AK is a great place. Try to accommodate all options if I create a poll

    Regards,
     
  16. cflannery

    cflannery New Member

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    The combination of Waters lyrics and Gilmour's musicality is what got me hooked. After the split Pink Floyd (Gilmour Wright Mason) way better than Roger Waters solo. Saw Pink Floyd in the late 80's Momentary Lapse of Reason tour. Best concert experience ever. I vote Gilmour but I think without Waters we wouldn't even have this discussion.
     
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  17. OnTheBlitz

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    Agreed, it took the combination of all and especially Gilmour / Waters, but Gilmour was able to carry it on and I also agree his solo stuff is better than Waters.
     
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  18. OnTheBlitz

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    I saw the Gilmour Pink Floyd at the Rosebowl in SoCal, 1994. It was the Division Bell Tour, but they played all their old stuff. I've been to 100's of concerts. This was Hands-Down the best concert I've ever seen.
     
  19. Skylab

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    I whole-heartedly agree that the best Pink Floyd was when Gilmour and Waters were equal driving forces in the band.

    That said, for me it's no contest at all: I prefer both the Gilmour led PF and "solo" Gilmour albums to "Final Cut" and Roger Waters solo albums, exponentially. FC is a very weak album. I almost never play it. I play Momentary Lapse and Division Bell quite frequently. Both are excellent.

    I saw Gilmour's tour this year - the guy still has it, big time. It was a fantastic show.
     
  20. DanBNash

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    Somebody had to write the songs
     

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