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

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

  1. David Gilmour

    136 vote(s)
    59.9%
  2. Roger Waters

    27 vote(s)
    11.9%
  3. I don't like Pink Floyd!

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

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Undecided, I like both Equally

    39 vote(s)
    17.2%
  6. What's Pink Floyd without Syd Barrett?

    24 vote(s)
    10.6%
  1. Northwinds

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    Yep, Pink Floyd is not The Pink Floyd. There is no better PF album then Piper at the Gates of Dawn
     
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  2. just dave

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    It's a shame Syd couldn't keep it together long enough to write and perform with the rest of the group.My vote was for Gilmour. Waters was a jerk,great lyrics though.
     
  3. zenarrrow

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    I personally feel that everything that happened with Floyd was perfect. Piper was great, but had Waters not taken control and edged Syd out, then we would not have had Atom Heart Mother, Obscured by Clouds and then DSOTM WYWH Animals etc.Notto mention More and Umma Gumma which I personally dig, both of them. I liked the Wall ok but not my fav, I do however like Final Cut, I think it is pretty deep and musical, IMO. But at that point it was time for RW to leave. Could you imagine Pros and Cons as a Floyd album? I like post Waters Floyd and Waters solo stuff just fine, but they could not stay together, and what took place was exactly as it was supposed to be. So it's not a "who is right" in my opinion it is how it is and it ended up perfect. Glad that RW was a controlling bastard, made my favorite lp of all time Animals with the rest of the band disgruntled but in line.
    I am glad Syd made Piper, one of my favorite albums as well, but glad he ate too much LSD and let Gilmour come in and make the sweet atmospheric sounds of WYWH just for a start. My favorite guitarist of all time.

    But with that being said I am going to unfollow this thread because this has been beaten out so many times in so many ways, nothing new to report on this.
     
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  5. gizzyman47

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    Saw the Floyd twice in Pheonix without Waters. Seen Waters also in Pheonix. Both put on Great shows. Of course as a musician Gilmore is one of my favorite guitarist but Waters is a superior song writer.
     
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  6. 432HzBob

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    Gilmore's guitar licks and tone for sure.
     
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  7. podbaydoors

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    Gilmore or Andrew Latimer?
     
  8. GChief

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    I like the Pink Floyd with Walters but like Gilmoreā€™s solo stuff 100x more than Walters

    Edit: Meddle - The Wall to be precise
     
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  9. GChief

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    :rflmao:
     
  10. damacman

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    Finally. Someone got it . . .
     
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  11. Mike Gibson

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    I always thought Waters was pretty base.
     
  12. Northwinds

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    Too bad no option for Syd Barrett
     
  13. DirtFarmer

    DirtFarmer Active Member

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    With all due respect, do you really expect us to swallow this tripe??!
     
  14. biscuithead

    biscuithead Me likes the eargasm retroplasm... Subscriber

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    I voted for Waters... only because I like his uplifting lyrics.
     
  15. Mitkraft

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    LOL!
     

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