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Favorite version of Echoes?
I was originally going to set this up as a poll, but I imagine I'll get some pretty obscure versions as answers...so I left it "open" :P

What's your "favorite" version of Echoes? Album, live, pre-recording live, etc.

My choice goes to either Live At Pompeii (for the real "jam" feel) or Live at Gdansk (for both Rick's playing and the "historical" value).

The obligatory mention goes to The Return of the Son of Nothing (an early version). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA-w4Px6DEY - Gotta give credit where it's due. They managed to ditch the song's (fantastic) opening verse and replace it with something equally as great :P

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08-09-2011 07:46 AM
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Jack Wolf Offline
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
I always liked the Pompeii version for its raw feel.
08-12-2011 07:24 AM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
The Pompeii version is raw.
The studio version is good.
The Live in Gdansk version is edgy/sharp/futuristic and it has an emotional value to it.

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08-12-2011 08:04 AM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
(08-12-2011 08:04 AM)Joe Wrote:  The Pompeii version is raw.
The studio version is good.
The Live in Gdansk version is edgy/sharp/futuristic and it has an emotional value to it.

Agree. If I need to pick one it is Pompeii.

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08-12-2011 08:34 AM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
I like the version from the Wembley London show. It's a nice wrap-up to the Dark Side of the Moon. The Pompeii version is equally as awesome.
08-12-2011 10:56 AM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
Pompeii, no doubt. That film has my favourite versions of six songs.

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08-12-2011 03:31 PM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
(08-12-2011 10:56 AM)scarlet eagle Wrote:  I like the version from the Wembley London show. It's a nice wrap-up to the Dark Side of the Moon.

Oh yes, yes, yes. Also, the version from their 1971 BBC show. Holy crap, they stunned the audience.

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08-12-2011 06:23 PM
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Jack Wolf Offline
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
Here's a fantastic version too:

From the BBC archives, 1971
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd9JaLxZZP4

Here's another version, recorded at Wembley in 1974 and broadcasted on BBC radio:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F4N388vh0E
08-19-2011 03:03 PM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
There's nothing like a Philharmonic in the background. Gdansk is my favorite by a long shot.

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08-19-2011 09:20 PM
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RE: Favorite version of Echoes?
Pompeii.

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