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Old 11-08-2019, 10:02 AM
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The full version of "In-a-Gadda-Da-Vita," of course, seventeen minutes of brilliance.

"Gold and Silver" from the first Quicksilver album and "Edward, the Mad Shirt Grinder" from Shady Grove, both instrumentals.

Kraftwerk's "Autobahn."
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Old 11-08-2019, 10:28 AM
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Curtain Call by The Damned.

Album version is 17 minutes long and very hypnotic. Live is only 11
- I like the live version a little better because it drives home the point this is a punk rock band with an attention span greater than 2:30
- Trolling a punk audience (live video has audience spitting, stage crashing)--what's more punk than doing what YOU want, audience be, well, damned.
- This song was produced as a symbol of the band putting the raucous 70s punk scene behind them as they grew artistically and transformed into actual musicians
- And that they were still Punk AF

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Old 11-08-2019, 10:35 AM
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Arbouretum has a 59 minute version of Sister Ray that is an epic groove. I pop it on now and then and crank it the fuck up!
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Old 11-08-2019, 10:50 AM
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Manfred Mann's version of Bruce Springsteen's Blinded By the Light.
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The album version of the Chambers Brothers "Time Has Come Today" still smokes.

There are covers of the song that aren't bad (by the Ramones and Joan Jett) but nothing beats the original.

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2112. Still one of Lifeson’s best solos that moves me every time I hear it.
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Old 11-08-2019, 11:57 AM
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Grateful Dead...any live Help>Slip>Franklin's Tower
Deep Purple..Space Truckin' (live on Made in Japan)
The Allman Brother Band ...Jessica (the version linked)
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Old 11-08-2019, 12:08 PM
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Renaissance - "Song of Scheherazade" and "Ashes Are Burning," both from the "Live at Carnegie Hall" album.
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Old 11-08-2019, 01:17 PM
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24 Hours at Time Marshall Tucker Band (Live version - Where We All Belong) - great solos- guitar, sax, fiddle, bass. I never get tired of this one. I think its one of the best example of southern rock that there is. Maybe my favorite tune of all time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvBFZf0vVPk

Also Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield

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Old 11-08-2019, 02:12 PM
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"Bat Out of Hell" by Meatloaf
The 9:52 album version is a haul, but there aren't really any draggy, boring parts.
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Old 11-08-2019, 05:42 PM
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Billy Joel, “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” — is seven and a half minutes long enough?
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The "medley" on side two of Abbey Road -- 16 minutes.
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Old 11-09-2019, 07:41 PM
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Pink Floyd: Dogs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiaF4kuxJco

For me at least, their 1977 album Animals, and this song in particular, was the apex of their career.
This and Shine On... were the two PF songs I first thought of, reading the OP. Allman Brothers already got mentioned.

But I don't think Television has. Marquee Moon: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jlbunmCbTBA

Or Sonic Youth, The Diamond Sea: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v_4e8Tq-CKQ
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King Crimson's Larks' Tongues In Aspic Parts I & II combined are about 20:30.
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Old 11-09-2019, 08:32 PM
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Or Sonic Youth, The Diamond Sea: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v_4e8Tq-CKQ
Great choice. I can't believe i didn't think of this one myself.
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The Messiah Will Come Again, Roy Buchanan

Loan Me A Dime, Boz Scaggs
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Iron Maiden has some great ones from their newer albums. "The Red and The Black," "When The Wild Wind Blows," and "For the Greater Good of God" are probably my favorites. "Sunset on the Golden Age" by Alestorm and "Forevermore" by Whitesnake come to mind too.

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Old 11-09-2019, 09:39 PM
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ELO - "Kuiama" from ELO 2. There are other longish songs on that album, including, "Roll Over Beethoven."
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Marquee Moon - Television. I could still listen to that song multiple times per day.
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Old 11-09-2019, 10:59 PM
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Marquee Moon - Television. I could still listen to that song multiple times per day.
Same.

Also Stereolab - Jenny Ondioline.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nSmBWacnqE
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:15 AM
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24 Hours at Time Marshall Tucker Band (Live version - Where We All Belong) - great solos- guitar, sax, fiddle, bass. I never get tired of this one. I think its one of the best example of southern rock that there is. Maybe my favorite tune of all time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvBFZf0vVPk

Also Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield

I love and hate these threads. I love them for the occasional great new song I learn about, or am reminded of, but I hate them because there are so few replys to acknowledge or talk about anything. Well, I too love this the live version of, '24 Hours at a Time". It's an imperfect masterpiece. With the honking, cracking sax, the violin volume at the beginning of the solo, etc, it's the furthest thing from perfection, but yet it's so full of energy and joy. Just a FUN jam.

Bonus points to you for suggesting two such different songs. Variety. . .life.

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I don't know if they did any shows together but it was always cool when Jon & Vangelis' "The Friends of Mr. Cairo" came on the radio around 2 in the morning.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:53 AM
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Same.

Also Stereolab - Jenny Ondioline.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nSmBWacnqE
Great 18-minute song that never gets boring or tiresome.
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King Crimson's Larks' Tongues In Aspic Parts I & II combined are about 20:30.
Came here to mention those two (heh - last week my avatar was the latter)

Death's Death Scavenger of Human Sorrow (Ok - didn't even make the seven minute mark - sue me. Listening to it, though, it's definitely epic enough to qualify. Instrumentally exquisite.)

Genesis - Dancing With the Moonlit Knight (live)

Ah, and my favourite ever ever loooooong number - King Crimson's Fracture (crank headphones!)
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Old 11-10-2019, 02:47 PM
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Zappa- "Willie the Pimp" and "The Gumbo Variations".

Captain Beefheart- "25th Century Quaker"

"Won't Get Fooled Again:", even though I've heard it a jilion times

Dylan- "Desolation Row"
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"Achilles Last Stand"
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REO Speedwagon -- 157 Riverside Avenue

The live version with the "conversation" between Kevin Cronin's vocals and the guitarist's riffs.
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My hair still stands up every time I hear the ending of Nightwish's live Ghost Love Score performance from 2012 in Buenos Aires, recorded a couple months after Floor Jansen took over the lead vocal job.
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"Shine on You Crazy Diamond" (opening track) has not a note or moment wasted over 13:32.

I'll add another vote for the first side of 2112 by Rush.

"Only Because of You" is the sweeping, haunting 8 min 40 sec closing track of Roger Hodgson's first solo album.
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At just under seven minutes...


"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" The Temptations
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Old 11-11-2019, 05:20 PM
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"Tarkus", ELP, 20:35

"Anesthetize", Porcupine Tree, 17:42
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Old 11-11-2019, 05:48 PM
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Nantucket Sleigh Ride - Mountain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViX1lSW8Sjg

Frankenstein - Edgar Winter group - possibly the heaviest song ever made
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pHZQB-mkH8

1812 - Blackfoot Sue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zO1Qel498A

Feel the Benefit - 10cc - top class playing, especially the bass solo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x95-bMwhX_8

Papa was a rolling stone (full 11 minute version) - Temptations, highly unusual for Motown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJV2pWFyfn4

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Old 11-11-2019, 07:23 PM
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Caravan - Nine Feet Underground

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And in just under 8 minutes...


"Sweet Jane" Lou Reed
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Loggins and Messina, Angry Eyes.

Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix -or- Stevie Ray
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone - Temptations (I'm not sure if this counts as rock, but...)
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When I was looking for songs, I found this Bonnie Raitt cover. Very nice. I just love her voice.
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Neil Young. Walk Like a Giant. This live version is 24 minutes & change. I think the album version is a mere 16 or 17.
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Metalica's Master of Puppets is an 8:36 masterpiece of heavy metal music

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