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    Around '89, Gary Moore w/Ozzy mocked Kingdom Come with this song:


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    Never was a fan of KC.
    I agree. Zebra and Great White sounded more Zeppelin, too me. Them I didn't mind.

    Between the two I'd say GVF sounds more Zeppelin than KC. It's not even close. The others mimic them in spots but GVF, musically, sound like Zeppelin 24/7.

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    Back in the day a lot of people thought KC was cool because it did sound like LZ. Just like GVF. Like GVF, a lot of people ripped them for not being original. Difference is that back in the day, you had flash in the pans who were quickly dismissed. Today there are only a handful of bands that are popular so they will not get pushed to the side for something new. Another is that people defend them by saying "well its been 40 years since LZ was around...."

    A rip off is a rip off IMO. If some soundtrack compose was creating music that copied the theme from Star Wars, well I would say they are ripping off John Williams. Somebody could compose symphonies in the style of Mozart and 250 years later its still a rip off

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    I'm going to listen to the first KC record today at lunch. Might be interesting.

    I do think the opening riff in Get It On is pretty damn cool.

    pulled up their wikipedia page and they have 13 studio albums......I honestly thought they only had 2....wow.
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    I still love "Living out of Touch" Love the riff!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bugs Meanie View Post
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    SLIGHTLY RELATED TO TOPIC - I loved that Coverdale/Page album and I'm not even a huge Zeppelin fan. It still holds up well IMHO
    Spot on!!!!! Coverdale/Page is a good record for a mid travel. It works fine for me a lot!!!!
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    just listened to it...cool riff

    there's some cool stuff on the Coverdale/Page disk, woulda liked to have heard a follow up

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    Kingdom Come gets my vote. I like Get It On & Living Out Of Touch. Greta only has one song I really like.....Highway Tune.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad to the Bone View Post
    I was wrong about the great white zep covers live album....don't know what I was thinking but i don't see it on their discography
    I know they did some LZ tunes when they did MTV's Unplugged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I know they did some LZ tunes when they did MTV's Unplugged.
    Maybe that's it, I remember local radio playing GW doing a Zep tune and thinking it was very good.

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    I can't take either one seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad to the Bone View Post
    Maybe that's it, I remember local radio playing GW doing a Zep tune and thinking it was very good.
    You are probably remembering this. I remember when I heard/watched this I was thinking "wow, they are killing it."

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    Follow up...back when bands had talent. The 80's gets a lot of grief, some of it well deserved, but at least most of them were competent to great musicians that wrote their own material.
    If I don't respond to you it means I have you on ignore, which means you are a douchenozzle.

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