"Epic" rock songs

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    The Flaming Lips just put out a 6 hour long song...

    but without length restrictions, obviously Epic by Faith No More
     
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    Filling in a few gaps you left:

    Tales from Topographic Oceans - Yes (4 20 minute songs no one would want to read the names of)

    A Passion Play - Jethro Tull
    Karn Evil 9 - ELP
     
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    Can we use live versions?

    Deep Purple had some l-o-n-g live versions of Space Truckin' and Child In Time.

    Dogs- Pink Floyd
     
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    Bella Lugossis Dead by Bauhaus
    Heroin by Lou Reed
     
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    I'm kind of surprised Zilla didn't mention this one.
    King Crimson-Lizard (23:15)
     
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    Dazed and confused- Led Zepplin
    Machine Gun / Voodoo Chile -Jimi Hendrix
    Whipping Post- Allman Brothers
    Free Bird -Lynrd Skynyrd
    Green grass and high tides - Outlaws
    My Generation - The Who (Live at Leeds)
    The magician's birthday - Uriah Heep
    Dark Star - Grateful Dead
     
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    ELP "Take a Pebble."
     
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    'Pirates' from ELP Works Vol.1 comes in at 13:19...a little under the 15 minute timetable set by our esteemed OP.

    'Echoes' Pink Floyd , again, from the LP Meddle...23:31!!!

    'Atom Heart Mother'...yes, Pink Floyd again. These guys wrote the book on extended songs. From the LP of the same title...23:44, they really outdid themselves on this one, but it's not a favorite.

     
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    Good selections with Suppers Ready, Yes - topographic oceans, Soft Parade.

    Other long songs: Don't know if they meet the time mark

    In my time of Dying - Led Zeppelin
    Heart of The Sunrise - Yes
    Shine On you Crazy Diamond - The Floyd

    Abbey Road Medley - Beatles (could be cheating)

    Dr Jimmy - The Who
     
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    If genre is irrelevant:  Handel's Messiah.  

    Has lyrics.
    More than 15 minutes.
    Original.  

    Right, Greg?  :)
     
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    Gabba Gabba Hey - The Ramones
     
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    "Even In The Quietest Moments" - Supertramp

    "The Call Of Ktulu" - Metallica

    "Baker St. Muse" - Jethro Tull

    "Lie In Our Graves" - Dave Matthews Band

    "Stash", "You Enjoy Myself", "Divided Sky", et al. - Phish

    "Do What You Like" - Blind Faith

    "Hear My Train A-Coming" - Jimi Hendrix Experience

    "The Low Spark Of High-Heeled Boys" - Traffic

     
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    In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs:
    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs : Can we use live versions? No.  I'm the biggest DP head in the world, I left those out deliberatly. Nice catch on Dogs, and thems some fat a55 cool chords I'd never have come up with.
    Posted by GreginMeffa[/QUOTE]

    Yes , I know you are a big fan of DP.  I think you are among many here who recognize their brilliance.

    Any chance we can all "occupy" Cleveland and get them the honor in the HOF they deserve?
     
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    In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs:
    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs : actually a good new name would be rock and roll hal of shame because its such a shame that so many great bands like Deep Purple and Rush are not in there and talentless fools like abba, and the bee gees are
    Posted by LedZeppelin1969[/QUOTE]

    Actually I think the ironic thing is that they really are treating it as a hall of 'fame' instead of what it should be, a hall of 'achievement'.
     
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    In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs:
    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs : Yes , I know you are a big fan of DP.  I think you are among many here who recognize their brilliance. Any chance we can all "occupy" Cleveland and get them the honor in the HOF they deserve?
    Posted by ZILLAGOD[/QUOTE]

    I'm no longer sure that it's such an honor.

    Change the name to the "Rock N' Roll Museum of America", give everyone their display, build a well-designed concert hall for periodic shows (and maybe an accompanying school) and quit all the pretentious bu!!$^*# already....
     
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    In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs:
    [QUOTE]In Response to Re: "Epic" rock songs : actually a good new name would be rock and roll hal of shame because its such a shame that so many great bands like Deep Purple and Rush are not in there and talentless fools like abba, and the bee gees are
    Posted by LedZeppelin1969[/QUOTE]

    I have admitted it before , I like ABBA.

    But really, it's not rock'n'roll.

    I was joking about the "occupy" business , I do not give a flying 'you know what' if bands I like are in the R&R hall of fame.

    But , if you are going to have one, why have bands that are not rock'n'roll in ahead of real rock bands?
     
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    Inside looking out- Grand Funk Railroad ( from the live album)
     
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    Bo Rap - Queen
     

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