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Best progressive acts these days?
thanks for the update on the Strawbs - I'll be looking for them live - hopefully they'll make it to D.C.. I'll also look for the latest cd release. 
Best progressive acts these days?
thanks - I just haven't seen any new recordings from the Strawbs, and what I've read about Caravan - they just aren't the same band - I have Battle of Hastings (1995) and though it's good, it's not in the same class as the 70's stuff. With Camel, ... 
Concert for George
Absolutely - this is a fantastic concert and an excellent production on DVD. It's a must - what an amazing line-up - and by the way, Harrison's songs!!! 
Blues /rock: music recommendations?
Boz Scaggs' first album - with Duane Allman - has a 13 minute jam track "Loan Me a Dime" with an extended guitar duel with Duane on lead. This album is one of my all time favorites. 
Best progressive acts these days?
The best still playing? Camel is still the best - saw them live this year, and "A Nod and a Wink" is excellent; King Crimson - their new release "Power to Believe" is the best in a while, Porcupine Tree - except I'm not that wild about "In Absenti... 
Best female vocals on CD
My top 10 include many already named here . . . Margo Timmins (Junkies)- most of their cd's; Eva Cassidy -Songbird; Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat, The Well, The Hunter; Allison Kraus (w/Union Station) - New Favorite; Karrin Allyson - Ball...