I Listen to Progressive Rock

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    Hey everyone! I started this page

    because I want to not only promote my own music, but listen to other people's as well. I've been playing guitar for about half my life now and I've recently started writing my own music. My biggest influences are Pendragon, Yes, Gabriel-era Genesis, and video game music. I...
    apexprog apexprog
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 22, 2015

    Gentle Giant

    In the 1970's there appeared this band from the UK that was just incredible. The style of music the played was like no other I had heard before. It was a kind of Brit/Celt jazz-rock fusion, if that makes any sense at all. I heard "Proclamation" on WMMR in Phila. PA...
    navyvet navyvet
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Dec 12, 2008

    King Crimson And Genesis Back-to-back On The Radio

    Today in the car, I heard King Crimson's "I Talk To The Wind" and Genesis's "In The Cage", back-to-back on XM/Sirius.  What a fantastic combo of songs!
    kiuz645 kiuz645
    31-35, M
    3 Responses May 30, 2010

    Come On, Please Tell Me You've Heard Of Yes!

    So, it's common in conversation for the question: "What kind of music do you listen to/like?" to come up. The problem is, NOBODY under the age of 40 even knows who my favorite artists are!!! King Crimson, Alan Parsons Project, and Yes, to name a few. ELO and Genesis are more...
    idreamofaliens22 idreamofaliens22
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    The new Transatlantic album titled

    "Kaleidoscope" is an absolute masterpiece.....Go check it out and all their previous albums such as "The Whirlwind", "Bridge Across Forever"(My personal favorite), and "SMPT:e"
    GravityOcean GravityOcean
    18-21, M
    Mar 7, 2014

    Wishbone Ash Guitarist And His Mrs Came Round For Dinner Tonight

    ....and gave me a signed copy of the Elegant Stealth CD. How cool is that?
    Contactal Contactal
    46-50, M
    Aug 29, 2013


    As a lifelong progger, I have always been able to create song stories in my head whenever I listen to prog rock. It occurred to me that prog rock is the perfect musical vehicle for something similar to Disney's Fantasia, with its close association to classical music. Regardless...
    KermitTheProg KermitTheProg
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2010

    Shine On, You Crazy Diamonds! A 27-vid Best Prog Rock Gigs Playlist 4 Ya ...

    Shine On, You Crazy Diamonds! I just promised to link this 27-vid best prog rock gigs youtube playlist 4 ya ... http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BDFC4226744B5FB&feature=mh_lolz ENJOY !!!
    ShyButCreativeSexyGuy ShyButCreativeSexyGuy
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2012

    Jethro Tull

    Really don't mind if you sit this one out My words but a whisper, your deafness D a shout I may make you feel but I can't make you think Your *****'s in the gutter, your love's in the sink So you ride yourselves over the fields And you make all your animal deals And your...
    daveknows daveknows
    Nov 12, 2012

    My Favorite Bands...

    Dream Theater... The Mars Volta... kingCrimson! ... YES... Rush... UK... anyone remember UK? Heard UKZ??
    robcrimson robcrimson
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2013

    Prog Rock Rules

    i loved prog rock ever since i heard i know what i like (in your wardrobe) by Genesis when i was about 14 i went out and got all there early albums and that led me to band like Yes King Crimson and Pink Floyd and through them i discovered newer bands like Pendragon Pallas   IQ...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24, 2012
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