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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Classic Rock: State of the Prog Nation - the 50 Albums

Progressive rock is taking over. Again!

That Built Prog Rock

1.      Freak Out! by the Mothers of Invention 1966
2.      Pet Sounds inc Sloop John B by The Beach Boys 1966
3.      Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band inc Day in the Life by The Beatles 1967
4.      Procol Harum by Procol Harum 1967
5.      The Piper at the Gates of Dawn inc Bike, The Gnome, Astonomy Domine and Interstellar Overdrive by Pink Floyd 1967
6.      Days of Future Past inc Nights In White Satin (The Night)/Late Lament  by The Moody Blues with The London Festival Orchestra 1967
7.      The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack inc Flower King Of Flies and Rondo by The Nice 1967
8.      In the Court of the Crimson King inc 21st Century Schizoid Man by King Crimson 1969
9.      Liege and Lief inc Farewell, Farewell by Fairport Convention 1969
10.  Volume Two inc 10: 30 Returns To The Bedroom by The Soft Machine 1969
11.  Air Conditioning inc Vivaldi by Curved Air 1970
12.  The Least We Can Do Is Wave To Each Other inc White Hammer by Van Der Graaf Generator 1970
13.  Magma inc Kobaia by Magma 1970
14.  Once Again inc Mocking Bird and Gladriel by Barclay James Harvest 1971
15.  Aqualung inc Locomotive Breath by Jethro Tull 1971
16.  In the Land of Grey and Pink by Caravan 1971
17.  Tarkus including Tarkus (Medley) by Emerson Lake & Palmer 1971
18.  Moving Waves inc Eruption by Focus 1971
19.  Fragile inc Roundabout and Heart Of The Sunrise by Yes 1971
20.  Foxtrot inc Watcher Of The Skies and Supper’s Ready by Genesis 1972
21.  Octopus inc Boys In the Band by Gentle Giant 1972
22.  Dark Side Of the Moon inc Time, Money and Us and Them by Pink Floyd 1973
23.  Tubular Bells inc Tubular Bells Part One by Mike Oldfield 1973
24.  Birds of Fire inc Miles Beyond by Mahavishnu Orchestra 1973
25.  Selling England by the Pound inc I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) by Genesis 1973
26.  Brain Salad Surgery inc Karn Evil 9 and Toccata by Emerson Lake & Palmer 1973
27.  Angels Egg inc Radio Gnome Invisible Pt2 and  Sold To The Highest Buddha by Gong 1973
28.  Journey To The Centre Of The Earth by Rick Wakeman 1974
29.  Crime of the Century inc School, Bloody Well Right and Dreamer by Supertramp 194
30.  Eldorado – A Symphony by . . . Electric Light Orchestra 1974
31.  Autobahn inc Autobahn by Kraftwerk 1974
32.  Warrior on the Edge of Time by Hawkwind 1975
33.  Scheherazade inc Song of Scheherazade by Renaissance 1975 
34.  Moonmadness inc Chord Change - Instrumental Version by Camel 1976
35.  Tales of Mystery and Imagination by The Alan Parsons Project 1976
36.  Lefoverture inc Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas 1976
37.  Peter Gabriel aka The Car inc Solsbury Hill and Here Comes the Flood by Peter Gabriel 1977
38.  A Farewell to Kings inc Xanadu by Rush 1977
39.  The Kick Inside inc Wuthering Heights and The Man With The Child In His Eyes by Kate Bush 1978
40.  Asia inc Cutting It Fine by Asia 1982
41.  90125 inc Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes 1983          
42.  Misplaced Childhood inc Kayleigh and Lavender by Marillion 1985
43.  Operation: Mindcrime inc I Remember Now by Queensryche 1988
44.  When Dream and Day Unite by Dream Theater 1989
45.  OK Computer inc Paranoid Android by Radiohead 1997
46.  Blackwater Park inc The Funeral Portrait by Opeth
47.  Deloused in the Comatorium inc Drunkship Of Lanterns by The Mars Volta 2003
48.  Deadwing by Porcupine Tree 2005
49.  Black Holes and Revelations inc Supermassive Black Hole by Muse 2006
50.  Crak the Skye by Mastodon 2006

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Originally posted on Wednesday 12th January 2011

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