Skip to comments.Prog Rock...........anyone ?
Posted on 07/17/2009 12:33:32 PM PDT by Gillmeister
Anyone but me into "Prog Rock"..........you know, the awesome 15 min long songs from the 60's and 70's?
Some of my faves..........early Genesis, Yes, Camel, Caravan, ELP, Harmonium, Gentle Giant, Van Der Graaf Generator.............anyone ?
The whole genre is my favorite. I’m a huge fan of early Genesis especially.
Supper’s Ready is like the rock answer to many “classical” pieces.
I have a couple of documentaries on Genesis.
Any Bay City Rollers? Captain & Tennille? Early Manilow? /s
I love the Wind and Wuthering album.
Yes & Asia performing July 22nd in Richmond.
Ok, so you have the chance to date one of three women.
The redhead likes “Tales From Topographic Oceans”.
The blonde likes “Close to the Edge”
The brunette likes “Relayer”
So which one is it???
Listen to this one while you make up your mind:
Just gimme some Who and Ramones, and nobody gets hurt!
Hello! How are you doing?
Always go with the Blonde..........LOL
I’m down with that!
King Crimson...Listen to Starless on the Red album...
I knew there’s a reason I always liked you!
This is a seventies, not a sixties list.
Count me in. www.progarchives.com is a great reference site.
I kinda think if Tales was better edited and remastered, it might have ended up better than CTTE.
Some of Wakemans stuff on Tales is just outright unbelievably good.
Lark’s Tongue in Aspic is the best. But Red is very, very good also.
Closest to prog rock I will get is Iron Maiden.
Rush and Dream Theater;)
Emerson Lake and Palmer - best band. Ever.
:) The feeling is mutual. I hope you’re doing great! I am.
Can. Monster Movie album. Extended pieces but minimalist.
East of Eden. Mercator Projected album. (Yardbirds meet free jazz).
Lighthouse. Canadian band. Excellent musicianship. Sort of like Chicago, but prog and rocks harder.
Wishbone Ash- Argus. Christian concept album. Wonderfully recorded.
One for the Vine is one of my favorites.
I’ve played with White from Yes at local blues jams. He lives near Seattle.
Alan Parsons Project FTW.
Check out Spock’s Beard. Goofy name, great music.
Allman Brothers Band, Live Fillmore East
Agreed on the DT. The 70s bands were their big influences.
I don’t get the thing with the Who. Their music is really not very “good” but I love it!
I can’t explain it.
Barclay James Harvest
Yep..I am a fan alright!
You must be talented, and lucky.
1. The Grateful Dead
2. The Grateful Dead
3. The Grateful Dead
As a former studio musician with credits on several major label albums (RCA, Elektra, Metal Blade, etc.) and movie soundtracks, I know whereof I speak.
That they did what they did while melting on psychedelics only makes their accomplishments all the more amazing. Compositions like Dark Star, St. Stephen, Help on the Way, Stronger Than Dirt (Milkin' the Turkey), and Crazy Fingers (not to mention Terrapin Station... the all-time most amazing rock anthem in music history) set them apart as having accomplished what no other musical group ever had the brains or skill to even attempt, much less excel at.
Period. End of intelligent discussion. Anything beyond this is uninformed hormonal bullsh*t. Sure, there are those who simply don't like the Dead, but that's very different from refusing to acknowledge their uniquely amazing contribution to the world of music.
Tied to the Whipping Post...
A Yes fan here.
And Wishbone Ash.
To name a few.
I was never a Dead fan and can name only one of their songs, but about 20 years ago there was a GD concert on public tv and I knew a friend was a HUGE fan to the point that one of the songs played at his wedding was Box of Rain (that’s the one I can name). So I thought I’d do him a favor and record it and watch it myself to broaden my experience base.
I hated it. It was like what I now see at local blues jams.
Maybe a reefer would help.
I was a fan of Rush (pretty libertarian types), and Tangerine Dream.
My first concert was Yes in Jersey City in ‘76. Patrick Moran was the keyboardist. Seen ‘em twice since then. One of the best albums ever was Yessongs. Wakeman then going into Roundabout rocked.
I couldn’t agree more!
I was at Hampton 20 years ago this fall when the boys brought back Dark Star and it was incredible. A good Terrapin was always fun, but my favorites will always be a great Wharf Rat or Stella Blue.
Mostly the latter. ;)
Bat out of Hell was done in one take.
Other than recuperating from surgery last month, life is good! And I’m so happy to hear that you are doing so well. :)
There’s no Substitute for it, and I never want to hear that The Song Is Over.
Interesting. I have pretty much every Renaissance vinyl pressed. Even a re-release of two albums in a double set.
Some of it I love. Some not so much.
Dream Theater. Absolutely the best musicians you will ever see play live. Plus they are fans of rock and play many cool covers while touring.
Q: What did the Grateful Dead fan say when he ran out of pot ?
A: ‘what the heck is that horrible sound ?!” ;)
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