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The 100 Best Classic Progressive Rock Songs: Part 5, 20-1

Welcome back, my friends to the show that never ends. It's the 100 best classic progressive rock songs.

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The 100 Best Classic Progressive Rock Songs: Part 1, 100-81

After gamely attempting to track the 25 best old-school progressive albums of all time, it's inevitable we turn our attention to the best songs of the genre.

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How About Some Unironic Love for Emerson, Lake & Palmer?

Love them or loathe them, Emerson, Lake & Palmer wore immoderation like a badge of courage.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Live in Montreal 1977

A fine collection of ELP doing what ELP was known for: flashy sounds, lengthy compositions, and gaudy playing. Brilliant and complex, yet soulless and repetitive.

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The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time

Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.

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The Day the (AM) Music Died

There are songs played on AM radio that I would never put on at home, or want to hear in a bar or on an iPod; they only seem to sound good on a tinny AM receiver, especially the one in my car.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Works Volume 1 and 2

This was a statement album, or double-album as the case may be. If ambition was a sin, these guys were on the highway to hell.

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Emerson, Lake, and Palmer: Brain Salad Surgery

The high water mark of goofy progressive rock returns as a reissue.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends

Prog rock has gone the way of the 8-track. But Emerson, Lake & Palmer were at the top of the heap when it was a happening thing, and their live show was an actual treat.

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