Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Top 5 Best Prog Songs of All Time

Time for another poll. This one is for your favorite Prog Rock song of all time.

Send an e-mail, or a comment, and list your favorite 5 songs, and the band that performed them. We may even play them on the air on the 7th of February.



  1. 1. SYLVAN - Posthumous Silence
    2. MOONRISE - Empty Lines
    3. RIVERSIDE - Second Life Syndrome
    4. PENDRAGON - Indigo
    5. SHADOW GALLERY - Haunted

  2. The Jig of Life - Kate Bush
    Happiness is a Warm Gun - The Beatles
    Dance on a Volcano - Genesis
    Hemispheres - Rush
    The Invisible Man - Marillion

  3. The Great Gig In The Sky or Us And Them - Pink Floyd
    This Strange Engine - Marillion
    Close To The Edge - Yes
    Supper's Ready - Genesis
    Arriving Somewhere But Not Here - Porcupine Tree


  4. the gates of delirium - yes
    the cinema show - genesis
    21st century schizoid man - king crimson
    octavarium - dream theater
    just the same - gentle giant

  5. hi here from Conny, netherlands
    5 songs, is very difficult, but 1 try
    Yes - Awaken
    Rush - The camera Eye
    Knight Area - Mortal Brow
    Pink Floyd - set the controls for the heart of the sun
    Porcupine Tree - Anesthetise

  6. Seen All Good People - Yes
    Skating Away (on the Thin Ice of a New Day) - Jethro Tull
    The Judgment - Salem Hill
    Keep It Dark - Genesis
    Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles

  7. yes/close to the edge
    genesis/suppers ready
    king crimson/Cirkus
    gentle giant/advent of panurge

    Todd Dillingham

  8. Karn Evil/ Emerson, lake, And Palmer
    The Sky Is Falling/ The Rocket Scientists
    The Sun Is In Our Eyes/ Tangent
    Limelight/ Rush
    Veteran Of The Psychic Wars/ Blue Oyster Cult

  9. i think of new music i have heard,
    I Could Be God by Galahad is a great song.

  10. And you and I-Yes
    Shine on you crazy diamond-Pink Floyd
    The Musical Box-Genesis
    Aqualung-Jethro Tull
    21st Century Schizoid man-King Crimson

  11. PROG ROCK:

    RUSH - Hemispheres or Camera Eye
    LED ZEPPLIN - Stairway to Heaven or No Quarter
    YES - Closer to the Edge
    GENESIS - Supper's Ready
    PINK FLOYD - Shine On You Crazy Diamond Pt.1&2
    QUEEN - Bohemian Rhapsody


    QUEENSRYCHE - Roads to Madness
    AYREON - Isis and Osiris
    SYMPHONY X - The Divine Wings of Tragedy or The Odyssey
    DREAM THEATER - Octavarium or In The Presence of Enemies Pt.1&2
    PAGAN'S MIND - Prophecy of the Pliedes
    CIRCUS MAXIMUS - Mouth of Madness

    Ok, that's six in each category...

  12. YES - Sound Chaser
    MAGENTA - White Witch
    IQ - Harvest of Souls
    YES - Close to the Edge
    NEKTAR - Remember the Future (yes the whole album)

  13. King Crimson - Epitath
    Genesis - Supper's Ready
    Yes - Close To The Edge
    Gentle Giant - Knots
    Jethro Tull - Passion Play
    ELP - Karn Evil 9, First Impression

  14. Echidna's Arf Of You/Did You Ever Wash That Thing - Frank Zappa & The Mothers
    Appena un po' - Premiata Forneria Marconi
    The Musical Box - Genesis
    The Gates Of Delerium - Yes
    La femme ailée - Pollen

  15. The Great Nothing - Spock's Beard
    Catch the Rainbow (Live from ON STAGE) - Rainbow
    Kiss - Black Diamond ;-)
    A pleasant shade of grey - Fates Warning
    Roads to madness - Queensryche

    Greetings from Joe/Germany

  16. Supper's Ready - Genesis
    Siberian Khatru - Yes
    The Web - Marillion
    Starless - King Crimson
    Hemispheres - Rush

  17. GIANNIS from Greece.....February 4, 2010 at 4:42 AM

    1--PINK FLOYD--Comfortably numb ............... .2--RENAISSANCE--Ashes are Burning.............. 3-- GENESIS--Selling England by the Pound....... .4--CAMEL--Ice.................................. .5--NEAL MORSE--The Separated Man

  18. 1. Super's ready-GENESIS
    2. Close to the Edge-YES
    3. The Musical Box-GENESIS
    4. Starless-KING CRIMSON
    5. Can Utility and Coastliners-GENESIS

    Too few choice...

  19. Marillion - This Strange Engine
    Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
    Marillion - This Town / The Rakes Progress
    Sylvan - Posthumous Silence
    Queensryche - Suite Sister Mary
    Porcupine Tree - The Sky Moves Sideways

  20. Kansas - Icarus (Borne on Wings of Steel)
    Rush - 2112
    Yes - Close to the Edge
    King Crimson - Lark's Tongue in Aspic, Part One.
    ELP - Karn Evil 9

  21. In no particular order...

    Songs from the Wood--Jethro Tull
    The Life in a Year--Pinnacle
    Afraid of Sunlight--Marillion
    The Big Money--Rush

  22. YES - Awaken
    Genesis - Supersready
    King Crimson - Level five
    Gentle Giant - Pentagrual's Nativity
    YES - Close to the Edge

    and so much more....

  23. Yes - Awaken
    Discipline - Crutches
    Echolyn - Shades
    Rush - Xanadu
    Kansas - Song for America

  24. The Gates of Delerium - Yes
    Milliontown - Frost*
    Up The Downstair - Porcupine Tree
    Firth Of Forth - Genesis
    Echoes - Pink Floyd


    Hemispherical Walter

  25. Jurgen from the netherlands:
    1: Marillion- This strange engeine
    2: Porcupine tree- evenless
    3: Marillion- The man from planet marzipan
    4: Saga- Carefull where you step
    5: Genesis- Firth of fifth
    arghhh i need more time and more songs...


  27. 1- Close To The Edge - Yes
    2- Tarkus - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    3- Karn Evil #9 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    4- Carry On My Wayward Son - Kansas
    5- Passion Play - Jethro tull

    *NOTE: Pretty close to impossible to pick 5 songs and oder them(cant do it almost), but top 5 albums easier:
    1-Close To The Edge - Yes
    2-Point of Know Return - Kansas
    2-Trilogy - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    3-Brain Salad Surgery - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    4-Fragile - Yes
    5-Saga - Worlds Apart

    Tough Poll !!

  28. Kansas ( Dust in The Wind )
    Pink Floyd ( Comfortably Numb )
    Focus ( Hocus Pocus )
    Led Zeppelin ( Stairway To Heaven )
    Red Sand ( Cradle )

  29. 1. Marillion King
    2. Rush La Villa Strangiato
    3. Rush Xanadu
    4. Queensryche Suite Sister Mary
    5. Gazpacho Sea of Tranquility

    Tough one, Chris in Dallas

  30. Supper's Ready - Genesis
    Close To The Edge - Yes
    Karn Evil - ELP
    Histoires Sans Paroles - Harmonium
    Experience - Gentle Giant
    Thick As A Brick - Jethro Tull ( the whole album)
    Echoes - Pink Floyd
    Eruption - Focus
    The Snow Goose - Camel ( the whole album)

  31. Genesis - Supper's Ready
    Yes - Close to the Edge
    Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick
    Genesis - The Musical Box
    King Crimson - Epitaph

  32. A passion play - Jethro Tull
    Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull
    Tarkus - ELP
    In a Glass House - Gentle Giant
    Moonlit Knight - Genesis

    (I know it seems I'm picking albuns instead of songs, but not really; it's not my fault if my favorite songs have the same name as the albuns)
    ouch, there are too few - pretty unfair not to includ Close to the Edge - Yes or Dove...Quando - Premiata Forneria Marconi

  33. It's impossible to pick only five, so I will list 15 great songs. The top three being best of all time. The others in no particular order. Some aren't purely in the prog genre, but they do "crossover".

    Awaken - Yes
    The Gates of Delirium - Yes
    Hemispheres - Rush

    Freewill - Rush
    Queensryche - Promised Land
    King Crimson - Red
    King Crimson - Epitaph
    Pink Floyd - Dogs
    Pink Floyd - Shine on You Crazy Diamond
    Porcupine Tree - Anesthetize
    Spock's Beard - Time Has Come
    Spock's Beard - The Great Nothing
    Spock's Beard - Jaws of Heaven
    Tool - Third Eye
    Dream Theater - Metropolis

  34. 1. Song Within a Song - Camel
    2. Time - Pink Floyd
    3. The Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
    4. For Today - Camel
    5. Dancing with the Moonlit Knight - Genesis

  35. Great lists, Anonymous and chad, though a bit late for the radio show which aired in February 2010. I may do another in the not so distant future, so keep them coming.

  36. 2112 - Rush
    Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
    Echoes - Pink Floyd
    Genesis - Supper's Ready
    Yes - Siberian Khatru