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#042 - Our Top 11 Progressive Rock Epics - Part 1

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Release Date: 06/30/2018

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The Gribshnobler digs up a recording from the forgotten age of 2015, a time when Rand Kelly and The Gribshnobler began to share their top 11 personal favorite progressive rock epics.  After chatting a bit about  King Crimson (including the album Live at the Orpheum), free jazz pioneer Sun Ra, Rush, and others, we cover nos. 11 through 8 of each of our lists.  Along the way we also play music by Tangerine Dream, King Crimson, Sun Ra, Jethro Tull, Dream Theater, Nektar, and Transatlantic.  Other bands discussed include The Flower Kings, Henry Cow, Slapp Happy, Art Bears, Happy the Man, and Neal Morse.

You can hear all of our Top 11 pieces and many other songs and albums mentioned on The GribCast Related Videos Youtube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu4Ei7kM19lRYgjdQSi0Q6YDJQvgAahgK

This episode is dedicated to Edgar Froese

Made with assistance from the Milkman

 

Music in this Episode

 

1. Tangerine Dream: Madrigal Meridian (20:33)

from the album Cyclone

 

2. King Crimson: Sailor's Tale (6:51)

from the album Live at the Orpheum

 

3. Sun Ra: Abstract "I"

from the album The Magic City

 

4. Jethro Tull: The Story Of The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles (4:15)

from the album A Passion Play

 

5. Dream Theater: Wait for Sleep (2:32)

6. Dream Theater: Learning to Live (11:30)

from the album Images and Words

 

7. Nektar: Recycled Part One (17:36)

from the album Recycled - Deluxe Edition

 

8. Transatlantic: Bridge Across Forever (5:32)

9. Transatlantic: Stranger in Your Soul (30:00)

from the album Bridge Across Forever