Top 10 Greatest Progressive Rock Albums

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121 Keys to Ascension - Yes Keys to Ascension - Yes
122 Godbluff - Van Der Graaf Generator Godbluff - Van Der Graaf Generator V 1 Comment
123 The Book of Taliesyn - Deep Purple The Book of Taliesyn - Deep Purple
124 Lizard - King Crimson Lizard - King Crimson

Took a while to get into but once it grows on you,it doesn't let go

Great album, it combines jazz and classical with psychedelia and early heavy metal, if you ask me I think it was pretty influential to new wave that came on in the late-80s. It also has great album art by Geni Barris, I'm a big fan of her
Art. Great acidish art that was one of the primary artists that inspired me to use guache as a medium for my art. I have a crush on Barris

This is a great album, it combines jazz and classical with psychedelia and heavy metal. To me it seems like it might
Have been influential to new wave that came in the late 80s. It also has gorgeous album art by Geni Barris, I'm a big fan
Of her art, really cool acidish art done by guache.

125 Starless and Bible Black - King Crimson Starless and Bible Black - King Crimson V 3 Comments
126 Acquiring the Taste - Gentle Giant Acquiring the Taste - Gentle Giant

Truly great LP which was an amazing progression from their dull debut LP which had the musicianship but lacked the songs. This time out,they had both and it worked

127 Styx - Styx Styx - Styx
128 Styx II - Styx Styx II - Styx

Perhaps it's bias since I'm also from Chicago, but Styx deserves higher than 101. This album had their first hit "Lady".

129 Atomic Rooster - Atomic Rooster Atomic Rooster - Atomic Rooster

Very disappointing and of its time.Their reunion LP at the time of the NWOBHM and an attempt to jump on the band wagon that sadly fails and makes for a rather predictable and forgettable listening experience. Stick to the first two LPs and forget the rest

130 The Geese and the Ghost - Anthony Phillips The Geese and the Ghost - Anthony Phillips
131 The Tokyo Tapes - Steve Hackett The Tokyo Tapes - Steve Hackett
132 Union - Yes Union - Yes
133 Fugazi - Marillion Fugazi - Marillion
134 Per Un Amico - Premiata Forneria Marconi Per Un Amico - Premiata Forneria Marconi

Some of the other entries are fantastic, but not including this masterpiece at all would be a crime. Symphonic prog at its best! Don't be discouraged by the Italian lyrics; the album is mostly instrumental and rivals the sound of Genesis.

Don't be afraid about this Italian Group!
This is one of the best progressive rock album of ever...
Think about the "delicate songs" of King Crimson and immerge yourself into this sweet Floyd of WONDERFUL MUSIC.
NOT TO BE MISSED! :-)

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135 Passion and Warfare - Steve Vai Passion and Warfare - Steve Vai
136 Angel's Egg - Gong Angel's Egg - Gong

This is part 2 of the Radio Gnome Invisible series. All 3 are great. Part 1 is Flying Teapot, and part 3 is You.

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137 The Incident - Porcupine Tree The Incident - Porcupine Tree
138 Discipline - King Crimson Discipline - King Crimson

Oops meant best of the 80's trinity

The best of the 60's trinity.The other two couldn't match this and are avoidable

139 The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground

How exactly, is this a concept album? One of the best, but not for this list.

Ops, last comment, disregard - wrong list!
Still wouldn't call it a prog album though...

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140 Wake Pig - Three Wake Pig - Three
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