Top Ten Best Progressive Rock Songs

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41 Trains - Porcupine Tree

Porcupine tree is my send favourite band behind Pink Floyd, and I like this song. But arriving somewhere but not here or anesthetize deserves this place for sure. Trains is more of a pop song than a progressive rock masterpiece. Still a great song though

Always the summer slipping away... This song is not just progressive music, lyrically it's so so beautiful, It's like a ghost of a memory, when I listen to it takes me on a ride of a emotional whirlwind. It deserves to be in top 3 at least

The clean intro guitar riff just blows you away and as it slowly starts to build the tempo of train moving on rails you will get goosebumps..

The best part is When I here the engine pass I kissing you wide...
And the ending drums and guitar just make you bang your head till you cry

AMAZING. NO OTHER WORDS.

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42 Ashes Are Burning - Renaissance V 1 Comment
43 Tom Sawyer - Rush V 1 Comment
44 In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson

What is this awesome song doing down here?

The song that defines the genre

The ultimate. Yet to be surpassed

Awesome concept song. Greg lake voice driving!

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45 Still Life - Van Der Graaf Generator
46 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

It's made by Pink Floyd, but it's probably their LEAST prog song, amazing song though

This song is beauty incarnate. everything about it is perfect

Not the best, but really should be higher.

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47 The March of the Black Queen - Queen

QUEEN - The greatest band in the universe! All their repertoire is phenomenal, and this song is absolutely MAGNIFICENT! Queen's hits are super, but their hidden gems are a treasure trove of sheer ecstasy! An excursion into auditory bliss!

I love Queen so I'm going with this one.

This is a great song, but not prog. - Pony

48 Ice - Camel

Maybe in ten top of camel

Great instrumental song

49 The Poet/After the Day - Barclay James Harvest

The Poet segues seamlessly into After The Day, and the band usually play them in sequence. Together they demonstrate extremely well what BJH were all about - initially a gentle, folky, melodic song but leading into a dramatic tour de force complete with soaring mellotron and crashing guitar crescendo. Never fails to produce that special tingle-factor - but then so do many of their other songs, and the standard being so uniformly high, everyone will no doubt have a different favourite.

The definitive prog rock classic from BJH's early years - the climax never fails to get the spine tingling!

50 Take Me On and On - Electric Light Orchestra
51 La Villa Strangiato - Rush V 2 Comments
52 Hotel California - The Eagles
53 Right in Two - Tool
54 The Cinema Show - Genesis

A wonderful epic song with its harmonious acoustic beginning and engulfing keyboard solo under an amazing bass and drum rhythm. To be listened to attentively eyes closed... Thank you Genesis for this masterpiece :-)

One of the most beautful song from the album Selling England By the Pound, by the way, the full album is fantastic.

What in the world is this song doing at #57? Should be top 10 easily!

Huge and influetial

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55 Aqualung - Jethro Tull

One of my favorite Jethro Tull song with heavy horses!

My hobby is going far ^^ wide to Jethro Tull concerts, over 200.

56 Lizard - King Crimson V 1 Comment
57 Nimrodel - The Procession - The White Rider - Camel

This song is just wonderful! It's about a Tolkien-esque story about knights and strange creatures, and it's a good occasion for master Andy Latimer on guitar an d flutes, wizard Peter Bardens on keyboards, powerful and precise Andy Ward on drums and dynamic Doug Ferguson on bass, to show their bright talents.

58 Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield

Come on, is this a joke? Should be top 10

111? are you kidding me?!
Should be top 10, 50 minutes long, basically no words, pure music, pure class - FredTheGooner

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59 Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues

The Moody Blues second greatest prog rock band in the world pure melodic rock
Pink are first supertramp third.. Barclay james harvest fourth renaissence fifth

60 Man-Erg - Van Der Graaf Generator

Van der Graaf Generator on its best, the best song on Pawn Hearts, a very strong album. The epic crazy middle section, and the cacaphonic section, and Peters Voice on top of that. Absolutely a great song!

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