Top Ten Best Progressive Rock Songs


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61 Hey You - Pink Floyd
62 The Advent of Panurge - Gentle Giant

This (and lots of other Gentle Giant) is brilliant and should be higher but not well known enough

If you like Yes,Jethro tull,king crimson,ELP,Queen and Pink Floyd this band has elements of all of them but they still come out with a unique sound.Only came across them through the roger dean art work on the octopus Lp 2 months ago. I now have 7 gentle giant LPs.

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63 Fly to the Rainbow - Scorpions

There are only a few progressive songs by the Scorpions. Only "Lonesome Crow", "Drifting Sun" and "Fly to the Rainbow".. But this song is great. Maybe not the best Prog song, but it should be much higher!

64 Heart of the Sunrise - Yes

Amazing song, needs to be higher

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65 A Script for a Jester's Tear - Marillion

This song make me cry! It's so beautifull! Fish voice brings me to heaven, and Rothery's guitar solos do even better! If you don't know it, go quickly listen to this masterpiece (this is the word)!

I've already voted for 2112, but this song should be at least Top 20

Inspired heavily by the likes of Camel and Genesis, Marillion is one of my favorite bands. I would recommend the song "Grendel" which was their answer to "Supper's Ready"

People actually know about marillion!
I'm going to find everyone who voted for this and take selfies with them!

66 Lateralus - Tool

9 and a half minutes of sheer bliss. One of my Favorite songs this century.

How come this one not be in the top 10?

How come this one not be number 1?

Come on! Why is this 9 and a half minute masterpiece so low. It deserves at least to be in the top 5

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67 School - Supertramp
68 Money - Pink Floyd V 1 Comment
69 Question - The Moody Blues
70 The Psychedelic Warlords - Hawkwind
71 Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull
72 Awaken - Yes

A stunning, beautifully constructed, magnus opus of musical genius. No one else could come up with the combinations of chords, key changes, rhythms and musicianship that Yes dreamed up here. A masterpiece.

One of the best songs ever made

Please..this is top ten

73 The Revealing Science of God - Yes

I love a multitude of Yes songs, but rate this one highest of all. It's one of Yes' long songs and contains more sections than any other. It has a breathtaking atmospheric chant at the beginning, and another at the finish; Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, and Chris Squire singing in cascades; and glorious instrumentation. This song is lush, powerful, striking, wondrous, yearning, haunting, meandering, eloquent, dramatic, striding, fun, subtle, bluesy, lilting, intense, spacious, and majestic. It has depth and height. A treasure.

74 УТРО ПОЛИНЫ - Nautilus Pompilius
75 In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 - Coheed and Cambria

Excellent song from one of the best new prog bands. This song transports me to another place and time

76 And You and I - Yes

One of the best of the best.
"I listened hard but could not see life tempo change out and inside me... "

The best

77 Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Pt. 1 - King Crimson V 1 Comment
78 L'via L 'viaquez - The Mars Volta

I think this song is not the perfect example to show one of the most brilliants bands ever.. they capture the roots of prog rock.. listen cicatriz.. tetragramatton.. OMG

No one can play disorder in such a beautiful way than Mars Volta

79 The Remembering (High the Memory) - Yes

A top favorite of mine, this is one of Yes' long songs, and particularly beautiful. The various sections are gentle and charming, ringing, bright and clear, gliding, wise, lonely, sprightly, lilting, bold and joyfully rocking, towering in height, rolling like thunder, traveling, misty, intense as a blizzard. So much to love in this one.

80 On the Backs of the Angels - Dream Theater

This is what got me into dream theater, I find this song beautiful in every way possible. I've really come to like this song, and is one of my overall favorite songs

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