Top 10 Progressive Rock Songs Over 20 Minutes Long

Progressive rock, memorable for its lengthy songs. Here are some songs that pass the astounding 20 minute mark.

The Top Ten

1 Lizard - King Crimson
2 Echoes - Pink Floyd

Come on! Only #12. This song starts as soft sounds, but turns into something amazing. This need a to be at number 1

3 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

Song length (Counting all parts): 26:00

One of the best songs ever made. All the music just.. fits. Perfectly. It blows me away every single time I listen to it.

4 Octavarium - Dream Theater

I tried multiple times to listen to this all the way through, but I never could. I'll keep trying though - EliHbk

Just skip to the third part and finish if you want to hear the good stuff. This song really picks up near the second half. - cjWriter1997

Song length: 24:00

5 2112 - Rush

Song length: 20:33

6 Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull

Song length (counting both parts): 43:42
Song lengths separately: 22:37 (Part 1), 21:05 (Part 2)

7 Supper's Ready - Genesis

Song length: 22:54

8 A Change of Seasons - Dream Theater

Song length: 23:09

9 Karn Evil 9 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Song length: 29:37

10 The Revealing Science of God - Yes

Song length: 20:26

The Contenders

11 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater

Should be number one.

12 Atom Heart Mother - Pink Floyd

Song length: 23:44

13 The Strands of the Future - Pulsar
14 We Spin the World - Moon Safari
15 The Gates of Delirium - Yes
16 Black Rose Immortal - Opeth
17 Lover's End, Part III: SkellefteƄ Serenade - Moon Safari
18 Hamburger Concerto - Focus
19 Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Parts I-V - King Crimson
20 Tarkus - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Song length: 20:35

21 A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers - Van Der Graaf Generator

Song length: 23:12 - Idontreallycaretoomuch

22 Ritual - Yes
23 The Remembering (High the Memory) - Yes
24 A Passion Play, Pt. 1 - Jethro Tull
25 Eruption - Focus
26 Exist - Avenged Sevenfold

This is 15 minutes long? - danimey

27 A Passion Play, Pt. 2 - Jethro Tull
28 Anonymous, Parts I II - Focus
29 Meurglys III (The Songwriter's Guild) - Van Der Graaf Generator

Song length: 20:50. - Idontreallycaretoomuch

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