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 UListen to Sample
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

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3 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

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

Song length (Counting all parts): 26:00

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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

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5 2112 - Rush

Song length: 20:33

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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)

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7 Supper's Ready - Genesis

Song length: 22:54

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8 A Change of Seasons - Dream Theater

Song length: 23:09

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9 Karn Evil 9 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Song length: 29:37

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10 Atom Heart Mother - Pink Floyd

Song length: 23:44

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The Contenders

11 The Revealing Science of God - Yes

Song length: 20:26

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12 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater

Should be number one.

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13 The Strands of the Future - Pulsar
14 We Spin the World - Moon Safari UListen to Sample
15 Black Rose Immortal - Opeth UListen to Sample
16 Tarkus - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Song length: 20:35

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17 The Gates of Delirium - Yes UListen to Sample
18 Lover's End, Part III: SkellefteƄ Serenade - Moon Safari UListen to Sample
19 Hamburger Concerto - Focus UListen to Sample
20 Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Parts I-V - King Crimson
21 The Remembering (High the Memory) - Yes UListen to Sample
22 Ritual - Yes UListen to Sample
23 Exist - Avenged Sevenfold

This is 15 minutes long? - danimey

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24 A Passion Play, Pt. 1 - Jethro Tull UListen to Sample
25 A Passion Play, Pt. 2 - Jethro Tull UListen to Sample
26 Eruption - Focus UListen to Sample
27 Anonymous, Parts I II - Focus
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List Stats

100 votes
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Top Remixes

1. Echoes - Pink Floyd
2. Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
3. 2112 - Rush
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1. Lizard - King Crimson
2. The Strands of the Future - Pulsar
3. We Spin the World - Moon Safari
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