Monday, 7 July 2014

An A-Z of Prog Rock




I have allowed myself one choice for a UK band and one for another country.

Ayers, Kevin - Shooting the Moon (UK - 1970)/Aphrodites Child – 666 (Greece - 1972)
Babe Ruth – First base (UK - 1972)/Baltik - Baltik (Sweden - 1973)
Caravan – In the land of grey and pink (UK - 1971)/Cosmic Jokers – Galactic Supermarket (Germany - 1974)
Dark – Round the edges (UK - 1972)/Delirium – Dolce Acqua (Italy - 1971)
ELP – Tarkus (UK - 1971)/Ego Band – Trip in the light of the world (Italy - 1991)
Family – Anyway (UK - 1970)/Faust – Faust IV (Germany - 1973)/ Focus – Moving Waves (Netherlands - 1970) – I cannot make a choice between these two!
Gentle Giant – Gentle Giant (UK - 1970)/Gong – Camembert Electrique (France - 1971)
Hawkwind – Hawkwind (UK - 1970)/Hansson, Bo – Magician’s hat (Sweden - 1972)
Ithica – A game for all who know (UK - 1973)/Ishizawa, Hiroyuki – Glass Castle (Japan - 1990)
Jethro Tull – Stand up (UK - 1969)/Jane – Here we are (Germany - 1973)
King Crimson – In the court of the crimson king (UK - 1969)/Kaipa – Kaipa (Sweden - 1975)
Locomotive – We are everything you see (UK - 1970)/Los Jaivas – Todos Juntus (Chile - 1972)
Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells (UK - 1973)/Magma – Magma (France - 1970)
Nice – Five Bridges Suite (UK - 1970)/Nnecra Packe – Paracelese (France - 2002)
Ozric Tentacles – Pungent Effulgent (UK - 1989)/Os  Mutantes – Os Mutantes (Brazil - 1968)
Pink Floyd – Dark side of the Moon (UK - 1973)/Popol Vuh – Affenstunde (Norway - 1970)
Quintessence – Quintessence (UK - 1970)/Quarteto 1111 – Bruma azul do desejado (Portugal - 1973)
Roxy Music – For your pleasure (UK - 1973)/Rundgren, Todd – A Wizard, a true star (USA - 1973)
Soft Machine – Volume 2 (UK - 1969)/Som Imaginario – Matanca do Proco (Brazil - 1973)
Titus Groan – Titus Groan (UK - 1970)/Tako – Tako (Yugoslavia - 1978)
Uriah Heep – Demons and Wizards (UK - 1972)/United States of America – United States of America (USA - 1968)
Van Der Graaf Generator – Pawn Hearts (UK - 1971)/Vanilla Fudge – Rock n Roll (USA - 1969)
Wilde Flowers – Tales of Canterbury: the Wilde Flowers story (UK - 1994)/Wanka (for the name alone) – the Orange album (Canada - 1977)
Xaal – Seconde Ere (France - 1995)/X Religion – Dances on Gobelins (Uzbekistan - 2003) – No UK band beginning with X!
Yes – Fragile (UK - 1971)/You – Electric day (Germany - 1979)
Zappa, Frank – Freak Out (USA - 1966)/Zingale – Peace (Israel - 1973) – Again, no UK band beginning with Z!
in, no UK band beginning with Z!

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