At long last, the episode you’ve been waiting for on progressive rock is here. This is yet another way the Tom Woods Show improves your life.
My guests today are Roie Avin, founder and editor of The Prog Report and author of Essential Modern Progressive Rock Albums, and Brad Birzer, professor of history at Hillsdale College and contributor to Progarchy.
Essential Modern Progressive Rock Albums: Images and Words Behind Prog’s Most Celebrated Albums 1990-2016, by Roie Avin
Albums Recommended in This Episode
Hand. Cannot. Erase., by Steven Wilson
The Raven That Refused to Sing, by Steven Wilson
English Electric Full Power, by Big Big Train
The Underfall Yard, by Big Big Train
V, by Spock’s Beard
Marbles, by Marillion
Brave, by Marillion
In Absentia, by Porcupine Tree
Images and Words, by Dream Theater
The Light, by Spock’s Beard
Valkyrie, by Glass Hammer
“Happy Returns,” by Steven Wilson
“Turn of the Century,” by Yes
“The First Rebreather,” by Big Big Train
“The Raven That Refused to Sing,” by Steven Wilson
“Drive Home,” by Steven Wilson
“Neverland,” by Marillion
Guests on Twitter
@Progarchy (Brad & Co.)
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Ep. 511 Today’s Tom Sawyer: Neil Peart, Rush, and Liberty (Brad Birzer)
Ep. 310 The Year in (Progressive) Music (Brad Birzer)
Ep. 110 The First Money Bomb (Steve Hogarth)
Ep. 74 The Episode of the Year (Brad Birzer)
Ep. 3 Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson (Ian Anderson)
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