Prog Rock

(also called Progressive Rock Art Rock, Symphonic Rock )

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Progressive rock is a rock music subgenre that originated in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s. It developed from psychedelic rock, and began as an attempt to give greater artistic weight and credibility to rock music. Songs were replaced by musical suites that often stretched to 20 or 40 minutes in length and contained symphonic influences, extended musical themes, fantasy-like ambience and lyrics, and complex orchestrations.

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brufordwetton posted 2 years ago:

I am compelled to take issue with having the United States in that first sentence. Simply not the case.

jerryw57 replied 1 year ago:

Quite agree. Prog started as a a UK genre and the US came to it quite late comparatively.

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