prog-rock

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Many current Indonesian ‘jazz’ musicians say that their initial interest in a music career was sparked by their father’s record collection which included progressive-rock groups such as ELP and Yes.

But where did musicians such as Emerson, Lake and Palmer get their start and their inspiration?

Let Pete Frame‘s Rock Family Tree be your guide.

The narrator is the late DJ John Peel … who was not a fan of prog-rock!
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Those of you more interested in the ‘Canterbury Scene’ (Soft Machine, Caravan, Hatfield & The North dll.) can find their Pete Frame Tree in two sections: here (1) and here (2).