Can’t Prog Rock Get Any Respect Around Here?

Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, an essential prog-rock band derided in the 1970s by critic Lester Bangs.

Critic Lester Bangs once declared progressive rock “musical sterility at its pinnacle.” David Weigel, author of The Show That Never Ends: The Rise And Fall Of Prog Rock, begs to differ.

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