“I mostly hated so-called jazz-rock fusion at the time – so many of my fave Prog heroes getting caught up with showing off or whatever, forgetting to actually make interesting, astonishing music. But National Health (straight outa Canterbury) seemed to mostly get it right, keeping it sharp, innovative, fun. And in the case of Squarer For Maud, it even gets epic, particularly once the cello cuts loose toward the end. And then there’s that rap about numinosity (a word I’d never heard before). Of or relating to a numen; supernatural. Filled with or characterized by a sense of a supernatural presence. Now that’s my kind of music.” (Philip Random)
The Solid Time of Change is our overlong yet incomplete history of the so-called Prog Rock era – 661 selections from 1965 through 1979 with which we hope to do justice to a strange and ambitious time indeed, musically speaking.
Part Thirty-Eight of the journey went as follows:
National Health – squarer for Maud
Pink Floyd – interstellar overdrive
Procol Harum – in held twas in I 
Moody Blues – nights in white satin
Moody Blues – The Dream
Moody Blues – have you heard [part-1]
Moody Blues – the voyage
Moody Blues – have you heard [part-2]
Strawbs – new world
Strawbs – the life auction
Strawbs – ghosts
Mike Oldfield – tubular bells [pieces]
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