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 Forty-Four of the journey went as follows:
Alice Cooper – halo of flies
David Bowie – sweet thing
David Bowie – candidate
David Bowie – sweet thing [reprise]
Yes – Siberian Khatru
Jethro Tull – Passion Play 
Emerson Lake + Palmer – Toccata 
Yes – starship trooper
Robert Fripp – water music
Robert Fripp [with Peter Gabriel] – here comes the flood
Fresh episodes typically air every Saturday night, starting 11 pm (Pacific time) c/o CiTR.FM.101.9. However, Randophonic will be taking a break from new programming for a while starting next week (July-29). Our Facebook page will stay active.
By way of hyping Randophonic’s next big deal series (The Solid Time of Change – aka the 661 Greatest Records of the so-called Prog Rock era) which is due to premiere this Saturday on CiTR.FM.101.9 (Vancouver, BC and thereabouts), here’s a little something which aired on last week’s program.
Being an attempt at imagining the Jethro Tull double album that was intended to come after Thick as a Brick, but became what are now known as the Chateau D’Isaster Sessions … comprised of various tracks that were only released many years after the fact, plus stuff from the Passion Play and War Child albums.