A Lamb, An Elf And Some Snow

Dec 5, 2017

'The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway' by Genesis
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Wednesday, December 13

Released in November, 1974 The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway was the final Genesis album to feature vocalist Peter Gabriel. The double concept album features such beloved songs as “Back in NYC,” “Counting out Time” and “Chamber of 32 Doors.” Listen for selections from this release as well as music from Spock’s Beard’s 2002 concept album, Snow, the final album from that band to feature founding member Neal Morse.

Thursday, December 14 

Club d’Elf has been described as a “Moroccan dosed psychedelic dub jazz collective.” We’ll hear selections from the group’s 2017 effort Live at Club Helsinki as well as music from Bill Nelson’s Dreamy Screens: Soundtracks from the Echo Observatory.

Hatfield & North's self-titled album
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Friday, December 15

Listen for selections from the 1974 self-titled debut by progressive rock band Hatfield & North as well as material from The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.  

Saturday, December 16

Peter Banks was the original guitarist in progressive rock legends Yes. After leaving that group in the early 1970s, Banks was a member of Flash. In 1973 he released a solo effort titled Two Sides of Peter Banks featuring guest appearances from members of King Crimson, Genesis and others. We’ll hear music from that release as well as from Seconds Out the 1977 live effort from Genesis.

'The Rainmaker' by The Flower Kings
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 Monday, December 18

Listen for music from The Rainmaker, the 2011 release from Swedish progressive band The Flower Kings plus selections from Whirlwind, the 2009 release from Transatlantic the progressive rock super group featuring Roine Stolt of The Flower Kings, Neal Morse (ex-Spock’s Beard) and Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater).

Tuesday, December 19

Listen for selections from Red, the 1974 album from King Crimson, featuring bassist/vocalist John Wetton, guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Bill Bruford. We’ll also hear material from the 1978 self-titled debut by U.K., the progressive rock super group featuring both Bruford and Wetton as well as guitar legend Allan Holdsworth.

Wednesday, December 20

We celebrate the birthday of musician Mike Keneally with selections from his work as a solo artist, with the band The Mistakes and his time as a member of Frank Zappa’s 1988 band.