Top Progressive Rock Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
25
Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven Folk Rock, Hard Rock 1971
2
533
Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb Art Rock 1979
3
643
Pink Floyd Shine On You Crazy Diamond Art Rock 1975
4
663
King Crimson 21st Century Schizoid Man Jazz-Rock 1969
5
745
Pink Floyd Money Art Rock 1973
6
926
Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971
7
978
Robert Wyatt Sea Song Canterbury Scene Art Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1974
8
1455
Neu! Hallogallo Krautrock 1972
9
1713
Rush Tom Sawyer 1981
10
1776
The Who Who Are You Art Rock, Hard Rock 1978
11
1934
Yes I've Seen All Good People / Your Move 1971
12
2093
Yes Roundabout 1971
13
2113
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Rock Opera 1974
14
2253
Can Yoo Doo Right Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
15
2366
Rush The Spirit of Radio 1980
16
2520
King Crimson The Court of the Crimson King Symphonic Prog Art Rock 1969
17
2542
Pink Floyd Us and Them Art Rock 1973
18
2793
Led Zeppelin No Quarter Psychedelic Rock 1973
19
2830
Pink Floyd Time Art Rock 1973
20
2884
Can Halleluhwah Krautrock 1971
21
3119
Can Vitamin C Krautrock 1972
22
3225
Elton John Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding Piano Rock, Progressive Pop 1973
23
3294
Deep Purple Child in Time Hard Rock 1970
24
3330
Traffic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 1971
25
3357
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 1973
26
3363
Pink Floyd Echoes Art Rock, Experimental Rock 1971
27
3398
Jethro Tull Locomotive Breath 1971
28
3530
Genesis I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) Pop Rock 1973
29
3578
The Soft Machine Moon in June Canterbury Scene Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1970
30
3645
Can Oh Yeah Krautrock 1971
31
3752
Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1972
32
3906
Can Spoon Krautrock 1971
33
3974
Kansas Carry On Wayward Son Hard Rock 1976
34
4050
Faust It's a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl Krautrock 1972
35
4063
Genesis Supper's Ready Symphonic Prog 1972
36
4248
Genesis Carpet Crawlers 1974
37
4398
Jethro Tull Living in the Past Folk Rock 1969
38
4445
Tortoise Djed Krautrock Post-Rock 1996
39
4768
Yes Close to the Edge Symphonic Prog 1972
40
4846
Focus Hocus Pocus Hard Rock 1971
41
4919
Matching Mole O Caroline Canterbury Scene 1972
42
5582
King Crimson Starless Art Rock 1974
43
5881
Can Moonshake Krautrock 1973
44
6125
Neu! Isi Krautrock 1975
45
6406
Pink Floyd One of These Days Art Rock, Space Rock 1971
46
6443
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Lucky Man Folk Rock 1970
47
6453
Supertramp Bloody Well Right 1974
48
6473
Neu! Neuschnee Krautrock 1972
49
6660
Yes Heart of the Sunrise 1971
50
6824
The Flaming Lips feat. Karen O Watching the Planets Krautrock Neo-Psychedelia 2009
51
6885
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Fanfare for the Common Man Symphonic Prog Fanfare 1977
52
7192
Can Future Days Krautrock 1973
53
7289
Premiata Forneria Marconi Impressioni di settembre Symphonic Prog 1971
54
7294
Genesis The Musical Box Symphonic Prog 1971
55
7338
The Mars Volta The Widow Art Rock 2005
56
7377
King Crimson Epitaph Symphonic Prog Art Rock 1969
57
7383
Rush Closer to the Heart Hard Rock 1977
58
7406
Argent Hold Your Head Up Hard Rock 1971
59
7408
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Karn Evil 9 Symphonic Prog 1973
60
7732
The Mothers of Invention Brown Shoes Don't Make It Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Satire 1967
61
7739
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick Folk Rock 1972
62
7965
Rush 2112 Hard Rock, Rock Opera 1976
63
8069
Grizzly Bear Sleeping Ute Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia 2012
64
8399
Triana En el lago Andalusian Rock 1975
65
8461
Yes And You and I Symphonic Prog 1972
66
8960
Procol Harum A Salty Dog Baroque Pop 1969
67
8968
Can Father Cannot Yell Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
68
9311
Queensrÿche Silent Lucidity 1990
69
9509
King Crimson Cat Food Art Rock 1970
70
9730
Stereolab Jenny Ondioline Krautrock Noise Pop 1993
71
9904
Veneno Los Delincuentes Andalusian Rock Rumba Flamenca 1977

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Built to Spill Goin' Against Your Mind Indie Rock 2006
Kevin Ayers and the Whole World May I? Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1970
Can Mother Sky Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1970
Serú Girán Seminare 1978
Supertramp School Art Rock 1974
Los Jaivas Todos juntos Andean Rock, Progressive Folk 1972
Styx Come Sail Away AOR, Pop Rock 1977
Jethro Tull Bungle in the Jungle 1974
Genesis The Cinema Show Symphonic Prog 1973
Jethro Tull Bourée Folk Rock 1969
Genesis Firth of Fifth Symphonic Prog 1973
Pata Negra Los mánagers Andalusian Rock Flamenco Nuevo 1981
Spectrum I'll Be Gone 1971
Pink Floyd Sheep Art Rock 1977
Pink Floyd High Hopes Art Rock 1994
Rush Limelight 1981
Genesis Watcher of the Skies Symphonic Prog 1972
Dashiell Hedayat Chrysler (Rose) Psychedelic Rock 1971
Yes Wondrous Stories 1977
The Soft Machine Why Are We Sleeping? Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1968
Supertramp Fool's Overture Symphonic Prog 1977
Beak> Life Goes On Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 2019
Area Luglio, agosto, settembre (nero) Avant-Prog 1973
The Mars Volta Inertiatic Esp Post-Hardcore 2003
Genesis The Knife Symphonic Prog 1970
Yes Siberian Khatru Symphonic Prog 1972
Supertramp Hide in Your Shell Art Rock, Progressive Pop 1974
Klaatu Calling Occupants (Of Interplanetary Craft) Symphonic Prog Art Rock, Progressive Pop, Soft Rock 1976
The Mars Volta Eriatarka Post-Hardcore 2003
Jethro Tull Hymn 43 Folk Rock, Hard Rock 1971
Genesis Counting Out Time 1974
Van Der Graaf Generator Refugees Art Rock 1970
Emerson, Lake & Palmer From the Beginning Folk Rock 1972
Yes Long Distance Runaround 1971
Jethro Tull The Whistler Folk Rock 1977
Fujiya & Miyagi Ankle Injuries Krautrock Indietronica 2006
Yes Awaken 1977
Triana Abre la puerta Andalusian Rock 1975
Jethro Tull We Used to Know Blues Rock 1969
Queen The March of the Black Queen Hard Rock 1974
Rare Bird Sympathy 1969
Uriah Heep July Morning 1971
Frank Zappa/The Mothers Montana Comedy Rock 1973
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part I) Avant-Prog 1973
Led Zeppelin In the Light Hard Rock 1975
Rush Freewill 1980
Yes Yours Is No Disgrace Symphonic Prog 1971
The Moody Blues I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band) 1972
Jeff Wayne The Eve of the War Symphonic Prog 1978
Serú Girán Eiti leda 1978
Rush Xanadu Hard Rock 1977
Rush New World Man 1982
Robert Wyatt Alife Canterbury Scene Art Rock, Experimental Rock 1974
Beak> Allé Sauvage Krautrock Electronic 2018
Focus Sylvia Art Rock 1972
Yes America Symphonic Prog 1972
Rainbow Gates of Babylon Hard Rock 1978
Van Der Graaf Generator Pilgrims 1976
Genesis Dancing With the Moonlit Knight Symphonic Prog 1973
Curved Air Back Street Luv 1971
Jethro Tull Cross-Eyed Mary 1971
Area Gioia e rivoluzione Avant-Prog 1975
Supertramp Crime of the Century Art Rock, Progressive Pop 1974
Jethro Tull Minstrel in the Gallery Hard Rock 1975
The Nice America (2nd Amendment) Psychedelic Rock 1968
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Tarkus 1971
David Bowie The Width of a Circle Hard Rock 1970
Mahavishnu Orchestra Meeting of the Spirits Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1971
Van Der Graaf Generator Man-Erg 1971
Kraftwerk Tanzmusik Krautrock Electronic 1973
Procol Harum Pandora's Box 1975
Marillion Lavender Neo-Prog 1985
Can Bel Air Krautrock 1973
Genesis Can-Utility and the Coastliners Symphonic Prog 1972
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother Symphonic Prog Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1970
Yes Going for the One 1977
Van Der Graaf Generator Wondering 1976
Kevin Ayers Stranger in Blue Shoes Canterbury Scene Art Rock, Pop Rock 1971
Stereolab Lo Boob Oscilator Krautrock Art Pop, Indie Pop 1993
Pink Floyd Run Like Hell Art Rock 1979
Marillion Kayleigh Neo-Prog Pop Rock 1985
Dredg Bug Eyes Alternative Rock 2005
Can Mushroom Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
Rush Red Barchetta 1981
Marillion Sugar Mice Neo-Prog Pop Rock 1987
King Crimson Red Hard Rock, Heavy Metal 1974
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Father of Day, Father of Night Space Rock 1973
Can Paperhouse Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
The Soft Machine Memories Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1972
Yes Starship Trooper 1971
Pink Floyd On the Turning Away Pop Rock 1987
Frank Zappa Call Any Vegetable Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1967
Roxy Music Sea Breezes Art Rock 1972
Supertramp Don't Leave Me Now Progressive Pop 1982
Van Der Graaf Generator House with No Door 1970
King Crimson The Night Watch Art Rock 1974
Rush YYZ 1981
Rush Subdivisions 1982
Queen Innuendo Hard Rock, Rock Opera 1991
Marillion The Great Escape Pop Rock 1994
The Alan Parsons Project The Turn of a Friendly Card (Part One) Art Rock, Soft Rock 1980
Mike Oldfield Five Miles Out Art Pop, Progressive Pop 1982
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Spirits in the Night 1975
The Alan Parsons Project Silence and I Symphonic Prog Symphonic Rock 1982
Marillion He Knows You Know Neo-Prog 1983
Eloy Poseidon's Creation Space Rock 1977
Eloy The Sun-Song 1976
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn (Part One) Celtic New Age 1975
Van Der Graaf Generator Childlike Faith in Childhood's End 1976
Van Der Graaf Generator A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers 1971
Marillion Fugazi Neo-Prog 1984
The Alan Parsons Project The Raven Art Rock 1976
Eloy The Apocalypse Space Rock 1979
Eloy Point of No Return Space Rock 1981