All posts for the month December, 2020

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 372 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this Christmas extravaganza edition we heard the following music:

  • Toehider – All I Want For Christmas Is You
  • December People – Angels We Have Heard On High
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Canon Rock
  • Blind Guardian – Merry Xmas Everybody
  • Tinyfish – Christmas At The Citadel
  • Bill Nelson – Another Day, Another Ray Of Hope
  • Heather Findlay Quartet – Gaudete
  • Sterbhaus – Christmas With The Devil
  • Marillion – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • Pallas – Christmas On The Edge Of Time
  • IQ – I Believe In Father Christmas
  • Jethro Tull – Ring Out Solstice Bells
  • Marcelo Paganini – Learn To Love To Wait
  • Frost* – Snowman (Remaster 2020)
  • Nightwish – Walking In The Air
  • Kansas – Jets Overhead
  • Tamarisk – A Christmas Carol
  • Big Big Train – Snowfalls
  • Yanni – Marching Season
  • Hawkestrel – O Come All Ye Faithful
  • Neal Morse – Shred Ride
  • David Lanz – O Holy Night
  • Blueneck – Silent Night
  • Genesis – Snowbound
  • Robert Reed & Les Penning – Sussex Carol
  • XTC – Snowman
  • Gandalf’s Fist – Witchwood
  • Pete Jones – Stop The Dysentery
  • Mediaeval Baebes – The Coventry Carol
  • Enya – Adeste, Fideles
  • Also Eden – In The Bleak Midwinter

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #395 (ProgMas?  No, More Like a ProgMESS 2020)

It’s another ProgMas show!

However, as we’re in the middle of a pandemic, this is more of a ProgMESS in 2020.  It’s almost like the strange times have caught up with the strange music…

Join in to celebrate the season in typically atypical Progressive Tracks style.

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Tales From The Tiger Moth

Edition 133

Broadcast on 5th Dec 2020

Tiger Moth Tales – Taking The Dawn
Galahad – Sleepers
Grumblewood – Stories Of Strangers
Airbag – Sunsets
Kenny Bissett -Hope Hear Me Now
Ritual – Mr. Tilly and His Gang
Marathon – Amelia
Keith & the Tiger Moth – Hur$t1966(radioedit)
Gazpacho – Hourglass
Instant Sunshine – Spanish Holiday
Lesoir – Somebody Like You
Grumblewood – Picturesque Postcard
Hawkestrel – Cosmic Divide
Robert Reed – Gatherings at Farewell Places
Red Bazar – Fallen Tears
Marathon – Puppets
Ritual – The Mice
Gazpacho – Fireworker
Victoria Wood – It Would Never Have Worked
Tiger Moth Tales – Lost To The Years
Frost* – Towerblock

Tales From The Tiger Moth

Edition 132

Broadcast on Nov 21st 2020

Robert Reed – Stalemate (Single Mix)
Djabe & Steve Hackett – Buzzy Island
Dyble Longdon – Between a Breath and a Breath
Kenny Bissett – Broken Wilderness
Metronhomme – Chiuso per gatti
Red Bazar – Regards
Kevin Gilbert – Mere Image
Des O’Connor – And I Love You So
Genesis – Taking It All Too Hard
Kenny Bissett – Lost
VOI-D – Psychedelia
Vinyl Dial – Space Dragon
Victoria Wood – Real Life
Long Earth – What About Love
Sanguin Hum – The Yellow Ship
Ciccada – Around the Fire
Jeff Green Project – Elder Creek
Djabe & Steve Hackett – What’S The News Antonio
Glass Hammer – The Sunset Gate
Don Woods and Paul Damian – How To Say Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Robert Reed – Man Of Sight And Feathers (Single Mix)
Tiger Moth Tales – The Whispering Of The World
King Crimson – Frame By Frame


Broadcast 20th Dec  2020

Show 140

1.    Cygnus X-1

2.    Land of Make Believe Moody Blues
3.    Open the Door Moksha
4.    Going for a Song Comedy of Errors
5.    Dancin By Myself Ambrosia
6.    Gravedigger The New York Rock Ensemble
7.    Foolish Girl Brian Auger
8.    Cosmik Debris Frank Zappa
Christmas 6-Pack
9.    Santa Claus Is Back In Town Elvis Presley
10. The Little Drummer Boy Perry Como
11. Please, Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas) John Denver
12. I Believe in Father Christmas Emerson Lake & Palmer
13. 2000 Miles The Pretenders
14. Little Be Bop Drummer Boy Les DeMerle Sextet
5-Pack of Blues In The 80’s
15. Cincinnatti Jail Lonie Mack
16. I Guess I Showed Her Robert Cray
17. Walk Between Raindrops Donald Fagen
18. Crawfish Song Fernest and the Thunders
19. Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughan
20. Napoleon Sheds His Skin Red Rider w/Tom Cochran
21. Dolphin’s Lullaby Firefall
22. The Disco Strangler Eagles
23. Too Many Hands Eagles
SIAS: The Nutcracker Suite (Opus 71) Tchaikovsky
24. Miniature Overture, March, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Russian Trepak Dance, Arabian Dance, Chinese Dance, Dance of the Reed Pipes, Waltz of the Flowers William Steinberg & the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
25. Jesse James/Uncle Charlie Interview/Mr. Bojangles Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
26. A Good Feelin’ To Know Poco
27. Freeborn Man The Outlaws
28. Morning Magic Aim
29. Keep Your Heart Right Aviator
30. Never Be That Way Break Point
31. Into The Lens Yes
32. Cold Tired and Hungry It Bites
33. UFO Over Paris Steve Hillage
34. Cowgirl in the Sand Neil Young
35. Killer on the Rampage Eddy Grant
36. Less or More Little Days
A Christmas Chill Down
37. Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Dexter Gordon Quartet
38. Gounod’s Ave Maria Barbara Streisand
39. Kentucky Homemade Christmas Kenny Rogers
40. I’ll Be Home For Christmas Elvis Presley



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Santa Claus playing a red electric guitar with christmas ornament hanging on it isolated over white

Edition 240 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (460 in total) – which is The Christmas Show. First broadcast 20 December 2020, is now also available to listen to any time you like or download as a mp3. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock.

This week’s show contains two reviews (with tracks) from The Progressive Aspect with of this years superb albums by Pure Reason Revolution and Lunatic Soul. Our fun, quick fire quiz ‘How Proggy Are You’, and a chance to win a great folk/prog album from Anandammide. Plus your proggy music suggestion and a smattering of prog festive tunes too.

Here’s this week’s playlist (if you don’t want to know in advance – just scroll to the bottom!)

1 Kaprekar’s Constant – All You Wish Yourself (Single)
2 Third Quadrant – One Day (Single)
3 Riven Earth – Upside Down (Space of Time)
4 Anandammide – Lady of the Canyon (Earthly Paradise)
5 Ms Amy Birks – Christmas With You This Year (Single)
6 Hawkestrel – Jingle Bells (SpaceXmas)
7 Pure Reason Revolution – Silent Genesis (Eupnea)
8 Mike Oldfield – In The Beginning/Let There Be Light (The Songs of Distant Earth)
9 Vangelis – So Long Ago – So Clear (Heaven & Hell)
10 Jethro Tull – We Five Kings (The Jethro Tull Christmas Album)
11 Rick Wakeman – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas Variations)
12 Lunatic Soul – Summoning Dance (Through Shaded Woods)
13 The Fyreworks – Stowaway (The Fyreworks)
14 Kayak –Ruthless Queen (Phantom of the Night)
15 Marillion – The Carol of the Bells (A Collection of Recycled Gifts)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week ( – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and platforms – or ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and at

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or

And DON’T FORGET – voting for the Prog Mill listeners album of the year closes midnight UK time 31 December, send your top 5 album listing in if you haven’t already!

Andy Fox with his dog Billy Muttley

The Progressive Rock show track listing for Sunday 20th December 2020

Artist Title Year Time
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit 1967 2:28
The Doors Riders On The Storm 1971 7:13
The Rolling Stones Paint It Black 1966 3:22
Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967 2:02
Beatles A Day In The Life 1967 5:33
Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 1979 3:58
Michael Jackson Thriller 1982 5:58
The Buggles Video Killed The Radio Star 1980 4:11
Depeche Mode Master & Servant (from “101”) 1989 4:30
Depeche Mode People Are People (from “101”) 1989 4:59
Alan Parsons Project Sirius 1982 1:55
Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky 1982 4:36
John Lennon Imagine 1971 3:07
King Crimson Coda: Marine 475 1995 2:39
King Crimson Starless (Live in Toronto 20.11.15) 2015 12:15
Supertramp Breakfast In America 1979 2:39
The Tangent Le Sacre du Travail 4th Movement 2013 3:07
The Tangent Le Sacre du Travail 5th Movement 2013 12:06
Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World 1967 2:15

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New feature on Prog-Watch this week…OUR PROGRESSIVE PLANET! On this type of program Dr. Rob Fisher and I will take you on a little tour of a particular country with a vibrant progressive music scene! This first edition focuses on Poland, and will feature music from Collage, SBB, Lebowski, Riverside, Indukti, Lizard, Osada Vida, Acute Mind, Quidam, Votum, and Satellite, with a bonus track from Fren! We hope you will join us!

750: Our Progressive Planet – Poland