American Prog


Neal Morse Band – Do It All Again

Dream Theater – The Alien

Weather Report – NYC Medley

Bubblemath – Routine Maintenance


Days Between Stations – Spark of Life


Glass Hammer – 1980 Something

Dee Gees – Tragedy

Queensrÿche – Surgical Strike

The Osmonds – Crazy Horses

Minutemen – The Red and the Black 

Echo Us – We Seek the Descending Levers (excerpt)

Alice Cooper – Shut Up and Rock

Earthside – All We Knew and Ever Loved

Spacebag – Bagnus X-1

Lorne Balfe – Bad Boys for Life (excerpt)

Iron Maiden – The Writing On The Wall

Cheeto’s Magazine – Ready To Rumble

Boxset Bingo: ‘Every Move You Make’ by The Police

 – Message In A Bottle

 – So Lonely

 – Synchronicity 2

 – Truth Hits Everybody (Remix)

Paco Higdon – This Is The Best Part

Combination Head – Clover Road ABC and DEF

Ian Anderson – Black and White Television

Slide Into A Side: ’Seconds Out’ by Genesis, Side 4

 – The Cinema Show

 – Dance on a Volcano

 – Los Endos

Altamira Lux – Time’s Fool/Yet We Sleep 

Frank Wyatt & Friends – Zeitgeist

Deacon Blue – Raintown

Headboys – The Shape of Things To Come

Frost* – Pocket Sun / Saline (a mini-SIAS)

FreddeGredde – The Autotelic Self

Jim Griffin – Thought Experiment

Gerard Smith – Standing Stones

Mike’s Six-Pack

 – BBT – Common Ground

 – XTC – Greenman

 – Justin Hayward – Forever Autumn (album version)

 – Peter Gabriel – Steam

 – Spinal Tap – Stonehenge

 – Uriah Heep – Salisbury

The Hot-Tub Chill-Down

 – ‘Tyranny and Mutation’ by Blue Öyster Cult, Side 2

 – Baby Ice Dog

 – Wings Wetted Down

 – Teen Archer

 – Mistress of the Salmon Salt (Quicklime Girl)



Join us, won’t you, with a good scotch and a nice cigar, for the latest remote AmericanPrög Show in podcast form?

We’ve been overwhelmed by the wonderfulness of the pop groups who have helped us this month, some of whom have kissed Mike on the mouth:

Montrose – Space Station #5

Grand Funk Railroad – We’re An American Band

Chicago Transit Authority – Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

Redbone – One Monkey

Bastion Per – Epic Journey (live)

Cast – Ortni

Melvins – Star Spangled Banner

Kansas – Song For America (live)

Electro Compulsive Therapy – Colors Fade Away

Queensrÿche – Scarborough Fair

Megadeth – Anarchy in the U.K

Randy Newman – Jolly Coppers On Parade

Flying Colours – Cosmic Symphony

The Dead Milkmen – Anderson, Walkman, Buttholes and How

Dennis DeYoung – Grand Finale

Styx – The Best of Times



If there’s a trilogy of albums that any self-respecting rock fan should own then it’s the first three records by Days Between Stations.



We chatted with Oscar and Sepand recently, and played some tunes. Their new album, Giants, is out now, and is phenomenally good. So go get it. Or Graham’s owl will bite your nose off.


The Tubes – Monkey Time feat. Martha Davis

Touch – Swansong

Boston – Foreplay/Long Time (live)


Kansas – The Prelude Implicit Side 2 

– Refugee

– The Voyage of Eight Eighteen

– Camouflage


Crown Lands – Context: Fearless Pt.1

Bill Grogan’s Goat – The Burning of Cork

Dave Dawson – A Freek aah

Utopia – Singring and the Glass Guitar

Pixies – Where Is My Mind?




Days Between Stations – The Common Thread 

Jimi Hendrix – The Power of Love

Van Halen – (auto-grammar version) I’m Not Talking About Love 

Bent Knee – Lovemenot

Mauricio Ibáñez – This World Called Love

Ajalon – What Kind of Love

Starcastle – Could This Be Love 

Bubblemath – Dancing With Your Pants Down

Triumph – Woman In Love

Brett Kull – Fortress of Love

Magnetic Fields – The Book of Love

Harlequin – I Did It For Love

Jolly – Love

Crown of Thorns – Dying For Love

Foo Fighters – Love Dies Young

Paco Higdon – Renaissance Man

The Guess Who – American Woman

Blue Öyster Cult – Sinful Love

Balance – No Getting Around My Love

Black Oak Arkansas – Back Door Man

The Flaming Lips – Fight Test 

Fleesh – Trip to the Fair

Hamadryad – He Was Recalling…

Fleesh – Losing It 

Spock’s Beard – In the Mouth of Madness

The B52s – Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland


Discipline – Side 2 of The Wine Dark Sea:

 – Here There Is No Soul

` The Roaring Game

` Burn the Fire Upon the Rocks 


Crack the Sky – Another Civil War

Fleesh – The Great Escape; The New Kings (iv) Why Is Nothing Ever True?; Going Under

Liquid Tension Experiment – The Passage of Time

System of a Down – Chop Suey

Triumph – Say Goodbye



IZZ – Late Night Salvation

The J Geils Band – Centerfold

Bachman Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

OK Goodnight – Awake

Leslie Hunt & Robin McAuley – Fairytale of New York

Blue Öyster Cult – Box in my Head

Blue Öyster Cult – ME 262 (live)

American Tears – Woke

Albert Bouchard – The Siege and Investiture of Baron von Frankenstein’s Castle at Weisseria

Circuline – Soleil Now (live)

Circuline – One Wish (live)

Christopher Lee – The Little Drummer Boy

Jon Davison – Run With the Fox

Steve Morse – Carol of the Bells

Spinal Tap – Christmas With The Devil

Cheer-Accident – The Dark Side of the Tracks

Nathan Mahl – Orgasmik Outburst (part 2)

Sparks – National Crime Awareness Week

Dweezil Zappa – Wonderful Christmastime


The AmericanPrög Show Blue Öyster Cult Album Release Special slash Halloween Thingy:


The Alchemist – from The Symbol Remains

Blue Öyster Cult from Imaginos

Wings Wetted Down from Tyranny & Mutation

The Vigil from Mirrors

Manic Depresso – from Bad Channels 

Screams – from 45th Anniversary Live in London

Death Valley Nights from Spectres

Nightmare Epiphany from The Symbol Remains


—Blue Coupe – More Cowbell (Gotta Fever)

Fire of Unknown Origin from Fire of Unknown Origin 

One Step Ahead of the Devil from Curse of the Hidden Mirror

See You In Black from Heaven Forbid

Tainted Blood from The Symbol Remains

There’s a Crime from The Symbol Remains

Perfect Water from Club Ninja


—Albert Bouchard – Black Telescope (from Re Imaginos)

—Heaven 17 – Don’t Fear (The Reaper) radio edit

Dominance & Submission from ETL

The Machine from The Symbol Remains

Veins – from The Revolution By Night

The Marshall Plan – from Cultösaurus Erectus