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Musically similar to Yes, the band included Cedric Sharpley who would later work with Gary Numan. Keyboardist Andrew McCrorie-Shand would later pen the Teletubbies theme.

Founded: 1974

Location: England


Founded: 1969

Location: London, England

Website: Egg Archive

Electric Banana, The

By any other name, The Pretty Things. The Electric Banana was their alias when working on library music for Music De Wolfe.

Founded: 1967

Location: London, England


Named after Brian Hodgson's electronic music studio of the same name (in London's Covent Garden), Electrophon also featured Australian Dudley Simpson.

Founded: 1973

Location: London, England

Emerson, Keith

Undoubtedly the premier "prog rock" musician, Emerson's keyboard-playing set the mark for everyone to follow. His first band The Nice were one of the first prog bands.

Founded: 1944

Location: England

Website: Official Keith Emerson Website

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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Not a law firm, but Prog's first supergroup. Though often an easy target for Prog Rock's excesses, Emerson, Lake & Palmer stand as the premiere artists of the genre.

Founded: 1970

Location: London, England

Website: Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Powell

In 1985, Emerson & Lake teamed up for an ELP reunion. Palmer was unavailable due to commitments to Asia, so they searched for any available drummer whose last name began with the letter "p". Short-listed was former Jeff Beck & Rainbow drummer Cozy Powell.

Founded: 1985

Location: London, England


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Founded: 1975

Location: Maidestone, England

Website: Garden Shed Music

Enid, The

Founded: 1975

Location: London, England

Website: Welcome To The Enid

Eno, Brian

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Brian Peter George Eno, one of England's most influential sound artists, began his musical career with Roxy Music before casting a wide net on all-things sound. His collaborations are too numerous to catalog, but works with Robert Fripp and David Bowie, along with Cluster and Harmonia are of special interest to the progressive fan.

Founded: 1948

Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

Website: Brian Eno - Reflection