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Emerson, Lake, and Palmer viewed their vocation as creating things of beauty. Such a motivation is a rare gift; to have it shared by three such brilliant musicians was a once in a generation gift for us all... The...

It’s been more than a bit of a Rush extravaganza for the last several months even in the mainstream media. The band is on tour right now, playing in venues as massive as they have for over...

Well, Imaginative Conservative readers, I must admit, this post makes me sad. I have been thrilled to promote the work of Greg Spawton, David Longdon, Dave Gregory,...
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In the last of his Four Quartets, “Little Gidding”—arguably the finest work of art to emerge in the twentieth century—the Anglo-American poet, T.S. Eliot, offered the following:

  In the opening to his lengthy 1939 academic lecture to the University of St. Andrews, Professor J.R.R. Tolkien warned that those who entered myth did so at great peril to themselves and to the very realm...

One of my favorite things in life is to arrive at a symphony performance early. How amazing is it to watch the individual members of the orchestra take their respective seats and begin tuning...

BBT, English Electric. Forthcoming, September 3, 2012 An Interview with Greg Spawton We’re in the middle of perhaps the largest revival of progressive rock—that form of rock...

A Hot Humid Day in South Bend On July 24, 2008, Rush finished its “Snakes and Arrows” tour with a concert in Indianapolis. I was researching that day at Notre Dame, and I could easily have made...