Wonderful Tunes Provided By Friends. Wild Tangents Provided By Me.

Soft Machine took its name from the 1961 William S Burroughs book “The Soft Machine.” The group helped pioneer the progressive rock movement back in 1966. The song “Slightly All The Time” is from their 1970 album “Third” which was a double LP set. “Slightly All The Time” is over 18 minutes long and it took up an entire side of an album. It’s too much song for one You Tube video so here it is split in two parts.

and part two:

Reason number 17 to like progressive rock: At last I know a beautiful song that accurately answers the question “How often does Beautiful Mind crave cheesecake?” Now if only they’d made a companion piece called “…And Then Really Intensely For A Couple Of Days Every Month” I might have had to declare it the most perfect music on earth!


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