10 - Camel - Mirage - 1974
Camel is an easy-going folky prog group from England, led by guitar virtuoso, vocalist and flautist Andy Latimer. Their trademark is a brand of accessible, beautiful and mostly instrumental symphonic pop. Just don't look for any rock, though. They are the Bach of prog rock; unlikely to offend anybody.
The Song: Lady Fantasy. The closest Camel ever got to making something not only beautiful, but actually exiting. The beginning is brilliant.
9 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery - 1973
In contrast, ELP might be one of the least accessible of the classic prog bands. …