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What's your favourite prog Xmas song?

Prog Xmas
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Christmas is but a couple of weeks away and here at Prog we've already been dipping in to the Jethro Tull Christmas Album! But when it comes to prog and Christmas there seems to be a stronger bond than with other musical genres.

 Jethro Tull leader Ian Anderson and Yes keyboard player Geoff Downes have, in the past, linked this to the fact that church-based music was part of their own musical learning and development.

So, for a bit of festive fun, we've decided to find out which is your favourite Christmas prog song. There's a fair few to choose from - from evergreens that have stood the test of time over the years to new arrivals that seem to crop up year in year out. We've compiled a list of the major ones below, although you can vote for anything you think we've missed out as well. And you can vote for up to five choices.

So get voting with the form below, and we'll run the results closer to the big day.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.