Nifty Halloween YouTube Thing: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Every October, I inevitably return to Tales of Mystery and Imagination, the 1976 debut release from The Alan Parsons Project (which sadly remains not a hovercraft). A concept album based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe is about as proggy as prog rock can get without singing about Beowulf or Hobbits, but it works – especially in the 1987 remixed version, which added previously unused narration from Orson Welles.

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