Kate nominated as “Prog Goddess”

Something Else reports: “Ian Anderson, Jon Anderson, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hillage, Rick Wakeman and Roger Waters will vie for the title of ‘Prog God’ in the first annual Progressive Music Awards, to be held this September in London. Sponsored by Prog Magazine, the ceremony will also include lifetime achievement recognition for a list of nominees that includes Emerson Lake and Palmer, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Moody Blues, Pink Floyd, Van der Graaf Generator and Yes ….”

Kate is apparently up for the “Visionary” Award – “The spirit of prog independence, the rogues in our midst who make their own niche in a progressive direction” with Hawkwind, Kraftwerk, Radiohead, Muse, Can, and Peter Hammill.

About Peter

My Kate CV: Kate fan since 1978. Saw Tour of Life at the London Palladium 1979. Went to first KBC Convention 1980. Founded Homeground with Dave 1982. Worked on 1985, 1990, and 1994 Kate Bush Conventions, and the 1986 Video Party with Dave, Lisa of KBC and Krys. Appeared in videos for The Big Sky and Experiment IV. Wrote Introduction, Chronology and Discography for EMI Music Publishing's 1987 "Kate Bush Complete". Wrote the sleeve note for the remastered 1998 reissue of "Hounds of Love". Invited to write sleeve notes for other reissues which never happened. My other CV: born 1955 in Bermondsey London, educated at Galleywall Primary, Walworth Comprehensive, and London School of Economics BSc(Econ)(Hon) 1976. Currently an Officer of the Crown Court determining legal costs in crminal cases. Met Krys in 1982 through Homeground, we were engaged on Glastonbury Tor on Kate's birthday in 1983, and married in November 1984.
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2 Responses to Kate nominated as “Prog Goddess”

  1. Terry says:

    Very interesting lineup for the “Visionary” award. As I’ve mentioned before in the forum if anyone is a male alter ego to Kate its Peter Hammill [in his first seven or so solo albums starting with “Fools Mate”].

  2. Houdini says:

    Kate is ‘visionary’ without a doubt. She’s up against some fine talent indeed – but she’ll walk this one 😉

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