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[Music] Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells (Live at Montreux 1981)

Tubular Bells, performed by Mike Oldfield and his band, is a masterpiece of progressive rock. Here is it in a live context.

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[Video] Mike Oldfield Story (BBC Documentary)

Such an incredible story. A 17-year-old creates the masterpiece of the 1970s in Tubular Bells, almost loses his mind doing it, and has to struggle to break free from that monster of a record.

More on Mike Oldfield here, courtesy of Wikipedia.

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[Video] Pekka Pohjola – Vapour Trails

Pekka Pohjola first gained fame as bassist for the legendary Finnish prog rock band Wigwam, and then did some work recording for Mike Oldfield. His solo work brought together his love of jazz and fusion in a prog rock setting.