Can anyone from Spotify explain why certain songs over 10 minutes are not available on Spotify, but they are, for the most part, available on Rdio and MOG? Examples of this are The Who - My Generation (from Live from Leeds); The Who - Underture (from Tommy); Derek and the Dominos - Let it Rain (from Live at the Fillmore); and Emerson, Lake and Palmer - Tarkus (from Tarkus).
These are classic albums and the fact that they are incomplete may be a dealbreaker that leads me to go to one of Spotify's competitors.
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It might be a copyright/licensing issue, just with those tracks in particular... There are plenty of other 10+ minute long tracks available on Spotify. I am a progressive rock listener myself, so I hear you and I sympathize with you!
Check out their FAQ for more info: https://www.spotify.com/us/help/faq/content/
There are plenty of tracks over 10 minutes available on Spotify - We certainly do not discriminate between track lengths. We love songs both long and short.
Some of these tracks are on Universal, and I believe part of the problem might be related to some metadata problems that also made the track unplayable.
However, I could find some of the tracks are available to be played on the Spotify service. A little further look appears to show the unavailable versions of the tracks to be on a different record label than the playable ones. Some artists will have different licenses in different countries. We have a little more information about this in our FAQ here. It seems that these tracks in particular may have been outside of the original licensing.