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KEITH EMERSON – Emerson Plays Emerson

January 30, 2018

EMI 2002 / The Right Honourable 2017 Most pacified proposition from progressive rock’s wild man – now remastered and perfectly crisp. “I’m very naked and exposed on this record – it’s like wearing your heart on your sleeve. But of … Continue reading

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September 22, 2017

Steamhammer 1999 / Purple 2017 Renaissance man gets back on track to give his rock a solid whack. The ’90s were an era when reined in his demons and got his act together – literally so. Whereas “Feel” and “Addiction” … Continue reading

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EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER – Once Upon A Time In South America

April 19, 2017

RockBeat 2015 / S’more 2017 Beyond pomp and circumstance, prog giants expose their true selves and thrive live. Their legendary status and acclaim as virtuosi might overshadow the fact that ELP were a little rock combo who used to think … Continue reading

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Keith Emerson Passed Away

March 11, 2016

A man who shaped a show out of playing a piano, Keith Emerson, died, aged 71. He was a real revolutionary when it came to delivering a tune and taking it to the public, and if that meant ravaging the ivories, … Continue reading

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THE KEITH EMERSON TRIO – The Keith Emerson Trio

December 21, 2015

Cherry Red 2015 Not-so-humble origins of prog rock’s premier ivories-abuser who used to swing with a furious grace. Well-known for his sharp attack on various wired keyboards, Keith Emerson had developed a softer touch long before his grand piano was … Continue reading

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