History Music / EmersonLakeAndPalmer

16th Apr '16 12:27:39 PM UmbraFractus
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* DeadpanSnarker: The verses of the "Mass" section of "Tarkus."
-->The preacher said a prayer\\
Save every single hair on his head\\
He's dead.
11th Apr '16 7:56:13 PM Sunburst
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* BlackSheepHit: "Lucky Man" was their first hit, but very atypical of the band. It is a straightforward acoustic-guitar ballad, as opposed to their long winded, keyboard-heavy style. As a result, most following albums had at least one ballad penned by Lake, such as "The Sage", "From The Beginning", "Still... You Turn Me On" and "C'est La Vie", some became black sheep hits in their own right.
2nd Apr '16 10:53:00 PM DavidDelony
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* GameBreakingInjury: Emerson's RSI (repetitive strain injury). He was no longer able to play some of the band's songs properly or at all. Didn't stop him from trying, with mixed results.

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* GameBreakingInjury: Emerson's RSI (repetitive strain injury). He was no longer able to play some of the band's songs properly or at all. Didn't stop him from trying, with mixed results. Emerson's anxiety over his ability to perform for an upcoming tour is believed to have been a factor in his suicide.
16th Mar '16 3:28:38 PM DavidDelony
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* LeadBassist: Greg Lake provided the lead vocals, though he also played regular guitars.
16th Mar '16 3:26:12 PM DavidDelony
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* {{Retirony}}: Keith Emerson had been planning to retire after a final tour before his 2016 suicide.
16th Mar '16 3:24:39 PM DavidDelony
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[[caption-width-right:350:Emerson, Lake and Palmer in the early 1970s. From left to right: Keith Emerson, Carl Palmer and Greg Lake.]]
16th Mar '16 3:06:08 PM DavidDelony
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* DeadArtistsAreBetter: Keith Emerson has gotten a lot of tributes in the press after his death in 2016.
12th Mar '16 1:06:14 PM CassandraLeo
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* NonAppearingTitle: Many of their songs, including Karn Evil 9, Tarkus, Trilogy, The Endless Enigma, The Great Gates of Kiev, and many others.

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* NonAppearingTitle: Many of their songs, including Karn "Karn Evil 9, Tarkus, Trilogy, The 9", "Tarkus", "Trilogy", "The Endless Enigma, The Enigma", "The Great Gates of Kiev, Kiev", and many others.


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* RockMeAmadeus: {{Trope Codifier}}s.


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* UncommonTime: They're prog. Inevitably, this appears throughout their music.
11th Mar '16 5:56:08 PM youngbond007
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On March 11, 2016, Carl Palmer announced that Keith Emerson had passed away at 71 years old.

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On March 11, 2016, Carl Palmer it was announced that Keith Emerson had passed away at 71 years old.
old after he was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Santa Monica.
11th Mar '16 1:51:58 PM PrincessTogezo
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On March 11, 2016, Carl Palmer announced that Keith Emerson had passed away at 71 years old.



* GameBreakingInjury: Emerson's RSI (repetitive strain injury). He is no longer able to play some of the band's songs properly or at all. Doesn't stop him from trying, with mixed results.
** His equipment didn't escape unscathed either. Even without his RSI, he wouldn't be able to cover The Nice's "Rondo" as he used to. He played the rapid glissandos in the piece by slapping his open palm across the keyboard. His Hammond L-100s withstood this for quite a time, possibly with running repairs, but now it appears that he doesn't have a single L-100 left where all the higher keys on the lower manual aren't broken off, with repair or replacement no longer being possible.

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* GameBreakingInjury: Emerson's RSI (repetitive strain injury). He is was no longer able to play some of the band's songs properly or at all. Doesn't Didn't stop him from trying, with mixed results.
** His equipment didn't escape unscathed either. Even without his RSI, he wouldn't be have been able to cover The Nice's "Rondo" as he used to. He played the rapid glissandos in the piece by slapping his open palm across the keyboard. His Hammond L-100s withstood this for quite a time, possibly with running repairs, but now eventually it appears appeared that he doesn't didn't have a single L-100 left where all the higher keys on the lower manual aren't weren't broken off, with repair or replacement no longer being possible.
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