* Keith Emerson nailed the synthesizer solo on "Lucky Man" in one take. Probably the culmination of the generally ThrowItIn recording that makes "Lucky Man" so impressive.
* Karn Evil 9 is arguably the band at their best. In particular, there's the EPIC opening of 'First Impression, Part 2':
--> Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends
--> We're so glad you could attend, come inside, come inside
* Generally, it's sometimes hard to believe that the incredibly loud, bombastic, complicated music they were famous for originated from only ''three'' guys.
* There's something kind of awesome (not to mention a little bit heartwarming) about the rendition of Lucky Man from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se_5vTSdugA this]] concert (skip to about 49:15 if you want that particular song, though the whole concert is worth listening to). As Lake is singing, the entire audience joins in.