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ELP Plus Tull in Dirty Raincoats, and How Free May Drop the Name

Keith Altham, NME, 5 August 1972

WATCHING EMERSON, LAKE and Palmer play a concert with Free in the middle of a raging typhoon in Tokyo with Carl Palmer performing an incredible drum solo, like a souped-up octopus in a shower bath, and then one week later being caught in a rioting charge of 5,000 Japanese at the Osaka concert, I got the distinct impression our top bands earn their yen.

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