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Emerson Lake and Palmer: Why Keith Wants To Become Immortal

Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, 13 May 1972

KEITH EMERSON would like to be remembered as a twentieth century composer – he thinks about it quite a lot and finds it curious that a number of famous composers had to die in poverty before they could be declared geniuses.

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