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Greg Lake: Rock Will Go Back To Its Roots

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1974

GREG LAKE'S London home is a rare and impressive sight. A light glows outside a town house in a quiet street that takes you back ...

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The Isle of Wight Festival: Five Days That Rocked Britain

Report by Chris Welch, Michael Watts, Richard Williams, Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, September 1970

MM's Richard Williams, Chris Welch, Michael Watts and Mark Plummer present a five-page report on an amazing weekend of music and other scenes... ...

Emerson Lake & Palmer: Here Comes Another Orgasmic Peak

Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, October 1970

KEITH EMERSON is, to say the least, very upset at the release of old Nice tapes currently flooding the market. ...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Town Hall, Birmingham

Live Review by Tony Stewart, Sounds, October 1970

AFTER TWO hours of solid music, the 2,000 strong audience, at Birmingham Town Hall were dancing in the aisles, clapping and stamping and try as ...

ELP Is On The Way…

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, March 1971

DESPITE PROTESTATIONS to the contrary, there is no such thing as an instant group – super or otherwise – and ELP are a testimony to ...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, April 1971

WE WERE FOREWARNED by the British music press that Emerson, Lake & Palmer would be a "super-group," and indeed it was hard to see how ...

ELP In America

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1971

BLOOD streaming from his head, a middle-aged man, white, well-dressed, staggered into the headlights of the battered Yellow Cab. The Puerto Rican driver, grinned and ...

ELP: Fillmore East, New York NYC

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, May 1971

BRITISH BAND MAKES DEBUT AT FILLMORE ...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Ascending

Profile and Interview by Michael Gray, Crawdaddy!, August 1971

Their first album rides high in the bestseller lists. Their first tour, from the Fillmore East to Carnegie Hall, has been a real and resounding ...

Ready, Eddie? An Interview with Eddie Offord

Interview by Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, February 1972

EDDIE OFFORD SITS in his penthouse flat, way above the traffic that thunders down the Vauxhall Bridge Road past Victoria. ...

Emerson Lake and Palmer: Why Keith Wants To Become Immortal

Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, 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 ...

Emerson, Lake and Palmer: Pictures at an Exhibition

Film/DVD/TV Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Cream, June 1972

ONCE again, rockanroll culture heroes hit the big screen, and, predictably enough, this week’s lucky winners are Emerson, Lake and Palmer. Like all other rock ...

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

Report by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 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 ...

Emerson Lake And Palmer: Super-Group Of The Seventies!

Profile and Interview by Keith Altham, Petticoat, November 1972

EMERSON LAKE and Palmer may not be three names which are immediately known to you but to millions of progressive rock music fans across the ...

Emerson, Lake and Palmer: Why They Won't Bach Around The Clock

Interview by Ian Dove, New York Times, The, December 1973

WITH EMERSON, Lake and Palmer,
apparently nothing succeeds
like excess. The successful British rock trio, which is known for its appearances with symphony orchestras, is due at ...

Welcome Back, My Friends, To The Show That...

Report and Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, April 1974

… requires 40 tons of equipment, 18 humper/loaders, seven personal roadies, six sound crew, five trucker/drivers, four spot manipulators, three heavy musicians two outside coordinators and (we guess) a man to make the ...

ELP's Carl Palmer Exposes The Secret Drum Synthesizer Behind Brain Salad Surgery

Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus, June 1974

After years of drumming in a variety of hard rocking bands, Carl Palmer decided there had to be more to playing than simply marking time. ...

Emerson Lake and Palmer: England's Robbing Us!

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, July 1974

WHEN THE alarm bells ring at "Whyte Eagles," it's not a warning of imminent fire or pestilence, just a reminder to Carl Palmer to turn ...

Greg Lake

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, September 1974

GREG LAKE IS the surrounded L in ELP, the British trio which has brought to the forefront the power of classical music in a rock ...

ELP: The Show That Never Ends?

Report by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1976

WHATEVER happened to ELP? One of Britain's most successful and popular bands has been surrounded by a wall of silence as impenetrable as the Kremlin ...

The $2m Show That Never Ends: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Report and Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, July 1977

KEITH EMERSON sits in a Detroit French restaurant wearing traditional black leather trousers and a very large grin. He’s telling a reporter from Rolling Stone ...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Love Beach; Mike Oldfield: Incantations

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, November 1978

JEAN-PAUL Sartre took mescaline once, to prove to himself that he wasn't necessarily the institution people thought he was, and as a result became convinced ...

Carl Palmer

Retrospective by Chris Welch, History of Rock, The, 1984

CARL PALMER first came to international prominence with Emerson, Lake and Palmer at the start of the Seventies. His dynamic approach to drumming, which combined ...

Emerson Lake: Rockin' Dudes Or Art-Rock Mofos?

Interview by Dave DiMartino, Creem, October 1986

IT'S A SPACIOUS rehearsal studio, though not the world's classiest. I am in London, behind the man running the soundboard, watching the three musicians facing ...

ELP: Cecile B de Mrs Mills

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, July 1992

They've called them "Progressive dinosaurs", "excessive musos", "self-gratifying bores". They've always called themselves ELP. "Probably one of the most misunderstood bands in the world," they ...

ELP: The Unsung Roadie

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

Consider this as a picture at an exhibition. A 10,000-seat arena on the afternoon before an Emerson, Lake & Palmer concert; on stage an orderly ...

Emerson Lake & Palmer

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, March 2001

QUESTION: HOW DO EMERSON, LAKE AND PALMER change A light bulb? A: They don't. Drummer Carl Palmer's personal karate instructor holds the bulb steady while ...

see also Asia

see also Nice, The

see also Carl Palmer

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