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One Track Mind: Damian Joyce with Keith Emerson, “When You’re Around” (2014)

One Track Mind: Damian Joyce with Keith Emerson, “When You’re Around” (2014)

Offered with a rough-hewn, acoustic grace, Damian Joyce’s paean to the Big Apple unfolds with a warm confidentiality. But the beginning? Pure Keith Emerson.

‘Let’s tell you the truth’: Keith Emerson opens up on Emerson Lake and Palmer’s ‘Love Beach’

‘Let’s tell you the truth’: Keith Emerson opens up on Emerson Lake and Palmer’s ‘Love Beach’

Emerson Lake and Palmer’s 1978 album Love Beach has been universally derided for its period-piece yacht-rock cover. Keith Emerson is ready to come to its defense.

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Despite the lofty musical goals here, Emerson Lake and Palmer’s idea to tour in support of 1977′s Works with a full orchestra was fraught with issues

New Music Monday: North Mississippi Allstars, UB40, Dave Holland, Marc Bolan, Ed Roland, Steve Gadd

New Music Monday: North Mississippi Allstars, UB40, Dave Holland, Marc Bolan, Ed Roland, Steve Gadd

The North Mississippi Allstars invited friends and family over, yet their new album is anything but trapped in nostalgia. Meanwhile, UB40 has added a distinctive new element to its tried-and-true reggae method.

Keith Emerson, Glenn Hughes and Marc Bonilla – The Boys Club, Live From California: The Complete Concert (2013)

An intriguing (though, unfortunately, only partial) collaboration, The Boys Club, Live From California: The Complete Concert has certainly taken a circuitous route — having long appeared as a bootleg

Deep Cuts: Emerson Lake and Palmer’s “Affairs of the Heart,” “Endless Enigma,” “Take a Pebble,”others

Deep Cuts: Emerson Lake and Palmer’s “Affairs of the Heart,” “Endless Enigma,” “Take a Pebble,”others

For a trio whose biggest single (1972′s “From the Beginning”) barely scratched the Top 40, Emerson Lake and Palmer has still come to be associated with several key moments: “Lucky Man,” “Fanfare for the Common Man” and “Tarkus” among them.

‘My phone rings at 11:30 at night’: Did Emerson Lake and Palmer almost lose Keith Emerson to Yes?

‘My phone rings at 11:30 at night’: Did Emerson Lake and Palmer almost lose Keith Emerson to Yes?

Keith Emerson says he was asked to join Yes. The late-night query came during a period in which Rick Wakeman had come and gone — even while his own band, Emerson Lake and Palmer, were in the midst of their 1970s hey day.

Download: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Fanfare for the Common Man/ America/ Rondo” (2013)

Download: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Fanfare for the Common Man/ America/ Rondo” (2013)

A release date hasn’t been set for the new remaster of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Live in Germany, recorded on June 24, 1997 at Munich’s Tollwood Festival, but here’s a free download to tide you over.

‘Keith actually hurt himself doing it’: Inside Emerson Lake and Palmer’s amazing rotating piano stunt

‘Keith actually hurt himself doing it’: Inside Emerson Lake and Palmer’s amazing rotating piano stunt

Greg Lake takes fans inside one of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s most spectacular 1970s-era concert stunts — when Keith Emerson would rise above the crowd playing a grand piano and turn 360 degrees.

‘I don’t get the same buzz’: Keith Emerson doesn’t miss Emerson Lake and Palmer’s 1970s-era mega-concerts

‘I don’t get the same buzz’: Keith Emerson doesn’t miss Emerson Lake and Palmer’s 1970s-era mega-concerts

Keith Emerson remembers Emerson Lake and Palmer playing before crowds that would swell into the 10s, even 100s of thousands, then buzzing off by plane to play before another. Though, he admits, he doesn’t remember it very fondly.