Thursday, March 17, 2016

Missing Keith Emerson

Being a person who was growing up in the 60s and 70s, I was a person that liked the big symphonic rock of bands like Yes, and Electric Light Orchestra, and Queen, and Rush, and Emerson, Lake, and Palmer.  So I was very unhappy to learn about Keith Emerson's suicide.

British musician Keith Emerson - of 1970s prog rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer - dies in California aged 71 in suspected suicide

Emerson was the keyboard wizard, and beyond anything else the band did and he did, there was this unforgettable blend of rock and classical music:

The man could play.

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