Entertainment Keith Emerson of ELP has died!

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  1. BaldPussy

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    http://www.foxnews.com/entertainmen...son-emerson-lake-and-palmer-dies/?intcmp=hpff

    Keith Emerson, one of the founders of the progressive rock band Emerson, Lake and Palmer, died on Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif.. He was 71.

    Bandmate Carl Palmer released a statement through his publicist on Emerson’s death.

    “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my good friend and brother-in-music, Keith Emerson. Keith was a gentle soul whose love for music and passion for his performance as a keyboard player will remain unmatched for many years to come,” Palmer wrote. “He was a pioneer and an innovator whose musical genius touched all of us in the worlds of rock, classical and jazz. I will always remember his warm smile, good sense of humor, compelling showmanship, and dedication to his musical craft. I am very lucky to have known him and to have made the music we did, together. Rest in peace, Keith.”

    The band said fans could leave condolences on their official Facebook page.

    Emerson played keyboards for the band, whose hits include "Fanfare for the Common Man" and “From the Beginning.” Emerson, Lake and Palmer formed in 1970, broke up in 1979, and reformed in the early 1990s, releasing nine albums in total.
     
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    i have one of their vinyls that i use to break pot up on all the time.....its a live concert on vinyl, pretty cool

    never really got into this band though honestly

    nonetheless, rest in peace soldier
     
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    Used to like Court of the Crimson King but then Howard fucked that up for me too.
     
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    I have some of their albums,what a bummer.
    r.i.p
     
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    RIP. Didn't they have an album cover done by that Giger guy who developed the "Alien" monster? Kind of dug that. Their music seemed a bit overblown. [​IMG]
     
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    Yyeeeeeah. We'll call you boys. Interesting stuff. No, really, we'll be in touch.
     
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    did Howard write him a nice note before he checked out?
     
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    Welcome to the show please leave the building
     
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    Krinkle What?

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    :eek:

    It has been a bad year for musicians.

    Their music was awesome to listen to when you were stoned. Listen to it sober the next day was like "what the fuck is this?" :jj:
     
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    I'm not sure I can name one song by them
     
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    I saw them in concert a few times ... used to love them. RIP, Moog man.
     
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    I think I'll play an hour long keyboard solo in his honor today.
     
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    No but he was thinking about it and then Beef told him the news.
     
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    I'm a big fan of his . Man this has been a bad year for rock . First Bowie and now Keith .
     
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    I'm pretty sure you can name them all. your move soldier
     
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    Good night, funny keyboard playing guy
     
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    In honor of his passing, the band will change their name from ELP to RIP
     
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