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Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson
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Keith Emerson (born November 2, 1944 in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England; died March 10, 2016) is best remembered for his role in the groups The Nice and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Throughout the years, Emerson has consistently won the Overall Best Keyboardist award in the annual Keyboard Magazine Readers' Poll, since the magazine's debut in 1975 and holds a seat of honor on their advisory board. He was recently honored at The Smithsonian Institution, along with Dr. Robert Moog, for his pioneering work in electronic music.
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Pandora — Sprouts of Life Pandora — Sprouts of Life
(Bandcamp no#, 2016, DL)
Various Artists — Back against the Wall Various Artists — Back against the Wall
(Purple Pyramid CLP-1535, 2005, 2CD)
Hans Fjellestad — Moog Hans Fjellestad — Moog
(Hollywood Records 018, 2005, DVD)
Keith Emerson — Emerson Plays Emerson Keith Emerson — Emerson Plays Emerson
((Not on label) KE002, 2002/2017, CD)
Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP
(Magna Carta MA-9026-2, 1999, CD)
Emerson Lake & Palmer — Then & Now Emerson Lake & Palmer — Then & Now
(Sanctuary Records SMDDD343, 1998, 2CD)
Various Artists — A Tribute to ELP - Fanfare for the Pirates Various Artists — A Tribute to ELP - Fanfare for the Pirates
(Mellow MMP 343 ABC, 1998, 3CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Once upon a Time in South America Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Once upon a Time in South America
(Rockbeat ROC-CD-3301 , 1997/2017, 4CD)
Various Artists — Steinway to Heaven Various Artists — Steinway to Heaven
(Magna Carta MA-9011-2, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Tempest — Turn of the Wheel Tempest — Turn of the Wheel
(Magna Carta MA-9007-2, 1996, CD)
Keith Emerson — Changing States Keith Emerson — Changing States
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2440, 1995/2014, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — In the Hot Seat Emerson, Lake & Palmer — In the Hot Seat
(Victory Music 383 480 034-2, 1994, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Black Moon Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Black Moon
(Shout! Factory 826663-10845, 1992/2008, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Love Beach Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Love Beach
(Shout! Factory 826663-10844, 1978/2008, CD)
Emerson Lake & Palmer — King Biscuit Flower Hour Emerson Lake & Palmer — King Biscuit Flower Hour
(King Biscuit Flower Hour Records 70710-88025-2, 1977/1999, 2CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Works, Volume 1 Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Works, Volume 1
(Rhino Records R2 72229, 1977/2006, 2CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Works, Volume 2 Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Works, Volume 2
(Rhino Records R2 72230, 1977/2006, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends - Ladies and Gentlemen Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends - Ladies and Gentlemen
(Rhino Records R2 72228, 1974/2006, 2CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery
(Manticore Records MC 66669, 1973, LP)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery - Deluxe Edition Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery - Deluxe Edition
(Sanctuary Records 5308195, 1973/2008, 3CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Trilogy Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Trilogy
(Sanctuary Records CMTCD435, 1972/2002, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Pictures at an Exhibition Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Pictures at an Exhibition
(Sanctuary Records 1776980, 1971/2008, CD)
Emerson Lake & Palmer — Pictures at an Exhibition Emerson Lake & Palmer — Pictures at an Exhibition
(Eagle Records EREDV793, 1971/2010, DVD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Tarkus Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Tarkus
(Razor & Tie 7930183417-2, 1971/2012, 2CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — The Birth of a Band - Isle of Wight Festival 1970 Emerson, Lake & Palmer — The Birth of a Band - Isle of Wight Festival 1970
(Eagle Eye RV0597, 1970/2006, DVD)
The Nice — Elegy The Nice — Elegy
(Virgin CASCDR 1030, 1970/2009, CD)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Emerson, Lake & Palmer
(Razor & Tie 7930183347-2, 1970/2012, CD+DVD)
The Nice — Five Bridges The Nice — Five Bridges
(Virgin CASCDR 1014, 1970/2009, CD)
Roy Harper — Flat Baroque and Berserk Roy Harper — Flat Baroque and Berserk
(Science Friction HUCD028, 1970/1999, CD)
The Nice — Here Come The Nice: The Immediate Anthology The Nice — Here Come The Nice: The Immediate Anthology
(Castle CMETD 055, 1970/2000, 3CD)
The Nice — Ars Longa Vita Brevis The Nice — Ars Longa Vita Brevis
(Charly Records SNAP 164, 1968/2003, CD)
The Nice — The Swedish Radio Sessions The Nice — The Swedish Radio Sessions
(Castle CMRCD349, 1967/2001, CD)
The Nice — The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack The Nice — The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack
(Repertoire REP 4786, 1967/2007, CD)
The Keith Emerson Trio — The Keith Emerson Trio The Keith Emerson Trio — The Keith Emerson Trio
(Emersongs KE001, 1963/2015, CD)

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