On This Day (June 6)…Happy Birthday, Edgar Froese

The musician Edgar Froese was born on this day in 1944. On the day Froese was born in Tilsit, a part of East Prussia (now a part of Russia), the Allied Forces were storming the beaches at Normandy on D-Day, signaling the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. His family relocated … Continue reading On This Day (June 6)…Happy Birthday, Edgar Froese

On This Day (November 2)…Happy Birthday, Keith Emerson!

As one of rock 'n roll's most famous and most talented keyboardists, he work didn't just break boundaries, but smashed them like the man himself smashed Hammond organs onstage. He was one of the first keyboardists in rock 'n roll to act as a prominent fixture onstage. And as one of his final interviews reveals, he most wanted to be known as a composer. This is just a taste of the man that was Keith Noel Emerson, born on this day in 1944...