Five Years To the Day: Reflections on Keith Emerson’s Music in my Life

Time is a funny thing. I still remember when realizing it had been a week two weeks since Keith Emerson's sudden death felt long. Today, it's been five years since March 11, 2016, the day the world got a little dimmer. Retrieved from here. I didn't know much about Emerson at the time, not yet. … Continue reading Five Years To the Day: Reflections on Keith Emerson’s Music in my Life

On This Day (March 11)…Deep Purple Taste Leicester

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1976 at Granby Halls in Leicester, England. Promotional image of Deep Purple Mark IV. Retrieved from here. This date was the beginning of a five-date mini-leg of their Come Taste the Band tour, which had been occurring since November of the previous year. It was also the beginning … Continue reading On This Day (March 11)…Deep Purple Taste Leicester

On This Day (March 11)…Rest in Peace, Keith Emerson

The musician Keith Emerson took his own life on this day in 2016. He was 71. Retrieved from here. Emerson’s legacy will last far beyond this era. His championing of the moog synthesizer opened a door musicians are still walking through, while the progressive rock output of Emerson, Lake & Palmer will stand forever in … Continue reading On This Day (March 11)…Rest in Peace, Keith Emerson