On This Day (October 4)…ELP’s First at Newcastle

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1970 at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle, England. Poster for the show featuring one of ELP's first promotional photos. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time on their debut tour, which took them throughout the UK and to a few German-speaking locations. It went … Continue reading On This Day (October 4)…ELP’s First at Newcastle

On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak

In the October 4, 1980 Melody Maker Magazine’s reader’s poll, the following answers were put forth. Scanned by Wayne Halifax. Melody Maker Magazine appeared to have strong progressive leanings throughout the 1970s and on into 1980, as this poll shows. What is particularly interesting is some musicians’ staying power over others. The presence (or absence) … Continue reading On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak