Music Appreciation – Keith Emerson

When two progressive rock (prog rock) fans get together, there is really only one question that matters. Wakeman or Emerson.

If neither of these names rings a bell with you, then you might as well navigate away now.

The question is who do you prefer, Rick Wakemen (keyboard player from Yes, and who has had a prolific solo career with probably 100 albums), and Keith Emerson, master of the modular Moog. Two different styles, yet inextricably linked to the genesis of the Progressive Rock phenomenon of the 1970’s.

Keith Emerson

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