A star-studded album paying homage to late Emerson, Lake & Palmer keyboardist Keith Emerson and singer/bassist Greg Lake will be released on April 10.
The album, titled A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake, features renditions of a variety of popular ELP tunes, as well as a cover of King Crimson‘s “21st Century Schizoid Man” — a song co-written and originally sung by Lake.
Among the many well-known musicians contributing to the record are Todd Rundgren, Yes/Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes, Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro, ex-Yes and Moody Blues keyboardist Patrick Moraz, current Yes singer Jon Davison, Yes/Asia bassist Billy Sherwood, founding and current Dream Theater keyboardists Derek Sherinian and Jordan Rudess, ex-E Street Band keyboardist David Sancious and The Crazy World of Arthur Brown singer Arthur Brown.
The album also includes a version of Aaron Copeland‘s “Fanfare for the Common Man” featuring Emerson’s son Aaron and grandson Ethan.
“The music these guys created is timeless, and is there for future generations to discover,” says Sherwood, who produced the album. “I’m honored to be a part of this project which displays an amazing collection of songs as well as artists contributing to the record.”
He adds, “I think fans of the original will appreciate the attention to detail, love and care that went into the production of this project.”
Emerson and Lake both died in 2016 — Keith in March at age 71 and Greg in December at age 69.
Here’s the album’s full track list, as well as the guest musicians featured on each tune:
“21st Century Schizoid Man” — featuring Todd Rundgren and Brian Auger
“A Time and a Place” — featuring Leslie Hunt and Derek Sherinian
“The Sheriff” — featuring Billy Sherwood and David Sancious
“C’est La Vie” — featuring Jon Davison and Larry Fast
“From the Beginning” — featuring Thijs Van Leer and John Wesley
“Hoedown” — featuring Patrick Moraz
“Still…You Turn Me On” — featuring Sonja Kristina and Steve Porcaro
“Lucky Man” — featuring Martin Turner and Geoff Downes
“Fanfare for the Common Man” — featuring Aaron and Ethan Emerson
“Karn Evil #9 1st Impression Part 2” — featuring Arthur Brown and Jordan Rudess
“ELP Suite: Tarkus/From the Beginning/Tarkus (Reprise)” — The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (CD only)
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