Emerson, Lake, and Palmer – Hoedown

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An evening pause: Performed live at the Nassau Coliseum in 1978. What makes this particular video intriguing is that it focuses entirely on what the drummer is doing.




    The reason the focus is on the drummer is that Carl Palmer is one of the greatest drummers to have ever hit the skins. Not that the other two guys are not equally talented in their own areas of expertise, but…I’m just sayin’….

  • TheMightyTarkus

    Look in front of the drummer and you’ll see sound curtains. This is an in studio play along done by Dave Becher from New York. He has several of these videos out and he is quite good. Have to admit it had me fooled at first. I began to question it when I didn’t remember seeing Carl Palmer ever being so large. I have been a fan of ELP from their first album and seen them more times than I can remember, the 70’s don’tcha know. I was already a fan of both Emerson from his time with Nice and also Lake from King Crimson. The addition of Palmer was just icing on the cake because as Mike Green already stated, he is “one of the greatest drummers to have ever hit the skins.”.

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