The Essential Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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The Essential Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Compilation album by Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Released 2007
Recorded 1970-78, 1992-97
Genre Progressive rock
Label Shout! Factory
Manticore
Producer Greg Lake
Mark Mancina

The Essential Emerson, Lake & Palmer is an album by British progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer, released in 2007.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "The Barbarian" Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, Carl Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer, 1970 4:28
2. "Take a Pebble" Lake Emerson, Lake & Palmer 12:29
3. "Knife-Edge" (Adapted from Leoš Janáček's Sinfonia) Leoš Janáček, Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. by Emerson, Lake, Richard Fraser Emerson, Lake & Palmer 5:03
4. "Tank" Emerson, Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer 6:47
5. "Lucky Man" Lake Emerson, Lake & Palmer 4:36
6. "Tarkus"
  1. "A) Eruption"
  2. "B) Stones of Years"
  3. "C) Iconoclast"
  4. "D) Mass"
  5. "E) Manticore"
  6. "F) Battlefield"
  7. "G) Aquatarkus"
Emerson, Lake Tarkus, 1971 20:39
7. "Bitches Crystal" Emerson, Lake Tarkus 3:55
8. "Nutrocker" (Live) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Kim Fowley, arr. by Emerson, Lake, Palmer Pictures at an Exhibition, 1971 3:56
9. "From the Beginning" Lake Trilogy, 1972 4:13
10. "Hoedown" Aaron Copland, arr. by Emerson, Lake, Palmer Trilogy 3:43
11. "Trilogy" Emerson, Lake Trilogy 8:54

Disc 2[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "The Endless Enigma, Part One" Emerson, Lake Trilogy 6:41
2. "Fugue" Emerson Trilogy 1:56
3. "The Endless Enigma, Part Two" Emerson, Lake Trilogy 2:00
4. "Jerusalem" William Blake, Hubert Parry, adapted by Emerson, Lake, Palmer Brain Salad Surgery, 1973 2:44
5. "Toccata" (Adaptation of Alberto Ginastera's 1st Piano Concerto) Alberto Ginastera, arr. by Emerson Brain Salad Surgery 7:21
6. "Still... You Turn Me On" Lake Brain Salad Surgery 2:51
7. "Karn Evil 9: 1st Impression, Part 1" Emerson, Lake Brain Salad Surgery 8:35
8. "Karn Evil 9: 1st Impression, Part 2" Emerson, Lake Brain Salad Surgery 4:49
9. "Jeremy Bender/The Sheriff" (Live medley) Emerson, Lake Welcome Back My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends... Ladies and Gentlemen, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, 1974 5:02
10. "I Believe in Father Christmas" Lake, Peter Sinfield Non-album single, 1975; later released on Works Volume 2, 1977 3:32
11. "C'est la Vie" Lake, Sinfield Works Volume 1, 1977 4:17
12. "Fanfare for the Common Man" (Edited version) Copland, arr. by Emerson, Lake, Palmer Works Volume 1 5:40
13. "Honky Tonk Train Blues" Meade "Lux" Lewis, arr. by Emerson Non-album single, 1976; later released on Works Volume 2 3:12
14. "Canario" Joaquín Rodrigo Love Beach, 1978 3:59
15. "Peter Gunn" (Live version) Henry Mancini, arr. by Emerson, Lake, Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer in Concert, 1979 3:38
16. "Black Moon" Emerson, Lake, Palmer Black Moon, 1992 6:58
17. "Paper Blood" Emerson, Lake, Palmer Black Moon 4:27