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ELP: The Unsung Roadie

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

Consider this as a picture at an exhibition. A 10,000-seat arena on the afternoon before an Emerson, Lake & Palmer concert; on stage an orderly row of 40 naked arses, their owners bent double. Uh, exactly why would that be?

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