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California Jam


Emerson, Lake and Palmer headlined the one day festival at the Ontario Speedway, Ontario, California on April 6, 1974. ELP shared the bill with Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Black Oak Arkansas, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Eagles, and more. The show was later broadcast on ABC Television.

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Leave your memories on Greg’s official site, “Were You There?”

Photos



Cal Jam Panorama

Backstage panorama as seen on the Black Sabbath CD (HUGE file alert)


Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2

Greg sings “KE 9”


Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2

“Karn Evil 9, 1st Imp. Pt. 2”


Still...

“Still…You Turn Me On”


...You Turn Me On

Onstage for “Still”


Lucky Man

Performing “Lucky Man”


Keith plays

Keith at California Jam


Emerson

Keith shows his stuff


Jammin' at the Jam

Emerson jams


Percussion

Carl rings a bell
with his teeth


Palmer

Carl Palmer


Jammin' at the Jam

Carl jams


Thanks, Linda!

ELP onstage at the Jam


Malfunction

The computer blows a micro-
chip in “Karn Evil 9, 3rd Imp.”

Error

  Computer goes haywire

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Memorabilia and Memories

Please check out Allen’s YouTube channel featuring many videos in full color of the California Jam


ELP's contract
  

ELP’s original contract – thanks Allen!


Thanks, Allen!

Another shot of the original contract


CalJam on ABC in Concert
  

Ad for “ABC in Concert”
Watch the video promo:
Broadband ::: Dial-Up


Thanks, Kort!

The Poster – see details below


L corner detail

Poster – left corner detail


Bottom detail

Poster – bottom detail


R corner detail

Poster – right corner detail

Gary's ticket
Read Gary’s CalJam story

Angie's ticket
Read Angie’s CalJam story

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The Spinning Piano


Go Keith!

Keith Spins – this got a mention in MOJO; see right–>

Wrong link but at least we got a mention!

Articles:


Another article


Another article about the piano

1st article

2nd article

3rd article

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