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The Mellotron, like punk rock, was adopted with such enthusiasm by the Brits that they managed to forget it was an American invention. The keyboard that played eight-second bits of prerecorded tape was an early electronic sampling device favored by…
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Most concept albums are overblown, misguided, and unintentionally silly. Take Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman's 1974 opus Journey to the Center of the Earth, which stuck his overcooked organ pomposity in the midst of a full orchestra and offered a pretentious…
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