Modern Drummer magazine caught up with Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia drummer Carl Palmer backstage at Yestival 2013 this past August. In Part 1 of this interview Carl waxes poetic about drumming legends Joe Morello and Buddy Rich.  In Part 2 Carl talks about his love for the trio, explains the success of Asia, and defines the state of Prog today.

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