Jerusalem
Emerson, Lake and Palmer
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And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the Holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen?

And did the Countenance Divine
Shine forth upon our clouded hills?
And was Jerusalem builded here
Among these dark Satanic mills?
1973
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Peak Chart Position
  • the song was not released as a single in the U.S. - no chart history
  • the opening track on ELP's fourth studio album, Brain Salad Surgery (1973)
  • lead vocals on "Jerusalem": Greg Lake
  • Emerson, Lake and Palmer:
             Keith Emerson – Hammond organ, piano, synthesizers, harpsichord, accordion
             Greg Lake – vocals, acoustic, electric, and twelve-string guitars, bass guitar
             Carl Palmer – drums, percussion, gongs, timpani, tubular bells
  • written by William Blake (lyrics), Hubert Parry (music) ~ adapted by Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, Carl Palmer
  • produced by Greg Lake
  • engineered by Geoff Young
  • recorded at Advision Studios and Olympic Studios, London, England (1973)
  • Manticore Records label
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