“That became our catchphrase during the time ELP were recording at Advision. We’d be practicing and perfecting what we were going to be doing, and our engineer, Eddy Offord, would venture outside and leave us be. When he came back, he’d go into the control room and we’d say, ‘Are you ready, Eddy?’
“The track is fun. We were having what you’d call a ‘wrap party.’ [Sings] ‘Are you ready, Eddy, to switch those sixteen tracks on/ Eddy edit, Eddy-eddy-edit.’ [Laughs] Greg and Carl and myself grew out of that time of rock ‘n’ roll, lettin’ your hair down and all that. We were a fun band, although we did write some serious shit. We definitely had a sense of humor.
“I might have messed up a bit on the tuning. I was always drawing things on the piano hammers and what not. But the spirit is there. It was a one-off take and we were done with it.”