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Greg Lake (1947-2016): How His Childhood Song ‘Lucky Man’ Got That Crazy Moog Solo

Greg Lake (1947-2016): How His Childhood Song ‘Lucky Man’ Got That Crazy Moog Solo

Greg Lake was recording Emerson Lake and Palmer’s “Lucky Man” alone. Then Keith Emerson returned from the pub – and Lake had an idea.

Greg Lake compares this era to the one that sparked King Crimson: ‘You needed to be original’

Greg Lake compares this era to the one that sparked King Crimson: ‘You needed to be original’

Released on Oct. 10, 1969, King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ was like nothing that had come before – and little since.

Greg Lake picks his favorite Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘Where it all comes together’

Greg Lake picks his favorite Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘Where it all comes together’

Emerson Lake and Palmer put out nine studio efforts, but there’s one Greg Lake keeps coming back to – the one that arrived just as ELP “grew up.”

Greg Lake discusses one-off Emerson Lake and Powell album: ‘It wasn’t ELP anymore’

Greg Lake discusses one-off Emerson Lake and Powell album: ‘It wasn’t ELP anymore’

Released in June of 1986, Emerson Lake and Powell represented a brawny, 1980s-era update of the old ELP sound — courtesy in part of a different drummer whose name also happened to begin with P. Seems Carl Palmer, co-founder with Greg Lake and Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake and Palmer, became unavailable due to contractual obligations with his other bandRead More

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Trilogy: Deluxe Edition (1972, 2015 reissue)

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Trilogy: Deluxe Edition (1972, 2015 reissue)

Here is a review of the 3-CD remastered version of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s classic 1972 release, ‘Trilogy.’ Jakko Jakszyk’s remix does the music justice.

Greg Lake on King Crimson’s biggest chart triumph: ‘So fully formed, but also so unusual’

Greg Lake on King Crimson’s biggest chart triumph: ‘So fully formed, but also so unusual’

Greg Lake looks back on King Crimson’s classic debut, which rose to the band’s highest-ever album chart position today in 1970.

Greg Lake laments the loss of album cover art: ‘It changes the whole dynamic’

Greg Lake laments the loss of album cover art: ‘It changes the whole dynamic’

Greg Lake has long been associated with cover images for both King Crimson and Emerson Lake and Palmer. Without them, he says music is diffeent.

Greg Lake discusses his often-misunderstood Yuletide classic: ‘What Christmas really meant to me’

Greg Lake discusses his often-misunderstood Yuletide classic: ‘What Christmas really meant to me’

Even today, controversy surrounds Greg Lake’s message of anti-commercialism in ‘I Believe in Father Christmas,’ a No. 2 UK hit from 1975.

Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

“I had every freedom in the world,” Lake tells us, “and yet …”

Keith Emerson and Greg Lake – Live from Manticore Hall (2014)

Keith Emerson and Greg Lake – Live from Manticore Hall (2014)

These two clearly aren’t finished, even if Emerson Lake and Palmer seems to be.