Greg Lake

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Greg Lake
Lake in concert, 2005
Background information
Birth name Gregory Stuart Lake
Born (1947-11-10)10 November 1947
Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, England
Died 7 December 2016(2016-12-07) (aged 69)
London, England
Genres
Occupations
  • Musician
  • singer-songwriter
  • producer
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active 1966–2016
Labels
Associated acts
Website greglake.com
Notable instruments
Custom Alembic models
Custom Wal bass models
Fender Jazz Bass
Gibson Ripper

Gregory Stuart "Greg" Lake (10 November 1947 – 7 December 2016) was an English musician. He was born in Poole, Dorset. He began his career in 1966.

Lake was the founder of the rock band King Crimson.[1] He was later the lead singer in the group Emerson, Lake and Palmer.[1]

Lake died in London on 7 December 2016 from cancer, aged 69.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Emerson, Lake & Powell[change | change source]

Studio albums
  1. Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1970)
  2. Tarkus (1971)
  3. Trilogy (1972)
  4. Brain Salad Surgery (1973)
  5. Works Volume 1 (1977)
  6. Works Volume 2 (1977)
  7. Love Beach (1978)
  8. Emerson, Lake & Powell (1986)
  9. Black Moon (1992)
  10. In the Hot Seat (1994)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Greene, Andy (March 5, 2013). "ELP frontman, Greg Lake talks on King Crimson reunion, Kanye West sample". rollingstone.com. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  2. [www.cbsnews.com/news/greg-lake-king-crimson-and-elp-founder-is-dead-at-69/ "Greg Lake, King Crimson and ELP founder, is dead at 69"] Check |url= value (help). CBS News. Retrieved 8 December 2016.