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Greg Lake

English bassist, guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer

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.

Greg Lake
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Lake in concert, 2005
Background information
Birth nameGregory Stuart Lake
Born(1947-11-10)10 November 1947
Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, England
Died7 December 2016(2016-12-07) (aged 69)
London, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • singer-songwriter
  • producer
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1966–2016
Labels
Associated acts
Websitegreglake.com

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]

DiscographyEdit

Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Emerson, Lake & PowellEdit

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)

ReferencesEdit

  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. "Greg Lake, King Crimson and ELP founder, is dead at 69". CBS News. Retrieved 8 December 2016.