To lighten the mood a little from last weekend’s tragic loss, we present to you a new Close Encounter sent to us by Lisa Anne, entitled “Lisa’s Lapse,” on our Close Encounters page. This is a charming tale of meeting Greg at a concert back in 1973 when artists freely mingled with the crowd, although […]
Greg has released his statement on Keith’s passing, but so many people tried to access it at once yesterday that his website exceeded its bandwidth and it is basically shut down, including the discussion forum. I’ve contacted the server manager for help with this, but in the meantime, here is the statement in its entirety. […]
Shocked and saddened to learn that Mr. Keith Emerson has passed away at the age of 71. I just don’t know what can be said, other than, rest in peace, sir. You will be sorely missed. Thank you for all the music and for being a part of one of the greatest bands on earth. […]
This one is complete with comments from Greg Lake and Geoff Downes regarding their collaboration on the project for today’s release of the CD. Read on Greg’s website:
Happy 68th birthday to our favorite “Lucky Man,” Mr. Greg Lake! To help us all celebrate, take a look at this fantastic HD video on YouTube. I love this visual rendition of the song.
It goes out tomorrow morning to Himself on his birthday – get your signatures on there today!
2015 Virtual Birthday Card
Please remember these guidelines:
1. Birthday wishes ONLY – please don’t ask when is he coming to play a show in your city, or when is ELP getting back together? This is only for birthday wishes.
2. By […]
As we’ve been doing since 2001 – before there was a Facebook! – we have a virtual birthday card for a certain someone ready for you to sign to be sent to Himself on Nov. 10th. There are just a couple of simple guidelines we always ask you to follow:
1. Birthday wishes ONLY – please […]
A nice article in the LA Times about Carl Palmer’s 50 Years in the Music Biz
Posted on GregLake.com last evening: Press Release detailing Greg’s solo CDs re-release and the Geof Downes collaboration “Ride the Tiger” release.
Greg Lake solo album covers
Ride the Tiger album cover
Here’s a nice memory of the Isle of Wight Festival at which ELP made their large-scale debut in 1970. It doesn’t mention ELP, but you get the feeling of how it was to be in the crowd at the festival and how massive it all was. I thought it was a great reminiscence and worth […]