One year ago…

…today, Mr. Lake was taken from us. Today we remember the dreaded anniversary with a moment of silence and most likely a few tears. Rest in peace, dear man. Thank you for all you brought us: the joys of your music and the laughter of your friendship.

RIP Greg Lake

Winged guitar

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Happy 70th Birthday to Mr. Lake in Music Heaven

Today we remember Mr. Greg Lake on what would have been his 70th birthday. It’s also the first time since 2001 that we haven’t had a virtual birthday card on this site that we’ve collected signatures from fans to send to him. So it’s with much sadness that we say, Happy Birthday up there in Music Heaven, Mr. Lake – I know you’re jamming with Keith and all the other greats that have passed on before you. R.I.P. good and kind sir. We sure do miss you.

2016 Virtual Birthday Card
Previous Years’ Virtual Birthday Cards

Happy birthday Greg in Music Heaven

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Janis Ian on Greg Lake – song she worked on with him has been posted

Janis Ian posted on her Facebook Page on Dec. 9th about her collaboration with Greg Lake when he was with The Shame, and has also posted about further collaboration between the two of them on a song which was never published. She has posted the song as well; see the Facebook post and link to the song here. Thanks to Mari Kawaguchi (the late Keith Emerson’s partner) for bringing it to our attention)

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Happy Holidays from the Ladies

Even though this will be a sad, sad holiday season due to our Hero’s passing this year, we do know that he would not want us to be dwelling on it nor feeling bad about it. As he stated in an interview with the UK’s Sunday Express, he was not afraid to die, nor did he have any regrets; he said he had lived a full life, and done everything he had wanted to. So, with that said, we will, as in every year, post our featured video of his beloved “I Believe in Father Christmas,” and encourage everyone to pull family and friends close, tell them you love them, and cherish the fleeting time you have with them on this planet, as tomorrow is not guaranteed.

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Greg Lake has passed away

We are heartbroken to share this announcement from Stewart Young this morning:

Yesterday, December 7th, I lost my best friend to a long and stubborn battle with cancer. Greg Lake will stay in my heart forever, as he has always been. His family would be grateful for privacy during this time of their grief.

Many thanks,
Stewart Young

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2016 Virtual Birthday Card is ready to sign!

As we have done in years past, the 2016 Greg Lake Virtual Birthday Card is now online and ready to sign. We ask that you keep it short and simple and PLEASE follow a couple of rules. Ladies of the Lake reserves the right to edit any and all posts for clarity and to follow said rules.

1. BIRTHDAY MESSAGES ONLY please. Do not ask when Greg is going out on tour or about any other subject. This is not the place, nor the time to do this.

2. Don’t comment on THIS post – click the link above to access the post where you will sign the card. Thanks! We wanted you to see this post and read the terms & disclaimers first 🙂 If you comment here, your comments won’t be on the card and they won’t be sent to Greg.

Again, here is the link to the card, for signing: 2016 Greg Lake Virtual Birthday Card

Feel free to share on social media or however you like. Thanks for spreading the word!

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