Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

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Greg Lake, English songwriter, producer and bassist known for his work in both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died at the age of 69. His manager Stewart Young shared the sad news on Lake’s Facebook page:

Lake’s ELP band mate, Carl Palmer, posted as well:

Lake’s passing comes just nine months after Keith Emerson’s death in March of this year.
Rick Wakeman, a colleague and friend of Lake’s, shared his condolences on Twitter:

As did guitarist Steve Hackett:

Rest in peace, Greg Lake.


  • Billy zmcgee says:

    Oh what a lucky mam He was.

  • Douglas L Krisburg says:

    your the best Greg I can only imagine the Hell of a rock show in heaven going on for eternity. I grew with with you and all the bands you created, but your solo work is my favorite. Rest in Peace my Brother in Music

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