Remembering the Voice of Emerson, Lake and Palmer: A Conversation with Greg Lake
On December 7th, Greg Lake passed on at 69 after a long battle with cancer. The bassist, guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, author and producer had been the early voice of King Crimson, then Emerson, Lake and Palmer with songs like Lucky Man, Still You Turn Me On, From The Beginning and many others people around the world identified with. He was part of the related Emerson, Lake and Powell, offered solo projects, worked with Asia, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Who and Ringo Starr. Today we celebrate his life with highlights from a 2013 interview when he was a much appreciated guest of HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence to discuss his album Songs of a Lifetime.
Hear the complete interview:
See the concert Greg referred to in the interview as being the moment when ELP were at their peak, the April 1974 concert at Ontario Speedway, Ontario, California, known as California Jam 1974: