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King Crimson- In the Court of the Crimson King- Greg Lake

King Crimson singer/ bass player Greg Lake discusses the progressive rock touchstone “In the Court of the Crimson King” with Jon Anderson of YES and Mike Rutherford of Genesis

In the Studio 30 Years Ago: Foreigner- Mick Jones, Lou Gramm

Debut release Foreigner containing such big hits as “Feels Like the First Time” and “Cold As Ice” became the fastest-selling debut album in Atlantic Records' long storied history.

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer- Brain Salad Surgery 45th Anniversary- Carl Palmer

It certainly is no accident that Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, and Carl Palmer each had a hand in actually defining the Prog Rock sound, albeit individually in separate bands, Emerson as a keyboard innovator with The Nice; Greg Lake writing and…
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YES- Fragile-Close to the Edge- Jon Anderson,Tony Kaye,Bill Bruford,Steve Howe,the late Chris Squire

YES the early best "Fragile" and "Close to the Edge" with Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman, Tony Kaye, Bill Bruford, the late Chris Squire

Asia- Carl Palmer, Geoff Downes, the late John Wetton

Asia debut #1 album of 1982, with Carl Palmer,Geoff Downes, the late John Wetton.

Greg Lake Dies, 69- From the Beginning

Greg Lake died at 69 from cancer. Greg Lake brought his choirboy voice In the Studio of my Q102 Dallas/ Ft Worth radio show one afternoon in 1992, sat a curvy blonde on his knee ( a guitar ), and sang several songs including the gorgeous "From the Beginning".

Greg Lake- Affairs of the Heart- Dallas 1992

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer showed up In the Studio one afternoon with a curvy blonde (guitar) on his lap and serenaded us with this spine-tingling rendition of "Affairs of the Heart". Greg returns In the Studio with old friend Carl…

Bad Company-Paul Rodgers,Mick Ralphs,Simon Kirke-pt 2

Last episode we learned that Bad Company lead singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs, and drummer Simon Kirke all agreed that being the first band signed to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label, as well as sharing management…

Progressive Rock’s 1972 Peak

For Christmas 1971, my 11 year old brother received a present from me of a record album. While on the surface this would appear not the least remarkable … except that it was Meddle   by Pink Floyd, containing the 18 minute long opus  “Echoes”.…