Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer – “In those days, you needed to be original. These days, you have to be the same”

interesting, instead of straight mind-control, like most of it is today.

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“We formed this band, and decided it had to be original. In those days, the currency was originality. You needed to be original. These days, it’s more like you have to be ‘the same’ to fit into some market concept.”

“We decided to use European music for the influence.”

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer stopped by Gibson NYC to talk J-200s, Elvis Presley, songwriting and performance.

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