As I said on March 11 this year., “There’s hardly a week goes by these days without a part creator of my music library leaving us”; well here we go again… this time it’s Greg Lake who, yesterday, lost his fight with cancer.
I’m pretty sure most people reading this realise that Greg found fame in King Crimson and went on to form ELP with Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer.
Had a great day today at The Royal Winchester Golf Club, nice weather, good company (thanks Pete, Doug and Paul) and reasonable golf. The course was in excellent condition, particularly the greens and bunkers and we had an unobstructed round.
At first, we were a little confused by the directional mowing of the fairways which made them look half as wide as they really were but after a couple of holes we got used to it.
Luckily for us, the round was part of a reciprocal arrangement included in our membership of Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club which meant it was free of charge.
We only managed to chat to a few members but were made to feel very welcome. I very much look forward to visiting again – the only problem with that is we have another 10 or so reciprocal clubs to visit!
Sad to hear today’s news of the death of Keith Emerson. There’s hardly a week goes by these days without a part creator of my music library leaving us.
The Nice and Emerson, Lake and Palmer were two bands I took too right back in the late 1960s and early 70s. They are both in my iTunes library today and I still consider the ELP album “Trilogy” as my number one Desert Island Disc, my mobile ringtone is the synthesiser bit from the track “From the Beginning” (the synth starts about 3min in).