(2019) King Crimson – KC50 Vol.25-Vol.30
In celebration of their 50th anniversary, pioneering English prog-rockers King Crimson is releasing 50 rare or unusual tracks from the band’s archives.
Starting on January 13th, the date the band was formed in the Fulham Palace Café in 1969, the band will release one track per week for the remaining 50 weeks of 2019. Commentary from King Crimson manager and producer David Singleton is included in every track’s introduction. As the band’s website details: On the evening of Monday January 13th, 1969, King Crimson formally began rehearsals in the basement of the Fulham Palace Road Cafe. After hauling their equipment down the stairs into their cramped rehearsal room Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Michael Giles, Robert Fripp plugged in their instrumentsand with Peter Sinfield operating lights and sound, played and worked on material for the next hour and a half. By July of that year, the band was performing in Hyde Park on the same bill as The Rolling Stones to an audience of up to 500,000 people.
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