“Tour” Guide: Robert Fripp’s Music For Quiet Moments

Quiet Moments of my musical life, expressed in Soundscapes, are deeply personal; yet utterly impersonal: they address the concerns we share within our common humanity.Robert Fripp quoted for the Music For Quiet Moments project. Retrieved from here. Musicians responded to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways. With concerts cancelled for the majority … Continue reading “Tour” Guide: Robert Fripp’s Music For Quiet Moments

On This Day (May 16)…Happy Birthday, Robert Fripp!

The guitarist Robert Fripp was born on this day in 1946 in Wimbourne Minster, a small town in Dorset, England. Retrieved from here. Starting out as a young guitarist in the Bournemouth area, Fripp has gone on to be the sole consistent member of King Crimson, taking them through countess iterations of music. The only … Continue reading On This Day (May 16)…Happy Birthday, Robert Fripp!

On this Day (December 14)…Court Adjourned!

King Crimson played their last show in 1969 on this day at the Fillmore West in San Francisco. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. Robert Fripp has separately given the last date as December 16, and it's stated in the official shop that the last concert recorded was on the 16th, but DGM Live … Continue reading On this Day (December 14)…Court Adjourned!

On This Day (December 3)…King Crimson a Go Go

King Crimson performed on this day in 1969 at the Whiskey a Go Go in Los Angeles, California. Newspaper coverage of King Crimson’s Los Angeles dates. Retrieved from here. This concert began a short residency late in King Crimson’s First US tour; they performed at the club once a day from December 3rd to 7th. … Continue reading On This Day (December 3)…King Crimson a Go Go

On This Day (November 22)…King Crimson back at Fillmore East

King Crimson performed on this day in 1969 at Fillmore East in New York City, New York. Robert Fripp's performer pass for King Crimson's time Fillmore East. Retrieved from here. This was the second night in a row that King Crimson performed at the Fillmore East. The band once again shared a bill with Joe … Continue reading On This Day (November 22)…King Crimson back at Fillmore East

On This Day (October 10)…The Crimson King Takes Court

King Crimson released their first album, In The Court of the Crimson King, on this day in 1969. Cover designed by Barry Godber. Retrieved from here. The lineup behind this album consisted of Robert Fripp on guitar, Greg Lake providing vocals and on bass, Michael Giles on drums, Ian McDonald on woodwinds, and Peter Sinfield … Continue reading On This Day (October 10)…The Crimson King Takes Court