King Crimson

In 1969, Greg Lake joined Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Peter Sinfield, and Ian McDonald to form King Crimson – generally regarded as the founding fathers of progressive rock.

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The King Crimson Story

>> Giles, Giles, and Fripp – before King Crimson
>> Greg Lake on King Crimson
>> A King Crimson Biography

A review of The Nice and King Crimson, MELODY MAKER, 1969

Ian McDonald on KC’s US Tour, MELODY MAKER, 1969 Article

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Folks perusing KC in the shop window:

Browsing for KC
Fripp and Lake in-studio during the recording of “In the Wake of Poseidon”:

Lake and Fripp
Lake and Fripp recording “Wake”:

Lake and Fripp
Rare shot of Greg onstage with King Crimson:

Onstage with KC
At the Hyde Park show with the Rolling Stones, 1969:

Greg onstage in London's Hyde Park
Hyde Park, London, 1969:

Greg sings in Hyde Park

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Ads & Reviews

“In the Wake of Poseidon” Ad, courtesy of Mick Capewell of Marmalade Skies website:

Thanks, Mick!
“What Pete Townshend Thinks About King Crimson” Rolling Stone blurb from 1969:

Thanks, Wayne!
P.P. Arnold’s “Blind Date,” Melody Maker, Aug. 15, 1970:

P.P. Arnold reviews KC
Another King Crimson review:

KC Review
“Cat Food” single review:

KC Review
“In the Wake of Poseidon” Ad,Melody Maker, Oct. 25, 1969:

'In the Wake of Poseidon' comments
A gallery of King Crimson ads, Melody Maker:

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A gallery of King Crimson articles, Melody Maker:

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Peter Sinfield

Pete Sinfield Interview from Melody Maker, 12/15/73 – click to read

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“It’s been a while since I have seen [this pic]! A favourite from a series taken at my one and only London concert at Saddlers Wells Theatre, where I was supporting FM…”    Read More

Lake and Sinfield on stage
Peter Sinfield’s Official Website

Song Soup on Sea
Pete Sinfield on Greg Lake:

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