KING CRIMSON ORIGINAL PRESS KIT PHOTO FRIPP LEVIN BELEW

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  • Sold Date: Oct 03, 2011
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YOU ARE BIDDING ON RARE PRESS KIT PHOTO OF BAND KING CRIMSON . THESE WE'RE ONLY GIVEN TO THE LOCAL MEDIA & RADIO STATIONS TO HELP PROMOTE THE BAND OR PROMOTE THE UPCOMING LP BY THE BAND. THESE ARE HIGHLY COLLECTABLE & NOT AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

(1) 8" X 10" BLACK & WHITE GLOSSIE PRESS KIT PHOTO

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If there is one group that embodies progressive rock, it is King Crimson . Led by guitar/Mellotron virtuoso Robert Fripp , during its first five years of existence the band stretched both the language and structure of rock into realms of jazz and classical music, all the while avoiding pop and psychedelic sensibilities; the absence of mainstream compromises and the lack of an overt sense of humor ultimately doomed the group to nothing more than a large cult following, but made their albums among the most enduring and respectable of the prog rock era.
King Crimson originally grew out of the remnants of an unsuccessful trio called Giles, Giles & Fripp . Michael Giles (drums, vocals), Peter Giles (bass, vocals), and Robert Fripp (guitar) had begun working together in late 1967 after playing in a variety of bands: Fripp 's resume included tenures with the League of Gentlemen and the Majestic Dance Orchestra, while the Giles brothers had played with Trendsetters,
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