Happy Birthday Robert Fripp. ‘King Robert’

This day (May 16 , 1946), in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, is born Robert Fripp an English guitarist.


Digest Tracklist :

w/ The Orchestra Of Crafty Guitarists Vi – Chords Circulations (2013) . Robert Fripp String Quintet – Kan Non Power (2009) . w/ The Humans – These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ . King Crimson – Heroes (2000) . w/ David Sylvian – Blinding Light Of Heaven (1993) . w/- Steve VaiJoe Satriani G3 Live Argentina . King Crimson – Larks’ Tongues In Aspic Part II – Live In Frejus 1982 . w/ Andy Summers – I Advance Masked (1982) . Frippertronics Demonstration ’79 . King Crimson – Starless (Live – Melody French Tv – 1974) . Careful With That Axe – Part 1 . Careful With That Axe – Part 2 . Careful With That Axe – Part 3 . Careful With That Axe – Part 4 .


David Bowie ‘s ‘Heroes’ is his twelfth studio album featuring Robert Fripp, Brian Eno, etc and released on October 14, 1977 by RCA Records. >>

Brian Eno ‘s ‘Another Green World’ is his third studio album featuring Robert Fripp, Phil Collins and John Cale as guests and released in September 1975 by Island Records . >>


[1996] and tomorrow night, a progrock supergroup gathering Steve Hackett (g – ex Genesis), John Wetton (b – ex-King Crimson, UK and Asia), Chester Thompson (d, ex- Weather Report, Frank Zappa and Genesis), Ian McDonald (s, ex- King Crimson and Foreigner) and Julian Colbeck (kb) is at Koseinenkin Hall in Tokyo, Japan >> 122 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1973] British band King Crimson – that is Robert Fripp (g), John Wetton (b, voc), David Cross (viol, mellotron) & Bill Bruford (d, perc) – will be on stage at Wollman Memorial Rink in New-York City >> 12 MINUTES >>

[2002] King Crimson – that is Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn & Pat Mastelotto at Kouseinenkin Kaikan in Tokyo >> 98 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] The Claypool Lennon Delirium – that is Les Claypool from Primus and Sean Lennon (son of John) and others – will cover songs by King Crimson, Yes, Primus and more at The Fillmore, Philadephia, PA >> 113 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] David Sylvian, Robert Fripp and Trey Gunn share the stage at Teatro Astra in Bassano del Grappa, Italy >> 11 MINUTES >>


Wikipedia : This day (May 16 , 1946), in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, is born Robert Fripp an English guitarist.

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@allmusic : While that band recorded and performed, he also led a new band which borrowed its name from his first group, the League of Gentlemen. After releasing three albums, the new version of King Crimson broke up in 1984; the League of Gentlemen split soon afterward.

@last.fm : Fripp began playing guitar at the age of eleven. He says he was tone-deaf with no sense of rhythm when he started. His comment on dealing with the obstacle is “Music so wishes to be heard that it sometimes calls on unlikely characters to give it voice”.

@Discogs : Also well known for the development of Frippertronics and Soundscapes, a method of making a lot of noise with one guitar through the use of tape / digital delay, rack-mount synthesizer units, and other effects. He also owns and operates his own record label Discipline Global Mobile which specializes in re-releases of King Crimson material, as well as side projects from many of the rotating KC members, himself included.




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