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2.91 | 36 ratings | 2 reviews | 23% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Live, released in 1991

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Pictures of a City (9:49)
2. Cadence and Cascade (5:06)
3. Groon (15:54)
4. 21st Century Schizoid Man (9:31)
5. Band Introduction (spoken) (1:14)
6. Earthbound (10:13)
7. King Crimson Experiment (3:29)
8. Sailor's Tale (6:05)
9. Here Comes the Flood (bonus track) (4:12)

Total Time 65:33

Line-up / Musicians

- Robert Fripp / guitars
- Mel Collins / sax, flute
- Ian Wallace / drums
- Boz / bass, vocals

Releases information

Recorded live at KFML-FM, Denver, CO, March 13, 1972, except
[1] Peter Gabriel at the Bottom Line, NYC, 1978 (RF on lead guitar).

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KING CRIMSON Strange Tales of the Sailors ratings distribution

(36 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(23%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(23%)
Good, but non-essential (29%)
Collectors/fans only (14%)
Poor. Only for completionists (11%)

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1 stars This is quite obviously a bootleg, and a poor one at that. This session is available from the KCCC as Live At Summit Studios 1972. Don't you just hate how bootlegs always have corny, forced, naff titles based on known pieces by the same artist. I suggest that this CD is removed from the site a ... (read more)

Report this review (#809010) | Posted by beebfader | Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Great Performance but Awful Sound! This performance features the 71-72 line up, every song here contains some minutes of worthy and very interesting improvisation...the songs here have a powerful interludes with jazzy taste, some of these are a bit long than the studio versions. First, the ... (read more)

Report this review (#258585) | Posted by squire4001 | Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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