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3.04 | 21 ratings | 2 reviews | 19% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

- November 21, 1969:
1. The Court of the Crimson King (fragment)
2. A Man a City
3. Epitaph
4. 21st Century Schizoid Man
- November 22, 1969:
5. The Court of the Crimson King (fragment)
6. A Man a City
7. Epitaph
8. 21st Century Schizoid Man

Line-up / Musicians

- Robert Fripp / guitar
- Ian McDonald / flute, saxophone, Mellotron, vocals
- Greg Lake / bass, lead vocals
- Michael Giles / drums, percussion, vocals
- Peter Sinfield / words & illumination

Releases information

Recorded November 21 & 22, 1969
at The Fillmore East, New York City

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KING CRIMSON Live at Fillmore East, November 21 & 22, 1969 ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(19%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (14%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

KING CRIMSON Live at Fillmore East, November 21 & 22, 1969 reviews

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Review by Warthur
3 stars A reasonable-quality live recording from the 1969 version of King Crimson, this presents two essentially identical live sets from their stint at the Fillmore East, during the US tour which would see the demise of this version of the band. The most interesting item here is probably A Man, A City, which would later become Pictures of a City for the In the Wake of Poseidon album. The sound quality is decent - in line with other albums recorded at the Fillmore during this time period - but the fact that this is a brief set played through twice means that you'll probably end up only listening to half of this lot at any particular time. Three and a half stars.

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2 stars From all releases of the first lineup, be sure to pick this as the last one. It contains two fallowing gigs from November 21&22, 1969. The sound quality is quite good and the performances are decent. So why the low rating? First of all, the track listing of those two gigs is exactly the same a ... (read more)

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