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3.69 | 31 ratings | 2 reviews | 23% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
prog rock music collection

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Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc 1
1. Cirkus
2. Pictures Of A City
3. Sailor's Tale
4. The Letters
5. Lady Of The Dancing Water
6. Cadence And Cascade
Disc 2
1. Get Thy Bearings
2. In The Court of The Crimson King
3. Ladies Of The Road
4. 21st Century Schizoid Man
5. Mars

Line-up / Musicians

Boz Burrell - Bass, Lead Vocals
Mel Collins - Flute, Sax, Mellotron
Robert Fripp - Guitar, Mellotron
Ian Wallace - Drums, Vocals
Peter Sinfield - Words, Sounds & Visions

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Produced by David Singleton and Alex R Mundy on behalf of King Crimson & The King Crimson Collectors' Club

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KING CRIMSON Live At Plymouth, May 1971 ratings distribution

(31 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(23%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
Good, but non-essential (26%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)

KING CRIMSON Live At Plymouth, May 1971 reviews

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Review by Evolver
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Crossover & JR/F/Canterbury Teams
3 stars If only I could get past the sound quality, I could enjoy this much more. The performance is great. Mel Collons really steals the show. And where else can you hear live versions of Cirkus, Cadence And Cascade and Cat Food? But the recording renders the bass into an indeterminate rumble through most of the songs. Ah well, at least we have the recordings, raising my opinion again of what I thought was the worst King Crimson lineup.

They play relatively few of the songs from Islands. Only A Sailor's Tale, The Letter, and an even more bluesy, smoky version of Ladies Of The Road. The rest of the set comes from Crimson's first three albums, plus Get Thy Bearings and Mars. And Collins once again proves that he was one of the best reed players ever in prog.

Three stars, only because of the sound quality.

Latest members reviews

5 stars And this is marvellous concert. Recently I've been listening to all concerts from this line- up and I think they're really great. This incarnation of KC played was very jazzy on-stage (much more than on "Islands" album) and generally I start to think that it was more interesting version of Crim ... (read more)

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