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Poll Question: Select Your Favorite King Crimson Members (Multiple Selection Poll)
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
49 [19.37%]
33 [13.04%]
6 [2.37%]
13 [5.14%]
8 [3.16%]
1 [0.40%]
3 [1.19%]
1 [0.40%]
3 [1.19%]
2 [0.79%]
4 [1.58%]
18 [7.11%]
46 [18.18%]
5 [1.98%]
6 [2.37%]
1 [0.40%]
15 [5.93%]
27 [10.67%]
6 [2.37%]
6 [2.37%]
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    Posted: April 10 2013 at 19:41
Over the history of King Crimson, there have been 18 musicians and 2 lyricists considered "official" members of the band.  This poll is to determine the most highly regarded members of King Crimson in the PA community.  This is a multiple vote poll, so choose members you think made the most important contributions to the worldwide phenomenon we all know, love, and occasionally fear, the band called, "King Crimson".
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I'll pick my top 5;

1.Robert Fripp
2.Bill Bruford
3.Adrian Belew
4.Greg Cake
5.Jaime Muir
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1. Fripp
2. Haskell
3. Lake
4. Wetton

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote twosteves Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2013 at 20:50
Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

I'll pick my top 5;

1.Robert Fripp
2.Bill Bruford
3.Adrian Belew
4.Greg Cake
5.Jaime Muir

Greg Cake was an unexpected but delicious choice.LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2013 at 20:51
^ Ho-ho-ho. LOL

Bob (because I felt like voting for him), Bill (same reason), John (same reason, duh!), Mel (same reason, duh!), the two Ians (one an amazing highflautin hella, one a Censoreded-up drummer), Dave, Belew, and Lenin.

Edited by Dayvenkirq - April 10 2013 at 20:53
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1. Fripp  2. Ian McDonald  3. Michael Giles  4. John Wetton  4. Adrian Belew  5. Tony Levin  6. Greg Lake
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2013 at 22:31
Fripp
Lake
McDonald
Wetton
Bruford
 
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Why so little love for Adrian Belew so far. Great guitarist, vocalist and lyricist and primarily responsible for their resurgence in the 80's and beyond.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2013 at 00:03
Fripp
Bruford
Levin
Belew
M Giles
J Muir
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2013 at 00:05
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Why so little love for Adrian Belew so far. Great guitarist, vocalist and lyricist and primarily responsible for their resurgence in the 80's and beyond.
You forgot "a knowledgeable experimenter/on-spot 'sound engineer' ". Check out this amazing instructional video featuring him:




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1. Greg Lake
2. Bill Bruford
3. Tony Levin



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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

^ Ho-ho-ho. LOL

Bob (because I felt like voting for him), Bill (same reason), John (same reason, duh!), Mel (same reason, duh!), the two Ians (one an amazing highflautin hella, one a Censoreded-up drummer), Dave, Belew, and Lenin.

Wow, Greg Cake and Lenin both in KC !  LOL
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Fripp 'n Bill.
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Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

I'll pick my top 5;

1.Robert Fripp
2.Bill Bruford
3.Adrian Belew
4.Greg Cake
5.Jaime Muir

Greg Cake and Robert Tripe ?LOL
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Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Why so little love for Adrian Belew so far. Great guitarist, vocalist and lyricist and primarily responsible for their resurgence in the 80's and beyond.

I vote for him---overall like 80's KC more than 70's know I am in minority. That live 80's concert of them is amazing.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2013 at 14:49

Just curious but am I the only one who finds Belew's vocals and guitar playing annoying at times...?

 

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Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

Just curious but am I the only one who finds Belew's vocals and guitar playing annoying at times...?


No...you're not the only one...though I can't say I ever find his guitar playing annoying, just his vocals.  I remember reading a KC review in the mid 80's and the reviewer hit it on the head for me.  He said AB was a poor man's David Byrne and that he tries too hard to be "weird".  
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Michael Giles; absolutely underrated and totally essential to that crucial band. No version after that was ever the same.
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Michael Giles - a hugely musical drummer.  I can spend hours just concentrating on his playing, always finding some new facets and flourishes throughout. 
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