King Crimson

King Crimson are an English rock band, active at multiple intervals since 1969. The original lineup of guitarist Robert Fripp, bassist–singer Greg Lake, reedist–keyboardist Ian McDonald, and drummer Michael Giles made one album, In the Court of the Crimson King, the catalyst for symphonic-rock. When Lake departed for Emerson Lake & Palmer and McDonald and […]

Centipede

Centipede was an English avant-garde jazz big-band led by pianist Keith Tippett for the 1971 RCA/Neon double-album Septober Energy, comprised of a title-sake improvisation split across four sides. It was produced by Robert Fripp shortly after Tippet’s involvement with the 1970 King Crimson albums In the Wake of Poseidon and Lizard. The 50+ ensemble featured […]

Chapman-Whitney ‎– Streetwalkers (1974)

Streetwalkers is a collaborative effort between Family alumni Roger Chapman and John Charlie Whitney, released in 1974 on Reprise. The title inspired the name of the pair’s subsequent band, which would ultimately release three albums between 1975 and 1977 on Vertigo/Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Parisienne High Heels” (4:04) A2. “Roxianna” (3:46) A3. “Systematic Stealth” (2:24) A4. […]