On March 29, 1974.

Starless

On March 29, 1974, “Island” label released “Starless and Bible Black”, the sixth King Crimson album. Part of the album was recorded live in October and November 1973, at “Apollo Theatre” in Glasgow, “Volkshaus” in Zürich, and “Concertgebouw” in Amsterdam, and in January 1974, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford and David Cross.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp– guitar, mellotron, devices, electric piano
  • John Wetton– vocals, bass
  • Bill Bruford– drums, percussion
  • David Cross– violin, viola, mellotron, electric piano
  • George Chkiantz– engineer
  • Peter Henderson – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. The Great Deceiver – John Wetton, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer – James
  2. Lament – John Wetton, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer – James
  3. We’ll Let You Know – David Cross, Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford
  4. The Night Watch – John Wetton, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer – James
  5. Trio – David Cross, Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford
  6. The Mincer – David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard Palmer – James, John Wetton, Bill Bruford
  7. Starless and Bible Black – David Cross, Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford
  8. Fracture

 

One thought on “On March 29, 1974.”

  1. To be annoyingly accurate, this is Crimson’s 6th STUDIO album. Also more than half was recorded live at the Concertgebouw – the full gig is on their “Night Watch” double CD, which is rather good!

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