King Crimson Live at Summit Studios

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Live at Summit Studios
Live album by
ReleasedFebruary 2000
Recorded12 March 1972
GenreProgressive rock
LabelDiscipline Global Mobile
ProducerDavid Singleton and Robert Fripp

King Crimson Live at Summit Studios is a live album of radio session recordings by the band King Crimson, released by the Discipline Global Mobile label through the King Crimson Collectors' Club[1] in February 2000. The album was recorded at Summit Studios, Denver, Colorado, United States, 12 March 1972. The performance was notable for the absence of the band's trademark Mellotron, resulting in an unusual setlist and the inclusion of two lengthy collective improvisations.

The liner notes to Live at Summit Studios were written by drummer Ian Wallace,[2] who discusses the Denver show and chronicles his involvement with King Crimson throughout 1971 and 1972.

It was later re-released on a DVD Audio win the 40th Anniversary Edition of the live album Earthbound.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pictures of a City" (Robert Fripp, Peter Sinfield) - 9:38
  2. "Cadence and Cascade" (Fripp, Sinfield) - 4:46
  3. "Groon" (Fripp) - 13:49
  4. "21st Century Schizoid Man" (Fripp, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Michael Giles, Sinfield) - 10:10
  5. "Summit Going On" (Fripp, Mel Collins, Boz Burrell, Ian Wallace) - 11:39
  6. "My Hobby" (Wallace) - 1:31
  7. "Sailor's Tale" (Fripp) - 6:52
  8. "The Creator Has a Master Plan" (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas), including "Summit and Something Else" (Fripp, Collins, Burrell, Wallace) - 15:26

Personnel[edit]

Produced by Robert Fripp and David Singleton.

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