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Robert Fripp: Retiring Fripp

Jon Tiven, International Musician & Recording World, June 1975

Fripp's King Crimson brought a new meaning to the word "tight". For a short time the band represented a pinnacle of British rock achievement. Since then Robert Fripp has been through several bands, most looser than the first. Now Fripp's had enough. He's provisionally playing a London date in June, but he's had enough. Where will the quiet genius go? Our U.S. correspondent Jon Tiven dared ask the question.

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