Progressive Ears Presents
ROBERT FRIPP - FROM CRIMSON KING TO CRAFTY MASTER
by Eric Tamm

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

Preface

Chapter One: The Man, the Musician
        Robert Fripp the Person
        Fripp the Professional Musician: Career Overview

Chapter Two: The Guitarist and the Practice of Music
        Fripp the Guitarist
        Paradoxes of Process and Performance

Chapter Three: Fripp the Listener
        The Agony of Rock
        Taking on the Classics

Chapter Four: King Crimson I
        Beginnings: Working Up a Red Head of Steam
        Giles, Giles and Fripp
        The Genesis of King Crimson I
        "In the Court of the Crimson King"
        King Crimson I Live

Chapter Five: King Crimson II
        "In the Wake of Poseidon" and "Lizard"
        "Islands" and "Earthbound"

Chapter Six: King Crimson III and Brian Eno
        The Formation of King Crimson III
        Fripp and Eno
        The "Larks' Tongues" Period
        The "Starless" Period
        The "Red" Period and the Dissolution of King Crimson III

Chapter Seven: Sabbatical
        Gurdjieff
        Bennett
        Fripp at Sherborne

Chapter Eight: Out of Retirement - The Drive to 1981
        With Peter Gabriel
        Living in New York City
        With David Bowie
        With Daryl Hall
        At the Kitchen
        The Drive to 1981
        "Exposure"
        Frippertronics: The Idea, the Tour, and the Recordings
        Discotronics: The Idea and its Realizations
        "Linguotronics": Fripp as Writer

Chapter Nine: King Crimson IV and Andy Summers
        Discipline: The Band
        King Crimson Born Again
        King Crimson IV: The Albums
        With Andy Summers

Chapter Ten: Guitar Craft
        Birth of Guitar Craft
        Elements of Guitar Craft
        My Fripp Trip

Chapter Eleven: Guitar Craft in the World
        Guitar Craft Literature
        Crafties Speak
        The League of Crafty Guitarists
        The League of Crafty Guitarists: Recordings

Chapter Twelve: Objective Art
        Fripp's Musical Legacy
        Fripp as Composer and Improviser
        Priest or Pythagoras
        Objective Art

Notes

Bibliography

Fripp Discography