King Crimson ‎– The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson

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Island Records ‎– 89 497 XCT, Island Records ‎– 89 495 XT, Island Records ‎– 89 496 XT, Island Records ‎– 89 497 XDT
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A1 Epitaph
Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals – Greg LakeDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Michael GilesEngineer – Robin ThompsonGuitar – Robert FrippLyrics By, Other [Illumination] – Peter SinfieldProducer – King CrimsonWoodwind, Keyboards, Mellotron, Vocals – Ian McDonaldWritten-By – Lake*, McDonald*, Giles*, Sinfield*, Fripp*
8:52
A2 Cadence & Cascade
Bass Guitar – Peter GilesDrums – Michael GilesEngineer – Robin ThompsonFlute – Mel CollinsGuitar, Celesta, Other [Devices], Producer, Directed By – Robert FrippLyrics By, Producer, Directed By – Peter SinfieldPiano – Keith Tippet*Vocals – Gordon HaskellWritten-By – Sinfield*, Fripp*
3:36
A3 Ladies Of The Road
Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals – Boz*Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Ian WallaceEngineer – Andy Hendrikson*Guitar, Mellotron – Robert FrippLyrics By, Other [Sounds & Visions] – Peter SinfieldProducer – King CrimsonSaxophone, Vocals – Mel CollinsWritten-By – Sinfield*, Fripp*
5:27
A4 I Talk To The Wind (Previously Unreleased Version)
Acoustic Guitar, Flute, Clarinet, Vocals – Ian McDonaldBass Guitar, Recorded By – Peter GilesDrums – Michael GilesElectric Guitar – Robert FrippVocals – Judy DybleWritten-By – McDonald*, Sinfield*
3:15
B1 Red
Bass Guitar – John WettonEngineer – George ChkiantzGuitar – Robert FrippPercussion – William Bruford*Producer – King CrimsonWritten-By – Fripp*
6:18
B2 Starless
Bass Guitar, Voice – John WettonEngineer – George ChkiantzGuitar, Mellotron – Robert FrippOboe – Robin MillerPercussion – William Bruford*Producer – King CrimsonSaxophone [Alto] – Ian McDonaldSaxophone [Soprano] – Mel CollinsWritten-By – Bruford*, Cross*, Palmer-James*, Fripp*
12:17
C1 The Night Watch
Bass Guitar, Voice – John WettonGuitar, Mellotron, Harmonium [Pedal] – Robert FrippPercussion – William Bruford*Violin – David CrossWritten-By – Wetton*, Palmer-James*, Fripp*
4:38
C2 Book Of Saturday
Bass Guitar, Vocals – John WettonEngineer – Andy Hendrikson*Guitar – Robert FrippProducer – King CrimsonViolin – David CrossWritten-By – Wetton*, Palmer-James*, Fripp*
2:52
C3 Peace - A Theme
Guitar – Robert FrippWritten-By – Fripp*
1:14
C4 Cat Food
Bass Guitar – Peter GilesDrums – Michael GilesGuitar, Other [Devices] – Robert FrippPiano – Keith Tippet*Vocals – Greg LakeWritten-By – McDonald*, Sinfield*, Fripp*
2:43
C5 Groon
Bass Guitar – Peter GilesDrums – Michael GilesEngineer – Robin ThompsonGuitar, Producer, Directed By – Robert FrippProducer, Directed By – Peter SinfieldWritten-By – Fripp*
3:30
C6 Coda From Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part 1)
Bass Guitar – John WettonDrums, Voice – William Bruford*Guitar – Robert FrippPercussion, Voice – Jamie MuirViolin, Voice – David CrossWritten-By – Bruford*, Cross*, Muir*, Wetton*, Fripp*
2:09
D1 Moonchild
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Greg LakeDrums, Percussion – Michael GilesGuitar – Robert FrippMellotron, Percussion [Tuned] – Ian McDonaldWritten-By – Lake*, McDonald*, Giles*, Sinfield*, Fripp*
2:24
D2 Trio
Bass Guitar – John WettonMellotron – Robert FrippProducer – King CrimsonViolin – David CrossWritten-By – Bruford*, Cross*, Wetton*, Fripp*
5:36
D3 In The Court Of The Crimson King
Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals – Greg LakeDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Michael GilesFlute, Keyboards, Mellotron, Vocals – Ian McDonaldGuitar – Robert FrippLyrics By, Other [Illumination] – Peter SinfieldWritten-By – McDonald*, Sinfield*
9:21

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A personal selection compiled by Robert Fripp for EG Records

20pages booklet included

Track A1 produced at Wessex Sound Studios, London; from "In The Court Of The Crimson King"
Track A2 produced & directed at Wessex Sound Studios, London; from "In The Wake Of Poseidon"
Track A3 produced at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London; from "Islands"
Track A4 recorded in the front room at 93a Brondesbury Road, London NW6 during July 1968 on an old second-hand Revox
Track B1 produced at Olympic Sound Studios; from "Red"
Track B2 from "Red"
Track C1 from "Starless And Bible Black"
Track C2 produced at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London; from "Larks' Tongues In Aspic"
Track C3 from "In The Wake Of Poseidon"
Track C4 from "In The Wake Of Poseidon"
Track C5 produced & directed at Wessex Sound Studios; released as a single with 'Cat Food' in March 1970
Track C6 from "Larks' Tongues In Aspic"
Track D1 from "In The Court Of The Crimson King"
Track D2 produced at Olympic Sound Studios, recorded live at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Track D3 from "In The Court Of The Crimson King"

℗ 1975 Island Records Ltd.

Cat# on spine: 89 497 XDT
Cat# on back cover (glued on): 89 497 XCT
Cat# on disc 1: 89 495 XT
Cat# on disc 2: 89 496 XT

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, label): S 89495 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, label): S 89495 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, label): S 89496 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, label): S 89496 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, stamped): S 89495 A-1 76 Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, stamped): S 89496 B-1 76 Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, runout, stamped): S 89496 A-1 76 Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, runout, stamped): S 89496 B-1 76 Made in Germany
  • Rights Society: GEMA

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ISLD 7 King Crimson The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson(2xLP, Comp) Island Records ISLD 7 UK 1975 Sell This Version
EGKC 10 King Crimson The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson(2xLP, Comp, RE) EG EGKC 10 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
ZC1D 107 King Crimson The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson(Cass, Comp) Island Records ZC1D 107 UK 1975 Sell This Version
LSI 75031/2, ISLD 7 King Crimson The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson(2xLP, Comp) Jugoton, Island Records LSI 75031/2, ISLD 7 Yugoslavia 1976 Sell This Version
P-5532~3A King Crimson The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson(2xLP, Comp, Promo, W/Lbl, Gat) Atlantic P-5532~3A Japan 1976 Sell This Version

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