Giles, Giles And Fripp ‎– The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles And Fripp

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Deram ‎– SML 1022
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The Saga Of Rodney Toady
A1 North Meadow
Written-By – P. Giles*
A2 Newly-weds
Written-By – P. Giles*
A3 One In A Million
Written-By – M. Giles*
A4 Call Tomorrow
Written-By – P. Giles*
A5 Digging My Lawn
Written-By – P. Giles*
A6 Little Children
Written-By – Fripp*
A7 The Crukster
Written-By – M. Giles*
A8 Thursday Morning
Arranged By – Ivor RaymondeWritten-By – M. Giles*
Just George
B1 How Do They Know
Written-By – M. Giles*
B2 Elephant Song
Written-By – M. Giles*
B3 The Sun Is Shining
Written-By – M. Giles*
B4 Suite No. 1
Written-By – Fripp*
B5 Erudite Eyes
Written-By – Fripp*

Credits

Notes

Concept album, with a theme for each side. Tracks are interspersed with comments, which together "tell" a story.

Dates of composition:
A - Oct. 1967
A1 - July 1967
A2 - Feb. 1968
A3 - Nov. 1965
A4 - March 1968
A5 - June 1967
A6 - April 1967
A7 - Oct. 1966
A8 - June 1967
B - March 1967
B1 - March 1967
B2 - June 1967
B3 - April 1967
B4 - March 1968
B5 - Feb. 1968

Also available in mono (# DML 1022).

The index tracks titles have a composer credit on the cover. Side A: Fripp and side B: M. Giles.

Catalog on cover (spine & rear only): SML 1022
Catalog on labels: SML 1022 (ZAL 8330 / ZAL 8331)
Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped): ZAL-8330-1W JT
Matrix / Runout (Side B, Stamped): ZAL-8331-1W JT
On labels: upper rim text reads "Made in England by The Decca Record Co. Ltd."
J/T stereo
℗1968 on both labels (on the labels the release year appears at 6 o'clock)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): ZAL 8330
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): ZAL 8331

Other Versions (5 of 33) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GGFCD 120103, GGFCD-120103 Giles, Giles And Fripp The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles And Fripp(CD, Album, Unofficial) King Crimson Family, King Crimson Family GGFCD 120103, GGFCD-120103 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
UICY-75649 Giles, Giles & Fripp* The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles & Fripp(CD, Album, Mono, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Deram UICY-75649 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
TAKRL 1948 Giles, Giles And Fripp The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles And Fripp(LP, Album, RE, Unofficial) The Amazing Kornyfone Record Label TAKRL 1948 US Unknown Sell This Version
GGFCD 120103, GGFRCD 120103 Giles, Giles And Fripp The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles And Fripp(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Vox Humana Ricordi, Vox Humana Ricordi GGFCD 120103, GGFRCD 120103 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
L20P 1066 Giles, Giles And Fripp The Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles & Fripp(LP, Album, RE) London Records L20P 1066 Japan 1982 Sell This Version

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October 18, 2017
Psychedelic Syd Barrettesque gibberish! Thank god Fripp redeemed himself by forming King Crimson! Hurrah !