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Robert Fripp

g, *1946 GB, Wimborne Minster
Singer / Musician / Composer / Producer of Rock
A.k.a. Bobby Willcox

Robert Fripp is best known as a founder and continuing member of King Crimson; from the debut album "In The Court Of The Crimson King" in 1969, through to the most recent full length "The Power To Believe". His career to date celebrates over 30 years as a professional musician and 40 years as a guitarist. Also well known for the development of Frippertronics and Soundscapes, a method of "making a lot of noise with one guitar" through the use of tape / digital delay, rack-mount synthesizer units, and other effects. He also owns and operates his own record label Discipline Global Mobile which specializes in re-releases of King Crimson material, as well as side projects from many of the rotating KC members, himself included. Born 16-05-1946 in Wimborne, Dorset, United Kingdom. Fripp married Toyah Willcox in 1986

  • Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Synthesizer
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric piano
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Wind On Wind on Evening Star by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
Evensong on Evening Star by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
Evening Star on Evening Star by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
Wind On Water on Evening Star by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
North Star - First Edition: Original 1979 Release on Exposure by Robert Fripp
The Heavenly Music Corporation I on No Pussyfooting by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
Here Comes The Flood - First Edition: Original 1979 Release on Exposure by Robert Fripp
The Heavenly Music Corporation III on No Pussyfooting by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
As Snow Falls on Thread by Robert Fripp & Theo Travis
The Heavenly Music Corporation II on No Pussyfooting by Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Starless StarlightDavid Cross, Robert Fripp2015Album
May 17, 1979 - Malmen Club, Stockholm, SwedenRobert Fripp2012Album
Teatro Independencia, Mendoza, Argentinia - June 2, 2007Robert Fripp And The League Of Crafty Guitarists2012Album
Washington Square Church, New York, NY, July 27, 1981Robert Fripp2012Album
Soundscapes; Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico - November 30, 2004Robert Fripp2012Album
The Wine Of SilenceRobert Fripp2012Album
Spiral Out: Live In Los Angeles 2001Tool Features Robert Fripp2012Album
D.G.G Offices, Hamburg, Germany - May 28, 1979Robert Fripp2012Single
16 December 1977Robert Fripp2011Album
Chiesa Santa Maria Della Pace Sassoferrato, Ancona, Italy (26 March 2010)Robert Fripp And The Orchestra Of Crafty Guitarists2011Album
18 January 1978Robert Fripp2011Album
Washington Square Church, New York, NY, July 29, 1981Robert Fripp2011Album
Soundscapes, Sunrise Musical Theatre, Miami FL - October 16, 1997Robert Fripp2011Album
A Scarcity Of Miracles (Radio Edit)Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp And Mel Collins2011Album
A Scarcity Of Miracles (A King Crimson ProjeKct)Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp And Mel Collins2011Album
18 July 1985Robert Fripp2010Single
Soundscapes: Pac Art Centre, Holmdel, NJ June 21, 1997Robert Fripp2010Album
Soundscapes: Somerville Theatre, Boston, MA - June 24, 2005Robert Fripp2009Album
August 5, 1981, Inroads NY, New York, USARobert Fripp2009Album
5 December 1977 DisengageRobert Fripp2009Album
Soundscapes: The Big Chill, Eastnor Castle, UK, August 06, 2005Robert Fripp2008Album
Soundscapes: The Big Chill, Eastnor Castle, UK, August 07, 2005Robert Fripp2008Album
Soundscapes: Glass And BreathRobert Fripp2007Album
At The End Of Time: Churchscapes Live In England & Estonia, 2006Robert Fripp2007Album
January 1, 1980 - Arny's Shack, Poole, Dorset, United KingdomRobert Fripp2007Single
Soundscapes, ND Ateneo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaRobert Fripp2007Single
January 11, 2006 - DGM Soundworld I, Salisbury, Wilts, UKRobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes: March 04, 2006 - Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, MO, USARobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes: St. Peters Church, Newlyn, Cornwall, UK, December 03, 2005Robert Fripp2006Album
July 11, 1979 - Radio Interview At WRAS AtlantaRobert Fripp2006Single
Soundscapes: February 25, 2006 - Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA, USARobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes; Jaani Kirik ,Tartu, Estonia - August 26, 2006Robert Fripp2006Album
January 14, 2006 - Sound Check All Saints Church, Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, UKRobert Fripp2006Album
October 04, 2005 - Revolution Hall, Troy, NY, USARobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes: June 13, 2006 - St. Paul's Cathedral, London, UKRobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes: June 14, 2006 - Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UKRobert Fripp2006Album
Soundscapes; Mud Island Ampitheatre, Memphis TN - Oct 11, 1997Robert Fripp2005Album
Soundscapes: December 08, 2005 - MDH, Manchester, UKRobert Fripp2005Album
Love Cannot Bear (Soundscapes - Live In The USA)Robert Fripp2005Album
Soundscapes: November 30, 2000 - World Financial Centre, New York, New YorkRobert Fripp2005Album
Soundscapes: December 11, 2005 - Junction, Cambridge, UKRobert Fripp2005Album
Level Five / Pie JesuKing Crimson / Robert Fripp2002Compil.
Trance SpiritsSteve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman With Robert Fripp & Momodou Kah2002Album
A Temple In The CloudsJeffrey Fayman & Robert Fripp2000Album
The Repercussions Of Angelic BehaviorWilliam Rieflin / Robert Fripp / Trey Gunn1999Album
The Gates Of ParadiseRobert Fripp1998Album
Pie JesuRobert Fripp1997Album
November Suite: Soundscapes - Live at Green Park Station 1996Robert Fripp1997Album
That Which Passes (1995 Soundscapes - Live Volume 3)Robert Fripp1996Album
1995 Soundscapes LiveRobert Fripp1996Album
Radiophonics (1995 Soundscapes Volume 1 - Live In Argentina)Robert Fripp1996Album
A Blessing Of Tears (1995 Soundscapes Volume Two - Live In California)Robert Fripp1995Album
Cheikha [Unreleased Tracks From The Sidi Mansour Album]Cheikha Rimitti Featuring Robert Fripp and Flea1995Album
Intergalactic Boogie Express - Live In Europe 1991Robert Fripp & The League Of Crafty Guitarists1995Album
1999 (Soundscapes - Live In Argentina)Robert Fripp1994Album
Eleven ImprovisationsRobert Fripp1993Album
Kan-non PowerRobert Fripp1993Album
Careful With That AxeRobert Fripp1992Album
Live IIRobert Fripp And The The League Of Crafty Guitarists1991Album
Live In London 1974 + Paris 1975Brian Eno & Robert Fripp1991Album
Show Of HandsRobert Fripp & The League Of Crafty Guitarists1991Album
Live!Robert Fripp And The League Of Crafty Guitarists1986Album
The Lady Or The Tiger?Toyah & Robert Fripp Featuring The League Of Crafty Guitarists1986Album
Easter Sunday / Non Brewed CondimentRobert Fripp / Allan Holdsworth1986Single
God Save The KingRobert Fripp, The League Of Gentlemen1985Compil.
North StarRobert Fripp1985Single
NetworkRobert Fripp1985Compil.
BewitchedAndy Summers, Robert Fripp1984Album
Andy Summers & Robert Fripp Speak OutAndy Summers & Robert Fripp1984Album
ParadeAndy Summers & Robert Fripp1984Single
UntitledAndy Summers, Robert Fripp1982Album
I Advance MaskedAndy Summers & Robert Fripp1982Album
I Advance MaskedAndy Summers & Robert Fripp1982Album
Your Last Chance To Get LuckyRobert Fripp & The League Of Gentlemen1981Album
Let The Power FallRobert Fripp1981Album
The League Of GentlemenRobert Fripp / The League Of Gentlemen1981Album
The Return Of King CrimsonRobert Fripp1981Compil.
Coast To Coast 1979 Tour CollectionRobert Fripp1981Album
Dislocated / 1984 (January 13th-May 16th)The League Of Gentlemen / Robert Fripp1981Single
The League Of GentlemenRobert Fripp1981Album
God Save The Queen / Under Heavy MannersRobert Fripp1980Album
Heptaparaparshinokh / MarriagemuzicThe League Of Gentlemen / Robert Fripp1980Single
Under Heavy MannersRobert Fripp1980Single
Peter Gabriel At The Roxy 4/9/77Peter Gabriel With Robert Fripp / Steve Hunter / Larry Fast1979Album
ExposureRobert Fripp1979Album
North StarRobert Fripp1979Album
Four From ExposureRobert Fripp1979Album
Silent NightRobert Fripp1979Single
Pleasures In PiecesRobert Fripp1978Album
Music For Fans Vol. 1Brian Eno W. Robert Fripp1978Album
Electronic HitsBrian Eno & Robert FrippCompil.
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