Wow. Just wow! There’s something very special going on in this rendition of a track that’s often been a springboard into more speculative musical areas of King Crimson in concert. As Fripp’s solo begins, it’s as though the universe opens up and the music heads out into the darker regions of interstellar space. At around the four minute mark something extra but unsounded makes itself present. Sounds daft I know but listen for yourself. Astonishing.
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TIME
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Easy Money
09:53
Written by Al Walton
Remembering Houston Hall 1981
With the anticipated release of the EP "Heroes " and this version of Easy Money my attention shifted to really give this cut a listen and wow am I blown away. I think back to 1981 at the # day frippertronics seminars at Univ. Of Penna. @ Houston hall where Mr. Fripp said that he kept hearing a voice say play this note and he did, this command kept repeating itself over and over again.(see notes in 1981 tour) This solo is amazing and after 10 listens I still hear something new. In my opinion this needs immediate attention for any serious crimhead. Check out the Houston Hall recordings too!
Written by Orn Orrason
Easy Money
Good version, loose and exploring the other world. I never get enough of Easy money. Perhaps the drummers should listen better to the song since they almost destroy the song at the end
Written by Jeremie FRIEZ
13 years of patience condensed in 3 hours of live music...
Well here we are.... I know I'm only 29 but I discovered "In The Court of the Crimson King" thirteen years ago... 21st Century Schizoid Man made me totally crazy but I didn't know what was going to happen with the following songs.... And albums... I'll be honest, I love pretty much all King Crimson eras but...... I've always been touched directly by the few ones between '69 and '74... I thought I would never see King Crimson live in my life(Worse, I didn't even expect to be able to experience this very repertoire from the band with the right instrumentation AND with new arrangements). I couldn't make it to the last tour because I wasn't in France... So I'd like to thank Sir Robert Fripp for giving us that very gift, you and band gave us that night. The Crimson King, yourself and your guitar craft aphorism had so much influence on me, on my musical concepts and on my way to compose my own music. For all that THANK YOU! I wish I could shake your hand and directly tell you how much we need your music and philosophy. Anyway, thank you and thank to the whole band for this amazing show, performance, for these new arrangements, these three drums and drummers, for letting me experience Starless(Man... That blue lights progressively turning to that "Hard" red light during the tensed part... It was just perfect!!) and most of my favourite songs. I'll keep that very concert in mind until my last breath. Best wishes, Hope to see you again on the road(Maybe next year...?) Jeremie. (ps: Can't wait to get (at least) a track from that night...)
Written by Michael
Bamboozled and Awestruck
That was seriously the best concert I've seen this century! Speechless, bamboozled, amazed, and utterly blown away. The smile says it all. And, where else do you go for a meal of oysters and calf livers after a gig at 01:00AM..?!

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Saturday 3rd. December, 2016 12.40Hotel It Aspires To Be Posh, Paris.Rising 07.30. Down to the posh-trough with morning reflecting, listening and set-listing…   I II   From Jakko…In an unlikely and uncharacteristic moveI have changed my room!!!!Not because it was about a 1/2 mile walk from the nearest liftOr that the endless corridors made me feel like I was in 'the shining'NoMy room smelledMusty and damp likeAnd I couldn't stand itIt was like a Squat I visited onceOr an old churchI'm now in room 4029Which is slightly betterJakko is honouring a convention established by Crimson Brother Bill Rieflin, who has changed more hotel rooms than any other touring player of my acquaintance.Back in the room, a Skypey with T – yippee! Practising and computerising....
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