King Crimson vs. King Curtis

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Bill Bruford vs. Bernard Purdie??

Jordan (Jordan), Thursday, 12 February 2004 15:39 (seventeen years ago) link

vs King Diamond?

cutty (mcutt), Thursday, 12 February 2004 15:58 (seventeen years ago) link

King Curtis: "Home Cookin'"
King Crimson: "Cat Food"

King Curtis: one-woman man (Aretha)
Robert Fripp: menage a quatre (The Roches)

King Curtis: The Three Suns
King Crimson: "Three of a Perfect Pair"

Nom De Plume (Nom De Plume), Thursday, 12 February 2004 15:59 (seventeen years ago) link

King Curtis: wrote songs about having soul
King Diamond: wrote songs about stealing people's souls
King Crimson's Robert Fripp: has no soul (j/k)

Jordan (Jordan), Thursday, 12 February 2004 16:08 (seventeen years ago) link

King Vitamin: Better than Cap'n'Crunch because it doesn't cut your mouth, plus its way cheaper :)

pete from the street, Thursday, 12 February 2004 16:20 (seventeen years ago) link

King Tubby to thread, B.B. King away from thread please.

Jordan (Jordan), Thursday, 12 February 2004 16:23 (seventeen years ago) link

Freddie, B.B., and Albert King walk into a bar. Alan King is bartending, and so is Larry... King Crimson is playing on the jukebox, while King Tubby busts a rhyme over "Larks Toungues in Aspic" ("A-beedley-beedley-bung, beedley-beedley-beedley-boy..." oh, maybe that was Yellow Man)... Anyway, a carriage horse from Lake George (coincidentally named "King") walks into the bar, sits down, and orders a drink (water on the rocks). Alan King says: "No problem, but why the long face?"

Noblio, Thursday, 12 February 2004 20:24 (seventeen years ago) link

Purdie over Bruford any day, every day, in every way. Bruford knows not how to groove. Purdie oozes groove. Bruford can't keep a consistent tempo throughout the course of one single song.
But Fripp can be hip when thrown into the correct mix. Yet with Crimso, he comes across as uber-nerd attempting to please his egghead fans.

bahtology, Friday, 13 February 2004 00:10 (seventeen years ago) link

Well, I'd say that's because Brewford would rather fuck with superimposing other tempos than playing it straight, which is cool. His time is fine, and his jazz playing swings. But yeah, when it comes to the groove, Bernard Purdie is Bernard fucking Purdie.

Jordan (Jordan), Friday, 13 February 2004 04:14 (seventeen years ago) link

Roger Taylor hit higher notes than either

dave q, Friday, 13 February 2004 12:04 (seventeen years ago) link

one year passes...
King, where are your big crown now?

Ken L (Ken L), Saturday, 19 March 2005 03:34 (sixteen years ago) link

It would have been fun to hear Lee Dorsey cover Crimson's "Easy Money" with Purdie on drums.

edd s hurt (ddduncan), Saturday, 19 March 2005 18:06 (sixteen years ago) link

six years pass...

This is the only King Curtis thread

ILX0R you hurt my heart

If Assholes Could Fly This Place Would Be An Airport, Thursday, 9 June 2011 16:26 (ten years ago) link

ten years pass...

King Crimson v King Harvest

making splashes at Dan Flashes (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 20 July 2021 04:06 (one week ago) link

King Kong vs Donkey Dick Dale

Z_TBD (Karl Malone), Tuesday, 20 July 2021 04:24 (one week ago) link

King Crimson

Z_TBD (Karl Malone), Tuesday, 20 July 2021 04:24 (one week ago) link

give me this all day, every day, any day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Loy55z4GpA

things repeat forever and there never is a remedy (Austin), Tuesday, 20 July 2021 16:52 (one week ago) link

King Curtis could have enlivened King Crimson's Earthbound album.

Halfway there but for you, Tuesday, 20 July 2021 16:58 (one week ago) link


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