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Robert Fripp

Robert Fripp
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Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946) is an English guitarist, composer, and record producer. He was ranked 42nd on Rolling Stone magazine's 2003 list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and No. 47 on Gibson.com's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time." He came to fame as the leader and sole constant member of King Crimson.
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King Crimson — Heroes King Crimson — Heroes
(DGM KCEP1001, 2017, CD)
King Crimson — Radical Action (To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind) King Crimson — Radical Action (To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind)
(Discipline KCXPBX5001, 2016, 3CD+BR)
King Crimson — Live in Toronto King Crimson — Live in Toronto
(Discipline DGM5013, 2015/2016, 2CD)
David Cross / Robert Fripp — Starless Starlight David Cross / Robert Fripp — Starless Starlight
(Noisy 007, 2015, CD)
John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1 John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1
(Primary Purpose PP004CD, 2015, 2CD)
Travis & Fripp — Follow Travis & Fripp — Follow
(Panegyric GYRSP1, 2013, CD+DVD)
Travis & Fripp — Discretion Travis & Fripp — Discretion
(Panegyric GYRSP2, 2012, CD)
John Wetton — Raised in Captivity John Wetton — Raised in Captivity
(Frontiers Records FR CD 522, 2011, CD)
Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins — A Scarcity of Miracles Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins — A Scarcity of Miracles
(DGM DGM1101, 2011, CD)
The Humans — Sugar Rush The Humans — Sugar Rush
(Vertical Species HUMCD02, 2011, CD)
Judy Dyble — Talking with Strangers Judy Dyble — Talking with Strangers
(Brilliant Music FXTR CD113, 2009, CD)
Travis & Fripp — Thread Travis & Fripp — Thread
(Panegyric GYRCD001, 2008, CD)
Robert Fripp — At the End of Time: Churchscapes Live in England & Estonia, 2006 Robert Fripp — At the End of Time: Churchscapes Live in England & Estonia, 2006
(DGM DGM0701, 2007, CD)
Fripp & Eno — Beyond Even (aka The Cotswold Gnomes) Fripp & Eno — Beyond Even (aka The Cotswold Gnomes)
(Discipline DGM0702, 2006/2007, 2CD)
Adrian Belew — Side Three Adrian Belew — Side Three
(Sanctuary Records 06076-84777-2, 2006, CD)
Judy Dyble — Spindle Judy Dyble — Spindle
(Talking Elephant TECD084, 2006, CD)
Judy Dyble — The Whorl Judy Dyble — The Whorl
(Talking Elephant TECD094, 2006, CD)
Fripp & Eno — The Equatorial Stars Fripp & Eno — The Equatorial Stars
(Discipline DGM0402, 2004, CD)
King Crimson — The Power to Believe King Crimson — The Power to Believe
(Sanctuary Records 06076-84585-2, 2003, CD)
Trey Gunn — Untune the Sky Trey Gunn — Untune the Sky
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 145, 2003, CD+DVD)
Steve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman — Trance Spirits Steve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman — Trance Spirits
(Projekt 135, 2002, CD)
King Crimson — Level Five King Crimson — Level Five
(Discipline DGM0518, 2001/2008, CD)
John Paul Jones — The Thunderthief John Paul Jones — The Thunderthief
(Discipline DGM0104, 2001, CD)
King Crimsom — Vrooom Vrooom King Crimsom — Vrooom Vrooom
(Discipline DGM0105, 2001, 2CD)
BPM&M — XtraKcts & ArtifaKcts BPM&M — XtraKcts & ArtifaKcts
(Papabear PBCD5, 2001, CD)
King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club
(Discipline DGM0008, 2000, CD)
King Crimson — Heavy Contrukction King Crimson — Heavy Contrukction
(Discipline DGM0013, 2000, 2CD)
Various Artists — Miniatures 2 Various Artists — Miniatures 2
(Cherry Red CD BRED 165, 2000, CD)
Fayman & Fripp — A Temple in the Clouds Fayman & Fripp — A Temple in the Clouds
(Projekt 104, 2000, CD)
Bass Communion — Bass Communion (2) Bass Communion — Bass Communion (2)
(Hidden Art hi-art 4, 1999, 2CD)
Bill Rieflin — Birth of a Giant Bill Rieflin — Birth of a Giant
(First World Music FWD 99.03, 1999, CD)
King Crimson — The ProjeKcts King Crimson — The ProjeKcts
(Discipline DGM9913, 1999, 4CD)
Rieflin Fripp Gunn — The Repercussions of Angelic Behavior Rieflin Fripp Gunn — The Repercussions of Angelic Behavior
(First World Music FWD 99.06, 1999, CD)
David Cross — Exiles David Cross — Exiles
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0146, 1997, CD)
Robert Fripp — The Gates of Paradise Robert Fripp — The Gates of Paradise
(DGM DGM9608, 1997, CD)
Robert Fripp — November Suite: Soundscapes - Live at Green Park Station Robert Fripp — November Suite: Soundscapes - Live at Green Park Station
(DGM DGM9701, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Space Daze 2000 Various Artists — Space Daze 2000
(Cleopatra 1944, 1996, CD)
Ten Seconds — Ten Seconds Ten Seconds — Ten Seconds
(Discipline DGM9603, 1996, CD)
King Crimson — Thrakattak King Crimson — Thrakattak
(Discipline DGM9604, 1996, CD)
No-Man — Flowermix No-Man — Flowermix
(Hidden Art hi-art 2, 1995, CD)
Iona — Journey into the Morn Iona — Journey into the Morn
(ALD 050, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0953, 1995, 2CD)
King Crimson — Thrak King Crimson — Thrak
(Discipline DGM0513, 1995/2005, CD)
John Wetton — Battle Lines John Wetton — Battle Lines
(Eclipse 084-46552, 1994, CD)
Sylvian / Fripp — Damage Sylvian / Fripp — Damage
(Virgin Damage 1, 1994, CD)
No-Man — Flowermouth No-Man — Flowermouth
(Kscope KSCOPE111X, 1994/2005, CD)
Cheika Rimitti — Sidi Mansour Cheika Rimitti — Sidi Mansour
(Absolute ABSOLCD 2, 1994, CD)
King Crimson — Vrooom King Crimson — Vrooom
(Discipline DR 9401 2, 1994, CD)
Iona — Beyond These Shores Iona — Beyond These Shores
(WHAD 1300, 1993, CD)
Robert Fripp String Quintet — The Bridge Between Robert Fripp String Quintet — The Bridge Between
(DGM DR 9303 2, 1993, CD)
David Sylvian & Robert Fripp — The First Day David Sylvian & Robert Fripp — The First Day
(Virgin 0777 7 88208 2 6, 1993, CD)
Brian Eno — Nerve Net Brian Eno — Nerve Net
(Opal 9 45033-2, 1992, CD)
Sunday All over the World — Kneeling at the Shrine Sunday All over the World — Kneeling at the Shrine
(E.G. Records EEG 2101-2, 1991, CD)
Toyah — Ophelia's Shadow Toyah — Ophelia's Shadow
(Veritcal Species VSR002CD, 1991/2003, CD)
David Sylvian — Approaching Silence David Sylvian — Approaching Silence
(Shakti 72438-48177-2-5, 1990/1999, CD)
David Sylvian — Gone to Earth David Sylvian — Gone to Earth
(Virgin V2-86003, 1986, CD)
Toyah & Fripp — The Lady or the Tiger? Toyah & Fripp — The Lady or the Tiger?
(E.G. Records EGED 44, 1986, LP)
King Crimson — Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal 1984 King Crimson — Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal 1984
(Discipline DGM9804, 1984/1998, 2CD)
Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — Bewitched Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — Bewitched
(A&M UICY-9241, 1984/2002, CD)
King Crimson — Three of a Perfect Pair King Crimson — Three of a Perfect Pair
(Discipline DGM0510, 1984/2005, CD)
King Crimson — Beat King Crimson — Beat
(Discipline DGM0509, 1982/2009, CD)
Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — I Advance Masked Andy Summers / Robert Fripp — I Advance Masked
(A&M 7502149132, 1982/2007, CD)
The Roches — Keep on Doing The Roches — Keep on Doing
(Warner Bros 23725-1, 1982, LP)
King Crimson — Discipline King Crimson — Discipline
(Discipline KCSP8, 1981/2011, CD+DVD)
Robert Fripp / The League of Gentlemen — The League of Gentlemen Robert Fripp / The League of Gentlemen — The League of Gentlemen
(E.G. Records EGED 9, 1981, LP)
John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980 John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980
(E.G. Records EGCD 70, 1980/1987, CD)
Various Artists — Miniatures (A Sequence of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited by Morgan-Fisher) Various Artists — Miniatures (A Sequence of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited by Morgan-Fisher)
(Blueprint BP159CD, 1980/1994, CD)
David Bowie — Scary Monsters David Bowie — Scary Monsters
(Parlophone 218956-PRL2, 1980/2014, CD)
The League of Gentlemen — Thrang Thrang Gozinbulx The League of Gentlemen — Thrang Thrang Gozinbulx
(Discipline DGM9602, 1980/1996, CD)
Robert Fripp — Exposure Robert Fripp — Exposure
(Discipline DGM0601, 1979/2006, 2CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4019, 1979, LP)
The Roches — The Roches The Roches — The Roches
(Warner Bros BSK 3298, 1979, LP)
Brian Eno — Music for Films Brian Eno — Music for Films
(Virgin ENOCDX 9, 1978/2009, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4013, 1978, LP)
Brian Eno — Before and After Science Brian Eno — Before and After Science
(Virgin ENOCD 4, 1977/2004, CD)
David Bowie — David Bowie — "Heroes"
(EMI TOCP-70151, 1977/2007, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4006, 1977, LP)
Brian Eno — Another Green World Brian Eno — Another Green World
(Virgin ENOCD 3, 1975/2004, CD)
Fripp & Eno — Evening Star Fripp & Eno — Evening Star
(Discipline DGM0516, 1975/2008, CD)
King Crimson — USA King Crimson — USA
(Discipline KCSP12, 1975/2013, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — The Great Deceiver (Live 1973 - 1974) King Crimson — The Great Deceiver (Live 1973 - 1974)
(Discipline KC DIS1, 1974/1992, 4CD)
King Crimson — Red King Crimson — Red
(Discipline KCSP7, 1974/2009, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — Starless and Bible Black King Crimson — Starless and Bible Black
(Discipline KCSP6, 1974/2011, CD+DVD)
Brian Eno — Here Come the Warm Jets Brian Eno — Here Come the Warm Jets
(Virgin ENOCD1, 1973/2004, CD)
King Crimson — Larks' Tongues in Aspic King Crimson — Larks' Tongues in Aspic
(Discipline KCSP5, 1973/2012, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — The Night Watch King Crimson — The Night Watch
(Discipline DGM9707, 1973/1997, 2CD)
Fripp & Eno — No Pussyfooting Fripp & Eno — No Pussyfooting
(Discipline DGM5007, 1973/2008, 2CD)
King Crimson — Earthbound King Crimson — Earthbound
(Discipline DGM0511, 1972/2006, CD)
Peter Hammill — Fool's Mate Peter Hammill — Fool's Mate
(Caroline CAROL 1697-2, 1971/1990, CD)
King Crimson — Islands King Crimson — Islands
(Discipline KCSP4, 1971/2010, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — In the Wake of Poseidon King Crimson — In the Wake of Poseidon
(Discipline KCSP2, 1970/2010, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — Lizard King Crimson — Lizard
(Discipline KCSP3, 1970/2009, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — Epitaph King Crimson — Epitaph
(Discipline DGM9607, 1969/1997, 2CD)
King Crimson — In the Court of the Crimson King King Crimson — In the Court of the Crimson King
(Discipline DGM5009, 1969/2009, 2CD)
Giles > Giles > Fripp — The Brondesbury Tapes Giles > Giles > Fripp — The Brondesbury Tapes
(Voiceprint VP235CD, 1968/2001, CD)
Giles, Giles and Fripp — The Cheerful Insanity of Giles, Giles and Fripp Giles, Giles and Fripp — The Cheerful Insanity of Giles, Giles and Fripp
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2049, 1968/2008, CD)

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