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Chris Karrer

Chris Karrer
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Christoph Karrer is a German musician and composer (born 20 January 1947 in Kempten, Germany). He is a bastion figure in Krautrock, as the long time guitarist and multi-instrumental talent with Amon Düül II, and occasional member of Embryo.
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Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Space Explosion — Space Explosion Space Explosion — Space Explosion
(Cleopatra CLP 1781-2, 2007/1997, CD)
Various Artists — Archives of Space Various Artists — Archives of Space
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0064-2, 1997, CD)
Embryo — Ni Hau Embryo — Ni Hau
(Indigo 3062-2, 1996, CD)
Chris Karrer — Dervish Kiss Chris Karrer — Dervish Kiss
(Schneebal 30542, 1994, CD)
Amon Duul II  — Made in Germany Amon Duul II — Made in Germany
(Revisited Records REV 092, 1975/2008, CD)
Amon Düül II — Carnival in Babylon Amon Düül II — Carnival in Babylon
(Revisited Records SPV 305352 CD, 1972/2007, CD)
Amon Düül II — Wolf City Amon Düül II — Wolf City
(Revisited Records SPV 305372 CD, 1972/2007, CD)
Amon Düül II — Tanz der Lemminge Amon Düül II — Tanz der Lemminge
(Revisited Records REV 052, 1971/2006, CD)
Amon Düül II — Yeti Amon Düül II — Yeti
(Revisited Records REV 051, 1970/2006, CD)
Amon Düül II — Phallus Dei Amon Düül II — Phallus Dei
(Revisited Records REV 050, 1969/2006, CD)

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