King Crimson Earthbound 1972

Earthbound is a live album by King Crimson.

It was recorded in the USA in February & March 1972.

King Crimson at this stage were:

  • Boz Burrell – vocals and bass
  • Robert Fripp – lead guitar
  • Mel Collins – saxophones, mellotron
  • Ian Wallace – drums

This isn’t one of the legendary versions of the band but they also recorded the better known live album Ladies Of The Road.

King Crimson Earthbound


Songs On King Crimson Earthbound

  1. 21st Century Schizoid Man – recorded in Wilmington, Delaware on 11 February 1972
  2. Peoria – recorded in Peoria on 10 March 1972
  3. Sailor’s Tale – recorded in Jacksonville, Florida on 26 February 1972
  4. Earthbound – recorded in Orlando, Florida on 27 February 1972
  5. Groon – recorded at Wilmington in Delaware on 11 February 1972

Mentions of dodgy sound quality always make me want to hear it before committing to buy. This is hard to do for King Crimson albums so I’d veer towards Ladies Of The Road first.


Buying King Crimson Earthbound

It is available from* – eBay

*very few King Crimson albums are available as digital downloads but hopefully this will change soon.

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