King Crimson The Great Deceiver Part 2 vols 3 & 4 1973 1974

The Great Deceiver vols 3 & 4 (sometimes called part 2) is a live album by King Crimson.

It was recorded in Europe in late 1973 and in North America in 1974.

This is complemented by King Crimson The Great Deceiver Part 1 vols 1 & 2

King Crimson The Great Deceiver part 2

Songs On King Crimson The Great Deceiver Part 2 vols 3 & 4

Disc: 1 – Acts of Deception (the Magic Circus, or Weasels Stole Our Fruit)

  • Tracks 1-11 were recorded at the Stanley Warner Theatre in Pittsburgh, USA on April 29, 1974.
  • Tracks 12-13 were recorded at Pennsylvania State University in State College, USA on June 29, 1974.

1. Walk On…No Pussyfooting
2. The Great Deceiver
3. Improv – Bartley Butsford
4. Exiles
5. Improv – Daniel Dust
6. The Night Watch
7. Doctor Diamond
8. Starless
9. Improv – Wilton Carpet
10. The Talking Drum
11. Larks’ Tongues In Aspic
12. Applause & Announcement
13. Improv – Is There Life Out There?

Disc: 2 – But Neither Are They Otherwise

  • Tracks 1-4 were recorded at the Massey Hall in Toronto, Canada on June 24, 1974.
  • Tracks 5-12 were recorded at the Volkshaus in Zürich, Switzerland on November 15, 1973.

1. Improv – The Golden Walnut
2. The Night Watch
3. Fracture
4. Improv – Clueless And Slightly Slack
5. Walk On…No Pussyfooting
6. Improv – Some Pussyfooting
7. Larks’ Tongues In Aspic
8. Improv – The Law Of Maximum Distress
9. Improv – The Law Of Maximum Distress
10. Easy Money
11. Improv – Some More Pussyfooting
12. The Talking Drum

Playing on the album are:

John Wetton – vocals, bass guitar
Robert Fripp – guitar, mellotron, electric piano
David Cross – violin, mellotron, electric piano
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion

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Buying King Crimson The Great Deceiver Part 2 vols 3 & 4

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

If you are lucky you might see all four volumes (parts 1 & 2) for sale in a combined box set for a reasonable price.

These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.

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