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Alphabet Street – K – King Crimson

Thursday 3rd April / presented by Adam Trainer Peter Barr

Further down  Alphabet Street we roam with the dastardly duo of Dr Adam Trainer and Peter Barr, set to music from A to Z, they skip alphabetically.

A jaunt set to a nursery rhyme, you know the order but can’t at guess what comes next.

Progressive Rock is much maligned these days, seen by some as pompous and self indulgent.

But lets look at some innovators who’ve consistently pushed boundaries in music,  fusing rock. folk, jazz. classical, and non-western music, lets talk King Crimson.

Relearn your school rhymes

A is for Arab Strap, the Scottish Noise Rockers…

B is for Bootsy Collins, the Master of Funk…

C is for Neneh Cherry, the Rapper/Songwriter/Collaborator …

D is for Don Caballero, the polyrythmic Math rockers…

E is for Esquivel, the King of space-age pop…

F is for Fridge, a versatile group from Putney…

G is for Goldie, the Mastermind of Jungle and Drum n Bass..

H is for Herbie Hancock, an innovator of Jazz and Popular Music…

I is for Lia Ices, a sweet songstress with a sky high vocal range…

J is for Calvin Johnson, underground pop music alumni, guitarist, vocalist and producer…

K is for King Crimson, the behemoths of Progressive Rock.

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