First I fell in love with the cover.  Then of course Bill Bruford's drumming.  But how could I ignore that guitar? From  Ted Drozdowski at Gibson.com...

Robert Fripp’s name may not be a household word – unless your household rocks to the sound of prog, ambient and psychedelic music. In those arenas, the trailblazing guitarist from the English village of Dorset, who just turned 65 on May 16, is an icon.

Fripp has been an innovator since 1966 when he co-formed the group Giles, Giles and Fripp with drummer Michael Giles and his bassist brother Peter. The band’s sole released album, The Cheerful Insanity of Giles, Giles and Fripp, has a sense of overt whimsy often missing from the music of King Crimson and other Fripp ensembles, yet evident in the guitarist’s writings and conversation.  Read more...