King Crimson: “Starless”, Live 1974

King Crimson is notorious for all of its lineup changes, but no one can deny that John Wetton was a major force in the group during their 1972-1974 run. His bass and vocals shaped the band’s Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Starless and Bible Black and Red albums.

Here he is with the band on French television performing “Starless” in 1974. Check out Wetton’s tone as it transforms from a big, warm pad to a snarling, overdriven roar as the song progresses.

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