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King Crimson: Through the dark years

King Crimson guitarist and mainstay Robert Fripp has always maintained that a “good fairy” was responsible for guiding the band’s early success, its sudden rise to stardom and bestowing the band with a kind of musical magic rare in the annals of progressive rock.

Follow the 'Shooting Star' of Paul Rodgers, Part 2

Free was a learning experience for the young Paul Rodgers. Now in his mid-20s, he was already a veteran in the music business. Rodgers put a band together called Peace and toured the U.K. with Mott The Hoople. He struck up a friendship with Mick Ralphs, and they began writing together. The rest, as they say, is history.