This time around, longtime collaborator richard palmerjames joins wetton, an interesting marketing ploy to entice the voracious appetites of king crimsons fan base. In 1997 he released a cd with former bandmate john wetton, monkey business, a compilation of unreleased material including some songs that were recorded for the first time in studio, including a king crimson tune called doctor diamond. Photos by peter viney the brook was the last stage show, but both richard and john appeared on alan simons excalibur ii. Richard palmer james, also often referred to simply as richard palmer, has probably been most visible as a musician for cofounding supertramp in 1969. From 19721974 he was a member of king crimson where palmerjames began adding the words to music mostly composed by wetton and guitarist robert fripp. John kenneth wetton 12 june 1949 31 january 2017 was an english singer, bassist, and songwriter.
Prog icon john wetton asiaukking crimson recorded with his old mate richard palmerjones. Listen to your favorite songs from monkey business by john wetton feat. Join facebook to connect with richard john palmer and others you may know. Palmerjames music by john wetton, robert fripp recorded by rpj vocals, piano jw 0. Unfortunately, the set doesnt satisfy such appetites, nor was it really intended to. Monkey business, an album by john wetton on spotify. The corvettes, the palmer james group formed with alec james, tetrad, and ginger man, all of which also included john wetton on bass and vocals. The corvettes, the palmerjames group formed with alec james, tetrad, and ginger man, all of which also included john wetton on bass and vocals.
Monkey business is a true nostalgic trip to the past of one of the best vocalists and bassists of the 70. This time around, longtime collaborator richard palmer james joins wetton, an interesting marketing ploy to entice the voracious appetites of king crimsons fan base. The rest of the set is a hodgepodge of acoustic live performances the night watch, book of saturday, contemporary studio renditions doctor diamond. Jackknife monkey business by john wetton on spotify. View the profiles of people named richard john palmer. Given a wide dissipation of john wetton s extracurricular works, a fullblown, multidisc anthology of his recorded output is long overdue, but this doublecd set can somewhat plug the gap. Monkey business contains track that the two musicians worked on together from 1972 to 1997. Jackknife was a project in which john wetton and w. Prior to joining king crimson, he had played in various bournemouth bands. Buy blueprint album music cds and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Richard palmer james demo recorded on mc by rpj as a basis for lyricwriting at jws parentshouse, bournemouth, 1st february 1974. Johns early work with a variety of bands allowed him to show off his impressive bass talents, but did little to showcase his equally impressive singing and songwriting skills.
Hutcheson, who were his bandmates in tetrad, visited richard palmer james at his home in munich. Palmerjames music by john wetton recorded by rpj vocals, guitar jw 0. The celtic ring in 2006, and recorded in paris on the same day, john on lead vocal. As of 2015, cherry red are proud to represent 30 hertz as part of our family of associated labels. John wetton and richard palmerjames jackknifemonkey. John palmerjames, richard wetton jackknifemonkey business music. If there were any lingering doubts that king crimson was back in fine form after the 2014 live at the orpheum teaser, they can all be dispelled with the release of the entire show from november 20, 2015 in toronto. This 2014 remastered set features monkey business which has been out of print for nearly 10 years and jackknife which has been out of print for nearly 20 years. John is certainly prolific, in the past 12 months alone, apart from arkangel, hes released two live albums, appeared on steve hacketts tokyo tapes and genesis revisted albums, sang on his old king crimson colleague david crosss solo album and most intriguing of all, released an lp, monkey business, of demos, outtakes and rerecorded. Richard palmerjames got his start in the music business playing in various bournemouth bands. John wetton, geoff downes say success nearly killed asia. Icon was a collaborative duo comprising the late john wetton and keyboardist geoff downes. Achetez jack knifemonkey business au meilleur prix. The latter features material intended for the crimson lp that never.
This 2017 double cd dvd represents the first mainstream release for urban psalm, and is part of a reissue campaign which will see all of icons studio and live albums rereleased in definitive editions. Supertramps richard palmerjames releases debut solo. Very few people can understand or appreciate the entrepreneurial experience you constantly face the incredibly long hours, crushing workload, millions of tiny todos you never have enough time for, constant irritations and problems to deal with, taxes, the crazybusy schedule and impossible deadlines on everything. John wetton, richard palmerjames monkey business amazon. Richard jeffrey charles palmer born june 11, 1947, in bournemouth, dorset was lyricist for the progressive rock group king crimson in the early 1970s the unusual role as a nonmusic playing member was not without precedent. Join facebook to connect with john richard james and others you may know. Setting expectations high, larks tongues in aspic, pt.
The corvettes, the palmer james group formed with alec james, tetrad, and ginger man, all of which. From the album monkey business richard palmerjames. In addition to the exhaustive 40th anniversary boxes, there have been multiple releases from the 20142015 sevenpiece band culminating with radical action to unseat the hold of monkey mind, a set that features every song performed on the tour in excellent audio and video quality. It showcases the singing bassists collaboration with richard palmerjames who, to many, was a lyricist for the wettonfronted king crimson and. Jackknife monkey business by john wetton, richard palmer. The right honourable recording company ltd archives page. He also achieved somewhat unusual recognition in the field of progressive rock as a writer in the mid70s, when he became the resident lyricist for the band king crimson, from 1972 through 1974. Confessions from the album monkey business richard palmerjames. Wetton left high and dry as crimson pirate scuttled. Yes perpetual change is a wonder of polyrhythms, poetic lyrics, tight harmonies, elegant keys and sometimes melodic, always innovative guitar. Palmer james music by john wetton recorded by rpj vocals, guitar jw 0. Great savings free delivery collection on many items.
Buy king crimsons album titled live in toronto, november 20, 2015 to enjoy in your home or car, or gift it to another music lover. Wetton, john, palmerjames, richard monkey business. Given a wide dissipation of john wettons extracurricular works, a fullblown, multidisc anthology of his recorded output is long overdue, but this doublecd set can somewhat plug the gap. Asia wetton, john, the official bootleg archive vol. Too much monkey business wetton, john palmer james, richard. The main concept was to compile a lot of different tracks from 1972 until 1997, along with his friend richard palmer james as a lyricist andor musician the one who wrote lyrics for the three essential king crimson albums in 19731974. The set list is a fans dream and includes songs that havent been played live in decades. Palmerjamesmusic by john wetton, robert frippvocals, piano jw. In 1997 he released a cd with former bandmate john wetton, monkey business, a compilation of unreleased material including some songs that were recorded. Easy money richard palmerjames, john wetton, martin orford keys, david kilminster guitar, the brook, southampton. John wetton jackknife monkey business 19721997 with richard palmer.
As business owner, the above statement should really ring true. John wetton jumped ship as the band started to lose its way in the mid80s, rejoining briefly at the turn of the decade only to leave once again. January 31st 2014 john is pleased to announce two albums he made with richard palmer james are being reissued as a 2 cd set. Digitally remastered two cd set containing a pair of releases from prog icon john wetton asiaukking crimson recorded with his old mate richard palmerjones jackknife was recorded in 1979 in between stints with uk. Richard palmer james got his start in the music business playing in various bournemouth bands. Hill this set, basically two albums released as a two cd package, is a mixed bag. For instance, we hear both a demo of the larks track book of. John wetton has played bass and sung with groups as diverse as roxy music and uria heep but is perhaps best known for his work with asia.
Oct 18, 2016 richard palmer james got his start in the music business playing in various bournemouth bands. This song, originally written for king crimson, was obliged to gather dust for 24 years until it appeared on jws 1998 album arkangel. Richard palmerjames demo recorded as a basis for lylicwriting at brufords house in. Monkey business 1972 1997 is a music boxsetcompilation. Digitally remastered two cd set containing a pair of releases from prog icon john wetton asiaukking crimson recorded with his old mate richard palmer jones jackknife was recorded in 1979 in between stints with uk. The corvettes, the palmerjames group formed with alec james, tetrad, and ginger man, all of which. John wetton and richard palmerjames jackknifemonkey business 2014.
The pressure got to some of us interviews, on second thought, something else. Monkey business, populated with demos and live recordings, hasnt been. Jackknife monkey business, an album by john wetton, richard palmerjames on. From 19721974 he was a member of king crimson where palmer james began adding the words to music mostly composed by wetton and guitarist robert fripp. John wetton and richard palmerjames reacorded at falkerding, germany march 1997 and april 1998. Richard palmerjames, also often referred to simply as richard palmer, has probably been most visible as a musician for cofounding supertramp in 1969. He rose to fame with bands mogul thrash, family, king crimson, roxy music and uriah heep following his period in uriah heep, wetton formed u. Richard james, founder and president of your practice mastered, llc, has earned a reputation as a national legal systems expert. January 31st 2014 john is pleased to announce two albums he made with richard palmerjames are being reissued as a 2 cd set. Richard jeffrey charles palmerjames born june 11, 1947, in bournemouth. You cant judge a book by the cover from the album jackknife.1034 1365 650 658 1200 858 1116 1286 486 376 353 899 160 1094 265 431 923 1487 845 1426 1390 837 436 725 564 1365 1532 902 793 73 264 694 1151 966 1282 1451 43 313 481 216 1034 229 615 1200 729 139