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Infinite Ceiling
Thursday February 17th, 2022 with mark
R.I.P. Ian McDonald founding member of King Crimson. A look back at a few tunes through the years. Including tracks from Giles, Giles & Fripp, Fruup, McDonald & Giles, 21st Century Schizoid Band, Judy Dyble, and more.

Infinite Ceiling Theme
Dave Murphy - <single> - independent Canadian
Included in track is a bit of control room dialogue about the intro from the track "Wind Session [21st Century Schizoid Man Intro]" from 2009 boxset
I Talk to the Wind recorded in 1968 with vocals by Judy Dyble and clarinet by Ian, released by Voiceprint in 2001
21st Century Schizoid Band consists of ex and current crims Mel Collins on saxophones, flute and keyboards, Michael Giles on drums, Peter Giles on bass, Ian McDonald on saxophones, flute and keyboards, and Michael Giles' son-in-law, Jakko Jakszyk on guitar and vocals.
Already gone from Crimson before In The Wake of Poseidon he had written the track Cat Food which appeared on it. He also played A Man a City throughout the 1969 tour
21st Century Schzoid Man
King Crimson - In The Court of the Crimson King - Discipline Global Mobile (1969/2009)
I Talk To The Wind
Giles, Giles, & Fripp - The Brondesbury Tapes - Voiceprint (1968/2001)
21st Century Schizoid Band - Live In Japan - Iceni (2005)
A Man a City
21st Century Schizoid Band - Official Bootleg, Vol. 1 - Independent (2002)
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McDonald and Giles only release from 1970 feat. Peter Giles on Bass
Fruup - Modern Masquerades 4th release for this Irish band. Produced by Ian McDonald and also on woodwinds.
McDonald and Giles - McDonald and Giles - Island (1970)
Fruupp - Modern Masquerades - Dawn (1975)
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King Crimson - Red - One More Red Nightmare It was hoped Ian could return full-time to KC, but the EG management was not very keen so Fripp disbanded the group
Steve Hackett - Darktown one of a number of Hackett albums Ian contributed including The Tokyo Tapes, The Genesis Files
Ian McDonald / John Wetton / Phil Manzanera - To Cry You a Song- A Collection of Tull Tales - Nothing Is Easy Magna Carta (1996)
Bass – Glenn Cornick, Drums – Clive Bunker, Flute – Ian McDonald, Guitar – Mick Abrahams, Phil Manzanera, Vocals – John Wetton
Honey West music project with actor Ted Zurkowski with Ian playing Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Lead Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Celesta, Flute, Percussion, Harmony Vocals, Alto Flute, Piano, Organ, Electric Piano, Harmonium, Synthesizer, Sitar, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Harpsichord, Clarinet. The album also features Ian's son Maxwell
Judy Dyble and her solo release Talking with Strangers and a track featuring Ian as well as Crim member Pat Mastelotto
One More Red Nightmare
King Crimson - Red - Island (1974)
Steve Hackett - Darktown - Inside Out Music (2013)
Nothing Is Easy
Ian McDonald / John Wetton / Phil Manzanera - To Cry You a Song- A Collection of Tull Tales - Magna Carta (1996)
Bad Old World
Honey West - Bad Old World - Readout Records (2017)
Judy Dyble - Talking with Strangers - Brilliant Music (2009)
Interactive CKCU
Really enjoyable show and nice tribute. Need to follow up on the Fruupp and that Darktown record.

11:42 AM, February 17th, 2022
Glad you enjoyed it. Thx for checking out the show

7:56 PM, February 17th, 2022
Ron S
Enjoying the show pre-broadcast. Nice tribute Mark!

8:36 PM, February 17th, 2022
yup great show fun

9:55 PM, February 17th, 2022
thx everyone. for tuning in

10:07 PM, February 17th, 2022
Sean McFee (host)
Nice one, Mark 8^)

7:37 AM, February 18th, 2022