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Progressive Rock The Best King Crimson Songs  

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List of the best King Crimson songs, ranked by fans like you. The mighty King Crimson are truly one of the greatest progressive rock bands of all time, and have had one of the most interesting careers in all of rock. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name if they are on YouTube, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite King Crimson songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. This list will certainly have a diversity of opinions on it, as there are big Crimson fans who can't stand the Adrian Belew albums, and others who are huge fans, and still others who love everything Mr. Robert Fripp has ever touched. 

These top King Crimson songs range from In the Court of the Crimson King to The Court of the Crimson King (including The Return of the Fire Witch and The Dance of the Puppets). If the order of this list bothers you, then stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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1
142 42
Starless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Red

2
123 34
21st Century Schizoid Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
In the Court of the Crimson King

3
136 41
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4
135 46
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5
83 29
Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Larks' Tongues in Aspic

6
76 27
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7
64 22
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In the Court of the Crimson King

8
66 24
Lizard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Lizard

9
71 28
Red is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Red

10
50 17
Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Larks' Tongues in Aspic

11
40 13
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Discipline

12
69 36
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In the Court of the Crimson King

13
46 19
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14
48 21
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Starless and Bible Black

15
44 18
Islands is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Islands

16
53 26
One More Red Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs

17
53 28
The Court of the Crimson King ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs

18
32 12
Trio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Starless and Bible Black

19
34 14
Prelude: Song of the Gulls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs

20
31 12
Exiles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Larks' Tongues in Aspic

21
37 17
Book of Saturday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Larks' Tongues in Aspic

22
25 8
The Sheltering Sky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Discipline

23
27 10
Cadence and Cascade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
In the Wake of Poseidon

24
35 17
Cirkus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Lizard

25
29 13
Formentera Lady is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best King Crimson Songs
Islands