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The Court Of The Crimson King - Including "The Return of the Fire Witch" and "The Dance of the Puppets"

1969Released
10:02

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Interesting facts and trivia about The Court Of The Crimson King - Including "The Return of the Fire Witch" and "The Dance of the Puppets". By Songfacts®.

This is the best-known song from one of the pioneers of the progressive rock movement. It evokes imagery of a black queen, funeral march and fire witch in a medieval royal court.

Since this is nine minutes long, it was not released as a single, but received radio play nonetheless.

The turnaround on Mellotron (played by Ian McDonald) was inspired by James Brown.

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of The Court Of The Crimson King - Including "The Return of the Fire Witch" and "The Dance of the Puppets".
EKey
MinorMode
4/4Time Signature
137BPM

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2014 Robert Fripp
2014 Robert Fripp

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