Seattle, Washington: King Crimson Mouth

Largest "bass-only" music store in the world featured an indoor service window mural mouth of the screaming guy from King Crimson's 1969 album, "Court of the Crimson King."

Bass Northwest

Address:
119 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA
Directions:
Near Pioneer Square.
Hours:
Store closed, mural may be visible. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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King Crimson mural.

King Crimson Mouth

Although the store is permanently closed, the King Crimson Mouth is still visible through the store windows.

[Tom, 06/24/2017]

King Crimson screaming face.

King Crimson Mouth

Interesting for bass guitar players and King Crimson fans. Probably not worth making a major detour to see, but good if you are in the area.

[Steve Mustard, 08/19/2014]

The yellow jester does not play, but gently pulls the strings, and smiles as the puppets dance, in the COURT OF THE CRIMSON KINGGGGGGGG...


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