Fred Knipe



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SWIMMING WITH TIGERS

A great new release from an old master
Steve Brandon Several years ago I had the opportunity to hear Fred perform in a live setting, and I was really smitten by his marvelous, self-contained, perfectly-executed songs. Since that time I have been hoping that Fred would release his music commercially, and "Swimming with Tigers" was definitely worth the wait. His ...(more)
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How Does He Do That?
Lisa S Heidinger

Fred Knipe's work first came my way several decades ago, and getting this release is as exciting as hearing about a brand new Leonard Cohen or someone else Ive not gotten fresh stuff from for far too long.

What Fred's great at is encapsulating in his own vivid and unique words ...(more)

SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN!
Steve Chandler, author of over 30 books

The lyrics are both hilarious and touching! Has that ever been done before? Occasionally John Lennon did that, Dylan...who else? And the cooking little band! It's what Dylan's latest albums' band has wanted to sound like, rollicking along, tasty and crisp....TELL FRIENDS as I am about this album....they say, in ...(more)

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Clever and Whimsical
mimichelaThis album is wonderful in so many ways. Kudos to Fred Knipe for writing the lyrics as well as the music--each would be a huge accomplishment on its own. The more I listen to it, the more I like it. In fact, be prepared for some lasting "ear worms"--think that ...(more)
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Worth the Wait

I was a big Fred Knipe fan years ago, and recently found him again. I have not taken this CD out of my car's player since I got it, because it delights me so. If I am happy, I sing along...if I'm worried, his light-hearted treatment of even serious feelings ...(more)

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The Live Show:

songs from the CD performed by an invented character whose running comic commentary extends their offbeat point of view

The CD Album: