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Rick Wakeman

Rick Wakeman
Background information
Birth name Richard Christopher Wakeman
Born May 18, 1949 (1949-05-18) (age 58)
Origin London, England
Genre(s) Progressive rock
Instrument(s) Keyboard
Years active 1970 - present
Associated
acts
Yes, The Strawbs, ABWH

Richard Christopher Wakeman (born May 18, 1949 in Perivale, London) is an English keyboard player best known as the keyboardist for progressive rock group Yes. Originally a classically trained pianist, he was a pioneer in the use of electronic keyboards and in the use of a rock band in combination with orchestra and choir. He is now a popular member of the Planet Rock (radio station) family and is regularly on air. Image File history File links Rick-Wakeman. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Strawbs is a rock band founded in 1964 in England. ... Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe (sometimes referred to by the acronym ABWH) was a permutation of the progressive rock band Yes. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Perivale is a place in west London in the London Borough of Ealing. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total... Keyboard player is a term used for a musician who plays multiple instruments that have piano-style keyboards. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Planet Rock is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom. ...

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History

Wakeman was born in the suburb of Perivale, West London, and attended Drayton Manor Grammar School. He initially studied piano, clarinet, orchestration and modern music at the Royal College of Music, but he was expelled due to neglect of his studies in favour of work as a session musician. Perivale is a place in west London in the London Borough of Ealing. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Drayton Manor High School, formerly Drayton Manor Grammar School, is a comprehensive school located in Hanwell, Ealing. ... A short grand piano, with the top up. ... Two soprano clarinets: a Bâ™­ clarinet (left, with capped mouthpiece) and an A clarinet (right, with no mouthpiece). ... Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble) or of adapting for orchestra music composed for another medium. ... // This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


In 1970, Wakeman played with The Strawbs and was an active studio musician, playing with such artists as David Bowie, Cat Stevens and Al Stewart. His increasingly active stage role seemed to be largely influenced by Keith Emerson of the Nice and Billy Ritchie of Clouds , though the musical style and originality of his playing was always completely his own. He joined Yes in 1971, following keyboardist Tony Kaye's departure. His first album with the band was Fragile released 1971 in the UK and 1972 in the US, and very nearly his last was Tales from Topographic Oceans, released in 1973. He also played on the studio album Close to the Edge (his favourite Yes album) and his live performances with the group were released as Yessongs. He left the band following the Tales from Topographic Oceans tour. The Strawbs is a rock band founded in 1964 in England. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Yusuf Islam[2] (Arabic: يوسف إسلام) (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London), who was known as Cat Stevens from 1966 to 1978, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, educator, philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam. ... Al Stewart (born Alastair Ian Stewart on September 5, 1945, Glasgow, Scotland), is a British singer-songwriter and musician. ... Keith Noel Emerson (born 2 November 1944 in Todmorden, Yorkshire) is a British keyboard player and composer. ... Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson, Brian Davison, Davy OList, circa 1967-68. ... Clouds were a 1960s Progressive rock band that disbanded in October 1971. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Tony Kaye (born January 11, 1946) is a British musician born in Leicester, England with the name Anthony John Selvidge (some mistaken authors spell it Selridge). He was the original pianist and organist for the legendary progressive rock group Yes. ... Fragile is the fourth album by British progressive rock band Yes. ... Tales From Topographic Oceans is the sixth studio album by British progressive rock band Yes. ... Close to the Edge is the fifth album by British progressive rock band Yes. ... Yessongs is the first live album by the British progressive rock group Yes and was released in 1973. ...


During his time with Yes, he released his first solo album, The Six Wives Of Henry VIII, which showcases his skills with various electronic and acoustic keyboard instruments. Some members of Yes played their respective instruments on certain tracks. The Six Wives of Henry VIII is the title of a 1973 album by progressive rock keyboard player Rick Wakeman. ...


Of all the members of the band, Wakeman is the only non-vegetarian, a difference which contributed to his first departure from the band[citation needed]. The primary reason for that initial departure, however, was musical differences. Wakeman felt Tales from Topographic Oceans was thin on substance and did not connect with its themes. Further, he did not enjoy the experience of reproducing the entire work on stage each night. Following the tour, as the band began work on what would become Relayer, Wakeman felt further alienated from the group. Disenchanted with the direction Yes were going, and already into a successful solo career, Wakeman jumped ship. Relayer is the seventh studio album by the progressive rock band Yes. ...

Rick Wakeman performing on stage with Yes in the 1970s

He rejoined Yes for their 1977 album Going for the One. He remained until their next album, Tormato, a year later. He is reputed to have given the album its name by throwing a tomato at a showing of the art used for the album's cover. He rejoined the band in 1991 but left a year later. He then returned in 1996 for the Keys to Ascension albums but left before the band could tour. In 2002, he rejoined Yes and has been with the group ever since, but also enjoys a successful solo career. Download high resolution version (438x603, 68 KB)Rick Wakeman performing with Yes in the 1970s This work is copyrighted. ... Download high resolution version (438x603, 68 KB)Rick Wakeman performing with Yes in the 1970s This work is copyrighted. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Going for the One is the eighth studio album by British progressive rock band Yes. ... Tormato is the ninth studio album by British progressive rock group Yes. ... Binomial name L. Synonyms Lycopersicon lycopersicum Lycopersicon esculentum Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


He has also performed as a guest or session musician for artists as disparate as John Williams, Brotherhood of Man, Elton John, Lou Reed, David Bowie (notably mellotron on 'Space Oddity', piano on 'Life On Mars' and 'Changes'), Cat Stevens (including piano on Stevens' hit cover of the hymn "Morning Has Broken"), T. Rex, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath (under the nickname Spock Wall), Brian May and played piano on "There's no one quite like Grandma"[citation needed] by St. Winifred's School Choir. John Christopher Williams (born 24 April 1941) is one of the worlds best-known classical guitarists. ... Brotherhood of Man was a 1970s British pop vocal group, which won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1976, with the country-pop-esque Save Your Kisses for Me. // The group was formed by record producer / composer, Tony Hiller, and originally featured the well-travelled vocalist, Tony Burrows. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Lewis Allan Lou Reed[1] (born March 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Yusuf Islam[2] (Arabic: يوسف إسلام) (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London), who was known as Cat Stevens from 1966 to 1978, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, educator, philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam. ... Morning Has Broken is a Christian hymn with lyrics written by Eleanor Farjeon (1881-1965). ... T. Rex (originally known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, also occasionally spelled T Rex or T-Rex), were an English rock band fronted by Marc Bolan. ... Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne, December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England) is the lead vocalist of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, a popular solo artist, and the star of the reality show, The Osbournes. ... For other uses, see Black Sabbath (disambiguation). ... Brian Harold May CBE (born July 19, 1947) is an English guitarist best known as the lead guitarist and backing (sometimes lead) vocalist for the English rock band Queen. ... St Winifreds School Choir, from St Winifreds Roman Catholic Primary School in Stockport, United Kingdom, was a choir of children trained by choir mistress, Terri Foley, who released a song in 1980 that became the British Christmas number one single of that year. ...


Wakeman played the Mellotron – an electronic musical instrument that used a bank of prerecorded tape strips, activated by each key on its keyboard. He worked with David Biro to develop the Birotron. The Birotron was not a commercial or technical success. The Mellotron is an electromechanical polyphonic keyboard musical instrument originally developed and built in Birmingham, England in the early 1960s. ... An electronic musical instrument is a musical instrument that produces its sounds using electronics. ... The Birotron was an ill-fated tape replay keyboard conceived by Dave Biro of Yalesville, Connecticut, USA, and funded by Rick Wakeman of the progressive-rock group Yes in the late 1970s. ...


He has written the soundtracks for two films by Ken Russell: Lisztomania (1975), which features vocals from Roger Daltrey and which takes as its starting point the music of Liszt and Wagner; and Crimes of Passion (1985), much of which is built around themes taken from Dvorak's New World Symphony. Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell, known as Ken Russell (born July 3, 1927), is a controversial English film director, particularly known for his films about famous composers. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a virtuoso pianist and composer. ... Wagner may refer to more than one place in the United States: Wagner, South Dakota Wagner, Wisconsin Wagner may refer to more than one person: Richard Wagner, German composer Cosima Wagner, daughter of Franz Liszt and wife of Richard Wagner Heinrich Leopold Wagner, dramatist and author John Peter Honus Wagner... Dvořák is a common Czech surname (feminine form is Dvořáková). Spelling without diacritics is Dvorak. ... The New World Symphony is: the popular name of Antonin Dvoraks ninth symphony see Symphony No. ...


Personal life

A self-confessed former alcoholic[citation needed], he allegedly had several heart attacks in his twenties[citation needed]. The first of them occurred just after he left Yes in early 1974, during the release of Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. He married former Page Three model Nina Carter, although they have since divorced. He has had a renewal of his Christian faith[1], which began around the time of their marriage[citation needed]. King Alcohol and his Prime Minister circa 1820 Alcoholism is the consumption of or preoccupation with alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the alcoholics normal personal, family, social, or work life. ... Acute myocardial infarction (AMI or MI), more commonly known as a heart attack, is a disease state that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart is interrupted. ... Journey To The Centre Of The Earth is Rick Wakemans second solo album, released in 1974. ... A Page Three girl is a woman who models for topless photographs published in UK tabloids, specifically page three of The Sun. ... Nina Carter is a former Page Three girl from the 1970s. ... Christianity percentage by country, purple is highest, orange is lowest Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch...


Children include Adam Wakeman, Oliver Wakeman, Oscar Wakeman, Jemma Wakeman, Ben Wakeman, and Manda Wakeman, who have inherited their father's interest in music. Adam Wakeman (born March 11, 1974 in Windsor, Berkshire, England) is the current keyboardist for the legendary rock band Black Sabbath and full time member of Ozzy Osbourne band. ... Oliver Wakeman is a keyboardist and second son of Rick Wakeman. ...


A passionate football fan, Wakeman has supported Brentford F.C. since he was a child, and later on he also became a director of the West London club. After a disagreement with the board, he moved on to Manchester City F.C. but never stopped loving the Bees. He was also involved in the ownership of the American soccer club Philadelphia Fury in the late '70s, along with other rock celebrities such as Peter Frampton and Paul Simon. Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ... Manchester City Football Club is a large English football club based in the city of Manchester. ... The Philadelphia Fury were a soccer team based out of Philadelphia that played in the NASL. They played from 1978 to 1980. ... Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of transition between the turbulent 1960s and the more conservative 1980s and 1990s, many of the trends that are associated widely with the Sixties, from the Sexual Revolution... Peter Kenneth Frampton (born April 22, 1950 in Beckenham, Kent) is an English musician, best known today for his solo work in the mid-1970s and as one of the original members of the band Humble Pie. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ...


He is a strong supporter of the UK's Conservative Party[citation needed], and performed a concert in September 2004 for the benefit of the party. The Arthur section of his King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table suite is used as the theme tune to the BBC's Election Night Coverage since 1979 (with the exception of 2001). Wakeman's album Fields of Green '97 featured the track Election '97/Arthur, which was used by the BBC for their coverage of the 1997 General Election. The music was further revamped for the BBC's 2005 Election Night Coverage. The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and the oldest political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is a 1975 progressive rock concept album by Rick Wakeman of Yes. ... The UK general election, 1997 was one of the largest election victories in the history of the twentieth century. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005. ...


Rick can currently be seen as a contributor on BBC Two's series, Grumpy Old Men. He has also appeared in a number of episodes of Countdown; about twenty per year, according to Wakeman. He currently (2007) presents a weekly programme on Planet Rock. He has also appeared on the satirical panel show Have I Got News For You as a guest. Grumpy Old Men is a conversational-style television programme on BBC2 which debuted in 2003. ... Richard Twice Nightly Whiteley Countdown is a British game show presented by Des OConnor and Carol Vorderman. ... Planet Rock is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


Rick appeared as himself in "Journey to the Centre of Rick Wakeman", the last episode of season two of Mitch Benn's Crimes Against Music, a BBC Radio 4 comedy programme. The episode detailed a fictional war between England and Wales in 2009 which only Rick could stop. The majority of the episode was set inside Rick where Mitch and his team are sent to rouse him from a coma and thus stop the war. Mitch Benns Crimes Against Music is a BBC Radio 4 comedy series, taking a satirical look at popular music. ... BBC Radio 4 is a British domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of chiefly spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ...


In December 2006 Rick was the guest host for an episode of The Personality Test, a BBC Radio 4 programme where the panel stay the same and the host changes each week. The questions set in the programme are all about the host. Rick set a challenge for a new concept album idea, and the comedian Will Smith suggested "Spiders and Other Invertebrates". Rick said he liked that idea so much, he would include a track of his next album called "Spiders and Other Invertebrates", and would include a sleeve credit to Will. Will responded by saying that Rick had "...just made my life" [2] The Personality Test is a British radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4, which sees a weekly guest host present a series of questions about themselves to a panel consisting of comedians. ... BBC Radio 4 is a British domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of chiefly spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... Will Smith (born 1971 Jersey) is a British comedian and comedy writer. ...


Rick has been President of the show business charity The Heritage Foundation (formerly Comic Heritage) for the past two years. The charity erects blue plaques on the homes and/or work-places of late entertainers and sportspeople.


Discography (solo and with his son Adam)

Rick Wakeman at Western Springs Auckland New Zealand 1976
  • 1971 Piano Vibrations
  • 1973 The Six Wives of Henry VIII
  • 1974 Journey to the Centre of the Earth
  • 1975 The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
  • 1975 Lisztomania (also acted in the film)
  • 1976 No Earthly Connection
  • 1977 White Rock (soundtrack to winter Olympics)
  • 1977 Rick Wakeman's Criminal Record
  • 1978 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performs the Best Known Works of Rick Wakeman
  • 1979 Rhapsodies
  • 1981 The Burning (soundtrack)
  • 1981 1984 (soundtrack)
  • 1982 Rock 'N' Roll Prophet
  • 1983 Cost of Living
  • 1983 G'ole! (soundtrack to 1982 Soccer World Cup)
  • 1984 Black Nights in the Court of Ferdinand IV
  • 1985 Silent Nights
  • 1985 Live at Hammersmith
  • 1985 Beyond the planets
  • 1986 Country Airs
  • 1986 Crimes of Passion (soundtrack)
  • 1987 The Gospels
  • 1987 Family Album
  • 1988 Time Machine
  • 1988 Suite of Gods
  • 1988 Zodiaque
  • 1989 Sea Airs
  • 1990 Night Airs
  • 1990 Phantom Power (soundtrack)
  • 1990 In the Beginning
  • 1991 Rock'n'Roll Prophet Plus (reissue of Rock'n'Roll Prophet plus 4 new tracks)
  • 1991 Aspirant Sunset
  • 1991 Aspirant Sunrise
  • 1991 Aspirant Shadows
  • 1991 Suntrilogy
  • 1991 The Classical Connection (remakes of earlier works)
  • 1991 2000 A.D. Into the Future
  • 1991 African Bach
  • 1991 Softsword: King John and the Magna Charter
  • 1993 Heritage Suite
  • 1993 Classic Tracks
  • 1993 Wakeman with Wakeman
  • 1993 No Expense Spared
  • 1993 The Classical Connection II
  • 1993 Prayers
  • 1994 Wakeman with Wakeman: The Official Bootleg (live)
  • 1994 Live on the Test (live – recorded in 1976)
  • 1994 Rick Wakeman's Greatest Hits (remakes of old works)
  • 1995 The Piano Album
  • 1995 Seven Wonders of the World
  • 1995 Cirque Surreal
  • 1995 Romance of the Victorian Age
  • 1995 King Biscuit Flower Hour – In Concert (live – recorded in 1975)
Rick Wakeman's Greatest Hits, 1994
  • 1995 Visions
  • 1995 Simply Acoustic (known as The Piano Album)
  • 1995 The Private Collection
  • 1995 Almost Live in Europe (live)
  • 1996 Fields of Green
  • 1996 Voyage (compilation)
  • 1996 The New Gospels
  • 1996 Tapestries
  • 1996 The Word and Music
  • 1996 Orisons
  • 1996 Can You Hear Me?
  • 1996 Vignettes
  • 1997 Tribute (Beatles covers)
  • 1998 Themes
  • 1999 Return to the Centre of the Earth
  • 1999 The Natural World Trilogy
  • 1999 The Art in Music Trilogy
  • 1999 White Rock II
  • 1999 Stella Bianca alla corte de Re Ferdinando
  • 2000 Recollections: The Very Best of Rick Wakeman 1973-1979 (compilation)
  • 2000 Preludes to a Century
  • 2000 Chronicles of Man
  • 2000 Christmas Variations
  • 2000 Rick Wakeman Live in Concert 2000 (live)
  • 2001 Out of the Blue
  • 2001 Classical Variations
  • 2001 Two Sides of Yes
  • 2002 The Wizard and the Forest of All Dreams
  • 2002 Wakeman & Cousins – Hummingbird with Dave Cousins
  • 2002 The Yes Piano Variations
  • 2002 Two Sides of Yes – Volume 2
  • 2003 Out There
  • 2005 Rick Wakeman at Lincoln Cathedral
  • 2006 Retro
  • 2007 Amazing Grace
  • 2007 Retro 2
  • 2007 Live at the BBC

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See also

Oliver Wakeman is a keyboardist and second son of Rick Wakeman. ... Adam Wakeman (born March 11, 1974 in Windsor, Berkshire, England) is the current keyboardist for the legendary rock band Black Sabbath and full time member of Ozzy Osbourne band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Strawbs is a rock band founded in 1964 in England. ...

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Rick Wakeman - Biography - AOL Music (672 words)
Born in Perivale, Middlesex, England, Rick Wakeman's interest in music manifested itself very early, and from the age of seven on he studied classical piano.
Wakeman played a key role in the final shape of the group's fourth record, Fragile, creating a fierce, swirling sound on an array of electric and acoustic pianos, synthesizers, and Mellotrons.
Wakeman's audience and reputation survived the 1980s better than almost any progressive rock star of his era, as he continued releasing albums on his own label.
Rick Wakeman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1100 words)
Wakeman was born in the suburb of Perivale, West London, and attended Drayton Manor Grammar School.
Furthermore Wakeman released Fields of Green '97, which featured the track Election '97/Arthur, which was used by the BBC for their coverage of the 1997 General Election.
Rick appeared as himself in "Journey to the Centre of Rick Wakeman", the last episode of season 2 of Mitch Benn's Crimes Against Music, a BBC Radio 4 comedy programme.
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