Rick Wakeman
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1949-05-18
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Rick Wakeman

Rick Wakeman Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman (born 18 May 1949) is an English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, author, and actor. He is best known for being in the progressive rock band Yes across five tenures between 1971 and 2004 and for his solo albums released in the 1970s.

Born and raised in West London, Wakeman intended to be a concert pianist but quit his studies at the Royal College of Music in 1969 to become a full-time session musician. His early sessions included playing on "Space Oddity", among others, for David Bowie and songs by Junior's Eyes, T. Rex, Elton John, and Cat Stevens. Wakeman became a member of Strawbs in 1970 before joining Yes a year later, becoming part of the band's "classic" line-up and playing on some of their most successful and influential albums across two stints until 1980. Wakeman began a solo career during this time, in 1973; his most successful albums are his first three: The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1973), Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1974), and The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (1975). He formed his rock band, The English Rock Ensemble, in 1974 which he continues to perform with.

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All Things Bright and Beautiful
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All Things Bright and Beautiful
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Life On Mars (Rick Wakeman piano version)
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Life On Mars (Rick Wakeman piano version)
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Life On Mars (live on Simon Mayo)
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Life On Mars (live on Simon Mayo)
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Chapel Hill
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Chapel Hill
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The Spaceman (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Spaceman (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Battle
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The Battle
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The Prisoner (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Prisoner (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Realisation (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Realisation (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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Sir Lancelot and the Black Knight (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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Sir Lancelot and the Black Knight (Hammersmith Odeon, 15 Jun 1976)
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The Journey (Overture)
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The Journey (Overture)
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