Rick Wakeman
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1949-05-18
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Rick Wakeman

Rick Wakeman Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Christopher Wakeman (born 18 May 1949) is an English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, and author. 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. He is a current member of Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman.

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, playing on some of their most successful albums across two stints until 1980. Wakeman began his solo career 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), all concept albums. He formed his rock band, The English Rock Ensemble, in 1974, with which he continues to perform, and scored his first film, Lisztomania (1975).

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Rick Wakeman Performances & Interviews


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The Fizz
Home For My Heart (festive mix)
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Home For My Heart (festive mix)
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Birdman of Alcatraz
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Birdman of Alcatraz
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps
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Largos
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Largos
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Rocky (The Legacy)
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Rocky (The Legacy)
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And You And I
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And You And I
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Life On Mars
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Life On Mars
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Heat of The Moment
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Heat of The Moment
Franz Liszt
Liebestraume / After the Ball
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Liebestraume / After the Ball
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The Wild Eyed Boy From Free Cloud
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The Wild Eyed Boy From Free Cloud
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Jane Seymour
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Jane Seymour
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The Boxer
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The Boxer
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Roundabout
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Roundabout
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Strawberry Fields Forever
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Strawberry Fields Forever
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Bohemian Rhapsody
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Bohemian Rhapsody
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Help
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Help
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Cyril Wolverine
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Cyril Wolverine
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Catherine of Aragon
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Catherine of Aragon
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The Journey Overture
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The Journey Overture
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Harbour Lights
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Harbour Lights
Yes
Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Live) (feat. Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin & Rick Wakeman)
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Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Live) (feat. Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin & Rick Wakeman)
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Catherine Howard
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Catherine Howard
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Amazing Grace
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Amazing Grace
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I Believe In Father Christmas (Radio 2 Session, 19 Dec 2016)
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I Believe In Father Christmas (Radio 2 Session, 19 Dec 2016)
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A Glimpse Of Heaven/Once In Royal David City (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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A Glimpse Of Heaven/Once In Royal David City (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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Ding Dong Merrily On High/In Dulce Jubilo (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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Ding Dong Merrily On High/In Dulce Jubilo (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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In The Bleak Midwinter (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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In The Bleak Midwinter (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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A Rooting Tooting Santa Claus (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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A Rooting Tooting Santa Claus (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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O Holy Night (Radio 2 Piano Room,19 December 2017)
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O Holy Night (Radio 2 Piano Room,19 December 2017)
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I Believe In Father Christmas (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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I Believe In Father Christmas (Radio 2 Piano Room, 19 December 2017)
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Lle cerddi di
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Lle cerddi di
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Life On Mars (Piano Room Version)
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Life On Mars (Piano Room Version)
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Berceuse
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Berceuse
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Now Thank We All Our God
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Now Thank We All Our God
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Arthur's Theme
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Arthur's Theme
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Glory
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Glory
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Clair De Lune
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Clair De Lune
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Wonderous Stories
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Wonderous Stories
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Morning has Broken
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Morning has Broken
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Swan Lake
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Swan Lake
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Eleanor Rigby
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Eleanor Rigby
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The Hansbach
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The Hansbach
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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