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4 Extra Debut. The influences of the drummer and singer's early years, before joining 60s group The Soft Machine. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.

Jazz, pop and word games, along with various family and friends influence Wyatt's early years, before he starts to drum and sing for 1960's group - The Soft Machine.

Marcus O'Dair's biography of Robert Wyatt, a musical cult cum national treasure.

A happy childhood surrounded by influential family, plus a love of jazz and a sense of the absurd. Then the young Wyatt starts to play drums...

Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.

Abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams:

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2015.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 17 Sep 2019 02:45

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