Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman

 

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William George Wyman (born 24 October 1936), known professionally as Bill Wyman, is an English musician, record producer, songwriter and singer best known as the bassist for the English rock and roll band the Rolling Stones from 1962 until 1993. Since 1997, he has recorded and toured with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. He has worked producing both records and film, and has scored music for film in movies and television.

Wyman has kept a journal since he was a child after World War II. It has been useful as an inspiration to him, as an author who has written seven books, which have sold two million copies. Wyman's love of art has additionally led to his proficiency in photography and his photographs have displayed in galleries around the world.[1] Wyman's lack of funds in his early years led him to create and build his own fretless bass guitar. He became an amateur archaeologist and enjoys metal detecting; The Times published a letter about his hobby. He designed and marketed a patented "Bill Wyman signature metal detector", which he has used to find relics in the English countryside dating back to the era of the Roman Empire. As a businessman he owns several establishments, including the famous Sticky Fingers Café, a rock and roll themed bistro serving American cuisine, first opened in 1989 in the Kensington area of London and, later, in two additional locations in Cambridge (now closed) and Manchester.

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Highlights4

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
 
Monkey Grip
 
Monkey Grip is an album by Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman.
Green Ice
 
Green Ice is the soundtrack to the 1981 United Kingdom science fiction film Green Ice starring Ryan O'Neal.
(Si Si) Je Suis un Rock Star
 
"(Si Si) Je Suis un Rock Star" was a solo hit for Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones in 1981.

Photos - Bill Wyman27

People Recently Photographed with Bill Wyman2

Popular Albums2

Album Appearances & References8

Popular Songs1

Song Appearances & References4

Musical Groups1

Minor Film Appearances & References4

Collaborators & Influencers1

Other Music-Related Relationships20

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

Popular Tours1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles23

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On6

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles6

The Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman Has Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer: Musician Is 'Expected to Make a Full Recovery,' Says Rep
People  –  March 8, 2016
"The Wyman family has asked for their privacy during this time," a spokesperson for the musician added ... with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings, while running a record company in London's Chelsea district. How Well Do People Know Their Rock ...
Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer aged 79
Mirror  –  March 8, 2016
Rolling Stones star Bill Wyman has revealed he is battling cancer. The 79-year-old musician, a founding member of the band who left in 1993, was last seen in public as at Rupert Murdoch's wedding to former supermodel Jerry Hall at the weekend in London's ...
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has cancer
AOL  –  March 7, 2016
Bill Wyman, the legendary bassist who played with the Rolling Stones from 1962 to 1993, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to reps for the musician. "Bill has been diagnosed with prostate cancer," reads the statement. "He is undergoing ...
Rolling Stones former bassist Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer
International Business Times  –  March 8, 2016
28th April 1964: Young English rhythm and blues group The Rolling Stones, from left to right, drummer Charlie Watts, bass guitarist Bill Wyman, singer Mick Jagger, guitarist Brian Jones (1942 - 1969) and guitarist Keith Richards. (Photo by Keystone ...
Former Rolling Stones guitarist Bill Wyman battling cancer
News.com.au  –  March 8, 2016
FORMER Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, his spokesperson has confirmed. “He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in the early stages. The Wyman family has asked for ...
Rolling Stone Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer
Irish Independent  –  March 8, 2016
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer ... Prince backing band singer dedicates Jazz FM Awards performance to star A former member of Prince's backing band The New Power Generation has paid tribute to him with ...

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