Roy Wood

Roy Wood

 

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Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard. As a songwriter, he contributed a number of hits to the repertoire of these bands.

The BBC has described Wood as being "responsible for some of the most memorable sounds of the Seventies" and "credited as playing a major role in the Glam Rock, Psychedelic and Prog Rock movements".[3] In 2008, Wood was awarded an honorary doctorate for his contribution to rock and pop by the University of Derby.[3] In 2015, his long and eclectic career was recognised with the "Outer Limits" award at the Progressive Music Awards in London.[4] Wood was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 as a member of Electric Light Orchestra.[5]

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Highlights10

The Move
 
All This and World War II
 
All This and World War II is a 1976 musical documentary that juxtaposes Beatles songs, performed by a number of musicians, with World War II newsreel footage and 20th Century Fox films from the 1940s.
 
Wizzard
 
The Idle Race
 

Photos - Roy Wood176

Popular Albums8

Album Appearances & References20

Song Appearances & References10

Musical Groups6

Films1

TV Shows3

Collaborators & Influencers7

Other Music-Related Relationships12

Events1

Spotify - Albums & Singles27

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On5

 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts4

News Articles6

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on joking around in the era of Trump
  –  February 2, 2018
It's fitting that comedian Roy Wood Jr. is an avid player of Sudoku ... The model? The outfit is done. The singer? The song is done. The dancer? The routine was rehearsed. But this joke — this is a thought, bro. This might be the first time it's ...
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on joking around in the era of Trump
  –  February 2, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — It's fitting that comedian Roy Wood Jr. is an avid player of Sudoku ... The outfit is done. The singer? The song is done. The dancer? The routine was rehearsed. But this joke — this is a thought, bro. This might be the first time ...
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on joking around in the era of Trump
  –  February 2, 2018
NEW YORK — It’s fitting that comedian Roy Wood Jr. is an avid player of Sudoku ... The outfit is done. The singer? The song is done. The dancer? The routine was rehearsed. But this joke — this is a thought, bro. This might be the first time ...
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on joking around in the era of Trump
  –  February 2, 2018
NEW YORK, N.Y. – It’s fitting that comedian Roy Wood Jr. is an avid player of Sudoku ... The outfit is done. The singer? The song is done. The dancer? The routine was rehearsed. But this joke — this is a thought, bro. This might be the first ...
Roy Wood Rock and Roll Band Live at Sage Gateshead - perfect for run-up to Christmas
  –  December 19, 2017
You know that Christmas is around the corner when the festive strains of Slade, Band Aid and Shaky fill the airwaves of radios and shopping centres nationwide. One song you can bet your life on hearing umpteen times before you unwrap your pressies and tuck ...
Dec. 28-29: Roy Wood Jr., Maceo Parker, Chipping of the Trees, Greg Proops, Sing-Along Sound of Music, Kwanzaa 2017, Snoop Dogg
  –  December 28, 2017
Roy Wood Jr.: The clever standup comic and correspondent on “The Daily Show” opens a three-night gig. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.] Maceo Parker: The funk and soul bandleader and sax man kicks off a four-night engagement of ...

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