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  Bill Wyman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bill Wyman (born William George Perks on 24 October 1936) was the bassist for the English rock and roll band The Rolling Stones from its founding in 1962 until 1991.
Wyman says he created the essential riff to "Jumpin' Jack Flash," although Mick Jagger and Keith Richards dispute the claim and are credited with writing the song.
Wyman is an also an amateur archaeologist and has a hobby of metal detecting.
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 Bill Wyman: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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Evidently Wyman maintained a friendly relationship with the first member of the Rolling Stones to voluntarily leave the band, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bi/bill_wyman.htm   (764 words)

 NPR - Morning Edition
To Bill Wyman, the blues was "sort of naughty" and more interesting than the pop music of the early 1960s.
Wyman is the former bassist for the Rolling Stones.
Wyman, now 65, says he became aware of the blues in the mid-1950s when he heard Lonnie Donegan's skiffle hit "Rock Island Line," which was based on the country blues music of Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/2001/dec/wyman/011213.wyman.html   (667 words)

 Concerted Efforts - Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings
Bill is now the owner of The Ripple Group of companies and the London based Sticky Fingers restaurant.
Bill Wyman has been seen in films, Sympathy for the Devil, Gimme Shelter, Ladies and Gentlemen and Rolling Stones, Let's Spend The Night Together, Digital Dreams and Rolling Stones in IMAX, Larger Than Life.
Bill Wyman and The Rhythm Kings will be going on a European and UK tour beginning 2 May 2001 and will be visiting USA in August.
www.concertedefforts.com /artists_wyma.asp   (603 words)

 BillWyman.com - The Official Bill Wyman site
A rich, full tapestry of the life and times of Bill Wyman through which are woven whimsical fantasy sequences, historical slices of his career with the world’s greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band ever, The Rolling Stones, and intimate psycho-dramatic glimpses behind the public mask of this superstar.
Bill Wyman, already confirmed as the eternal archivist, purchased a computer that made him one of the first people in the UK to own an Apple home computer.
Wyman recruited an eclectic group of fascinating personalities to complete the cast list in “Digital Daydreams” such as the late Stanley Unwin, well known for his gobbledy-gook speak, who famously glazed the Small Faces’ “Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake” album with his own inimitable narration and world famous astronomer and TV presenter Sir Patrick Moore.
www.billwyman.com   (1296 words)

 Can Bill Wyman be Bill Wyman? No, says Bill Wyman / Rock critic takes heat from rocker of same name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Journalist Bill Wyman was asked to cease and desist being Bill Wyman, "if indeed, (his) given legal name is Bill Wyman (a fact which we would insist be reasonably demonstrated to us)," according to the letter the paper received from attorney Howard Siegel of New York.
As journalist Bill Wyman pointed out in his column last week, the sad fact is that he's been Bill Wyman longer than his doppelganger.
Wyman was in Scotland on Wednesday, but through his publicist said that journalist Bill Wyman was just being asked "to make it apparent to his readers that he's not me -- especially when he's writing about the Stones!"
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2002/11/21/MN231868.DTL   (436 words)

 VH1.com : Bill Wyman : Biography
Reportedly asked to join the group simply because he had his own amplifier, he was, at age 25, by several years the oldest member of the group; regardless, his chemistry with the other band members was immediate, and with the subsequent arrival of Watts, the classic Rolling Stones lineup was soon cemented.
In 1974, Wyman became the first from their ranks to record a solo LP, the all-star Monkey Grip; two years later, he repeated the trick with Stone Alone.
While rarely the recipient of the kind of media attention given his more notorious bandmates, Wyman found himself at the center of scandal in 1989 when he married model Mandy Smith, whom he'd begun dating when she was just 13 years old; they divorced a year later.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/wyman_bill/bio.jhtml   (389 words)

In this evocative and intensely personal history of the blues, Bill Wyman pays tribute to the musicians who inspired him and whose music he took around the world as a member of the Rolling Stones.
But this is no superficial history: Bill Wyman's in-depth odyssey reveals a society where poverty and injustice as well as love and faith, found their expression in a musical style that gave birth to rock 'n' roll.
Bill Wyman is a legend in his own right.
cn.dk.com /nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,11_9780789480460,00.html   (234 words)

Bill Wyman couldn't be happier with his new band, the Rhythm Kings.
Wyman will only go places he can reach by car - he's only been on a plane twice since 1990 - so no American tour is planned.
Wyman's wife is friends with Jerry Hall, so the Wyman and Jagger children play together and they get together for holidays.
www.fuel2000.com /wymanbio.html   (818 words)

 Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey
Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey takes the reader back through time to examine the origins of American Rhythm Blues from the arrival of African slaves onto colonial plantations.
While Wyman was backing Muddy Waters at the June 1974 Montreux Jazz Festival, he was approached by Buddy Guy and Junior Wells to assemble a rhythm section to back them for their scheduled performance.
Bill's parting comment was to expect another studio album from the Rhythm Kings in 2002.
www.rockontour.net /wtn1.html   (1099 words)

 Rocksnobs: Bill Wyman
Bill is also wearing smart brown eyeshadow, and an awful lot of fl eyeliner.
I mean, Bill's voice is okay, but I don't think that it is strong enough to support an entire album.
I can state with confidence that last summer I was the coolest kid at the Bill Wyman show, and it was all thanks to my pink Stone Alone t-shirt.
www.rocksnobs.com /2002_05_28_billwyman.html   (869 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Showbiz | 'Legal row' over Bill Wyman's name
A US journalist has reportedly been contacted by lawyers representing a former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman over use of his name, which happens to be the same as the guitarist.
Journalist Bill Wyman, a staff writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has written an article about receiving the letter, a copy of which is included on the newspaper's website.
The journalist added that the former Stone was actually born William George Perks, and changed his name to Bill Wyman by deed poll in 1964, according to a book about him called Stone Alone.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/showbiz/2480259.stm   (403 words)

 Sound Check with Bill Wyman - October 2001
Bill Wyman was born William George Perks in October 1936.
Wyman sang lead vocals on one song with the group, "In Another Land", released as a single by the Stones in November 1967.
Bill Wyman played bass guitar with "The World's Greatest Rock'n'Roll Band" from 1962, until his last performance on the 1990 European Urban Jungle Tour with the Rolling Stones at Wembley Stadium in London on August 25, 1990.
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 Journalist Bill Wyman threatened with legal action for having same name as Rolling Stones member | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
If a guy named Bill Clinton wrote an article in my local newspaper about his opinions on a proposal to build a new strip club in the county, the paper would be damned sure to note that they weren't printing a letter from the former president.
Bill Wyman the journalist was born with the name.
Bill Wyman (the*cough*musician*cough*) should remember: the Stones borrowed their name, and indeed it was borrowed again by His Bobness when the classic 'Like A Washed Up White BluesMan' was a hit for him in 1965.
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 Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
Bill Wyman...that "dragging, booming bass player" was for three decades one half of the rhythm section of the "world's greatest rock and roll band", The Rolling Stones.
Bill is still unpredictable, as you will learn reading this account of a recent performance with his Rhythm Kings.
Bill Wyman has had an admiration for Gary Brooker since the Brooker/Trower Paramounts days, before Procol Harum was formed.
www.seahaas.com /wymanwhynotman.html   (1641 words)

 IORR Bill Wyman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There are lots of glossy photos,as Bill and his wife Suzanne Accosta (36) opens their new home in Chelsea, London to the magazine readers.
Bill is a very happy man, for sure, and these photos tells the reason why he left the Stones.
The magazine interview tells how Bill never had the time for this kind of family life in the 60', as he had very little time for his now grown up son Stephen.
www.iorr.org /bill/billw.htm   (374 words)

 Bill Wyman - Penguin UK Authors - Penguin UK
William George Wyman was born in south east London and joined The Rolling Stones in 1962.
To date, Bill has written four books: his autobiography, Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock and Roll Band(1990), Wyman Shoots Chagall(1998), which features a selection of informal photographs taken by Bill of the late artist and Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey (2001), which was also a TV series.
Bill is married to Susanne Accosta, and they have three young daughters - Katherine Noelle, Jessica Rose, and Matilda Mae.
www.penguin.co.uk /nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,0_1000035501,00.html?sym=BIO   (313 words)

 Mandy Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mandy Smith (born Mandy Louise Smith on 17 July 1970) is a British singer, model and actress.
In 1983 at age 13 she started dating the then 47 year old Rolling Stones's bassist Bill Wyman.
At the same time Wyman's son was engaged to Mandy Smith's mother.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mandy_Smith   (427 words)

 Amazon.com: Double Bill: Music: Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Bill Wyman has assembled a lot of talent for this project including Albert Lee, Gary Booker, George Harrison, Martin Taylor and Wyman himself.
Bill Wyman really has a great ear for rediscovering half-forgotten classics from the blues, swing and pop history.
Bill Wyman is doing a good job with his band The Rhythm Kings.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005J71O?v=glance   (1166 words)

 Bill Wyman
Bill’s Diary: I went to the ground floor and did a Book Signing for The Bill Wyman Blues Odyssey from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
Bill’s Diary: We received standing ovations for I Put A Spell On You and each of the encores.
Bill’s Diary: Everyone thanked us and we left and returned to the hotel by taxi, arriving at 12:45am.
www2.suite224.net /~bobleb/wyman.htm   (757 words)

 Antiquities and Ancient Art: Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman Finds Metal Detecting for Artifacts 'More Interesting than the ...
In a new book called Bill Wyman's Treasure Islands to be released this month, which Bill has spent almost a decade researching, he and his co-author Richard Havers celebrate the treasures that have been found in the British islands and reveal some of what they tell us about ancient British history.
Bill Wyman’s Treasure Islands is a journey around Britain to many of the sites where all kinds of artefacts, coins, gold, silver, jewellery and what would have once been items in everyday use have been found.
An indepth article on the book along with pictures of Wyman in the fields with his metal detector and a display case of some of his finds can be found at ThisisLondon.co.uk.
antiquities.blogs.com /antiquities/2005/03/rolling_stones_.html   (530 words)

 NPR : Bill Wyman
As the assistant managing editor overseeing NPR News’ arts coverage, Bill Wyman and his staff offer listeners thoughtful and in-depth reporting on film, the fine arts, the performing arts, media, Internet culture, and digital technology.
Wyman was a long-time staff writer at the Chicago Reader, the alternative weekly, where he wrote the pop-music column "Hitsville." He also co-hosted a popular and award-winning commercial radio show in Chicago, Sound Opinions.
Wyman also oversaw Eric Boehlert's groundbreaking investigation of radio payola and the Clear Channel broadcasting giant.
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 eBay - bill wyman, CDs, Records items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Stone Alone by Bill Wyman, Ray Coleman (1990)
Rolling With the Stones by Bill Wyman, Richard Haver...
Bill Wyman Rolling Stones LP advert Creem magazine 1976
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Wyman, Bill
By his own admission, Bill Wyman spent his 30 years as a Rolling Stone standing in the shadows.
In 1992, Bill Wyman quit the Rolling Stones after 30 years.
The former bassist for the legendary British group, now 64, has spent his recent years researching, collecting and -- with his current group The Rhythm Kings -- performing the classic blues music that drove the Stones in the first place.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Artists/W/Wyman_Bill   (183 words)

 Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings Movie: Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings DVD is available from Bestprices.com
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings Movie: Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings DVD is available from Bestprices.com
The bass player for one of the world's most influential rock bands, the Rolling Stones, Bill Wyman has also lent to his talent to many other projects.
One of these, his Rhythm Kings, is filmed performing 12 rousing songs with a slew of famed musical guests.
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Many sites use to focus in biography, discography, lyrics, etc. since all about is written outhere, here you will find Bill Wyman works on studio as a solo artist, as a producer and as a session musician.
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings and it also links ot a virtual tour of his London restaurant at:
Log of The Artist Shop/Talk City chat with Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones and The Rhythm Kings on Sunday, March 22, 1998
www.rocksoff.org /bill.htm   (674 words)

 Bill Wyman - Biography, Photos, and more - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey: A Journey to Music's Heart & Soul
The Official Bill Wyman website, charting his history as a rock and roll star with the Rolling Stones, through to the present day having returned to his...
At age 47, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with 13-year old Mandy Smith, with her mother's...
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 Bill Wyman Rhythm King - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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