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  Robert Wyatt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Wyatt, born Robert Ellidge, in Bristol on 28 January 1945, is an English musician, and a former member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine.
Wyatt won the day and 'lost his rag but not the wheel chair', but gave a performance that could be described as disgruntled.
In 2004, Wyatt collaborated with Björk on the song "Submarine" which was released on her fifth album Medúlla.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Wyatt   (984 words)

 Oklahoma Criminal Lawyers Attorneys: Criminal Defense Law: Oklahoma City Crime Lawyer Attorney
Attorneys in the Wyatt Law Office are licensed in the State of Oklahoma and for federal practice are licensed in Western District of Oklahoma (located in Oklahoma City), the Northern District of Oklahoma (located in Tulsa), and in the Eastern District of Oklahoma (located in Muskogee).
Bob Wyatt is eligible for admission in other federal courts either on a case-by-case basis (pro hac vice) or by regular admission since the federal laws are identical in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Wyatt's practice historically has been on trials and appeals related to criminal law; personal injury; professional negligence such as medical malpractice, accounting malpractice and legal malpractice; insurance defense; general civil litigation; and commercial litigation.
www.wyattlaw.com   (1798 words)

 CMT.com : Robert Wyatt : Biography
After months of painful recuperation, Wyatt reemerged with the harrowing Rock Bottom (1974) and the bizarre Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (1975), the former dealing explicitly with his post-accident life, the latter a series of surreal fables.
Despite his success, Wyatt remained quiet for much of the rest of the decade, breaking his silence during the punk era with a handful of singles recorded for the great English indie label Rough Trade.
His albums were lush, at times almost meditative, and Wyatt's voice -- clear, emotionally charged, and always on the verge of breaking -- brought great depth and soul to songs that, if recorded by a lesser artist, would have sounded terse and tired.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/wyatt_robert/bio.jhtml   (549 words)

 Amazon.com: Rock Bottom: Music: Robert Wyatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Robert Wyatt's 1974 masterpiece Rock Bottom is among the most layered, lovely, and luscious pop records ever as well as a testament to survival.
As Wyatt explains in the notes, "The night before the new group was to have its first rehearsal, I fell from a fourth floor window and broke my spine." Produced by Nick Mason, the cream of England's vital prog-rock scene contributed their most subtle, least-wanky efforts for their dear friend's solo recording.
Wyatt lets the track slowly build momentum, and along with the melancholy synth, is arguably inventive and builds on the abundance of ideas throughout the album, and although the unusual sounds, may disorientated new listeners, they demand several listens to fully appriceate.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000006AXS?v=glance   (2029 words)

 Robert Wyatt: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Matching mole was a progressive rock band formed in 1971 by robert wyatt after he left soft machine....
Wyatt won the day and 'lost his rag but not the wheel chair', EHandler: no quick summary.
(Wyatt colaborated with Björk on the song Submarine which was released on her fifth album Medúlla.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/robert_wyatt.htm   (1657 words)

 BBC - Experimental Review - Robert Wyatt, Cuckooland
Wyatt exists in a hermetic world where working methods remain unhurried by market forces and he regularly performs the seemingly impossible alchemical marriage of enchanting melody and politically charged lyrical content.
Wyatt shows himself to be no slouch on the cornet (''Old Europe'' conjures up a veritable big band sound from two players), yet it's the voice that remains his primary instrument.
If Robert were to turn up at one of their auditions they would not even recognise him and would tell him he couldn't sing.
www.bbc.co.uk /music/experimental/reviews/robertwyatt_cuckoo.shtml   (1862 words)

 Robert Wyatt - Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Robert Wyatt was a founding member of the Soft Machine, who along with Pink Floyd Helped to transform the late sixties psychedelic scene in the UK into something more lasting.
In 1973, Wyatt fell from a third floor window during a party, leaving him paralysed from the waist downwards.
Produced by Wyatt himself, with the participation of old and new friends such as Brian Eno, Paul Weller, Evan Parker, Phil Manzanera and others, Wyatt, yet again, brings his musical career to new and overwhelming peaks.
www.strongcomet.com /wyatt   (291 words)

 Robert Wyatt
Robert Wyatt started out in Soft Machine, where he recorded four albums simply called first, second, third and fourth.
A fall from a third storey window had left Wyatt paralysed from the waist down and while he was recovering he concocted the ironically titled "Rock Bottom" that was released in seventy four.
Wyatt's plaintive vocals are highlighted of course and account for part of the enjoyment.
www.geocities.com /slangrock/robertwyatt.html   (653 words)

 Robert Wyatt: Rock Bottom ---Ink Blot Magazine
Robert Wyatt first gained notice in the late 60s when he drummed and sang for the Soft Machine.
Wyatt was booted from the group in 1971 due to personal and musical differences.
Wyatt's fragmentary lyric to "Sea Song" links tidal and menstrual cycles in an effort to come to turns with his own mood swings.
www.inkblotmagazine.com /rev-archive/Robert_Wyatt_Rock.htm   (440 words)

 Robert Wyatt
With hardly a pause, Wyatt then put togther the band Matching Mole, whose name was derived from a phonetic anglicization of the French translation of 'Soft Machine' (Machine Molle).
A mere three months after his accident, Robert Wyatt was already back in the studio recording the second (and subsequently one of his most highly rated) of his solo efforts, Rock Bottom.
Wyatt continued with solo and collaborative work (including a single release of his cover version of The Monkees' I'm a Believer) before retiring from music in 1975.
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 TrouserPress.com :: Robert Wyatt
Having first come to prominence as founding drummer/vocalist with Canterbury's Soft Machine, Bristol-born Robert Wyatt is one of the English art-schools' most notable (and best-loved) musical alumni, retaining that genre's spirit of musical adventurousness without indulging in the bloated pretensions that sidetracked many of his contemporaries.
Setting out to record a solo album, Wyatt assembled the quartet Matching Mole —; the name is a phonetic adaptation of the French translation of "soft machine" — and released two albums of meandering (and occasionally charming) pieces, mostly instrumentals, under the rubric.
Wyatt lay low for the remainder of the '70s, finally reemerging at the turn of the decade with a series of four audacious Rough Trade singles.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=robert_wyatt   (1094 words)

 * Dusted Reviews - Robert Wyatt *
Robert Wyatt is one of the lesser-known legends who came to rise in the psychedelic ‘60s.
Wyatt appears to have taken an active role in the release and provides photos and artwork for the already extensive liner notes.
Robert Wyatt remains a unique figure in the world of music.
www.dustedmagazine.com /reviews/1119   (579 words)

 Robert Graves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert von Ranke Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was an English scholar, poet, and novelist.
The remarkable details of their sojourn there and ultimate breakup have been told in several books: T.S. Matthews, a managing editor of Time magazine, published a factual account in Jacks or Better (1977), and Miranda Seymour, one of Graves's biographers, gave a fictionalized version in her novel The Summer of '39 (1998).
His home in Majorca became something of a Mecca for iconoclasts and rebels of all sorts, and people as diverse as Len Lye, William Gaddis and Robert Wyatt made the pilgrimage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Graves   (1619 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Cuckooland: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Cuckooland, Robert Wyatt's first full-length of new material since 1997's Shleep, is no less mischievous, witty, and poignant.
Most importantly, Wyatt has demonstrated once again that it makes no difference what else is going on in the pop world, he still creates a fiercely independent and wide open notion of song and composition that is always abundantly "musical", topically relevant, as well as entertaining, provocative, and completely, utterly engaging from top to bottom.
Robert Wyatt continues to go his own way, unaffected by fashion, commercial considerations or the need to sing in tune.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000C6IVT   (1011 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | 'I've no idea what's next'
Thirty years after that life-changing fall, Wyatt and his partner, Alfreda Benge, are once again Delfina's tenants at her live-in studios for visiting British and international artists on an untidy stretch of Bermondsey Street in south London.
Wyatt had been on the road almost constantly for a decade until his accident in 1973.
Feza's trumpet also featured on Wyatt's next LP, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard, but his unexpected death while being treated in hospital for a nervous disorder - a death Wyatt puts down to neglect engendered by racism - galvanised Wyatt towards a decade of political engagement with the Communist party.
arts.guardian.co.uk /features/story/0,11710,1046940,00.html   (1617 words)

 Amazon.com: Cuckooland: Music: Robert Wyatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
So, Robert Wyatt is still the director own distinctive type of movie, bringing his now-usual cast (hi Paul Weller!), and like many cinema auteurs, once you have the taste for his work it's fascinating to get each fresh installment.
This new Robert Wyatt work is an absolute masterpiece, deep and reflectful, yet glowingly psychedelic in the vein of the classic Rock Bottom or bits of Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard.
Robert Wyatt has been producing progresive masterpieces ever since the late sixties, wther with his group work in Soft Machine and Mathing Mole, or his illustrious solo career.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000C6IVT?v=glance   (1202 words)

Alfi Benge • Hugh Hopper • Francis Monkman • Robert Wyatt
Vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Robert Wyatt's career extends from the beginings of the psychedelic era to the present day.
But as we worked on it, Robert became more and more involved in it, until it ended up in its final form.
cuneiformrecords.com /bandshtml/wyatt.html   (190 words)

 ROBERT WYATT Cuckooland reviews and MP3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Wyatt as one of the most outstanding figure in 2000´s music as well.
Wyatt has decided he can play the trumpet, and that he should play it on almost every song.
Wyatt himself puts himself in charge of trumpet and cornet with unhidden enthusiasm and sufficient skill, in addition to his usual vocal / drumkit / piano / percussion duties.
www.progarchives.com /Progressive_rock_discography_CD.asp?cd_id=5384   (1250 words)

 Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Once drummer and vocalist with avant-rock ensemble The Soft Machine, Robert Wyatt is a rare exception to the rule that artists never produce their best work after departing their former employers.
Never forgetting his jazz roots, which became prominent in his group material, Wyatt crucially learned how to write and develop on strong material combined with some unique production techniques which made him more influential than he was originally given credit for.
Wyatt's first album as a solo artist was recorded in the aftermath of tragic circumstances; confined to a wheelchair after a fall from from a fourth-floor window.
www.leonardslair.co.uk /rockbottom.htm   (329 words)

 BBC - BBC Four Music - Robert Wyatt
Robert Wyatt is one of the best-kept secrets of contemporary British music.
A fall from a window left Wyatt confined to a wheelchair, but he continued recording, even in hospital.
His most well-known song is probably Shipbuilding, a protest against the Falklands war written for him by Elvis Costello, while his 1997 album Schleep won acclaim as one of the best albums of the past 10 years.
www.bbc.co.uk /bbcfour/music/features/robert-wyatt.shtml   (176 words)

 Music For Your Eyes: Robert Wyatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The nice melody of the Monkees' song is made precious by Robert's voice and the refined arrangements.
Wyatt never reached the inspiration of those days again, but still his rare productions are precious events that deserves all of our attention.
robert wyatt is one of my all time favourite human beings, rock bottom is my fave album of all time, and this clip of sea song...
musicforyoureyes.blogspot.com /2006/03/robert-wyatt_12.html   (586 words)

 Cuckooland by Robert Wyatt CD
Once again, Robert Wyatt has released a collection of songs that will haunt the listener for years.
Highlights include the opener, "Just a Bit," which features Wyatt on cornet, Whitehead's trombone, and the soprano sx of Gilad Atzmon to create a shimmering wash of sound over which Wyatt's voice soars.
Wyatt's cover of Jobim's "Insensatez" revisits his romantic side (a la "O Caroline") with a haunting clarinet solo by Atzmon and segues beautifully into Mister E, (a punning piece by Mantler).
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/6337461/a/Cuckooland.htm   (349 words)

 These Vintage Years! - Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music - Robert Wyatt
Lead Vocals, Timbales, Cabasa, Background Vocals On "Frontera" Diamond Head and Vozero.Robert Wyatt was a founding member of the Soft Machine.
After extensive touring, Wyatt left intending to pursue a solo career, but instead assembled Matching Mole who released two critically acclaimed LP's.
In 1973, Wyatt fell from a third floor window during a party, leaving him paralysed from the waist disbanding prematurely downwards.
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 Robert Wyatt mp3.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Robert Wyatt To The Old World (Thank You For The Use Of Your Body) mp3
Robert Wyatt Las Vegas Tango, Part 1 (Repeat) mp3
Robert Wyatt Las Vegas Tango, Part 1 mp3
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 eBay - robert wyatt, CDs, Records items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
ROBERT WYATT LP Ruth is Stranger than Richard 1975
ROBERT WYATT Meltdown London 2001 Promo DAVID GILMOUR
Robert Wyatt, Work in progress EP (Biko,Yolanda etc.)
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 Robert Wyatt
Wyatt, R.E., W.M. Ainley, R.T. Nagao, T.W. Conner, and J.L. Key.
Robert Wyatt - Oct. 27, 2000, Murray State University.
Robert E. Wyatt, Shekema A. Hodge, and Triscia Wharton.
bioweb.wku.edu /faculty/wyatt   (476 words)

 Robert Wyatt News
News about Robert Wyatt continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Mercury Music Prize outsider Robert Wyatt has spoken in favour of fellow nominee Ty ahead of Tuesday's award.
When it comes to the persistent problem of descriptive inadequacy in contemporary music criticism, there can be no more fitting example than Robert Wyatt, the non-genre-bound English...
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 Robert Wyatt interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Wyatt's solo work is characterized by his beautiful, quavery voice and his earnest committment to socialism.
It probably helped me for later on, when I came to do things with my own keyboard playing.
I just had a letter a week ago from somebody in Chile saying, "Please, Robert, send me the words of 'Moon In June,'" and I absolutely have no idea what they are.
www.furious.com /perfect/wyatt.html   (4206 words)

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