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Roger Wilson Folk Musician

Roger Wilson
Genres Folk
Musician, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer
Instruments Vocals, violin, guitar
1986-present
Labels

Ruf Records, Green Linnet,

Harbourtown Records, Whiff Records
The House Band
Website Wilson's official website

Roger Wilson is an English folk singer, fiddler, guitarist, and songwriter who, he says, abandoned a graphic design career to become a full-time musician in 1986.[1] He was a member of The House Band (1993-98) and later joined Chris Wood and Martin Carthy in performances.[2][3] He has also worked with Kate Rusby's Concert Party, with Pete Morton in Urban Folk, and with John Tams at the National Theatre.[2]

Compositions

Wilson's songs include "Indian Tea", "Payday" "Pride and Prejudice", "Sick of the Working Life," "The Banks of Red Roses", "The Cotton Reel", "The Gumble Waltz" "The Luckiest Man", "The Peg in the Hole", "Ultrasound", "Where my feet are going I don't know", and "Zakynthos Jig"

Discography

  • The Palm of Your Hand, Harbourtown Records HAR 002 (Vinyl), HARCD 020 (1988)
  • Urban Folk Volume One, Harbourtown Records (1991)
  • Stark Naked, Whiff Records WH001CD (1994)
  • Another Setting (The House Band), Green Linnet Records GLCD 1143 (1994)
  • Rockall (The House Band), Green Linnet GLCD 1174 (1996)
  • Urban Folk Volume Two: Self Destructive Fools, Harbourtown Records (1997)
  • Urban Folk Volumes 1+2, Harbourtown Records HARCD032 (1997)
  • Wood, Wilson, Carthy - Ruf Records RUFCD05 (1998)
  • October Song (The House Band), Green Linnet GLCD 1190 (1998)
  • You Look Familiar (2007)

References

  1. ^ Self-published bio at littlebackroom.com (subject's own website)
  2. ^ a b Harris, Craig. "Roger Wilson: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Ellen Rawson: "...they're not a group. They're merely three solo performers who get together occasionally to perform in a sort of round-robin manner." Wood Wilson Carthy at Rambles.com, 28 January 2001

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