He was a member of the WILDE FLOWERS from 1963 till 1966 the soul and R&B influenced mother-band
of the Canterbury Scene.
After that he became a founding member of The SOFT MACHINE (1966-1971), followed by his own band
MATCHING MOLE (2 albums 1972-73), which came to end , when he got paralysed after a fall out of a window.
His first solo album , a mix from Freeform to Jazzrock was released in 1970 (it took me a long time -30 years-
- to understand it - now Im able to hear it) .
He had a break after the accident , but came back with his next effort in 1974.
Now on vocals and keyboards he released two great LPs on Virgin and even had a small single hit with
the NEIL DIAMOND song : Im a Believer.
It now became quiet till the 80s, when he started releasing some rare 7inches first and with :
Nothing Can Stop Us - a new album in 1982. In his break he took part on some sessions.
. Since this time he is very active releasing some great albums.
Style: Freeform-Jazzrock ; Psych ; Prog-Jazz-Rock
See - Canterbury Scene:
Wilde Flowers ; Soft Machine ; Matching Mole ; Daevid Allen ; Caravan ; Hatfield & The North ;
Syd Barrett ; Ben Watt ; Henry Cow ; Nick Mason ; Kevin Ayers ; Pink Floyd ; Roxy Music ;
Gong ; Matching Mole ; Julie (Driscoll) Tippetts ; 801 ;
Robert Wyatt - drums, vocals, piano, organ; Mark Charig - cornet;
Neville Whitehead - bass; Elton Dean - sax ; Mark Ellidge - piano;
David Sinclair - organ; Cyril Ayers - perc.;
Robert Wyatt - vocals, keyboards, cornet, guitar, perc.;
Hugh Hopper - loops, bass; Francis Monkman - synthesizers, piano, e-piano; Alfi Benge - vocals;
Robert Wyatt - vocals, keyboards, guitar, perc.; Fred Frith - violin, guitar, viola;
Hugh Hopper, Richard Sinclair - bass; Laurie Allan, Nick Mason - drums; Gary Windo - reeds;
Mongezi Feza - trumpet; Mike Oldfield - guitar; Dave Stewart, Julie Tippetts - keyb.;
John Peel, Julie Tippetts, Ivor Cutler - voices, baritone concertina; Alfreda Benge - voice, illustrations;
Robert Wyatt - vocals, keyboards, perc.; Mogutsi Mothle - double bass;
Bill MacCormick - bass guitar; Harry Beckett - flugelhorn ; Frank Roberts - keyboard;
Esmail Shek, Disharhi - tablas; Kadir Durvesh - Shehnai;
Producers: Wyatt, Peel
Tracks : from: TOP GEAR Shows & Sdtr.
Soup Song 3:11
Sea Song 8:09
Im a Believer (N.Diamond) 3:43
Blimey O'Riley 4:23 - Home Demo 2003
Solar Flares burn for You 7:45
God Song 5:11
Fol De Rol 1:49
Little Child 3:11
We got an Arts Council Grant 1:33
Righteous Rhumba 1:17
Twas Brillig 5:02 - Home Demo 2003
The Verb 3:27