‘The Voices of Robert Wyatt’

‘The Voices of Robert Wyatt’

Robert Wyatt soothingly details his career as a musician as well as his life in general to the BBC, interspersed with many gems of good-natured wisdom.

Robert Wyatt wistfully talks to BBC Radio 4 on the many aspects of his past and life history which have shaped his career as one of Britain’s most idiosyncratic musicians. From his intense drinking sessions with Keith Moon that resulted in his glowing affinity for alternating Tequila Slammers with Southern Comfort, to the very accident which resulted in the paralysis of his lower-body, Wyatt divulges tales which display not only his good humour and grounded nature as a musician, but also a profoundly meditative element of his character which has clearly enabled him to be set distinctly apart from other artists of the prog-rock era and beyond: essential listening.

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