Peter Wood (musician)

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Peter Wood
Birth name Peter John Wood
Born 9 April 1950
Middlesex, England
Died December 1993 (age 43)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • accordion
Years active 1976–1993
Associated acts

Peter John Wood (9 April 1950 – December 1993)[1] was an English keyboardist born in Middlesex, England. In his early years he lived with his parents in Hythe Field Avenue, Egham, Surrey. He was a member of Quiver, latterly Sutherland Brothers & Quiver, and Natural Gas, before he began to work closely with Al Stewart, Roger Waters, as well as Cyndi Lauper, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, Jonathan Kelly and Tommy Shaw.

Wood is the co-writer of the 1976 Al Stewart single "Year of the Cat".

He was one of the original members of the "surrogate band",[2] who featured in Pink Floyd's The Wall live shows in 1980 and 1981,[3] and can be heard on the live album Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980–81.[2]

He played keyboards on Joan Armatrading's breakthrough album Joan Armatrading in 1976.

Wood died in December 1993 at the age of 43.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thedeadrockstrasclub.com - accessed September 2010
  2. ^ a b Mabbett, Andy (2010). Pink Floyd - The Music and the Mystery. London: Omnibus. ISBN 9781849383707. 
  3. ^ Fitch, Vernon (2005), The Pink Floyd Encyclopedia (Third ed.), ISBN 1-894959-24-8

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