When people remember Roy Wood and the bands he was in, they usually remember The Move, ELO or Wizzard. However, not many people remember Wizzo Band, a Roy Wood project in the late 1970s. Wizzo Band was a jazz-rock ensemble that began in 1975 after the split of Wizzard. The line up was: - Roy Wood - guitar, saxophones - Rick Price - pedal steel guitar - Graham Gallery - bass - Paul Robbins - keyboards, backing vocals - Dave Donovan - drums - Billy Paul - alto and baritone saxes - Bob Wilson - trombone. They played one live show on the BBC programme 'Sight and Sound in Concert' filmed.
Super Active Wizzo is the only album by the short-lived Roy Wood Wizzo Band, formed by Roy Wood in 1977 to fulfill his more jazz-oriented ambitions. The band also released the two singles "The Stroll", preceding the album, and "Dancin’ At The Rainbow’s End". Neither singles nor album charted and the band split up in 1978. Tracklist: 1. Life Is Wonderful 2. Waitin' At This Door 3. Another Wrong Night 4. Sneakin' 5. Giant Footsteps (Jubilee) 6. Earthrise.
The best album by Roy Wood Wizzo Band is Super Active Wizzo which is ranked number 71,979 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3. Roy Wood Wizzo Band is ranked number 26,791 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3. Product Details. Wizzo Band - The Stroll. Roy Wood Wizzo Band best albums. 1. Super Active Wizzo.
But where that album was consciously a heavy, heavy rock & roll album, almost metallic in its attack, Super Active Wizzo has a lighter touch, preferring galloping rhythms and jazzy harmonies to bludgeoning riffs. That doesn't mean that it's an easier listen by any means
Listen to music from Roy Wood Wizzo Band like Waitin' At This Door and Sneakin'. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Roy Wood Wizzo Band. Overview (current section).
On the Road Again (Roy Wood album). On the Road Again is the third solo album by Roy Wood. The album was released only due to the intervention of Warner Bros. boss Mo Ostin, but it was only released in the United States, Germany and The Netherlands. The album includes guest appearances from Carl Wayne, Andy Fairweather-Low and John Bonham
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Written-By – Wood*
Written-By – Haslam*, Donovan*, Wood*
- Published By – Jet Music
- Published By – United Artists Music Ltd.
- Producer – Roy Wood
NotesAlternate solid centre pressing.
Black oval 'ROY WOOD Wizzo BAND' logo on labels at 6 'o clock position.
For label without the black oval logo see Roy Wood Wizzo Band - The Stroll.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched Runout): K 16961 A1
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched Runout): K 16961 B1
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): K 16961 A*
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): K 16961 B*
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