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    Posted: June 28 2020 at 01:24
https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2020/06/the-stranger-than-fiction-secret-history-of-prog-rock-icon-rick-wakeman

I knew he had a rough patch with "King Arthur," but sleeping on park benches? 

On a cold winter night in 1980, a London bobby was walking his beat in Kensington Gardens when he spotted a man sleeping on a park bench. The bobby recognized him immediately from his long, straight golden hair. “Mr. Wakeman,” the officer said, trying to rouse the man. “Rick—get home to your missus. You’re pissed.”

Yes were very hard on keyboardists!  Pat Moraz also had a horrible time, financially, from what I've read. 


Edited by cstack3 - June 28 2020 at 01:26
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Ozric Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 28 2020 at 01:50
I thought Rick had to stay away from the ‘turps’ since 1977 thereabouts ??
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 28 2020 at 02:37
Great article
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Great article, makes me realize again that rock starts lives are not always what people think, but a trail of success and failure, like everybody's else.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 28 2020 at 14:30
A fantastic articleClap


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