Andy Roberts (musician)


Andy Roberts (musician)

Infobox musical artist

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Name = Andy Roberts
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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Andrew Roberts
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Born = Birth date and age|1946|6|12|df=y
Harrow, Middlesex
Died =
Instrument = Guitar
Genre = Rock
Occupation = Singer-songwriter, Composer
Years_active = 1960s - present
Label = RCA, Elektra
Associated_acts = Plainsong, The Liverpool Scene, The Scaffold, Roy Harper, Pink Floyd, Hank Wangford, Kevin Ayers, Iain Matthews, Mighty Baby
URL = [http://andyrobertsmusic.com/ andyrobertsmusic.com]
Notable_instruments =

Andrew "Andy" Roberts (born 12 June 1946) is an English musician.

Andy Roberts was born in Harrow, Middlesex, England. He has played with the The Liverpool Scene, Plainsong, The Scaffold, Roy Harper, Pink Floyd, Hank Wangford, Kevin Ayers, and Grimms. He has also done many sessions for artists such as Richard Thompson and Maddy Prior, and has been a musical partner to Iain Matthews for 30 years. He has also written film scores, themes for TV series, backed Billy Connolly, provided music and voice for Spitting Image and continues to create musical backdrops for the poetry of Roger McGough.

Discography

*"Home Grown", RCA SF8086 1970, Musicians: Roger Powell, Mike 'Ace' Evans, Gordon Huntley, Ian Whiteman - Arrangements by Dave Palmer - Produced by Sandy Roberton
*"Home Grown" B&C CAS1034 1971
*"Nina and the Dream Tree" Pegasus PEG 5, 1971; with: Iain Matthews, Roger Powell, Charlene Collins, Gerry Conway, Zoot Money, Mac and Katie Kissoon, Mike London, John Pearson, Dave Richards, Ray Warleigh - Arrangements: Robert Kirby.
*"Everyone" (band project), B&C CAS1028, 1971; with: Bob Sargeant, Dave Richards, John Pearson and John Porter. Produced by Sandy Roberton.
*"Urban Cowboy" Elektra K42139 (1973)
*"Andy Roberts and the Great Stampede" Elektra K42151 (1973)

ee also

*Liverpool poets

External links

* [http://andyrobertsmusic.com/ Andy Roberts official web site]
*imdb name|0003983|Andy Roberts (music for film and TV)
*ibdb name|id=12296|name=Andy Roberts
* [http://www.last.fm/music/Andy+Roberts Andy Roberts music on last.fm]


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