born on 9/4/1950 in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
died in December 1993 in New York City, NY, United States
Peter Wood (musician)
|Peter Wood (musician)|
Peter John Wood (9 April 1950 1993) was an English musician, a 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, Jonathan Kelly, Tommy Shaw and Bob Dylan.
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", who featured in Pink Floyd's The Wall live shows in 1980 and 1981, and can be heard on the live album Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 198081.
He played keyboards on Joan Armatrading's breakthrough album Joan Armatrading in 1976.
Wood died in December 1993 at the age of 43. There have been conflicting reports on the cause of his death, ranging from suicide to slipping on his kitchen floor and cracking his head open.
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Guest musicians: Annie Stewart Crispian Steele-Perkins Paul Cosh Jim Watson George Parnaby Chris Pyne Alan Gout David Purser Steve Saunders Frank Ricotti Mal Linwood-Ross Colin Caldwell Jean Akers John G. Perry Peter Wood Derek Damain Robin Lumley Alan Skidmore Henry Lowther Jack Emblow Bob Sargeant
|Studio albums||Airconditioning Second Album Phantasmagoria Air Cut Midnight Wire Airborne Lovechild|
|Live albums||Live Live At The BBC Alive, 1990 Reborn|
|Compilations||The Best of Curved Air|
|Singles||It Happened Today Vivaldi What Happens When You Blow Yourself Up Back Street Luv" Everdance Sarah's Concern Phantasmagoria Desiree Kids to Blame Baby Please Don't Go Broken Lady Renegade We're Only Human|
|David Gilmour | Nick Mason | Roger Waters | Richard Wright | Syd Barrett | Bob Klose|
|The Piper at the Gates of Dawn | A Saucerful of Secrets | More | Ummagumma | Atom Heart Mother | Meddle | Obscured by Clouds | Dark Side of the Moon | Wish You Were Here | Animals | The Wall | The Final Cut | A Momentary Lapse of Reason | The Division Bell|
|Delicate Sound of Thunder | P*U*L*S*E | The Wall Live|
|Relics | A Nice Pair | Works | A Collection of Great Dance Songs | Shine On | Echoes|
|Videos and DVDs|
|Live at Pompeii | The Wall | Delicate Sound of Thunder | La Carrera Panamericana | P*U*L*S*E|
|Steve O'Rourke | Alan Parsons | Storm Thorgerson/Hipgnosis | Live performances | Trivia | Pigs | Publius Enigma|