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John Wetton

John Wetton
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John Kenneth Wetton (born 12 June 1949, died 31 January 2017) was an English singer, bassist, and songwriter. He was born in Willington, Derbyshire, and grew up in Bournemouth. He initially rose to fame in progressive rock with bands such as Mogul Thrash, Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, UK, Jack-Knife, and later went on to work with Wishbone Ash, then hit the big time with Asia.
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John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1 John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1
(Primary Purpose PP004CD, 2015, 2CD)
Asia — Gravitas Asia — Gravitas
(Frontiers Records FR CD 643, 2014, CD)
John Wetton and the Les Paul Trio — New York Minute John Wetton and the Les Paul Trio — New York Minute
(Primary Purpose PP003, 2013/2015, CD)
Asia — XXX Asia — XXX
(Frontiers Records FR CDVD 560, 2012, CD+DVD)
John Wetton — Raised in Captivity John Wetton — Raised in Captivity
(Frontiers Records FR CD 522, 2011, CD)
Asia — Phoenix Asia — Phoenix
(EMI 50999 212869 26, 2008, CD)
Billy Sherwood — Back against the Wall Billy Sherwood — Back against the Wall
(Purple Pyramid CLP-1535, 2005, 2CD)
John Wetton — Live via Satellite John Wetton — Live via Satellite
(Primary Purpose PP005CD, 2002/2015, 2CD)
King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club
(Discipline DGM0008, 2000, CD)
After Crying  — Live - Struggle for Life After Crying — Live - Struggle for Life
(Periferic BGCD 054-55, 2000, 2CD)
John Wetton — Live at the Sun Plaza Tokyo 1999 John Wetton — Live at the Sun Plaza Tokyo 1999
(Blueprint BP335, 2000, 2CD)
Steve Hackett — Darktown Steve Hackett — Darktown
(Camino CAMCD17, 1999, CD)
Ian McDonald — Drivers Eyes Ian McDonald — Drivers Eyes
(Camino CAMCD18, 1999, CD)
John Wetton — The Official Bootleg Archive - Vol. 1 John Wetton — The Official Bootleg Archive - Vol. 1
(Cherry Red PP007, 1999/2016, 6CD)
John Wetton & Richard Palmer-James — Monkey Business 1972-1997 John Wetton & Richard Palmer-James — Monkey Business 1972-1997
(Blueprint BP-295-CD, 1998, CD)
John Wetton — Arkangel John Wetton — Arkangel
(Renaissance RMED00114, 1997/1999, CD)
David Cross — Exiles David Cross — Exiles
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0146, 1997, CD)
Asia  — Live in Nottingham Asia — Live in Nottingham
(Blueprint BP-253-CD, 1997, CD)
Steve Hackett — The Tokyo Tapes Steve Hackett — The Tokyo Tapes
(Camino CAMCD15, 1997, CD)
Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited
(Reef Recordings SRECD 704, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales
(Magna Carta MA-9009-2, 1996, CD)
John Wetton — Battle Lines John Wetton — Battle Lines
(Eclipse 084-46552, 1994, CD)
Asia — Aqua Asia — Aqua
(Inside Out Music 0500922, 1992/2010, CD)
Asia — Live in Hyogo Asia — Live in Hyogo
(Voiceprint VPTM0006CD, 1990/2003, 2CD)
Phil Manzanera — Southern Cross Phil Manzanera — Southern Cross
(Agenda 72167, 1990, CD)
Wetton / Manzanera — Wetton / Manzanera Wetton / Manzanera — Wetton / Manzanera
(Blueprint BP-241-CD, 1987/2001, CD)
Phil Manzanera — Guitarissimo Phil Manzanera — Guitarissimo
(E.G. Records EGCD 69, 1986, CD)
Asia — Astra Asia — Astra
(Geffen Records MCAD 20851, 1985/1995, CD)
Asia — Alpha Asia — Alpha
(Geffen Records 4008-2, 1983/1990, CD)
Asia — Asia Asia — Asia
(Geffen Records 2008-2, 1982/1990, CD)
Asia — Live in Buffalo Asia — Live in Buffalo
(Voiceprint VPTM005CD, 1982/2003, 2CD)
Phil Manzanera — Primitive Guitars Phil Manzanera — Primitive Guitars
(E.G. Records EEGCD 14, 1982/1990, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Number the Brave Wishbone Ash — Number the Brave
(MCA-5200, 1981, LP)
John Wetton — Caught in the Crossfire John Wetton — Caught in the Crossfire
(Renaissance RMED00116, 1980/1999, CD)
John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980 John Wetton — King's Road - 1972-1980
(E.G. Records EGCD 70, 1980/1987, CD)
U.K. — Danger Money U.K. — Danger Money
(E.G. Records EGCD 39, 1979/1990, CD)
Atoll — Rock Puzzle Atoll — Rock Puzzle
(Musea FGBG 4024.AR, 1979/1993, CD)
Phil Manzanera — K-Scope Phil Manzanera — K-Scope
(E.G. Records EGCD 37, 1978/1990, CD)
U.K. — U.K. U.K. — U.K.
(E.G. Records EGCD 35, 1978/1988, CD)
Bryan Ferry — In Your Mind Bryan Ferry — In Your Mind
(Polydor 2302 055, 1977, LP)
Uriah Heep — High and Mighty Uriah Heep — High and Mighty
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD101, 1976/2004, CD)
Bryan Ferry — Let's Stick Together Bryan Ferry — Let's Stick Together
(Island Records ILPS 9367, 1976, LP)
Roxy Music — Viva! Roxy Music Roxy Music — Viva! Roxy Music
(Virgin ROXYCDX6, 1976/1999, CD)
Phil Manzanera — Diamond Head Phil Manzanera — Diamond Head
(E.G. Records EGCD 19, 1975/1990, CD)
Uriah Heep — Return to Fantasy Uriah Heep — Return to Fantasy
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD100, 1975/2004, CD)
King Crimson — USA King Crimson — USA
(Discipline KCSP12, 1975/2013, CD+DVD)
Bryan Ferry — Another Time, Another Place Bryan Ferry — Another Time, Another Place
(Island Records LPS 9284, 1974, LP)
King Crimson — The Great Deceiver (Live 1973 - 1974) King Crimson — The Great Deceiver (Live 1973 - 1974)
(Discipline KC DIS1, 1974/1992, 4CD)
King Crimson — Red King Crimson — Red
(Discipline KCSP7, 1974/2009, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — Starless and Bible Black King Crimson — Starless and Bible Black
(Discipline KCSP6, 1974/2011, CD+DVD)
Brian Eno — Here Come the Warm Jets Brian Eno — Here Come the Warm Jets
(Virgin ENOCD1, 1973/2004, CD)
King Crimson — Larks' Tongues in Aspic King Crimson — Larks' Tongues in Aspic
(Discipline KCSP5, 1973/2012, CD+DVD)
King Crimson — The Night Watch King Crimson — The Night Watch
(Discipline DGM9707, 1973/1997, 2CD)
Peter Banks — Two Sides of Peter Banks Peter Banks — Two Sides of Peter Banks
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2165, 1973/2009, CD)
Family — Bandstand Family — Bandstand
(Repertoire REPUK 1081, 1972/2006, CD)
Family — Fearless Family — Fearless
(Madfish SMACD995, 1971/2014, 2CD)

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