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Wagner, Adrian 1952 Great-great grandson of "the" Richard Wagner, Adrian Wagner was a collaborator with Robert Calvert, as well as a Charisma recording artist and inventor of the "Wasp" keyboard. United Kingdom
Wakeman, Rick 1949 The silver-caped keyboardist and sometimes-comedian United Kingdom
Wallenstein 1971 J├╝rgen Dollase's self-proclaimed "symphonic rock orchestra". Released four interesting albums that feature the drumming of Harald Grosskopf. Later albums had great covers but are of little interest to the progressive... Germany
Walsh, Steve 1951 The voice of Kansas. United States
Wavemaker 1976 Second of Brian Hodgon's electronic music projects. United Kingdom
Way, Darryl 1948 Violinist and composer for Curved Air United Kingdom
White Noise 1968 Largely the project of American David Vorhaus, White Noise represents some of the first releases of electronic music aimed at a commercial audience. He was joined by members of the BBC's legendary Radiophonic Workshop... United Kingdom
White, Alan 1949 Alan White's career led him from John Lennon to Jon Anderson, with dozens of sessions in between. United Kingdom
Who, The 1964 From their beginnings as a r&b-influenced singles band with a Mod image, The Who quickly rose to the very top of England's rock elite by sheer virtue of their live performances. Along the way they penned many... United Kingdom
Wigwam 1968 Finland's world-class progressive rock band featured Englishman Jim Pembroke. Wigwam eventually signed to Virgin Records. Finland
Wilde Flowers, The 1964 The genesis of the Canterbury scene lay within the ranks of The Wilde Flowers; Ayers, Sinclairs, Hoppers, Coughlan, Hastings, and Wyatt all start here. United Kingdom
Windchase 1977 Post-Sebastian Hardie band Australia
Winwood, Steve 1948 From Spencer Davis, to Traffic, to Blind Faith, back to Traffic, Go, and then on to a very successful solo carrer, few musicians have the resume of multi-instrumentalist Steve Winwood. A genuine legend of the... United Kingdom
Wonderland 1968 Frank Dostal and Achim Reichel's post-Rattles band scored a series of singles in the late 60s, and produced one strange album as Wonderland Band. Germany
Wyatt, Robert 1945 Both biped and wheelchair-bound, the one and only. United Kingdom