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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Rick Wakeman talks about the Gliderdrome

Rock legend Rick Wakeman was at the Gliderdrome, in Boston, on Thursday, filming a documentary for the BBC, describing it as ‘one of the great rock and roll venues’.

The keyboardist, who played for the Strawbs and Yes in the 60s and 70s was using the venue for a programme on the history of the tour bus.
Rick Wakeman at the Gliderdrome
Rick Wakeman at the Gliderdrome
He told The Standard: “It was one of the great rock and roll venues, everybody loved playing there and it hasn’t really changed.
He said: “Back in the 60’s vans and tour busses were the lifeblood of every man on the road. In those days there were vans everywhere with bands travelling all over. The history of the different kinds of buses and how it worked was a huge part of the rock and roll history.”
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