Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of The Move, Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard. As a songwriter, he contributed a number of hits to the repertoire of these bands. Altogether he had more than 20 singles in the UK Singles Chart under various guises, including three UK No. 1 hits.
|Full name at birth||
Ulysses Roy Wood
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founded The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) with Jeff Lynne, then left to found Wizzard
|Date of birth||
8 November 1946
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Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, composer, arranger
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