1946 - 2007 (60 years)
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||Ian Wallace |
||29 Sep 1946
||Bury , England
||22 Feb 2007
||11 Apr 2007 |
- was a rock drummer and session musician , best known as a member of progressive rock group King Crimson from 1971-1972.
Wallace formed his first band, The Jaguars, at school, before going on to join The Warriors with Jon Anderson in his pre-Yes days. (Wallace later played with Yes once in November 1968 during Bill Bruford 's hiatus from the band.) From The Warriors, Wallace went on to join Big Sound. In the late 1960s, Big Sound worked in London as a backing band to artists including Sandie Shaw , David Garrick, Marv Johnson and Lou Christie.
Wallace later joined Vivian Stanshall 's Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and then The World before King Crimson . He appeared on Islands in 1971 and on the live album Earthbound in 1972, as well as a number of later archival releases. In May 1972, at the end of a US tour, he and fellow Crimson members Mel Collins and Boz Burrell left the band and went to work for Alexis Korner 's Snape .
Wallace subsequently worked with Peter Frampton in 1975. He was invited to join Bob Dylan 's band in 1978 and worked with Ry Cooder in 1979. Other notable work included with Don Henley in the 1980s and 1990s. Wallace's studio and live credits also include Bonnie Raitt , Joe Walsh , Bob Dylan , Johnny Hallyday , Keith Emerson , Roy Orbison , Jackson Browne , The Travelling Wilburys , Eric Clapton , Jon Anderson, Alvin Lee , Crosby Stills and Nash , Brian Eno , Larry Coryell , John Fogerty , Stevie Nicks , Lindsey Buckingham , Steve Marriott , Badger , Al Kooper , Glen Frey , Tim Buckley , Lonnie Mack , Billy Joel , Otis Spann , Sting , Steve Winwood , Bob Seger , Jimmy Buffett , Procol Harum (1993 tour), Robben Ford , Linda Ronstadt and Warren Zevon
For a short time, Wallace formed The Teabags in Los Angeles with Peter Banks (formerly of Yes), Jackie Lomax (formerly of Badger), David Mansfield , Kim Gardner (also formerly of Badger) and Graham Bell .
In 2003 he joined the 21st Century Schizoid Band , replacing another former King Crimson drummer, Michael Giles . In 2005 he released an album, King Crimson Songbook Vol. 1, of jazz versions of King Crimson compositions as part of The Crimson Jazz Trio .
On 10 August 2006, Wallace was diagnosed with esophageal cancer