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Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford was born on May 17, 1949 in Sevenoaks, Kent, England as William Scott Bruford. He has been married to Carolyn since March 2, 1973. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2011 Apollo 18 (writer: "And You And I")
 2007 The Other Side of Rick Wakeman (Video documentary) (writer: "And You And I")
 2007 Classic Artists: Yes (Video documentary) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "And You And I")
 2007 Yes: Live at Montreux 2003 (Video) (writer: "And You And I", "Heart Of The Sunrise")
 2006-2007 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Two Drops of Water (2007) ... (writer: "Starless" - uncredited)
- The Perfect Crime (2006) ... (writer: "Starless" - uncredited)
 2005 Songs from Tsongas: Yes 35th Anniversary Concert (Video documentary) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "And You And I")
 2005 Jon Anderson: Tour of the Universe (Video) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace")
 2003 Yesspeak (Documentary) (performer: "Yours Is No Disgrace") / (writer: "And You And I", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "Yours Is No Disgrace")
 2002 Yes: Symphonic Live (Video documentary) (writer: "And You And I")
 2002 Dreamtime (Video short) (writer: "And You And I")
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "Larks' Tongues In Aspic", "Starless And Bible Black", "Indiscipline", "Frame By Frame")
 2001 Yes: Keys to Ascension (Video) (writer: "And You And I")
 2000 House of Yes: Live from House of Blues (Video documentary) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "And You And I")
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Keg (1998) ... (writer: "Yours is No Disgrace")
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (writer: "Heart Of The Sunrise", "Themes", "And You And I", "Silent Talking")
 1998 Buffalo '66 (writer: "Heart of the Sunrise")
 1994 Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe: An Evening of Yes Music Plus (Video) (arranger: "Long Distance Runaround") / (performer: "Long Distance Runaround") / (writer: "Time And A Word/ Owner Of A Lonely Heart/ Teakbois", "Birthright", "And You And I", "Themes", "Brother Of Mine", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "Order Of The Universe")
 1993 Live! with Kelly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 November 1993 (1993) ... (performer: "Roundabout")
 1991 Yesshows '91: Union Tour Live (Video) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Heart Of The Sunrise")
 1991 YesYears (Video) (writer: "Yours Is No Disgrace", "Heart Of The Sunrise", "And You And I")
 1989 In the Big Dream (Video short) (writer: "Themes", "Brother Of Mine", "Fist Of Fire", "Order Of The Universe", "I'm Alive", "Heart Of The Sunrise" (Live))
 1976 Beginnings... (Short) (performer: "Break Away From It All")
 1975 Yessongs (Documentary) (writer: "And You and I")
 1975 Whistle Test (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yes at QPR (1975) ... (writer: "And You And I")
 1972 Sounding Out: Yes (TV Short) (writer: "Heart Of The Sunrise")
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Formed the band 'Bruford' in 1977 and released three studio albums, they split up in 1980. See more »

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King Crimson | Yes


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[speaking about his early days in rock 'n' roll] I don't really remember a whole lot of sex, drugs and rock n' roll, really.


Teaches drumming at Kingston University. See more »



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