John Kenneth Wetton (12 June 1949 – 31 January 2017) was an English singer, bassist, and songwriter. He was born in Willington, Derbyshire, and grew up in Bournemouth, Dorset. He rose to fame with bands Mogul Thrash, Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music and Uriah Heep. Following his period in Uriah Heep, Wetton formed . and later - after a brief stint in Wishbone Ash - he was the frontman and principal songwriter of the supergroup Asia, which proved to be his biggest commercial success.
Asia is the self-titled debut studio album by English rock band Asia, released in 1982. According to both Billboard and Cashbox, it was the album in the United States for the year 1982. It contains their biggest hit "Heat of the Moment", which reached in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Asia Live: 09-XI-90 Mocквa is a music live recording by ASIA (Prog Related/Progressive Rock) released in 1990 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette.
Bassist and singer John Wetton, who served in King Crimson and co-founded the Eighties prog rock supergroup Asia, died Tuesday after a battle with colon cancer. He was also preparing reissues of his solo catalog through his own Primary Purpose label. He is survived by his wife Lisa, son Dylan, brother Robert and mother Peggy
John Wetton, the bassist and singer for Asia, as well as a former member of King Crimson and . has died at the age of 67 after a battle with cancer. Wetton first came to rock fans' attention in 1972 when he joined a revamped King Crimson lineup, sticking with the group over a two-year span that included the records Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Starless and Bible Black and Red. Upon Crimson's temporary disbandment, he served stints with Roxy Music and Uriah Heep before co-founding . with Yes vet Bill Bruford and embarking on a solo career.
John Wetton in ’82. His music interest sparked by his brother’s organ playing in church. John Wetton, a bass player, vocalist and songwriter who adapted the dense, progressive rock he performed with bands like King Crimson into mainstream hits with the supergroup Asia in the early 1980s, died on Tuesday near his home in Bournemouth, England. He was 67. His manager, Martin Darvill, said the cause was colon cancer
|1.4||–Asia||Video Killed The Radio Star||5:15|
|1.5||–Asia||Only Time Will Tell||4:58|
|1.6||–Asia||Rock And Roll Dream||5:42|
|1.7||–Asia||Book Of Saturday||2:48|
|1.8||–Asia||The Smile Has Left Your Eyes||4:52|
|1.10||–Asia||The Heart Goes On||7:23|
|1.11||–Asia||Heat Of The Moment||5:18|
|1.12||–Asia||Open Your Eyes||7:29|
|2.1||–John Wetton||The Circle Of St. Giles||2:04|
|2.2||–John Wetton||The Last Thing On My Mind||3:49|
|2.3||–John Wetton||Desperate Times||4:59|
|2.4||–John Wetton||I Can't Lie Anymore||4:12|
|2.7||–John Wetton||Nothing Happens For Nothing||4:04|
|2.8||–John Wetton||All Grown Up||5:06|
|2.9||–John Wetton||After All||4:14|
|2.10||–John Wetton||The Celtic Cross||3:50|
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CD1 from Live In Moscow, originally released in 1991.
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