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Eric Woolfson


Given birth to in Glasgow, Scotland, vocalist/songwriter, lyricist and maker Eric Woolfson is most beneficial referred to as the co-founder of Uk progressive rock clothing Alan Parsons Task. Woolfson relocated to London at age 18 to pursue a profession in music, 1st as a program pianist and finally as an effective songwriter, penning music for famous brands Marianne Faithfull and Peter Noone. A foray into designer management in the first ’70s launched Woolfson to engineer/record maker Alan Parsons, with whom he’d eventually get together with beneath the moniker the Alan Parsons Task. The music group released its debut recording, Tales of Secret and Creativity, in 1976 on Arista. The eight albums that adopted guaranteed the group a small number of notable strikes including “Period,” “Vision in the Sky,” “Don’t Solution Me,” and “Primary Time.” Once the band split in the past due ’80s, Woolfson switched his focus on musical theater, liberating Freudiana, a cooperation with English display business business owner Brian Bolly. He continuing writing musicals through the entire ’80s and ’90s, including Gaudi, Gambler, Edgar Allen Poe and Dance with Shadows. In ’09 2009, before losing his existence to malignancy, he released the recording Woolfson Sings the Alan Parsons Task That By no means Was.

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Full Name Eric Woolfson
Date Of Birth March 18, 1945
Died December 2, 2009, London, United Kingdom
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Keyboard Player
Nationality Scottish
Music Groups The Alan Parsons Project
Music Songs Somewhere in the Audience, Nothing Can Change My Mind, I Can See Round Corners, Along the Road Together, Parca Güell, Any Other Day, No One Can Love You Better Than Me, Steal Your Heart Away, Golden Key, Train to Wuxi, Rumour Goin' Round, Train to Freedom, You're on Your Own, Far Away From Home, Tiny Star, I Am a Mirror, Wings of Eagles, Angel of the Odd, Inside Looking Out, Don't Let the Moment Pass, The Nirvana Principle, Little Hans, Mammagamma, Let Yourself Go, Freudiana, Upper Me, Funny You Should Say That, Lonely Song, Beyond the Pleasure Principle, There but for the Grace of God, Tango Güell, Immortal
Albums Tales of Mystery and Imagination, I Robot, Pyramid, Eve, The Turn of a Friendly Card, Eye in the Sky, The Best of The Alan Parsons Project, Ammonia Avenue, Vulture Culture, Stereotomy, Gaudi, Poe: More Tales of Mystery and Imagination, The Alan Parsons Project That Never Was, Freudiana, Gaudí, Edgar Allan Poe, Somewhere in the Audience

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1 Released "Poe - More Tales Of Mystery And Imagination", his first concept album in 13 years. [September 2003]
2 Created the musicals Freudiana, and Gambler, while co-creating the musical Gaudi with Alan Parsons
3 Split from The Alan Parsons Project in 1987 to pursue playwriting.
4 One of the founding members of The Alan Parsons Project



The Edge of Seventeen 2016 writer: "Eye In The Sky" - as Eric Norman Woolfson
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 2016 writer: "Sirius" - as Eric Norman Woolfson
The Simpsons 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game writer: "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You"
Cuéntame 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mai caminaràs sol 2012 TV Movie documentary writer: "Compta els dies als estels"
La Marató 2009 2009 TV Movie writer: "Si em tens aquí"
Ànima 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató 2009 TV Movie documentary writer: "Si em tens aquí"
Divendres 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2009 writer: "Sirius"
The Education of Charlie Banks 2007 writer: "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You"
Beerfest 2006 writer: "Sirius"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game writer: "Games People Play"
One Tree Hill 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
L'anniversaire 2005 writer: "Eyes in the Sky"
The Sopranos 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Undergrads 2001 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Safe Men 1998 writer: "Sirius"
Flubber 1997 writer: "SIRIUS"
Donnie Brasco 1997 writer: "What Goes Up" 1978
Derrick 1990 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Miami Vice 1987-1989 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Vale Tudo 1988 TV Series writer: "Um Mundo Só Pra Nós"
WrestleMania III 1987 TV Special writer: "Sirius"
Unser Auto wird 100 1985 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Ratings Game 1984 TV Movie "Pipeline" / writer: "Pipeline"
La vie au bout des doigts 1983 Documentary short writer: "Voyager"
Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind 1980 writer: "Voyager" - uncredited
Ice Castles 1978 writer: "Voyager"
Talk of the Devil 1968 Short writer: "Talk of the Devil"



Tocata 1987 TV Series Himself - Guest
Man Alive 1973 TV Series documentary Himself

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1980 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special Ice Castles (1978) · Alan Parsons, Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager

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