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Miles Wootton

b. 23 March 1934, Manchester, Britain. Although known for his funny material, Wootton in addition has written much more serious tunes. Having began in revue sketches at university or college, he then used your guitar and began singing in the Heritage Folk Golf club at Oxford. This is accompanied by a residency in the Courtroom House Folk Golf club in Cornwall. Shifting to Brighton in 1965, Wootton started playing the neighborhood folk night clubs, and writing music with Allan Taylor. He added the lyrics to five monitors on Taylor’s debut, Occasionally, in 1971. Wootton eventually plunged right into a full-time profession of performing and composing, with several performers covering his music. A discovery of sorts emerged when he co-wrote, with Fred Wedlock, ‘Joggers Melody’, the b-side of ‘The Oldest Swinger In City’. This at least pressed his name forwards to a wider market. Wootton also composed music every week for Wedlock when the last mentioned appeared regularly over the Noel Edmonds Present for UK tv. He in addition has contributed music for BBC Radio’s satirical series, Week Finishing. Wootton now has only sometimes, but his music are much protected and imitated.

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