What's New


15th March 2017 New tab for tributes to musicians Oliver has worked with who are no longer with us.


31st Jan 2017 News and Stories pages updated with Oliver's Memories of John Wetton.


30th Jan 2017 News and Stories pages updated with Oliver's thought on being Rodney Matthews guest at the Matthews in Graphite exhibition.


5th Jan 2017 Website updated. News page with review of 2016.


14th July Memories of Chris Squire added to the index page.


17th March New interview added to Interviews page.


20th February 3 Ages review added to reviews page. Live review of Oliver, Gordon Giltrap and Paul Manzi added to the Ravens tour reviews page.


12th February News page updated with details of downloadable 2014 tour posters. JPG Tour Posters added.


6th February News page updated with details of full band tour.


25th November News page updated. Ravens album page updted with Rock 'n Reel logo for album of the year win. 3 Ages reviews page updated and tidied up with review index.


7th November News page updated. Ravens album page updted with Paperlate logo and details of poll win.


18th November Ravens Reviews page updated.


5th November News page updated with tour story link. Light colour added to drop down menu when mouse over.


2nd November News page updated with ARFM radio interview link. General back end code and html tidying.


2nd November News page updated. Ravens & Lullabies tour page updated to include new 2013 tour reviews.


14th October New photo album, Number 5, added to the site. New page updated with link to the YouTube page

7th October Interview with Oliver added to the Interview section. Ravens & Lullabies album review page updated with a new review.

4th September News and 3 Ages album pages updated with 3 Ages pre-order details.
Ravens and Lullabies album page updated with Prog Awards 2013 Nomination logo.
'Nomination - Vote Now' button removed from all pages.


3rd September News page updated with BBC2 Bob Harris session.


21st August News page updated.


7th August News page updated with '3 Ages' re-release information. Albums page updated with '3 Ages' remaster information.


19th July News page updated with Tour poster download information and tour press release. Media page updated with new posters and press release for download. General news updated.


15th July News page updated with link to ARfm interview. Photo added to Photo Album 4.


11th July As you may have noticed the website has been give a complete graphical overhaul. The menu structure, content and pages remain as before.

The interviews, Ravens & Lullabies reviews and Biography secions have all been updated with new information. A new Photo Album, number 4, has also been added.

The Concerts information can now be accessed by the menu item above as well as being available by clicking the text in the 'Upcoming Concerts' section on the home page.

The social media section has been replaced with icons in the top right of all pages. The MySpace link has been removed due to the site becoming unusable after the recent update to MySpace.

The section for joining the newslist has been moved to the bottom of the 'Latest News' section of the home page.

You may have noticed the nomination button above the social media icons.

The song 'Moneyfacturing' from the 'Ravens & Lullabies' album has been nominated in the 'Anthem' category of the Progressive Music Awards 2013 and you can vote for this track by clicking this link if you wanted to register your support.


10th May News and Stories pages updated.


5th May News and concerts pages updated.


26th March News and concerts pages updated.


19th March Ravens Live review page updated with a review from the Maltings show last year. Ravens CD review page created and linked to from Ravens album page. 3 Photos of the Margate show on the 9th March added to Photo Album No.3.


12th March News page updated. Older items added to archive news 2012 page. Prog covermount CD image added to albums page.


11th February News and 3 new 2013 tour dates added. Concerts page updated.


11th February News and 2013 tour dates added.


24th January News and Ravens album page updated with pre-order details.


15th January News page updated. Home page updated with Ravens albums sleeve. Albums page updated with Ravens & Lullabies cover. Album page set up for Ravens & Lullabies


17th December Home page updated with Charity single details. Albums page updated with Blue single cover.


13th December Home page updated.


29th October Home page updated. New links to Ravens tour reviews. Photo album 3 updated with tour end photo.


23rd October Ravens tour reviews page updated.


10th October Ravens tour reviews updated. Ravens tour link in menu bar corrected.


1st October Home page updated. New links to Ravens tour reviews.


26th September Home page updated. New links to YouTube channel added to drop down menu and YouTube logo on front page.


14th September Home page and interviews page updated.


11th September Downloadable posters added to new Press Media section of the site.


8th September Concerts page updated. Ticket details for the show on the 4th Oct updated on the home page concerts list.


6th September News page updated. Press Media page added to the website.


31st July News page updated. Update to albums page for 'Let the Song Begin' album release.


18th July News page updated. Hyperlinks added to main page tour dates.


13th July News page updated.


10th July Website redesign goes live. News page updated.


7th June News and concerts pages updated.


1st April News page updated.


5th March News page updated.


1st February News page updated.


31st January Website overhauled with new front page, Twitter feed and new border graphics. Page width limited to 1024px to allow website to be viewed accurately on majority of browsers.


28th January News page updated.


20th January News page updated.


19th January News and albums page updated. New Yes - In The Present album page added.


7th December Added King Friday sleeve to the front page. Also added social media links to foot of all pages.


6th December News page and Albums page updated.


2nd December News page updated.


28th November Oliver's biography updated.


21st November News page updated.


7th November News and Q&A pages updated.


24th October News and Albums pages updated.


18th October News page updated.


15th June Albums page updated with 'Strange Ang3ls' CD cover.


6th June News page updated


23rd May News and band biography pages updated


19th April Questions & Answers page updated


11th April News page updated. Facebook link added to Information Tab. Sound samples for Coming to Town added to Sounds Tab.


9th April News page updated


16th February News and Oliver on YouTube page updated


16th February Questions & Answers page updated


11th February News page updated


3rd January News page and Albums page updated.


11th January Photo album number 3 and The 3 Ages of Magic review page updated.


21st December News page updated


20th December News page updated


15th December News page, Yes page and Concerts pages updated



25th August News page updated.



28th July New Strawbs live album details posted on index page and details added to Albums page.



25th May Oliver's Biography updated.



24th May Links page updated with old broken links removed.



22nd May New website background and CSS updates to refresh the site.



21st May Yes and Peter Frampton press release added to the Yes page. Mystery album sleeve added to Albums page.



20th May New website title font. Used with kind permission of Roger Dean.



3rd May Photos added to Photo album No.3. Photo order reorganised so the latest photographs appear first.
News pages updated.
Yes European tour story added to the site.
Yes and Peter Frampton logo added to the Front Page. Tour dates also added.


29th January Two photos added to Photo Album No3.



18th January Link to 'Where is this Dream of your Youth' track on YouTube added on news page. Dancing to the Devil's Beat and Mother's Ruin reviews pages updated.



17th January Link to 'Even in the Breeze' track on YouTube added on news page.



5th January Yes Winter tour dates added to concerts page.



1st October Strawbs album, 'Dancing to the Devil's Beat' reviews added to the site.
Concerts page added with UK/European Yes tour dates.



16th August Strawbs album, 'Dancing to the Devil's Beat' album added to front page and Albums main page.
New albums page created for the Strawbs album.
News page updated.
Strawbs interview added to interviews page (previously offsite link).
Strawbs reviews page added with UK tour reviews.



30th April Strawbs reviews page updated with the All About Jazz website review.



18th April Front page updated, Yes press release page updated and concert page updates with Yes/Asia tour dates.



28th March Front page updated, new Strawbs review page and Strawbs tour story page added.



20th March Front page, News page and photo album No.3 updated.



25th February New Strawbs Canadian show added to the concerts page.



19th February News page updated.



15th February Concerts page and Q&A page updated.



12th February News page updated.



9th February News page updated.



27th January Front page updated with details of live album CD release, 'Coming to Town' albums page updated, Links page updated, Chakras album details link added to albums page, News page updated.



26th January Front page, Concerts page updated. Various photos added to Photo Album No3.



20th January Coming to Town DVD reviews page updated.



13th January News page, front page and photo pages updated.



9th January News page, front page, Yes page and concerts page updated.



30th November News page updated.



27th November News, front and photo album pages updated.



6th October Concerts page updated with latest 'In the Present' tour dates. Main background image changed on all pages.



30th September Interviews page updated with offsite link to Notes from the Edge interview.



29th September News page updated. Home page updated with interview link and 'In The Present' logo.



27th September New page updated. Home page updated with tour dates link. Concerts page updated.



17th September Interviews page updated with Rockarea.eu interview.



11th September Home page updated with new Yes tour info. Yes page updated.



1st September Poland DVD reviews page updated with Rocktimes website review.



20th August Poland DVD reviews page updated with DPRP review.



18th August Front page amended. Concerts page updated.



15th July Interviews page updated with Blogger News Network interview. Poland DVD reviews page updated with New Horizons review.



11th July DVD reviews page updated.



24th June News page updated.



23rd June Reviews page updated with DVD review.



14th June Reviews page updated with DVD review. Link added to 'Reviews' navigation drop down. Review link added to Coming to Town albums page.



10th June News page updated. Front page updated with Oliver's statement regarding Yes. Yes page updated.



5th June News page updated. Front page updated with DVD release date. Albums pages updated. Poland DVD page updated with YouTube link and updated release dates.



4th June Front page updated with YES news. News page updated with Yes press release. Concerts page updated.



23rd May News page updated with link to YouTube video for the new Oliver Wakeman Band DVD.



4th April

Website rewritten with CSS (no frames) and completly updated.

New stories, reviews, news items, photos, concerts, album information and band pages added.

The site has been tested to work in the following Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7
Firefox (Mac and PC)
Opera
Safari (Mac and PC v1.3 and above)

The site has also been tested to work with Internet Explorer 6, however we would strongly advise upgrading your web browser to one of the others above to improve your internet experience.

You can choose a new or alternative browser by visiting http://www.savethedevelopers.org.




10th March Front page updated with YES news. Link to Yesworld added to navigation bar. Albums page updated with DVD image.



9th March Front page updated with DVD image.



13th January News page updated.



5th November Concerts page updated.



20th September News page and concerts page updated.



9th September New look website goes live!



8th September News page updated.



7th September News page updated.



6th September News page updated.



5th September News page updated.



24th June News page updated. Mother's Ruin EP image added to albums page.



23rd June News page updated. Concerts page updated, new front image for the Fordham Festival added.



24th May News page updated.



30th March News page updated.



20th March News page updated.



12th February News and Links pages updated.



8th February News, Concerts, Photo Album & Live Reviews pages updated.



15th December News page updated.



10th December News page updated.



9/10th November News, Mother's Ruin reviews and Live reviews pages updated



6th November News page updated.



25th October Q&A, Mother's Ruin reviews and Live reviews pages updated



16th & 17th October News page updated.



22nd August News page updated.



20th August News page updated.



17th August News, Links & Concert pages updated. New Mother's Ruin review added to the site



2nd August News, Review & Concerts pages updated. New Review page added with photos of last Saturday's show.



13th July News and Links updated.



20th May News, Albums, Concerts, Photo Album, Bob Tour and Interviews Pages updated



9th April News page updated.



1st February News page and Photo album pages updated



24th January News, Mothers Ruin Launch & Reviews Pages updated



6th December News page and Mothers Ruin Reviews page updated.



17th November News page updated.



30th October News and Albums pages updated and Mother's Ruins pages added.



20th October News & Concerts pages updated.



3rd October News & Shop pages updated.



25th September News & Soundbites pages updated.



24th September News & Concerts pages updated.



19th September News page and Albums page updated.



1st September News page updated.



27th August Index page updated. News page updated.



23rd August News page updated.



15th August News page updated.



7th July Albums page updated with 'Spectrum' by Steve Howe album sleeve.



3rd July News page, Photo Album, Gig reviews page and Q & A pages updates



16th May News & Links pages updated.



6th May News page updated.



24th April News page updated.



28th March News page updated.



27th March News, Links & Album pages updated.



11th March News page & Front page updated.



24th January News page updated.



23rd January New 'Bullet Points' News Page added and existing news pages amended to allow visitors to see all the latest news items without having to scroll through the screen.



19th January News page updated.



18th January News page updated.



24th December News page updated.



12th December News, Photo Album & Concerts Pages updated.



14th November News & Concerts Pages updated.



6th November Reviews Page updated with Live review.



2nd October News page updated.



25th September Band pages updated.



19th September News page updated.



11th September New topframe Logo added with Band details page linked directly.

News page updated.

Some general house work - updating links to achive news and splitting 2003 and 2004 news pages to allow quicker downloads



1st September 1st photo of the Oliver Wakeman band now on the Band Biographies page!



16th August Oliver's Biography added to the band Biog's at their insistence!



15th August News page updated. Band biographies added via link on News page.



22nd June News & Gigs page updated.



12th June News page updated.



19th May News Page, Albums Page & Guestbook Updated.



8th May Guestbook Updated.



22nd March News & Reveiws pages updated.



9th March News page updated.



11th February Q&A page updated. News Page updated.



4th January News page updated.



20th December News & Links pages updated.



13th December News page updated.



26th November New mail order shop added to the website. You can now order all Oliver's albums via the website!



18th November New Guestbook added. Thanks to those who reported the fault with the last one!



14th November Front Page image updated. News Page & Gigs page updated.



7th November News Page updated



26th & 27th October Photo Page updated with shots from the acoustic rehearsals



10th October Gigs page updated



6th October Photo pages updated with some shots from the Mother's Ruin recording sessions



1st October News Page updated



7th & 21st September News Page updated



24th August New Purification by Sound review added to the reviews section.



13th August News, Q&A and Gigs pages updated.



5th August News Page updated.



3rd August Photo album updated with a photo of Oliver, Lisa and Rick Wakeman backstage at the Yes gig in Birmingham.



31st July News Page updated. Albums page updated with the new poetry CD's covers.



25th July News page updated.



19th July News page updated.



26th June News & Links pages updated.



23rd June News page updated.



16th June News page updated.



5th June Gigs page updated.



4th June News page updated.



30th May 'View from Here' reviews updated.



26th May News page updated.



20th May Q&A page updated.



16th May News page updated.



29th April Reviews link added to main menu. new Reviews navigator added - now you can access all reviews from the same area!



22nd April News page updated



16th April News page updated.



14th April 'Purification by Sound' audio samples added to the 'Soundbites' page.

Albums & Soundbites pages updated with the 'Purification by Sound' cover.



4th April News page updated.



2nd April Q&A page updated.



31st March News page updated.

Index page amended to include the 'Questions & Answers' link.

New 'Q&A' pages added to the site.



27th March News page updated. Albums pages updated with the title of the new Oliver & Clive album.



26th March Soundbites page update with audio samples of the new album 'Enlightenment and Inspiration'.



25th March News page updated.



22nd March Albums page and Oliver's solo albums page updated with details on Purification by Sound. Cover to follow soon!



21st March News page updated.



18th March News page updated.



10th March News, Albums and Oliver's Solo albums pages updated with info on the new commissioned album release, Spiritual Enlightenment.



20th February Archive news pages tidied up via links at the foot of the news page.



11th February News page updated.



9th February Gigs & News pages updated.



7th February Photo of Oliver, Clive Nolan and Robert Powell added to the Photo Album.



17th January The Website has had a bit of a tidy up!

All albums now open up in the same window retaining a nice and tidy URL at all times (hopefully!) Back buttons added where necessary.

The Albums page has been re-organised with slightly smaller covers as it was getting a touch overcrowded.



16th January 3 Ages, Hound, Heaven's Isle & Jabberwocky pages tweaked to remove unnecessary code and update old links.



14th January Audio samples of 'The View from Here" added to the Soundbites page.

Albums page re-organised.

Jabberwocky and Heaven's Isle audio pages re-organised.

Purchase logo added to '3 Ages' main page.

Out of date links on Jabberwocky, 3 Ages, Heaven's Isle & Hound pages updated.



11th January Band photo added to the Oliver and Rachel section of the site.



9th January Direct Links to Olivers solo work and joint projects now added to the main page. New Oliver Solo and Oliver & Clive albums page added via these links.



8th January The Oliver Wakeman & Rachel section of the site is now online! News, Albums, Soundbites & Gigs pages updated.

Shop link to the RWCC shop now active.



1st January News Page updated.



24th December News Page updated.



22nd December Web site host changed and news page updated accordingly.



19th December Photo of Oliver & Damian Wilson added to the Photo Album page.



18th December Paypal button added to the albums page to allow visitors to purchase "The View from Here" CD single using a credit card.

The Guestbook has been amended to fit in with the new look to the site - have a look!



17th December Photo Album updated with shots from Saturday's concert.



16th December News page updated.



12th December News page updated.

Albums page updated to include new CD single "The View From Here"



20th November News page updated.



6th November News page updated.



5th November Text added to the top of the albums page to inform people that information on the albums can be obtained by clicking on the album sleeve.



31st October Links page updated with a link to Rachel's site.

Front page tweeked to allow the 'AutoFill' button to work for the newslist form