Keith Christmas biography
Keith Peter Christmas is a singer and songwriter, born in Wivenhoe, near Colchester in Essex, England on the 13th of October 1946. In 1969 his first album "Stimulus" was released, he played acoustic guitar on David Bowie's "Space Oddity" album and appeared at the first Glastonbury Festival 1970.
Through the 70s he produced four more albums, "Fable Of The Wings", "Pigmy", "Brighter Day" and "Stories From The Human Zoo" while touring with and supporting bands like The Who, King Crimson, Ten Years After, Frank Zappa, Roxy Music, Hawkwind, Captain Beefheart and the Kinks.
Among the musicians who contributed to his recordings were Mighty Baby, Pat Donaldson, Keith Tippett, Gerry Conway, Shelagh McDonald, Rod Argent, Peter Sinfield, Greg Lake, Mel Collins, Cat Stevens, Michael Boshears.
In 1972 he was voted one of six favourite international artists by writers of Sounds magazine.