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Barrie James “B.J.” Wilson

  • Birth 18 Mar 1947 Edmonton, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England
  • Death 8 Oct 1990 Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot Block 9, Section 59, Plot 6
  • Memorial ID 8742267

Musician. He was the drummer for the British group Procol Harum. He replaced original drummer Bobby Harrison in 1967. He played on all their classic LPs, including Shine On Brightly (1968), A Salty Dog (1969), Home (1970), Broken Barricades(1971), Live With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (1972), and Grand Hotel (1973). With the band's structured songs, he brought a fast powerful style to their sound. He played with the group until they disbanded in 1977. He also drummed for Joe Cocker. He lived in Oregon, and he died there of pneumonia in 1990.

Bio by: Roy Clifford


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Roy Clifford
  • Added: 11 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8742267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barrie James “B.J.” Wilson (18 Mar 1947–8 Oct 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8742267, citing Oak Lawn Memorial Park, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .