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Norman Watt-Roy
Watt-Roy singing into a microphone onstage
Watt-Roy performing at The Water Rats, 2011
Background information
Birth name Norman Joseph Watt-Roy
Born 15 February 1951 (1951-02-15) (age 71)
Bombay, India
Origin Harlow, Essex, England
  • Musician
  • arranger
  • composer
  • Bass guitar
  • vocals
Years active 1967–present
Labels Stiff
Associated acts

Norman Joseph Watt-Roy (born 15 February 1951) is an English musician, arranger and composer.

Watt-Roy's music career spans more than 40 years. He became popular in the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music as the bass player for Ian Dury and the Blockheads. He was a member of the Greatest Show on Earth before.

In addition to his work with the Blockheads, Watt-Roy has been a session musician and has released one solo album.

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