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Hugh Hopper

Hugh Hopper is perhaps the central figure of the whole Canterbury scene. In a career spanning over thirty years, he has played with literally everyone: Robert Wyatt, Daevid Allen, Richard Sinclair, Elton Dean, Mike Ratledge, Phil Miller, Dave Stewart, Pip Pyle...

Hopper was one the founder members of the seminal Wilde Flowers in 1964. During the 60's, he also worked in an experimental context with guitarist Daevid Allen (who later founded or co-founded Soft Machine and Gong). After leaving the Wilde Flowers, he became Soft Machine's roadie, and when Kevin Ayers departed for a solo career, he swapped roles and moved to the role of bass player, remaining in the band until 1973 and playing on most of Soft Machine's classic albums

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Albums

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Goat Hopper
Justin Time
2013
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The Gift Of Purpose
The Gift Of Purpose
Cuneiform Records
2010
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Dune
Dune
Moonjune Records
2008
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Numero D'Vol
Numero D'Vol
Moonjune Records
2007
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Hopper Tunity Box
Hopper Tunity Box
Cuneiform Records
2007
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Meccano Pelorus
Meccano Pelorus
Cuneiform Records
2005
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