Rick Wakeman's Caped Crusade: That's not my name!
Rick’s tales of mistaken identity could fill several autobiographies…
Over the course of my life, I have often been mistaken for other people in the music business. I always prefer to play along with it rather than own up. In fact, my enthusiasm for trains frequently gets me confused with another well-known hitmaker, Pete Waterman. I remember one particular guy who was quite persistent in trying to catch me out.
“You do like trains though?”
“Very much,” I replied. “In fact I learned to drive a steam engine at Minehead.”