Steve Holley

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Stephen Jeffrey Holley (born c. 1954, London, England) is an English rock music drummer. He was a member of Wings from August 1978 to 1980.

Early years[edit]

His father, Jeffrey, led a swing music band and his mother, Irene, was the singer.[1] He first studied the piano, but took up the drums at the age of 12.[2]

Musicians[edit]

In the course of his career, dating back to the early 1970s and including numerous appearances as a sessions musician, he performed and recorded with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Kiki Dee, G.T. Moore & The Reggae Guitars, Joe Cocker, Ian Hunter, Julian Lennon,[3] Dar Williams, Ben E. King, and Chuck Berry.[4] In 1978, soon after performing on Elton John's hit single "Ego", a chance meeting in a pub in his hometown of Staines with Denny Laine resulted in him being invited to join Wings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "steve-holley". Chillbone.com. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  3. ^ Valotte (Inner sleeve). Julian Lennon. Charisma, Universal Music Group. 1984. JLLP 1. 
  4. ^ "The Man Behind The Stars: Interview with Steve Holley | Long Island Pulse Magazine". Lipulse.com. Retrieved 2014-08-04.