Tim Drummond

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For the baseball player, see Tim Drummond (baseball).

Timothy Lee Drummond (20 April 1940 – 10 January 2015) was an American musician born in Canton, Illinois.[1] Drummond's primary instrument was bass guitar and he toured and recorded with many notable artists including Conway Twitty, Bob Dylan, James Brown, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Ry Cooder, J. J. Cale, Lonnie Mack, Miles Davis, B.B. King, Joe Cocker, Albert Collins, Joe Henry, Jewel, Essra Mohawk, and many others.[2]

Drummond co-wrote songs with many of the artists he worked with, including: "Saved" (Bob Dylan), "Who's Talking" (J.J. Cale), "Saddle Up The Palomino" (Neil Young), and "Down In Hollywood" (Ry Cooder). He often played as part of the session rhythm duo Tim & Jim with drummer Jim Keltner.[3]


  1. ^ McDonough, Jimmy (2003). Shakey: Neil Young's Biography. Vintage Books. p. 362. ISBN 978-0-099-44358-2. 
  2. ^ Downing, David (1994). A Dreamer of Pictures: Neil Young the Man and His Music. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. p. 86. ISBN 0-306-80611-8. 
  3. ^ "Tim Drummond, Bassist for Neil Young, CSNY, Dylan, Dies at 74". billboard.com. 12 January 2015.