Andy Silvester

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Andy Silvester
Birth name Andy Silvester
Born (1947-06-16) 16 June 1947 (age 69)
Genres Rock, blues
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1965–present
Associated acts Chicken Shack (1965–71), Savoy Brown (1971–?), Big Town Playboys (1984–?), Wha-Koo (1977), Danny Kirwan

Andy Silvester (born 16 June 1947, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England) is a British bassist and multi-instrumentalist. Silvester has played in various bands during his career, most notably as co-founder of both Chicken Shack and Big Town Playboys as well as a tenure in the British blues band Savoy Brown[1] and Los Angeles based soft rock ensemble, Wha-Koo. He has also performed with Martha Veléz, the Steve Gibbons Band, ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan, Savoy Brown vocalist Chris Youlden and The Honeydrippers.


  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Biography: Andy Silvester". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 May 2010.