Barry Morgan (musician)

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Barry Morgan (November 1944 – 1 November 2007)[1] was the drummer for Blue Mink, Collective Consciousness Society and many other bands, and the owner of Morgan Studios.[2]

Barry Morgan was born in London, England in November 1944. He played drums on the British merchant fleet cruise ships in the early 1960s, and later for singer Tom Jones for some ten years. Barry and his wife operated the Arena Theater in Houston."[3]

AllMusic lists 185 credits between 1964 and 2012.[4]


As leader/co-leader[edit]

  • 1971: Bass Guitar and Percussion, Volume 1.[5] Volume 2.[6]
  • 1979: Percussion Spectrum - Barry Morgan and Ray Cooper[7]
  • 1983: Patterns In Rhythm[8]
  • Wonderin'

As sideman[edit]

With Blue Mink
With Collective Consciousness Society
With Gullivers People
With Electric Coconut
With Elton John
With The Walker Brothers
With David Bowie

Brett Morgan[edit]

His son Brett also became a renowned session drummer. Amongst others, he has worked with George Harrison, Sting, Elton John, Cliff Richard, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Freddie Mercury, Greg Lake, and Joni Mitchell.[10]


  1. ^ Barry Morgan R.I.P.,
  2. ^ Morgan Studios - A History Archived 2013-06-01 at the Wayback Machine,
  3. ^ Interview with Barry Morgan[permanent dead link], January 1995,
  4. ^ Credits,
  5. ^ Bass Guitar And Percussion,
  6. ^ Bass Guitar And Percussion, Volume 2,
  7. ^ Percussion Spectrum,
  8. ^ Patterns In Rhythm,
  9. ^ "1970 : Gainsbourg en Melody".
  10. ^ The Greg Lake Band,
    Brett Morgan bio,
    Brett Morgan Interview,

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