John Charles "Charlie" Morgan
9 August 1955
Hammersmith, London, England
John Charles "Charlie" Morgan (born 9 August 1955) is an [1 ] English drummer, singer and percussionist.
Early years [ edit ]
Charlie Morgan was born in
Hammersmith, London. He turned professional in 1973, at the age of 18.
Music career [ edit ]
By the mid-1980s, Charlie Morgan had become one of the top session drummers in the UK. In the 1980s he played on albums by artists including
Elton John, Kate Bush, Roy Harper, Pete Townshend, Judie Tzuke, Clannad, Tracey Ullman, Gary Moore, Justin Hayward and Nik Kershaw. He was also the drummer in [2 ] Gary Moore & Phil Lynott's video "Out in the Fields".
In 1985 his drumming work with Nik Kershaw attracted the attention of Elton John,
who booked him to play on his [3 ] album. Later that year John invited him to play with his band at Ice on Fire Live Aid. This was the start of a thirteen-year period of recording and touring with John. [3 ]
Morgan co-wrote the
theme music to the ITV TV series, , with The Bill bassist Andy Pask. [4 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
He currently lives in
Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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