His musical career began when joining UK band The End in 1965. Following their demise, he became an original member of Tucky Buzzard. In 1972, he played keyboards for David Bowie including on the Ziggy Stardust Tour tour during August and September 1972, and appears on the album Bowie at the Beeb. He was A & R manager and staff producer first at Polydor Records and then at CBS Records.
As a producer and songwriter, he went on to score multiple hits for The Nolans, Bros (including the UK No. 1 "I Owe You Nothing"), Let Loose, Ant & Dec (including the UK No. 1 "Let's Get Ready to Rhumble"), Code Red, Shakin' Stevens and Aaron Carter, among others.
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