Paul Newton (musician)
21 February 1948 |
|Associated acts||Uriah Heep, The Gods|
Paul Newton (born 21 February 1948, Andover, Hampshire) is a British rock musician. He was bassist with progressive group "Shinn" which featured organist Don Shinn and drummer Brian "Blinky" Davison and then joined a reformed line-up of "The Gods" with Ken Hensley and Lee Kerslake. He was the original bass guitarist for Uriah Heep, and played on the band's first three albums. He subsequently played for a band called "Festival" for several years on the Mecca Palais circuit and also worked as a studio musician and appeared on various recordings. More recently he has performed with other ex-members of Uriah Heep (Ken Hensley, John Lawton & Lee Kerslake) in "Uriah Heep Legends" and continues to do this.Has recently appeared with "Behind Closed Doors, a band formed by son, Julian and was also a member of Ledbury rock band "The Rocking Aces" until they disbanded in December 2013. Currently working with singer/guitarist Chris Rainbow, "The Business", "Nice & Sleazy" plus session work for various bands/artistes. Newton/Rainbow Project CD "Licence to Rock" is now available through cdbaby.com.
- 1970 - Uriah Heep - Very 'eavy... Very 'umble
- 1971 – Uriah Heep - Salisbury
- 1971 – Uriah Heep - Look at Yourself
- 2001 - With The Hensley Lawton Band - The Return
- 2016 - Chris Rainbow - Licence to Rock
- 2016 - Twisted Tapestry (Bass on some tracks on EP)
- "Credits: Return". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
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