Paul Varley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Paul Varley
Born May 24, 1949
Preston, Lancashire, England
Died July 2, 2008 (aged 59)
Genres Glam rock, pop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Arrows
Purple Haze
Little Free Rock
Ginger Johnson's African Drums
The Terry Reid Band
Darling
The Hitchermen

Paul Varley (May 24, 1949 – July 2, 2008) was an English musician best known as the drummer in the band Arrows. Born in Preston, he played on several top 30 hit records, including "Touch Too Much," "My Last Night With You" and "I Love Rock 'N' Roll". The band Arrows hosted their own TV series Arrows on Granada ITV Television in the UK, 1976-77.

Paul Varley also played with the bands Little Free Rock (earlier called Purple Haze), Ginger Johnson's African Drums, The Terry Reid band, Darling, and The Hitchermen.

Paul Varley has one daughter, Ilona, born in 1977, a result of his relationship with June Child-Bolan, the former wife of Marc Bolan of the band T.Rex. In the new millennium Varley moved to London after living in Los Angeles for many years.

Paul Varley died on 2 July 2008.

External links[edit]