Steve Dawson

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Steve Dawson
Steve Dawson – Headbangers Open Air 2014 03.jpg
Background information
Birth name Steven Dawson
Born (1952-02-24) 24 February 1952 (age 65)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England United Kingdom
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock, blues rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass
Years active 1976—present
Labels Carrere
Associated acts Saxon, Oliver/Dawson Saxon

Steven "Dobby" Dawson (born 24 February 1952) is an English bass guitarist and a founder of Saxon.[1] Dawson was the inspiration for Harry Shearer's Spinal Tap character Derek Smalls.[1]



Son of a Bitch[edit]

  • Victim You (1996)

Oliver/Dawson Saxon[edit]

  • Re://Landed (2000)
  • It's Alive (2003)
  • The Second Wave: 25 Years of NWOBHM (2003)
  • Motorbiker (2012)

Steve Dawson[edit]

  • Pandemonium Circus (2002)


  1. ^ a b Heibutzki, Ralph. "Biography: Steve Dawson". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 

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