Tony Butler (musician)
Tony Butler on stage in Dunfermline, 1991
|Born||13 February 1957|
|Origin||Shepherd's Bush, London, England|
|Labels||Phonogram Records, Track-BCR Records|
|Associated acts||Big Country, On the Air, The Pretenders, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend|
|Website||Big Country official website|
Anthony Earle Peter "Tony" Butler (born 13 February 1957) is an English musician and rock bassist, best known for his work with the Scottish rock band Big Country. He has also worked with On the Air, The Pretenders, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, among others.
In 2007, to celebrate 25 years of Big Country, he reunited with founder members Bruce Watson and Mark Brzezicki to embark on a tour of the UK. He became lead vocalist for the first time, taking over from the deceased Stuart Adamson. Shortly before his reunion with Big Country, Tony played bass for Devon-based rock outfit, DOG alongside guitarist Tom Nordon.
- "Anthony Earle Peter Butler". Country Club Fanzine (Issue 1 & 2). Retrieved 2 January 2011.
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