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EDUCATED: St Patrick's High School, Coatbridge
MUSICAL TRAINING: Double bass lessons at school, several piano lessons from Hugh's father, and a year under Glasgow big band veteran, Lester Penman.
MUSICAL CAREER: Was with Hugh in 'Vibration' (one year at school) and 'Rare Breed', which becamse 'Bubbles' (two years at school and one year professional). A few months with 'Dream Police' before the start of 'Tear Gas'.
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Everything from classical music to rock and modern jazz.
FAVOURITE SINGLE: 'Day Tripper' by the Beatles
RESIDENCE: Live with the others in the house at Hornsey but goes home when possible to his parents in Coatbridge
INSTRUMENTS: Hayman drum kit with 24 inch bass drum. 35 year old 6 1/2 x 14 inch Premier Dominian snare drum. 13 x 9, 14 x 10, 16 x 16 and 18 x 18 inch Hayman tom toms. Avedis Zildjian 20 inch crash and 18 inch ride cymbals. Hi hats are 15 inch with Avedis Zildjian on top and Paiste on bottom. Sticks are C-Specials made by Bradleys of Glasgow.
Sensational Alex Harvey Band, 1972.
Session for Dan McCafferty, 1975.
Rory Gallagher Band, 1976-81
The Greg Lake Band, 1981
Michael Schenker Group, 1982
Session for Bugatti & Musker, 1982
Rory Gallagher's rhythm section,