|Birth name Geoffrey Britton|
Name Geoff Britton
Genres Rock Power pop
|Born 1 August 1943 (age 72)
Lewisham, South East London (1943-08-01) |
Music groups Paul McCartney and Wings (1974 – 1975)
Similar People Jimmy McCulloch, Joe English, Henry McCullough, Steve Holley, Denny Laine
Paul McCartney & Wings Drummer Geoff Britton Talks About The Rickenbacker Bass Dan Ealey Gave Paul
Geoffrey Britton (born 1 August 1943, in Lewisham, South East London) is an English rock drummer known for his work with Paul McCartney & Wings from August 1974 to January 1975, where he was featured on the Venus and Mars album.
- Paul McCartney & Wings Drummer Geoff Britton Talks About The Rickenbacker Bass Dan Ealey Gave Paul
Britton was one of the original members of the progressive rock band East of Eden which formed in Bristol in 1967. He stayed into early 1970 and played on the album Snafu. Afterward he joined The Wild Angels. After leaving Wings in early 1975 Britton was a member of Manfred Mann's Earth Band from 1978 to 1979, playing on the Angel Station album. In 1977 he was in the 'supergroup' Rough Diamond, recording in London's Roundhouse Studios. In the early 1980s, he joined the power pop group The Keys, whose one album was produced by Joe Jackson.