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Terry Williams (drummer)

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Birth name  Terrence Williams
Name  Terry Williams
Years active  1962–2007

Instruments  Drums, vocals
Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Drummer
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Born  11 January 1948 (age 67) Swansea, Wales (1948-01-11)
Associated acts  Love Sculpture, Man, Rockpile, Neverland Express, Dire Straits,
Music groups  Dire Straits (1982 – 1988), Rockpile (1976 – 1981), Man, Love Sculpture
Genres  Progressive rock, Rock music, Blues
Albums  Brothers in Arms, Alchemy: Dire Straits Live, Love over Gold, Money for Nothing, Back into the Future
Similar People  Alan Clark, Billy Bremner, John Illsley, Jack Sonni, Hal Lindes

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Terrence "Terry" Williams (born 11 January 1948) is a retired Welsh rock drummer, whose résumé includes work for Dire Straits and Man.


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Williams was born in Swansea. During the 1960s, he played in a number of Welsh bands, including Commancheros, The Smokeless Zone, Dream and Plum Crazy, before joining Dave Edmunds' band Love Sculpture. In 1970 he joined the Welsh rock group Man, which included two former Dream and Smokeless Zone members, Deke Leonard and Martin Ace. With Man, he originally appeared on 7 Studio albums, 3 Live albums and 2 Various artists, live albums, and has subsequently appeared on a number of retrospective releases. When Man split in 1976, Williams re-joined Edmunds in the band Rockpile with Nick Lowe and Billy Bremner, and continued working with Leonard.

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Between 1981 and 1982, he was part of the Neverland Express band, backing Meat Loaf, then in 1982 he joined Dire Straits, with whom he played until 1988 (a period that included their live album Alchemy: Dire Straits Live and Brothers in Arms). In 1996, he briefly rejoined Man, after John Weathers left, but left the following year.

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Williams ran a blues club in Swansea from 2000 until 2007.

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With Billy Bremner

Bash! (1984)

With Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter (1978)
Musical Shapes (1980)
C'est C Bon (1983)

With Cliff Richard

Rock Connection (1984) ?

With Dave Edmunds / Rockpile / Love Sculpture

Rockers (1970)
Rockpile (album) (1972)
Subtle as a Flying Mallet (1975)
Get It (1977)
Tracks on Wax 4 (1978)
Repeat When Necessary (1979)
Seconds of Pleasure (1980)
Twangin... (1981)
Provoked Beyond Endurance (1991)
Riff Raff/I Hear You Rockin (2002) compilation
They Call It Rock

With Deke Leonard

Iceberg (1973)
Kamikaze (1974)
Before Your Very Eyes (1981)

With Dion

Yo Frankie (1989)

With Dire Straits

ExtendedancEPlay (1983)
Alchemy: Dire Straits Live (1984)
Brothers in Arms (1985)
Money for Nothing (1988) compilation
Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (1998) compilation
The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler: Private Investigations (2005) compilation

With Graham Parker

The Mona Lisa's Sister (1988)
Passion Is No Ordinary Word (1993) compilation ?
No Holding Back (1996) compilation
Ultimate Collection (2001) compilation

With John Illsley

Never Told a Soul (1984)

With Man

To Live for to Die (1970)
Man (1971)
Do You Like It Here Now, Are You Settling In? (1971)
Greasy Truckers Party (1972)
Be Good to Yourself at Least Once a Day (1972)
Live at the Padget Rooms, Penarth (1972)
Live at the Rainbow 1972 (1972)
Be Good to Yourself at Least Once a Day (1972)
Christmas at the Patti (1973)
Back Into The Future (1973)
Rhinos, Winos, and Lunatics (1974)
Slow Motion (1974)
1999 Party Tour (1974)
Maximum Darkness (1975)
The Welsh Connection (1976)
All's Well That Ends Well (1977)
Rare Man (1999)
Undrugged (2002) (1996 sessions)

With Mark Knopfler

Local Hero (1983)
Music from 'Cal' (1984)
Comfort and Joy (1984)
Screenplaying (1993) compilation

With Mickey Jupp

Juppanese (1978)

With The Motors

Tenement Steps (1980)

With Nick Lowe

Jesus of Cool (Pure Pop for Now People in US) (1978)
Labour of Lust (1979)
Nick the Knife (1982)
16 All Time Lowes (1984)
Pinker and Prouder than Previous (1988)
Quiet Please... The New Best of Nick Lowe (2009) compilation

With The Everly Brothers

Phil Everly (1983)
EB 84 (1984)
Mercury Years (1993) compilation

With Tina Turner

Private Dancer (1984)
Simply the Best (1991) compilation

With Tracey Ullman

You Caught Me Out (1984)
Takes on the Hits (2002) compilation

With Willie and the Poor Boys (Bill Wyman)

Willie and the Poor Boys (1985)
Poor Boy Boogie (2006) compilation


Stiffs Live (1978) Plays with: Nick Lowe's Last Chicken in the Shop, Larry Wallis' Psychedelic Rowdies and Ian Dury & the Blockheads


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