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Tony Butler (musician)

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Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Musician
Name  Tony Butler

Years active  1981–present
Instruments  Bass, vocals
Genres  Rock music
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Born  13 February 1957 (age 58) (1957-02-13)
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
Music groups  Big Country (1981 – 2000), Band Aid (1984), On the Air
Similar People  Bruce Watson, Mark Brzezicki, Stuart Adamson, Mike Peters, Derek Forbes

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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.

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Early life

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Anthony Earle Peter Butler was born on 13 February 1957 in Shepherd's Bush, London, England.His parents are of Ghanaian heritage.

Career

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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.

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As of 2011, Butler taught courses in music at Petroc College and the Livewire Youth Music Project in Cornwall.

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