|Name Tony Newton||Role Musician|
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Antonio (Tony) Newton is an electric bass player from Detroit Michigan. Newton has recorded with Tony Williams, John Lee Hooker, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Gary Moore and Allan Holdsworth.
Newton began his career first on piano at age seven, beginning professionally at the age of thirteen, playing bass guitar with blues legends John Lee Hooker, T-Bone Walker and Little Walter.
Newton was discovered by Motown executive Hank Cosby while playing in Detroit Blues clubs at the age of 18. He was the bass player in the Motortown Revue that toured the UK in 1965, in which he performed with artists such as The Supremes and Smokey Robinson.
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With Smokey Robinson
With The Mamas & the Papas
With 8th Day
With Aretha Franklin
With The Tony Williams New Lifetime