songwriter whose career stretches back to 1972, when he appeared on Eric Kloss’s album, One, Two, Free.
Other artists and
groups with whom he has worked include Shaun Cassidy, Dr. Dre, Sheena Easton, The Everly
Brothers, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Leif Garrett, Maureen McGovern, Olivia
Newton-John, and John Schneider.
songwriter, he has co-penned “Hit and Run”, “Love”,
“O.k. Bayou”, “Pictures in the Attic”, “Relentless”,
and “Someone Else’s Arms”, as well as jingles for
A&E, Budweiser, IBM, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and MSNBC.
work does not stop at commercials, however, as he has drummed on the
soundtracks of a wide variety of shows, including Family Ties, Murphy Brown,
and cartoons featuring Marvel superheroes.
He also has some
acting credits on his resume, appearing in Blue Valley Songbird alongside Dolly Parton, The Mafu Cage
with Lee Grant, and the Broadway musical, Ring of Fire.
In 1994, he moved
from Los Angeles to Nashville, where he has worked ever since.
The CD era affords
us many opportunities to hear his drum work on albums ranging from Air Supply’s
Christmas Album to The Best of Wayne Newton Now.
The Burrito Brothers recordings
She’s a Friend of a Friend (John Beland/Gib