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    Andy Newmark, remember this guy? Always loved whatever i knew of his work on some of my favorite albums but gosh had no idea the full breath of his career.

    Hired to replace Gerry Gibson, who in turn had replaced founding Family Stone member Gregg Errico, Newmark was invited to audition for Sly Stone by Family Stone saxophonist Pat Rizzo. Newmark went on to record one album as the Family Stone's drummer, Fresh (1973) and also performed with the band for two years in live concert.

    After leaving the band in 1974, Newmark has performed and recorded with John Lennon, Cat Stevens, Joe Walsh, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, George Harrison, Rickie Lee Jones, Patrick Moraz, Randy Newman, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Murray Head, Ronnie Wood, Roxy Music, ABC, Hue and Cry, Laura Nyro, Elkie Brooks, Sting, Steve Winwood, Nils Lofgren, George Benson and Michael Franks. He is featured on Carly Simon's 1971 album Anticipation and Gary Wright's 1975 album Dream Weaver. In 1980, he was the sole drummer on John Lennon's last album, Double Fantasy, as well as Milk and Honey released in 1984. He was also the featured drummer on Yoko Ono's Season of Glass in 1981.



    Whew! talk about a sleeper.....holding it down without a fuss for over four decades!
    don't put off till tomorrow what you can put off today

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    Onegourd, thanks for your submission but will you please follow the formatting rules for this specific "famous drummers" sub-forum? Here's a link to explain: http://www.drumchat.com/showthread.p...ead-22541.html

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    sure, sorry had no idea. will reference next time.
    don't put off till tomorrow what you can put off today

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