Tony Thompson (2)

Tony Thompson (2)

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Born in New York in 1954.
Died in California in 2003.
American drummer.
Tony Thompson started his career as LaBelle drummer, then joined Chic from 1977 to 1982.
In the 80's, he played behind artists as diverse as Madonna, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Jody Watley, Duran Duran and Robert Palmer.
In 1985, Thompson teamed up with Robert Palmer and Duran Duran's John and Andy Taylor in the rock unit the Power Station. The same year, he joined surviving Led Zeppelin members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, along with second drummer Phil Collins, for a semi-Zeppelin reunion at the star-studded Live Aid concert.
After Tony was involved in a serious car accident in 1986, he worked with decreasing frequency in the '90s.
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Tony Thompson (2) Discography

Albums

M 7069 2 Various What It Takes Various - Tribute To Aerosmith / Let The Tribute Do The Talkin'(CD, Album) Mascot Records (2) M 7069 2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version

Compilations

CLP2344 Various Fight From The Inside Various - Keep Calm and Salute Queen(CD, Comp, Tri) Cleopatra Records CLP2344 US 2015 Sell This Version
none Various Rock And Roll and 2 more… Various - Live Aid(12xLP, Comp, Unofficial + Box) Not On Label none Indonesia Unknown Sell This Version

Mixes

none Pete Rock & Evil Dee Love Like That Pete Rock & Evil Dee - Dummy(Cass, Mixed) Tape Kingz none US 1995 Sell This Version
583 166-2 Various I Don't Wanna Cry Various - Hot Party Summer 2002(CD, Comp, Mixed) Universal 583 166-2 Italy 2002 Sell This Version