Steve Ferrone

Real Name:Stephen Ferrone

British drummer (born 25 April 1950 in Brighton, England, United Kingdom). Primarily known as the drummer for Average White Band (1975 to 1982) and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers (1994 to 2017), as well as recording and touring with many other acts.

First performed with the band Bloodstone in 1975, then Brian Auger's band Oblivion Express. Then joined the Average White Band following the death of drummer Robbie McIntosh, until that band broke up in 1982. Performed on Chaka Khan's 1978 debut, then joined the Saturday Night Live house band for the 1985–86 season. Recorded and performed with Duran Duran, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, Slash, Chaka Khan, Eric Clapton, Bee Gees, Scritti Politti and Johnny Cash.

Met guitarist Mike Campbell of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers in 1992 when they played a show with George Harrison as part of his "Hara and the Hijack band" at Royal Albert Hall. Ferrone began recording with Tom Petty for the Wildflowers album, released in 1994, and played his first Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers live gig on February 28, 1995, in Louisville, Kentucky. Remained as the drummer for the remainder of the band's existence.

In November 2002, set up Drumroll Studios in Burbank, California. , , Wikipedia
In Groups:360band, Average White Band, BFD (2), Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Easy Pieces, Eric Clapton & His All Star Band, Legacy (85), Spin 1ne 2wo, Superfriends (2), The Domenic Troiano Band, The Kenneth Brian Band, The Royal Orleans Revue, The Saturday Night Live Band, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, The Dirty Knobs
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