Chad Cromwell

Chad Cromwell

Real Name:
Chad Thomas Cromwell
Chad Cromwell is a drummer, who was born in Paducah, Kentucky, on June 14th, 1957, and three years later moved with his family to Memphis, Tennessee. In 1990, Chad moved to Nashville, got married and started a family, and created a very successful recording career.

Chad started recording and touring with Joe Walsh in 1986, appearing on two albums; Got Any Gum? and Ordinary Average Guy

In 1987, Chad got the call to record with prolific songwriter, Neil Young. These sessions became Neil Young & The Bluenotes. Since then he has recorded and toured with Neil on several occasions, and appears on albums such as Freedom (1989), Prairie Wind (2005) Living with War (2006) and Chrome Dreams II (2007). He has also appeared in Heart of Gold, a documentary capturing the debut of Neil Young's album, Prairie Wind (along with other of Young's classics). This was filmed at the Ryman auditorium and directed by Jonathan Demme.

He is also known for his contributions to Mark Knopfler's solo albums Golden Heart (1996), Sailing to Philadelphia (2000), The Ragpicker's Dream (2002) and Shangri-La (2004). Chad was also part of Mark's band during the tours of his first solo albums.

Chad toured with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in the summer of 2006.

Chad has also worked with many other artists including Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Boz Scaggs, Wynonna, Trisha Yearwood, Miranda Lambert, Bonnie Raitt, Peter Frampton, Rodney Crowell, Marty Stuart.
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Chad Cromwell Discography Tracks


Peter Frampton Peter Frampton - Live In Detroit (Album) CMC International Records US 2000 Sell This Version
Peter Frampton Peter Frampton - Live In Detroit Image Entertainment US 2000 Sell This Version
IX8816IG Peter Frampton Peter Frampton - Live in Detroit(DVD-V, Multichannel, PAL) Image Entertainment, Inc. IX8816IG Europe 2000 Sell This Version
G.R. 398/399 Neil Young Neil Young - The Old World Keeps Spinning Round(2xCD, Unofficial) The Godfatherecords G.R. 398/399 2009 Sell This Version
none Ernie Hendrickson Ernie Hendrickson - One For The Dreamers(LP) Not On Label (Ernie Hendrickson Self-released) none US 2013 Sell This Version
BMRNV0450A Nashville Cast Nashville Cast - The Music Of Nashville: Original Soundtrack (Season 4 | Volume 2)(CD, Album) Big Machine Records BMRNV0450A US 2016 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

VS-1026 Ollie Nightengale*, Spencer Wiggins And Barbara & The Browns Ollie Nightengale*, Spencer Wiggins And Barbara & The Browns - Soul Sounds Of Memphis(LP, Comp) XL Sounds Of Memphis VS-1026 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
LL-1053 Gary Chapman Gary Chapman - Sincerely Yours(LP) Lamb & Lion Records LL-1053 US 1981 Sell This Version
FW 37630 Debra Dejean Debra Dejean - Debra Dejean(LP, Album) Handshake Records And Tapes FW 37630 US 1982 Sell This Version
RC-150 Patrick Kelley (3) Patrick Kelley (3) - Patrick Kelley(LP, Album) Rock Candy Records (2) RC-150 US 1982 Sell This Version
VBE-4030, VBE 4030 The Blackwood Brothers* The Blackwood Brothers* - All Their Best(LP, Comp) Voice Box, Voice Box VBE-4030, VBE 4030 US 1984 Sell This Version
SPCN 7-10-205386-X Farrell And Farrell Choose To Love and 7 more… Farrell And Farrell - Choices(LP) Star Song SPCN 7-10-205386-X US 1984 Sell This Version
7-102-06086-6 Farrell & Farrell* Farrell & Farrell* - Jump To Conclusions(LP, Album) Star Song 7-102-06086-6 US 1985 Sell This Version
William Lee Golden* William Lee Golden* - American Vagabond (Album) MCA Records US 1986 Sell This Version
Rob Jungklas Rob Jungklas - Closer To The Flame (Album) Manhattan Records Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
MAL 7432 Foxx (6) Foxx (6) - Set Me Free(LP, Album) Malaco Records MAL 7432 US 1986 Sell This Version
SPCN 7-01-900510-1, 7-01-900510-1 David And Lisa Binion David And Lisa Binion - Nothing Can Separate Us(LP, Album) Wordsong Records, Wordsong Records SPCN 7-01-900510-1, 7-01-900510-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
925 606-1 Joe Walsh Joe Walsh - Got Any Gum?(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 925 606-1 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
Kenny Marks Kenny Marks - Make It Right (Album) Dayspring Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young That Girl Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - American Dream (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic Turkey 1988 Sell This Version
395203-1 Michael Anderson (5) Michael Anderson (5) - Sound Alarm(LP, Album) A&M Records 395203-1 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
Neil Young & The Bluenotes (5) Neil Young & The Bluenotes (5) - This Note's For You (Album) Reprise Records Australia 1988 Sell This Version
7567-81888-2 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - American Dream(12", Album) Atlantic 7567-81888-2 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
Neil Young Someday and 9 more… Neil Young - Freedom (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Reprise Records UK & Europe 1989 Sell This Version
Neil Young Neil Young - Eldorado (EP, MiniAlbum, Album) Reprise Records Australia 1989 Sell This Version