Thursday, February 4, 2016

Jerry Shirley Was Born On February 4, 1952

Jerry Shirley:
Jerry Shirley (born 4 February 1952, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire) is an English rock drummer, best known as a member of the band Humble Pie, appearing on all their albums. He is also known for his work with Fastway, Joey Molland from Badfinger, David Gilmour, Alexis Korner, Billy Nicholls, Syd Barrett, John Entwistle, Sammy Hagar and Benny Mardones.
Shirley began playing drums for the band Apostolic Intervention at an early age and was later recruited by Steve Marriott to join the then newly formed rock band Humble Pie, when he was seventeen years old. Shirley remained as Humble Pie's drummer throughout the group's entire history. He also worked on Steve Marriott's solo projects, such as Pack of Three and was a co-founder of the popular 1980s group Fastway. Shirley co-wrote Fastway's biggest hit, "Say What You Will".

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