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Denny Seiwell

The Wings circlePart of the following line-ups • Wings 1971-1972Wings 1972-1973

Born:
Jul 10, 1943

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Denny Seiwell (born July 10, 1943) is an American drummer and a founding member of Paul McCartney and Wings. He also drummed for Billy Joel and Liza Minnelli and played in the scores for the films Waterworld, Grease II, and Vertical Limit. His drumming was used in TV shows like Happy Days and Knots Landing.

Seiwell was born and raised in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, the son of Donald Seiwell and Fay Carrigan. He is a graduate of Lehighton High School and was a member of the first Carbon County Band in 1961. After graduating from high school, Seiwell enlisted in the United States Navy, in the rate of Musician, playing in the Navy Band. He moved to New York City and caught the eye of McCartney, who recruited him to be in his band Wings and according to Seiwell, the band was like one big family living between London and the McCartneys’ farm in Scotland. After leaving the band, Seiwell eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he has resided since 1975.

Wings outside Rude Studio, Scotland, 1971
Abe Laboriel Jr, Paul McCartney & Denny Seiwell
Paul McCartney & Denny Seiwell, in 2012

Last updated on November 10, 2018

Albums, EPs & Singles by Denny Seiwell contributed to


Ram

By Paul & Linda McCartney • Official album

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Shaker, Cow bell, Brushes, Tambourine • 10 songs


Wild Life

By Wings • Official album

Contribution: Drums, Tambourine, Backing vocals, Congas, Bongos, Guiro, Maracas, Trumpet • 8 songs


Another Day

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Shaker • 2 songs


The Back Seat of My Car

By Paul & Linda McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Brushes • 2 songs


Give Ireland Back To The Irish

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums • 1 songs


Mary Had A Little Lamb (UK)

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Backing vocals, Xylophone, Recorder • 1 songs


Hi, Hi, Hi

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Cow-bell, Xylophone, Cornet • 2 songs


Mary Had A Little Lamb (Germany)

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Backing vocals, Xylophone, Recorder • 1 songs


Mary Had A Little Lamb (France)

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Backing vocals, Xylophone, Recorder • 1 songs



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