Denny Seiwell

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

Born:
Jul 10, 1943

About

From Wikipedia:

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
Paul McCartney met with Wings drummer backstage – on Aug 10, 2014
From Denny Seiwell on Facebook, June 14, 2024 – “The last two original wings. And the wife of a wing.” Denny Seiwell and wife Monique and Paul McCartney
From Facebook – Unreleased Linda photograph of Denny Seiwell during the RAM sessions.

Last updated on June 15, 2024

Albums, EPs & singles which Denny Seiwell contributed to


Ram (Mono - promotional)

By Paul & Linda McCartney • Official album

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


Another Day / Oh Woman Oh Why

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Shaker • 2 songs


Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey / Too Many People

By Paul & Linda McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Cow bell, Drums, Percussion, Shaker • 2 songs


The Back Seat of My Car / Heart Of The Country

By Paul & Linda McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Brushes, Drums • 2 songs


Eat At Home / Smile Away

By Paul & Linda McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums • 2 songs


Another Day / Oh Woman Oh Why (Promo)

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Percussion, Shaker • 2 songs


Ram

By Paul & Linda McCartney • LP

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


Wild Life

By Wings • LP

Contribution: Backing vocals, Bongos, Congas, Drums, Guiro, Maracas, Performed by, Tambourine, Trumpet • 9 songs


Give Ireland Back To The Irish

By Wings • 7" Single

Contribution: Drums, Performed by • 1 songs


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