- Aug 01, 1943
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Geoffrey Britton (born 1 August 1943, in Lewisham, South East London) is an English rock drummer known for his work with Paul McCartney & Wings from August 1974 to January 1975, where he was featured on the Venus and Mars album.
Britton was a member of the progressive rock band East of Eden which formed in Bristol from June to December 1969 and recorded the album Snafu. Afterward he joined The Wild Angels. After leaving Wings in early 1975 Britton was a member of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 1978 to 1979, playing on the Angel Station album. In 1977 he was in the ‘supergroup’ Rough Diamond, recording in London’s Roundhouse Studios. In the early 1980s, he joined the power pop group The Keys, whose one album was produced by Joe Jackson. […]
Geoff Britton was hired as the next drummer for Wings, as Denny Seiwell had left before the “Band On The Run” sessions in Lagos. He joined Wings for the Nashville sessions in 1974, participated on the “One Hand Clapping” project in August 1974. He then participated to the sessions for the album “Venus And Mars”, starting in November 1974. In March 1975, Geoff Britton left Wings and was replaced by Joe English.
Last updated on April 3, 2021
Albums, EPs & singles which Geoff Britton contributed to
By The Country Hams • 7" Single
Contribution: Drums • 1 songs