Drummer known for his work with the English rock group Status Quo. He also formed a solo act called John Coghlan's Quo.
He attended Kingsdale Comprehensive School but left to become a mechanic.
He was in the super group The Rockers.
His first marriage produced a daughter named Charlotte. His marriage to his second wife, Gillie, lasted many decades.
He was in Status Quo with Ricky Parfitt.