British musician, songwriter, music producer, and author who was the guitarist for both The Blues Band and Manfred Mann.
He attended Wimbledon College and once played in a band with Eric Clapton.
In 1969 he started his own band with Hughie Flint called McGuinness Flint. He published a 1986 book called So You Want To Be a Rock and Roll Star.
He grew up in South London.
He began his career by playing with Eric Clapton in a band called The Roosters.