Tony Meehan

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Birthday
2, 1943
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 28, 2005 (62)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1943
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 28, 2005 (62)

About

Known by the nickname The Baron, he was the drummer and founding member of the British pop group The Shadows.

Before Fame

He played in bands throughout his teen years, but he originally wanted to become a lawyer until he started doing professional paid gigs that kept him away from school.

Trivia

He retired from music in order to become a psychologist, a career he would pursue until his death.

Family Life

He married Carol Costa in 1959.

Associated With

He auditioned Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Pete Best as The Beatles at Decca Records, where he worked as an arranger, producer, and session drummer.

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