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Ged Lynch

born on 19/7/1968 in Manchester, North West England, United Kingdom

Ged Lynch

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Ged Lynch

Ged Lynch (born 19 July 1968, Manchester, England) is an English percussionist and composer.

Lynch had early commercial success drumming with the Ruthless Rap Assassins, which included Kermit. In 1989 he joined The Icicle Works. He and Kermit joined Shaun Ryder and Bez in Black Grape in 1993.[1] They had a No. 8 UK hit single with "In the Name of the Father" and a No.1 UK hit album with It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah. They split in 1998.

Lynch has worked with The Charlatans, David Sylvian, Electronic and Joseph Arthur, Natalie Imbruglia, Chrissie Hynde, Space, Suggs, Shakespeare's Sister, Hanson, Tom Jones, Yusuf Islam, Gary Go, and Seth Lakeman. He has had percussion and drums on movie Sound Tracks, including Jackal, 28 Days Later, Snatch, and The Batchelor. In 2006 he recorded the drums for one of David Gilmour's songs from the On An Island album. In 2009 he worked with Peter Gabriel, who he had recorded and toured with since 2002. He toured in 2008 with Goldfrapp. In 2013 he appeared on Clannad's album Nádúr having previously toured with the band as drummer/precussionist from 2011.


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