(May 7, 1948- )
Born in Liphook, England, United Kingdom
Birth name is William Peter Wingfield
Keyboard session musician
Recorded 'Eighteen With a Bullet'
Song featured on the 1998 movie soundtrack 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels'
Why he might be annoying
He shares a name with a Welsh actor.
He dabbled in music journalism, writing for fanzines before venturing out into the music industry.
He is a one hit wonder.
His only hit was a novelty song about the early do-wop days of rock & roll - subsequent singles failed to chart.
Why he might not be annoying
He was influenced by blues music growing up, and proudly jammed with blues legends Jimmy Witherspoon, Freddie King and B.B. King.
Ironically, his song did reach #18 with a bullet (meaning strong seller), peaking at #15 in 1975.
He wrote the title track for Olivia Newton-John's 1977 album 'Making a Good Thing Better.'
He toured as a keyboardist for The Hollies in the 1970s and with The Everly Brothers in the 1980s and '90s.
He's done session work with Paul McCartney, Van Morrison, Alan Parsons, Al Stewart and Nazareth.
He produced Dexy's Midnight Runners 1980 debut album and The Proclaimers smash hit 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles).'
Credit: Scar Tactics
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