Scottish drummer Andy white, who participated in the recording of the first single of the Beatles Love Me Do died at the age of 85 due to heart attack. The artist took an active part in the creative process of the "fab four" and could claim the title of "fifth beatle".
At his home in new Jersey at the age of 85 due to heart attack died drummer Andy white. In the U.S., the eminent artist of the result of the work by the instructor of a drum, whose services have been used stars. However a worldwide celebrity he received thanks to the collaboration with The Beatles.
Andy white was born in Glasgow in 1930. Already at the age of 17 Scottish drummer became a professional session musician. In early September 1962, he was invited to record the Beatles songs Love Me Do and P. S. I Love You, reports TASS.
Besides all this, specifically white, according to experts, participated in recording the band's debut album Please Please Me, released in 1963. All this allowed the drummer to claim the title of "5th beatle", along with Pete best, Stuart Sutcliffe, and other artists who managed to visit the roundhouse.
Himself Andy white wrote that in the 1960s he was often invited to the London Studio on Abbey road. For example, the artist participated in the recording of the song Shout English artist Lulu and the single Tom Jones It's Not Unusual. Also, he toured with Marlene Dietrich, Burt Bacharach and rod Stewart, and has performed with the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra. The band New York Metro Pipe Band, which also worked drummer, described him as "a gentleman in all respects".
After moving to the U.S. Andy white was the instructor of the drumming. One of his students was actor Steven van Zandt - it took him to master the drums for the role of Silvio Dante in the famous American series "the Sopranos."
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