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Dave Mattacks

dr, *1948 GB, London Borough of Barnet
Musician of Rock
A.k.a. David James Mattacks

David James "Dave" Mattacks (born 13 March 1948, Edgware, Middlesex, England) is an English rock and folk drummer. Best known for his work with Fairport Convention, Mattacks has also worked both as a session musician and as a performance artist. Apart from playing the drums, he is also a versed keyboard player and occasionally played the bass guitar on studio recordings.He began as a trainee piano-tuner before taking up the drums. He played with several jazz bands before joining the electric folk band Fairport Convention in August 1969, with whom he worked on and off until 1997.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Keyboards
  • Bass
  • Piano
  • Rock
  • Folk
  • World
  • Electronic
  • Pop

Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Sing The LineJohn Donaldson, Andrew Cleyndert, Dave Mattacks1996Album
Son Of Morris OnAshley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, John Tams, Philip Pickett, Michael Gregory, Dave Mattacks, Shirley Collins, Martin Carthy, John Watcham, John Rodd, Albion Morris Men, Ian Cutler, Adderbury Village Morris Men1976Album
Morris OnAshley Hutchings . Richard Thompson . Dave Mattacks . John Kirkpatrick . Barry Dransfield1972Album
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