Former Divinyls member Charley Drayton will be heading out on tour as the drummer for the Bob Dylan band for Bob’s upcoming ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways World Wide Tour 2021-2024’.
The insight was uploaded to the Bob Dylan Instagram who revealed the tour would have “the amazing @stovetopseedy on drums”.
Steve Top Seedy clicks through to the Charley Drayton Instagram.
Charley was married to Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett and was a was drummer for Divinyls between 1991 and 2008. His grandfather Charlie Drayton was a bass player who performed with Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday.
Charley contributed to The Rolling Stones 1985 album ‘Dirty Work’ and was a founding member of Keith Richards X-Pensive Winos. He played on Keith ‘Talk is Cheap’ and ‘Main Offnedeer’ albums as well as B-52’s ‘Cosmic Thing’ (he was the drummer on Love Shack), The Cult’s ‘Ceremony’ (as bass player) and toured with Simon & Garfunkel.
Since 2011, Charley has been the drummer for Cold Chisel following the death of Steve Prestwich. He played on the last three Chisel albums and co-wrote ‘Buried Treasure’ from the most recent album ‘Blood Moon’.
Charley is returning to the Dylan band. He played bass for Bob in the early 90s.
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