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  Cozy Powell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Powell then performed with a number of major bands - Michael Schenker Group from 1981 to 1982, Whitesnake from 1982 to 1984, then with Keith Emerson and Greg Lake in 1986, then Black Sabbath intermittently from 1989 to 1991, and again from 1993 - 1995.
Cozy along with Neil Murray (fellow ex-member of Cozy Powell's Hammer, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath) were members of the Brian May Band, playing on the Back To The Light and Another World albums.
Cozy Powell died on April 5, 1998 following a car crash, driving his Saab 9000 in bad weather on the M4 motorway near Bristol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cozy_Powell   (862 words)

 Cozy Cole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cozy Cole (October 19, 1909 – January 31, 1981) is a well known jazz drummer who had a #1 hit with the song "Topsy part 2".
Cozy Cole's 1958 hit record of Topsy II heightened recognition of his name and facilitated his popularity as the leader of a small combo that frequently played New York's Metropole and other clubs.
Cozy Cole was cited as an influence by such leading modern jazz drummers as Max Roach and Art Blakey, and by Philly Joe Jones, who studied formally, albeit briefly, with Cole, as Jones recalls in the chapter devoted to him in Art Taylor's Italic text Notes and Tones.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cozy_Cole   (313 words)

 Not-so--Cozy Birmingham 17 Apr 98
Rock legend Cozy Powell, who was killed in a road crash last week, learned his trade in suburban Sutton Coldfield where he shattered the middle-class calm with his unrelenting drumming.
Powell, who will be buried tomorrow after a private funeral, once lived with an insurance broker's family at 127 Rectory Road, an address which became "steeped in musical history".
Powell was born an only child in Cirencester, Gloucs, in 1947 but eventually moved to the West Midlands to tap into the growing rock scene at the end of the 60s.
www.brianmay.com /cozy/not-so-cozy.html   (562 words)

 detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cozy Powell, the powerhouse drummer who died in a car crash on Sunday night, was the peripatetic instrumentalist par excellence.
By 1985, Powell was a free agent again, part of a coterie of drummers who guested on Roger Daltrey's excellent Under a Raging Moon (a tribute to the unique style of the late Who drummer Keith Moon).
Powell had also just recorded material with the Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen and was due to join him on an American tour which was cancelled after he crashed his bike a few weeks ago.
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 Cozy Powell
Cozy has been always characterized by his heavy-hitting style and the way he could make songs from various styles sound "full".
Cozy has been always in demand for the drum seat, so he evolved to one of the most important session musicians.
With Cozy's solid way of playing the band regained it's massive sound, Martin was maybe the best choice for the epic-style songs, as his voice has this amazing epic tone, while Geoff Nichols' keyboards, although discreet, add depth to the songs.
www.grande-rock.com /cozy_powell.htm   (1086 words)

 Cozy Powell - a personal take
Cozy Powell had a long and well-respected career as a drummer, sadly cut short in 1998 in a horrific car crash.
In 1970, Cozy was the drummer for Tony Joe White at the Isle of Wight festival.
Cozy had laid down the track and promptly forgotten all about it until he heard it played on the radio.
au.geocities.com /blackfootsu/cozy.htm   (1554 words)

 BBC News | UK | Drummer Cozy Powell is dead
Cozy Powell was a legend in rock circles - his career reading like a roll-call of Seventies supergroups.
Cozy Powell in 1983 during a stint with Whitesnake
"Cozy worked with some of the greatest people and he was renowned as a great asset through both his attitude and his playing.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/uk/newsid_75000/75182.stm   (647 words)

 Cozy Powell Tribute
On April 5th, 1998 : Cozy Powell dies at the age of 50.
It would appear that Cozy was alone in his Saab 9000 when he lost control on the M4 motorway, and crashed into the center divider traveling well in excess of 90 mph, between junctions 18 and 19.
Powell had achieved notoriety as a solo performer as well as a band player.
www.hotshotdigital.com /tribute/CozyPowell.html   (238 words)

 Black Sabbath Online: Cozy Powell Interview - July 95
According to Powell these developments are not meant to be personal but it affects the friendship within a band.
Powell is obvious disappointed, he's asked back but has nothing to say about some things.
Cozy Powell is almost 30 years active in the music business and he has become a much appreciated drummer.
www.black-sabbath.com /interviews/cozy95.html   (1780 words)

 Stober Enterprises Cozy Powell Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Celebrated rock drummer Cozy Powell was killed in a car accident on April 5, 1998.
Cozy had a "tyre" with a slow leak which caused him to lose control on a turn and hit the rail.
Cozy's girlfriend was on the phone with him at the time of the crash.
www.skyweb.net /~kstober/COZY.HTM   (423 words)

 Cozy Powell: 1947-1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cozy Powell, the esteemed drummer who worked with everybody from Peter Green to Black Sabbath, was killed yesterday in a high-speed car crash near Bristol, England.
Powell was known as one of Britain's most talented players, as he had jobs with Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, Jeff Beck, Emerson, Lake and Powell (the ELP spinoff), and of course, Peter Green's Splinter Group.
Cozy had been speeding in his Saab (going well above 90) on Sunday night when he crashed into the center divider.
www.angelfire.com /wa/petergreen/cozy.html   (314 words)

 VH1.com : Cozy Powell : Biography
Considered to be one of England's best drummers, and very much in demand for rock and pop records, Cozy Powell was almost legendary for a heavy-hitting style that could be
Powell began his professional music career in 1965 with the Sorcerers, eventually winding up working with Jeff Beck after Beck left the Yardbirds.
In 1971, Powell formed Bedlam, but eventually abandoned this project to produce singles such as "Dance with the Devil." He later formed Cozy Powell's Hammer, which broke up in 1975.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/powell_cozy/bio.jhtml   (328 words)

 :Cozy Powell Plays Pop
To everyone's surprise - not least Powell's - the single would soar to the dizzy heights of No.3 in the UK singles chart in January 1974.
Yet Powell gave all the credit to producer Mickie Most: "He gave me a rough drum riff.
To cash in on this success, the drummer formed Cozy Powell's Hammer in April 1974, members of which would at various times include guitarist Bernie Marsden, keyboardist Don Airey and Bedlam singer Frank Aiello.
www.brianmay.com /cozy/crxmas01.htm   (244 words)

 Cozy Powell drummer for Black Sabbath
Cozy Powell is one of the most prolific drummers in the business.
Since then Cozy joined Brian May on a Jimi Hendrix tribute album, and supported the legendary Peter Green on his comeback.
Cozy wrote this himself when the site first went online and had intended to continue this, but alas, he never did.
www.angelfire.com /mac/keepitlive/drummers/Powell/powell.htm   (159 words)

 COZY POWELL -- The Best of Cozy Powell (Polydor)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cozy Powell is probably best known for his consummate drumming with the Jeff Beck Group in the early 70's.
Powell's albums, while concentrating on drums, always featured great lineups of musicians.
The Best of Cozy Powell marks the US debut of this material on CD, and takes a comprehensive look at the solo career of one of rock's best drummers.
www.thenightowl.com /reviews/powell.htm   (315 words)

 BLABBERMOUTH.NET - Rare Photos Of Late Drum Legend COZY POWELL Posted Online
Yeah, Cozy co-produced the TYR album from Sabbath which is an awesome CD.
Cozy sadly died in '98, near Bristol, South West England, in a car crash.
The accuracy of the information contained herein is neither confirmed nor guaranteed by Roadrunner Records, and the views and opinions of authors expressed on these pages do not necessarily state or reflect those of Roadrunner Records or its employees.
www.roadrunnerrecords.com /blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=42463   (520 words)

Cozy Powell not only made history but also made it into The Guinness Book of World Records.
Cozy died on April 12, 1998 in a car accident.
There is an official Cozy Powell Internet site that tells more about him and what he has done at: http://www.cozypowell.com.
www.femaledrummer.com /cozy2.html   (568 words)

 The BB's News & Celebrity Reviews - Cozy Powell Tribute Concert ..
He was one of the promoters and the continuous smile on his face summed up the spirit of the occasion.
The prize was a framed glass display of drum sticks from icons such as Phil Collins, Simon Philips, Ringo Starr, Neal Peart and Cozy Powell.
Full credit to Harry Lee and all the acts that with the appreciative and enthusiastic audience, made it a night at the opera house to remember and a night Cozy Powell would have been proud of.
www.baileybrothers.co.uk /cozy.html   (606 words)

 eBay - cozy powell, CDs, Music Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Emerson Lake and Palmer Cozy Powell pins prog rock ELP
Cozy Powell - Na Na na / Mistral 7" - mint
Cozy Powell (Black sabbath) - Man in Black - mint 7"
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=cozy+powell&newu=1&krd=1   (445 words)

A nine-piece double-bass, gold-and-fl custom drum kit (Yamaha 9000 custom) used by the late great Cozy Powell while in BLACK SABBATH and Brian May's (QUEEN) band is currently being auctioned on eBay at this location.
I met Cozy (and all of Rainbow) during the Rainbow Rising tour...he was very friendly and down to earth.
Cozy Powell is just about one of the very best drummers ever-and he's played with some of favorite artists:
www.roadrunnerrecords.com /blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=31650   (568 words)

 Xtreme Musician: Cozy Powell
A good drummer is well in demand, and Cozy kept busy beating away at the drums for over 30 years.
Unfortunately, Cozy was enjoying somewhat of a comeback when he was tragically killed in a car accident.
He had been rehearsing with the guitar master Yngwie Malmsteen and was getting ready to tour with Malmsteen when he was killed in a high-speed car crash.
www.xtrememusician.com /info/artists/profiles/1029.html   (193 words)

 Cozy Powell webpages (The Musicians' Olympus)
I was shocked when I received an e-mail message from my great friend Alex Gitlin, who told me that Cozy had died in a car accident.
Original-generation heavy metal drummer Cozy Powell died in a car crash on Sunday night.
Please, watch the Cozy tribute page, with the messages they sent me.
www.geocities.com /SunsetStrip/Palladium/9932/cpowe_b.htm   (362 words)

 Colin Cozy Powell
Colin Powell, - Colin Powell, secretary of state, emerged as the voice of moderation and multilateralism among the...
Colin Powell, - Colin Powell, U.S. secretary of state, was one of the only doves and committed multilateralists...
Colin Powell - Colin Powell former Secretary of State, retired general Born: April 5, 1937 Birthplace: New York,...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0759247.html   (235 words)

ELP returned, sort of, keeping their moniker intact with the addition of drummer Cozy Powell in lieu of Carl Palmer.
Yes, it may seem like an Alan Whitewashing of Palmer’s absence on the surface, but Powell’s staid playing is in line with Palmer’s recent contributions to Asia anyway.
Time has clipped their wings a bit so that the epics might not soar as high as once, but even at the altitude of a “Learning To Fly” ELP clears the bar that tripped up Asia’s followups.
www.connollyco.com /discography/elp/powell.html   (379 words)

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Subject: [AVALON] Cozy Powell Dear Avalonians, I was astonished to hear Cozy Powell is dead.
Best wishes for all, Vicente - -------------------- To unsub, mail majordomo@smoe.org with: unsubscribe avalon ------------------------------ Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 17:18:11 +0100 From: "John Kent" Subject: RE: [AVALON] Cozy Powell Sadly Cozy Powell was killed in a car crash around March this year- it happened somewhere in the Bristol area.
Subject: Re: [AVALON] Cozy Powell Vicente Dobroruka wrote: > Dear Avalonians, > > I was astonished to hear Cozy Powell is dead.
www.smoe.org /lists/avalon/v03.n258   (1657 words)

 Cozy Powell tribute concert
Six days before the actual event took place, it was announced that Brian May would be on the guest-list for the Cozy Powell tribute concert.
Every artist gave his or her very best for Cozy, with songs, which have been either performed with Cozy, which were written for him, or which fitted very well.
During the whole show Cozy´s original drumkit (with his name on it) was in the middle of the stage...and seeing THIS drumkit at the show was very touching alone.
www.brianmayworld.com /Buxton.htm   (902 words)

 Stober Enterprises Cozy Powell Monkey Girl Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It's a strange name but one that has stuck now and we are lucky that we live where we do {out in the country} having to shout for her is sometimes embarassing.".
Your question about whether she can mouse is YES she is always bringing the blinking things to the door.
I remember just after Cozy died, I used to go to his house and visit Shari, his girlfriend, as often as I could and while we were talking Monkey came in with a mouse and ate it then went out and came back in with another one and ate that as well."
www.skyweb.net /~kstober/MONKEY.htm   (216 words)

 Cozy Powell Photos - Cozy Powell News - Cozy Powell Information
In 1974, he set a world record for being the world's fastest drummer live on television.
In 1971 he joined the Jeff Beck group for two albums.
Tell the world what you think of Cozy Powell, write a review for this person.
www.tv.com /CozyPowell/person/176650/summary.html   (148 words)

 Tribute to Cozy Powell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"I am deeply saddened by the death of Cozy Powell who was a friend, collaborator, and mentor.
His spirit will live on forever through all the fans he touched during his life and his fantastic music that will always be with us."--Yngwie Johann Malmsteen.
On the staircase leading to Studio 308: Cozy, Mats Olausson, Barry Dunaway, Mats Leven.
www.yngwie.org /news/Cozy.html   (119 words)

 Cozy Powell
Even the most leather-adverse music fan would have to concede the impressive range of Cozy Powell's career.
This was followed by some success with bands of his own, but ultimately led to his most enduring role: as drummer for Ritchie Blackmore's band Rainbow, which lasted until 1980.
In subsequent years Powell moved through a number of different bands, including brief tenures in The Michael Schenker Group, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, and a period working with Keith Emerson and Greg Lake as a 'P' in an 80's version of ELP.
www.nndb.com /people/565/000025490   (166 words)

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