Andy Pyle

An exemplary pocket and melodic player with a supportive disposition, Andy Pyle’s resume reads like a storied history of British rock and roll, traversing subgenres spanning blues, pop, and hard rock.

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Though he was never an official member of The Kinks, Andy anchored their two most important comeback slabs (Sleepwalker, Misfits) and several tours between 1976-78.

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A valued band member and session cat, Pyle plied his craft with Bloodwyn Pig, Savoy Brown, Gary Moore, Juicy Lucy, Wishbone Ash, Rod Stewart, and Alvin Lee, among others.

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And that’s Andy mugging for the camera on the Kink’s “Father Christmas” video from the winter of ’77 .  

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