Jim Cregan

Born Mar 9, 1946

James "Jim" Cregan, is an English rock guitarist and bassist, best known for his associations with Family, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Rod Stewart. Cregan is a former husband of the singer Linda Lewis and worked with her as a record producer. He has also worked with London Quireboys, Glass Tiger, Katie Melua and formed Farm Dogs with Bernie Taupin.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born on March 9, 1946.


1967 21 Years Old Born in Yeovil, Somerset, aged fourteen Cregan joined The Falcons, which was formed whilst he attended Poole Grammar School. After developing his next band The Disastisfied Blues Band, Cregan briefly joined with future Traffic frontman Dave Mason, in Julian Covay and the Machine in 1967 and moved on to join the rock and soul band The Ingoes as a vocalist and guitarist. … Read More
1972 26 Years Old 1 More Event
The group began as a trio featuring Cregan and dissolved when he moved to Family in September 1972, after recording two albums which were released in Germany, where they had their largest audience. … Read More
1974 28 Years Old In October 1974 Cregan was recruited as a guitarist by Steve Harley, as a member of a re-formed Cockney Rebel. … Read More


1976 30 Years Old In 1976 he joined Rod Stewart's band and became Stewart's musical director, co-producer and co-writer. … Read More


1990 44 Years Old In 1990 he spent time writing and producing heavy rock band London Quireboys's Little Bit of What You Fancy (1990) which gave him singles chart success and Canadian rockers Glass Tiger, who achieved international success and platinum selling albums. … Read More
1993 47 Years Old In 1993 Cregan was reunited with Stewart to record "Unplugged and Seated" which was also filmed by MTV and featured a guest appearance by Ronnie Wood. … Read More
1994 48 Years Old Cregan's biggest concert appearance with Stewart was on 31 December 1994 at Copacabanain Rio de Janeiro, where they appeared in front of a total estimated audience of over 3.5 million. … Read More
1995 49 Years Old In 1995 he moved on to form Farm Dogs with Elton John's lyricist Bernie Taupin and they released two albums.


1997 51 Years Old During 1997 Cregan started to work with Windham Hill Records as both a producer and musician. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old Cregan was re-united with Roger Chapman in 2005, at first for live performances and then to produce Chapman's solo album One More Time For Peace (2007).


2008 62 Years Old In 2008, Cregan formed Creative Music Management with renowned music business lawyer Robert W. Allan. … Read More
2011 65 Years Old In 2011, he decided, for the first time, to form his own band, Cregan & Co. … Read More
2015 69 Years Old On 13 September 2015, Cregan joined Rod Stewart on stage at the BBC Radio 2 'Live in Hyde Park London' Festival. … Read More
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