Tony Thompson

Drummer + Musician
Born Nov 15, 1954

Anthony T. "Tony" Thompson was a session drummer best known as a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of Springfield Gardens, in Queens, NY.

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1954 Birth Born in 1954.


1985 31 Years Old Thompson was also a full-fledged member of the band Power Station along with Robert Palmer and John Taylor and Andy Taylor of Duran Duran. The enormous Live Aid charity benefit concert in 1985 saw Thompson playing with the Power Station as well as joining the remaining members of Led Zeppelin on stage (along with Phil Collins) at John F. Kennedy Stadium. … Read More


1996 42 Years Old In the mid 1990s he rejoined Power Station for their 1996 reunion album Living In Fear and subsequent tour. Thompson died within a month of being diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) on November 12, 2003, in Los Angeles, just two months after Power Station bandmate Robert Palmer's death from a heart attack. … Read More
2003 49 Years Old Died in 2003.
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