Micky Waller

Micky Waller ( born September 6, 1941 † 29 April 2008) was a British drummer who has played in a number of well-known rock bands, such as in Steam Packet, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Jeff Beck Group.


Micky Waller began his career as a professional musician in 1960. He played in various bands before 1963 Cyril Davies and his All Stars joined. After the death of Davies 1964 Waller played with Marty Wilde, the father of Kim Wilde, and accompanied Little Richard on a UK tour.

The next stops were Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, then from April 1965 at The Steam Packet. In 1966 he played with Brian Augers Trinity.

1967 Waller drummed for a short time with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. He played for the Walker Brothers and Cat Stevens, and was founded in August of this year, a member of the Jeff Beck Group.

In 1969 Waller musical director of the musical Hair. In the years after Waller played in many different bands and artists, including Long John Baldry, Georgie Fame and Chicken Shack. He accompanied Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney.

Even after the turn of the millennium Micky Waller was uncommonly still on with friends.

Waller died on April 29, 2008 in London of liver failure.