Denny Laine

Denny Laine

Born Brian Hines, October 29th, 1944. Romany gypsy descent. Educated Yardley Grammar School. First solo performance at age 12. Worked as trainee buyer of musical instruments. Formed "Denny and the Diplomats" then the "Moody Blues". Moved to London. Had ..1 hit. Left after "Moody Blues" first album to pursue a solo career. Formed "The Electric String Band". Moved to Spain. Studied flamenco gypsy music. Returned to the UK and joined the McCartney's to form "Wings". Left to concentrate on song-writing and made a number of solo albums. Opened a music... more