Chris Spedding

Christopher John Spedding (born Peter Robinson, 17 June 1944) is an English guitarist and record producer. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Spedding is best known for his studio session work. By the early 1970s, he had become one of the most sought-after session guitarists in England. Spedding has played on and produced many albums and singles. He has also been a member of eleven rock bands: the Battered Ornaments, Frank Ricotti Quartet, King Mob, Mike Batt and Friends, Necessaries, Nucleus, Ricky Norton, Sharks, Trigger, and the Wombles. In May 1976, Spedding also produced the very first Sex Pistols recordings.AllMusic has described Spedding as "one of the UK's most versatile session guitarists, [he] has had a long career on two continents that saw him tackle nearly every style of Rock And Roll ...".Spedding, a long-time friend of Chrissie Hynde, was a regular concert feature artist with the Pretenders on their US tour in March/April 1980. He appeared regularly during the band's encores, playing the guitar solos on their version of the Kinks' song "Stop Your Sobbing".As well as his celebrated work as a session musician, Spedding pursued a solo career, releasing his debut album Songs Without Words in 1970. Since then, he has released fourteen studio albums, and two live albums. His only solo hit was 1975's "Motor Bikin'".


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Son of Schmilsson {Stereophonic LP} [1972] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
The Lottery Song ... Peter Frampton | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: John ...
Son of Dracula {Stereophonic LP} [1974] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Cow Bell: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Quad LP} [1973] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Quad 8-track} [1973] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Son of Schmilsson {Japanese CD Reissue} [2002] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
Son of Schmilsson {Best Buy LP Reissue} [1981] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {UK CD Reissue} [2000] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {24 Karat Gold Disc CD Reissue} [1995] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Mobile Fidelity Gold CD} [1991] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Stereophonic LP} [1971] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Japanese CD Reissue} [2002] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Son of Dracula {8-track} [1974] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Cow Bell: ...
Son of Schmilsson {UK CD Reissue} [2000] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
Son of Schmilsson {180g 45RPM LP} [2021] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {US CD Reissue} [1986] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Sin Ti [1971] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Son of Schmilsson {US CD Reissue} [1988] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Drums: ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {US Deluxe CD Reissue} [2004] ... Buckmaster , George Tipton , Chris Spedding , Herbie ...
Nilsson Schmilsson {Quad Reel-to-Reel} [1973] ... Guitar: Caleb Quaye | Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
At My Front Door {Son of Dracula} ... Frampton | Electric Guitar: Chris Spedding | Guitar: ...
Son of Dracula {Japanese CD Reissue} [1988] ... Klaus Voormann | Bouzouki: Chris Spedding | Cow Bell: ...

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