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Tony Thompson

Daryl Easlea, Guardian, The, 15 November 2003

TONY THOMPSON, WHO has died of cancer aged 48, was among the finest of all pop/rock drummers. Although his name is frequently absent from the pantheon of the greats, as an original member of Chic, his playing betrayed an elegant simplicity that perfectly fitted the stately dispassion of their New York grooves.

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