Graeme Charles Edge was an English musician, songwriter and poet best known as the co-founder and drummer of the English band the Moody Blues. In addition to his work with the Moody Blues, Edge has worked as the bandleader of his own outfit, the Graeme Edge Band.
He has contributed his talents to a variety of other projects throughout his career. In 2018, Edge was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Moody Blues.
Graeme Edge Biography
|Birthdate ( Age)||30 March 1941 (age 80 years)|
|Place of Birth||Rocester, United Kingdom|
|Spouse/Partner||Susan Edge (m. 1970–1980), Carol Edge (m. 1969–1970)|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Music Group||The Moody Blues (Since 1964), Moody Bluegrass|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
Graeme Edge Early Life and Family
Graeme Charles was Born on March 30, 1941 in Rochester, Staffordshire, he formed formed The R & B Preachers in 1964, who went on to become the Moody Blues.During a three-year break in recording by the Moody Blues, Edge released his first solo single recording in 1974, We Like To Do It/Shotgun.And in 1975 the drumer released his first solo album, entitled Kick Off Your Muddy Boots.
Graeme Edge Wife
Graeme Edge married twice firstly he was married with wife Carol Edge (1969 – 1970) and In the same year in 1970 he remarried with wife Susan Edge. He has a child name Samantha Zara.
Graeme Edge Net Worth
Graeme Charles Edge was an English musician, songwriter and poet has an estimated Net Worth around $16 Million at the time of his death.
Graeme Edge Professional Career
Graeme Edge is one of the original members of The Moody Blues, alongside singer/guitarist Denny Laine, singer/bassist Clint Warwick, singer/keyboardist Mike Pinder and singer/flautist/harmonica player Ray Thomas.
Edge provided a foundation for the original R&B and rock-flavoured band fronted by Laine, playing on all their Decca singles, including the UK chart-topping “Go Now” (January 1965), and other 1965 hit songs; “I Don’t Want To Go On Without You”, “Everyday”, and “From The Bottom of my Heart (I Love You)”, which were additionally released in that year.
Edge is a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. An article about him said he has “plenty of time for overseeing some rental properties, doing charity work, playing lots of golf and watching Deep Space Nine at his Sarasota home on Florida’s Gulf Coast”.In 2013 Justin Hayward spoke of Edge’s learning Transcendental Meditation in 1967, along with other members of the Moody Blues.
Edge was the only remaining original member of The Moody Blues still performing in the band. However, Justin Hayward and John Lodge, from the best-known version of the band, are also still with the band. With his death, the band no longer has any original members within its lineup.Edge uses DW drums, Zildjian cymbals and Regal Tip drumsticks, namely their 5A model.
Graeme Edge Death
Graeme Edge, drummer and co-founding member of the Moody Blues, has died at the age of 80.