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Cozy Powell (1947–1998)

Cozy Powell was born on December 29, 1947 in Cirencester, England as Colin Powell. He died on April 5, 1998 in Bristol, England. See full bio »


(age 50) in Bristol, England, UK

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Known For

Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz Soundtrack
Rainbow: Live in Munich 1977
MacGruber Soundtrack


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 2010 MacGruber (performer: "Touch and Go" - as Emerson, Lake & Powell)
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... (performer: "Dance With The Devil" - uncredited)
 2007 Hot Fuzz (performer: "Dance With the Devil")
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (performer: "Touch And Go" - as Emerson, Lake & Powell)
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 2006 Rainbow: Live in Munich 1977 (Video)
Himself - Drums
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... Himself
 1992 The Black Sabbath Story Vol. 2 (Video documentary short)
 1987 Superdrumming (Video documentary)
Himself / Drums
 1985 Rainbow: The Final Cut (Video documentary)
 1985 Whitesnake: Super Rock '84 (Video documentary)
 1985 Whitesnake: Rock in Rio '85 (TV Movie)
 1983 Whitesnake: Fourplay (Video documentary short)
 1983 Whitesnake Commandos: Donington 1983 (Video documentary)
 1981 Pop Quiz (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Himself
 1981 Whistle Test (TV Series)
- Pick of the Year (1981) ... Himself
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 2015 The Ritchie Blackmore Story (Documentary)
 2007 Classic Rock Drum Solos (Video documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Has played drums for Black Sabbath, The Michael Schenker Group (M.S.G.), Blue Murder, Rainbow, Emerson, Lake & Palmer (where he replaced Carl Palmer, briefly renaming it Emerson, Lake & Powell, quite handy he had the same initials) and was once tipped to play for a short lived venture in the 1980s - a Led Zeppelin reformation. See more »

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Brian May's first CD single from "Another World" in 1998 featured an audio tribute to his friend Cozy titled "Brian Talks", as well as a PC & Mac enhanced CD-ROM video message. The single was dedicated: "A Tribute To Cozy Powell (1947 - 1998)" See more »

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