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Born in Santa Monica, California, legendary rock drummer Sandy Nelson seemed destined for a career in music--his best friends in high school were future rock stars Jan Berry and Dean Torrence (later to become the singing duo of Jan & Dean) and Kim Fowley, who became one of the most influential record producers in rock history. When he was 20 years ... See full bio »

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The Outsiders Soundtrack
Blues Brothers 2000 Soundtrack
Night of the Creeps Soundtrack
Populaire Soundtrack


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 2019 Doom Patrol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Flex Patrol (2019) ... (performer: "Drum Party")
 2014/I Ride (performer: "Let There Be Drums") / (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 2012 Populaire (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (performer: "TEEN BEAT" - uncredited) / (writer: "TEEN BEAT" - uncredited)
 2002 Rumble (performer: "Let There Be Drums") / (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 1986 Night of the Creeps (performer: "Teen Beat")
 1985 Horror House on Highway Five (performer: "Let There Be Drums") / (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 1983 The Outsiders (performer: "Teen Beat") / (writer: "Teen Beat")
 1982 Private Popsicle (performer: "Let There Be Drums") / (writer: "Let There Be Drums")
 1981 The Loveless (performer: "Teen Beat" - uncredited) / (writer: "Teen Beat" - uncredited)
 1975 Return to Macon County (performer: "Yakety-Yak", "Don't Be Cruel" - uncredited)
 1965 Wild on the Beach (performer: "Drum Dance")
 1963 Snow (Documentary short) (writer: "Teen Beat" - uncredited)
 1962 Bandstand (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 October 1962 (1962) ... (performer: "Day Train")
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Album: "Live in Las Vegas" (Imperial Records) See more »

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Attended high school with Jan Berry and Dean Torrence, of Jan & Dean, Phil Spector and others who went on to careers in rock and roll. See more »

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