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Mel Gaynor
musician: drums
birthday: 25th May 1960
associated with band: 1982-1991, 1997-1998, 2002-

Tour Du Monde Tour Programme Mel Gaynor (born 29/5/60). Drummer, gives it maximum wallop. Newest recruit and youngest member. Track record of sessions as long as your arm, including The Nolans in Japan. Once nearly became a chef. Hobbies include "slapping necks." Affectionately known as "Cakeman" after Kerr and Burchill pelted him with cakes during a plane ride in America.

Ambitions: "Well, obviously for the band to get really big - megastar big. The usual ambitions - retire with a big house or whatever."

Adam Sweeting
Tour Du Monde Tour Programme




discography
Glittering Prize single New Gold Dream LP Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) single New Gold Dream single I Travel single Waterfront single Speed Your Love To Me single Sparkle Through The Years promo LP Sparkle In The Rain LP Up On The Catwalk single Don't You (Forget About Me) single Alive And Kicking single Once Upon A Time LP Sanctify Yourself single All The Things She Said single Once Upon A Time promo single All The Things promo LP Alive And Kicking (84,85,86) EP Simplemente LP Ghostdancing single Promised You A Miracle Live single Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) Live promo single Live In The City Of Light LP Don't You (Forget About Me) single Don't You (Forget About Me) single Ballad Of The Streets EP Mandela Day promo single Street Fighting Years LP This Is Your Land single Take A Step Back promo single Kick It In single The Amsterdam EP Street Fighting Years LP Verona Video The Very Best Let There Be Love single Real Life LP See The Lights single Stand By Love single Real Life single Travelling Man single Love Song/Alive And Kicking single Glittering Prize 81/92 LP Promised You A Miracle promo single Don't You (Forget About Me) promo single Don't You (Forget About Me) promo single 81/95 DJ Copy CD The Promised CD Glitterball single Neapolis CD War Babies single Real Live 91 CD The Best Of CD The Best Of Night Of The Proms CD Early Gold CD Seen The Lights - A Visual History DVD Don't You (Forget About Me) single Live And Rare CD Silver Box Seen The Lights - Live In Verona DVD Home single Black And White CD Stranger single The Jeweller (Part Two) single Different World [TAROMINA.ME] single Stay Visible single Don't You (Forget About Me) single Tribute To Jinky single The Platinum Collection Simple Minds Live Volume One Simple Minds Live Volume Two Gift Pack CD/DVD




family tree

Simple Minds #11
Simple Minds #12
Simple Minds #13
Simple Minds #14
Simple Minds #15
Simple Minds #16
Simple Minds #17
Simple Minds #21
Simple Minds #23
Simple Minds #29
Simple Minds #31
Simple Minds #32
Simple Minds #33
Simple Minds #37
Simple Minds #38




live appearances

New Gold Tour
Tour Du Monde
Barrowlands 1985
Live Aid
Once Upon A Time Tour
Cash For Kids
Brazil 1988
Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute
Artists Against Apartheid Rally
Street Fighting Years Tour
Nelson Mandela Freedom Concert
Germany 1990
Real Life Tour
Festival Tour 1997
Neapolis Tour
The Floating World Tour
Alive And Kicking Tour
Festival Tour
Intimate Tour
Black And White Tour
Australian Tour 2007
46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela At 90
Celebrate 30 Years Live Tour