Topper Headon

Rock and roll, Composer

1955 –

24

Who is Topper Headon?

Nicholas Bowen "Topper" Headon, known as "Topper" because of his resemblance to Mickey the Monkey from the Topper comic, is a British rock and roll drummer, best known for his membership in the punk rock band The Clash. Writing for Allmusic, critic Greg Prato stated that record producer Sandy Pearlman dubbed Headon as "The Human Drum Machine", due to his impeccable timing and drumming skills.

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Born
May 30, 1955
Bromley
Also known as
  • Headon, Topper
  • Nicholas Bowen Headon
  • Nicholas Bowen "Topper" Headon
  • Nicky Headon
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • England
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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