Paul Cook

Paul Cook
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Cook playing with the Sex Pistols in Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands on 6 January 1977.
Background information
Birth namePaul Thomas Cook
Born(1956-07-20) 20 July 1956 (age 61)[citation needed]
Shepherd's Bush, London, England
OriginLondon
GenresPunk rock
Occupation(s)Drummer
Instrumentsdrums, vocals, vibraphone
LabelsVirgin Records, Warner Bros.
Associated actsSex Pistols (1975–1978, 1996, 2002–2003, 2007–2008)
The Professionals (1979–1982, 2015–present)
Chiefs of Relief (1984–1988, 2010)
Man Raze (2004–present)
Vic Godard and Subway Sect (2010–present)
WebsiteSex Pistols Official Sex Pistols web site, Vic Godard & Subway Sect Official web site of Vic Godard & Subway Sect

Paul Thomas Cook (born 20 July 1956 in Shepherd's Bush, London)[citation needed] is an English drummer and member of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols. He was also called "Cookie" by his friends on the punk music scene.[1]

Early life and career

The Sex Pistols in Amsterdam in 1977.

Cook was raised in Hammersmith and attended the Christopher Wren School, now Phoenix High School, London in White City Estate, Shepherds Bush, where he met Steve Jones. The pair became good friends and while bunking off school. In 1972–1973, Cook and Jones, along with their school friend Wally Nightingale, formed a band, The Strand.[2] Within the next three years The Strand evolved into the Sex Pistols.

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