Colin Leo Hanton (born 12 December 1938, Walton Hospital, Walton,
Liverpool, Merseyside) is a British musician who was a drummer for The
Quarrymen—the band which would later evolve into The Beatles.
Biography and career
Hanton was in an early line-up of the band from Summer 1956 along with
John Lennon, Eric Griffiths,
Pete Shotton and Rod Davis, and stayed
with the band through several line-up changes until January 1959 (by
which time the band consisted of Lennon, Hanton, Paul McCartney,
Original Quarrymen: Colin Hanton
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Rod Davis Len Garry Colin Hanton John Duff Lowe Chas Newby
John Lennon Eric Griffiths Pete Shotton Bill Smith Nigel Walley Ivan Vaughan Paul McCartney George Harrison Ken Brown Stuart Sutcliffe
"Puttin' on the Style"/"
Baby, Let's Play House
The Beatles Members
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Ex-members of the Beatles and the Quarrymen
John "Duff" Lowe (1958)
Rod Davis (bajoist, 1956-57) Pete Shotton (washboardist, 1956–57)
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