A virtuoso old school rock guitarist, singer, and producer. Had a 60s hit with Aram Khatchaturian's "Sabre Dance", as a member of Love Sculpture. Retired to set up Rockfield Studios in his native Wales. More hits, like a cover of "I Hear You Knockin'". Met Nick Lowe while producing Brinsley Schwarz; they formed a long-running co-op band, Rockpile. More hits, like Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk". Non-hits: suit-driven "we need a single" albums, produced by Jeff Lynne, et al.