John Mahon: Elton John’s Colorist

FROM DRUM! MAGAZINE’S MARCH 2018 ISSUE | BY PHIL HOOD | PHOTOS BY TONY SMITH In 1997, John Mahon got the call that changed his musical life. He had been recording with his friend, bassist Bob Birch, who had recently joined Elton John’s band. Davey Johnstone, Elton’s longtime bandleader and guitarist, heard the tapes and invited Mahon over to … Continue reading John Mahon: Elton John’s Colorist