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Paul Cook & The Chronicles Biography
Cook was raised in Hammersmith, London. He attended the Christopher Wren school in White City Estate, Shepherds Bush, where he met Steve Jones. In 1972-1973, Cook and Jones, along with their school friend Wally Nightingale, formed a band, The Strand. Within the next three years The Strand evolved into the Sex Pistols.
After Sex Pistols split in 1978, Cook and Jones recorded a few songs using the Sex Pistols name, Cook singing lead on the album version of the song Silly Thing. The pair then started a new band, The Professionals, with Andy Allen. Allen caused some legal problems; he played bass on "Silly Thing" and the first few Professionals recordings, but had no record contract and had been neither credited nor paid. Consequently, the Virgin Records compilation album Cash Cows, which featured The Professionals' track "Kick Down the Doors," was withdrawn. Cook and Jones played together on Johnny Thunders' solo album So Alone.
The Professionals released four singles and one album (an album of demos surfaced later) but never matched the Pistols' commercial success.
Paul currently drums with his new band "Man Raze" which also features Phil Collen from Def Leppard and their old mate Simon Laffy who used to play in Phil's pre-Leppard band Girl. They released a debut album 'Surreal' in 2008 and are touring throughout the UK in late 2009.
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