Dewey Martin (September 30, 1940 – January 31, 2009) was a Canadian rock drummer, best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield.
Death of Dewey Martin
Dewey Martin died of unknown causes.
Dewey Martin was 68 years old at the time of his death
Dewey Martin Biography
Dewey Martin (real name: Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff) started playing drums when he was about 13-years-old. After leaving Canada in the early 1960s, Martin worked as an itinerant drummer for many of country music’s greatest artists, including Carl Perkins, The Everly Brothers, Patsy Cline, Charlie Rich, Faron Young and Roy Orbison among others. In 1963, he travelled to Las Vegas with Faron Young’s band and then Los Angeles where he decided to stay.
Dewey Martin staid with Buffalo Springfield from its inception in April 1966 to its disbandment on May 5, 1968. During his time with the group, Martin also did session work for The Monkees.
When the original band broke up Martin formed a new version in September 1968. Dubbed "New Buffalo Springfield".
Buffalo Springfield – For What Its Worth