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The Whale in the late 1960s.
|Birth Name||Paul Whaley|
|Born||January 14, 1947|
|Genres||Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Heavy Metal|
|Years active||1965-1969 1984–1985, 1990–1993, 1999-2009|
|Labels||MCA, Rainman, Megaforce|
|Associated acts||Oxford Circle, Blue Cheer|
Paul Whaley is a drummer best known for his multiple tenures with Blue Cheer, being in the band longer than anyone (and playing on seven of the band's ten albums) besides founding member Dickie Peterson throughout the band's 42 years.
Whaley was born in Davis, California though he had stints of living in England and San Fransisco before settling down in Germany in the 1980s. At some point he worked as a baker in Cornwell, England and as a pizza maker in San Fransisco.
- Oxford Circle - Drums
- Blue Cheer - Drums (1967–1969, 1969, 1984–1985, 1990–1993, 1999–2004, 2005–2009)
With Oxford CircleEdit
- "Foolish Woman/Mind Destruction" (1966)
- Live at the Avalon 1966 (1997)
With Blue CheerEdit
- Vincebus Eruptum (1968)
- Outsideinside (1968)
- New! Improved! (1969)
- The Beast Is Back (1984)
- Highlights and Lowlives (1990)
- Dining With The Sharks (1991)
- What Doesn't Kill You (2007)
- 7 (2012, ShroomAngel Records) (Finish in 1979)