First came to prominence as the lead vocalist with his hometown group The Moody Blues notably on their 1964 chart hit, a version of Bessie Banks soulful ‘Go Now’. During the late 60’s Denny wrote and recorded the classic pop psych single ‘Say You Don’t Mind’, in collaboration with fellow Birmingham musician Trevor Burton (The Move), and Viv Prince. The song was later covered by Colin Blunstone (Zombies) and charted in 1972. By which time Denny had joined Paul McCartney in Wings remaining for the entire ten year span of the group contributing to every album. Playing lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, and woodwinds, singing lead and backing vocals, as well as writing and co-writing some of the material. Including ‘No Word’ on Band On The Run, ‘Time To Hide’ on Wings At The Speed Of Sound plus ‘Mull Of Kintyre’.
Denny signed to President Records in 1985 releasing the albums Hometown Girls BLUE NIGHTS by DENNY LAINE|, Wings On My Feet BLUE NIGHTS by DENNY LAINE| (1987), Lonely Road LONELY ROAD by DENNY LAINE| (1988). Four singles were released by President including the title track to the second album which featured Rick Wakeman. Hometown Girls was recorded at Herne Place the studios of Eddie Hardin (Spencer Davis Group) who also contributed to the tracks, and produced Denny’s single ‘Peace Must Come Again PEACE MUST COME AGAIN by DENNY LAINE|’.
In the 1990’s Denny moved to the US and toured regularly in a classic rock band as well as continuing to write and record. More recently Denny has been in the Uk playing live shows.