Newton plays bass guitar on the first three Uriah Heep studio albums. He was also a member of pre-Heep group Spice and plays on the b-side of their only 7" single, some recordings were later released on compilation cd 'The Lansdowne Tapes'.
LP VERY 'EAVY ... VERY 'UMBLE 1970
LP SALISBURY 1971
LP LOOK AT YOURSELF 1971
CD THE LANSDOWNE TAPES 1993
7" SPICE: What About The Music / In Love 1968
Before joining Heep Newton was in The Gods whose various line-ups included both Ken Hensley and Lee Kerslake. After leaving Heep he soon retired from professional music but kept playing for fun. In 2000 he joined Hensley and John Lawton in Hensley/Lawton Band and appears on their live album 'The Return.'