Earny already had sticks in his hand at the age of 10. At the age of 18 he managed to enter the professional world. He accompanied the legendary vocal quartet „The Coasters“, was a permanent member of the country band „George & Lucky Riders“ and accompanied Wanda Jackson, Dikey Lee, Fredy Weller, Nancy Wood (Renate Kern). Various television appearances such as „ZDF Drehscheibe“, „Der Fernsehgarten“, „RTL Kilometer 330“, „ARD 1, 2 or 3“ and the „Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin“ with Nancy Wood and many others have been part of his vita. With his own band „Custer“ and as drummer of the bands „Rascal & Mc Lane“ as well as „Rock’n Rodeo“ he toured Europe for many years and produced several CDs. He was on stage with musicians like Frank Zander, Frank Baum, John Ely, Ingo Sandhofen, Scott Shipley and Willie Brian Jones or in the studio with Nils Tuxen and Werner Becker.