Thursday, January 17, 2013

drummage (slightest of returns)

tiny bit more on Drummers Who Are Characters

Andrew Parker on the battle for #1 :

Ringo Starr vs. Keith Moon drum battle:

I don't know quite what to make of it all.
Did Keith Moon play on Abbey Road or just get inspired by it? 

Our God Is Speed reminds us that Robert Wyatt is both an excellent drummer and a Character. 

That reminded me of a couple more ommissions:

Mick Fleetwood (whose buffoonery was touched upon in the very first drumstuff post

And Bun E Carlos of Cheap Trick

His regular-schmoe, cig-hanging-off-lip, tie-undone, office-slob shtick very evident in this promo for "Dream Police." As is his non-flashy excellence as a drummer