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  1. Thread: Musicians HOF

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    Re: Musicians HOF

    How do I send photos from my phone to DC ?
  2. Thread: Musicians HOF

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    Musicians HOF

    Last week, I made a visit to the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville.
    Among other famous kits, they displayed....

    The silver sparkle Ludwigs from Mitch Mitchell.
    He played these drums on AXIS...
  3. Re: Drummers Evolved from Chimps - The Proof Is In

    I realized that the first time I saw Keith Moon.
    Now we have evolved to Zoltan Chaney.
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    Re: "TOMB" abreviation for what forum site?

    In my case, this acronym is logical....

    The
    Old
    Man
    Band
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Jaspers....yes.
    I custom ordered these shells in February, 1977.
    In August of that year, I got a call from my music store that the drums had arrived...."bring a pick-up; these boxes are big"....
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Yes -- that has been the case.
    the 24 bass and the 13 & 15 toms sound wonderful at any batter head tension.
    The 18FT is a bit less cooperative.
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Received shipment 45 years ago in August, 1977....still that great Gretsch sound....

    17878
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    Re: My Bandmate Died Last Night

    For the first time in 10 years, I am without a (full) band, without gigs, and not happy with the selection of local venues.
    To make things worse, my 69th birthday is this coming Saturday......not...
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    Re: What Made You Want to Play Drums?

    I saw all the bands from the British invasion.
    How come every band had multiple guitars and singers but they needed this one guy behind the kit driving the whole machine?
    I thought the drummer...
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    Re: My Bandmate Died Last Night

    We made it through the music tribute at a local club last night....and....the conventional memorial service today at the church.
    All of it was well presented and complimentary of our...
  11. Re: Nandi Bushell to join Foo Fighters for Tribute Concert

    Another smart move....
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    Re: My Bandmate Died Last Night

    A good friend has a gig already booked Friday night at a local rock club -- he is calling an audible....
    Instead of the usual gig, he is having a music tribute night dedicated to our fallen buddy...
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    Re: My Bandmate Died Last Night

    Many thanks to all of you guys.
    I found out about the loss of yet another friend just yesterday; not a musician, but a lover of music.
    Getting old is not for sissies.......
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    My Bandmate Died Last Night

    RIP my friend and very talented guitarist of 10+ years....died in his sleep last night....only 62 years old.
    I'm still a bit in shock....
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    I've been working on two songs from Steve Wilson and Porcupine Tree....
    OPEN CAR and BLACKEST EYES
    Gavin Harrison provides some fun stuff....my band may not agree to play them, but I wanted to work...
  16. Re: Sometimes this is the most disappointing thing you can see

    Due to my day job, I never got into social media, ever -- FB, Twitter, all of it.
    SO, I confess I do not understand the attraction.
    However, I do frequent another drummer site that seems to do...
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    Re: Donner Drum set

    ....on Donner, on Blitzen....
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    Re: Battle of the Bands

    Agree with Spaz....would be a better display of multiple talents.

    Battle of the Bands was something available to my band when I was in high school; I actually laughed when I saw the subject come...
  19. Thread: RIP Alan White

    by Ricardo
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    RIP Alan White

    This is very sad news indeed....a big inspiration.
    One of 16 times I saw YES, I was present at the Dallas concert (1972) where Alan made his debut.
    I had no idea it was his first night until I saw...
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    Re: Band Horror Stories

    Where's The Feel ?
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    Re: Band Horror Stories

    How about this ???
    The song starts with an awesome rhythm guitar riff....
    ....and the guitarist brings it in at the wrong tempo.
    WTF ?
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    Re: Band Horror Stories

    I'm always amazed that some musicians have no tempo whatsoever....until the drummer gives it to them.
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    Re: Gig Preparation

    We played the (outdoor) gig Friday night -- the weather was glorious and the crowd was enthusiastic.
    It was good to get out again and play some fun music.

    We had a new sound man and a few...
  24. Re: “It was the most fun I ever had… the best thing I ever did,”

    Good story -- thanks for posting that.
    I have a very similar story....parents gave me my first kit at 11 years old -- taught myself to play simple rock songs and got better....in the 70s, all...
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    Re: Very humbling drumming experience???

    Problem resolved......forget the whole thing.
    I've worked hard for so many years at the art and mechanics of drumming.
    I had multiple goals, but none of them were open mic night.
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