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    Re: Mistakes Pt 12

    Coming up on 63 years of playing. That's a long time to be doing anything.

    Everything good with you?
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    I went downstairs and checked to see if my drums were still there. They were.

    So I fed them, gave them fresh water, then I went back upstairs and had some scotch.
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    Re: Happiness Is...

    Not if I have Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Beckinsale, Brie Larson, or Amy Adams. There will be no sharing, under any circumstances, of the aforementioned ladies (especially Captain Marvel).

    I MIGHT...
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    Re: Mistakes Pt 12

    Thank you my friend, always good to hear from you.
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    Re: Mistakes Pt 12

    Each time I sit down, it's a new adventure. Even when I was gigging, I never had anything planned.



    Thank you OED! Sometimes I think that maybe I've been doing this way too long. Started in...
  6. Re: Right hand and arm always numb and tingling...

    Rich went through a lot several years back.

    I'll just throw this out there: Is it possible that you are holding the sticks too tight?
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    Mistakes Pt 12

    https://youtu.be/Q8G0VGS34V0

    When I get it right, that's the day I quit.
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    Re: Another gig threatened by rain

    Brian, get with someone that you trust implicitly and put your own band together. You don't have to have the "best" guitar player, keyboard player, etc.etc.. You just want people that are on the...
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    Re: Kit you've had the longest?

    My Ludwigs, bought from Sam Ash in Brooklyn in 1972. Rewrapped in 2015.
  10. Re: Happy Birthday to our one and only Zack Attack

    i'm shocked! I can't believe he bought another snare
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    Sticky: Re: Introduce Yourself!

    I never did formally introduce myself, so here goes:


    My Name: Rick Johnson (AKA, the pain in the a$$
    Age: 72
    Male or Female? Wait a minute while I look.
    What type of Drums do you play? ...
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    Re: Fire by Jimi Hendrix

    The pressure of being famous is nothing. It's just the excuse that some people make up for them when they buy the farm.
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    Re: Nightmare room Saturday night

    I've posted several times about room acoustics. From clubs with all hard surfaces to clubs that had carpeting and drapes, and 1 other thing to remember, is that when you run a sound check, it's...
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    Re: Radioface - Pat Travers

    Sounds good Bish.
  15. Re: Happy Birthday to our one and only Zack Attack

    Is he really the 1 and only???






    Thank you Lord for small favors, 2 Zacks and 1 Bish (Ms Bish says 1 is enough) would give...
  16. Re: Happy Birthday to our one and only Zack Attack

    Is he really the 1 and only???






    Thank you Lord for small favors, 2 Zacks and 1 Bish (Ms Bish says 1 is enough) would give...
  17. Re: Happy Birthday to our one and only Zack Attack

    Happy birthday my friend!!!!!!!
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    Re: Fire by Jimi Hendrix

    I'm not overloaded with a lot of sympathy when people do themselves in.

    There is always someone who thinks that for some special reason, they can "handle" the drugs/booze/whatever.

    I've lost...
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    Re: First gig with the Tour Customs

    I to have a Q-8, no remote, stupid. They have remote controls for just about everything. Our 1st TV that I remember was a 13" Philco. Our remote control was my mother or father saying "Rick, go put...
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    Re: Things not to do.

    I was out to the VA Hosp. Tuesday for a CAT scan. I have a "nodule" in/on my lung that has been there since they 1st found it 15 years ago. My primary doctor's nurse called me today to give me the...
  21. Thread: 5 Years

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    Re: 5 Years

    I sit on my sunroom with my scotch, and my dog Frosty laying on my lap.



    Get me Brie Larson or Jennifer Lawrence and I'll gladly get off this ride and stay off of it right up till they wear me...
  22. Thread: 5 Years

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    Re: 5 Years

    GP, I wish I was young at body. That lets me know everyday how old I am.
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    Re: Things not to do.

    12 days later:

    16309

    Looking at it in better light it doesn't look bad at all. It doesn't have as much red as you see in the pic.
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    Re: New Drums at band gig

    They should have girls in bikinis with baseball gloves. That would give it some sports flavor.

    The music's real good but it looks like 3 guys that have to be back at the old folks home before...
  25. Thread: 5 Years

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    Re: 5 Years

    Thanks NPYYZ, I appreciate that. 1 of these days you are going to have to explain to me what NPYYZ means.
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