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A Conversation with Charlie Watts (1981)

SKF NOTE: This interview with Charlie Watts took place in Charlie’s New York City hotel room on November 12, 1981. The Rolling Stones were on tour in America. Tina Turner was their opening act. The basic back story to this interview … Continue reading

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Paul T. Riddle and Max Weinberg: Don’t Get Lazy, Keep Learning

SKF NOTE: My full three-way exchange with drummers Max Weinberg and Paul T. Riddle remains unpublished. In the early 1980s, Max and I were collaborating on a drum book. This interview was done for Max’s book. Part way into that … Continue reading

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Paul T. Riddle and Max Weinberg: What If You’re Not Having Fun?

SKF NOTE: My three-way exchange with drummers Max Weinberg and Paul T. Riddle had never before seen the light of day. I’ve posted one segment from the interview. In the early 1980s, Max and I were collaborating on a drum … Continue reading

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Max Weinberg and Paul T. Riddle: The Role of a Drummer in a Band

SKF NOTE: This three-way exchange with drummers Max Weinberg and Paul T. Riddle has never before seen the light of day before now. In the early 1980s, Max and I were collaborating on a drum book. Part way into that … Continue reading

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Do Drum Endorsements Sell Drums?

For a little while in the early 1980’s I was Northeast District Sales Manager for the Gretsch Musical Instrument Company, which was then based out of Tennessee. Karl Dustman was an executive with Gretsch at the time. Karl and I … Continue reading

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