Tag Archives: Camco

Jaimo on Camco Drums at Home (1980)

SKF NOTE: This is a somewhat blurry shot of Jaimo in his home practice room, Macon, GA, circa 1980. I was visiting for the weekend, I believe. Jaimo and Butch had agreed to a feature cover story interview for Modern … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: Talks About His Studio Drumsets (1982)

SKF NOTE: Excerpt #4 from my January 11, 1982 interview with Jim Gordon. We were talking about how Jim approached and prepared for studio sessions. Then I asked Jim what drumsets he used in the studios.

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Dennis Wilson Camco Endorsement Ad 1968

SKF NOTE: I spotted this ad in the January 11, 1968 Down Beat. I know Hal Blaine did a great deal of studio work for the Beach Boys. Has anyone chronicled Dennis Wilson’s studio and/or concert drumming with the Beach … Continue reading

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Who Are These Camco Guys? Old Dog, New Tricks

SKF NOTE: This was an instructive lesson. Leafing through the July 7, 1962 Down Beat I came across this Camco drum ad. The only name I recognized was Norm Jeffries. And, I admit, I couldn’t tell you off the top … Continue reading

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Doug Clifford’s 1969 CCR Drum Kit on Museum Display

SKF NOTE: The photo here shows Doug Clifford in concert in 1969. However, there are no details on the displayed drumset cited in this news report. MIM opens unique drum history exhibit BY MARK REMILLARD,   | November 14, 2014 … Continue reading

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