Tag Archives: Jim Gordon

Jim Gordon – Full Interview – Tape A Side B

SKF NOTE: If you’re coming to this Tape A Side B before my posting of Jim Gordon – Full Interview – Tape A Side A, the rest of the info in this post is the same as the info in … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon – Full Interview – Tape A Side A

SKF NOTE: I posted the back story, the genesis, of this interview, on my blog, right here, so I won’t repeat the story. This interview with musician Jim Gordon took place January 11, 1982. That makes it 38 years old. … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: What Made You Want to Be a Pro Musician?

SKF NOTE: I explain how this interview came about here. This latest excerpt, except for a deleted question about the weather, and the removal of tape hum and a few tape clicks, is the beginning of my taped conversation with … 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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Jim Gordon on Derek and the Dominos

SKF NOTE:¬†When Jim Keltner called me at Modern Drummer to ask if we would be interested in interviewing his friend, Jim Gordon, the answer was an unequivocal yes. It was a time when we MD Editors felt, to an extent, … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: ‘Gordon Lightfoot Was a Very Methodical Man’

SKF NOTE: Here’s the second excerpt from my interview with Jim Gordon. We had been talking about his work as a studio drummer/percussionist. I asked Jim if he had any favorite records from his studio days. After citing a few … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: “I Was Gearing Myself to Be a Studio Musician”

SKF NOTE: This week I digitized my 35-year old interview with musician Jim Gordon. The interview back story — including the less-than-optimum circumstances under which it took place – is described in my blog post of Jim Gordon‘s Modern Drummer … Continue reading

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