Tag Archives: Jim Keltner

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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Charlie Watts: No Difference in Jazz & Rock Rhythm Sections

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is from my interview with Charlie Watts. It took place in Charlie’s New York City hotel room in 1982 or 1983. The Rolling Stones were on tour in America. Tina Turner was their opening act. [SKF … Continue reading

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Hal Blaine: Spector Sessions Were Agony, Ecstasy and Magic

SKF NOTE: This Hal Blaine interview is another of my backgrounder interviews for my History of Rock Drumming feature series for Modern Drummer in the early 1980s. This interview is published here for the first time. All of these interviews can … Continue reading

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Scott K Fish Interview: Jim Gordon

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 Keltner Inducted Into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

[SKF NOTE: Jim Keltner is a wonderful human being AND a first-class drummer. I consider Jim a friend going back to 1981 when I did his first feature interview for Modern Drummer. A great guy, Jim was always, always helpful … Continue reading

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