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Kenney Jones: Premier Drumset with The Who (1982)

SKF NOTE: Photos copied from the official program of The Who‘s 1982 tour. I saw The Who in concert three times. Twice with Keith Moon on drums and once, on this 1982 tour, with Kenney Jones on drums. Moon was … Continue reading

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T. Bruce Wittet on Keith Moon (1982)

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is one of several messages I rediscovered this morning on an unmarked audiocassette. While working at Modern Drummer it was often easier to interview people if I taped our conversation. That way I could focus better … Continue reading

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Drum Pioneers: You Always Wonder Where They’d Heard That Stuff

SKF NOTE: Reading Tommy Aldridge‘s interview last week, Tommy’s thoughts about drummers who “played things I had never heard before” apply to all drum pioneers. As such, Tommy’s words are worth highlighting. “I was amazed that The Who even tried … Continue reading

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Was Ringo a Fan of Keith Moon’s Playing? No, But…

Ringo on heroes, style, his son and, uh, drums Chris Varias, Enquirer contributor 11:48 a.m. EDT June 17, 2016 Q: You mentioned Keith Moon. Were you a fan of his playing? A: No (laughs). He was one of my best … Continue reading

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Keith Moon Obituary

SKF NOTE: Found among my clippings in a box in my basement. Sad day. Keith Moon was a very early influence on me from about age 16. I was fortunate to see Moon with the The Who in concert twice. … Continue reading

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Neil Peart: No Keith Moon Without Gene Krupa

Mystic Rhythms: Rush’s Neil Peart On The First Rock Drummer JANUARY 06, 2015 2:03 AM ET At 62, Peart has lived through and listened to a substantial slice of the history of modern drumming. He says he first wanted to … Continue reading

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Brad Wilk: Buddy, Elvin, Peart, Bonham & Moon

Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine Shares His 5 Favorite Drum Solos“I’m more about drum performances than solos, But I do have a list for you.”    August 22, 2014 10:29 AM Buddy Rich’s “impossible” drum solo from 1970 “To … Continue reading

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