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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Tony Trout
Ex-Byrds Drummer Gene Parsons Drum Kit??

Does anyone know what brand of drums were played by ex-Byrd drummer, Gene Parsons (he's no relation to the late Gram Parsons who, ironically, was also in The Byrds for a very brief time in the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,843
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

I don't like them, either.






Have you seen Ronnie Tutt play "Proud Mary" during his tenure with Elvis in 1972? It looks as though his snare is angled at the same as the rack toms.
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Forum: Drum Technique 06-28-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: How tense are you when you play?

As I mentioned in an earlier thread, even though I don't play gigs as a drummer but just play them at my drummer friends' house, I am very tense when I'm behind his drums (which is usually a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: If you had to choose....

Gadd for me. I've always liked his work with Clapton on the "Crossroads" DVDs. What amazes me is that he seems to use a huge set of drumsticks -same goes for Mick Fleetwood! What's up with...
Forum: Drummers 06-27-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,383
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Is Don Henley relevant here?

That was/is Scott Crago who has been with them since the HFO tour in '94.






His name is Scott Crago - no G. And I actually like both he and Henley's styles for separate reasons: Scott...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,441
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Bid like a man!

I agree. I will only shop on Ebay for "Buy It Now" items. I've been burned in the past by going the "bidding" route.....
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Steve Gadd's 70th birthday

That was great!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,769
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: What Drum Moments Give You the Chills

The legendary Ronnie Tutt's thundering intro to Elvis's, "See See Rider" from April 9, 1972 always gets me going:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVk2dG6J5Mk


And here's part of that video of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Getting Over Being Timid/Shy Playng Drums??

I'm more concerned with the neighbors at the moment because every house where I live is in quite close proximity to the other to the point that, when I had my first "kid" set (like the ones you get...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Tony Trout
Getting Over Being Timid/Shy Playng Drums??

I started out playing drums in church around 8 years old. The set was a really small Ludwig 5-piece set with just a ride cymbal. I wound up learning to play pretty well - despite having Cerebral...
Forum: Drums 06-08-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Ronnie Tutt 1969

Actually, Ronnie did use his "performance" kits in the studio with Elvis. Take a look at some of the footage from "Elvis On Tour" during the recording sessions for the songs, "Separate Ways" &...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Double-Bass Drum Setup Popularity - When Did It Begin?!?

Thanks, fellas!! If I remember correctly, Louis Bellson was actually influential on Ronnie Tutt coming up with that drum intro to Elvis's 1970s opener, "See See Rider."? Also, I believe that the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Wanting To Try To Setup A Ronnie Tutt Blue Sparkle Tribute Kit - HELP??

That would be awesome if you could do that for me!!

My real problem with putting together a set like that is finances since I'm disabled with Cerebral Palsy & Hydrocephalus. I do play in a band...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Tony Trout
Wanting To Try To Setup A Ronnie Tutt Blue Sparkle Tribute Kit - HELP??

Hey, guys!

I don't post here much but I have run across a couple of people (actually three, besides the Man, himself, who have put together their own Ronnie Tutt tribute kits right down to the...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Tony Trout
Double-Bass Drum Setup Popularity - When Did It Begin?!?

This might sound (or, rather...read like a stupid question but I have always wondered:


Just exactly when did using a double-bass drum setup become the most popular or, I guess, most used? Was...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Original Skynrd Drummer Robert Burns Dies

I saw this on FB this morning. Very sad. :( However, the real original drummer (IMO) for Skynyrd was Rickey Medlocke, who left to form Blackfoot about the time Skynyrd scored their deal with MCA...
Forum: Drummers 04-04-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 24,542
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: What do you think about Casey Cooper (COOP3RDRUMM3R)

What is my opinion of Casey? I think he's the best young drummer out there and I, even though I've only beat around on a set but can play a few songs, I look up to Cooper greatly as a HUGE...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,096
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Worst Gig Ever

I was gonna say just about the same thing....

The worst problem I ever encountered (not regarding a gig) was being let go because the leaders of the band (Kinda Frey/Henley-ish leadership) thought...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,236
Posted By Tony Trout
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symtoms?

For the last couple of days, my right hand has been very numb and very painful in the wrist and thumb and first finger and I can't put any weight on the hand.

Are these symptoms of Carpal Tunnel...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,722
Posted By Tony Trout
Too Old To Seriously Take Up Drumming?

Just a simple question like it says,......


I'm 35 years old and disabled with Cerebral Palsy.....is it too late for me to want to get serious and learn how to play drums "properly"???
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,015
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Meant to be doing a gig tomorrow but don't know the song!! Sorry, I really need a solution

I'm mainly a "lurker at large" here but I agree wholeheartedly with the above statement. Watch and listen to what the other performers are doing! How did I learn this over my twenty-five years of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: R.I.P Doyle Bramhall

Rest In Peace, Mr. Bramhall. Your son will definitely carry on the torch.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: R.I.P Doyle Bramhall

Rest In Peace, Mr. Bramhall. Your son will definitely carry on the torch.
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,754
Posted By Tony Trout
Re: Many Lynyrd Skynyrd myths debunked by Bob Burns

Here are the members that are still alive:

Bob Burns
Gary Rossington
Ed King
Artimus Pyle

The ones who are deceased are below:

Ronnie Van Zant (killed in the plane crash by a piece of...
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