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Old 01-04-2013, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: Ringo Starr

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Agreed. Ringo was a drummer with mediocre skills
Which just goes to show that taste and compositional skills are more important than chops when it comes to artistry. See Duncan's post. Surely you're not going to say that he's a groupthink guy lol


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So the most influential drummer ever has mediocre skills. Of course, just in my opinion, which happens to be shared by virtually everyone on the planet who does not post on this board.
Should we consider media cliches and non musicians to be the final arbiter of a drummer's quality? How many great drummers are not on the public's radar? Nearly all.


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For drummers, though, it is heresy to believe Ringo is anything but an Earthy manifestation of God, whose adulation is mandatory.




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I think a cabbage could play drums with more passion and flair.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-spAA9aLN0


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