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Old 11-22-2013, 11:25 PM
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Default Re: How did Keith Moon play?

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Originally Posted by WhoIsTony? View Post
some of my favorite Moonie playing right here....on F'n FIRE!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRPdfg46NjI
Love live Who clips! Keith covers a fair range there too.

Funny thing, the talk of Moonie's looseness. If he wanted to play tightly he'd probably be reduced to simplifying a great deal, in which case I imagine he wouldn't bother and find something else to do.

Tony, I agree re: "force of nature". He wasn't wedded to drums the way many of us are. He never practised in his free time - there's the famous anecdote about him not touching a kit in years and having to re-learn for the Who Are You sessions.

I love that mad wash Keith puts behind Pete's structures. A key thing is that his volume is way lower in the mix than is usual today, especially the kicks and snare. It's a different way of playing.
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