Thread: John Bonham
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Old 08-23-2006, 04:54 AM
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Default Re: John Bonham

Originally Posted by dizkneelande

he used coated ambassadors on the bottom and rim shot 98% of the time? come on now yeah right.
Why is this so outrageous? Bonzo was a power player and the best way to get power out your snare is to strike the drum hitting the rim and the head at the same time! All you have to do is watch video clips and watch his left hand most of the time he strikes the drum with a rim shot. Of course some of the more quiet bluesy tunes he didn't until the music built up to a cresendo. But I am amazed you think is so ridiculous! And yes he did use Coated Ambassadors on the bottom of his toms, but I don't think he used Coated Ambassador on the bottom of the snare. That is the question I was responding to in my reply.
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