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Old 01-10-2008, 09:50 PM
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Default Re: Philly Joe Jones

Originally Posted by OldStampK View Post
I'm reminded of an amusing story about Philly Joe Jones and Keith Moon of all people. Apparently Philly lived, or at least taught in London during the '60s. Moonie came to Philly for lessons. Philly asked Moon to sit down on the drums and play. Moon did his thing for a few minutes and Philly just looked at him and said (paraphrasing) "If you can make money doing that, there's nothing I can teach you."
Hahaha - that's great. Seems like Philly was quite the character as well as the player.
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