Originally Posted by Bosphorus
i find it kind of cool that when purdie got a session gig during the 70's and 80's he used to bring in two giant pieces of cardboard with him and put them either sides of the drums. they said,
"YOU DONE IT"
"YOU HIRED PRETTY PURDIE!"
How amazing it must be to wander through life with that level of confidence. I find that a bit mind-blowing, almost alien.
It surely would play a role in his wonderful playing. At the every least it would put pressure on him to produce. How embarrassing to engage in such a wankfest and do a sucky session!
Spending a day inside BP's head would be quite a ride - you'd never be the same again :)