Re: John Bonham
Originally Posted by NUTHA JASON
i enjoyed that book, did you? didn't learn much about how bonzo played drums but did get more of a feel for the man. also learned a bit more about his influences. i think the book settles the debate on whether carmine appice taught him the bass drum triplet...he did not. bonzo developed that independantly. he only became aware of and met vanilla fudge when zep supported them on the first american tour. bonzo had been using the triplet for years before that.
I told everyone that a long time ago. I have recordings of Bonzo from 1966 and 1967 with his good 'ole bass triplets.
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