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Old 01-02-2018, 10:26 AM
Wave Deckel Wave Deckel is offline
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Default Re: Pete Best - His Weaknesses as a Drummer?

The notion that Best was sacked merely for "unprofessional behaviour" (or other personality issues) requires assuming that both John and Paul simply lied. That's possible, but unlikely.
The unprofessional behaviour made firing him easier for the whole band. But of course, his drumming was not on the level of Ringo (Ringo played like a Starr. Pete was mediocre at Best). Ringo was considered the best drummer in the Liverpool-area at the time, he was considered one of the best pop-drummers in GB at the time that furthermore was a no-nonsense drummer, displaying the professionality and the human skills that are important in the music business. It's IMO absolutely logical that the Beatles replaced Best with Ringo, once they got a chance to do so.
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