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Re: The World's Most Interesting Drummer



kick-ass list :)

do you mind if i re-post it to fb?

Eric
drummer with the band littleSUNDAY
web: www.littleSUNDAY.com
my personal page: www.bonatti.ca
my facebook: www.facebook.com/enrico.bonatti
my linked-in: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/ericdrummerca
I play Underground Drum Co. drums: www.udrum.com
Sabian cymbals: www.sabian.com
and Los Cabos drumsticks: www.loscabosdrumsticks.com


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> From: Frank Smith <fsmith9095@xxxxxxx>
>To: zeppelin@xxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 2:51:32 PM
>Subject: The World's Most Interesting Drummer
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>1) It is said that the atomic clock in Colorado gets its timing from John 
>Bonham
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>2) His synchopated sonic symphony is credited with inspiring the exhaust notes 
>of the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and Citroen GT.
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>3) 'Moby Dick' was used to dig the Chunnel. 
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>4) His subtle timing and delicate wrists made 3 legendary Jazz drummers 
>envious.
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>5) His right foot was used as a pile driver to drill for oil in the North 
>Atlantic. 
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>6) His 30 minute drum solo once registered a 4.5 on the Richter scale during a 
>concert in Germany in March 1973.
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>7) He once outplayed the entired percussion section of the London Philharmonic 
>Orchestra while simultaneously eating a sandwich in his right hand.
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>8) Mathematicians have studied his timing to better understand pure math.
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>9) All rock drummers threw away their sticks in 1969 after hearing the first 
>Led Zeppelin album.
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>10) His double bass attack was outlawed on 6 continents.
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>11) God has 'Achille's Last Stand' set as the ringtone on his mobile phone.
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>12) He coined the term "thrutch"
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>13) His Hertfordshire steers had better rhythm than any other animals in the 
>UK 
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>14) 'When the Levee Breaks' is the national anthem in the South Sudan.
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>15) Recordings of his footsteps are sampled even to this day.
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>16) Certain rare South American birds changed their mating calls to emulate 
>his ching ring.
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>17) His great-grandchildren will be born with perfect rhythm and perfect pitch.
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>18) His shadow is in color and larger than Ginger Baker's
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>19)  The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland will be adding two more rings to 
>emulate John's symbol.
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>20) All traffic lights would turn green whenever John was driving.
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