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Re: The World's Most Interesting Drummer

Glad you like it Eric.

Not at all. Please feel free to post it to FB.

-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Bonatti <eric.bonatti@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: Frank Smith <fsmith9095@xxxxxxx>; zeppelin <zeppelin@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wed, Jan 8, 2014 12:39 pm
Subject: Re: The World's Most Interesting Drummer

kick-ass list :)

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

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

From: Frank Smith <fsmith9095@xxxxxxx>
To: zeppelin@xxxxxxxx 
Sent: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 2:51:32 PM
Subject: The World's Most Interesting Drummer

1) It is said that the atomic clock in Colorado gets its timing from John Bonham

2) His synchopated sonic symphony is credited with inspiring the exhaust notes 
of the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and Citroen GT.

3) 'Moby Dick' was used to dig the Chunnel. 

4) His subtle timing and delicate wrists made 3 legendary Jazz drummers envious.

5) His right foot was used as a pile driver to drill for oil in the North 

6) His 30 minute drum solo once registered a 4.5 on the Richter scale during a 
concert in Germany in March 1973.

7) He once outplayed the entired percussion section of the London Philharmonic 
Orchestra while simultaneously eating a sandwich in his right hand.

8) Mathematicians have studied his timing to better understand pure math.

9) All rock drummers threw away their sticks in 1969 after hearing the first 
Led Zeppelin album.

10) His double bass attack was outlawed on 6 continents.

11) God has 'Achille's Last Stand' set as the ringtone on his mobile phone.

12) He coined the term "thrutch"

13) His Hertfordshire steers had better rhythm than any other animals in the UK 

14) 'When the Levee Breaks' is the national anthem in the South Sudan.

15) Recordings of his footsteps are sampled even to this day.

16) Certain rare South American birds changed their mating calls to emulate his 
ching ring.

17) His great-grandchildren will be born with perfect rhythm and perfect pitch.

18) His shadow is in color and larger than Ginger Baker's

19)  The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland will be adding two more rings to 
emulate John's symbol.

20) All traffic lights would turn green whenever John was driving.