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RE: The World's Most Interesting Drummer:



It is showing on Sunday,  1/19, at 1:40 pm CST on ExtraHD (Channel 549 on
DirecTV).

Laura

sent from my samsung galaxy
On Jan 9, 2014 1:51 PM, "Nech Tytla" <nech.tytla@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Was this something you can catch on the tube or is it a DVD?
> On Jan 9, 2014 2:40 PM, "Bradley G. Ward" <barnoo@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> > Talking of which, I don't know if any of you have seen "Beware Mr Baker"?
> >  A
> > truly great doco about the dickhead Ginger Baker.  His narcissistic
> > personality sees him dump on anybody but his handful of drumming idols.
>  He
> > is particularly scathing about Bonzo/Keith Moon (I get that one) and just
> > dismisses just about all drummers.  If you haven't see this do yourself a
> > favour.  I won't spoil it but most of us already know how difficult this
> > guy
> > this.
> >
> > IF this has already been mentioned in this thread I apologise.  But I
> > thoroughly enjoyed this doco and the guy interviews some of the really
> > interesting people of the time and in Bakers' life plus some noted people
> > today.  Excellent.
> >
> > Brad
> >
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> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: admins-zeppelin@xxxxxxxx [mailto:admins-zeppelin@xxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf
> > Of Frank Smith
> > Sent: Friday, 10 January 2014 6:20 AM
> > To: eric.bonatti@xxxxxxxxxx; zeppelin@xxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: The World's Most Interesting Drummer
> >
> > Thank you sir. I'm flattered.
> >
> > Hope all your drummer friends enjoy it.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Eric Bonatti <eric.bonatti@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: Frank Smith <fsmith9095@xxxxxxx>; zeppelin <zeppelin@xxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wed, Jan 8, 2014 4:06 pm
> > Subject: Re: The World's Most Interesting Drummer
> >
> >
> >
> > posted!  :)
> >
> >
> > I also cross-posted it to my drummer's list (drumzilla's lair)
> >
> >
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> >
> > 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: eric.bonatti@xxxxxxxxxx; zeppelin@xxxxxxxx
> >  Sent: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 3:03:06 PM
> >  Subject: 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?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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
> > Atlantic.
> >
> > 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.
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> > 20) All traffic lights would turn green whenever John was driving.
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