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Date: 06/11/15 07:54 AM

14 Responses to Is Ringo Starr The Best Drummer In The World?[Pic]

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    save-ferris Male 30-39
    198 posts
    June 10, 2014 at 12:22 pm
    Link: Is Ringo Starr The Best Drummer In The World? - ``Of Course Not``. Quote From Jasper Carrott.
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
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    June 11, 2014 at 8:58 am

    Once again, good old Ringo takes it on the chin in the name of comedy. Funny quote, though. Sounds like something Lennon would have really said.

    Ringo was no virtuoso, but he was a tasty payer. Just imagine "A Day in the Life" or "Rain" without him.

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    MrOrange Male 30-39
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    June 11, 2014 at 10:24 am
    Jake, as far as i understand the myths around the beatles, it was because Paul was actually a better drummer then Ringo, esp in the early years.

    of course how much of this is true is unknown.
    considering Paul wasn`t a bass player to start off with but a guitarist, and how he wrote some rather classic bass lines, he was a gifted musician, who knows?
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
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    June 11, 2014 at 10:36 am

    MrOrange, I`d say Ringo was the ideal player for the Beatles` sound. Their songs needed taste, not flash. What he did, he did well.

    You`ve probably heard the story about Paul re-recording Ringo`s drum parts on the White Album. If that did happen, it may not be so much that Ringo didn`t do a good job, but more an example of Paul`s ego at work. Hard to say, because you hear different versions of that story. Judging by Paul`s drumming on his first solo album, I`d take Ringo`s drumming over Paul`s any day.
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    soundman655 Male 50-59
    1558 posts
    June 11, 2014 at 1:14 pm
    Mr. Starr played songs - not drums!!
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    Profworm Male 30-39
    404 posts
    June 11, 2014 at 1:24 pm
    There is also a theory that this quote is a jab at the fact that the Beatles first drummer was named Pete Best.
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    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
    1185 posts
    June 11, 2014 at 1:24 pm
    The problem was he couldn`t stay sober long enough to record. Half the time he was passed out in the corner. That`s why they had to use somebody else.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    June 11, 2014 at 3:46 pm
    Whatever, he made it to the height of legend
    which is a place I am far far away from
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    durdikkimeng Male 50-59
    748 posts
    June 11, 2014 at 3:57 pm
    Where does Mr Carrot come into it?
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    Magickrat Male 40-49
    535 posts
    June 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm
    Boston Kaiser - You don`t actually read much do you?
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    June 11, 2014 at 8:25 pm
    Ringo was a much better drummer than he will ever get credit for being. If you don`t believe it, just try to imagine how the Beatles would have sounded with Ginger Baker, Keith Moon, or Carmine Appice.

    I rest my case.
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    Sleepyhallow Male 50-59
    1983 posts
    June 12, 2014 at 1:06 am
    He made millions and married a supermodel....
    I`d say he was good enough.
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    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
    3447 posts
    June 12, 2014 at 7:53 am
    What do you call a drummer without a girlfriend?

    But not Ringo!
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    Runemang Male 30-39
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    June 12, 2014 at 4:13 pm

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