Nick is a great drummer

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Nick Mason, was great at drumming "in-the-groove" One of the things I love about Pink Floyd was how they can find a groove, and then stay there and just go with it. Examples: Echoes, Shine On, etc.

Also, he did have his moments of craziness, most evident on the "Live in Pompeii" video. All in all, he is a great drummer. He's no Neil Peart, but of course, a Neil Peart would not have suited Pink Floyd. So, Nick was the perfect drummer for PF.
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8) Nick Rocks.....Nuff said.
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madcap69 wrote:8) Nick Rocks.....Nuff said.
8) :wink:
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Nick is little better than Ringo starr :)
In Delicate sounds of thunder video you can spot many mistakes by nick...
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Matti wrote:Nick is little better than Ringo starr :)
In Delicate sounds of thunder video you can spot many mistakes by nick...
I have never seen DSOT video. Any good?
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I think its better than PULSE. It has more energy in it...
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Matti wrote:Nick is little better than Ringo starr :)
Ans what's wrong with Ringo Starr. Might not be the flashiest drummer but certainly can hold a beat better than most!
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:lol:
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Post by Tommy »

i think ringo was a good drummer, i heard he never used a metranome (sp?). of course, i dont know what percentage of drummers did
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Ringo wasn't the best drummer of his time, he wasn't even the best drummer in the beatles :D
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Ringo was quite a solid drummer in his time. Not sure why everyone thinks that he is not.
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Cause John Lennon said he wasn't and so eveyone went along with it.
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David Smith wrote:Cause John Lennon said he wasn't and so eveyone went along with it.
I love John Lennon but check out how often his guitar is out of tune. Does not seem he had much of an ear.
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If people think Ringo and Nick are not good drummers than who is? I mean they were part of two of the most influential bands ever. Put Carmen Appice, Neal Peart or any other drummer that is held in high regard in those bands and see what happens. Gilmour never had the fastest fingers for a guitarist but he had other intangibles that made him great; same with Ringo and Nick.
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grateful pink wrote:
David Smith wrote:Cause John Lennon said he wasn't and so eveyone went along with it.
I love John Lennon but check out how often his guitar is out of tune. Does not seem he had much of an ear.
Ah but out of tune is the new in tune :D