Recent content by parkermike

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    Favorite Recorded Drum Sound

    Chicago live at Carnegie hall. Killer snare sound! Also Joe Morello Take Five.
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    Favorite Wooden Snare You Have Ever Played or Heard

    Cleveland Rogers Powertone!
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    Ludwig Transition Badge Oyster Pink Pearl "Jazz Festival"

    I'm probably wrong, but wasn't this called the Barret Deems model?
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    Early 80s Gretsch Rosewood lacquer kit

    Somebody get these, the temptation is killing me!
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    Why Don Henley Switched to Tama in '78-'79

    So you remember Al! What a great store that was. Spent all my extra time and money there!
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    Zildjian "Flange/Bop" Hats questions.

    I have a set of trans stamp 15 inch flange hats. And they sound pretty much like that sound file too. CHUP!
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    Why Don Henley Switched to Tama in '78-'79

    Was that at Sodja's or DiFiori's?
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    B,S and T's Spinning Wheel isolated drums and bass!

    I'm pretty sure he recorded all the BST stuff with a Rogers Londoner kit. 20, 12, 13, 16. Dynasonic snare too from what I remember. I think In a wine red ripple finish. Also seem to remember Mark Knopfler buying them.
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    Does Rock’s Worst Singer Have “The Craziest Drummer”?

    Needs to switch to a heavier stick.
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    Craigs list rogers mardi gras

    It's my understanding there weren't very many sets in this finish with beavertails. If somebody along the line switched out the original lugs for beavertails the shell would have to be drilled out. That would not be good for resale. That along with finding original tall boy reso hoops, would it...
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    Craigs list rogers mardi gras

    I used to scour the Tradin Times back in the day!
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    Craigs list rogers mardi gras

    yeah that bummed me out too.
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    Craigs list rogers mardi gras

    Just struck me odd that the seller told me he had a "pending" sale. He said he would not ship, so if someone local came in, wouldn't he have cash in hand and buy it on the spot? Done deal!
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    Craigs list rogers mardi gras

    Who knows what is really going on, it sure isnt me! I would love to go see them, talk to the owner and try to find out everything I could about them. Who was the original owner? Was he a professional? Why did he pick that particular color? yes I'm bummed I didn't get them, but did i really need...