Then there's the one about a drummer standing at the gates of heaven waiting to be let in.
As he is standing there he hears drumming coming from the other side of the pearly gates.
He asks St Peter who that is cause it sounds a lot like Buddy Rich.
St Peter just fluffs him off saying nah, that's...
My dealing with CP was when I bought his Venus snare and found out it had a well known throw defect from the factory.
I wrote his management,they called Ludwig and asked them WTF.
He was sorry to the point that his management gave me free passes to his
US tour with Yes and Todd Rundgren.
Fame is a funny thing.
You want to be noticed ,otherwise you wouldn't be in showbiz,but the negative aspect of rabid zealot fans is the downside.
I was at SFO back in the day to catch a flight,saw Narada Walden and said I dig your drumming.
He was polite,friendly and introduced me to bass player...
Nope.Her name was Darlene.
Vince got bent out of shape as he thought it was an insult to his new wife's morals,but she was a legit Playboy bunny.
Damn bud,you're living the dream.
Funny thing is 2nd wife was named Darlene too.