Moody Blues live 1968--what kind of cymbals?

Mackermanesq

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Here's a very nice performance by the Moody Blues on French TV in 1968.
What kind of cymbals is Graeme Edge using here? I'm guessing Paiste, but it's just a guess. They don't really sound like Zildjians to me.
Interesting that his supraphonic already shows signs of pitting, and it's probably only, at most, four or five years old.

 

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Sound like lighter Zildjians to me too......50's? The Paiste 602's were also 20% bronze and were not far in tone from the Zildjians. Video time 41:50 during Knights in White Satin beginning shows the best ride close up......lots of hammering and heavy patina. It might have been around for a while.

Very nice set performed by the Moodys. Great video of those times.
 
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Even harder to guess what those mic's are ?

He claims to have always used " Zildjian" cymbals in this MD interview . You have to scroll down quite a way to read it . I've seen these Oyster Ludwigs and crash rides in other vintage footage, so we can assume its not a backline kit .

 
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seems he always liked the big 20 on the left' probably easier to reach ' ) That 68 cymbal does looks unzildjian the 70 shows look Zildjian. He's a good drummer I like the Graeme. Cn't spell his first name tho
 

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Did you start with something to say and then changed your mind, or did you go to the trouble of replying just to tell us this?
Just saying I did not care for how the cymbals sounded. Sorry.
 

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Thanks for sharing! Always one of my favorites.
Sound Zildjian-ey to me too. I like em whatever they are.
 

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I like like 'em too. The cymbal sound I got very used to hearing in the late 60's into the mid-70's. These Moody Blues only made it into RRHoF in 2018.....what a crime.
 

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