Saturday, October 22, 2005

The Beatles :: Drums :: Tomorrow Never Knows

Tomorrow Never Knows features Ringo Starr on one of his Ludwig "Super Classic" Oyster Black Pearl drum kits with 22" bass drum. Ringo used to place a pack of cigarettes on the snare to dampen the sound when needed. The bass drum had the resonant head removed (or hole cut thru, as shown below) and something like a blanket or towel inside, to dampen it.

This Gear!


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