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Top 86 Quotes About Drummers

#1. I love to go see live music. That used to be what I would do, almost every other night, and watch drummers play. - Author: Patty Schemel
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#2. I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night. - Author: Matt Cameron
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#3. With all due respect to the world's great drummers - it ain't brain surgery. - Author: Micky Dolenz
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#4. I play weird. I'm always just behind. We [drummers] only have so much room. We're not guitarists. - Author: Ringo Starr
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#5. A song." I said aloud. "What?" "The whole time Adam and I were together, he never wrote a song for me." Vera looked like she was trying to think of an appropriate response to such a stupid desire. "He was a drummer. You hate it when drummers sing. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#6. When I watch drummers, I always want to see energy. It's not about the proficiency of the musicianship; I'm just into the vibe and excitement of it. With drums, it's such a primeval thing. - Author: Mike Joyce
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#7. Stick choice should be every drummers first decision. Sticks are the liaison between you and your creative expression on the drums. Getting there the smoothest way is the reason I'm using Vater. - Author: Rikki Rockett
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#8. Drummers shouldn't just think of themselves as drummers. If you're going to be a musician, you should expand your horizons, compose things, and work with other instruments. - Author: Stewart Copeland
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#9. Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm - walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers. - Author: Billy Joel
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#10. Like my best friend, I asked for drums for Christmas, and got them. But when he moved on to guitar, I realized two things: (1) guitar is a much more expressive instrument, (2) way more girls pay attention to guitar players than to drummers. - Author: Greg Iles
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#11. Michael Sunday and I are the original members of the band. We first did it just for charities and benefit concerts. It was very ad-hoc, and before we knew it, we were really a band. We went through several drummers and guitarists before we were happy with the line up. - Author: Peter Tork
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#12. Lars [Ulrich] of Metallica is one of the worst drummers I've ever heard, but they hide it because they spend millions recording. - Author: Slim Moon
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#13. Even though we are supposed to be low caste and poor our vote also has the same value and validity as that of great people. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#14. Bass players and drummers are brothers in the basement cooking up the groove that makes people move. - Author: John Densmore
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#15. I think that the rhythm sections, drummers in particular, are the unsuing heroes of the music. It's the rhythm section that has changed the styles from one period to the other. - Author: Max Roach
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#16. When I asked Vera why Michael was so obstinate, she told me that some asshole had recently broken Eliza's heart. A drummer, no less. Hell, even I know girls should stay away from the goddamn drummers. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#17. The majority of my training was as a drummer, and drummers are basically accompanists. - Author: Z'EV
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#18. Too many drummers sit at the back covered in drums, and you never see them. - Author: Tommy Lee
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#19. Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks. - Author: Steve Cropper
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#20. May she play the Drums to the fiery rhythm of her Own Heart with the sinewy strength of her Own Arms, so she need Not Lie With Drummers. - Author: Tina Fey
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#21. I can understand why some of these drummers and bass players become cult figures with all of their equipment and the incredible amount of technique they have. But there's very little that I think satisfies you intellectually or emotionally. - Author: Ken Burns
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#22. Our innocent kids undergo much trouble. Not only do the children of high caste families look down upon our children calling them low caste brats, but even some teachers ridicule them. They beat our children for no reason. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#23. To have everything written for you ... It's not really creating. That's why I think symphony drummers are so limited. They 're limited to exactly what was played a hundred years before them by a thousand other drummers. - Author: Buddy Rich
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#24. Master Salamon usually set off a little later as neither he nor other male members of their community were in the habit of walking on the road alongside their wives. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#25. And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers. - Author: Buddy Rich
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#26. I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one. - Author: Caroline Corr
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#27. 'Whiplash' was always the song I hated the most because it's a song designed to screw with drummers. - Author: Damien Chazelle
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#28. Drummers don't write - or at least, that's what everybody believes. - Author: Tony Williams
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#29. According to the Buddha's doctrine that they believed in, it was not the caste that defined a person high or low. It was one's deeds that mattered. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#30. Philippe also brought along musicians - mainly trumpeters and drummers - to scare the enemy. Even then, French music was known to terrify the English. - Author: Stephen Clarke
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#31. We auditioned a lot of great drummers; every one of them was world class. We had a lot of fun playing with each of them and had some great jams. With Mike [Mangini] it was just something really special about what was going on. - Author: John Petrucci
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#32. The drums have hogged a lot of the credit. We're as much
or more
*cymbal* players, as we are drummers. - Author: Peter Erskine
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#33. I think at one time every drummer wanted to play like Krupa or wanted to win a Gene Krupa drum contest. This is the big inspiration for drummers and naturally it has to be the same way for me. - Author: Buddy Rich
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#34. I look up to a lot of old school drummers from the '70s, '80s, and '90s. - Author: Ashton Irwin
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#35. You are never, ever gonna get a drummer to dis another one. It's part of the drumming rules, as important as being able to keep pace or smashing up hotel rooms. Drummers do not dis! - Author: Philip Selway
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#36. People who come up to me are drummers or fans of the band. I don't get it too much, but I'll be somewhere and someone will have me take a picture or something. - Author: Chad Smith
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#37. We were dancers and drummers and standers and jugglers, and there was nothing anyone needed to accept or tolerate. We celebrated. - Author: Bill Konigsberg
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#38. Physical beauty or sexual attraction in a woman was not a criterion in deciding, strengthening, or the survival of such relationships of these villagers. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#39. I think female drummers are great. I think there should more of them. - Author: Sean Kinney
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#40. Drummers are conductors - we set the pace for the music - so if you're not relaxed and feeling right, the whole thing goes out the window. - Author: Steven Adler
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#41. Almost the moment he died, they put him in Playboy as one of the greatest drummers, which he was - there's no doubt about it. There's never been anybody since. He's one of the greatest drummers that ever lived. - Author: Jimmy Page
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#42. Most drummers are covered with a million drums, and everyone is like, 'What are you doing back there?' - Author: Tommy Lee
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#43. In my last band, Soundgarden, I had a couple of different drummers sit in on some stuff and it was fun for me to kind of take a break and watch the band. - Author: Matt Cameron
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#44. As regards my feelings about drummers - there's Buddy Rich, and then there's everybody else. - Author: Mel Torme
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#45. I usually speak with all my drummers so that I write my songs with them in mind, and we'll have bass sounds, choir sounds, and then you can multi-task with all these orchestral sounds. Through the magic medium of technology, I can play all kinds of sounds - double bass and stuff. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#46. The drummer is stereotypically the dumb guy. Maybe that's why I always respect drummers who do more than drum. - Author: Taylor Hawkins
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#47. I've always noticed that Old Families, like plumbers and barbers and possibly drummers and detectives, seem to have some kind of reciprocity arrangement in the South. Members of the freemasonry could move anywhere ... and still operate cozily in the local Old Family top drawer. - Author: Celestine Sibley
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#48. I envy drummers. It must be the ultimate to sing and play drums at the same time. Phil Collins, no wonder he's so f ... happy. - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#49. Just to be around that, to feel a part of it and be able to integrate the experience while I was with the Messengers, of going and playing gigs with other drummers, gave me the chance to realize that it was not just me that was making it happen. - Author: Benny Green
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#50. I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke. - Author: Jamie Muir
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#51. I like to be one of those drummers who actually add to the music, not one of those guys who sit in a room 24/7 trying to outwit or outplay another drummer. - Author: Dave Lombardo
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#52. The records that I grew up listening to had feel, and the drummers that inspired me - like Stewart Copeland, Neil Peart, Phil Collins and Roger Taylor - all had their own voice and individual style. - Author: Taylor Hawkins
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#53. I remembered that you can find joy in work and life, and if you do it right, they fuel each other-like dueling drummers, better and better, one after the other. - Author: Abbi Jacobson
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#54. I really like working with drummers, I like being able to bounce ideas off drummers. - Author: Thighpaulsandra
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#55. In a front of each home garden the villagers fixed a triangular wooden lamp-house on the top of a pole planted on the ground to hold a small statue of Lord Buddha and some deities. They used to offer flowers at this small shrine and light a tiny clay oil lamp. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#56. When I speak of natural drummers I'm talking about guys that are playing with the talent God gave 'em. - Author: Gene Krupa
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#57. If their horoscopes are not compatible, this marriage is out of the question. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#58. With every record, with each band, I just try to make a song good. I'm not so much focusing on my technique. There are a million better drummers than me. I try to adapt to the songwriter; I try to adapt to the situation and retain my sort of melodic power. My goal is for the band to be good. - Author: Janet Weiss
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#59. Generally, that humble piece of furniture placed on the front veranda of the house officially belonged to the man of the household; the women never slept on it. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#60. Plus I am being hounded by all the fabulous new drummers, Bill Stewart at the head of the pack. - Author: Bill Bruford
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#61. We're all geniuses. Life is merely overpopulated with singers who play drums, and, drummers who sing, to pay rent. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#62. Drummers haven't managed to develop their individuality quite as well as guitarists have. We can be so focused on the nuts and bolts that we overlook the importance of individuality - the broader picture, if you will. - Author: Bill Bruford
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#63. I'm very influenced by jazz drummers. I always liked drummers like Roger Taylor, Keith Moon, Ian Paice, John Densmore. I just learned from playing to those drummers. - Author: Steven Adler
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#64. I had trouble fitting in, in a musical sense. A lot of drummers get sidetracked by the instrument. It can engulf you. - Author: Tre Cool
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#65. If drummers are 'anti-solo,' that's up to them. They're musicians, and they can play whatever they want. But my inspirations early on were people like Buddy Rich, seeing him on 'The Tonight Show', or Gene Krupa. - Author: Neil Peart
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#66. Killing life in whatever way, will drag you along the hell's way. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#67. I want to keep pushing the limits for drummers and expressing myself. - Author: Travis Barker
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#68. I was always very aware of drummers. My oldest brother Henry was a drummer, and he drummed on everything in the house from the kitchen sink to stovepipes. He was the first drummer in the Gil Evans Orchestra, so you've got to know how great he was. - Author: Dave Brubeck
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#69. The bands were everywhere, close and faraway, a blend of discordant noise. He passed close to one now, a half-dozen drummers pounding away, a sergeant leading them in a rhythm that was no rhythm at all, and behind, men with fifes, squealing out something that had no resemblance to a song. - Author: Jeff Shaara
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#70. In rock & roll heaven, there ARE drum solos, but only the drummers can hear them. - Author: Lin Brehmer
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#71. How come drummers leave their drumsticks on the dashboard of their car? So they can park in the handicapped spaces. - Author: Dave Grohl
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#72. Madman drummers, bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat. In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#73. There aren't enough girl drummers. - Author: Tobi Vail
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#74. Radical feminism, male lesbians, transsexuals, musical condoms with suspenders, and lotsa drummers drumming are all manifestations of a political agenda with roots in the 1960s. This is all fruit we are reaping from the sexual revolution. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#75. Quentin had told Spike that inking 'percussion' across your
knuckles was kind of lame. It takes more than ten letters to make
a badass knuckle tattoo. That was the problem with drummers.
They didn't listen. But they always seemed to get laid anyway. - Author: Ros Baxter
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#76. Puffy's the only guy who's jealous. All drummers want to be singers. I think it's a myth that the singer needs to be the focus. Bands perpetuate that myth. With somebody like Sebastian Bach it makes sense. Look at him. He could be in an Avon ad. - Author: Mike Patton
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#77. Empowering Women 101-- A strong women knows that cheating isn't a mistake; it's a choice. The choice was made long before you found out. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#78. Art was carrying me a lot of the time. When you're accustomed to playing with Art, and you play with other drummers, it's as if the bottom dropped out. - Author: Benny Green
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#79. She builds people up because she knows what it is like to be torn down. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#80. The villagers considered it lucky to make the New Year's first money transaction with her because she was a prosperous person. - Author: Swarnakanthi Rajapakse
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#81. Do you know why they call a drummer's seat a throne? Because drummers are kings and queens. - Author: Ed Thigpen
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#82. Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell. - Author: Noel Redding
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#83. At heart I cannot accept that I am a well-known rock 'n' roll star and one of the greatest drummers in the world. - Author: Keith Moon
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#84. There's quite an overlap between musicians - especially drummers - who have an affection and a proclivity towards comedy and comedians who fantasize about being in a band. And a lot of comics play instruments. - Author: David Cross
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#85. Baby...drummers bang all night long! - Author: Joanne Schwehm
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#86. Almost everything I've done, I've done through my own creativity. I don't think I ever had to listen to anyone else to learn how to play drums. I wish I could say that for about ten thousand other drummers. - Author: Buddy Rich
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