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Paul T. Riddle's Listener's Guide

For readers who ‘d like to buy albums that most represent your drumming, which ones would you recommend? Which drummers on which records do you listen to most for inspiration? When I started playing, I got heavily into Joe Morello…

by Paul T. Riddle
Jan 18, 2018

Artimus Pyle Free Spirit

The name Artimus Pyle conjures up the image of a guy in cut-off jeans all frayed at the ends, hair hanging down the middle of his back, tucked under a wool hat, and a long, long beard that hides half…

by Scott K. Fish and Paul T. Riddle
Nov 21, 2017

The Pros: On Bass Drums

Certain reader questions seem to repeat themselves. Several of them involve the ins and outs of bass drums. What size? What kind of heads? How do I tune them? TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Nov 21, 2017

Paul T. Riddle: Dedicated

Paul T. Riddle is a super, warm human being. He has been a member of The Marshall Tucker Band since before his high school graduation. We spoke at his hotel room in New Jersey and proceeded to cover everything from…

by Scott K. Fish
Mar 30, 2017

June 1985 - Volume 9 • Number 6

Steve Jordan, Mickey Curry, Jerry Allison, Steve Smith, Mel Gaynor, Shelly Manne, Martin Drew, Wilby Fletcher, Peter Erskine, Paul T. Riddle, Rod Morgenstein TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital…

Jun 1, 1985

March 1984 - Volume 8 • Number 3

Matt Frenette, Joey Kramer, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Art Taylor, Ed Shaughnessy, John Stacey, Murray Spivack, Fred Gruber, Jim Blackley, Peter Magadini, Keith Killgo, Dennis Wilson, Chad Wackerman, Steve Smith, Jack DeJohnette, Larrie Londin, Paul T. Riddle TO READ THE FULL…

Mar 1, 1984

October 1981 - Volume 5 • Number 7

Shelly Manne, Tommy Aldridge, Jim Chapin, Darrell Sweet, Billy Gladstone, Charley Donnelly, Peter Criss, Danny Gottlieb, Paul T. Riddle, Freddie Waits TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine…

Oct 1, 1981

May 1981 - Volume 5 • Number 3

Jaimo Johnson, Butch Trucks, Roger Hawkins, Buddy Harman, Paul English, Paul T. Riddle, Michael Carvin, Jimmy Maelen, Larrie Londin TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years…

May 1, 1981