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Who Is Your Favorite Post-Beatles Drummer on Any Former Beatle’s Solo Albums?

Apparently, the Modern Drummer community loves their post-Beatles drummers. When we reached out on our Facebook page to query you about your favorite drummers on the solo albums of Paul, John, George, and Ringo, we received quite a flurry of…

Modern Drummer
May 17, 2021

Jimmy Nicol

What thoughts could you generate if you were asked to step in and play for the most famous pop/rock group of all time?

by Austin Teutsch
Oct 26, 2018

Andy White

The group that was soon to revolutionize the music world was yet to make its first recording. This event occurred on September 11 of that same year.

by Susan Hannum
Oct 26, 2018

The History of Rock Drumming Part IV

The British Invasion of the '60s literally changed the consciousness of the world. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years of Archives (500+ Issues) 40+ Drum…

by Scott K. Fish
Oct 6, 2017

Favorite 1960s Drum Tracks?

As we were taking a look back at some of the most iconic drummers and performances of 1967 for this month’s cover feature, we wanted to find out which tracks our readers and social media followers felt marked the greatest…

Reader Responses
May 31, 2017

On Ringo Starr

The Shock of the New

by Billy Amendola
May 31, 2017

Paul McCartney's Abe Laboriel Jr.

His personality is big yet intimate, just like his drumming. And now, with the release of his first-ever solo recording and a singularly experimental Paul McCartney album, it’s a perfect time to get to the bottom—the deep, booming bottom—of his…

Cam Patterson and Billy Amendola
Mar 21, 2017