Time loves a hero. Forty years of Little Feat recordings and a constant stream of intriguing guest appearances have made Richie Hayward a big favorite among the drummer cognoscenti.
What do we talk about when we talk about the Velvet Underground? We mainly talk about influence.
Joey Jordison, Chris Coleman, Michael Carvin, Patrick Wilson, Nate Morton, Erin Tate, Steve Smith, John Weathers, Allison Miller, Richie Hayward, Joey Waronker, Matthew “Woody” Woodley
Elvin Jones, Jeremy Hummel, Justin Foley, René Creemers Wim de Vries, Joey Jordison, Fred Hell, Paul Wertico, Richie Hayward, Mercedes Lander, Terry Silverlight, Mike Chiplin, Terry Bozzio, Danny Gottlieb, Bill Ashbaugh
Zach Lind, Thomas Lang, Mickey Roker, Gary Chester, Steven Gillis, Mark Zonder, Jake Fowler, Ray Rizzo, Joe Lizama, Danny Frankel, Ray Herrera, Toomas Paiste, Richard “Pistol” Allen, Danny Craig, Larry Mullen Jr., Richie Hayward, Phil Collins
Buddy Rich, Nick D’Virgilio, Joe La Barbera, Steve Smith, Josh Freese, Panama Francis, Jeff Ocheltree, Abe Laboriel Jr., Allen Shellenberger, King Coffey, Richie Hayward, Glenn Kotche, Tommy Aldridge, Mike Heidorn, Slim Jim Phantom, Greg Upchurch, Gene Lake, Joe Morello
Will Kennedy, Stefanie Eulinberg, Paul Doucette, Jeff Hamilton, Al 3, Dave Buckner, Richie Hayward, Tony Fagenson, Vinnie Amico, Cody Dickinson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Akira Jimbo, Ian Paice, Butch Trucks, Andrew Barr, Eric Kalb, Michael Travis, Joe Russo
Ian Paice, Paco Sery, Breft Reed, Richie Hayward, Morgan Rose, Rick Reed, Dan Leali, Stevie Nicks, Chad Sexton, Kenwood Dennard,
In this Issue: Richie Hayward, Steve Smith, Peter Erskine, Stephen Perkins, Mike Portnoy, Gregg Bissonette, Kenwood Dennard, Rayford Griffin, Alan White, Fergal Lawler
In this issue: Rick Allen, Richie Hayward, Isaac Mtshali, Francis Fuster, Okyerema Asante
Posted: September 29, 2016
On Tour: Tony Leone With the Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Longtime New York City drummer Tony Leone is currently on the road with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
Posted: November 2, 2015
Dom Famularo’s Teachers List
Over the course of his forty-year career traveling the globe to teach, perform, and conduct clinics, Dom Famularo has interacted with some of the finest drummers and drum instructors in the world. The following list contains many of those names, organized by country/continent. If you’re looking for top-notch drum instruction, …
Posted: November 23, 2010
Richie Hayward: The MD Interviews, Part 2
Interview by Robyn FlansRead the Little Feat drummer’s cover feature from October 1995. MD: You have a unique playing style with Little Feat. Can you describe that style and where it came from? Richie: My style has grown with the band. It started out heavily influenced by blues, rock ’n’ …
Posted: October 21, 2010
Richie Hayward: The MD Interviews, Part 1
Read the Little Feat drummer’s feature from March 1988.The drum world will never see another Richie Hayward. The longtime Little Feat drummer, who passed away in August, was among the most musically stylish and quietly influential drummers of the classic rock era, equal parts monster technician and old-soul groove master. …
Posted: September 25, 2010
Richie Hayward: Little Feat’s Timeless Drum Hero
Richie Hayward, the drummer in the band Little Feat since their inception in 1969, was born in Clear Lake, Iowa, and was influenced by rock ’n’ roll pioneer Earl Palmer and big-band jazz drummer Sonny Payne. In 1966 he moved to Los Angeles and joined the Fraternity Of Man, whose …
Posted: December 21, 2009
What Do You Know About…Richie Hayward?
What Do You Know About…Richie Hayward? The Little Feat drummer’s greatest recordings, plus quotes from his peers.
Posted: November 24, 2009
On Tour And On Stage: 9 Lives (+9, +9 More)
On Tour And On Stage: 9 Lives (+9, +9 More). MD’s editors just can’t keep a list of their favorite albums short–even in service of a can’t-resist pun. Twenty-seven live albums you gotta have.
Posted: November 8, 2008
Pat McDonald of The Charlie Daniels Band
My name is Pat McDonald, and I’m currently touring the world with The Charlie Daniels Band. I’ve been with CDB for almost ten years now, and aside from touring with the band, I’m keeping busy with session work and local gigging in Nashville….
Posted: June 19, 2008
Ed Toth on Tour with The Doobie Brothers
Hello, everyone, Ed Toth here, with the inside scoop on The Doobie Brothers' tour with Chicago. It's very exciting in that, for the encore, both bands will be on stage together playing each other's songs….
Posted: May 12, 2004
Richie Hayward Discusses Chinese Work Songs
Little Feat’s latest album, Chinese Work Songs, came out at the end of June, and drummer Richie Hayward says he’s pleased with the outcome…