Here is a hard rock memoir – essentially an authorized bio on the endearing British rock band Humble Pie – as told from the drum throne and backstage hallways during the emerging days of the Seventies classic rock era.
In 1969, Jerry Shirley was chosen to drum in a new band led by Steve Marriott and Peter Frampton. Along with bassist Greg Ridley, and manager Dee Anthony, the Pie started a 6-year journey that stormed the US and defined Arena Rock – bigger sound, bigger contracts, and bigger parties.
Also features a how-to clip showing how to clamp and glue flesh hoops for custom-sized calfskin heads.(The) Commandments of Early Rhyhm & Blues Drumming, by Zoro and Daniel Glass. With rare full-color photos throughout, it also includes a complete discography, studio sessionography, and diary of live shows. .95 A must for any drummer's library; this book is jammed with useful historical information related to the evolution of today's drum set.Paperback .00 by Hugo Pinksterboer 9x12 paperback,212 pages Catalog #DW .00 THE definitive book on cymbals. Includes capsule histories of dozens of drum companies.Histories of all the cymbal companies as well as cymbal acoustics, selection and testing, setups, cleaning, repair, etc. This book was first published in 1996 in very limited quantities, done with old-school technologies; film, screens, separations, offset, etc.For shipments outside of the USA, please contact Rob Cook for a [email protected]) History Of The Leedy Drum Company by Rob Cook Catalog #EL .00 Out of Print, limited supply 9x12 paperback, 177 pages Lots of photos, charts, catalog pages, etc. Includes CD with 8 tracks representative of Krupa's remarkable career.; As Told To Larry Gara Catalog #KS 5.5x8.5 .00 The autobiography of the famous New Orleans drummer that has inspired drummers from Gene Krupa to Steve Smith.This book was out of print until Rebeats republished it in 2003. Jerry Shirley's recently published Memoir, edited by Tim and Jon Cohan.Chapters on the Dixie Music House, Roy Knapp, Krupa, and more!!8.5"x11" paperback, 177 pages Catalog #CW .00 Compiled by Rob Cook. A brief biography of George Way, followed by a reproduction of his vendor directory; personal notes from George to himself about where he got brass, felt, etc.(Gier does so.) -Relevant to dating these drums, in addition to the serial number, are: Serial number label style, model number, color of ink used on label, lug casing screw type, wrap/finish, throwoff/strainer type.Rob Cook considers this book the "Rosetta Stone" for dating Gretsch drums made between 19.