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Purely Percussive: The Irresistible Rise Of Rock Drumming

Chris Welch, History of Rock, The, 1982

A GLITTERING ARRAY of drums surrounded by a forest of shining stands and cymbals has been the center-piece of the rock show since the early Sixties. The drummer, limbs flailing and sweat pouring as he provides a torrent of thunder, has been rock's engine room these past 25 years.

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