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It is possible...

March 30, 2017 02:14PM
that Cream was the first major concert, on my own, that I ever saw.

As you know... I'm a drummer. Let me rephrase that... I play AT the drums. So needless to say Ginger Baker was one, if not first, hero as far as being a musician... not just or only a vocalist.

Here's an odd thing... or is to me anyway... At that time, when I saw Cream, I was convinced that Ginger Baker was the greatest drummer in the world. As time wore on, and learned to play drums, then learned and studied many other drummers.. I came to think that Ginger was actually not that good at all. I held that belief for a long time.

But then.. what goes around comes around. Perhaps late 80's, 90's maybe... I went back and listened to Ginger. LP's. My second impression had been wrong... Ginger was actually an excellent drummer, and way ahead of his time.

Today there is YouTube... and there is no question about it... Ginger is in the drumming HOF. - JamesJM

  Which famous bands did you see the most IN CONCERT?

JamesJM283March 29, 2017 01:21PM

  I have seen most of the bands you mention

ferragamo7988March 29, 2017 04:09PM


Speed_Kills90March 29, 2017 04:19PM

  I saw neither in concert...

JamesJM74March 29, 2017 06:55PM

  I would of loved to seen Earth Wind & Fire circa

ferragamo7979March 29, 2017 06:58PM

  Great post he was a once in a lifetime personality

LesBaker76April 02, 2017 08:02AM

  That ones easy

IowaRam88March 29, 2017 07:18PM

  Well, lets see...

sstrams100March 30, 2017 04:15AM

  Frank Zappa

zn79March 30, 2017 08:32AM

  I saw Zappa twice...

JamesJM83March 30, 2017 08:41AM

  Ok, allow to finish that reply....

JamesJM83March 30, 2017 10:11AM

  this is one of my favorite concerts of all time

zn86March 30, 2017 01:01PM

  It is possible...

JamesJM77March 30, 2017 02:14PM

  Weezer at Del Mar three times.....

Rampage2K-81March 30, 2017 10:09AM

  U2 three times. 4th this Summer.

Ramgator67March 31, 2017 09:32AM

  I saw U2 as a support band

RamUK81April 02, 2017 02:44PM

  Big fan of the Jam

ferragamo7977April 02, 2017 06:47PM

  I saw Madness and The Beat

RamUK70April 03, 2017 04:40AM

  Re: I saw Madness and The Beat

The_Bad_Guy77April 03, 2017 05:45AM

  love the Kinks

21Dog79April 03, 2017 07:28AM

  Me too

Atlantic Ram64April 05, 2017 03:45PM

  I don't know if they were underrated....

JamesJM62April 05, 2017 03:51PM

  Re: I saw Madness and The Beat

RamUK72April 03, 2017 07:28AM

  Would have loved to have seen the Ramones!

The_Bad_Guy88April 07, 2017 10:18AM

  When I think of Madness, I think of the line....

Ramgator71April 04, 2017 02:02PM


RamUK75April 05, 2017 12:52PM

  Re: Indeed

ferragamo7982April 08, 2017 11:28AM

  A band from the UK I regret not seeing....

Ramgator66April 03, 2017 11:16AM

  U2, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty

LMU9371April 04, 2017 08:52AM

  Oddly enough its Yes

Atlantic Ram87April 05, 2017 04:01PM

  So many

six2stack75April 06, 2017 07:25AM

  Yes is fantastic live

LesBaker74April 08, 2017 10:17AM

  ELP and Yes

21Dog63April 09, 2017 06:56AM

  A video for you

LesBaker75April 09, 2017 04:10PM

  Another one

LesBaker74April 09, 2017 05:23PM

  Re: A video for you

21Dog65April 10, 2017 05:20AM

  Just got inducted into the HOF a few days ago

Atlantic Ram54April 11, 2017 05:35PM

  Raise you hand if you know what this is

IowaRam86April 07, 2017 11:21AM

  I remember my first walkman..

sstrams78April 07, 2017 11:30AM

  I remember my first transistor radio....

JamesJM80April 07, 2017 04:46PM

  I actually remember mine, as well..

sstrams69April 08, 2017 06:35AM

  good stuff, Steve...

JamesJM62April 08, 2017 10:44AM

  I STILL have and use my 1992 Walkman!

Ramgator83April 08, 2017 09:08AM

  coolest thing ever when they came out

ferragamo7989April 08, 2017 11:30AM