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Hal Blaine Roundtable | Part 1 Of 5

Jim discusses his influences including, Shelly Mann and Hal Blaine. He said he copied everything about Hal, even the color of his drums. Also, Jim discusses Ringo and Charlie and describes them as drummers who played musically. Hal discussed his influence and his motivation, and answers the question, “what is a song?” – an answer that defines his career. He explains that a song is a story and how time must flow. Hal tells a Herb Alpert story: “A Taste of Honey,” was Hal’s first of 8 grammy records of the year, It’s a great story of how it was played. A typical Hal ” The Jokester” story and Charlie discussing his influences. Add to Favorites