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Day #44 and Back to the Beatles

Ringo Starr: one of the most debated drummers in music (the illustrious Meg White being another). Here’s the thing: playing along to Ringo, I am often more challenged by his metronome-like ability to keep time during quick changes and fast-paced tunes than I am by modern metal songs in 4/4. Ringo’s ride technique and his left-leading fills aside, the energy he brought to some of the most beloved and internationally well-known music in history is incredible. So, here’s to The Beatles! #dailypractice #drumspiration

Challenge: Try playing “Long Tall Sally” a few times in a row and tell me it’s not a workout with a smile.

(Photo by UPI Telephoto)

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