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  • I am Hearing Same Drum Beat Tune in My Head When Reading/Watching Donald Trump Stories

    05/13/2016 5:26:44 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 74 replies
    Self | May 13, 2016 | PJ-Comix
    For the past few weeks I have been hearing the SAME drum beat in my head whenever I read or watch stories about Donald Trump. Specifically about Trump victories as he vanquishes all opponents in his path as he surges forward. At first the sounds of the drums were infrequent but with each passing day as I either read more Trump stories or watched stories about him on TV, the distinctive drum beat became more ubiquitous until now I can't read nor watch any Trump story without that drum tune in my head. So what is the tune? It sounded...
  • Remo Belli, musician who pioneered synthetic drumheads, dies

    05/02/2016 5:31:34 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies
    CBS 5 AZ ^ | 02 MAY 2016 | AP
    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Remo Belli, a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it become standard on kits across genres, has died in California. His death was announced in a statement by Remo Inc., the California-based drum manufacturer that Belli founded and ran for six decades. Belli was 88 and had been treated for pneumonia at a Pasadena hospital, where he died April 25, said Sue Kincade, Remo's advertising manager. Belli was a young professional drummer in the 1950s, backing singer Anita O'Day and others, when...
  • Festivities, drums ring out peace from Statehouse steps [SC]

    09/21/2014 7:27:17 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 24 replies ^ | 9-21-14 | Harrison Cahill
    COLUMBIA, SC — Drummers from the Columbia Drum Circle began beating rhythms that reverberated Sunday over the bustling of Gervais and Main streets, while nearby children made instruments out of recycled materials and got their faces painted. A crowd from the community and local civic groups gathered Sunday afternoon on the State House steps for the inaugural “Peace Day at the State House” rally sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center. Lizzie Utset, an intern with the peace center who organized the event, said it was hard work bringing all of the groups and people together from Columbia to Charleston...
  • Influential D.C. Drummer Woody Woodson Wants a New Leg for a Chance to Play Again

    08/02/2014 7:20:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    NBC Washin ^ | Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 | Mark Segraves
    A native Washingtonian who played drums for some of the greatest singers in history needs a prosthetic leg to play the way he used to play. Woody Woodson lives in the same Northeast home he’s been in for more than 50 years, most of which he spent playing for artists like the Temptations, the Four Tops, the Supremes and Steve Wonder. He spent years on the road with Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye. One of the biggest hits he collaborated on was the Isley Brothers’ “It’s Your Thing.” Grammy-winning musician Steve Jordan, who plays for Eric Clapton and...
  • Education Spotlight: Rod Morgenstein on Rock Drums

    08/06/2013 9:26:37 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 6 replies
  • Rats or Humans? Inside Saddam's Extermination Plant [Aug. 2002]

    Rats or Humans? Inside Saddam's Extermination Plant(August 29, 2002)This story was found at: He was introduced as director of research and development at Falluja, one of the remote factories where the United States claims Saddam Hussein could be making chemical and biological weapons. Asked if he had worked on any of Saddam's chemical weapons programs, Dr Mohammed Frah played a straight bat: "In the early 1980s I worked for five years on the chemical and biological programs at Al-Muthanna." This is the name of a critical centre in Saddam's weapons program - a huge pesticide complex that produced...
  • Ringo: "I am the last remaining Beatle"

    05/27/2011 5:27:48 PM PDT · by SoonerStorm09 · 51 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 26, 2011 | Cole Moreton
    Ringo Starr looks at a photograph of his young self and laughs. ‘We didn’t know what was ahead of us. You never do. We didn’t think it would last.’ The black-and-white image shows the Beatles in suits in the early Sixties, waiting to appear on a television show. He’s not sure which one. Paul is whistling, George is distracted, John is wide-eyed and Ringo is staring at the camera, his feet up on a seat. In the picture (below) he looks the most assured, by far. ‘Even Paul thought, “Well, I’ll probably end up as a writer.” So did John....
  • Anthrax Case Linked to Drumming Circle, New Hampshire Officials Say

    12/30/2009 11:13:57 AM PST · by La Lydia · 62 replies · 2,177+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 30, 2009 | Amy Goodnough
    BOSTON — A New Hampshire woman who is critically ill with gastrointestinal anthrax most likely swallowed spores while participating in a community drumming circle, state health officials said Tuesday...The woman was among some 60 people who attended the drumming session on Dec. 4 at the United Campus Ministry near the University of New Hampshire in Durham...Investigators found traces of anthrax on two African drums and an electrical outlet in the room where the event took place, Dr. Talbot said, and are theorizing that the woman swallowed spores that were aerosolized by the drumming. The state has not identified the woman...
  • Drummer Buddy Miles dies at 60

    02/27/2008 2:09:43 PM PST · by lunarbicep · 19 replies · 224+ views ^ | Wed., Feb. 27, 2008 | PHIL GALLO
    Buddy Miles, the rock and R&B drummer who worked with Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana and was best known for the song "Them Changes," died Tuesday at his home in Austin, Texas, according to a report on Miles' website. He was 60. Among the first artists to fuse psychedelic rock with soul, blues and jazz, Miles got his start performing with his father George's jazz band the BeBops at the age of 12 in and around their hometown of Omaha, Neb. He played with a number of performers and toured with Ruby & the Romantics, the Ink Spots and Wilson Pickett....
  • Scots Guards Pipes and Drums Perform at Pentagon

    09/25/2009 6:32:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 30 replies · 1,445+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Master Sgt. Russell P. Petcoff, USAF
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2009 – The British army’s 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes and Drums played in the Pentagon courtyard during lunchtime today in a show of solidarity with U.S. armed forces. The British army’s 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes and Drums Band performs for employees, servicemembers and families at the Pentagon, Sept. 25, 2009. The band, which consists of infantry soldiers who will soon prepare to deploy to Afghanistan, performed to express admiration for its closest allies. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stan Parker  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The unit’s performance is “an expression of...
  • Bongo-maker's flat sealed off after he dies from anthrax caught from African drum skins[UK]

    11/03/2008 10:45:51 AM PST · by BGHater · 13 replies · 519+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 03 Nov 2008 | Julie Moult
    A drum-maker who contracted a rare form of anthrax while handling animal skins died in hospital yesterday. Fernando Gomez, 35, died after spending a week in the intensive care unit of Homerton University Hospital. Mr Gomez, a father of four from Hackney in East London, is thought to have inhaled anthrax spores while handling imported animal skins at his workshop. The Health Protection Agency today sealed off his flat to check for contamination and will examine his nearby workshop later this week. Seven other people, who may have come into contact with the animal skins, have been given antibiotics as...
  • Live Thread: Buddy Rich Memorial Concert Featuring Neil Peart, Chad Smith, Terry Bozzio etc...

    10/18/2008 4:58:38 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 20 replies · 1,218+ views
    STREAMING LIVE RIGHT NOW FREE AT WWW.DRUMCHANNEL.COM Buddy Rich Memorial Concert - Live From New York Posted By sophiamuse 10.17.2008 12:55 PM Concert Starts: 10.18.08 at 7:30 pm EST, 4:30pm PST. Preshow Starts: 6:00pm EST, 3:00pm PST. Buddy Rich Memorial Concert - Live From New York Posted By sophiamuse 10.17.2008 12:55 PM Concert Starts: 10.18.08 at 7:30 pm EST, 4:30pm PST. Preshow Starts: 6:00pm EST, 3:00pm PST. Concert Program: Tommy Igoe performing Preach & Teach and Little Train John Blackwell performing No Jive, Nuttville, and Mind of J Guitar Center Contest Winner Donnie Marple performing a solo Terry Bozzio...
  • McCain the musician (humor break)

    10/16/2008 5:21:49 AM PDT · by reagan_fanatic · 4 replies · 462+ views
    Hilarious video of McCain playing the drums!
  • Who Is Your Favorite Drummer?

    05/27/2008 7:47:59 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 210 replies · 273+ views
  • "?" by Neal Morse

    03/08/2006 9:20:27 PM PST · by baltodog · 3 replies · 223+ views
    Has anyone besides me heard it? If so, what do you think?
  • Pay Your Taxes, Pa-Rum-Pum-Pum-Pum....

    03/14/2005 4:26:52 AM PST · by kingattax · 1 replies · 177+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3-11-2005
    HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Tax defaulters in southern India are being forced to face the music after city authorities hired drummers to play non-stop outside their homes until they pay up. After many residents ignored repeated demands to settle overdue property taxes. authorities in a city in Andhra Pradesh state have sent 20 groups of drummers to play outside offenders' houses for the past week. "They put up a spectacle outside the houses of defaulters, draw them out and explain their dues to them and the need to clear it at the earliest," said T.S.R. Anjaneyulu, municipal commissioner of Rajahmundry...
  • IRAQ: Chemical find 'may be rocket fuel'

    04/28/2003 6:00:09 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 47 replies · 988+ views
    News Interactive - Australia ^ | April 29, 2003 | Louis Meixler in Baiji -- AP
    A METAL drum found in Iraq that initially tested positive for a nerve agent could in fact contain rocket fuel, a US expert has said. Two mobile chemical laboratories found nearby might also have been used for mixing the fuel and not making banned weapons, the chief chemical weapons officer of the 4th Infantry Division added. Further tests on the tan 209-litre drum were expected in the coming days, said Lieutenant Colonel Valentin Novikov. Initial tests showed that the contents of the barrel tested positive for the nerve agent cyclosarin and a blister agent that could be a precursor of...
  • 14 barrels of nerve agent found North of Baghdad

    04/28/2003 11:28:09 AM PDT · by metalboy · 22 replies · 242+ views
    AOL | 4/28/03 | metalboy
    Anybody hear about this?? I`m at work, not near a radio or TV..I got it off a message board saying it`s the real deal (not that the libs will believe it. You just know the "They planted it" protests are coming up next
  • US Said To Find Iraq Nerve Agent Traces

    04/27/2003 10:54:47 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 304+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 4-27-2003 | Louis Meixler
    U.S. Said to Find Iraq Nerve Agent Traces By LOUIS MEIXLER, Associated Press Writer BAIJI, Iraq - U.S. troops found about a dozen 55-gallon drums in an open field near this northern Iraqi town, and initial tests indicated one of them contained a mixture of a nerve agent and mustard gas, an American officer said Sunday. Lt. Col. Ted Martin of the 10th Cavalry Regiment said troops went to the site at midnight Friday after having been alerted by U.S. Special Forces teams, which were suspicious because of the presence of surface-to-air missiles guarding the area. A chemical team checked...
  • Miami Herald - Barrels found in Iraq may contain chemical weapons - Photos

    04/27/2003 8:35:55 AM PDT · by arkady_renko · 14 replies · 408+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | JOHN SULLIVAN
    U.S. soldiers on Saturday found 14 barrels of chemicals in a vast weapons storage area in north-central Iraq, and three initial tests indicated that they contained a deadly mixture of cyclosarin nerve agent and mustard gas. Previous finds of suspect chemicals in Iraq have turned out to be false alarms, and a Pentagon spokeswoman Saturday said defense officials had no conclusive evidence that the barrels contained chemical weapons. She said samples from the barrels would be sent to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland for further testing, a process that could take a week. An international team of chemical weapons...
  • Herald Sun: Soldiers find Iraqi chemical 'dump'

    04/27/2003 8:30:51 AM PDT · by arkady_renko · 5 replies · 365+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | Herald Sun
    Soldiers find Iraqi chemical 'dump' 27apr03 US SOLDIERS may have found banned chemical weapons in a number of barrels in a weapons dump in north-central Iraq. Three initial tests indicated that they contained a deadly mixture of cyclosarin nerve agent and mustard gas. Previous finds of suspect chemicals in Iraq have turned out to be false alarms, and a Pentagon spokeswoman today said defence officials had no conclusive evidence that the barrels contained chemical weapons. She said samples from the barrels would be sent to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland for further testing, a process that could take...
  • US testing Iraq chemical find

    04/26/2003 11:59:58 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 1 replies · 150+ views
    BBC ^ | 4/27/03
    The United States is testing materials found in Iraq that may have been used in the manufacture of chemical weapons, the Pentagon has said. Officials say it will be several days before they have results. They would not say when or where the materials were found, but a US television station reported that 14 unmarked drums had been found near the Bayji, about 210 kilometres (130 miles) northwest of Baghdad, on Friday. The Pentagon announcement came as hospital workers in Baghdad said at least 12 people had been killed by explosions at an ammunition dump on the edge of the...

    04/26/2003 11:53:15 PM PDT · by Pro-Bush · 1 replies · 142+ views
    Sky News ^ | Last Updated: 07:15 UK, Sunday April 27, 2003 | Sky News Staff
    US HUNT 'SMOKING GUN' The United States is testing materials found in Iraq that may have been used to make chemical weapons. Some reports say 14 unmarked drums showed the presence of nerve and blistering agents. Previous finds have proved to be false alarms. It comes as US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld heads to the Middle East with the end of major combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr Rumsfeld said the trip would take him to Afghanistan, but gave no other information on other countries he will visit. It is his first visit to the region since the fall...
  • U.S. troops detect lethal chemicals in drum of liquid

    04/26/2003 11:07:07 PM PDT · by kattracks · 17 replies · 370+ views
    Washington T imes ^ | 4/27/03 | Guy Taylor
    <p>BAIJI, Iraq — Initial tests on a pile of 50-gallon drums found by U.S. troops near this small industrial town north of Baghdad came up positive for chemicals used to make weapons of mass destruction, military officials said.</p> <p>"We've confirmed that we have a cyclo-sarin agent also known as CF," said Lt. Valerie Phipps, a chemical and biological weapons specialist with a reconnaissance element of the Army's 4th Infantry Division.</p>
  • Suspicious Iraqi Drums - UPDATE

    04/26/2003 5:01:53 PM PDT · by arkady_renko · 34 replies · 1,634+ views
    ABC News ^ | ABC News
      Preliminary testing has detected chemical agents in one of 14 metal drums found in northern Iraq. (   Suspicious Iraqi Drums Preliminary Testing Suggests Chemical Agents; More Testing Needed N E A R  B A Y J I, Iraq, April 26 — Preliminary testing has detected chemical agents in a 55-gallon drum found in northern Iraq near missiles, warheads and suspicious vehicles, ABCNEWS has learned. <! -- begin print page / send page box --> In recent weeks, U.S. forces have found a number of suspicious containers in Iraq that initial tests suggested contained potentially dangerous chemical agents....
  • Suspicious Iraqi Drums - Preliminary Test Suggests Chemical Agents

    04/26/2003 9:08:56 AM PDT · by arkady_renko · 40 replies · 553+ views
    ABC News ^ | ABC News
      Suspicious Iraqi Drums Preliminary Test Suggests Chemical Agents; More Testing Needed April 26 — A preliminary test on one of 14 55-gallon drums found in a field east of Bayji, Iraq, near missiles and warheads, has indicated at least two chemical agents are present, ABCNEWS has learned. <! -- begin print page / send page box --> In recent weeks, U.S. forces have found a number of suspicious containers in Iraq that on initial tests indicated the presence of potentially dangerous chemical agents. But these earlier finds turned out to be false alarms. However, a Pentagon official said...
  • (French) Pesticide Drums found at PLO Training Site discovered in Iraq.

    04/08/2003 11:04:38 PM PDT · by Steven W. · 9 replies · 463+ views
    MSNBC | 4/9/03 | Dana Lewis
    NBC reporter Dana Lewis reporting live video from newly discovered PLO terrorist training camp that was discovered in Iraq. It has obstacle course, shooting range, pretty much looks like one of the familiar AlQaeda terrorist training camps. Dana Lewis also reports that this camp is close to the infamous pesticide site and that there are some of the same French pesticide drums (not the others suspected of containing the CW "Cocktail" mixture) at the PLO camp along with gas masks and chemical suits. They're not sure what to make of it and the officer in charge was hesitant to say...
  • Roll Call: Pipes and Drums of The Free Republic

    04/06/2003 12:53:02 PM PDT · by Clint Williams · 74 replies · 433+ views
    self | 4/06/2003 | self
    Reading A_Conservative_in_Cambridge's question about FReeper musicians (noting how the Left likes to turn out with their silly little drums), in his excellent report on the Rally in Harvard Square (that's right!), I got to wondering how many pipers and Scottish drummers there are among Freepers (I know of one locally). This would be an excellent opportunity to put down the Left even further, by turning out for rallies.
  • Iraqis 'spotted in chemical suits'

    03/28/2003 11:05:49 AM PST · by Guardian_John · 24 replies · 221+ views
    Times UK ^ | March 28 2003
    Iraqi troops have been spotted between US and Iraqi battle lines wearing full chemical protection suits and unloading 50 gallon drums from trucks, a US intelligence official has saidThe official said US intelligence does not know what was in the drums, but fear it could be chemicals. Generals have said that the closer invading forces get to Baghdad, the higher the possibility that a cornered regime will launch an attack with chemical weapons or other weapons of mass destruction, which Saddam Hussein has denied he has