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Old 04-03-2020, 10:07 PM
Aussievintagedrumuser Aussievintagedrumuser is offline
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Default Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

Does anyone know what series (RB or SB) Gretsch drums SK used on ALL of BC'S albums&color&what snare he used also in the studio with BC?.
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Old 04-06-2020, 10:03 PM
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Cool Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

Try asking Simon on his Facebook page...

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Old 04-06-2020, 11:08 PM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

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Try asking Simon on his Facebook page...

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Good idea. Just ask. Simon's a very nice guy. We've met.
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Old 04-07-2020, 08:54 AM
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Cool Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

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Good idea. Just ask. Simon's a very nice guy. We've met.
Agreed...I met Paul and Simon a few years ago...They are both very down to earth people...

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1975 Sonor Phonic Centennials Metallic Pewter 22-16-13-12-14sn (D506)
1971 Ludwig Classic Bowling Ball OBP 22-16-14-13
1960's Stewart Peacock Pearl 20-16-12-14sn
1980`s Ludwig Coliseum Piano Black 8x14 snare
1973 Rogers Superten 5x14 & 6.5x14 COS snares
1970`s John Grey Capri Aquamarine Sparkle 5x14 snare
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Old 04-07-2020, 02:28 PM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

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Does anyone know what series (RB or SB) Gretsch drums SK used on ALL of BC'S albums&color&what snare he used also in the studio with BC?.
love, peace, respect.
He used various components and not all Gretsch. Mix-match, whatever sounded good. I heard an interview with him about this very topic but ask him, he will tell you more than me.
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Old 04-07-2020, 02:45 PM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

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Agreed...I met Paul and Simon a few years ago...They are both very down to earth people...

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And I met Paul Simon. Does that count?
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Old 04-07-2020, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

I did ask him on his FB page BUT he doesn't respond personally to FB messages&it's Salisbury Hill NOT Solsbury Hill!.
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Old 04-08-2020, 09:01 AM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

Who's SK and BC?
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Old 04-08-2020, 11:55 AM
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Who's SK and BC?
You have heard of the musical band "Bad Company" most certainly and Simon Kirke was/ is the drummer of that particular musical group.
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Old 04-08-2020, 04:12 PM
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Default Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

Not to mention Free which was "pre" Bad Co.
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