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Rob W

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #30 on: January 04, 2009, 10:49:22 PM »
I think TW had his own synth - he's clutching a Moog cardboard box in that Christmas 1973 gang picture in Deke's book...

As for TW's harmonies, best illustrated on "Babe I'm.." on Max D. Someone (I think it was Micky but can't be arsed to check) quips "Didn't know he could sing, did you?" at the end!

I thought it was ......"we".... not .... "he"... or has that one gone over my head?

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #31 on: January 05, 2009, 01:58:53 AM »
I think TW had his own synth - he's clutching a Moog cardboard box in that Christmas 1973 gang picture in Deke's book...

As for TW's harmonies, best illustrated on "Babe I'm.." on Max D. Someone (I think it was Micky but can't be arsed to check) quips "Didn't know he could sing, did you?" at the end!

I thought it was ......"we".... not .... "he"... or has that one gone over my head?

That's interesting and ultimately unsolvable..phonetics will be a bastard given the closing w of know and straight into the word he.

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #32 on: May 11, 2014, 12:06:28 AM »
Forgive resurrecting an old thread but I felt that this was the place to say that whatever the secrets of who did what on Brothers In Arms, Terry's sound was Very recognisable.
His snare work especially.
I recall hearing songs that I knew nothing about when they released, and saying "That's Terry Williams!!" and I turned out to be right.
I'm a bass player by trade and not a drummer so I don't recognise the nuances of particular techniques per se; But Terry's playing has a unique quality to it, always has had.

Not wishing to appear a crawler here but I'd say that what he does best, he does best.

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #33 on: May 11, 2014, 04:23:38 PM »
Terry will always be the Man fans favorite drummer.  8)

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #34 on: May 11, 2014, 07:36:38 PM »
Terry will always be the Man fans favorite drummer.  8)

Hmmm joan. Not really.

My favourite Man drummer? Bob.

And I bet some drummng aficianodo's will give Jeff Jones a shout.

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #35 on: May 11, 2014, 11:06:58 PM »
Definitely Terry for me then Pugwash - also loved his work with another favourite band of mine - the epic Gentle Giant.
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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2014, 01:02:20 AM »
Yup, Terry's THE Man
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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #37 on: May 16, 2014, 11:30:32 AM »
..my favourite drummer is the one that's playing on the album I'm listening to..
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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #38 on: May 16, 2014, 11:44:06 AM »
..my favourite drummer is the one that's playing on the album I'm listening to..

Pete...

Who's your favourite Man bass player?

What if you're listening to DYLIHN?

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NB: I was going to say Maximum Darkness  ;)

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #39 on: May 16, 2014, 11:56:19 AM »
..Rob, Ken was/is clearly king of the Man bass players.

MA filled in when necessary, and created some great sounds. I only dislike him for his "pop" songs. That, and the way he threw George and Bob out..
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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2014, 11:03:39 AM »
...Pete T.(and the rest of the universe whose somehow into/onto it) ... how about the live quartet feat. said Ken Whaley?;not withstanding the Malcolm year(also a grand band)...a progressive group,something special about that line up,i want to hear more of their live stuff;or hear it again...dynamic..-peace...

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2014, 09:15:02 PM »
..Davey, I think that's what I said..
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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #42 on: May 18, 2014, 07:20:19 PM »
..Davey, I think that's what I said..
Well, if you're not sure, what hope do the rest of us have?  ;)

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2014, 08:15:06 PM »
What did he say?

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Re: Terry Williams drumming
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2014, 11:54:28 PM »
I heard that. Pardon.