The Big Beat: Conversations With Rock's Great Drummers

The Big Beat: Conversations With Rock's Great Drummers

The Big Beat: Conversations With Rock's Great Drummers

The author of this book, Max Weinberg, has been the drummer with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band since 1974. In this book he invites 14 of rock's great drummers to step out from behind their drums and take the spotlight. Commenting on the musical traditions they inspired, these drummers offer distinct perspectives on the origins of rock music and its 35-year growth. The book's subjects include Ringo Starr of the Beatles, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones, Levon Helm of The Band and Dino Danelli of the Young Rascals. Max Weinberg holds "Rolling Stone" magazine's Best Drummer Award for 1986.

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