Tommy Aldridge

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  1. jds22

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    No comment necessary, just enjoy.

     
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    Pretty sure she tried forcing me into her oven when I was a kid.
     
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    He's one of those drummers that to me never quite looks relaxed behind the kit....and still lays it down like a mofo.
     
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    Got to see him with Pat Travers on the Crash and Burn tour when I was a teenager. The dude is a badass!
     
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    He took Black Oak Arkansas to another level, if that's possible? Great hair.
     
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    Saw him with Whitesnake the last few tours & with Uncle Ted about a decade ago.

    Dude's an animal.
     
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    If you're a fan he was on Dean Delray's Let There Be Rock podcast. Pretty good interview.
     
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    Don't believe I've ever seen him on a 4-piece kit. Cool!
     
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    I did not know that.

    I've considered going to see Whitesnake just to see Tommy again. On the WS tours I did go to, I'm not sure when it dawned on me that I was seeing the Blizzard of Ozz [touring] rhythm section.
     
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    Some mistake Aldridge as the drummer on Diary of a Madman as his pic in LP sleeve.
    But, it was Lee Kerslake on the first two solo records w/ Rhoads, Daisley, Airey.
    Tommy very much a double bass guy, Kerslake was not.
    Amazing the level of fitness Tommy has maintained, but think the Pat Travers/Thrall era my fave. Didn't not enjoy Tommy's short-lived period w/ Gary Moore (Dirty Fingers, Live at the Marquee); time just didn't seem solid.
     
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    Drummer on one of the all time best live albums ever release - 'Go For What You Know' w Pat Travers Band. Monster.
     
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    He's looked the exactly the same since 1983. LOL!
     
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    :spit
     
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    Whatever is inside of him he's tryng real hard to get it out...
     
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    Perhaps, but by most accounts he wrote much of the lyrics & contributed to arrangements. Not much doubt those first two records (and recording band) the best of Ozzy.
     
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    My brother in law played bass in a band from Chicago called D Thumbs along with Tommy after his stint in BOA.
     
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    Ian Paice was a much better fit for Gary's band. Having said that,
    T.A.'s a beast of a drummer.
     
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