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    Posted: June 01 2005 at 19:58
Not only is he the drummer for Yes but he was also the drummer for oasis for 10 years

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 03 2005 at 20:43
Bruford was better
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2005 at 21:52
Originally posted by frenchie frenchie wrote:

Not only is he the drummer for Yes but he was also the drummer for oasis for 10 years


AND The Plastic Ono Band with Lennon in '70 and '71. But I agree that Bruford is tops.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 08 2005 at 16:02

Originally posted by frenchie frenchie wrote:

Not only is he the drummer for Yes but he was also the drummer for oasis for 10 years

Bruford rules...nuff said


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 08 2005 at 17:02

Well, Alan needs some applause too  . To use one of the most used words on the forum:  underrated.

Cliche word, but oh so true. He's a very good skinbasher.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 08 2005 at 22:36
I really like Yes with White, but Bruford fits so much better in my opinion. But I guess since White's been around so long it doesn't matter.... 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 09 2005 at 12:56

The drumming in Sound Chaser is mind blowing. But Bruford was definitely yes' best drummer.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 09 2005 at 13:17
Bruford is much much better, of course. Please, listen to Close to the edge played by Bruford, particularly at the beginning, the bass and drums part (and later the mellotron comes in). Bruford playing there is AWESOME!!. And then listen to White playing that song live. He plays it completely PLAIN, taking no risks at all. Why?. Because he can't play that part !!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 09 2005 at 13:24
Originally posted by frenchie frenchie wrote:

Not only is he the drummer for Yes but he was also the drummer for oasis for 10 years


Hey after I realised that Vincent Crane went from Atomic Rooster to Dexy's Midnight Runners I'll believe anything ...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 09 2005 at 13:50

I rather admire White for learning all the drumming parts for Yes in double quick time after Bruford departed. How long did he have to learn them. A couple of weeks wasn't it?

Edit...It was three days actually! Three days to learn the live repertoire, not bad. Talk about deep end!



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