Replacing Ringo? The Story Behind Bernard Purdie and The Beatles
“There are four drummers on the Beatles records. Ringo’s not one of them.” – Bernard Purdie Taken at face value, this is a bold claim, if not a crazy one. But consider that it’s the same person who said, “I overdubbed the drumming on twenty-one tracks of the first three Beatle albums.” And then consider that the same man is one of the must influential and famous drummers in recorded music history. In this video, the author details Purdie’s claims, explain why he said what he did, and separate fact from fiction.