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BONZO'S GREATEST BEATS, BY DAVE GROHL 음악 (ALBUM)

이제 앞으로는 LED ZEPPELIN 관련 자료를 좀 수집해볼까한다.
물론 기존에 있던 카테고리 조차 알차게 꾸미지 못하는 마당에...라는 생각을 하긴 하지만, 
그래도 좀 전에 모 사이트에서 확인한 내용을 어떻게 정리할지 몰라 고민하다가...낸 생각이다. 

데이브 그롤이 생각하는 존 본 햄의 드럼에 대한 나름 TOP 10을 뽑은 것 같다. 

"John Bonham is the greatest rock drummer of all time. Bonham played directly from the herat. His drumming was by no means perfect, but when he hit a groove it was so deep it was like a heartbeat. He had this manic sense of cacophany, but he also had the ultimate feel. he could swing, he could get on top, or he could pull back.

  "Led Zeppelin, and John Bonham's drumming especially, opnened up my ears. I didn't truly discover Led Zeppelin until I was 16. I was into hardcore punk rock; reckless, powerful drumming, a beat that sounded like a shotgun firing in a cement cellar. But when CDs first came out in the 80s the first one I listened to was Houses Of The Holy. It changed everything. I played that CD thousands of times. I listened so hard I could hear the kick drum pedal squeaking!

  "I learned to play by ear. I wasn't trained and I can't read music. What I play comes straight from the soul - and that's what I hear in John Bonham's drumming. I've watched Bonzo on the Led Zeppelin DVD and it looks like the film has been speeded up because he's playing so fast. I don't know anyone who thinks there's a better rock drummer than John Bonham: it's undeniable!"


1, Achillies' Last Stand
Presence, 1976
"This song has some fireworks, and it's a good example of Bonham's reckless side. You can tell he's taking chances as the tape rolls. There's an amazing kick-drum pattern that propels the track. And there's one fill right after the first verse that just doesn't sound humanly possible."



2, Kashmir
Physical Graffiti, 1975
"Bonham knew when to step up and shine. I love the way he lays the snare in there. It's a straight backbeat throughout the song until he pulls off a signature kick-drum triplet. he's signing the cheque right there: 'Love, John Bonham'."



3, When The Levee Breaks
Led Zeppelin IV, 1971
"That is a straight groove. It's incredible to have a rock drummer that powerful, that crazy, that bad-ass, but with a groove so smooth. It's so purely human, so fuckin' smooth, man! It's pure chocolate fuckin' sex. I could loop that track in my iPod for hours. This is the best groove of all time - better than any James Brown track.""



4, Immigrant Song
How The West Was Won, 2003
"This live version just comes right out of the gate. You know that people's jaws would have dropped. Bonham is really pushing it. He's either drunk as hell or he's just having the time of his life."



5, Poor Tom
Coda, 1982
"It makes me want to throw on a pair of cowboy boots and do a jig on a sawdust floor. It's got a nice country swing. Bonham could play pounding rock but he was just as good playing weird Meters honky-tonk shit."



6, Trampled Underfoot
Physical Graffiti, 1975
"For a big white man from England, he was pretty funky. It's a fast-forward funk beat with another machine-gun roll - so quick across the drums. His sense of funk and feel were so natural. Bonham and John Paul Jones, they had funk up their ass!"



7, No Quarter
Houses Of The Holy, 1973
"Bonham's sense of dynamic is such an esential part of Zeppelin's songwriting. He's like one big volume knob - he takes it up and down, and that is something that few drummers understand. Every producer and drummer in the world has tried to recapture the John Bonham sound, but it's impossible. Drums are an acoustic instrument and how they sound depends on how you touch them."



8, Since I've Been Loving You
Led Zeppelin III, 1970
"The swing in that song - it's just so sad and beautiful. The drumming, it breaks my heart. It's such pasionate, feel playing. The way he plays on Since I've Been loving You, it sounds like John Bonham's got the blues."



9, The Wanton Song
Physical Graffiti, 1975
"There are not many riffs better than that. It sounds like all three guys - Bonzo, Jimmy and John Paul - are trying to be John Bonham in the way they play this song. It's a wicked beat - something to fight or shake your ass to."



10, Moby Dick
Led Zeppelin II, 1969
"What can I say? Fucking Moby Dick, man! You'll never find another drummer willing to play a solo with his bare hands. I've tried and it hurts. You'd have to drink a bottle of vodka just to think about doing that. Drum solos are usually just wank, crap, but the one in Moby Dick is the greatest drum solo of all time."'



각 곡에 대한 설명이 자세히 나왔으며, 앨범까지 명확하게 소개를 해주고 있어서 참 편하다. 
사실 위에 열거한 곡들 뿐 아니라, 내 개인적으로 좋아하는 곡들도 있으니까...
주옥같은 곡들이 즐비하며, 비단 존 본 햄 뿐 아니라 나머지 멤버들의 역량 역시도 출중한 밴드였으니
지금 들어도 좋은 건 당연한 듯.

그런데, 내가 10개를 뽑으라고 했으면 대략 5개 정도는 일치 하겠지만 나머지는 좀 다른 곡들로 선택했을 것 같다.
즉, GOOD TIMES BAD TIMES가 없어서 조금 아쉬울 뿐.

관련 자료는 http://www.fooarchive.com/gpb/johnbonham05.htm 여기에서 퍼왔음. 
(검색중에 우연히...)

WRITTEN DATE 2015.01.28

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