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Buddy Rich
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Ringo Starr
Keith Moon
Carl Palmer
Gene Krupa
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Stewart Copeland
Dennis Chambers
Jaki Leibezeit
Terry Bozzio
Bill Bruford
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Mike Portnoy

Ringo Starr????

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

How can Ringo be put at #13? In an interview with John Lennon, he was asked if Ringo was the best of all time. Guess what his answer was, How can he be the best of all time, when he wasn't even the best in the band.

Neil Peart takes it hands down, if you dont't believe me, look up his R30 solo "Der Trommler" After listening to several of his drum solos, it become obvious that if he wanted, he could become a 1-man band.

He makes music, not noise, but music with his drums. He's incredibly and also uses every single drum on his kit.

I've seen him live, and the level of musicianship blew my mind away. One word - INCREDIBLE!

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Nov 03, 2015
Education NEW
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May 16, 2015
by: Anonymous

I agree with you 100%. Neil Peart is an amazing drummer incomparable to almost all the drummers through time and yes, his Rush concerts are something very special as they are also my favourite band by far! (listening to Spirit Of Radio right now)

Dec 20, 2014
Joking? NEW
by: Anonymous

John wasn't joking. He was referring to Paul, who recorded the drum tracks for several Beatles songs, as well as his own solo work. Even certain drum tracks played by Ringo (i.e. Ticket to Ride) were conceived by Paul. Ringo is an o.k. drummer, average, but that's about it. He is nowhere near deserving the ranking he is afforded on this "list".

Sep 29, 2014
another ignoramus NEW
by: Jeff

1. John was JOKING
2. On John's first solo album after The Beatles broke up, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, the drums on every track were played by Ringo. John could have gotten any drummer in the world to record with him, he asked Ringo.
3. People think drumming is all about speed and solos and who has the biggest kit, with no clue about what goes on in the studio. The rarity of having perfect tempo like Ringo, which allows pieces of different takes to be mixed together. Elegant effective fills which fit and enhance the song, not distract from it. The Beatles don't tower over every other band in history without Ringo being exactly the quality and STYLE of drummer he was.

Jul 27, 2014
Ringo Star above Charlie Watts? What? NEW
by: Anonymous

Tons of Beatles just sound like a waltz... Sargent Peppers for example. Watts and Wyman produced one hell of a rythm section. Love the backbeat on so many songs. Watts could always adjust for a rocking and reeling riff meister Keith. Played jazz drums, reggae.

Feb 09, 2013
by: Anonymous

You are an ignorant asshole!! You have to remember the impact Ringo had on drumming!!! And what John said was just a joke!!!! Ringo played for the song and had the best back beat of all time!!!!!!!! In any real drummers opinion, Ringo was a fantastic drummer!!!! He deserves to be higher than he is on this list!!!!!

Feb 24, 2012
Jeff Porcaro NEW
by: Anonymous

Jeff Porcaro should be number 1. Just listen to him playing the drums on the Toto songs.

Feb 17, 2012
Barlow and Peart NEW
by: Anonymous

Don't forget Barriemore Barlow ex of Jethro Tull. He and Clive were the best Tull ever had. Peart is the best there is within the context of Rush, but anywhere else...not so much. His jazz playing is like that of the drummer in a high school jazz band. Check out "Love For Sale" on his "Taking Center Stage" DVD. It's embarrasing.

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