Monthly Archives: May 2020

14 05, 2020

DRUM-TASTIC! MY TOP TEN GREAT DRUM SOLOS

2020-05-30T18:56:34+01:00 The Raver's Return|

Debates may rage, arguments follow and protests be lodged, but here are our all time favourite drum solos as performed and recorded by the giants of percussion. NOTE: A list of 100 great drum breaks and ‘swapped fours’ will follow but this may take some time for research and final agreement by a panel of judges including Lord Rimshot of the Institute of Rhythmic Studies.

8 05, 2020

1945 VE DAY MEMORIES

2020-05-08T13:39:39+01:00 The Raver's Return|

CELEBRATING VICTORY WITH TEA, CAKES & SWING When sirens wailed a farewell All-Clear, the roar of night time bombers ceased and the blast waves of detonating V1s and V2s subsided it was time to celebrate. And that’s just what thousands of children did at street parties held throughout London and the rest of country on May 8th, 1945. It may have been 75 years ago,