Drumming is the musical equivalent of "jumpers for goalposts". Photographer Chris Payne chats to drummers and percussionists from all genres about their early memories of drumming, and what they played on before they had a kit.
#FBW003: Andy Paresi
Andy Paresi is probably best known for drumming on Morrissey's first three albums - "Viva Hate", "Bona Drag" and "Kill Uncle". I chat to Andy about his early memories of drumming and demonstrates drum parts from some of Morrissey's most important songs on his kitchen table. You can hear Andy talk more about his time as Morrissey's drummer in this helpfully titled radio programme - "I Was Morrissey's Drummer":http://www.curtainsforradio.co.uk/music/i-was-morrisseys-drummer/iwmd-2009-2/Here's Excerpt From A Teenage Opera by Keith West:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEED9Iyk124And Buck's Fizz on TOTP with five drummers - 80s perfection:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urHZ2yucpzM You can view all the Flash Bang Wallop portraits at https://www.flashwallop.co.uk/
#FBW002: Clem Cattini
Clem Cattini is simply a drumming legend. A founder member of The Tornados, he has drummed on over forty UK number one hit singles.Chris talks to Clem about life as a session musician, working with Lou Reed, T Rex, Joe Cocker, Paul Weller and many more. You can view Clem's portrait here: https://www.flashwallop.co.uk/clem-cattini www.flashwallop.co.uk Twitter: @flashwallop Instagram: @flashwallop
#FBW001: Mike Joyce
Chris speaks to Mike Joyce, drummer from The Smiths, about his early years as a drummer, his influences and drumming style.