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    Hey paradiddle,

    I was browsing around a tab site and ran into this. Are YOU the drummer the transcriber was talking about by chance, that called the intro to meanstreet a "paradiddle" here?

    No huge deal, but I thought to myself "Hey self", "what a coinkydink that would be!" [img]smile.gif[/img]

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    I doubt that's him because they said MeanStreetS. Para would know better than that. At least I would hope so. Out.
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    I hear THAT But how common is the phrase or word "paradiddle"?
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    I believe I remember p. diddle saying once that "paradiddle" is a drummin' term and that lrll rlrr or whatever he had (has?) for a signature was what a paradiddle is.

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    Hey guys, sorry I've been such a slave to the man lately.

    No, I didn't do that particular transcription, and I'm not so sure it's an actual paradiddle Eddie's doing on Mean Streets. However, what he is doing could be a type of paradiddle that has been altered to make up that particular rhythm.

    A paradiddle is a drum rudiment that is very common in many drummer's styles. It quite easy and very adapable to various instruments, which is why it's so popular. Simply, it is Right Left Right Right, Left Right Left Left, or RLRR LRLL. Pretty soon you get real fast.

    You can also rearrange it into other rudiments, which is basically what Ed's doing. For example a paradiddlediddle is RLRRLL LRLLRR. Same concept of doubling one hand and alternating to do the same with the other.

    Ed is well known to be a rhythmic genius, so by alternating his slapping between hands it becomes a sycopated, pararhythmic intro, which sounds really fucking cool!

    Hope this helps...

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    Welp....not sure what you just said there, but it sounded pretty fuckin coooool. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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    HA! Now try explaining what a "flamadiddle" is!

    I think it's something only drummers can understand.

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    ...Hey diddle diddle with the kitty in the middle...

    I don't know what he said, but I likes the way that whiteboy said it!!!

    I remember one thread a long, long time ago when I was try'n to say that I dug Al's drum fills at the end of Humans Bein'...here come the judge, Vinnie Velvet, dude wowed me with some serious drum jivin'!!!!!!

    ...Diamond Dave cracked me up on one bootleg when he complemented Ray Luzier by sayin' that afta you hear him, you'll never be afraid in a war zone 'gain('xcept he said it a LOT cooler...)

    ...make that ol' fiddle talk,boy... [img]graemlins/devil.gif[/img]

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    Oh geeze, you guys are right. I could talk drum jargon all day, put ya'll right to sleep!

    Oh, and that flamadiddle, now there's the shit! Makes your brain hurt to speed that puppy up! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    RLRR LRLL

 

 

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