Feb 252008

We’re a little late on this new item, but I’d forgotten all about this story. In light of Scott Halpin‘s passing, why not take a few moments to reflect on just about any young rock musician’s dream? Here’s a link to an NPR interview with Halpin, who was recruited from the audience at a 1973 San Francisco show to sub in for a wasted Keith Moon. Following is a clip of the young man’s trial by fire!

I know Townsman Chickenfrank once did mop-up duty for a member of The Replacements. Anyone else ever get such a last-minute call, even for a local band?

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  One Response to “Another Who Drummer Dies”

  1. hrrundivbakshi

    Yeesh, but that clip is lame. Through only partial fault of the drummer, I might add.

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