Buddy Rich: Stick tricks, solos and the Muppets

A look at some of our favourite Buddy clips


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On this day 93 years ago one of the finest drummers the world has ever seen was born – Buddy Rich. To mark the day we've put together a handful of our favourite Buddy moments.

Here's a trio of classic clips, from the sublime to the ridiculous, stick tricks, the Muppets and gravity-defying solos.

YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgaD54YcXpAYouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erE8WTngaAYYouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhPb5GP7c3g