Drums

Stewart Copeland’s Drums On The Block

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Well. the auction is over.

This was the set he used to record and tour for the entirety of the Police's life.

Winning bid of $121,600.00

Not a bad return on a kit he got for free from Tama for being a sponsored drummer.

Stewart Copeland's Drums

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On the auction site there are 3 Police videos and in this video Sting announces that this is the first public performance of Message In A Bottle. I know I've played that song probably thousands of times in my life so imagine how many times The Police have played it.

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Why would he sell those drums? I heard about this when it was up for auction but no indicator why.

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uhhh...$121,600 reasons?

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Per the auction site, it looks like he put them into storage in 1990, so they haven't been used for over a quarter century (!?). I am sure he has another set or two around somewhere should he get the urge to wail on the skins again.

Perhaps he's not the sentimental type.

Me? I still have the first guitar I ever owned, and it's been more than 35 years since I so much as touched it. Don't really know why I keep it around but I just can't bring myself to sell it.

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Now Roxanne can quit her day job.

Er, night job.

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I saw the Police reunion tour 10 years ago. The concert started with just Andy onstage playing the opening riff.

Love the original video.

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Speaking of Stewart Copeland, who is looking forward to the Copeland/Belew headed band, Gizmondrome?

Edit: I really need to stop posting without my glasses on.

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Speaking of Stewart Copeland, who is looking forward to the Copeland/Belew headed band, Gizmondrome?

Edit: I really need to stop posting without my glasses on.

– crowbone

Gizmodrome

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I hadn't heard of Gizmo, but I'll be onboard for that.

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Speaking of Stewart Copeland, who is looking forward to the Copeland/Belew headed band, Gizmondrome?

Edit: I really need to stop posting without my glasses on.

– crowbone

Still spelled wrong. Maybe you need a new prescription?


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