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Bernard Purdie Talks Beatles

Pretty As I Wanna Be, the story of Bernard Purdie. He did over 500 demos for Motown, and he happens to be the actual guy really playing drums on some of your favorite Beatles songs ! Bernard "Pretty" Purdie is the name James, Stevie, Aretha, and Marvin kept asking...

Bernard Purdie – History of Recording Website

Bernard Lee "Pretty" Purdie (born June 11, 1939) is an American session drummer, and is considered an influential and innovative exponent of funk. He is known for his strict musical time keeping and "The Purdie Shuffle". Purdie recorded Soul Drums (1968) as a band...

BEATLES FANS: Who Opened for the Beatles at Shea in 1965?

The film captures not only the concert, the attendance of which was 55,600,[5] the largest Beatles concert up to that time, but also the events leading up to the concert, including the Beatles' helicopter ride from Manhattan to Flushing Meadows, their preparation in...