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How Guitarists Sometimes View the Drummer —Video

We've all said it: "A drummer is nothing more than a glorified vintage tractor that keeps perfect time."

No? Well, I've said it.

Anyway, here's a YouTube video that shows how some guitar players perceive drummers — implying that a miked-up vintage tractor can do just as fine a job, minimalist drum solo and all.

Watch as the two guitarists and one bassist perform "Sweet Georgia Brown" with the tractor in question.

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.