A Favorite TV Moment

December 18, 2013
Author Article Fun Music

In 1982, British chat show host was interviewing Kenny Everett, Roy Castle and the legendary drummer Buddy Rich. Castle persuaded Rich to start drumming a rhythm without proper drums, just using sticks and loose change. Then followed one of my all-time favorite TV moments, as Castle tap-danced, Rich provided rhythm, and a sudden, secret, extra equally legendary guest made a surprise appearance. This is pure gold! the fun starts at 6:30.

In the second video clip, something else very special happens, that wouldn't happen today. Two of the world's musical megastars start jamming with no rehearsal, with a studio band that also were not aware of what they were going to do. Yet it works spectacularly well. This is entertainment at its very, very best…

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