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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Ho Ho Hunsperger: Muppet Drum Set

All about that bass (drum) 
By Kevin Hunsperger
@kevinhunsperger & @my123cents on Twitter
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In the late 70's and early 80's I was obsessed with the Muppet Show and the subsequent series of movies that followed.  I had the toys, wore the clothes and drank from the Muppet line of glasses.  So it was only natural that Santa Claus would bring Muppet gifts for several years.

I was about seven years old the year I woke up and was stunned to find a Muppet drum set sitting next to our Christmas tree.  The silence of the morning quickly came to an end as I grabbed the sticks and started banging away.  The bass featured Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem and the kit was already out of the box and ready to go.

I had no musical talent then or now.  But I loved crashing away on that set, using the foot peddle on the bass as it made a booming sound.  For good measure I'd smash the cymbals, likely giving everyone in the house a headache.  I never became a rock star, but I had a lot of fun creating my own kind of music. 


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