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Bernard Purdie
Session drummer (respect, sunny and alot more)
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Bernard Lee "Pretty" Purdie 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 as a band leader and although he went on to record Alexander's Ragtime Band, the album remained unreleased until Soul Drums was reissued on CD in 2009 with the Alexander's Ragtime Band sessions. Other solo albums include Purdie Good, Soul Is ... Pretty Purdie and the soundtrack for the blaxploitation film Lialeh. In the mid-1990s he was a member of The 3B's, with Bross Townsend and Bob Cunningham. 
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June 11th, 1941 in Elkton (Age 79)
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ActiveYearsStartYear : 1958
AssociatedBand : James_Brown
AssociatedBand : Jeff_Beck
AssociatedBand : Hummingbird_(band)
AssociatedBand : Steely_Dan
AssociatedBand : Aretha_Franklin
AssociatedBand : Gil_Scott-Heron
AssociatedBand : King_Curtis
AssociatedBand : The_Rolling_Stones
AssociatedBand : Miles_Davis
AssociatedBand : Dizzy_Gillespie
AssociatedBand : Randy_Brecker
AssociatedBand : Quincy_Jones
AssociatedBand : Hall_&_Oates
AssociatedBand : Isaac_Hayes
AssociatedBand : Cat_Stevens
AssociatedBand : Hair_(musical)
AssociatedBand : Sgt._Pepper's_Lonely_Hearts_Club_Band_(soundtrack)
AssociatedMusicalArtist : James_Brown
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Jeff_Beck
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Hummingbird_(band)
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Steely_Dan
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Aretha_Franklin
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Gil_Scott-Heron
AssociatedMusicalArtist : King_Curtis
AssociatedMusicalArtist : The_Rolling_Stones
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Miles_Davis
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Dizzy_Gillespie
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Randy_Brecker
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Quincy_Jones
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Hall_&_Oates
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Isaac_Hayes
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Cat_Stevens
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Hair_(musical)
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Sgt._Pepper's_Lonely_Hearts_Club_Band_(soundtrack)
Background : non_vocal_instrumentalist
BirthYear : 1939
BirthMonthAndDay : 06-11
BirthDate : 1939-06-11
BirthPlace : Elkton,_Maryland
Genre : Soul_music
Genre : Rhythm_and_blues
Genre : Funk
Genre : Rock_music
Instrument : Drum_kit
RecordLabel : A&M_Records
RecordLabel : Atco_Records
RecordLabel : EMI_Records
RecordLabel : Capitol_Records
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