Needs more cowbell.
My normally brilliant favorite dictionary (Amer. Herit. 4th Ed.) has this:
A pattern of drumbeats characterized by four basic beats and alternating left-handed and right-handed strokes on the successive primary beats. [Probably imitative.]
“Probably imitative”? Probably?
(My own def.: paradiddle: a diddle that jumps out of airplanes.)
And his cousin’s a comedian. The doctor’s stethoscope picks up rimshots.
But can his heart do ’Take Five" in 5/4?
Despite his beret, Al is no Jerry Jazzman, let alone Joe Morello.
you stroke out with this one!<yellow
I thought Al played the saxophone. Maybe drums too, I guess?
all around talented guy
I’m going to tell my cardiologist he’s been wrong. I actually have an atrial paradiddle.
Huh. I always thought it was taradiddle. Why would I want a pair of white lies?
Does he know the difference between a paradiddle and a flamadiddle?