Percussion & Accessories

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Ringo playing his Ludwig Expando bongos. Gary Astridge historian lecturer curator
Gary visits Jeff Chonis & Ringo at sound check and reminds Ringo of the Ludwig Expando bongos he played in the the recording studio and on the film A Hard Day's Night.
Ludwig Tunable Expando Bongos
Ludwig Expando Bongos
Here's a set of Ludwig tunable EXPANDO bongos (Model # 2357) with calfskin heads as seen in the movie A Hard Day's Night. Note the rototom tuning design.
Ringo playing his Ludwig Expando bongos. Gary Astridge historian lecturer curator
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Ludwig Expando Bongo red felt
Ringo's Starr's ASBA conga drums. Gary Astridge historian lecturer.
Ringo's Starr's ASBA conga drums. Gary Astridge historian lecturer.
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Here's Ringo using his set of ASBA congas. If anyone has a lead on where these originals might be, let me know. (Gary@RingosBeatleKits.com)
Ringo Starr playing timpani drums. Gary Astridge historian lecturer.
Ringo using a set of timpani drums during the recording of Every Little Thing.
Beatles tabla drum. Ringo Starr's 1965 Ludwig Super Classic bass drum. Gary Astridge historian lecturer curator.
These are a set of Tabla drums found at Abbey Road studios.
Ludwig hi hat tambourine bar. Beatles. Gary Astridge historian lecturer. Ringo Starr - Let It Be
Ludwig hi hat tambourine bar. Beatles. Gary Astridge historian lecturer. Ringo Starr - Let It Be
Here is the hi hat tambourine bar (aka Tamba Ching) used during the Get Back/Let It Be sessions.
Thanks to my friend, Tam Rankin, for his research providing the ad. 
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Ringo Starr's 1960 Premier drum kit and bongos. Gary Astridge historian lecturer curator.
Here's a set of Premier bongos that Ringo purchased with his Premier kit in September 1960.
Beatles tambourines. Gary Astridge historian lecturer.
These two Ludwig tambourines were used during the recording of Hey Bulldog. Interesting to see Paul using a tea towel to help protect his hand from blistering. These tambourines are very heavy and hard to control over a period of time.