The chance to fill in on a Beatles world tour was beyond imagination. Jimmie Nicol almost didn’t get the gig – and when he did, nearly blew it.
Drummer Jimmie Nicol played eight shows with The Beatles then disappeared. Now his story has been optioned for a movie. The author of the underlying book shared some stories with us.
Fifty years of fans screaming out their adulation, and The Rolling Stones drummer has still got his eye on that elusive prize of perfection. Dig it.