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I became a big fan of Bobby’s and absorbed a huge amount from him. He perfected a fabulous drumming technique that I’d never seen before. Brilliant!
– Kenney Jones, drummer with Small Faces, The Faces and The Who
Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson had his eyes glued on Bobby. He turned to me with a look of fear and said, “Are all the drummers in England this good?!”
– Peter Asher, musician (Peter and Gordon), producer and manager
Very few drummers of Bobby's initial era could match his inventiveness, crispness and showmanship. He was a big influence – I lifted as many of his licks as I could! Bobby continues to be one of the greats – what a history.
– Max Weinberg, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band