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Cheeky little face!

Paicey reacts to a Burn cover of an 11-year old Japanese drummer Yoyoka Soma.

9 Comments to “Cheeky little face!”:

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    Adel Faragalla says:

    As much as you admire the young talent you need to admire the master more. Respect is the best learning tool.
    Going back the RHOF cermoney it’s shame that this song was not played live to the audience (Sorry if I annoyed Mr Gillan with my last comment 🤐)

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    Micke says:


  3. 3
    Uwe Hornung says:

    The kid is great!

  4. 4
    Brock Chadwick says:

    I dislike the “Reaction” craze. Why “react” when you can create or perform?

    Why tune in to a “reaction” when you could listen to the song for yourself instead? Does someone else’s “reaction” change your opinion of the song?

    Let’s put an end to this stupid fad.

    Let’s hear your angry responses to my observation.

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    Rob says:

    Brock #4 I cannot agree. In fact, I re-read your post whilst recording my reactions. I am rather pleased with the result and intend to put it on YouTube. If I do, will you please watch it and record your reactions? That would be a clip worth seeing! All the best to everyone in Purpleland and here’s hoping for a better new year.

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    DeeperPurps says:

    Brock @ 6, I am going to hazard a guess that most people who are watching reaction videos are already quite familiar with the songs they are witnessing the reactors hear for the first time.

    My take on reaction videos is that we the audience are pleased to see the exact moment when our favourite songs are being discovered for the very first time by somebody else, seeing the expression of surprise on their faces, seeing them find new pathways of musical discovery – that is the joy of sharing in a music listening experience.

    That’s also the reason why we like to attend concerts…..to share in the collective joy of experiencing music with hundreds or thousands of others; and seeing other concert goers enjoying themselves at the same time as we are.

    Let people enjoy music as they wish!!….not everyone has the time, ability, or resources to pursue the playing of music as a hobby or career. People enjoy music they like to hear, in the way the wish to experience it. To those who don’t like reaction videos, they simply don’t have to watch them. Those who do enjoy those videos, it is their right, their choice.

    There are far better things to do in life than sitting in judgement of others’ tastes.

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    MacGregor says:

    Have to agree with Brock in a way, we live in a ‘look at me’ society these days. I definitely do not search the web looking for other people playing someone else’s music. However, some times it can be an enjoyable experience when one stumbles upon something different. In regards to the young drummer playing Burn, the only reason i watched it was to see what Ian Paice thought of it & most of us are probably watching Paice’s clips on all things music lately. He has a good way of talking, observing, reminiscing etc, all good!
    It is easy to copy something to an extent, much more difficult to come up with it in the first place, well for some of us it can be. I place a lot of importance on originality, creating something from nothing . Call me old fashioned. I am not taking anything away from this youngsters ability mind, very clever indeed!
    Wasn’t Mozart creating his own music at an even younger age? The joys of youth eh? Cheers.

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    Andrew M says:

    Adam Smith explained reaction videos in 1759:

    “When we have read a book or poem so often that we can no longer find any amusement in reading it by ourselves, we can still take pleasure in reading it to a companion. To him it has all the graces of novelty; we enter into the surprise and admiration which it naturally excites in him, but which it is no longer capable of exciting in us; we consider all the ideas which it presents, rather in the light in which they appear to him, than in that in which they appear to ourselves, and we are amused by sympathy with his amusement, which thus enlivens our own.” Theory of Moral Sentiments, 1,1,2.

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    Andrea says:

    Dear fellow die-hards

    This is the very first time I EVER commented on something on the internet. Usually I resort to the Dirty Harry Way of thinking about opinions, but today I stand corrected.

    I just HAVE to voice this opinion publicly: how very surprised, pleased, simply proud I am to be a Deep Purple fan, to belong in one way or another to a seemingly very special group of people, who are able to discuss things on a very high and detailed level, without name-calling or hateful speech.
    I find there is hope for mankind yet.

    Please 2021 let us have the chance one more time to witness this group of exceptionally gifted virtuosos do what they do best:celebrate, live and breathe the love for music and, ultimately, for life itself.
    Love and Peace to you all out there and have a better 2021

    P.S. Isn`t it amazing how open-minded Paicey is, I`m having so much fun on his channel

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