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Son Of Yardbirds Drummer Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges
Son Of Yardbirds Drummer Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges
The son of Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty has pleaded guilty to child porn charges stemming from a 2008 arrest. Simon Jasper McCarty was arrested at Hilo Airport in Hawaii after photos of nude children fell out of his bag while being examined by a TSA officer. An additional search of his laptop and hard drive turned up over 400 still images and 200 video clips of child pornography.
David Bowie, Paul Simon Percussionist Ralph MacDonald Dies at 67
David Bowie, Paul Simon Percussionist Ralph MacDonald Dies at 67
Percussionist Ralph MacDonald, the hidden force behind platinum selling songs and albums from artists like David Bowie, Paul Simon and Jimmy Buffett, died on Sunday (Dec. 18) at age 67. Known as “the ghost,” MacDonald’s Caribbean style on congas and dozens of other hand drums and music-makers helped make artists big enough to be recognized by first name — Aretha, Luther, Stevie — only get bigger.