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VIDEO OF THE DAY: ‘Grandma Drummer’ Proves Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die
July 19, 2013
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Charlie Watts better watch out. The Rolling Stones drummer could have some competition from another senior citizen who's pretty great on the skins.

Just watch the video above. See that Golden Girl in pink? According to staff at the Coalition Drum Shop in La Crosse, Wisconsin, she recently wandered into their shop. Once she was behind a kit, this mystery woman stormed into a solo -- and dig that fancy stick work at the 12 second mark.  

"We have no idea where this lady came from, what her name is, or where she went," wrote one of the music store's staffers on their YouTube page. Just be thankful they weren't too gobsmacked to get it on tape.

We all know acts like the Stones and The Who have kept on rocking into senior citizenship, but there's something more inspiring about watching a regular, real-life Baba (O'Riley?) hit the skins.

Bonus video! Here she is trying out one of the store's double bass pedals:



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