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BLACK BEAUTY

Pos­si­bly the most evoca­tive name in drum history, the de­scrip­tion Black Beauty was ac­tu­ally coined by Slinger­land be­fore Lud­wig

BRASS BEAUTY

From the be­gin­ning Lud­wig and Lud­wig’s snare drums fea­tured brass shells. Ap­ply­ing black nickel ‘gun metal’ fin­ish even­tu­ally led to the Black Beauty tag

SWEET HOME CHICAGO

The Lud­wig brothers started out in Chicago and Lud­wig would even­tu­ally be­came ‘the most fa­mous name on drums’

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