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Blondie drummer Clem Burke joins Protection Racket family

Laura  Barnes
Blondie drummer Clem Burke joins Protection Racket family

Clem Burke, drummer for Blondie, has joined Protection Racket’s roster of artists.

The iconic musicians, who is a longstanding member of the Grammy-award-winning band, and was recently included in Rolling Stones 100 Greatest Drummers Of All Time, has been kitted out with Protection Racket’s range of sturdy drum cases.

“When Protection Racket received a message from Blondie’s Clem Burke asking them to, ‘call me, call me any, anytime’ they didn’t leave him ‘hanging on the telephone’! It turns out he had been ‘Dreaming’ of Protection Racket cases for his drum kit for a ‘Longtime’,” said the firm in its pun-filled press release.

“‘One way or another’ Protection Racket decided they were gonna be Clem’s number one choice for cases by making them magnificent.”
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Considered one of pops greatest icons, Blondie achieved commercial success with ‘Atomic’, ‘Heart Of Glass’, ‘Sunday Girl’ and many more. Burke has also performed with the legendary Bob Dylan, Pete Townshend, Iggy Pop and Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics.

Seeing the musician with all his new drum cases, Dean Bowdery, Protection Racket founder and CEO, said it was “a sight worth seeing”.

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