Drummer Waits For Gas, Uses Time Along Highway To Practice

Out of gas, a drummer in Baltimore, Md., pulled off onto the side of the interstate to wait for help. While waiting, he pulled out his drum kit and practiced. The highway department came with some gas.

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. A drummer in Baltimore pulled off the interstate yesterday, out of gas. So he pulled his drum kit out of the trunk and sat up on the shoulder and played along with traffic. When a state trooper pulled up, drummer boy explained he was just biding his time until help arrived, practicing his chops. He got away without a ticket and with the gift of gas from the highway department. Rock on. It's MORNING EDITION.

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