Fifty-five years ago today a man named  Alan John Wren was born in Manchester. He’d become beloved to millions simply as “Reni”, and today, on The Stone Roses drummer’s birthday, indie617’s Paul Driscoll and I discussed the legendary drummer’s style, impact, and importance driving the beat behind one of England’s most important and celebrated bands.

Listen to the chat below, and be sure to check out the Made In Stone documentary currently streaming on Amazon Prime. It’s a good watch.

Audio by Adam 12.