George "Spanky" McCurdy (born June 28, 1981) is an American gospel/soul/pop/hip-hop drummer.
Spanky has toured with Lady Gaga, Kanye, Diddy, The Backstreet Boys, Jill Scott, and Floetry.
He has also collaborated with Queen Latifah, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Q-tip, Bubba Sparxxx, Nas, Brandy, and Tye Tribbett, among others.
George McCurdy grew up in Olney, a neighborhood located in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At about age four, George was given the nickname "Spanky" and has gone by it ever since. Spanky's love for music began at an early age.
Growing up, he attended Settlement Music School then subsequently attended Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University, and received lessons from the famous drummer Little John Roberts.
In May 2013, Spanky and Hudson Music released an instructional DVD on drumming called "Off Time/On Time".
In the DVD, Spanky explains and demonstrates various drumming concepts in order to teach viewers new creative drum techniques.