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There's a good reason why John Robinson Jr. was so busy during the 80's recording drums for some of the biggest names in music - because he was so good at it! It's not just the notes but the way he plays them that matter.
Most drummers seem to forget that Roger Taylor was also able to bust out some almighty drum fills. When thinking of Roger, drummers think of the opening hi-hat on the backbeat or the great feel he had. Drummers seem to forget the mutli-tom run down he played during Fat Bottomed Girls...well, he did play it and here it is
Of all the drum fills that Dave Grohl ever recorded, this one has to be the most popular. Again and again drummers are talking about this amazing little drum lick from the song No One Knows. Lets find out what all the fuss is about below.
Harvey Mason not only plays some amazing drum grooves in this song but also some incredible fills as well. Take this one below, it's an adventure in orchestration and rhythmic variation. Lets take a closer look at it now.
The way Ginger took the snare drum back beat and reversed it on beat 1 and 3 of the bar during the verse grooves is quite unique. Ginger also peppered the song with great little drum fills, starting with the intro to the song shown below.
Ringo rarely had moments on record to truly shine, so when he did get an opportunity drummers noticed. This eight bar drum solo, packed with little drumming gems, is definitely one of Ringo's finest and helps to demonstrate that he was a truly great drummer!
This Motown tune has all of the classic signature parts, the drum beats, the drum sound and of course this classic Motown drum fill intro. How many times have you heard this fill on a recording before?!
One of the truly great masters of the drums, Mitch Mitchell's snare drum work on the song Hey Joe is simply amazing. We're going to take a look at four wonderful drum fills from this classic, starting with this first drum fill below.