Recomended Listening List

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Listening List

Rhythm magazine recently published a bookazine book entitled ‘The 100 Greatest Drum Beats and How to Play Them’. All though arguably not conclusive the list is certainly an ideal starting point for any student(s) looking to broaden their musical horizons. I recommend that all students take the time to listen to these great songs and check out the drummers that helped create them.

Here is a list of just 25 of those great songs and the band / artists that performed them.

50 Ways ToLeave Your Lover – Paul Simon

Back In Black – ACDC

Bat Country – Avenged Sevenfold

Black Night – Deep Purple

Call Me – Blondie

Cissy Strut – The Meters

Come Together – The Beatles

Dance With The Devil – Cozy Powell

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police

Funky Drummer – James Brown

Give It Away – The Red Hot Chili Peppers

In The Air Tonight – Phil Collins

Ironman – Black Sabbath

No One Knows – Queens of the Stone Age

Rock And Roll – Led Zeppelin

Rock With You – Michael Jackson

Rosanna – Toto

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

Spirit Of Radio – Rush

Sunday Bloody Sunday – U2

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Take Five – Dave Brubeck

The Trooper – Iron Maiden

When The Levee Breaks – Led Zeppelin

Wont Get Fooled Again – The Who

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