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Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time #3006532 09/04/19 05:47 PM
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Here's a fun one. Rick Beato has done videos for best keyboard, electric and acoustic guitar intros... and now adds drums!

Are any of your favorites missing?


Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3007748 09/12/19 01:45 PM
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I would say "Brick House" by the Commodores should've been on that list. This list seemed to have been more rock focused. Great songs nonetheless.


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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3008746 09/19/19 05:30 PM
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Yeah, I suspect everyones list will be a little different. Here are some of my "honorable" mentions:

Rush - Digital Man and tom Sawyer (heck, Neil Pert could have his own top 20!)
Beatles - Come Together
INXS - Need You Tonight
Dave Matthews Band - Ants Marching (just snare on 2&4, what?!)
Led Zeppelin - Good Times Bad Times
Brubeck - Take 5 (not a huge jazz guy, but talk about iconic!)
John Mayer - Belief
REM - It's The End Of The World
Rolling Stones - Honky Talk Woman
Safaris - Wipeout (loved this when I was a kid!)

Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3009684 09/25/19 09:28 PM
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Well since you mentioned “Jazz” I’ll also include one of my favorite intros by Herbie Hancock called “Good Question.” Tony Williams on drums with Jaco Pastorious on bass.
Herbie


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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3017786 11/28/19 10:14 PM
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Deep Purple - Fireball
Cheap Trick - I Want You to Want Me
The Doors - Break on Through
Spooky Tooth - Waiting for the Wind
Guess Who - When You Touch Me
Guess Who - No Time
Rolling Sones - Get Off of My Cloud

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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3017801 11/29/19 03:38 AM
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I've got no business being here, but I saw the thread title and got curious.
First song that popped into my head was:
Ain't to Proud to Beg/Temptations
2 beats of iconic, instantly recognizable brilliance that has been copied and imitated for decades!


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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3017821 11/29/19 04:27 PM
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Hawaii Five-O is still probably my fave. love rocker

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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3017947 11/30/19 07:11 PM
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Lots of great stuff!

Do It Again by Steely Dan...


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Re: Top 20 Drum Intros of All Time [Re: Brian McConnon] #3017988 11/30/19 11:30 PM
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David Garibaldi!



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