Great grooves to work on

Push pull stroke

Platinum Member
I’m slowly working my way through difficult/fun grooves, in a variety of styles. The list I’m working on includes

1. The Funky Drummer Groove
2. The Purdie Half-time shuffle, and related ones like the Porcaro groove from “Rosanna”

I also work on the basic clave rhythm as well, and I’d like to spice that up.

What you got for me?
 

beatdat

Senior Member
Brand X - Nuclear Burn
Frank Zappa - Dong Work for Yuda
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds of Fire
Paul Simon - Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
The Raconteurs - Steady as She Goes
Robbie Robertson - Somewhere Down The Crazy River
Steely Dan - Kid Charlamagne
Steve Earl - Copperhead Road
Steve Hackett - A Tower Struck Down
Tower of Power - What is Hip?
 

Push pull stroke

Platinum Member
Brand X - Nuclear Burn
Frank Zappa - Dong Work for Yuda
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds of Fire
Paul Simon - Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
The Raconteurs - Steady as She Goes
Robbie Robertson - Somewhere Down The Crazy River
Steely Dan - Kid Charlamagne
Steve Earl - Copperhead Road
Steve Hackett - A Tower Struck Down
Tower of Power - What is Hip?
I’ll take a listen to those
 

moxman

Silver Member
Tommy Igoe has an 'essential grooves' poster if you can find it. One giant page of great grooves for various genres. Find it and pin it on a wall!
BTW - La Grange is a 'Killer shuffle' with the hands.. just 1 and 3 with the kick.
 

Jeremy Bender

Platinum Member
Another is from Phil Collins, his unique funk beat in Dodo-Lurker begins shortly after the beginning.
 
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RickP

Gold Member
Led Zeppelin- Fool in the rain
Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
Both of these are all about the feel .

Box Scaggs - Lido Shuffle - Jeff Porcaro kills it here .

Benny Goodman - Sing Sing Sing - Gene Krupa - Truly shoeing the world drums could be a solo instrument .

Paul Simon - 50 Ways to leave your Lover - Steve Gadd with an almost militaristic groove .
 

hawksmoor

Senior Member
Ain't Nobody by Rufus & Chaka Khan, with JR Robinson driving covers band drummers mad for nearly 40 years, especially on the chorus.
 
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