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Best drum intro?


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Posted on 31 Aug 2009 22:28:17 BDT
Truthsayer says:
'rock candy' by Montrose. Once you've heard it it'll be with you for ever.

In reply to an earlier post on 3 Sep 2009 16:45:05 BDT
jaimes moran says:
placebo, the never ending why

Posted on 3 Sep 2009 19:15:47 BDT
Last edited by the author on 3 Sep 2009 19:29:11 BDT
Some of my fave beaty intros:
'Rock and Roll' - Led Zeppelin. Bonzo at his best!
'We Close Tonight' - The Who. A gem on the reissued CD of 'Odds and Sods' - a beautifull Moonie opening!
'My Pal Foot-Foot' - The Shaggs. The extraordinary Helen Wiggin; missing link between Moe Tucker and Sandy West!
'Respectable' - Rolling Stones. Charlie sets up the store, and never lets it lag untill the bitter end. He's the man!
'Five Years' - David Bowie. Don't know who the drummer is, but those mournfull beats communicate so much before the song begins!
'Fifty Ways to leave your lover' - Paul Simon. Agree with this one all the way; it's just brilliant!
'Walk Don't Run' - The Ventures. Oh Yes!!!

Posted on 3 Sep 2009 19:24:09 BDT
The gorilla impersonating Phil Collins on the chocolate add

Posted on 4 Sep 2009 10:40:46 BDT
M. Scrivener says:
Sound and Vision - Bowie

Posted on 4 Sep 2009 12:06:49 BDT
Hello Felicia - if the version you have of Five Years is from the Ziggy Stardust album the drummer was Woody Woodmansey - who played on Bowie's albums from 1970-73.

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Sep 2009 15:37:03 BDT
S.C.H.: Ah thanks for the info there!

Actually I've always thought that Ringo's opening rolling on 'She Love's You' was a good 'un. He had his moments, you know...

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Sep 2009 16:24:39 BDT
phildee says:
I've always liked the drum intro to "Private Life" by The Pretenders - simple but effective

Posted on 4 Sep 2009 16:42:10 BDT
robert240960 says:
Dance With The Devil- Cozy Powell RIP- No intro, just drums!

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Sep 2009 16:52:59 BDT
Ian B says:
Lust for Life (Iggy Pop)

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Sep 2009 17:29:35 BDT
Jellybean says:
Absolutely no contest on this question, and I'm surprised it took so long for someone to suggest 'Stargazer', featuring the sorely missed Cozy. Good choice SCH and one of the best metal tracks of all time. Definitely Ronnie James Dio's finest 10 minutes too, if not Mr Blackmore's as well.

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Sep 2009 18:54:07 BDT
OH! 'Throttle' Powell! Yes he was great on the old skins. Terrible shame about Cozy; by all accounts he was also a smashing bloke...

Posted on 4 Sep 2009 19:33:04 BDT
Music man says:
Would agree with all so far. Add to the list
Ian Paice - Deep Purple - Pictures of Home from Machine Head

Posted on 14 Sep 2009 18:49:05 BDT
Colin Henser says:
I'm goin to throw in Dyers Eve by metallica, Lars at his best I think.

Posted on 14 Sep 2009 19:09:57 BDT
Micke says:
Life can be so nice - Prince

Posted on 15 Sep 2009 09:56:01 BDT
Tikka says:
Resurrection by Brian May - from Back to the Light (Cozy once again)

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2009 16:55:25 BDT
If you want to hear percussion galore!... listen to "Santana". but just for a "Drum intro" check out " cry of the wilderness. the " oneness" album, by
Mr. Carlos Santana.

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 15:00:37 GMT
D. J. Devine says:
Billion Dolar Babies by Neal Smith of the Alice Cooper group is out of this world

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 16:05:58 GMT
K.J.S. says:
Little Richard Keep a Knockin/Led Zeps Rock and Roll.

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 16:27:18 GMT
TheFoe says:
Sepultura - Territory', nice and heavy or Motorhead's 'One to sing the blues', subtlety was never there strong point, bloody good song though!

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 16:58:45 GMT
Carradale says:
Simple but effective....

Take the Money and Run - Steve Miller Band

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 17:29:46 GMT
Leftin says:
As always, writing these before reading yours...

1. You Fool No One (Ian Paice, Deep Purple Mk.3)
2. Lost in Hollywood (Cozy Powell, Rainbow)
3. Keep-a-Knocking (Buffin, Mott the Hoople)

No surprises there! Fireball was another great intro.

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Jan 2011 17:32:59 GMT
J. Bridger says:
How about

"Moving Away From The Pulsebeat" from Buzzcocks first album "Another Music in a Different Kitchen"?

Posted on 13 Jan 2011 13:01:58 GMT
James Warner says:
Sat In Your Lap - Kate Bush
Run Run Run - Jo Jo Gunne
Watching The Detectives - Elvis Costello
Ahhh Song - Stuffy/The Fuses
Priceless - Incubus
Truncation Of Love - Shock headed Peters
Some Blue Hive - North Atlantic Oscillation
Owner Of A Lonely Heart - Yes
Love In Flames - Be Bop Deluxe

Posted on 13 Jan 2011 14:12:48 GMT
New Rose - The Damned
Randy Scouse Git - The Monkees
Wholly Humble Heart (original album version) - Martin Stephenson & the Daintees
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