Play the Top 10 Drum Beats of All Time

Learn how to play the best drum beats in the world.

Today, we’ll show you how to play the top 10 beats in the world according to Rhythm magazine. Each drum lesson has an instruction video and printable notes PDF.

The Funky Drummer
James Brown (Clyde Stubblefield)
Learn the Funky beat here

When the Levee Breaks
Led Zeppelin (John Bonham)
Learn the Levee beat here

Cissy Strut
Meters (Zigaboo Modeliste)
Learn the Cissy beat here

Take Five
Dave Brubeck (Joe Morello)
Learn the Take Five beat here

Back in Black
AC/DC (Phil Rudd)
Learn the Back in Black beat here

Won’t Get Fooled Again
Who (Keith Moon)
Learn the Won’t Get Fooled beat here

Sing, Sing, Sing
Benny Goodman Orchestra (Gene Krupa)
Learn the Sing Sing Sing beat here

Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana (Dave Grohl)
Learn the Teen Spirit beat here

Ballroom Blitz
Sweet (Mick Tucker)
Learn the Blitz beat here

Cold Sweat
James Brown (Clyde Stubblefield)
Learn the Cold Sweat beat here