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Top 10 Rhythm and Blues Drum Performances

Note: stay tuned over the coming months each of these “plain” lists is replaced with a full blog post with commentary on the items on the list (and, in some cases, the items that didn’t make the cut).

  1. Al Jackson, Jr.: “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)” by Al Green
  2. Ziggy Modeliste: “Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley” by Lee Dorsey
  3. Benny Benjamin: “Uptight” by Stevie Wonder
  4. Sherman Ferguson: “Ain’t It The Truth” by Catalyst
  5. Bernard Purdie: “The Needle’s Eye” by Gil Scott-Heron
  6. Milt Turner: “What’d I Say” by Ray Charles
  7. Stevie Wonder: “Superstition”
  8. Clyde Stubblefield: “Cold Sweat” by James Brown
  9. Earl Palmer: “Tutti Frutti by Little Richard
  10. Harold Brown: “Why Can’t We Be Friends” by War

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