The 20 most recognizable drum beats (Drumeo)

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This isn't a ranking list, but feel free to argue about what was omitted anyway.:glasses7:
 

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Here's a cheat sheet if you don't want to wade through the whole video:
20. “Billion Dollar Babies” – Alice Cooper (0:44)
19. “Take Five” – Dave Brubeck Quartet (3:41)
18. “Crazy Train” – Ozzy Osbourne (5:01)
17. “Tom Sawyer” – Rush (7:23)
16. “The Ballroom Blitz” – Sweet (9:44)
15. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” – Twisted Sister (11:41)
14. “Sing, Sing, Sing” – Benny Goodman (13:50)
13. “Hot For Teacher” – Van Halen (15:31)
12. “Cissy Strut” – The Meters (18:04)
11. “Funky Drummer” – James Brown (19:23)
10. “Fool In The Rain” – Led Zeppelin (21:42)
9. “Superstition” – Stevie Wonder (23:58)
8. “Walk This Way” – Aerosmith (26:27)
7. “Sunday Bloody Sunday” – U2 (27:56)
6. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana (30:15)
5. “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover” – Paul Simon (32:08)
4. “Wipe Out” – The Surfaris (34:32)
3. “Come Together” – The Beatles (36:37)
2. “Rosanna” – Toto (38:34)
1. “We Will Rock You” – Queen (41:41)
 

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You shook Me also has a unique (as in recognizable by itself with no pitched instruments) beat. It probably belongs on the list simply for having such a beat and being utterly inescapable.
 

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How about
Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins
 


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