Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Winstons: Amen Brother (The Break Explained)

We've heard this "Amen Brother"(1969) break by The Winstons time and time again, which also is nearly the same pattern as Clyde Stubblefield's "Funky Drummer"(1970) pattern as recorded by James Brown. The following video is posted on Youtube and it breaks down the history and use of the "Amen Brother" 5.2 second drum break in the middle of the song, which was a B-Side to their "Color Him Father" hit. Watch and learn...

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