There’s a song by a group called The Winstons that came out in 1969 that you probably don’t know, but you KNOW at least 7 seconds of it (starts at 01:26):
That 7 second drum solo is the most sampled drum break of all time. You’ve heard it all throughout multiple genres of contemporary music.
The list goes on and on…in fact you can see it here.
It’s been 46 years and thanks to a gofundme campaign, the leader of The Winstons has finally seen some of the cash that should have been coming to him all along. Find out how much here..
Here’s one more listen of ‘The Amen Break’, actually 3 more listens. Normal speed, fast speed, and slow speed: