Top Ten Classic Rock Drummers
This List consist of the best drummers in classic rock bands. Metal bands and any modern band are disscluded.
The Top Ten
1 John Bonham
John Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 in Redditch, United Kingdom. Bonham (nicknamed Bonzo) was a professional hard rock drummer who was best known for being the drummer in the band Led Zeppelin. Bonham was also one of the background singers in the band. His drumming is mainly displayed on the ...read more.
There is literally no reason under ANY circumstances that Bonzo should not be in first. Actually if He is ever not in first I will press my magic button and obliterate the entire top tens list website. - Cheese567
2 Keith Moon
I can't decide between Bonzo and Moon, but I'm gonna add a comment to Moon because he's just amazing on the drums. Him and Bonzo are just drum gods! I can't decide who's better! - MontyPython
3 Neil Peart
Neil Ellwood Peart, OC (born September 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Canada) is a Canadian-American musician and author, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances. V 1 Comment
4 Mitch Mitchell
John Ronald "Mitch" Mitchell was an English drummer who was best known for his work in the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
5 Stewart Copeland
Stewart Armstrong Copeland is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the drummer for the English-American rock band The Police and for his film and video game soundtracks.
6 Ginger Baker
7 Nick Mason
Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is an English musician and composer, best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd.
8 Don Henley
Donald Hugh "Don" Henley is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career.
9 Phil Collins
Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
10 Ringo Starr
Richard Starkey, MBE, known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
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