Greatest Drummers of All TimeAKPickin
The Contenders: Page 9
He's just an incredibly underrated drummer, who deserves a spot for his immensely technical drumming, which has helped to define Radiohead's sound. Listen to Pyramid Song, 2+2=5, or Little By Little to understand why he belongs here.
Radiohead is amazing - havocmaker096
Everything looks easy with this guy. Listen to Radar Love. Great drumming. Good fat beat.
Phenomenal drummers of the Golden Earring!
The Tonight Show drummer. Loved the sideburns as well as the drumming.
21sr Century Schizoid Man and The Court of The Crimson King really show case how talented he is. The list seems like a popularity contest. Much better than Nick Mason and somehow Nick is extremely high.
Clearly nobody here has ever listened to 21st Century Schizoid Man...
Lenny the funkified ambidextrous drummer stylist. My greatest drummer... He drove the greatest supergroup in the world of Jazz RTF. Chick chose Lenny to compliment what he was doing and a monstergrew... Always placing music first... A powerful metronome in four zones with God controlling the puppet. Cue him up. I am already a believer.
Yay, Narada! He is also one killer composer as well
His drumming was so far ahead of it's time, he should have been considered an extraterrestrial... Light years ahead of eveyone else, except maybe for Cobham... but they were both branches off the same tree... listen to The Mahavishnu Orchestra to see how both these men were just off the cuff!
ABSOLUTELY one of the best ever period!
Jim Keltner, having played for Gary Wright, Steely Dan, The Traveling Wilburys, George Harrison, etc., he deserves to be on the Mount Olympus of drummers
I'm not sure why Keltner is so far down on this list, especially with so many little heard og, or downright unkown drummers on this list... This Man's accomplishments speak for themselves. He's done it all... Both studio and live playing. And I've seen him play live and he is nothing short of amazing. His time keeping is impecable, but he has real feel. He should be at least in the top 20 in my book anyday of the week. He is an integral part of music history and should be revered as such accordingly...
He could sing and drum at the same time. A legend.
Levon Helm, in my mind, was and always will be, The KING of groove and feel, as well as an amazing singer... having worked several of his shows as a stagehand before he died, I have first hand experience of this kind, gentle soul's ability and depth as THE consumate entertainer... I also believe that I have the last set of sticks he ever used in a live performance, as he gave them to me as a gift at his last show held at The Tarrytown Music Hall, in Tarrytown NY. He will be missed...V 1 Comment
Good, Solid Rock Drummer... loved him in Starship 1979 - 1981... But greatest, not so sure about that...
Zappa to Journey, from blues to rock to pop, Aynsley should be higher.
Hello!... Top 5 at least!... Probably top 3!... Time to get with the times people. Take the time to actually listen and watch this natural.
What I don't know how to compare him to Peart or Bonham stylistically but watching him play live is incredible. He is easily a top 5 drummer on this list.V 3 Comments
just listen to march of the pigs
Holds E Street together through all of Bruce's antics.
Max to the Max, he is just as intergral to The Boss just as Steve Van Zandt and the late Clarence Clemmons were
Agreed. No Love Lost one of my favorites and all about the drum energy. Many other tracks showcase his unique style. Not top ten, but definitely "honorable mention" material. - Kidkoffee
Drumming on age of consent is quite good
Unique on Technique.
Stephen Morris for the win, when it comes to his expertise with
The Joy Division and New Order, for which he was born to be a member of
Not that well known worldwide, but probably the best drummer that ever lived
I think he was one of the best drummers in the world
The best in the world.
He was so underestimate xV 3 Comments
The king himself, the drummer of Spandau ballet
Should be top 5
How the hell is Ash almost 300? NEEDS MORE VOTESV 1 Comment
Another drummer that is famous for his work in reggae, but has worked in other genres. In addition to spearheading the "DUB" movement in reggae, Sly has created beats in hip-hop, jazz, country, dancehall, pop and rock. His work with Kazumi Watanabi on the Mobo series is legendary; as well as being an early bandmate of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. - AKPickin
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