The Beatles’ Top 10 Drumming Moments

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“He’s Not Even The Best Drummer In The Beatles!”

The Beatles may have joked about Ringo Starr’s drumming abilities, saying that he wasn’t even “the best drummer in The Beatles!”, but it goes without saying that Ringo was an integral part of The Beatles’ sound and that without him, they couldn’t have existed. There’s a reason why they fired Pete Best and replaced him with Ringo:

The left handed drummer had an ear for rhythm that was unmatched, and while his drumming in The Beatles sounds simple, it’s the fact that it’s so simple that makes his drumming so incredibly complicated to imitate or replicate!

Here are the 10 best examples of Ringo Starr’s amazing contribution to The Beatles. Whether it’s a catchy, upbeat snare drum rhythm or a heavily textured drum fill, Ringo’s drumming in all of these Beatles classics sum up all of the reasons why he’s one of the best at what he does!

10. “Sit Right Down And Cry Over You” (Live At The BBC, 1963)

9. “Tomorrow Never Knows” (Revolver, 1966)

8. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967)

7. “Your Mother Should Know” (Magical Mystery Tour, 1967)

6. “And I Love Her” (A Hard Day’s Night, 1964)

5. “Thank You Girl” (The Beatles’ Second Album In The U.S., 1963)

4. “Birthday” (The White Album, 1968)

3. “You Never Give Me Your Money” (Abbey Road, 1969)

2. “Rain”

1. “The End” (Abbey Road, 1969)

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