Speaking of the ghosts that haunt us, there’s a drum break in the song “Amen, Brother” by The Winstons. You’ve heard it. You’ve heard it thousands of times. Here it is again (the normal, fast, and slow versions):
While out and about, I stumbled across (or had pointed out to me?) this documentary on this particular break, copyright, plagiarism, and all kinds of troublesome issues. This is a drumbeat that is everywhere and yet, I’d never even heard of the song “Amen, Brother” before I watched this movie. I think you’ll dig it:
So… that’s my recommendation for you this week.