Bossa Rio – Eleanor Rigby

I don’t like The Beatles. I actually think they are the most over-rated band in the history of music. However, I do like 2 of their songs “Eleanor Rigby” and “Come Together“. Given their immense popularity, there are hundreds of READ MORE…

The Shirelles – Ain’t No Sunshine

The Shirelles, from Passaic, NJ (holla!), are best known for their string of hits in the early 1960’s. Songs like “Mama Said“, “Dedicated to the one I Love“, “Soldier Boy“, and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” were chart toppers pre-dating READ MORE…

Peter Nero Break

Peter Nero was one of those easy listening/lounge guys who made a slew of cover albums in the 1960’s and 1970’s. He’s been sampled before but has managed to stay mostly under the radar in comparison to dudes like James READ MORE…

Mt. Airy Groove

I’ve always admired the mentality of Jazz artists. They’ve never been afraid to experiment, especially when it comes to using new instruments, new sounds, and merging with genres. Hip-Hop was starting to explode in the early 1980’s and several Jazz READ MORE…

Glass Bottle Breaks

Guess I was wrong! I was going through my rock LP’s today looking for some new breaks to post up, and I came across another LP by the group The Glass Bottle. I posted up a b-boy break from The READ MORE…

Motown Drum Break

When people think of Motown Records artists like Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, and Smokey Robinson come to mind – not Reuben Howell. I don’t have any information on him and I couldn’t find any on the internet either. His debut, READ MORE…

Hard Rock Drums

Detective was an English/American rock group from the 70’s. They only released 2 albums and their sound is pretty meh… I’m not a huge fan of this group, however, the track “One More Heartache” has a killer hard-rock drum break READ MORE…

Super B-Boy Breaks

It’s been a LONG time since I put together a sample mix (2003 to be exact) so I decided to get back at it and drop Super B-Boy Breaks. I was tired of hearing the same old set lists of READ MORE…