50 Ways To Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon
Steve Gadd’s drum beat on Paul Simon’s “50 Ways To Leave Your Love” is probably one of the most classic drum beats of all time.
Steve Gadd’s drum beat on Paul Simon’s “50 Ways To Leave Your Love” is probably one of the most classic drum beats of all time. All good drummers know this groove and this drum transcription makes it easy. The song starts out with the tricky drum beat, which incorporates a syncopated hi-hat pattern with the foot, hi-hat with the left hand, toms, and a very cool snare drum pattern with open stroke rolls.
There may be only two drum beats in the world that today’s music listener will recognize. There is “Wipe Out” and then there is “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover”. One drum beat is a lot cooler than the other.
If you’re an aspiring drummer and you don’t know this song… what are you waiting for?
You need this Steve Gadd Drum Transcription!