Transcriptions

This page contains a selection of free drum transcriptions that I have worked out by ear. In an effort to transcribe the drum parts accurately, I use audio slow-down software and any available performance footage.

Notation Guide

Band/Artiste:Song:Drummer:
1975, TheGirlsGeorge Daniel
AbbaSOS (Mamma Mia movie version)Per Lindvall
ABCThe Look of Love – Pt. 1David Palmer (programming)
AC/DCHighway To HellPhil Rudd
AdeleSkyfall (James Bond theme)Leo Taylor
Alan WalkerFadedAlan Walker (programming)
Aloe BlaccI Need A DollarNick Movshon
Anderson .PaakKing JamesAnderson Paak.
Arctic MonkeysMardy BumMatt Helders
Avenged SevenfoldShepherd of FireArin Ilejay
Avril LavigneI’m With YouMatthew Brann
Beatles, TheCome TogetherRingo Starr
When I’m Sixty FourRingo starr
BlondieSunday GirlClem Burke
Bombay Bicycle ClubLunaSuren de Saram
Brother StrutVinyl Is My BibleFrank Tontoh
Chaka KhanClouds Steve Ferrone
ColdplayYellow Will Champion
Cult, TheLil’ DevilLes Warner
Doobie Brothers, TheNatural ThingJohn Hartman &/or Michael Hossack
EaglesHotel CaliforniaDon Henley
ExtremeCupid’s DeadPaul Geary
Fleetwood MacBlack Magic WomanMick Fleetwood
DreamsMick Fleetwood
FoalsMountain At My GatesJack Bevan
Foo FightersSomething From NothingTaylor Hawkins
Frank TurnerThe Way I Tend To BeNigel Powell
FreeAll Right NowSimon Kirke
Gary MooreWalking By MyselfGraham Walker
GorillazFeel Good IncJames Dring
Green DayBoulevard of Broken DreamsTré Cool
Guns N’ RosesSweet Child O’ MineSteven Adler
Imagine DragonsTiptoeDaniel Platzman
James BrownFunky Drummer (solo break)Clyde Stubblefield
James MorrisonMy Love Goes On (feat. Joss Stone)Ash Soan
JamiroquaiCosmic GirlDerrick McKenzie
If I Like It, I Do ItNick Van Gelder
Seven Days In Sunny JuneDerrick McKenzie
Jonny LangLie To MeRob Stupka
Lovin’ Spoonful, TheSummer In The CityJoe Butler
MadnessBed and Breakfast ManDaniel “Woody” Woodgate
Mark RonsonUptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)Bruno Mars
Melody GardotPreachermanVinnie Colaiuta
Mr. BigMercilessPat Torpey
MuseHysteriaDominic Howard
Neil DiamondCracklin’ RosieHal Blaine
NickelbackHow You Remind Me Ryan Vikedal
Nik KershawEasyCharlie Morgan
NirvanaSmells Like Teen SpiritDave Grohl
ParamoreAin’t It FunIlan Rubin
PoolZac Farro
Told You SoZac Farro
Phil CollinsIn The Air TonightPhil Collins
Something Happened On The Way To HeavenPhil Collins
P!nk (Pink)Who KnewLasse Mårtén
PrimusTommy The CatTim Alexander
Red Hot Chili PeppersDani CaliforniaChad Smith
Goodbye AngelsChad Smith
SantanaSmoothRodney Holmes
SurvivorEye Of The TigerMarc Droubay
Thirty Seconds To MarsKings and QueensShannon Leto
xx, TheIntroJames Smith

…more coming soon