Drum Fill Friday

Middle Class Rut drummer Sean Stockham

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A while back (a long while back), I was driving into work and listening to the radio — I know, right? — when a song came on that has what must be among the most recognized drum fills of all time:

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Drum Fill 8

If you guessed Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight," then give yourself a gold star. When I got to the office, I put together a collection of drum fills and intros for a little quiz. Another one eventually followed, and another. With the new year upon us, I've decided to make them a more regular affair on the All Songs Considered blog.

Below are six drum intros and fills. Match the intro or fill to the album it's from. If you get it right, the artist and song names will appear.

If you want more, here's the last one we did.

Know a good drum fill or intro we should use for future quizzes? Let us know in the comments section.



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