The Greatest Grooves Of R&B And Soul

“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” By Marvin Gaye
This song was recorded with Benny Benjamin, Pete “Pistol” Allen, and Uriel Jones playing together and dividing the drum and percussion parts between them. We can see a pared-down hi-hat and kick groove, a tom on 2 and 4, and a tambourine roll that lasts through the intro that transitions to a muted bongo part. A couple of minutes into the song, a full drum set part kicks in for four bars.

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