Folk Rock Drumming Play-Along

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Free Rock Drumming Play-Along Song

Play-Along MP3This video play-along features the Cowboys & Indians' song "Visiting Hours" as performed by Sam Heard. You can start by watching Sam play in the video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed. You can play similar beats to Sam, or come up with your own.




If you aren't sure what to play for this play-along song, browse through the rock drumming lessons here on FreeDrumLessons.com. They teach literally dozens of beats and fills that work well within rock music!

This song has a very broken up feel to it. The beat below shows the main groove
to play. Make sure you hit the ghost notes.
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
The verse is similar to the intro, only more straight forward.
Verse 1
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
The chorus is straight forward. Play the hi-hat with your ride cymbal.
Chorus 1
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Before verse 2 you play a small intro again, this is similar to the first intro. The
second verse is less broken up.
Verse 2
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Chorus 2
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Play the intro again before the solo. When the solo kicks in, play a straight
forward rock beat.
Sax Solo
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
The ending just builds from the solo. Play different fills throughout the beat.
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1

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