Layin' Down A Groove

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  1. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    I was listening to this song the other day

    Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel

    and I really admired the groove created by the layering of percussion. I thought it would be interesting to compile songs that layed down the groove like that one did. Cecilia is so groovy that a version of it features Stomp

    Cecilia - Stomp, Paul Simon, and Jimmy Fallon
     
  2. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    So here are some other songs that lay down a good groove, with percussion as the base

    Funk #49 – Joe Walsh (James Gang)


    I’m a Man - Chicago


    Hyperactive – Thomas Dolby


    Nausea – Beck (with Borat cameo)


    Feel free to add your own
     
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  3. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    Off the top of my head... all are probably more reliant on the bass for providing the groove than the percussion. But I dig all these grooves.

    Love the rhythm section of this one even if it's a bit disco.


    That bass... :)








    Bill Withers - Use Me HQ!
     
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  4. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    I'll just leave this here.......
     
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  5. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Got to include a trio from Stevie Wonder

    Boogie On Reggae Woman


    I wish


    Master Blaster
     
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  6. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    I was going to add Superstition and Higher Ground

     
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  7. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

  8. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    Sly was on my list too. Good stuff.
     
  9. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    L.A. Woman



    So many different beats.

    Drums and keyboard
    (Well I just got into town about an hour ago.
    Took a look around to see which way the wind blow)
    Guitar talks

    Old West saloon piano

    The beat changes
    (Motel, money, murder, madness. Change the mood from glad to sadness)

    The drums kick in
    (Mr Mojo Risin')

    Then it all comes together again
     
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  10. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Yes, a great groove, and possibly the best driving song ever!
     
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  11. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    A few others I thought of...



     
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  12. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Bongos, keyboards and drums
    Joe Cocker – Feelin’ Alright


    Gotta have Santana, this is an awesome version
    Santana – Oye Como Va


    The best percussion groove
    Paul Simon – She Moves On
     
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  13. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

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