Amen Break – G.C. ColemanSteve Ley
The Amen Break is a 4 bar drum break that was performed by G. C. Coleman in the song 'Amen, Brother' by The Winstons in 1969.
It became famous during the 1980s when sampling became popular and is arguably the most sampled drum beat of all time.
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