Released as a single in April 1965, Ticket To Ride hit #1 in the UK and USA and remained there for consecutive weeks. When you think of the song it’s probably not Ringo’s drumming that stands out the most, instead perhaps John’s vocals or George’s lead guitar work. But the following isolated track of the drums reveal Ringo’s steady drumming as the concrete foundation that all Beatles songs were built on. Check it out:
It’s been a while since I posted an isolated track from The Beatles so I return with one from I Am The Walrus, specifically, the drums. They may not be the first thing you think of when you listen to this song but in isolated form they are sublime. Take a listen:
Recorded during the Rubber Soul album sessions, Day Tripper was released in December 1965 as a double A-side along with We Can Work It Out. From a personal point of view it’s one of my favourite Beatles songs so hearing any part of it isolated is fantastic. What we have here are the isolated bass and drum tracks. Take a listen:
Written by John Lennon and featured on the 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Good Morning Good Morning is one of the most eclectic songs on the album and Ringo’s drumming really adds to the overall feel of that. What we have in this article is his isolated drums from the song which sound spectacular. Take a listen:
Originally rehearsed during the Get Back sessions, The Beatles properly started recording the song during the Abbey Road album sessions on the 20th April 1969. Paul’s vocals are one of the most memorable things about the song but Ringo’s drums are absolutely exceptional, and below is the isolated drums in all their glory.
Some of my favourite isolated tracks to listen to are drum tracks, especially when it comes to Ringo Starr. His drumming is hugely underrated when discussing each member of The Beatles and their contributions to the band, but also in regards to best drummers of all time as well. What we have below is the isolated drum track from Get Back.