A rock’n’roll classic, “On Broadway,” a Top Ten hit for the Drifters in 1963, was co-written by two of the top writing teams of that era: Cynthia Weill & Barry Mann, and Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller. If rock’n’roll had a golden era, this song surely typifies that era. It is interesting that this whole production of guitar, bass, trumpet, and strings is held together with this simple pattern. The castenet part can be substituted by a snare rim click.
On Broadwayby Drifters
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"On Broadway" as recorded by The Drifters
Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.
Difficulty Level: Beginner Genre: Classic Rock
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All the drum sheet music found on this page and throughout the site are full, note-for-note transcriptions transcribed by James Morton--long-time professional drummer, author of over a dozen books with Mel Bay Publications, and creator of the "Rock Charts" column formerly found in Modern Drummer--over the course of his 40+ year career.
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