Riders On The Storm

by The Doors

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"Riders On The Storm" as recorded by The Doors

Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.

4 page chart - $4.99

Difficulty Level: Intermediate Genre: Classic Rock

“Riders On The Storm” was one of the last songs the Doors recorded before Jim Morrison left for France and died a few weeks later. The 1971 recording, over 7 minutes long, went to #14 on the charts. The song had staying power, and is more popular now than it was then. The song has been used in several films (The Hitcher, 1986) because of its dark atmosphere. John Densmore provides the drumming.

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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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