'Amen Break:' The Immortal Drum Beat Sampled By Everyone From N.W.A. To The Power Puff Girls

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'Amen Break:' The Immortal Drum Beat Sampled By Everyone From N.W.A. To The Power Puff Girls

The most famous sample in the world – the Amen Break – is originally from The Winstons’ “Amen, Brother.” Arranged by front-man Richard Spencer and played by drummer Gregory Coleman, the 6-second sample has taken on many lives since its original recording and goes down in history as the most used sample by far. 

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