What's your favorite groove (from any recording)?

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Post Fri Sep 08, 2006 1:23 am

Hey, Hey. I love grooves. Watching Dennis Chambers, shaking his drum riser with a groove so deep that I swear that the riser started to move across the stage, excites me more than watching a Buddy Rich solo. And I can't answer this question myself or the solo question either because I love them all! So you tell me which you consider the all time best groove?
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Post Fri Sep 08, 2006 1:10 pm

Steve Gadd on Paul Simon's "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover".

David Garibaldi playing "Ebony Jam"...Tower of Power
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Post Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:46 pm

Fool In The Rain - Led Zeppelin (John Bonham) comes in my mind right away.
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Post Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:43 pm

Jeff Pocaro - Rosanna.

He may not be in the same class but I got to mention Tommy Lee Dr. Feelgood. That groove is tight.
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Post Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:22 am

a very hard question :?
tool - schism it's the first thing that came to my mind now... than again mayby it's harvey mason's groove from chameleon? :)
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Post Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:51 am

2 came to mind

Rosanna played by Jeff Pocaro was just awesome?

another (for me) is a Stevie Wonder song song Superstition.. as played by Jeff Beck, Tim Bogart and Carmine Appice... it KICKED a groove but hard! if ya ever get a chance to hear it... DO

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Post Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:30 am

The Crunge by Bonham came to mind immediately. If I think too hard on the subject my brain will blow up!

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Post Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:53 am

Rosanna and Georgy Porgy - Jeff Porcaro- Toto

Tip Of My Tounge - Prarie Prince - The Tubes

Blue Matter - Dennis Chambers - John Scofield

Spain - Steve Gadd - Al Jarreau
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Post Thu Sep 14, 2006 2:52 pm

Virgil Donati on the Steve Vai: Live at the Astoria DVD. Virgil is a combination of total groove as well as a monster chops man!
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Post Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:00 am

Vinnie Paul has loads of immense grooves in pantera, probably my favourite is from the 1994 album Far Beyond Driven on the track I'm Broken - its a pounding beatdown break after the second verse which is played again as an outro after the dime solo. breakneck grooves.
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Post Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:16 pm

There's a part in Avenged Sevenfold-Sidewinder that just blows me away. Its about 4 minutes into the song.

The beat is really complicated, but it has latin influences and makes u wanna dance while at the same time blowing my mind away.
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Post Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:11 pm

chachaman02 wrote:There's a part in Avenged Sevenfold-Sidewinder that just blows me away. Its about 4 minutes into the song.

The beat is really complicated, but it has latin influences and makes u wanna dance while at the same time blowing my mind away.


I couldn't agree more, same goes for Avenged Sevenfold's "The Wicked End".

As far as a favorite groove, that's such a hard question, but I really really like "Play That Funky Music" lol. As far as a band in general, 311 has many of my favorite grooves in their music.
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Post Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:14 pm

The Prince tune "Billy Jack Bitch" has a monster groove...

AWB "Pick Up The Pieces"

Chambers plays an INSANE 7/8 groove on the tune "Lucky 7" on the Howe Wooten Chambers CD
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