Four Drum Roll

The video of the Four Drum Roll is here.


In this rudimentary video, about 109 drum impacts were committed on my Premier drum kit.


History of Recordings of the Four Drum Roll
The Four Drum Roll was made more famous when Ginger Baker featured it in Toad. The Drum solo with Cream is on a recording called Fresh Cream. The song Toad lasts 5:13 minutes. At the point 4:14 minutes into the song, the Four Drum Roll is started. For the next 21 seconds, we hear the Rudiment.

Ozzy Osbourne used the rudiment at the beginning of Over the Mountain. The drummer was Lee Kerslake.