John Bonham Triplets

Here’s a breakdown of one of the great John Bonham’s signature licks…

Rhythm: 8th note triplets

Sticking: Right, Left, Bass

Practice Tips:
1) Work on the Right, Left, Bass pattern at a slow tempo on the snare
2) Move round the kit trying to keep an even sound and feel
3) As you feel comfortable work up the tempo
4) Experiment with different sounds and combinations
5) Try working the lick into songs and solo’s


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