The History of the "Amen Break"

Here’s a treat for those of you who like drum and bass or have an interest in copyright and creativity — a YouTube video that covers the history of one of the most-sampled drum breaks in current pop music, the “Amen Break”, named after the drum break in the song Amen, Brother by the Winstons. Although it’s a video, the visuals are mostly of a record player spinning — it might as well have been an audio recording.

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