All of these drum beats have featured in hit songs over the years, and they probably have all featured in rock and pop music in every single decade since the styles started.

Drum Teachers can print this out for their new beginner students – it’s a good way of introducing people to reading and learning how to play the most popular drum beats.

The handwritten version is available to make it easier for beginners to start reading drum music, as it’s laid out in a similar way.

There are 8 popular beats with 4 extra variations of the right hand, making it 40 drum beats to learn from one sheet.

Related (Premium): You can find more exercise sheets like this in the premium drum ebook Beats and Fills Drum Book – Basic Beginners