Good artists copy; great artists steal.

For years I’ve been obsessed with the iconic drum break in The Ronettes’ “Be my Baby.” It’s one of the few breaks that still gives me goosebumps even after hearing it hundreds of times. And I’m obviously not alone as hundreds of artists have covered it, sampled it, or made subtle hints at it within their songs.

I’ve compiled a non-comprehensive list of those songs in this playlist. Feel free to add songs in the comments section of the blog or my IG post. At some point I’ll incorporate those songs into a mixtape so we may all listen to this break all day every day. Enjoy.

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