Can you play the “Free Bird” guitar solo on the drums?

Look, it’ll be a while before we get back to normal when it comes to a normal flow of music news and analysis because we’re all suffering from post-holiday hurt. I apologize to resorting to reporting on things that are silly.

In this case, it’s the guitar solo from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird” played on the drums. The result is the “most drumstick hits in one minute” according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Learn more here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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