Howard Grimes was an American drummer, known for playing on such recordings as Ann Peebles’s “I Can’t Stand the Rain” (1973).
Graeme Edge was an English songwriter and drummer known for his work with The Moody Blues.
The Moody Blues are known for their song “Nights in White Satin” (1967), which is not one of my favorite recordings from that year.
Charlie Watts was an English drummer, best known as a member of the Rolling Stones from 1963 until his death.
I give you “Miss You”, the disco version, on which Charlie’s drumming is particularly noticeable.
Roger Hawkins was an American drummer.
He played drums on countless well-known soul, disco, and r&b songs.
He was a co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section in Alabama, a house band like the Compass Point All Stars, Booker T. & the M.G.’s and the Salsoul Orchestra.
Hawkins played drums on “Love Sensation” (1980) by Loleatta Holloway.
Jimmy Cobb was an American jazz drummer best known for his work with Miles Davis, and perhaps most famously so for being the drummer on Kind of Blue (1959).
Ginger Baker was an English drummer best known for his work with Cream (“Sunshine of Your Love“, 1967).
More importantly, he also played with Fela Kuti on Fela’s London Scene (1971), Why Black Man Dey Suffer (1971), Live! (1972) and Stratavarious (1972):
He also recorded two albums with Bill Laswell: Horses & Trees (1986) and Middle Passage (1990):
Hal Blaine was an American drummer.
Some of the more notable records he played on include the Ronettes’ single “Be My Baby” (1963) and the Beach Boys’ album Pet Sounds (1966).
Of his solo work, Psychedelic Percussion (1967) [above] is of note.