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Unlock your drumming potential: Easy drum songs for beginners!

Updated: Apr 21

It’s relatively easy to start learning how to play drums, but it’s one of the hardest instruments to master. Once you've grasped the fundamentals, it's time to get into a practice routine! It takes a lot of practice to master the drums, and practicing for beginners requires the right song selection. We at AudioRetune have selected a few songs from various genres to help you get started on your journey to becoming an amazing drummer!

Looking for easy drum songs for beginners? These song recommendation from AudioRetune can make your help you to learn drums. Read the blog.

You can instantly create drum backing tracks for any of the songs listed below or for any other song with AudioRetune. Try for free today:

#1 "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson

One of the most popular songs by one of the most iconic artists of all time. It is an easy drum song for beginners. The classic drum grooves by Leon “Ndugu” Chancler make it a perfect choice to grab your drumsticks and practice the iconic beats! Click here for drum transcription

#2 "Yellow" by Coldplay

“Yellow” is the perfect soothing song that has drum elements that will help you learn transitions in your drum practice. The drums in the song are by Will Champion. It is an ideal choice for beginners looking for a simple song while also learning to switch notes. Click here for drum transcription

#3 "We will rock you" by Queen

This popular song has one of the most iconic drum beats.“We will rock you” is not only a simple song to learn but also a lot of fun to play. The drums of the song vary slightly, but the pulse remains constant. The song that will make you sing along while you practice!

#4 “Do I Wanna Know” by Arctic Monkeys

A good song for drum practice from the alternative rock genre. “Do I wanna know” is an easy song for beginners from the Arctic Monkey Playlist. The drums are by Matt Helders, who is considered one of the truly great modern drummers.

#5 “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Green Day

You can practice powerful drum dynamics throughout the song. Because there are periods of silence in between, this song can help you learn how to feel the keep and keep your internal metronome ticking. The drums are by Tré Cool. Take hold of the drumsticks and enjoy the powerful beats! Click here for drum transcription

#6 “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi

Improve your drumming skills and confidence with another fantastic and powerful song option. The speed of some fills can be challenging at first, but if you start slowly, you can increase your speed gradually. This song's beat will keep you motivated to practice every day and will help you improve your drumming skills. Click here for drum transcription

Create drumless tracks in real-time with AudioRetune to practice these amazing songs. Simply play the song on the app's player screen while muting the drums. With AudioRetune's unlimited playback subscription, you can split any song into its individual instrumental and vocal tracks. For more information:


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