Ravel's Boléro Drumbeat in Rock Music Throughout the Decades
Running Scared by Roy Orbison
Running Scared by Roy Orbison (1961). Wikipedia article about the song here. A cover of the song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is here.
The Bolero beat is played from start to finish.
This site is dedicated to rock songs that feature the Boléro drumbeat in them. Boléro is a one-movement orchestral piece by Maurice Ravel that premiered in 1928. Learn more about it here. Do you know of any other rock songs that include Bolero in them? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
And thanks to everyone who has written me with songs with Boléro in them - it's neat to hear from people from around the world and learn about some great songs that I might not have heard otherwise - and it's fun to share them on here! Keep them coming!