February 25, 2015:Crowdfunding campaign wants to compensate Amen Break arranger

Crowdfunding campaign wants to compensate Amen Break arranger

You’ll have heard the Amen Break many times, in different forms: the drum loop from The Winstons’ song ‘Amen Brother’ has been used widely as a sample in hip-hop, drum’n’bass and other genres in recent decades. It’s not hypebole to describe it as one of the cornerstones of modern music. Now a crowdfunding campaign is trying to get the original track’s arranger and copyright holder, Richard L. Spencer from The Winstons, paid. 

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