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FRIDAY NIGHT FUN: Watch this 9-year-old drummer from Japan perform Led Zeppelin

If you need a pick-me-up after a long week, watch this. Trust us, it’s worth it. Meet Yoyoka Soma, a 9-year-old drummer from Japan perform Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times and Bad Times”:

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skod's picture

She will go far. I needed a little Bonzo infusion there.

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I started playing guitar in high school, late 80s. Being a rocker/metalhead, it was near obligatory to listen/learn a bunch of the Zep catalog of songs on guitar, so I have all the albums and have repeatedly listened to every released song, many, many times. I went to a couple Plant concerts because they would invariably play a couple Zeppelin tunes and have seen the Jason Bonham Experience a couple times as well.

What I really enjoyed from this girl is how well she keeps time and also captures the strength of Bonham's pounding...and she's so small for that sound! Seriously impressive.

I enjoy scouring the internet for youth playing these old songs with such proficiency; they make me smile.

Thanks for this one Smile

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@ChezJfrey
But found the video here: https://www.inspiremore.com/yoyoka-soma-plays-led-zeppelin-on-drums/
And I think you're right! I enjoyed the foot detail too.

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for a 9 year old drummer girl from Japan for President. Nine year old girls from anywhere are awesome.

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I'm no drummer, but holy shit is this girl good. Look at her foot go on the kick drum!! Can't decide what made me smile more, her technical skills, or her sheer joy when she knew she was in the groove.

Rock on girlfriend!

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