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Ahhh…the drum fill. It’s one of the most beloved/underrated and simple/complex elements of a song.

Admit it: We all have done a bit of air drumming in the car, and there’s a good chance that air drumming happened during Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight.”

In honor of Collins’ birthday today (January 30), here are seven killer drum fills.

Phil Collins – “In The Air Tonight”

Drum fill at 3:16.

Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight (Official Music Video)

The "In The Air Tonight" video has just hit 100 million views! Thanks to all of Phil's fans who have watched this iconic video over the years, the YouTube channel is now fully updated and re-branded so click here for more.

Billy Joel – “Only The Good Die Young”

Drum fill at 0:13.

Billy Joel - Only the Good Die Young (Audio)

In 1977, Billy Joel released his album titled The Stranger. Listen to Billy Joel perform the track 'Only The Good Die Young'.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.