Sander Lloyd Nelson (December 1, 1938 – February 14, 2022) was an American rock drummer. Nelson was one of the best-known rock drummers of the early 1960s. He was born in Santa Monica, California. His career began in 1959. His best known singles were "Teen Beat" and "Let There Be Drums".
- Unterberger, Richie (1938-12-01). "Sandy Nelson - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-03-30.
- Bob Cianci, Great Rock Drummers of the Sixties. Hal Leonard Corporation, 2005, pp.120-131
- Noted drummer Nelson dies