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Genesis, Supper’s Ready As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs – unclassified tempo maps

Genesis’ song No Son Of Mine modern tempo map illustrates how speed and music interact

Supper’s Ready, part9, As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs

As Sure As Eggds Is Eggs, Supper’s Ready part 9

The song Supper’s Ready by Genesis was written by bandleader Peter Gabriel during a manic episode. The rest of the band, Tony Banks, Phil Collins, MIke Rutherford, Steve Hackett filled out the rest of the parts.

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Kanye West | Unclassified universal-tempo-diagram |”dark fantasy”

Dark Fantasy was written and performed by American artist KANYE WEST.

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Dark Fantasy was written and performed by American artist KANYE WEST.

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John Mayer, “3×5” / declassified tempo map

“3×5” is a song written and performed by John Mayer.

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“3×5” is a song written and performed by John Mayer.

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“Tell my wife I am trolling Atlantis! And I still have my hands on the wheel. Ah, yo!” – unclassified probable median tempo chart – BILLY JOEL. ‘Downeaster Alexa’

Ita me habere potui Downeaster “Alexa”
Et quo ad Oceanum est abyssi
Sunt gigantum reputata est et in canyons
Et optimus imperator non laberetur in somnum
EGO got laoreet reddere atque necessarium filios et vestimenta sua
Scio enim de illic ‘pisces: sed ubi? Dominus solus novit,
Dicunt isti quod aquae non sunt, esse solebat,
Sed surrexit populi mei super terram quis numerare

Billy Joel was born and raised on Long Island, New York, United States.

As one who exudes empathy in his songs, in DOWNEASTER ALEXA he sings about the once reliable lifestyle of the hardworking fisherman who cannot fish as they once did because of pollution and overfishing in the “overkill”.

The lyrics, legally for hobby and personal use in latin –

Bene ego sum, et in Downeaster “Alexa”
Et Ego in illo uagari Clausus Island Novum
Scilicet ego et charted ad vineam pullum
At ego hac nocte Nantucket vinctum
Non tulit retro pellentesque ex hesterno die in Montauk
Hac mane a bell reliquit in Gardiners Bay
Ut omnis hie locus est vendere Ego quoque mea
Superbus est discedere, et digitos meos ad os operatur

Downeaster Alexa - JOEL
Bily Joel -Downeater Alexa –

Ita me habere potui Downeaster “Alexa”
Et quo ad Oceanum est abyssi
Sunt gigantum reputata est et in canyons
Et optimus imperator non laberetur in somnum
EGO got laoreet reddere atque necessarium filios et vestimenta sua
Scio enim de illic ‘pisces: sed ubi? Dominus solus novit,
Dicunt isti quod aquae non sunt, esse solebat,
Sed surrexit populi mei super terram quis numerare

Ergo si vidisti me Downeaster “Alexa”
Et si vos opus cum virga, et turbabuntur
Dic mihi uxor mea certare sumperiphorais ad Atlantis,
Et etiam Ego got manus super rotam

Yay, O
Yay, O
Yay, O
Yay-o-Yay

Nunc mea eiciam Downeaster “Alexa”
Quotannis ferme plus fluctibus
Cum autem ad me non possum vendere non stripers
Hie et illic ‘nulla fortuna in swordfishing
Pater esset in conspectu meo: sicut et ego bayman
Non potes facere vivos sicut iam bayman
Non est multum in posterum, qui operatur in mare
Nulla relicta insula non me tamen insulanorum

spiron/matherton
November 30, 2016

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Toy Soldiers, Martika, Rerecorded by EMINEM / harmonic tempo probabilty chart, video link

In the late 1980s the artist Martika had a ht with the song : Toy Soldiers.

In the late 1980s the artist Martika had a ht with the song :Toy Soldiers.

Eminem Martika Toy Soldiers - modern tempo map
Eminem Martika Toy Soldiers

Modern artists Eminem produced his own recording using a borrowed sample from the song.

E – I do not know if you are using a drug that is making your face look like you are looking weak.  It’s your life, as YOU would say.

Here’s creativity compliment as to where you really got it SPOT ON.  I also want to make you think about some drugs that are around that kill.

The song: WITHOUT ME.  It sounds like you are bragging.  Sure, if one did not know that – put it this way, if Eminem had been born [black] he would be known as the best rapper that has ever been, hands down. I have heard many more rap and hip hop songs with “black” people trying to jump on Eminem’s unique talent for a creativity in phrasing assertions that sound alike Eminem.

All is fair! Who was better Chuck Berry or The Byrds?  Answer: neither one!  They were both uniquely fantastic musicians.

Here’s a secret that Eminem got from The Godfather of Should, Dr. Rev the late GREAT JAMES BROWN: in a 4/4 piece of music, if you feel and know were the AND ONE (usually located earlier, as FOUR AND), you pass.  There is a phrase that every musician (everyone is a musician if they want to be – a piano can be learned in a day) has etched in her or his brain:

“Always know where the ONE is. If you have that you are halfway there.” – the fantastic drummer and percussionist Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band

“[If I stop and anyone in my band does not know where the ONE is, they are out of the band. Not a personal thing, man! Life happens as you HIT the one with the sweetest harmonic sound as a new melody is played on a harmonic rhythm.]” – James Brown

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Pat-Metheny-Yolanda-You-Learn-harmonic-tempo-probability-chart

 

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Genesis | Afterglow | Matherton tempo diagram slide show, slides, video

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Afterglow is a song written by Tony Banks of Genesis and usually performed between 62-69 beats per minute.

Born In The U.S.A. | Brice Springsteen | unclassified matherton tempo map |video embedded

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Bruce peaked with this song in 1984.  Gary and I got into a D.C. show with, uh, V.I.P. tickets, though we were not the original people scheduled!

Fantastic tour, Bruce in 1984.

Gypsy – Fleetwood Mac – unclassified tempo map, video link

Gypsy is a song by Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, with help for an unforgettable guitar outro solo from Lindsay Buckingham (who never plays with a pick!)

Gypsy – Fleetwood Mac – moderm tempo map

Gypsy is a song by Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, with help for an unforgettable guitar outro solo from Lindsay Buckingham (who never plays with a pick!)

Us and Them – Pink Floyd – modern tempo maps, unclassified

Roger Waters wrote this song as a protest to was and classism

This two a unclassified tempo map of Us & Them by Pink Floyd.

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Us and Them, PInk Floyd

Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay – unclassified 3D modern tempo map

One of the first great cross-over hits of all time was Otis Redding’s Sitin’ On The Dock Of The Bay.

One of the first great cross-over hits of all time was Otis Redding’s (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay.

Otis Redding – Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay

Wikipedia has an excellent analysis of this song

“Happy Together” – unclassified modern tempo maps w video link – THE TURTLES

Happy Together is a song that features an E minor verse giving way to a joyour chorus in the key of E major.

Happy Together is a song that features an E minor verse giving way to a joyous chorus in the key of E major.

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Happy-Together-The-Turtles-modern-tempo-map

 

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