Greg Phillinganes leads Collins, Clapton and East in song referencing Psychology Breakdown | Unclassified tempo probability map – White Room, Eric Clapton

What is going on with Adam Wilson?

Similarly and parallel to The Young and the Restless’ Adam, The Bold And the Beautiful is featuring a plot right out of a Hitchcock film or “Presents.”

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The difference of course is in that what daily drama series relies on: we, the viewer, have no idea when the story is ever ending, or if it is ever ending. Unlike knowing a movie is two hours, and knowing a book ends on the last page, daytime drama, could, Tootsies-style, stop on a proverbial dime. It could also go on another thousand years. Even Shakespeare wrote in soap opera form. Charles Dickens honed his craft on: the soap operas of his time. A Tale Of Two Cities was one of many books originally written as “soap operas.”

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.

10,000 Maniacs | Candy Everybody Wants | Unclassified tempo map

The 10,000 Maniacs recorded this song in New York City as part of the MTC series called “Unplugged.”

The 10,000 Maniacs recorded this song in New York City as part of the MTV series called “Unplugged.”

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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.

The Speed of Joy, “Isn’t She Lovely?” | Stevie Wonder | unclassified tempo map, video embed

Whenever I think of the joy of a new life, it is very often that the Stevie Wonder classic “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” comes into my focus.

Whenever I think of the joy of a new life, it is very often that the Stevie Wonder classic “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” comes into my focus.

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An excellent use of the term “Backstreets” as used in American suburbs | unclassified tempo map of Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band 1970s song

There is an enthusiasm throughout that song that though Bruce and his love interest aren’t what we would call today “rich”, life was pretty damn good driving around freely on hidden backstreets at night just being with people you liked.

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Jason Thompson and MIshael Morgan in The Young and the Restless

Yesterday the writers at the Young and the Restless used the American suburb term “backstreets” in a way Bruce Springsteen did when he wrote about the streets of New Jersey.

There is an enthusiasm throughout that song that though Bruce and his love interest aren’t what we would call today “rich”, life was pretty damn good driving around freely on hidden backstreets at night just being with people you liked.

The Pretenders – “My City Was Gone” – unclassified tempo diagrams

MY CITY WAS GONE by The Pretenders features the beast groove that has been featured on at least Rush Limbaugh’s broadcast every day for 30 years.

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