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.

John Denver, “Leavin’ On A Jet Plane” | unclassified tempo maps| median expected tempo=60.6 bpm

 

 

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Not many people have come into the public eye to make a judgment on a event that killed a man so beloved that he played a friend to God, played by George Burns, as a supermarket manager. You cannot put a number on the universality of that kind of adoration.

Springsteen – Racing In The Street – ‘Darkness On The Edge Of Town’ and in Passaic 1978 perfomance speeds

Racing in the Street was the final track from Bruce Springsteen

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Racing In The Street is a beautiful ballad written and performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on their album Darkness on the Edge Of Town

Grey Street | Dave Matthews band | live Central Park | median expected tempo map

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The song Grey Street was performed by the Dave Matthews Band in Central Park New York City only ONE time.

The diagram as a median tempo guide is pretty accurate, but you have to listen to the rhythm section groove to “get” the rhythm as a whole.

Eleven years plus since LeRoi died and this song makes me appreciate hime almost more than any other.

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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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My City Was Gone - The Pretenders - modern tempo images
My City Was Gone – The Pretenders – modern tempo image

Jeff Lynne’s E.L.O. / “SHOWDOWN” / live, Wembley Stadium, median expected tempo chart

Seems to me that songs I don’t fall in love with *right away*, but rather grow on me over a year or two, become my favorites.

“Showdown” Jeff Lynne’s E.L.O. – median expected tempo diagram

I was lucky enough to see and hear the fantastic Jeff Lynne with *his* E.L.O. in Philadelphia last month.

Seems to me that songs I don’t fall in love with *right away*, but rather grow on me over a year or two, become my favorites.

When the band played this in my wife’s home town of Philadelphia last month, SHOWDOWN was unexpectedly the song I enjoyed the most.

Respect to all,

matherton

August 9, 2019

JEREMY – unclassified tempo maps – official video link

 
Jeremy
Pearl Jam
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Official video
Jeremy

So much has been said about this particular performance of the song JEREMY by Pearl Jam that to add more words toopinion would just be making fewer words.

As far as I know these are the only accurate tempo numbers for the song, but who counts?

 

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