The Fields, The Sky | Pat Metheny Group | unclassified tempo map

The Fields, The Sky | matherton_tempo_map
The Fields, The Sky Pat Metheny Group tempo chart

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.

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.

Simply Red – Holding Back The Years – Unclassified tempo map w video embedded link –

Simply Red’s “Holding Back The Years” is recorded at 86 1/3 beats per minute.

Simply Red’s “Holding Back The Years” is recorded at 86 1/3 beats per minute. It was one of the classic hits of the 1980s, and remains popular.

 

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.

About A Girl / Nirvana / declassified tempo map

About A Girl – Nirvana – img=matherton tempo map

When Nirvana plays this song on MTV’s UNPLUGGED, Kurt Cobain says in plain language – “[This is a song of ours], most people don’t own it.”

Ownership and music and the downfall of the creatives hears an argument here.

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