“You’re everything I hoped for, you’re everything I need.” JOE COCKER, you are so beautiful | declassified tempo map

Matherton-tempo-maps 2018

Joe Cocker’s version of song you are so beautiful it’s one of the most beautiful songs of the 20th century.

The diagram pictured here of the measurements that I took of the frequencies of exactly how fast the song is in all places in the contiguous measurement.

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The How Fast Was That And Why Should I Care Series – Kate Bush, “Wuthering Heights” | matherton diagram | median expected probable tempo=940.4 msecs

which shoes fit exactly. Which eyeglasses correct perfectly? That is a personal question for *you*.

If you are like me, or my friend Nick Avenscion of Los Angeles, a slow song in the middle of a playlist is as individual as taste in music itself.

Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights is a song that is a personal favorite of mine, and calms me through the hard part of a simple treadmill walk – around minute 21 through 25. To me, the slow song as a Wuthering Heights illustrates how we can choose our own favorites, just like we can dress ourselves, and know what we like to eat for supper.

Rob “meathead” Reiner and Cenk “The Youngest Turk” Uygur both threatened to TAKE ‘IT’ TO THE STREETS a la Michael McDonald

Three songs of note within 1% of the speed of Takin’ It To The Street are Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits, Jumping Jack Flash by the Rolling Stones, Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen and Love Me Do by The Beatles.

One, I had no idea what these men had planned for the streets.  To the best of my knowledge, Rob Reiner is 100 years old and lives in a gated-off community in Hollywood where even if he “took to the streets” it would mean no adventure.

Three songs of note within 1% of the speed of Takin’ It To The Street are Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits, Jumping Jack Flash by the Rolling Stones, Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen and Love Me Do by The Beatles.

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And Cenk Uygur of Route 27 in my home state of New Jersey.  I respect Cenk.  But I like near Douglass and all. What Cenk had planned for the “streets” kinda freaked me out a little.

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Like: guys, love the passion, maybe save it for when we really need it?

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Elton John, Unclassified harmonic tempo probability chart featuring Marilyn Monroe

The popular song “Candle In The Wind” was first released on a double album of extraordinary creativity, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The double studio album is almost impossible to pull off, but when it works, it is classic.

The popular song “Candle In The Wind” was first released on a double album of extraordinary creativity, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The double studio album is almost impossible to pull off, but when it works, it is classic.

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Other albums in this league – Stevie Wonder, ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’, Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’, Pat Metheny ’80/81′, Genesis, ‘The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway’, Yes, ‘Tales From Topographical Oceans’, The Beatles ‘[Blue Album]’. The always relevant and fantastic Rolling Stone magazine offers this list of the Top Ten double studio albums of all-time”

https://goo.gl/T1Dicm

“Never A Time” | Genesis | unclassified tempo charts

 This was not surprising to hear on the day that the speed usually indicates: true bittersweetness. A sweet day that leaves a bitter aftertaste as time is a bastard. When we say goodbye to the ones we love on holidays no one ever knows when to say goodbye.

My brother asked me about the speed of this one yesterday.

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This was not surprising to hear on the day that the speed usually indicates: true bittersweetness. A sweet day that leaves a bitter aftertaste as time is a bastard. When we say goodbye to the ones we love on holidays no one ever knows when to say goodbye.

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The speed of Never A Time by Genesis appears to have two speeds.

As originally released, the speed was 77.000 beats per minute.  As released on their digital; “Remaster” of the album ‘The Way We Walk’ The speed is 77.25 beats per minute.

777 milliseconds per quarter note

The charts here reflect the “remastered” version.

 

matherton and spiron

november 24, 2017

 

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.

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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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GRAMMY®’S BEST MOMENT – Emimen and Elton John “Stan” | video link w declassified tempo probability table

The Grammy song Stan by Eminem and Elton John was an unexpected great moment in music history. The declassified modern tempo chart is downloadable.

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