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Hits that are not in 4/4 ?
Old 10th January 2007
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Hits that are not in 4/4 ?

Which one can you name off the top of your head, and what were their time signature?

I remember:

Avril Lavigne - I'm with you - 6/8
Billy Joel - Piano Man - 3/4
Pink Floyd - Money - 7/4
Seal - Kiss from a rose - 3/4
Aerosmith - Crazy - 6/8
Queen - Champions - 6/8
Elvis - Hound Dog - 12/8
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Take 5
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Alice in chains - Them bones

Soundgarden - Fell on black days, spoonman, my wave

Van Halen - Jump (git solo)

Pearl jam - Alive (git solo)

Lennon - Hide your love away, all you need is love

Zeppelin - Kashmir

Buckley - Grace

Stranglers - Golden brown

Dylan - Like a woman

What his face - cover of "with a little help from my friends"
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"Seven Days" by Sting in 5/8

There is a whole list on Wikipedia if you're interested.
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"Strangers in the night" as sung by Frank Sinatra..

but you have to add a word each line..

Strangers in the ****ing night
Exchanging ****ing glances

Etc..

heh
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TBlizz ➑️
There is a whole list on Wikipedia if you're interested.
Sweet.. thanks!
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"Manic Depression," 3/4, Jimi Hendrix

Cheers,
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Don
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Genesis (too many to list)
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Brubeck's "Unsquare Dance"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TBlizz ➑️
"Seven Days" by Sting in 5/8

There is a whole list on Wikipedia if you're interested.
+1

That IS cool.



Time for another odd time signature listening day. Of course Rush is all over that list.
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Prince - Diamonds and Pearls (or whatever the hell it was called)
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Gabriel - Solisbury Hill (7/4)

the instrumental break in Blondie's "Heart of Glass" - I love that they stuck a 7 in the middle of a disco song!

Blockhead by Devo - okay, not a hit. But fun.

Pretty much the bridge to every Rush song except for Fly By Night...


And I don't know if it's odd meter or just odd timing, but the whole breakdown in Rufus's "Tell Me Something Good" slays me every time... Is the entire song on off-beats that switch to on-beats during the break, or is it the other way around? Either way, I can drum my way through most Rush, Genesis and Yes, but that half beat in "tell me Something Good' trips me up every time!!! (yes, I am white, but I'm trying to fight it. )
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Foo Fighters- Times Like These (Intro/Riff)

Toadies- Possum Kingdom

Nine Inch Nails- March of the Pigs
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That Kelly Clarkson single

all of the A Perfect Circle singles

new Deftones single

second Tool single off of "10,000 Days"

All the acoustic rock 3/4 singles on the "light" radio stations.

There are tons of 3/4 hits all the time. It seems like even harder types of rock are 3/4 heavy these days.
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"Living in the Past" by Jethro Tull is in 5/4
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All You Need Is Love- the verses are in 7
If I Aint Got You - 6/8
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Mariah Carey - Vision Of Love
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Tool - Schizm
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Odd how Dream Theater doesn't have any hits, huh? :D
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TBlizz ➑️
There is a whole list on Wikipedia if you're interested.
great list.. and it'll probably help my arguments as i am pushing for a odd time signature song in one record i am producing (it mixes 7/8 6/8 and 13/8, in a really cool way....)
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radiohead - morning bell
radiohead - everything in its right place

it's both 5/4


radiohead - paranoid android

there's some 7/8 in it


radiohead - tourist
3/4 and sometimes a 4/4


i'm a little bit too much radioheaded.. 8)
there surely is more of radiohead i can't think of right now.


my band has lots of 5/4, 7/8, 11/8 and 3/4..
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Yeah, I was just about to say, "dream theater - entire catalog." anyway:

soundgarden - the day i tried to live, outshined
vai - the attitude song
mission impossible theme
stp - down (bridge part with harmonics)
metallica - mop
pantera - 5 minutes alone, i think. verse timing is weird, i'd have to count it out with the cd
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last year i recorded a song in 29/8 (3x 7/8 +1x 4/4)... really cool one too... but i had to listen to it many times before actually understanding the meter, counting wasn't that hard really but improvising on it was... but after a while i started thinking inside the meter...the brain is a really cool thing ...
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Monsterhit "Everybody wants to rule the world" by Tears for Fears is in 12/8... right?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jules ➑️
"Strangers in the night" as sung by Frank Sinatra..

but you have to add a word each line..

Strangers in the ****ing night
Exchanging ****ing glances

Etc..

heh
heh heh

The more I sing it to myself, the funnier it gets.
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Norwegian Wood --Beatles 6/8

Shadows in the Rain --- Sting with omar hakim 6/8

Steve Vai --little green men 13 something ? I forget.
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Here's an oldie -- How Can I Be Sure, by The Rascals
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Although they're not 4/4, the meters 6/8, 9/8 and 12/8 are as easy as 4/4 and shouldn't count!

Give me 5's, 7's , etc. and it gets interesting.
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TFF "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" 12/8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopamine ➑️
TFF "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" 12/8
Well, educate me!
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