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The Speed of the Rickroll

The speed of the Rickroll is 113 3/10 beats per minute.

Speaking of which, someone is trying to rickroll my URL, so sometimes I have to get serious- as the chart above showing speed with the titles drawn with my finger on an iPad®, Dr Phil style.

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“Take On Me”, a-ha |unclassified tempo map of one of the most enthusiastic songs and creative videos ever made

One of the most enthusiastic songs and videos of the late 20th century was a-ha’s “Take On Me.”

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a-ha, Take On Me

It is known as one of the “truly great pop songs” of the era. This video is the great story of the song –

No comment I read in public said it better than this on YouTube┬« –

“The interesting thing here is that the song was composed before they even met Morten, and still it appears to be written exactly for his vocal range There are very few singers who have volume and expression across more than two octaves. The riff and the refrain were created independently from each other but still it all fits together so nicely and organically.”

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Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay – unclassified 3D modern tempo map

One of the first great cross-over hits of all time was Otis Redding’s (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay.

Otis Redding – Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay

Wikipedia has an excellent analysis of this song

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Dickey Betts Tempo? matherton charts harmonic probable speed – the allman brothers band-Jessica


“Jessica” is a song written and performed by the Allman brothers band in the early 1970s.

This was a Dickey Betts song.

Jessica / probable harmonic rhythm chart