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The Speed of Joy, “Isn’t She Lovely?” | Stevie Wonder | unclassified tempo map, video embed

Whenever I think of the joy of a new life, it is very often that the Stevie Wonder classic “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” comes into my focus.

‘It Was A Very Good Year’ – Sinatra + ‘Handle With Care’ Traveling Wilburys | matherton declassified tempo diagrams

It Was A Very Good Year is a song made most famous by Frank “The Chairman” Sinatra.

Handle With Care is a song​ written and recorded by the Traveling Wilburys.

“In The Air Tonight” | Phil Collins | declassified tempo maps and video link

To me, the coolest thing about the entry of the drums with a savage rawness that makes this song one that “will outlive [me],” as Phil Collins referred to himself and how the song has become more famous than *he*is.

Billy Joel, Where’s The Orchestra? Is this an especially bittersweet and maudlin speed?

Does harmonic tempo carry emotions by *nature*?