Who Was Carly Simon’s ANTICIPATION Written In Anticipation Of? CS!

Anticipation was written by Carly Simon for Cat Stevens before her first date with him.

Anticipation was written by Carly Simon for Cat Stevens before her first date with him.

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The speed of the song is recorded live.

median expected speed99.5 beats per minute

median expected beat=603 milliseconds

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MIND GAMES, John Lennon | Unclassified tempo chart featuring Dr. Phil McGraw

Are mind games now being played on Dr. Phil?
Have we reached a point that ring to save someone’s life brings you more wrath than not threatening to assassinate the person next door because their skin is too white?

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Mind Games- John Lennon- Dr Phil recording measured by Jonson, Matherton, spironicus

Are mind games now being played on Dr. Phil?
Have we reached a point that ring to save someone’s life brings you more wrath than not threatening to assassinate the person next door because their assistance in saving our lives didn’t turn us into one of our false idols?

Matherton Monday Silent Slideshow – Declassified Modern Tempo Charts

Matherton Monday Silent Slideshow – Declassified Modern Tempo Charts

 

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some declassified tempo maps approved by matherton this week.

 

Peace and comfort to you,

M + S

Wild World – Cat Stevens “Now that I’ve lost everything to you” | declassified median probable tempo maps

I always have a hard time telling whether Yusef Islam/Cat Stevens is being optimistic or pessimistic as he sings this classic.  Any ideas?

Wild World is a song Cat Stevens wrote and recorded in the 1970s.

I always have a hard time telling whether Yusef Islam/Cat Stevens is being optimistic or pessimistic as he sings this classic.  Any ideas?

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spiron + matherton

December 2, 2017

THE WATER IS WIDE – Orla Falon- declassified tempo map, video link

The scene was filmed on the the California beaches, somewhere between Catalina and Venice Beach. As you can tell I’m from the East Coast!

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The Water Is Wide

This is a tempo chart I made inspired by a scene from the Bold and The Beautiful that featured Susan Flannery as Stephanie Douglas Forrester ushering with utter gentlest her other, played by Betty White. The scene was filmed on the the California beaches, somewhere between Catalina and Venice Beach. As you can tell I’m from the East Coast!

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matherton + spiron
november 26, 2017

“Having My Baby” | unclassified tempo map| recording by the ageless PAUL ANKA

In the 1970s, Odoea Coates sang to Paul Anna that she wanted to have his baby because she “was a woman in love.”

In the 1970s, Odoea Coates sang to Paul Anna that she wanted to have his baby because she “was a woman in love.”

PAUL: “What A lovely way of showing how much you love me.”

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Paul digs deeper, “Didn’t have to keep it – wouldn’t put you through it! You could have swept it from your life but you wouldn’t do it. No – you wouldn’t do it! [have an abortion].”

So in some ways the 1970s were a more liberal than the 2010s.

 

spiron/matherton

november 24, 2017

Dave Mathews Band – GREY STREET – declassified harmonic tempo diagrams, free to download, w video link.

God bless the legacy of LeRoi Moore.

The death of LeRoi Moore in August 2008 was a terrible blow that still ripples through the music community and thus the earth community and entropy generally.

 

 

Thank goodness he was alive to create grooves that could not even be named at the time of his death at the age of 48 from at ATV bike in Virginia.

 

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