Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Septuple time

Here's a series of songs with seven beats to the bar:

The Beatles, "All You Need Is Love" (the verses only, the chorus seems to be in 4/4):

Rather more frantically, "Mother", an early song by The Police:

On a different plane, the chorus "Old Joe Has Gone Fishing" from Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes:

Probably even more famous than "All You Need Is Love" (and qualifies better for this list since it is mostly in 7/4) - "Money" by Pink Floyd:

If you watch none of the others, do watch Dave Brubeck's joyous "Unsquare Dance":
Tags: videos

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.