Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
Nicholas
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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":
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