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Category: Unusual time signatures in popular music

“Love Is Only Sleeping”: 7/4 Time Can Be Catchy

22 Words has a fun piece that identifies 6 prominent pieces of pop propelled by unusual time signatures, the most famous likely being Pink Floyd’s “Money,” whose opening bass line is played in 7/4 time. I’m always surprised when the topic of The Monkees comes up in conversation, and I

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