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50s progression

The 50s progression is a chord progression and turnaround used in Western popular music. [1]

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Baby (Justin Bieber song)

"Baby" is a song by Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber.

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Bar (music)

In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.

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Bass note

In music theory, the bass note of a chord or sonority is the lowest note played or notated.

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Beat (music)

In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).

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Beautiful Girls (Sean Kingston song)

"Beautiful Girls" is the debut single by reggae-influenced musician Sean Kingston from his eponymous debut; it was first released in 2007.

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Ben E. King

Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer.

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Bob Marley

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

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Boston (band)

Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, that achieved their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Cadence (music)

In Western musical theory, a cadence (Latin cadentia, "a falling") is, "a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of resolution."Don Michael Randel (1999).

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Chord progression

A chord progression or harmonic progression is a series of musical chords, or chord changes that "aims for a definite goal" of establishing (or contradicting) a tonality founded on a key, root or tonic chordArnold Schoenberg, Structural Functions of Harmony, Faber and Faber, 1983, p.1-2.

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Circle of fifths

In music theory, the circle of fifths (or circle of fourths) is a visual representation of the relationships among the 12 tones of the chromatic scale, their corresponding key signatures, and the associated major and minor keys.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western music, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Common practice period

In the history of European art music (broadly called classical music), the common practice period – spanning most of the baroque, classical, and romantic eras – lasted from about 1600 to around 1900.

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Daughtry (band)

Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol.

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Dominant (music)

In music, the dominant is the fifth scale degree of the diatonic scale, called "dominant" because it is next in importance to the tonic, and a dominant chord is any chord built upon that pitch, using the notes of the same diatonic scale.

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Doo-wop

Doo-wop is a genre of music that was developed in African-American communities in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Detroit, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Duet

A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece.

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Duke of Earl

"Duke of Earl" is a 1962 US number-one song, originally by Gene Chandler.

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Earth Angel

"Earth Angel" (occasionally referred to as "Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)") is a song by American doo-wop group the Penguins.

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Eternal Flame (song)

"Eternal Flame" is a ballad and love song by the Bangles from their 1988 album Everything.

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Fine Young Cannibals

Fine Young Cannibals were a British band formed in Birmingham, England in 1984, by bassist David Steele, guitarist Andy Cox (both formerly of The Beat),Fine Young Cannibals and Cherry are success stories; Chris Heim..

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Friday (Rebecca Black song)

"Friday" is a song by American recording artist Rebecca Black, written and produced by Los Angeles record producers Clarence Jey and Patrice Wilson.

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Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler (born Eugene Dixon, July 6, 1937) nicknamed "The Duke of Earl" or simply "The Duke", is an African-American singer, songwriter, music producer and executive.

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Grease (musical)

Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional songs written by John Farrar.

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Green Day

Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.

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Hank Green

William Henry "Hank" Green (born May 5, 1980) is an American entrepreneur, musician, and vlogger, known for his YouTube channel VlogBrothers, where he and his brother, John Green, regularly upload videos.

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Happiness Is a Warm Gun

"Happiness Is a Warm Gun" is a song by the Beatles, featured on the eponymous double-disc album The Beatles, also known as the White Album, which was released on 22 November 1968.

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Harmonic rhythm

In music theory, harmonic rhythm, also known as harmonic tempo is the rate at which the chords change (or progress) in a musical composition, in relation to the rate of notes.

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Heart and Soul (1938 song)

"Heart and Soul" is a popular song, with music by Hoagy Carmichael and lyrics by Frank Loesser, published in 1938.

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I–V–vi–IV progression

The I–V–vi–IV progression is a common chord progression popular across several genres of music.

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Ii–V–I progression

The ii–V–I progression (occasionally referred to as ii–V–I turnaround, and ii–V–I) is a common cadential chord progression used in a wide variety of music genres, including jazz harmony.

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Inversion (music)

In music theory, the word inversion has several meanings.

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Jesus of Suburbia

"Jesus of Suburbia" is a song by American rock band Green Day.

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Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

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Key (music)

In music theory, the key of a piece is the tonic note and chord which gives a subjective sense of arrival and rest.

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List of songs containing the 50s progression

This is a partial list of recorded songs containing the 50s progression, represented in Roman numeral analysis as I-vi-IV-V. The list does not include songs containing the progression for very short, irrelevant sections of the songs, nor does it include remade recordings of songs by other artists.

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Madonna (entertainer)

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Major third

In classical music from Western culture, a third is a musical interval encompassing three staff positions (see Interval number for more details), and the major third is a third spanning four semitones.

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Minor third

In the music theory of Western culture, a minor third is a musical interval that encompasses three half steps, or semitones.

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More Than a Feeling

"More Than a Feeling" is a song written by Tom Scholz and first released by the rock band Boston as the lead single from their self-titled debut album on Epic Records in September 1976, with "Smokin'" on the flipside.

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Musical composition

Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating a new piece of music.

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Neutral Milk Hotel

Neutral Milk Hotel was an American indie rock band formed in Ruston, Louisiana by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Jeff Mangum in the late 1980s.

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Pachelbel's Canon

Pachelbel's Canon is the name commonly given to a canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel in his Canon and Gigue for 3 violins and basso continuo (German: Kanon und Gigue für 3 Violinen mit Generalbaß) (PWC 37, T. 337, PC 358), sometimes referred to as Canon and Gigue in D or simply Canon in D. Neither the date nor the circumstances of its composition are known, and the oldest surviving manuscript copy of the piece dates from the 19th century.

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Parallel key

In music, a major scale and a minor scale that have the same tonic are called parallel keys and are said to be in a parallel relationship.

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Phrase (music)

In music and music theory, phrase and phrasing are concepts and practices related to grouping consecutive melodic notes, both in their composition and performance.

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Popular music

The term popular music belongs to any of a number of musical genres "having wide appeal" and typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Predominant chord

In music theory, a predominant chord (also pre-dominant) is any chord which normally resolves to a dominant chord.

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Rebecca Black

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Reggae

Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Roman numeral analysis

In music, Roman numeral analysis involves the use of Roman numerals to represent chords.

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Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), professionally known as Sam Cooke, was an American recording artist, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur generally considered among the greatest of all time.

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Santo & Johnny

Santo & Johnny were an American rock and roll music duo from Brooklyn, New York, comprising brothers Santo and Johnny Farina.

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Sean Kingston

Kisean Anderson (born February 3, 1990), better known by his stage name Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter rapper and actor whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.

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She Drives Me Crazy

"She Drives Me Crazy" is a song recorded by English group Fine Young Cannibals, included on their 1988 album The Raw & the Cooked.

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Sleep Walk

"Sleep Walk" is an instrumental steel guitar-based song written, recorded, and released in 1959 by brothers Santo & Johnny Farina.

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Stand by Me (song)

"Stand by Me" is a song originally performed by American singer-songwriter Ben E. King, written by King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.The song title is derived and was inspired by a spiritual composition by Sam Cooke called "Stand by Me Father".

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Strawberry Fields Forever

"Strawberry Fields Forever" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles.

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Subdominant

In music, the subdominant is the technical name for the fourth tonal degree of the diatonic scale.

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Submediant

In music, the submediant is the sixth scale degree of the diatonic scale, the 'lower mediant' halfway between the tonic and the subdominant or 'lower dominant'.

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The Bangles

The Bangles are an American pop rock band that formed in Los Angeles in 1981.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Penguins

The Penguins were an American doo-wop group of the 1950s and early 1960s, best remembered for their only Top 40 hit, "Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)", which was one of the first rhythm and blues hits to cross over to the pop charts.

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Thirty-two-bar form

The thirty-two-bar form, also known as the AABA song form, American popular song form and the ballad form, is a song structure commonly found in Tin Pan Alley songs and other popular music, especially in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Those Magic Changes

"Those Magic Changes" is a pop song from the musical Grease which was performed by Sha Na Na in the film version.

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Tonic (music)

In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone.

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True Blue (Madonna song)

"True Blue" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna.

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Turnaround (music)

In jazz, a turnaround is a passage at the end of a section which leads to the next section.

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Unchained Melody

"Unchained Melody" is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret.

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Vi–ii–V–I

In music, the vi–ii–V–I progression is a chord progression (also called the circle progression for the circle of fifths, along which it travels).

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VlogBrothers

VlogBrothers (sometimes stylised as Vlogbrothers) is a video blog style channel on YouTube.

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Voice leading

In counterpoint, voice leading (American) or part-writing (British), also part leading, or the guiding, management, progression or conduct of parts, is the rules regulating the melodic movements of individual parts (voices), or the application of these rules by the composer: Principles of voice leading include the importance of outer voices, contrapuntal motion (including contrary motion), parsimony (the retention of common tones), and dissonance treatment.

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Walter Everett (musicologist)

Walter Everett is a musicologist specializing in popular music.

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What About Now (Daughtry song)

"What About Now" is the seventh single from American rock band Daughtry's self titled debut album.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50s_progression

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