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50s progression

Index 50s progression

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

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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 (born Benjamin Earl Nelson, 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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Blue Moon (1934 song)

"Blue Moon" is a classic popular song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and has become a standard ballad.

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Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.

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Boston (band)

Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had 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 succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.

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Circle of fifths

In music theory, the circle of fifths (or circle of fourths) is the relationship 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 culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Common practice period

In the history of European art music, the common practice period is the era between the formation and the decline of the tonal system.

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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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Dieterich Buxtehude

Dieterich Buxtehude (Diderich,; c. 1637/39 – 9 May 1707) was a Danish-German organist and composer of the Baroque period.

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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 is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.

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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 love song by American rock group the Bangles from their 1988 album Everything.

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Fine Young Cannibals

Fine Young Cannibals were a British rock music 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 singer 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 Drake Dixon, July 6, 1937) nicknamed "The Duke of Earl" or simply "The Duke", is an American singer, songwriter, talent scout, music producer and record label executive.

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Grease (musical)

Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

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Green Day

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

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Hank Green

William Henry "Hank" Green II (born May 5, 1980) is an American entrepreneur, musician, educator, producer, vlogger, and author.

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Happiness Is a Warm Gun

"Happiness Is a Warm Gun" is a song by the Beatles, featured on the double 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 (Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser song)

"Heart and Soul" is a popular song composed by Hoagy Carmichael with lyrics by Frank Loesser.

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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)

There are inverted chords, inverted melodies, inverted intervals, and (in counterpoint) inverted voices.

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Jesus of Suburbia

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

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.

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Key (music)

In music theory, the key of a piece is the group of pitches, or scale, that forms the basis of a music composition in classical, Western art, and Western pop music.

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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.

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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 American 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, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or 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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Nonchord tone

A nonchord tone (NCT), nonharmonic tone, or embellishing tone is a note (i.e., a pitch) in a piece of music or song that is not part of the implied or expressed chord set out by the harmonic framework.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.

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Pachelbel's Canon

Pachelbel's Canon is the common name for 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 Canon in D. Neither the date nor the circumstances of its composition are known (suggested dates range from 1680 to 1706), 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 theory)

In music theory, a phrase (φράση) is a unit of musical meter that has a complete musical sense of its own, built from figures, motifs, and cells, and combining to form melodies, periods and larger sections.

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Piano Concerto No. 22 (Mozart)

The Piano Concerto No.

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Piano Sonata No. 8 (Mozart)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Sonata No.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is 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 is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Roman numeral analysis

In music, Roman numeral analysis uses Roman numerals to represent chords.

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Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

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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), known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer 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 1989 album The Raw & the Cooked.

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Sleep Walk

"Sleep Walk" is an instrumental song written, recorded, and released in 1959 by brothers Santo & Johnny Farina, with their uncle Mike Dee playing the drums.

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Stand by Me (Ben E. King song)

"Stand by Me" is a song, originally performed by American singer-songwriter Ben E. King, and written by King, Jerry Leiber, and Mike Stoller.

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Strawberry Fields Forever

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

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

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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 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", 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 American popular music, especially in the first half of the 20th century.

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Tonic (music)

In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale (the first note of a scale) and the tonal center or final resolution tone that is commonly used in the final cadence in tonal (musical key-based) classical music, popular music and traditional music.

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True Blue (Madonna song)

"True Blue" is a song by American singer 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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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 (sometimes stylized as VlogBrothers or vlogbrothers) is a Video blog channel on YouTube.

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Voice leading

Voice leading is the term used to describe the linear progression of melodic lines (voices) and their interaction with one another to create harmonies, according to the principles of common-practice harmony and counterpoint.

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Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Awake, calls the voice to us),, also known as Sleepers Wake, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, regarded as one of his most mature and popular sacred cantatas.

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Walter Everett (musicologist)

Walter Everett is a music theorist specializing in popular music who teaches at the University of Michigan.

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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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