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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll By The Numbers – Six Of One, Half A Dozen Of Another

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 4, 2014 by segarini


When most of us we young the six minute song was a rarity. For those of you from my vintage the charts of the rock’n’roll world were dominated by the two and three minute ditty. It was not unusual for hit singles to be under two minutes with the Rolling Stone’s “Not Fade Away” clocking in at 1.48 and “Do You Want To Know A Secret” from The Beatles stretching the clock all the way to 1.57.

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