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Cameron Carpenter – Rock’n’Roll By The Numbers – Seven & Seven Is

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 11, 2014 by segarini

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Seven has always been a bit of a magical number. Craps players can toss a seven on the first throw and instantly win but must avoid the number once their point has been determined. There are the seven deadly sins to consider, lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride. Who could ever forget “Seven and the Ragged Tiger” the album from Duran Duran which gave us “The Reflex” (the video was shot at Maple Leaf Gardens) and “New Moon On Monday”. Here’s seven more from the world of rock’n’roll.

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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

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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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