Saturday, 18 January 2014

Missing beats round (5)

Joan Jett & The Blackheart's cover version of "I love rock'n'roll" is full of missing beats.

For example at 55 seconds in, the last line of the chorus is "So come and take your time and dance with me". The word "me" is the last beat of that bar and also the first beat of the next bar:


Dinero said...

Its not really a missing beat, rather the snare on beat 4 is lifted to accentuate the word "me" and then the fill starts with a snare.

Dinero said...

The name excapes me at the moment but I think there is a well known disco record that has a simmilar effect as the missing beat with a whole missing bar.