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Songs In 10/4 Time

The vast majority of popular music is created with a 4/4 time signature, and many casual music fans can recognize 3/4 time, which is the time signature for a waltz. But most non-musician types could not pick out many of the unusual time signatures that exist. The time signature (or meter signature) of a song is made up of the number of beats in a measure (top number) and the note value that makes up one beat (bottom number). For this playlist I wanted to explore songs with a rare 10/4 time signature. Many of the songs in this list are completely in 10/4, while some only have parts that are in 10/4. If you would like to hear what 10/4 time sounds like this is the playlist for you. As an added bonus this is also a great listen --  it may just make you a fan of 10/4 even if you never knew it existed before.

Please let me know of any other songs you're aware of that feature 10/4 time.

Songs In 10/4 Time

1. Everything In Its Right Place - Radiohead

2. Alpha Beta Gaga - Air

3. Looks Good (But You Looked Away) - The Helio Sequence

4. The Bells Are Ringing - They Might Be Giants

5. Playing In The Band - The Grateful Dead

6. Perpetual Change - Yes

7. Thick As A Brick - Jethro Tull

8. Just Like You Imagined - Nine Inch Nails

9. Allegro Calmo Senza Rigore - Benjamin Britten

10. Go To Sleep - Radiohead

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