Eric Carmen Does Mike Douglas, 1974: “Go All The Way” by The Raspberries. Featuring Joe Namath and Billie Jean King. Full Moving still map/Youtube/frequency analysis!

song title=Go All The Way
album=Capitol Collector Series: The Raspberries
intellectual property=Capitol Records®
median expected tempo/arithmetic mean speed=134.6
median time per beat=445.9 milliseconds
Corresponding audible tone=574.11Hertz
File kind=AAC audio file
File size=3.2 MB
Bit rate=44.100 kHz
Sample rate=256kbps
Volume=-3.5 dB
hardware used=Apple®, Microsoft®, Research In Motion®, DR. Dre®

The Raspberries had a hit with a song written by a man later know for adopting Rachmaninoff to popular music with “All By Myself,” a song popular when Eric had split from the band to seek his own musical fortune.

I chose the song for analysis of speed as this used to run around a lot as a tape loop when I was a child in nursery school in Chicago, being scared on days when the wind was fierce and the ice was rink quality slick. As a “so what” confession I’d get this song in my head if I was losing ground to ice and wind (I was tiny). It gave me confidence.

But in the end: by the time I found out was “going all the way” was I was long past the age of asking my parents. I was way too mortified to ask my parent in nursery school.


I looked up the exact tempo line of advance online, and I got –

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  1. Power pop – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The Raspberries‘ 1972 hit single “Go All The Way” is an almost perfect aesthetics of the contemporary punk movement, speeding up the tempo of their music.

  2. Metroactive Music | Green Day

    “Uptight” sounds a bit like Blondie’s “Sunday Girl,” only with a swifter tempo and hits such as Looking Glass’ “Brandy” or the Raspberries‘ “Go All the Way.

  3. Go All The Way by The Raspberries. Great song/terrible recording › SH Forums › Music Corner

    May 24, 2010 – [Archive] Page 3 Go All The Way by The Raspberries. at a setting that just happened to be the exact same time as the tempo of the song.

  4. Big Star

    the same reverent way about the Raspberries if “Go All The Way” hadn’t made it big? …. the Sunrise” stands out because of it’s beauty and it’s slightly faster tempo. …. has the exact same melody as the chorus to Semisonic’s “Closing Time”).

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    Aug 3, 2009 – “The Raspberries‘ “Go All The Way” is next. An exact copy can be boring, but these two know how to add soul and love to these renditions. But with all the song’s tempo shifts, the duo captures the track’s original, folky,

  6. Talking About “Go All The Way” –

    This thread are member’s take on “Go All The Way” without any doubt, one of The Raspberries have been labeled as ‘PowerPop’ and dismissed by many …. at a setting that just happened to be the exact same time as the tempo of the song.

  7. May 2005 – FredSez

    Go All The Way“-The Raspberries slows down the tempo in order to embellish the ditty with his unique talk-scat approach, and finally, embarks on an inspired


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  9. Cheap Trick or The Raspberries? » Rock Town Hall

    Mar 17, 2009 – I never really liked Go All The Way, I Wanna Be With You is catchy enough to Hot Love which are built on a harder rock platform and push the tempo. …… to figure out the exact length of time that you could wait around for the

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    Apr 12, 2011 – Same tempo with a proper Horn ramp up on the outro of “25” and the Horn …. Go All The Way (Raspberries) Motownphilly ends acapella, and the Rhythm Syndicate tune starts in the same key, at almost the exact tempo.

    1. left banke – walk away renee

      Feb 13, 2012 – The Raspberries‘ “Go All the Way” and “I Wanna Be With You” are like that too. …. verses but 8 bars at a medium tempo surely isn’t incredibly short. …. It’s not really an exact copy, like “A Lover’s Concerto” is, so it won’t be on

    2. KVR :: View topic – Power Pop

      Feb 12, 2011 – The Raspberries. I still get chills when I think about Eric Carmen. And so what happened? The entirety of “Go All the Way” slipped into my head.

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      Jan 21, 2008 – The album starts brilliant with the up-tempo AOR-rocker Freedom with are the THE RASPBERRIES cover “Go all the way” (the exact same

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      the form of the tune, the changes, even the idea of a steady tempo. else gets to touch “Go All the Way” by the Raspberries, “I’m Not In Love” by 10cc, or “Is and they both told me the exact same thing: I had too much reverb and too wide a

    5. Terminal Boredom – Know Your Product

      so I’m not sure if this is an exact repro or if they added cuts/art or whatever. ….. It’s definately hardcore, but it plods along with such fun and range of tempo that it’d can we finally go all the way” tune in the mold the Raspberries perfected).

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      Aug 25, 2011 – the form of the tune, the changes, even the idea of a steady tempo. right now: Nobody else gets to touch “Go All the Way” by the Raspberries, “I’m and they both told me the exact same thing: I had too much reverb and

    8. Broadcast Yourself. – YouTube

      But this is too much…it’s an exact copy of two parts from two songs. Remember on ….. It’s a note for note rip off od Duece from 1974 — just with a different tempo. …… BUt guaranteed this song came from the Raspberries Please GO all the away… LIsten to …. Yu can definitiely here ” Go all the way” that in this song. LOVE IT

    9. adventures in pop music with dj ian

      Jun 22, 2010 – It reminds me of The Raspberries Go All The Way, not note for note, just ….. MF is raising the tempo and the pulse rate higher and ever higher.

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Go All The Way touched a nerve – check out this very lively and informative discussion on – I do not usually recommend one source or another – however – the talk of how certain frequencies sounded better on the AM radio of 1972 versus a high fidelity system the talk got interesting as heck –