Jim Deluva walked in today and demanded a Mustang Sally analysis. “I want a Wilson Pickett tempo analysis and I want it today!” | Here are highlights with video

Jim Deluva walked in today and demanded a Mustang Sally analysis.  As we *all* say in he business, when Deluva (not his real name, this isn’t the government – we keep secrets) requests: you don’t jump.  You jump with enthusiasm.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwB40qTfuvI]

Meanspeed® summary by Hunter Newman supervised by James Jameson
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school scatter and trendline
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school scatter and trendline
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school seven trial chart
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school seven trial chart
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school speed chart - pace blueprint
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school speed chart – pace blueprint
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school speed chart_0121
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school speed chart_0121
iTunes - screen shot - meanspeed music - brenda silverman shore school map
iTunes – screen shot – meanspeed music – brenda silverman shore school map
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school speed chart
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school speed chart
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school speed chart_7746
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school speed chart_7746
Mustang Sally - tempo graph - brenda silverman shore school speed chart_1963
Mustang Sally – tempo graph – brenda silverman shore school speed chart_1963

title=”Mustang Sally”
performer=Wilson Pickett
beats calibrated=2,970
average number of beats per trial=330 beats
time elapsed=27 minutes, 5.7 seconds
average time per trial=3 minutes, 6.3 seconds
mean speed/average speed/median expected tempo=109.6 beats per minute
average beat=0.547 seconds
mean slow phase=1.827 cycles per second
corresponding pitch=467.6 hertz

I just got off the phone with Jim, and he is cranking in his 109 3/5 beats per minute rhythms –
these are all within 1% of the original Wilson Pickett speed –

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Andrew Andrews
Silverman School
December 16, 2012