Song #22 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, "Be My Baby"–Linear and Radar Speed Graphs

“Be My Baby” by the Ronettes is the 22nd greatest song of all time.

Song #22 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, "Be My Baby"--Linear and Radar Speed Graphs
Song #22 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, “Be My Baby”–Linear and Radar Speed Graphs
Song #22 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, "Be My Baby"--Linear and Radar Speed Graphs
Song #22 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, “Be My Baby”–Linear and Radar Speed Graphs
Song #22 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, "Be My Baby"--Linear and Radar Speed Graphs
Song #22 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest List: The Ronettes, “Be My Baby”–Linear and Radar Speed Graphs

We measured the speed of Be My Baby by averaging 8 trials of 10 beats groups. This is a method that is described at http://meanspeed.com in the section of the same name.

The speed maps below represent the measurements in spreadsheet form, using numbers available on request. The summary of the measurements:
beats measured=330
mean time=2 minutes, 33.3 seconds
mean speed=129.1 beats per minute
mean space=0.465 seconds per beat
mean emotion=mixed fast

Ian Schneider meanspeed.com May 22, 2007

Ian A Schneider
Brenda Silverman Shore School
Meanspeed® Music Division
July 30, 2013

(revised and edited from its original publication also written by me)

Author: Schneider

Recovering from 5 brain operations, savage subarachnoid aneurysm. Member of New York bar, May 1991-peresent. "Nothing can stop the man with right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude" - THOMAS JEFFERSON

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