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When my fraternity had parties, the song “Eminence Front” by the Who usually played at least five times per party. People loved the rhythm. I never thought about its speed specifically until 1988.

When my fraternity had parties, the song “Eminence Front” by the Who  usually played at least five times per party.  People loved the rhythm.  I never thought about its speed specifically until 1988.

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  1. figuring out tempi [Archive] – DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM

    Apr 22, 2010 – 18 posts – ‎10 authors

    how do you guys figure tempo of a song you listen to (not using metronomes obviously)? whats your reference, …. 98 – Eminence Front

  2. Workout song: Eminence Front by The Who | Workout songs and 

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    Eminence Front is a perfect song for running 5:24 minute miles (3:21 per km)  9: 00 – 9:30 Tempo · 31. songs. 2:00:22. minutes. heathercs – Running playlist.

  3. The Who “Eminence Front” Sheet Music – Download & Print

    Print and download Eminence Front sheet music by The Who. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar.

    Thus I did these tempo images myself which indicate on my master recording, which is a 256 kbps download from iTunes®.  I measured 1, 288 half notes, as indicated below.  Yeah, I know it’s just a little obsessive or compulsive or whatever the jargon for “[psychologically Freudian-style retentive]” or correct.  So said, someone has to do it.  You cannot have these songs that will live long past us, songs that need to be classified by speed in order that they be used especially on the fly in mixes, and just leave them all alone, un-catalogued for speed.  That would be a shame!
    Song Tile=Eminence Front
    Composer=Pete Townsend
    Performer=The Who
    arithmetic mean speed/median expected tempo=98.1 beats per minute
    average beat, quarter note representing one beat=0.6114″
    average half not=1.22222 seconds
    Eminence Cemetery 2
    Eminence Cemetery 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
    Ian Andrew Schneider
    Meanspeeed Post
    October 23, 2013