You need to be logged in to post on the forum
Topic Options
Index
#129899 - 09/27/11 12:30 PM What is the name of the shortest song to enter the us or uk top 100 chart
pghboemike Offline
Expert

Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 1473
Duane Eddy's "Some Kinda Earthquake" in 1959, 1 minute and 17 seconds.

some links found on the way to this info

discussion of short songs
http://www.stevehoffman.tv/forums/archive/index.php/t-47442.html

music trivia
http://www.bodees.com/Bodees/oldtrivia.htm

List of Billboard Hot 100 chart achievements and milestones

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Billboard_Hot_100_chart_achievements_and_milestones

Record Breakers and Trivia UK Record Breakers and Trivia

http://www.everyhit.com/record.html
_________________________
asus laptop Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz 8 GB RAM 64 bit Windows 7 pro casio wk7500 roland quadCapture audio\midi usb interface
casio wk-7500
biab & realband 2015 everything pk both with Current builds

Top
#129900 - 09/27/11 12:48 PM Re: What is the name of the shortest song to enter the us or uk top 100 chart [Re: pghboemike]
Ryszard Offline
Veteran

Registered: 09/28/07
Posts: 3540
Loc: Kennesaw (Atlanta) GA
I thought I'd always remember who wrote "Thirty-six Second Song" (NOT the one you find in the Google search), only I don't. I do remember the complete lyrics and melody, complete with steel guitar outro:

All the DJs say
That songs today run much too long
And so that's why I went and wrote
This thirty-six second song
_________________________
"My primary musical instrument is the personal computer."

Top
#129901 - 09/27/11 02:33 PM Re: What is the name of the shortest song to enter the us or uk top 100 chart [Re: Ryszard]
eddie1261 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/08/11
Posts: 2939
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Guess it beats The Minute Waltz.... by 24 seconds....
_________________________
www.soundcloud.com/eastside-eddie

Top
#129902 - 09/27/11 06:22 PM Re: What is the name of the shortest song to enter the us or uk top 100 chart [Re: eddie1261]
Jim Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 86
Loc: Texas

I'm pretty sure it didn't make the us or uk top 100 chart, this one gets us off the stage quickly when nature calls.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X30l7A8-BRM
_________________________
Jim

Top
#129903 - 09/28/11 01:24 AM Re: What is the name of the shortest song to enter the us or uk top 100 chart [Re: Jim]
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 2843
Ok, so I misread the topic and thought you meant what was the shortest song title and my guess for that would be S.O.S. by Abba.

As for shortest song to get on the charts - I'll admit I was too clueless to guess.
_________________________
Sundance

CHECK OUT MY VIDEOS

Visit JosieBeck.com




Top


Shout Box (Live chat with other users)

PG Music News
Video - The Melodist

Use The Melodist feature in Band-in-a-Box to compose a new song with an intro, chords, melody & arrangement in any style. The Melodist can also generate a melody over your existing chord progression.

Learn more about this intelligent song writing tool in this video.

Video - Freezing Tracks in Band-in-a-Box

If you have a MIDI or RealTracks track that you do not want to change or re-generate, then you'll want to freeze that track. Learn how to freeze a track in Band-in-a-Box here!

RealBand 2015 Build 7 Patch Update Available

RealBand 2015 Build 7 is now available for download.

Video - Customizing Tablature in Band-in-a-Box

With Band-in-a-Box 2014 and higher, you can choose which string (guitar or bass) each note is played on. Watch this video to learn more

In Music History

Listen to the “Neanderthal Flute”. These date back 42,000 to 43,000 years!

Video - Make Band-in-a-Box UserTracks in ProTools WITHOUT using Band-in-a-Box

With Band-in-a-Box 2014 and higher, you can use UserTracks. These are just like RealTracks, but you make your own. You can create UserTracks with Band-in-a-Box, RealBand or any DAW.

This video shows you how to use Pro Tools to make UserTracks. Make them for yourself as a songwriting tool, share or trade UserTracks with other Band-in-a-Box users or even sell them as a third-party product!

Video - Generating Audio Harmonies in Band-in-a-Box

If your Band-in-a-Box song includes an audio track, you can generate a harmony for it. Watch the video to learn more.

Forum Stats
22765 Members
37 Forums
32593 Topics
260274 Posts

Max Online: 1063 @ 07/10/13 12:12 PM
Newest Members
Have, ronan1210, fifajuly111, nopqrs502907, OctoMusic

22764 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
VideoTrack 173
Pat Marr 131
Guitarhacker 94
Matt Finley 93
MarioD 92
Noel96 90
c_fogle 90
floyd jane 87
boehm 83
Janice & Bud 82
Today's Birthdays
cdell, sirby, tonnie