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#436620 - 11/04/17 06:49 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p
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Now, I have no idea why, but someone genuinely thought it was a worthwhile effort to make and put on Youtube a clip with BBox playing a single chord for 4 minutes - so here it is, for your pleasure:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiKcjvc6AY8

Just when you think you've see everything, eh crazy
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#437101 - 11/08/17 08:07 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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Call me a quitter, but no matter how hard I tried, I couldn't watch it to the end.
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#437107 - 11/08/17 08:24 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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#437255 - 11/09/17 09:22 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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#437256 - 11/09/17 09:30 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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#437262 - 11/09/17 10:26 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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Originally Posted By: Icelander
Now, I have no idea why, but someone genuinely thought it was a worthwhile effort to make and put on Youtube a clip with BBox playing a single chord for 4 minutes - so here it is, for your pleasure:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiKcjvc6AY8

Just when you think you've see everything, eh crazy


Mr Icelander,

Too funny.

How did you catch that one ?

Regardless, maybe that's what you do when you have the Window version of the Band.

So this song using real tracks plays 4 times for 32 bars ending at bar 34.

However, just for fun, can you read what is the song style because i want to try that song, Mac version.



Edited by w (11/09/17 10:27 AM)
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#437267 - 11/09/17 12:06 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: Icelander]
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can you read what is the song style because i want to try that song, Mac version.


Looks like the style is:

_JSTM_D (although the D may be a B - it's a little blurry) Modern Jazz String Quartet (140 R)

And then the Bass and guitar tracks are muted, so just the Piano and Drums RealTrack/RealDrum play.
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#437273 - 11/09/17 12:31 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: jford]
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thanks, Mister Magoo here had trouble reading what style etc.

with your help this is what Mister Magoo found and is diligently practicing and trying to come up with a song for those backing tracks

there may be a Utube posting soon...





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#437287 - 11/09/17 01:38 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: The A7 chord, for a whooping 4 minutes straight! :p [Re: VideoTrack]
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Call me a quitter, but no matter how hard I tried, I couldn't watch it to the end.


Same here!

Plus I know that is the wrong chord! It should be an E. Also the rhythm is all wrong for "The Land of 1000 Dances"!
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