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"When the Levee Breaks" and "God's gonnacut you down" share a similar tempo, and their' feel' is a little bit similar in that in both there's a kind of off-beat 'strike' whcih gives them a slight swing. I'll do my best to explain what I'm hearing : Levee : If you ignore the bass drum riff itself for the moment, there's a slight echo on the bass drum and ...


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I'm struggling to find any common things about these examples. The tempos vary between around 60 to 80 b.p.m., and the drum patterns are dissimilar. Yes, there's a bass drum and a snare, but the patterns are different from each other. Common factor is 4/4, apart from Johnny Cash, which is mainly 4/4 but with odd bars from time to time.


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There is no common tempo (speed). Tempo varies between your examples. There are differences among your examples, but I see where you are coming from. I'll try to dive into what the 4 patterns share. 4/4 or mainly 4/4 time. The snare drum on the beats 2 and 4 (which some call the weak beats) and the kick drum on every beat or beats 1 and 3 (Led Zeppelin's ...



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