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Crucial Question For Achilles Last Stand
« on: October 23, 2007, 03:16:16 PM »
OK, dude:

The 5/4 'march' section from your namesake or the 9/8 bridge from In My Time Of Dying... and why?
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Re: Crucial Question For Achilles Last Stand
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2007, 03:18:59 PM »
dude, I have no idea what you're talking about.
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Re: Crucial Question For Achilles Last Stand
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2007, 03:23:11 PM »
ok, I think I catch your drift.  I haven't listened to these two songs since forever, but I'd probably have to go with the former.  Achilles is one of my favorite Zep songs (along with Stairway, Battle of Evermore, No Quarter, Kashmir) and I've never liked In My Time of Dying.
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Re: Crucial Question For Achilles Last Stand
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2007, 03:35:14 PM »
I'm talking about the part of ALS starting at 4:50 in (5/4 time, meaning five beats per measure)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rq-XVONVX7k

vs. the part of IMTOD starting at 3:45 (3:27 in the video below) with three normal 4/4 measures followed by a 9/8 measure (4.5 beats). 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV9lgg-_-ss
The rest of the song is kinda slow.
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