CDC Revision Notes

Jive/RnR Music Examples

Jive has a bouncy swing time signature of 4/4 (or 12/8), as does lindyhop, whereas rock'n'roll is typically more binary (8/8) in rhythm. A wide range of tempos are used: from a very slow 30 bars (120 beats) per minute or less, through a competitive 42 bars (168 beats) per minute up to 50 bars (200 beats) per minute or more for fast rock.

@30: My Baby Just Cares For Me [Nina Simone] {lindy}
@30: Ain't That A Shame [Fats Domino] {?lindy}
@31: Ninety Nine Ways [Tab Hunter] {?lindy}
@31: When Will I Be Loved [The Everly Brothers] {?lindy}
@31: When The Going Gets Tough [Billy Ocean]
@31: Shockwave [Liam Gallagher]
@31: Be-Bop-A-Lula [Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps] {?lindy}
@32: Goin' Steady [Tommy Sands] {?lindy}
@32: Fine Brown Frame [Lou Rawls] {lindy}
@32: Sweet Dreams My LA Ex [Rachel Stevens]
@33: Cooler Than Me [Mike Posner]
@34: Pack Up [Eliza Doolittle]
@34: Perfect [Fairground Attraction]
@34: Banana Split For My Baby [Louis Prima] {lindy}
@35: Ex's & Oh's [Elle King]
@35: Wrapped Around [Brad Paisley]
@35: Fujiyama Mama [Wanda Jackson] {?lindy}
@35: My Baby’s Gone [Jimmy Bowen] {?lindy}
@35: Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby [Louis Jordan] {lindy}
@36: All That Meat And No Potatoes [Fats Waller] {lindy}
@36: Chattanooga Choo Choo [Glenn Miller] {lindy}
@36: Ship To Wreck [Florence + The Machine] {RnR}
@37: I Do My Drinkin' on the Weekend [Teresa James]
@37: All Shook Up [Elvis Presley]
@38: Love Is Easy [McFly]
@39: Louella [Laura B and her Band]
@39: Sixteen Tons [Johnny Cash]
@39: Runaround Sue [Dion]
@39: Feel It Still [Portugal. The Man] {RnR}
@40: Dear Future Husband [Meghan Trainor]
@40: Love Song [The Overtones]
@40: Happy [Pharrell Williams] {RnR}
@41: Wake Me Up Before You Go Go [Wham!]
@41: Seven Nights To Rock [Kevin Mark]
@41: Dance With Me Tonight [Olly Murs]
@41: Gambling Man [The Overtones]
@42: Broken Heels [Alexandra Burke]
@42: Going Out On The Town [Tray Dahl]
@43: Candyman [Christina Aguilera]
@44: The Boy Does Nothing [Alesha Dixon]
@45: Por Que Te Vas [Lady Cherry]
@46: Wastin' Time With You [Carlene Carter]

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