The Language of the Beatles Abbey Road

The Language of the Beatles Abbey Road

June 27, 2013

This infographic breaks down the words from the Beatles Album, “Abbey Road.” It provides information for the number of words on the album and the most commonly used words in the songs. Finally it breaks down the percentage of song words in the album in GSL. Source

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Dead Kennedys

April 20, 2013

A visual overview of Dead Kennedy’s five studio albums and the lyrical themes. (2011) Source

Courageous + Contentious Cover Songs

Courageous + Contentious Cover Songs

April 13, 2013

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In music, that may or not ring true depending on who decides to cover your song. Some are great for their creative departure from the original, while others are great because they stay true. But there are others which should have never been attempted in the […]

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Lil B – I Got AIDS Lyrics

February 4, 2013

Go deeper into the lyrics of Lil B’s hit song “I Got AIDS” to find out how you can protect yourself and partner from STDs. Source

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Michael Jackon’s Influence on Hip Hop Music

December 28, 2012

This is a still image from an interactive visualization that shows Michael Jackson’s influence on individual hip hop songs. At the center are Michael’s songs, and connected to those are songs by other artists who used samples of those songs in their own. In the live version, the individual nodes link to audio or video […]

The Lyrics of Judas Priest

The Lyrics of Judas Priest

December 12, 2012

The Lyrics of Judas Priest – a heavy-metal band – analyzed. Source

The Most Commonly Misunderstood Lyrics in Music

The Most Commonly Misunderstood Lyrics in Music

May 28, 2012

The lyrics to songs are not always the easiest to understand, and people are constantly embarrassing themselves at the karaoke bar by singing the weirdest lyrics imagined. The reason for the confusion is because of mondegreens. A mondegreen is a misinterpretation of a phrase due to homophony. Here is a complete list of the top […]