music, the is a ♭VII-V 7 cadence cadence using the chord progression from the subtonic ( flat-VII) to dominant seventh (V7).
A, "mainstay in all rock styles of the '60s," the cadence occurs in
Otis Redding's " (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay", Link Wray and His Ray Men's " Rumble", Duane Eddy's " Because They're Young", the Velvet Underground & Nico's " Sunday Morning", Joan Baez's " Fare Thee Well", and Al Caiola's 1961 " The Magnificent Seven" (0:15-0:17) and " Bonanza" (0:26-0:27). [1 ]
♭III-V7 cadence [ edit ]
A similar cadence to the
♭VII-V7 cadence is the ♭III-V7 cadence, the first chord of each sharing the notes B ♭ and D. In this cadence the ♭VII is replaced with the ♭III. In the key of C this would be E ♭-G7-C ( ♭III-V7-I).
This cadence occurs in
The Beatles' " Something", Leroy Anderson's " Sleigh Ride", and Muse (band)'s " New Born".
See also [ edit ]
Sources [ edit ]
^ Everett, Walter (2009). The Foundations of Rock: from "Blue Suede Shoes" to "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes", p.278. ISBN 0-19-531023-3.