Talk:Sixteen Going on Seventeen

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Most recent edit at the end of article seems overly feminist. 64.126.90.122 04:12, 24 December 2006 (UTC) David

I agree. I'm cutting the last two lines, they're not neutral in the least, don't cite sources (making it sound like original research), and sound like a crazed feminist rant. It's a musical about family, singing, and Nazis. Gender-neutral language was likely the last of their concerns.

Here's a link to the lyrics of the song as sung at some odd part: [1]

Ciarán 06:22, 29 December 2006 (UTC)

Song lyrics[edit]

Please do not add the full song lyrics to this article, it could violate copyright. Thank you. Ckessler 00:33, 24 April 2007 (UTC)

Meter and dance remarks[edit]

In response to my suggestion that the music was a "certain" type of dance, the following editors demurred on one of their user pages. Roseclese observed that it is in "triple metre." I have edited their remarks below which seem of use to other editors (I have left a note for them and they may have changes to their edited remarks!):

"...Since I love this song, it caught my eye in my watchlist. "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" is in a 4/4 Time signature. Waltzes are traditionally in 3/4 (though sometimes 3/8 or 3/2). Cf. [18]. I'm not sure what you'd call the song, if there is a description specific to 4/4 show tunes. But it's not a waltz. :) --Moonriddengirl (talk) 16:06, 14 January 2011 (UTC)
What Moonriddengirl said - nothing leaps to mind, though I suppose a couple of dances in 4/4 could be suggested, but waltz can absolutely be ruled out. ("Triple meter" is a time signature where the primary division of the beat is three - so 3/4, 3/8, 9/8...) Roscelese (talk ⋅ contribs) 18:59, 14 January 2011 (UTC)

copied and edited by Student7 (talk) 02:16, 15 January 2011 (UTC)

Weirdness here[edit]

This is a pretty weird article, with a lot of lyrics nobody ever heard of, and not a word of any lyric that's well known. Must it be that way? --SergeWoodzing (talk) 02:16, 28 February 2018 (UTC)