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Most Common Words in Album Names, Band Names and Song Titles

June 14, 2010
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Most Common Words in Album Names, Band Names and Song Titles

The Whitburn Project collects data about all the songs in the Billboard chart. We analyzed the data, which spans from 1890 to 2008, to find which words were most commonly used in album names, band names and song names. According to the results, a fairly cliched band name would be “Billy, The Orchestra, And His Band”,...
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D Major: The Song Key of Winners

April 23, 2010
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D Major: The Song Key of Winners

We analyzed the musical key of 70 UK number one singles from the past five years. Although the results are by no means statistically significant, let’s pretend they are, otherwise I’ve just wasted my time researching this stuff. In which case, you’d better compose your songs in D Major, which our results show is...
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