Definition of backbeat
: a steady pronounced rhythm stressing the second and fourth beats of a four-beat measure
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The event, presented by the Overland Park South Rotary Club, is two days of sparkling guitars, smiling saxes and lightly funky backbeats, with a bit of rock and blues thrown in.
Our repertoire wasn't that big - a few Bachman Turner Overdrive songs, a couple of Creedence Clearwater Revival tunes and some other standards of the day, most of which required no more than three chords and a simple 2-4 backbeat.
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