Definitions for backbeatˈbækˌbit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•beatˈbækˌbit(n.)

  1. an accented secondary or supplementary beat, as by a jazz drummer.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of backbeat:

1925–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backbeat(noun)

    a loud steady beat

Wiktionary

  1. backbeat(Noun)

    The sharp accent on the second and fourth beats of rock music in 4/4 time.

    Just let me hear some of that rock and roll music / Any old way you choose it / It's got a back beat, you can't lose it, / Any old time you use it / It's gotta be rock and roll music / If you wanna dance with me - Chuck Berry - Rock and Roll Music

Freebase

  1. Backbeat

    Backbeat is a 1994 British-German drama film directed by Iain Softley. It chronicles the early days of The Beatles in Hamburg, Germany. The film focuses primarily on the relationship between Stuart Sutcliffe and John Lennon, and also with Sutcliffe's German girlfriend Astrid Kirchherr. It has subsequently been made into a stage production.

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