When I had nothing to say, I made. I made this song about writing this song. So I was seeing all that, just really describing the whole setting. I usually mean exactly what I say, except when I don't. This song is about a decision. The subject of the song has been up tripping on LSD 25 all night, but is now faced with this decision, as he is coming down, as to whether or not to attempt to leave the flat to go be responsible 6 to 4 - a typical time period one is away from home during a work or school day.
Just about anyone who has tripped on psychedelics on a work night has faced this dilemma and instantly recognizes this scenario. Do I party on fearlessly, or do I go out and face the world? Even if the stated songwriting meaning was meant, the double entendre is undoubtedly intended. Come on, this was , people! Save Cancel. Really delete this comment? Yes No. I'm a Man. More Albums.
Shake It Off - Piano Accompaniment. Ukulele Leadsheet. Give Me Everything. Your Smiling Face. Taylor, James. Trumpet Guy. Trumpet Solo. Shake It Off - Bb Instrument. Available at a discount in the digital sheet music collection: 25 or 6 to 4 - Horn Section with Vocal. Spirit One Music. The same can be said for Kath's celebration of natural beauty, "In The Country," which immediately follows.
A standout track from the band's second album, this unbridled live performance , with Kath and Cetera belting out complimentary vocal lines, simply seethes with joyous energy and leaves the excellent sophomore album version pale in comparison. Kath's guitar work is extraordinary here, even when he's just comping. Anyone curious why Hendrix admired Kath need listen no further, as his searing lead lines are plentiful here.
These two openers, neither of them hits, remind listeners that this was a band with wide-ranging creativity and serious musicianship. An electric piano improvisation by Robert Lamm is next, serving as a prelude to "Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is," which would be released as a single three months later and become the group's 4th smash hit in a row. Lamm's "Free Form Piano" sequence, much like it did on the debut album, leads directly into a tight, nearly letter perfect rendition of "Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is" when it was fresh and vibrant.
This has become one of Lamm's most enduring songs and here it sounds better than ever. A brief improvisation led by Kath allows him a bit of spontaneous free form noodling before he rips into a truly riveting performance of "25 Or 6 To 4. Released the previous month, this was the band's current single at the time and they give it everything they've got, especially Kath, who delivers a searing solo that goes on and on, every second of it inspired.
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Hard rock jazz rock. James William Guercio. Weekly singles charts [ edit ] Chart Peak position Australia .Chicago’s hit from their ’s second album – Chicago (sometimes retroactively called Chicago II). Made famous, in part, by its unique and not obviously understood title (they finished writing the lyrics at , which is 25 or 26 minutes until 4 o'clock), as well as the bass guitar riff and the guitar solo.