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    8 2 the bar

    Hello!
    What is the meaning of "eight to the bar" in
    "beat me daddy eight to the bar"?

    Could you, please help me with it?
    Thanks

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    Re: 8 2 the bar

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack8rkin View Post
    Hello!
    What is the meaning of "eight to the bar" in
    "beat me daddy eight to the bar"?

    Could you, please help me with it?
    Thanks
    It's a musical expression, "eight beats to the bar". Have a look at this link:
    Bar (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: 8 2 the bar

    Thank you very much!
    That's what it all about!
    I know what a bar is in music and the expression is from one old song performed by Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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