American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The reverse side of a phonograph record, especially a single.
- From the B on the record's label. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Urban Dictionary even goes so far as to call a B-side “not good enough to be on the album” and just plain “left-over,” a “sub-par” track.”
“and to a new category, B-side, which is for unwieldy or alarming amusements that don't fit well on the homepage or in the main RSS feed.”
“Bell recorded this song in 1961, and it appeared as a B-side on the 16th single ever to be released by Stax.”
“One is a single, All Our Yesterdays, and the other is the B-side instrumental, Alpha Centauri.”
“I'd once read a Pete interview where he said that whenever The Who were suffering through an awful show, they'd play "Daddy Rolling Stone" the import-only B-side of their second single, "Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere"... a great, but, to even most Who fans, unknown R&B song.”
“Released anyway that fall as the B-side of a 45-rpm record, the song soared to No. 21 on Billboard magazine 's Hot 100 chart — launching the hit-making careers of Ms. Warwick and songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David.”
“Like the B-side of an A-side that you know cos it was used on a mobile phone advert.”
“On the Tumblr feed for Hynes's latest project, Blood Orange, there's a brilliantly incongruous picture of Florence Welch Hynes was originally part of Florence's band and co-wrote an early B-side draped over Beyoncé backstage at a Jay-Z show.”
“Ms. Gaynor's "I Will Survive" originally was released as the B-side of a 1978 single.”
“(Sad that a B-side from another album is better than the A-sides from the new album.)”
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