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#196151 - 02/26/13 10:03 AM [User Showcase] New Tune: Tickle Me Alma
Don Gaynor Offline
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A Western Swing tune. Just for fun. My first effort in the Western Swing genre.

RTs throughout.

Click on my SoundClick link below and it will be the top tune on the playlist.

Enjoy.

Comments and constructive criticism are more than welcome.

(There a story behind the title).

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#196152 - 02/26/13 10:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Don Gaynor]
boehm Offline
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Good use of BIAB.
I'd be interested in the story behind the title.

Guenter

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#196153 - 02/26/13 10:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: boehm]
Don Gaynor Offline
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Guenter, there was a very popular stuffed toy a few years ago named Tickle Me Elmo based upon the Sesame Street character. When tickled, it had a very infectious laugh. Recently, a new patient came to live in my nursing home named Alma, which is not a very common name in the States, so it reminded me of Elmo and I did this tune in her honor. Alma is the mother of my Head Nurse, Amy, so we all had a good laugh over it.

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#196154 - 02/26/13 11:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Don Gaynor]
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Fun tune Don. Thanks for sharing the story behind it.

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#196155 - 02/26/13 12:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: austin51]
JoanneCooper Offline
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Hi Donald
This is fun and I also like the story behind it. I
Best regards

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#196156 - 02/26/13 01:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: JoanneCooper]
Robh Offline
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Nice flow, and the instrument change ups are very cool.
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#196157 - 02/26/13 01:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Robh]
Kemmrich Offline
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Sounds pretty good to me! I just did my first western swing tune for FAWM -- yours is more inventive and has more stuff going on. Very cool with all the instruments jumping in and out. I hope Alma enjoyed her welcome song!
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#196158 - 02/26/13 02:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Kemmrich]
Danny C. Offline
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Loved the tune, very peppy as the old folks used to say.

Regarding "Alma", pretty popular name in South Louisiana and Mississippi. In fact there was a little restaurant off of I-55 around Amite La. called Alma's Kitchen . . . I think the best home cooking (at a restaurant anyway) in the world. Now you got me craving Miss Alma's fried chicken!

Later,
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#196159 - 02/26/13 03:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Danny C.]
Don Gaynor Offline
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Danny, Alma was born in Oklahoma and the name is more popular down here. However, my being a former Minnesotan transplanted to Washington State, I don't recall ever hearing it before.

I agree on Southern cookin', it's delicious! Here it's called Southwest cuisine and it's more like Tex-Mex only a bit milder. It won't double as paint remover.

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#196160 - 02/26/13 06:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Don Gaynor]
ROG Offline
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Great tune, Don.

Loved the way the lead instrument swapped round. Very clever and very realistic.

Feet are still tapping.

ROG.

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#196161 - 02/26/13 08:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Don Gaynor]
Brallan Offline
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Registered: 01/18/07
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Loc: Los Angeles, CA.
Great swing tune, Don! Makes me want to dance as well, but you had me on the title alone.
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#196162 - 02/26/13 08:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: Brallan]
rsdean Offline
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Don,

Nice one. I enjoyed it.

Bob
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#196163 - 02/27/13 01:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: rsdean]
JoanneCooper Offline
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Don I am busy with a Western swing song and I love the way your instruments weave in and out. I would be interested to know what real tracks and midi was used to make this tune

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#196164 - 02/27/13 06:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: JoanneCooper]
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A real toe-tapper Don. Enjoyed it.

Regards,

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#196165 - 02/27/13 08:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Tune: Tickle Me Alma [Re: 90 dB]
floyd jane Offline
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Don,

I had listened to Tickle Me Alma before without time to comment. Went to listen today to "refresh my memory", but it wouldn't come up (just sits and spins). Probably some kind of maintenance going on...

So I went to your other link and took a listen. COOL stuff!!! Stayed there and listened to it all!!! And enjoyed each of them... so thanks for that link!!!!

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