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#119672 - 07/04/11 05:31 PM I Felt My Soul Take Flight
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Here is my first song in the 50/90 songwriting competition. Here is the link to my page at 50/90. I will keep adding songs to this post as I do them, instead of starting a new thread each time. I hope you will visit and give a listen and let me know what you think of each song as they are added.

1. We Must Learn From Our History

Here is the second song of 50 in the 50/90 songwriters challenge. Style is Country Boogie Med W/ac Guitar
Instruments are 539 Bass Elec Pop, 959 Gutar Acoustic Rhythm, Drums Nashville Swing 8^2 SS Ride, 962 Electric Guitar Rhythm, 965 guitar Elec Rhythm
Here is the link:

2. I Felt My Soul Take Flight


Edited by PgFantastic (07/05/11 03:14 PM)

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#119673 - 07/05/11 10:50 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert,

Thanks for sharing your music! It's always good hear what you do. I've got to say that I really admire your for going with this challenge. Fifty songs in ninety days is unbelievable. Good luck with the challenge

Regards,
Noel
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#119674 - 07/06/11 09:11 AM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: Noel96]
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Robert,

My hat's off to you for endeavoring to write 50 songs in 90 days! Keep up the good work!

Have a blessed day!

Steve
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#119675 - 07/06/11 03:04 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: Steve Young]
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Here is the link to song # 3 of the 50/90 songwriting challenge. The style is Classic Rock W/12 String Acoustic. Instruments are 366 Electric Bass, 688 B3 Organ, Drums Nashville EV 16^SS-ride, 1002 Guitar 12 String, 803 Electric Guitar. Let me know what you think. Here is the link. Thanks!

3. Let It Go
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#119676 - 07/06/11 10:00 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: PgFantastic]
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Robert,

Very good song and mix. Best of luck with this new challenge - will check back regularly to hear your new songs.

Bob
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#119677 - 07/07/11 03:52 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: rsdean]
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Thanks for the feedback. It will most surely be a challenge to get 50 done. But I will give it my best. Here is song #4. The style is SW 8 120 Country Nylon Fishin SD#94, Instruments are 536 Bass, 610 Mandolin Chops, Drums Nashville Swing 8^SS-Snare, 606 Nylon Guitar Chet Fshin. Here is the link. I hope you like it. I appreciate your feedback, let me know what you think.

4. It's A Beautiful Day
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#119678 - 07/08/11 05:11 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: PgFantastic]
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Here is song 5 in the 50/90 Songwriting Challenge. It was part of a weekly challenge to write a song about a phobia. I chose acrophobia, the fear of heights. The style used was rap 1 sw16, the instruments are all midi, and they are 37 slap bass, 5 Rhodes piano, Standard drum kit, 26 acoustic guitar, it is a funny song so I hope you like it. Let me know, thanks. Here is the link.

5. Acrophobia
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#119679 - 07/08/11 08:30 PM Re: I Felt My Soul Take Flight [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert, all of these a great starting points. I hope when this challenge is done you will come back and polish these songs up a bit.

I guess I should qualify by remarks. Writing x amount of songs in y number of days is a great way to push yourself out of your comfort zone and to stimulate your writing processes. However something has to be ignored and that mostly is polish. You have 4 real gems in the rough thus far IMHO. A little polish would take them over the top.

Keep up the good work.
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#119680 - 07/09/11 09:15 PM I Want To [Re: MarioD]
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Here is song 6 for the 50/90 songwriting challenge. The style is from SD#94, Fast Western SW/Pedal Steel. The instruments are 538 Acoustic Bass, 374 Acoustic Guitar, Drums Nashville SW8^Snare-ride, 815 Electric Guitar, 1135 Pedal Steel. The song is entitled I Want To.

6. I Want To
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#119681 - 07/09/11 10:47 PM Re: I Want To [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert,

I've just had a listen to "I Want To". It's a great, catchy song. To my mind, this is lyric writing at it's best. Good word economy, memorable and makes you feel like you can sing along with them straight way. Congratulations of a wonderful effort.

One thing that occurred to me as I was listening is that this song, to my ears at least, would stand repeating the first verse again. People would love to sing along with it and it really sums up the song so well. I know that, at the moment, rewriting is not on the table because it's all about production. If you ever get back to this one, though, the above is just a thought that might be worth trying.

All the best,
Noel
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#119682 - 07/10/11 12:15 AM Re: I Want To [Re: Noel96]
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Thanks for the listen, and for the lyric suggestion. When the 50/90 is over I hope to try it. Thanks!
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#119683 - 07/10/11 01:00 PM Re: I Want To [Re: PgFantastic]
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Great Googly-Moogly at your current rate it'll be 90 songs in 50 days ! Slow Down Robert ya makin us look bad ! I want to outta be a regular at any church ! Good Job !

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#119684 - 07/10/11 03:01 PM Re: I Want To [Re: Tommyc]
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Robert,

Great job on this one (I Want To)! With the country feel, and the way the steel is working, this one kind of reminds me of another very prolific songwriter, Hank Williams Sr. That puts you in pretty good company in my opinion!

Keep up the great work!

Steve
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#119685 - 07/10/11 09:14 PM Re: I Want To [Re: Steve Young]
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Thanks for the very kind words. Hank Sr. was an amazing writer. Don't worry I will slow down. Not because I want to, but because this ole body won't hold up.
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#119686 - 07/11/11 02:40 PM Scream [Re: Noel96]
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Here is song 7 of the 50/90 songwriting challenge. The 2nd week challenge was 2 parts, a was writing a song with something about trains, the b part was to use train rhythm and or train sound. The style used was Chet Train Beat 130RS. 592 Acoustic Bass, 604 Electric Guitar, RD=Country Train Brushes, 607 Guitar Nylon. Here is the link. I hope you can give it a listen.

7. Scream
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