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#119789 - 07/04/11 10:25 PM [User Showcase] New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme
Steve Young Offline
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Hi all,

After taking off for a month, I have written a new one today, called In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme. All the instrumentation is RealTracks/RealDrums, except a smidgen of strings and organ that I played. I hope you enjoy it!

In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme

Here is the RT/RD info...
RealTracks in song: :Bass, Electric, NorthernRockBallad Ev 065
RealTracks in song: :Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopUpliftPulsing Ev16 120
RealTracks in song: :Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev 120
RealTracks in song: :Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Syncopated Sugar Ev 102
RealTracks in song: :Guitar, Electric, Rhythm RockBritSoulful Ev 085
RealTracks in song: :Guitar, Electric, Soloist CountryWaltzBrent Sw 085
RealDrums in Song: SmoothJazzBallad^4-XStHHt,SnrHHt
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And here are the lyrics...

In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme
Copyright Stephen W. Young

There's a little girl making eyes at me
She's wanting my attention
Wanting me to see what she can do
Yesterday when she waa two

On a Saturday at the football field
A pretty girl is cheering
And every now and then her team will win
Yesterday when she was ten

In between the rhythm and the rhyme
There's so much more to life if you just take the time
I wouldn't trade for all the things that you can find
In between the rhythm and the rhyme

A young man smiles nervously at me
He's wanting my permission
To take away my pretty little girl
And turn around my whole world

In between the rhythm and the rhyme
There's so much more to life if you just take the time
I wouldn't trade for all the things that you can find
In between the rhythm and the rhyme
(Repeat Chorus)

A little girl is making eyes at me
She's wanting my attention
Wanting me to see what she can do
I can't believe she's almost two

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Hope you all have a great day!!!

Steve
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#119790 - 07/05/11 01:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
frs Offline
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Nice job! I really like everything about the song. I,m just putting my own songs on BB.

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#119791 - 07/05/11 05:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: frs]
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Steve, you have outdone yourself on this one. You are one great lyricist!

Everything is absolutely perfect!

Two thumbs up!
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#119792 - 07/05/11 09:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: MarioD]
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Beautiful song! Very well performed and produced. Thanks for sharing!



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#119793 - 07/05/11 10:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Steve,

Yet another fantastic effort! Your productions always leave me amazed. The way you can pull so many differently styled instrumental Realtrack together to get a homogeneous mix is outstanding. This one is no exception. It's a real credit to your talent.

All the best,
Noel
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#119794 - 07/06/11 01:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
Brallan Offline
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Registered: 01/18/07
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Loc: Los Angeles, CA.
Great song, musically. At first, I thought the voice was mixed a little bit too up front... that seemed to improve as the song clearly developed in a very personal direction.

But, I guess I didn't really understand it. Maybe I'm just a little dense, and I get the "kids growing up" lines, but the refrain, "In between the rhythm and the rhyme, There's so much more to life if you just take the time."

My guess is, that you haven't given your kids as much of yourself as you should have, as you would like to have done, as you have pursued your personal adventures (music, I guess). (I confess to that error - "Hey, get out of the studio... Daddy's recording!)

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#119795 - 07/06/11 04:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Brallan]
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Nice song and sentiments Steve. Well put together and mixed. I enjoyed that!

John
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#119796 - 07/06/11 09:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Skyline]
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frs,

Thanks so much for your nice words! I look forward to hearing some of your work.

Steve
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#119797 - 07/06/11 09:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
Steve Young Offline
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Mario,

Thank you so much! You are too kind! I really appreciate your time and comments.

Steve
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#119798 - 07/06/11 09:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
Steve Young Offline
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Robert,

Thanks so much. I always appreciate your kind words!

Noel,

Always good to hear from you. I so appreciate your taking the time to listen and comment!

Steve
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#119799 - 07/06/11 09:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
Steve Young Offline
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Registered: 06/17/10
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Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Brad,

Thanks so much for listening and giving your comments! Much appreciated!

This song is not really a confession of my regrets. It's more of an observation on how time flies, and an encouragement to focus on our most valuable assets - our loved ones.

If this were a confession of my regrets and shortcomings, my daughters would say that the song is Waaaaay too short!

But this is one of the wonderful things about songwriting. There are so many interpretations that can come from a song. I like that.

Again thanks so much for taking the time to listen and comment!

Steve
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#119800 - 07/06/11 09:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
Steve Young Offline
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Registered: 06/17/10
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John,

Thanks so much for your kind comments! As always, I really appreciate your time.

Steve
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#119801 - 07/06/11 12:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
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I love it Steve ,very Texan indeed ! Are we some kinda kin ? Kin to a lot of Young's from New Mexico .

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#119802 - 07/06/11 01:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Tommyc]
Steve Young Offline
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Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1385
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Tommy,

Thanks so much! I don't know of any of my family coming from New Mexico. All the Young's in my family that I am aware of are from East Texas. I'm not saying that I come from a Redneck lineage, but I did have an uncle named Mutt, and a cousin named Bozo! (With that knowledge, you may not want to claim any relationship with me.)

Have a great day!

Steve
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#119803 - 07/06/11 05:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song - In Between The Rhythm And The Rhyme [Re: Steve Young]
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Ewe never meet my Uncle Booger Red ,so they may be a chance of relativity !

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