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#401401 - 03/18/17 10:49 AM [User Showcase] Sunrise In California
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Hi All,

Here's a folk song I wrote some years ago, and finally got around to recording.

This is called Sunrise In California.

All BIAB Tracks:
Style: REUNION.STY
1433: Bass, Electric, JazzFunkGroovin Ev16 110
2334: String Quartet, Rhythm PopChamber Ev 085
2552: Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev16 075
1761: Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Pop16ths Ev16
1118: Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Strummed Ev 085
1947: Mandolin, Rhythm PopModernGrooveAndy Ev16
RealDrums: NashvilleBrushesBalladPush Ev16
Nectar Patch: Folk Reinforcement
Recorded and mixed in GarageBand

Thanks for listening! smile

Bob
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#401406 - 03/18/17 11:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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What a great melody. I also liked the backing vocals on this song.

The way the rhythm guitars strum, I could hear Peter Paul & Mary doing this.


Enjoyed my listen.

Charlie
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#401424 - 03/18/17 01:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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Bob, very enjoyable tune to listen to. I could also hear a 60's era folk-rock group doing this. Everything sounds great, especially the vocal. Thanks, Torrey
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#401514 - 03/19/17 06:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: Charlie Fogle]
rsdean Offline
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Charlie,

Thanks so much.

Bob
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#401539 - 03/19/17 08:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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Very nicely done, Bob. Good group of instruments and a solid mix.

Made me picture flower children and peace signs.

Very 60's!!! (except for the email that comes in at :52 - LOL!)

fj
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#401559 - 03/19/17 09:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

Such a good "take me back there" feeling to this.
The way you blended the guitars is really well done.
A very enjoyable song!

Robert

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#401564 - 03/19/17 10:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
What a great melody. I also liked the backing vocals on this song.

The way the rhythm guitars strum, I could hear Peter Paul & Mary doing this.


Enjoyed my listen.

Charlie


My thoughts exactly! This one glides and slides beautifully.
Sort of a Dylan sound to it also.
Great work.

Rob
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#401572 - 03/19/17 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Torrey,

Much appreciated - thanks.

Bob
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#401614 - 03/19/17 04:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: floyd jane]
rsdean Offline
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Thanks Floyd. LOL! Yeah, you have to love that baritone guitar... smile

Bob
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#401619 - 03/19/17 04:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
gruverider Offline
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Very well written song! You have a distinctive lyrical style and I'm a fan.

Much enjoyed!

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#401657 - 03/20/17 12:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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Bob
Nice retro feel - authentic folky feel with a very pleasant tune.

Peter

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#401669 - 03/20/17 03:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: Robertkc]
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Robert,

Thanks - much appreciated.

Bob
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#401689 - 03/20/17 06:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
tommyad Offline
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Bob, This has a very listenable melody. This is a strong vocal performance with some great backing vocals. I really enjoyed my listen. Tom

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#401718 - 03/20/17 07:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
Scott C Offline
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Beautiful song Bob. Had a few sunrises in California myself last week. Well done
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#401733 - 03/20/17 08:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Sunrise In California [Re: rsdean]
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Another very cool song!

This has some great lines in it, nice melody

love the laid back feel

Kenny

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