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#431558 - 09/28/17 04:03 PM [User Showcase] Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel
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My latest tune for the lapsteel.

Simplest of backing again

RealTracks in style: ~536:Bass, Acoustic, Pop Sw 120
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Comments welcome as always

Polulu Valley Swing
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#431616 - 09/29/17 04:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Pretty song, Graham! Well played and a real sweet listen! You caught the mood perfectly! Perhaps just a little too much in the reverb, though. Just my opinion.

Alan


Edited by Al-David (09/29/17 04:16 AM)
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#431632 - 09/29/17 07:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Great job on this, Graham smile It's sounds very pretty, and really sets a calming and peaceful mood.

Thanks so much for sharing!
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#431641 - 09/29/17 07:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Pretty song, Graham! Well played and a real sweet listen! You caught the mood perfectly! Perhaps just a little too much in the reverb, though. Just my opinion.

Alan



Thanks Alan I do tend to get a bit carried away with reverb at times grin
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#431647 - 09/29/17 08:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Very pretty tune. Love that lapsteel..
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#431718 - 09/29/17 07:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Your tunes always take me there smile
Thanks for listing.
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#431787 - 09/30/17 11:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Very pretty tune. Love that lapsteel..



Thanks a bundle. Love to get my hands on a Hawaiian lap steel sometime. Rather pricey though
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#431851 - 10/01/17 09:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Thanks for your input Derek, always appreciate it
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#431950 - 10/02/17 06:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Rob4580]
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Originally Posted By: Rob4580
Your tunes always take me there smile
Thanks for listing.
Rob




Thanks Rob, we need Hawaii in the north of Scotland just now. Wind & rain here all weekend

sick
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#431956 - 10/02/17 07:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Another great one, furry. I'm really enjoying the tropical feeling your songs are giving lately. It makes me wish that it wasn't ridiculously cold out right now. I can practically feel the warmth of the destination coming from the song. If only I was actually there!

Thanks for the share.
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#432063 - 10/03/17 02:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Ember - PG Music
Another great one, furry. I'm really enjoying the tropical feeling your songs are giving lately. It makes me wish that it wasn't ridiculously cold out right now. I can practically feel the warmth of the destination coming from the song. If only I was actually there!

Thanks for the share.


Thanks for the comment !

If I was only there with you Ember grin
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#432082 - 10/03/17 05:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Very nice!

You use that steel for maximum mood setting on this one.

We enjoyed it.

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#432188 - 10/03/17 03:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: furry]
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Graham, a beautiful relaxing sound with great imagery, as you always give us! Thanks Torrey
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#432236 - 10/04/17 12:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Very nice!

You use that steel for maximum mood setting on this one.

We enjoyed it.

J&B



Thanks guys, glad you both enjoyed it.
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#432352 - 10/05/17 03:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Polulu Valley Swing on lapsteel [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Graham, a beautiful relaxing sound with great imagery, as you always give us! Thanks Torrey



Thanks a million for listening Torrey,
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