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#437913 - 11/14/17 06:30 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: MusicStudent]
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Originally Posted By: MusicStudent
Now you do plan on sharing when the project is done? smile

Hi Dan
Yes definitely. just waiting to get permission to share.

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#437949 - 11/14/17 09:41 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: JoanneCooper]
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Share away!!! This is the most fantastic thing ever! God bless you Joanne!
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#438014 - 11/14/17 03:31 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Originally Posted By: DeaconBlues09
Incredible! I can't believe how well this is turning out. grin


Collaborating is cool.
Believe it.
grin

I've had really good experience doing that here. Lots of fun, creative, talented and open people.
You should know that by now!
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#438155 - 11/15/17 10:01 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Omg! Omg! Deacon, Charlie, Joanne, everybody - this is amazing! I'm crying right now. I don't even know how to begin to thank you. Sorry for not responding earlier I've been on work travel. But I cannot even begin to think how much my family, especially my mom, is going to love this! You are all so incredibly amazing to help out a complete stranger like this. Please please please tell me how I can ever repay you. I absolutely love how my Nana sounds in the cleaned up version - it gave me chills. Omg - thank you thank you. And thank you. Can I just type thank you a million times smile

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#438231 - 11/15/17 06:36 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: Mentalllygone]
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Originally Posted By: Mentalllygone
Omg! Omg! Deacon, Charlie, Joanne, everybody - this is amazing! I'm crying right now. I don't even know how to begin to thank you. Sorry for not responding earlier I've been on work travel. But I cannot even begin to think how much my family, especially my mom, is going to love this! You are all so incredibly amazing to help out a complete stranger like this. Please please please tell me how I can ever repay you. I absolutely love how my Nana sounds in the cleaned up version - it gave me chills. Omg - thank you thank you. And thank you. Can I just type thank you a million times smile


I was glad to do a small contribution. The credit goes to Joanne who did the hard work. Joanne is an amazing talent; A great songwriter and arranger and is responsible for creating and performing the finished product. She has done an awesome job.

Thanks to DeaconBlues09 for bringing Nana's song to the attention of the forum.

Very glad you and your family are pleased with the project.

Charlie


Edited by Charlie Fogle (11/16/17 05:00 PM)
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#438239 - 11/15/17 08:23 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: Mentalllygone]
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Originally Posted By: Mentalllygone
Omg! Omg! Deacon, Charlie, Joanne, everybody - this is amazing! I'm crying right now. I don't even know how to begin to thank you. Sorry for not responding earlier I've been on work travel. But I cannot even begin to think how much my family, especially my mom, is going to love this! You are all so incredibly amazing to help out a complete stranger like this. Please please please tell me how I can ever repay you. I absolutely love how my Nana sounds in the cleaned up version - it gave me chills. Omg - thank you thank you. And thank you. Can I just type thank you a million times smile


Hi meg. It was an absolute pleasure. I would love to make a quick video of the song before sharing by it here. Do you have any photos or videos of nana? You can send them to Joanne at joannecooper dot co dot za
I look forward to it.

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#438527 - 11/17/17 01:33 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: JoanneCooper]
Mentalllygone Offline
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Registered: 11/15/17
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I will take a look. Unfortunately my computer is at home while i'm on work travel. but I'll try to inconspicuously (is that spelled right) get some of her and grandpa from that era from my parents smile

You are truly an amazing person smile

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#438742 - 11/18/17 04:50 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Registered: 06/19/17
Posts: 325
Loc: Victoria, BC
Wow, you guys are absolutely amazing. <3 This community is so fantastic and I love how everyone is willing to help each other out! laugh
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#439375 - 11/21/17 06:14 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: JoanneCooper]
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Update:) hopefully can have photos by end of the weekend smile

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#439376 - 11/21/17 06:22 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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<3

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#439384 - 11/21/17 07:45 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Wonderful! Thanks meg

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#439592 - 11/22/17 01:06 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Gang, send me the final mp3 and I or Josie will submit it for airplay in London and NZ.

Caveat: The queue is quite long, several weeks.

This "family" is the absolute best on the planet!

Donny

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#442948 - 12/06/17 02:01 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Please help!! [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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The song has been posted to the showcase. Here is a link to the topic.
http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=442947#Post442947

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The idea for this project came about when many members on this forum and elsewhere were asking questions about the song writing process. There are many aspects, and many parts of it necessary to create a song, get it arranged, performed, and then published on the internet. So we asked the great songwriter Floyd Jane, who is a regular member on this forum, if he could help. Floyd agreed and was even able to collaborate with other forum members, Janice and Bud. The result is this video we put together that you can see on YouTube or Facebook, called "The Birth of a Song (w/Floyd Jane)".

We hope this video helps other songwriters with their songwriting process, and also shows them tools that are available to them along the way. Also, we mention this User Showcase Forum, and hope to see many new aspiring or accomplished songwriters join this community :blush:

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http://www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#2018_3

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Build 505 Update Available!

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Added: You can now put Section Numbers in your song. Previously you could only use letters A-Z, but now you can use 1-9 as well.
Added:You can now filter styles in the StylePicker for styles that contain Video RealTracks.
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http://www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#505

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