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#442945 - 12/06/17 01:05 AM [User Showcase] Won't Bring Her Home
PeterF Offline
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Won't Bring Her Home

A tale of love lost:

Leon wrote the lyrics and sang.
I sang a bit and played the guitar solos.

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Won’t Bring Her Home


Yesterday I was a rooster
Today I’m just a feather duster
Rising from my bed this morning
Took all the willpower I could muster
But all the willpower in the world
Won’t bring back my darling girl
All the messages I left upon her phone

Won’t bring her home
Won’t bring her home

I begged for her forgiveness
Said it didn’t mean a thing
But she just looked right through me
Slipped off her wedding ring
All my tears and my excuses
They won’t ever change her mind
Beg her to think about the happiness we’ve known

Won’t bring her home
Won’t bring her home

Yesterday I was a fool
All the things I took for granted
How did I slide so far down?
From the heights that I commanded
All the stupid little lies
All the hurt I trivialized
Blame it all upon that damn y chromosome

Won’t bring her home
Won’t bring her home
Won’t bring her home
Won’t bring her home

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#442967 - 12/06/17 04:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
BlueAttitude Offline
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
Nice one!

Some very cool lines, I especially like the opening line "Yesterday I was a rooster
Today I’m just a feather duster" and the closing line "All the hurt I trivialized
Blame it all upon that damn y chromosome"

Lovely fluid and melodic guitar playing, just the way I like to hear it.

Good tune you two, enjoyed!
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#443004 - 12/06/17 08:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
floyd jane Offline
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Leon & Peter...

Cool song. Rhyming chromosome/home was original!

Very cool instrumentation. Excellent mix. Good vocal.

SUPER nice guitar! Sounded like George Harrison was in the studio!!! Terrific.

floyd
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#443051 - 12/06/17 11:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
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Great vibe, and some really creative lyrics!! Love that Harrison/Clapton vibe on the solos-SOOOOOOOOO-SWEEEEEEEET!! Very cool stuff guys!! Take care. Greg

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#443054 - 12/06/17 11:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
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Loc: New Zealand
A slightly restrained blues and very tasteful.
Nice laid back vocal and cool guitar.
Cheers.
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#443083 - 12/06/17 01:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
Rob4580 Offline
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Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Clever write Peter. I really liked the chord progression and the drum groove.
And of course the guitar work was excellent.
Great write my friend. Rob

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#443190 - 12/07/17 12:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
PeterF Offline
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Loc: Sydney Australia
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Nice one!

Some very cool lines, I especially like the opening line "Yesterday I was a rooster
Today I’m just a feather duster" and the closing line "All the hurt I trivialized
Blame it all upon that damn y chromosome"

Lovely fluid and melodic guitar playing, just the way I like to hear it.

Good tune you two, enjoyed!


Thanks Dave - glad you liked the guitar parts.

Peter

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#443217 - 12/07/17 04:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
Al-David Offline
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Loc: Alabama, USA
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Nice one!

Some very cool lines, I especially like the opening line "Yesterday I was a rooster
Today I’m just a feather duster" and the closing line "All the hurt I trivialized
Blame it all upon that damn y chromosome"

Lovely fluid and melodic guitar playing, just the way I like to hear it.

Good tune you two, enjoyed!



I couldn't agree more. A really good write, arrangement and delivery. It has it all. Cool song and great job by both of you. Merry Christmas,

Alan
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#443318 - 12/07/17 09:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
Scott C Offline
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Awesome tune. Excellent vocal and lyric. And the harmonies Well done. Love the sound of your guitar Peter. Super tone and loved your phrasing..
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#443342 - 12/07/17 10:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
Robertkc Offline
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Peter & Leon,
Who could resist that opening line? - brilliant!
I liked the "won`t bring her home" refrain ( catchy in a foreboding way) and I always enjoy Leon`s vocal style.
Then there`s the guitar playing; up there with your best, Peter!

Robert

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#443471 - 12/07/17 09:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: floyd jane]
PeterF Offline
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Loc: Sydney Australia
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Leon & Peter...

Cool song. Rhyming chromosome/home was original!

Very cool instrumentation. Excellent mix. Good vocal.

SUPER nice guitar! Sounded like George Harrison was in the studio!!! Terrific.

floyd


Thanks floyd I'm very happy to take the George Harrison compliment!

Peter

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#443496 - 12/08/17 12:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
VideoTrack Offline
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Really enjoyed this Peter & Leon.

You delivered something from inside the box but outside the square wink .

Cool guitar lines, a bit of Santana might have snuck in there even, and all wrapped up with a top drivin' beat.

Great effort.
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#443590 - 12/08/17 11:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
gruverider Offline
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Really cool song! You've got some sweet licks riding through this one!

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#443594 - 12/08/17 11:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: PeterF]
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Good work on this one guys. Powerful song. Good job on everything. Punchy mix!

Smokin' guitar.
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#443627 - 12/08/17 01:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Won't Bring Her Home [Re: Greg Johnson]
PeterF Offline
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Loc: Sydney Australia
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Great vibe, and some really creative lyrics!! Love that Harrison/Clapton vibe on the solos-SOOOOOOOOO-SWEEEEEEEET!! Very cool stuff guys!! Take care. Greg


Greg
Thanks - made my day.

Peter

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