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#459981 - 03/02/18 09:20 AM [User Showcase] My Grandfather's Clock
TLMelvin Offline
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Registered: 12/17/15
Posts: 70
Loc: Illinois
I haven't posted anything for awhile so thought I'd better do something before I get too rusty. Recorded this with a cheap computer mic and edited and mixed with Audacity. Constructive criticism welcome as always.

My Grandfather's Clock

Title: Grandfather's Clock
File:Grandfather's Clock_4.SGU
Key=E , Tempo 105, Length (m:s)=3:30
No intro. 88 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 88. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _RCKBLLY.STY (Rockabilly Band w/ Baritone Guit)
RealTracks in style: 2421:Bass, Acoustic, RockabillySlapBoomChicka Ev16 100
RealTracks in style: 2424:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm RockabillyBoomChickaKevin Ev 100
RealTracks in style: 2423:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm RockabillyBoomChickaBrent Ev 100
RealTracks in style: 2422:Guitar, Baritone Electric, Rhythm BoomChickaRootFiveBrent Ev16 100
RealDrums in style: BoomChickaEv16^01-a: Brush, Train, b: Rods, Train
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#460054 - 03/02/18 04:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
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Wonderful use of the pausing the instrument phrases in this Henry! Very easy to listen to. well done!
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#460989 - 03/07/18 09:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Ember - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 06/19/17
Posts: 1117
Loc: Victoria, BC
I really enjoyed the sound of this song! It really suited the title and had that old-timesy feel. Thank you so much for sharing this with us!
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#461236 - 03/08/18 06:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Scott C Offline
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Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Very cool tune. Reminds me of a East Coast Cape Breton tune. Well done
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#461770 - 03/12/18 07:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: Scott C]
TLMelvin Offline
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Joe, Ember, and Scott:
Thanks for listening.
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#462182 - 03/14/18 04:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Originally Posted By: TLMelvin
Joe, Ember, and Scott:
Thanks for listening.


You're welcome! Keep writing tunes mate!
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#462229 - 03/15/18 02:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
rayc Offline
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Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 534
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
That was fun. I learnt the song at school in the early 60s.
I reckon you'd do well to rerecord the vocals as the room effect of the mic places the voice above the mix - in another room as they say.
Cool backing.
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#462302 - 03/15/18 09:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: rayc]
TLMelvin Offline
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Registered: 12/17/15
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: rayc
That was fun. I learnt the song at school in the early 60s.
I reckon you'd do well to rerecord the vocals as the room effect of the mic places the voice above the mix - in another room as they say.
Cool backing.


Thanks for the advice. Recording and mixing vocals is not my strong suit.
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#462519 - 03/16/18 04:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Greg Johnson Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
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Loc: Davis, CA
Fun song!! Really well done production which fits the mood of the song. It all works well!! Take care. Greg

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#465961 - 04/07/18 02:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Jim Offline
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Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 148
Loc: Texas
I enjoyed your song... the little breaks added some extra spice to the production... only wished you had added lyrics.
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#466000 - 04/07/18 04:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Torrey Bliss Offline
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Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 1672
Loc: Missouri
TLMelvin, that was a fun tune that had a nice creative use of stops in it! The bass sounded great on those breaks! Thanks, Torrey
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#466258 - 04/09/18 07:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Grandfather's Clock [Re: TLMelvin]
Deryk - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 02/15/17
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What a fun little tune! I love how cheerful it sounds. It has a wonderful groove, and is hard not to move along to it. I'm just imagining this sounding great in a live setting.

Great job and thanks for sharing smile
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