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#152785 - 03/08/12 06:35 PM [User Showcase] Last Train
Registered: 01/28/12
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Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Rob4580 Offline
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Hey all.
Havnt been on for a while.
This is my latest effort.
All comments welcome.

Sound Cloud

Title: Last train
File:Last train.SGU
Key=C , Tempo 125, Length (m:s)=2:35
4 bar intro, 73 bar chorus, from bar 5 to bar 77. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _CONSHPS.STY (Country Shuffle (136 RS))
Style MIDI Instruments are :
RealTracks in style: ~539:Bass, Electric, Pop Sw 120
RealTracks in style: ~372:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Hank Sw 120
RealTracks in style: 617:Pedal Steel, Background Shuffle Sw 136
RealDrums in style: CountryShuffle: a: CountryShuffleb: CountryShuffle

Leed guitar fill me
Leed vocals and harmonies me

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#152786 - 03/08/12 09:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
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Very nice Rob! Really enjoyed it.
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#152787 - 03/09/12 06:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: PeterGannon]
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Tommyc Offline
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Good Job Ironbarkbob!

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#152788 - 03/09/12 04:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Tommyc]
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Rob4580 Offline
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Thanks Peter and Tommyc

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#152789 - 03/09/12 05:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
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MarioD Offline
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LOVED IT

I really liked your choice of RTs. Your vocals were spot on and the train effect put it over the top IMHO

Two thumbs up
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#152790 - 03/10/12 04:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: MarioD]
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Rob4580 Offline
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Hello MarioD.
Your comments are much appreciated.
Thank you

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#152791 - 03/10/12 06:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
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Loc: Otter Lake, Michigan
vzudell Offline
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Hi Rob, You seem to have a real knack for picking the right tracks for good country stuff. I enjoyed the listen! Also listened to "Didn't Notice Me" while I was there and I couldn't help but think that Johhny Cash would have had a ball with that one. I seemed to hear him in every line.

Good job!

Val

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#152792 - 03/12/12 12:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: vzudell]
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Steve Young Offline
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Real nice! Good job all around! Enjoyed it.

Steve
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#152793 - 03/12/12 05:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Steve Young]
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Rob4580 Offline
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Thank you vzudell and Steve Young.

Thank you for your ecouraging comments

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#152794 - 03/12/12 09:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
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Tim Lawrence Offline
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Good job Rob.

Love a country song with a train in it.

Tim

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#152795 - 03/13/12 04:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Tim Lawrence]
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Rob4580 Offline
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Thanks for your comment Tim.
You made me laugh.


Edited by Rob4580 (03/13/12 07:02 PM)

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#152796 - 03/13/12 07:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
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Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
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Rob,

Liked as mentioned above, the train really added a nice important part of your song.
Especially liked you doing the background vocal support. Added
a lot to your song.

Your a very creative person, with a lot of talent!
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#152797 - 03/13/12 08:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: seeker]
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Rob Helms Offline
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Cool song mate! Loved the mix. Very simple and effective.
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#152798 - 03/14/12 05:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob Helms]
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Rob4580 Offline
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Thanks Seeker and Robh for your kind coments.

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#152799 - 05/11/12 03:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Rob4580]
Registered: 05/10/12
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Bonjo Offline
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Posts: 6
Absolute Newbie here - got BIAB today, but have have spent the last few days lurking and listening here. All I can say, is that if this song - Last Train - is an example of what can be achieved with BIAB, then I've spent my money well. An excellent production all round. Well done.

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#152800 - 05/11/12 06:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Train [Re: Bonjo]
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Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Rob4580 Offline
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Warning for new BIAB users.
Be prepared for uncontrolled amounts of inspiration and copious amounts of songs writing.

Welcome Bonjo and thanks for your kind comments.
Will be keeping an eye out for your material.
Regards Rob.

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