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#204968 - 05/31/13 07:03 PM [User Showcase] Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings
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This is my first ever video for YouTube.

Keep on Running

I wrote this song and created the video to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Most of the tracks were created from BIAB, mixed in Sonar with a few tracks added and mastered in Sound Forge with Isotope plugins.

Biab Tracks are:
Style MIDI Instruments are : Acoustic String Bass (33),
RealTracks in style: ~598:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in song: 1765:Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Fingerpicking Pop16ths Ev16 085
RealTracks in song: ~~599:Mandolin, Rhythm Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in song: ~820:Mandolin Soloist Bluegrass Ev 100
RealTracks in song: ~689:Organ, B3, Background Pop Ev 085
RealDrums in Song: Nashville2Beat^07-a,b:Brushes

Thanks for listening.

John

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#204971 - 05/31/13 07:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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Hi John,

I love the upbeat, feel-good groove you've got happening here. "Keep on Running" was a pleasure to listen to. Early on in the song, I couldn't stop myself thinking, "This is an extremely well crafted song - lyrics, music, arrangement, mix, performance." The slide-show video was the icing on the metaphorical cake.

I'm already looking forward to your next one!

All the best,
Noel
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#204991 - 05/31/13 09:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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Hi John,

as Noel said, a well crafted song - lyrics, music, arrangement, mix, performance.

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#204999 - 05/31/13 11:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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John, what an excellent first video. The images and music flowed really well with the upbeat inspirational song.

Two thumbs up.

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#205032 - 06/01/13 09:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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Noel: Thanks for listening and your kind comments.

Guenter: Thank you for your comments.

Josie: I'm glad you liked the video. It was a fun project to work on.

John

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#205063 - 06/01/13 03:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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Great! I was half expecting something on the maudlin side and it was a surprise to discover how upbeat the tune is. Nice lyrics, vocal and mix. Thanks for posting this. And the vid is great. Love the imagery and the B&W production.
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#205079 - 06/01/13 07:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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John,

Have to agree with Noel when he says:
"This is an extremely well crafted song - lyrics, music, arrangement, mix, performance."

Nicely done. Nice job on the video. And what a great gesture. I commend you.

floyd

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#205098 - 06/02/13 04:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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Hi, John !

I can fully agree with what
the others have said about
your tune and video ! It really
is a nice tune well performed
on every level !


Cheers
Dani

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#205124 - 06/02/13 10:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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jphillips Offline
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Janice and Bud: Thanks for listening and for you kind comments. I'm glad you liked the video and tune.

Floyd Jane: Thank you. I've been enjoying your tunes as well. They are very well done.

Dani48: I appreciate your comments. Thanks.

John

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#205128 - 06/02/13 10:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: jphillips]
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I like it.... I love that BB mandolin....

nice tribute.
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#205255 - 06/03/13 06:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Keep On Running - to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings [Re: Guitarhacker]
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GuitarHacker:

Thanks for your comments. I appreciate it.

John

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