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#212944 - 08/23/13 08:45 AM [User Showcase] Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style
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My dad loves bluegrass, so I took a couple of my songs and put them to the Blue Grass style. I'm always amazed at the changes the style make. I had the Passing Fancy song in my mind one way, but my friends like the BG style a lot better... me too.

https://soundcloud.com/born26s/passing-fancy-bg
https://soundcloud.com/born26s/looking-back-to-seebg

The other version are on down the list.

Let me know.
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#212946 - 08/23/13 09:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Cool tune.... the fun thing with BG is that lyrics can be straight ahead tell the story.....

nice

I would drop the doubling off the vox since that is not used in BG.... harmonies would be OK....


Edited by Guitarhacker (08/23/13 09:17 AM)
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#212954 - 08/23/13 12:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Jim, I agree the BG sounds way better than the original. I also agree with Herb about dropping the doubling. Nice job on this. Tom

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#212957 - 08/23/13 12:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Jim,
Nice one
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#213000 - 08/23/13 09:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Jim G.,

I only listened to the BG version.

Love the lyrics story and enjoyed the song. Feelgood and fun.

IMO, the doubling depends on what the intent is - if it's really for traditional BG then no, but these days it's not uncommon for the more folkie acts to sing in unison (double or more) so that didn't put me off.

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#213030 - 08/24/13 10:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Jim,

+1 to all the above comments. Fun song. I agree with Josie about the doubling. If it's pure BG, no doubling, but it really depends on your intentions/preferences.

Steve
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#213235 - 08/27/13 12:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Jim,

This is really great fun music.
Lousy excuse to your wife...... tho.

Really like the hesitations about 2:03.
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#213251 - 08/27/13 05:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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I am going to offer a contrary opinion. After listening to both versions of "Passing Fancy" I like the original better. I think the way you harmonize and weave vocs is well done and fun. It has a cool P.Simon[ish] groove to it.

IMO, the instrumentation of the original version also supported the story better. Better musical prosody.

I noticed the instrumentation in the BG version and this took away from the story. As crazy as it sounds, this could be because I enjoy bluegrass.

I couldn't find the non-BG version of "looking back to see".

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#213265 - 08/27/13 09:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Enjoyed the 1st one, could not get the 2nd to play so I'll try again later.

Passing fancy, what a clever play on words. Regarding the doubling it did not distract me either, very enjoyable listen.

Later,
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#213325 - 08/28/13 09:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Just got to hear the 2nd Looking Back . . . just wondering I heard a similar tune, don't know who recorded it back in the 60's I think. Is this the same song? Either way do did a fine job on this one also.

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#213444 - 08/30/13 09:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Fancy - Bluegrass style [Re: FLCntryGuy]
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Hi Jim,

I only listened to the BG version. I've got to say that you had me tapping my toes. I love bluegrass because it always leaves me feeling cheerful and happy. Really nice work.

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