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#220592 - 11/09/13 06:24 PM [User Showcase] The Lindroos-Rand Collaborative: MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF
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aleck rand Offline

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There's no such thing as a bad Burt Bacharach (ASCAP) tune, but this one brings back powerfully sweet memories. If you remember the Walker Brothers, Jerry Butler or Dionne Warwick versions, then you're in the same generation as Dani and myself.

The accompanists

RT Bass908
RT Guitar1637
RT Piano/Synthlayer1408
RD RockEven8

The performers

Lead vocal: Aleck Rand
Harmony lines: NORDIC HARMONICS ASA, Dan Lindroos, CEO-elect

Sweetwater Creation Station. BIAB 2018, Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio, Izotope Nektar 2, Ozone 8, KEYBOARDS: Kurzweil Artis 7, Crumar MOJO, Hammond XK-3, BASSES (fretted & fretless by Ibanez, LTD, Warwick. GUITARS by Guild, Gretsch, Ibanez, Eastwood (12 string)

#220620 - 11/10/13 04:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Lindroos-Rand Collaborative: MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF [Re: aleck rand]
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gibson Offline

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Dean and Dani,

That is one of my most favourite songs ever, especially the Walker Brother's version, but this comes close!!real close!

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#220708 - 11/10/13 04:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Lindroos-Rand Collaborative: MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF [Re: gibson]
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aleck rand Offline

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That makes two of us. My two favorite songs of that era are The Walker Brothers version of Make it Easy and I Only Have Eyes for You (1959) by the Flamingos (shu-bop! shu-bop!).

The Walker Brothers had limited success in the States but hit like dynamite in England. Damn, they were great. To think that we even got close is a wonderful complement.

Always a pleasure to hear from you.


#220788 - 11/11/13 10:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Lindroos-Rand Collaborative: MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF [Re: aleck rand]
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boehm Offline

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Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Dean and Dani,

wondergful vocals and harmonies.
More modern than the Walker Brothers.

Latest Song: What You Desire


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