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#221536 - 11/17/13 12:33 PM [User Showcase] I'm Coming Home For Christmas
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Rickey Offline
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I actually wrote and recorded this quite a few years ago but I drag it out every year around this time and share it. This year I thought I would have some fun with BIB and I re-recorded it with the intention of making it 100% BIB but I couldn't help myself and added some background strings and a live guitar lead.

Happy Holidays to all of you and thanks for a wonderfull year of music and knowledge. The talent here is amazing.

"I'm coming home for Christmas"
Rick Hansen- words and music

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Edited by rickey2005 (11/17/13 12:48 PM)
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#221545 - 11/17/13 02:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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I enjoyed this - thanks for posting. smile

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#221548 - 11/17/13 02:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Juking tune.... it has lots of good energy and lots to like about it.

On my cans it sounds a bit pushed....almost like it's over compressed.... or on the edge of distortion .... very slight not overtly noticeable.

Love the modulation and the demodulation of keys, not something you hear too much of these days.

Cool sounding guitar part.


Man .... you don't mind changing keys one bit.....

Nice job too on the lyrics....

All around good job.
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#221551 - 11/17/13 03:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Rickey Offline
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Thanks, I have a DAW that goes to 11... .Thanks for the heads up I'll pull it back from the cliff a little if I get some time opened up.


Rick
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#221552 - 11/17/13 04:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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rickey,

Good rockin' tune. Well done. A nice balance in the mix.

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#221572 - 11/17/13 05:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Hi, Rickey !

and thanks for your Christmas greetings
hereby returned !:))
I loved that groove, I just love the
feel, makes one wanna jump up and......dance !!!:))


Cheers
Dani

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#221589 - 11/18/13 02:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Guitarhacker]
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I like the style, bouncy and toe tappin'. Good highway driving music. Well done and thanks for sharing
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#221658 - 11/18/13 10:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Got my feet tapping! Cool song, really enjoyed it a lot.

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#221670 - 11/18/13 11:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Ya got me rocking rickey! And it's kind of late here in my neck of the woods, so that's saying something in itself.

Very enjoyable listen.

Later,
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#221680 - 11/19/13 02:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Nice uptempo song - thanks for posting it!
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#221686 - 11/19/13 02:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Hi rickey2005,

Nice bouncy song...I like the key change both up and down.

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#221704 - 11/19/13 09:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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rickey, Nice groove on this one. Well written and I especially liked the key changes. Tom

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#221718 - 11/19/13 10:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Nice rocker with some surprises throughout the spot on arrangement. Fun listen. Thanks for dragging it out!
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#221734 - 11/19/13 12:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: Rickey]
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Ricky,
Good song. I like the key change modulations and the triple-tap ending. classic.

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#221741 - 11/19/13 01:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: I'm Coming Home For Christmas [Re: SpaceDog]
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Rickey Offline
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Thanks for all the positive feedback everyone. It really amazed me how I could fold this song into BIB with so little trouble. And to put it into a "out of the box" arrangement was really a nice suprise.

Rick
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