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#222523 - 11/25/13 04:40 PM [User Showcase] Long time, no post. New Original!
Registered: 10/21/07
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MikeK Offline
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Here's a good one (we think), finally done with the help of my friend Bob Forbes, who wrote the lyrics and performed the vocals while adding a little violin and a short lead guitar section. The rest is BIAB! Song is called "Waste Of Time"

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12582936

Style is _BOOGIE1.STY (TexasBoogie 2 Guitars (140 RS))

RealTracks in style: 386:Bass, Electric, Blues Chuck Sw 102
RealTracks in style: 651:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm TexasBoogie Sw 140
RealTracks in style: 654:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm TexasBoogieShuffle Sw 140
RealTracks in song: ~586:Harmonica, Background Blues Roadhouse Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 418:Guitar, Slide, Soloist Blues Sw 120 (Bluesy)
RealDrums in style: NashvilleShuffle^01-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride

Hope, you enjoy!
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#222531 - 11/25/13 06:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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Scott C Offline
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What an excellent tune. Excellent rhythm. Excellent toe tapper... Loved it
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#222541 - 11/25/13 07:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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MikeK Offline
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Thank you very much, Scott. Glad you liked it!

To you and everyone else: I will be getting back to listening to everyone's tunes this week. I have a pre-op appointment in the morning, surgery to be scheduled and I'll be here a lot, given the fact that I will be out of commission to go to work for a minimum of 3 weeks.

Thanks again, Scott. Your kind words are very much appreciated! smile
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#222558 - 11/25/13 08:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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Very nice job.

Take care of yourself and enjoy the downtime.

Speedy healing!


DA...

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#222563 - 11/25/13 09:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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MikeK Offline
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Thanks, DA! Much appreciated! smile
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#222565 - 11/25/13 09:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8002
Loc: Florida
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Mike,

I liked your opening. A nice arrangement throughout. Bob does a cool violin, there. Some of the leads are a tad low. Cool harp.

A fun rocking tune. Sounds like you guys had fun doing it. It's agreat thing when that "shows through".

Hope we'll see more from you. And.. get some rest!

(chicken soup, ice cream).

floyd

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#222591 - 11/26/13 02:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: floyd jane]
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Loc: Grand Junction, Colorado USA
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Mike,

Cool rockin' shuffle. I liked it!
I agree with Floyd on the leads comment, especially the first slide solo.

Heal Up!

Greg

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#222621 - 11/26/13 06:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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Hi, Mike !

It sure was no waste of time
listening to this marvellous tune !!!
I don´t really find the right
words for this, but I just loved
everything about it and of course
those georgeous harmonies ....woww !!!:))


Cheers
Dani

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#222627 - 11/26/13 06:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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Posts: 4336
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Mike,

I really enjoyed this - very cool tune.

Bob
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#222637 - 11/26/13 08:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 984
Loc: Maryland
SpaceDog Offline
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Loc: Maryland
Mike,
Sounds great. Really enjoyed it.
SD

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#222643 - 11/26/13 08:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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Mike, Now that's the way to rock. The leads need more volume, other than that the mix sounds good. Thanks for posting. Keep writing and recording. Good luck on the surgery. Tom

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#222694 - 11/26/13 09:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Long time, no post. New Original! [Re: MikeK]
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I really enjoyed this "tight sounding" rocker.

Nice job on the writing...
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