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#227451 - 12/11/13 07:30 AM [User Showcase] Silent Night
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Not your normal version of this song. to say the least, it's a little bit over the top and out of the box.

Silent Night (the rocking version)

Hope you enjoy this version

Guitars are played by me. All the other tracks are BB/RB. Bass, drums, B3..... yep, I think that's about it.
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#227458 - 12/11/13 09:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Love it... grin

Way to go

Keep Rockin'

George
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#227468 - 12/11/13 11:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: George Nelson]
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Have a rocking good Christmas!
You'll have Franz Xavier Gruber spinning in his grave grin but I loved it.
Neat harmonies and lots of OD guitar.
cheers and Merry Christmas
ian
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#227484 - 12/11/13 12:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Excellent version of the song. Excellent playing....

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#227507 - 12/11/13 03:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Herb, Now that's gonna get the rockers in the spirit. Nice job on the playing and production. Tom

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#227548 - 12/11/13 07:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi, Herb !:))


Your rendition is really
extraordinary !!! Took me
a while before I did recognize it (lol) !

But I enjoyed your version really much !:))

Cheers and Merry Christmas to you !!
Dani

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#227568 - 12/11/13 09:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Very cool arrangement Herb. I enjoyed it.

Josie

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#227571 - 12/11/13 09:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Love the guitar work, song works well upbeat, can hear this in a tv commercial for christmas. Thanks for sharing!


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#227627 - 12/12/13 02:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: PgFantastic]
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Originally Posted By: PgFantastic
Love the guitar work, song works well upbeat, can hear this in a tv commercial for christmas. Thanks for sharing!


+1 from me

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#227647 - 12/12/13 05:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hey Herb,

Now that's different! I have to say the production and the arrangement are spectacular. I really like the way you've optimised the spread of instruments across the stereo field. That's a skill that I've still got to master. Thanks for giving me a lesson in how do it smile

This song is one of my all time favourites and I'm not sure that I've adjusted to the change in style. That being said, though, there's no arguing about the fact that your arrangement, performance and production combine to give music at its best.

Happy Christmas to you and yours,
Noel
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#227655 - 12/12/13 07:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Thanks everyone.... this was another fun project to do.
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#227691 - 12/12/13 11:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi Herb,

what a refreshing version!
Fun to listen.

Guenter
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#227796 - 12/12/13 06:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Silent Night [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Very nice, Herb! I've never heard you rock like this. smile

This is one of my favorite Christmas carols, and although different, it's a refreshing arrangement. I like it.

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