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#227908 - 12/13/13 11:14 AM [User Showcase] The "other" Silent Night.
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This version is acoustic.....

SILENT NIGHT

Real band tracks include

Fiddle
Steel Guitar
Drums
Bass

I'm playing guitars and mandolin.

This is another from last year.
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#227916 - 12/13/13 12:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Very cool version of the song. The lead sound like played on a Mandolin.
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#227926 - 12/13/13 01:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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scott.... yep.

Verse 1 lead is a mando.

Verse 3 is an acoustic guitar that jams around the melody


Thank you for listening.
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#227943 - 12/13/13 02:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi Herb
this is such a versatile song.
A second unusual version (to UK ears at least) from you and one I can hear it being played just like that in thousands of Homes at Christmas time.
I enjoyed the vocal in Vs 2 and 4. Good harmonies too.
Nice impro for V3. Good to hear the "melody line" making an appearance here and there in it - thats how it should be.
Superb acapella finish - what a clever idea.
Excellent.
cheers
ian



Edited by sixchannel (12/13/13 02:03 PM)
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#228163 - 12/14/13 09:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Ian: thanks for the listen. I kinda liked the acapella finish too.
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#228176 - 12/14/13 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Herb,

I like everything about this one man!

Great Job!

later,
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#228177 - 12/14/13 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi Herb,

another nice version.
Merry Christmas.

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#228299 - 12/14/13 07:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Herb this is a great version of Silent Night! I have never heard it done with this instrumentation before so this was a delight to my ears!

Great picking and singing BTW! Loved the ending, great job on that!

Merry Christmas
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#228481 - 12/15/13 04:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi, Herb !

I liked this quite different take
on the old classic. Especially I liked the
acappella part in the end ! Just great !

Cheers
Dani

.....and a Merry Christmas to you and your dearest too !!!

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#228903 - 12/17/13 09:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Thanks again.... I always love to hear Christmas tunes done up with traditional blue grass and acoustic instruments. So I thought I would do a few that way.

Glad you liked it.
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#229204 - 12/18/13 10:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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This arrangement and performance... it sounds so real, I would never have guessed this was done with BIAB. It's amazing what you can do with BIAB.

Great performances. Thanks for posting
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#229478 - 12/19/13 08:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Frankp]
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Originally Posted By: Frankp
This arrangement and performance... it sounds so real, I would never have guessed this was done with BIAB. It's amazing what you can do with BIAB.

Great performances. Thanks for posting


Although I have been working with BB/RB for 6 years or so, I am constantly amazed by what it can do. It gets better every year. I have people on other music & writer forums comment on my studio musicians all the time.

Thank you
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#264915 - 10/07/14 10:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Neat arrangement, if maybe a bit 'clustered' at times. You had some chord progressions in there I hadn't heard before and yet none of them felt off.
Pretty nice touch there with the ending, kept the interest all the way through cool
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#264949 - 10/08/14 07:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Icelander.... you are doing some research and digging for sure to have come upon this.....

It's almost time to dust this off once again for the upcoming holidays......

I enjoy the beauty of the music, so I will substitute chords and use things that others may not.

thanks for the listen.
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#265036 - 10/09/14 12:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Nice job Herb!! The playing is very soulful, and I feel fits the song great! You're no hacker! Take care. Greg

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#265045 - 10/09/14 01:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi Herb ...

You posted this before we got here. So glad Icelander brought it back for us. We loved everything about it. A new take on a classic ... takes courage to redo such a popular holiday standard. And you nailed it!

The simplicity of it is what struck us on first listen. Then we evaluated your choice of instruments and concluded you couldn't have made a better selection. Everything precisely compliments your arrangement.

Really super! Best to ya ...

Alan & Di
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#265061 - 10/09/14 12:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Greg & Al-David

Thanks for listening. I love acoustic instruments..... and this was right up my ally.... been loving this song since forever....

Glad you had a listen..... Glad you enjoyed it.
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#265180 - 10/10/14 04:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: The "other" Silent Night. [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Hi Herb,

This is the first time we hear your Silent Night. As far as we're concerned, keep it this way, so.... acoustic.
Beautiful mandolin and guitar and we like the acapella finish!

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