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#259583 - 08/15/14 10:43 AM [User Showcase] Why did you have to go away
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A song for a good friend we lost to cancer. All music from BIAB.


https://soundcloud.com/fitzync/why-did-you-have-to-go-away
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#259585 - 08/15/14 10:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Hi Fitzy,

Such a heartfelt tribute. I felt it captured the "tears in Heaven" vibe. Very touching.



Charlie
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#259596 - 08/15/14 12:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Hi Fitzy,
Originally Posted By: c_fogle
Such a heartfelt tribute. I felt it captured the "tears in Heaven" vibe. Very touching.

I like it a lot.

Guenter
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#259600 - 08/15/14 12:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Beautiful song, you can hear the emotion.
Take care.
R & AM
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#259639 - 08/15/14 08:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Very beautiful tribute as others have said. I really like the sparse arrangement, and strings worked perfectly. Very sweet and touching. Take care. Greg

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#259646 - 08/15/14 09:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Hi Fitzy,

A beautiful song arranged very tastefully and presented with sincerity. I don't think tributes get any better than this. It was my pleasure to listen.

Best wishes,
Noel
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#259700 - 08/16/14 12:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Hi Fitzy !:))


I lost my wife of 42 years
to cancer, I know what you
sing about ! I cried too !!
So beautiful, so beautiful !

Cheers
Dani

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#259701 - 08/16/14 12:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Thank you for your kind comments, she was a beautiful person.
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#259841 - 08/18/14 11:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Hi Fitzy,

This is a beautiful and moving song. I love the lyrics and the melody. It has a really nice contemporary vibe to it. The arrangement is a perfect fit and the mix sounds great here.

Also I like your voice a lot. You have a very commercial tone and style.

Looking forward to hearing more from you.


Josie

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#259850 - 08/18/14 12:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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In a word Beautiful, Thanks for sharing!
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#259862 - 08/18/14 02:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Hi Fitzy,

Again, beautiful song.
I was wondering... which real tracks did you use?
Especially the fingerpicking guitars.

Regards,
Rob
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#259880 - 08/18/14 05:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Fitzy,

What a beautiful, heartfelt song you've written. Very touching.
Well done!

Greg

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#259882 - 08/18/14 06:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: Fitzync]
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Fitzy,

A beautiful song. Well written, well produced, well sung.

Look forward to hearing more...

floyd

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#259945 - 08/19/14 10:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Why did you have to go away [Re: RnAM]
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Hi Rob,

the main guitar is 2051, a Brent Mason country acoustic. Then later 1582 and 1765 come in, one strumming the other finger picking.


Barry
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