Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#263043 - 09/21/14 06:39 PM [User Showcase] The Unreleased Josie Beck...
Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3499
Loc: Woodstock, NY
rsdean Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3499
Loc: Woodstock, NY
Hi All,

Here's a previously unreleased BIAB song called "Old Red Guitar" that Josie and I wrote back in 2011. We never did get around to recording it together, but Josie did a complete take that I think sounds just great… I thought I would put together a little video and share it here.

A little surprise for Josie. smile



Hope you enjoy it.

Bob


Edited by rsdean (09/21/14 06:40 PM)
_________________________
SoundCloud Tracks


Top
#263047 - 09/21/14 06:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 10/24/11
Posts: 173
airtcon-161 Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 10/24/11
Posts: 173
Hi Bob, glad you posted this. She is sounding a little Bobby Gentry here which ain't a bad thing. Enjoyed this one very much.

Cheers

Nels

Top
#263055 - 09/21/14 07:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: airtcon-161]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 11619
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 11619
Loc: Hamlin NY
"Hope you enjoy it", nope loved it!

I agree with the bobby Gentry remark. Josie you sound great as always and that lead guitar work was fantastic.
_________________________
Politicians, like diapers, occasionally need to be changed. Usually for the same reason!

64 bit Win 10 Pro - the latest BiaB and RB - Roland Octa-Capture audio interface - a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#263071 - 09/21/14 08:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1274
F.M.M. Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1274
hi bob well done great vocal and mix enjoyed very much thanks for sharing eric

Top
#263079 - 09/21/14 08:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 02/11/05
Posts: 2646
Loc: Kentucky
PgFantastic Offline
Veteran

Registered: 02/11/05
Posts: 2646
Loc: Kentucky
Excellent work on the vocals by Josie as usual, great writing as well, I love the blues; thanks for sharing!
_________________________
My Tunes

Psalm 57:7 My heart, O God, is steadfast, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music.

Top
#263080 - 09/21/14 09:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4430
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4430
Loc: Davis, CA
I never knew Josie could get down so Bluesy!!! I was half expecting her to transition into a medley with "Son of a preacher man". Very sweeeetly done!! Great job you two! Take care. Greg

Top
#263090 - 09/21/14 10:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4318
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4318
Oh my goodness! Bob you caught me so off guard with this that I was sitting here speechless! What a total surprise!

Thank you for doing this. I sent you an email. grin

Nels, Mario, Eric, Robert and Greg,

Thank you guys for all the kind words.

We wrote this about an old street musician busking in New Orleans. Here are the lyrics:

Old Red Guitar ©2011 Josie Beck/Robert Dean

Rubbing his eyes in the July heat
He opens his case shaking off the sleep
Stretching his fingers to get reborn
One more song on this delta morning

Got his corner, got his sound
Watch the tourists gather round
Plays some Muddy to start the day
Pulling his hat down to get some shade

When his fingers bend those strings
Some folks claim there’s an angel singing
Day into night down by the river of dreams

Oh he ain’t no superstar
Catching dollars in a ma’naise jar
Living bar to bar
Playing his old red guitar

He sings a sermon in a voice so low
Gospel and blues no rock and roll
Old man river’s kicking up a storm
Won’t be long before the rain is pouring

Little swig of strawberry wine
Watch the tourists killing time
Eighty years have come and gone
Him and old red keep playing on

Josie

Top
#263097 - 09/22/14 01:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3072
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3072
Loc: wales
Josie

THAT was excellent!!
Everything about that was top class

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs


Top
#263117 - 09/22/14 07:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6479
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6479
Loc: Florida
Josie/Bob,

Excellent song, guys! A very solid write. Start to finish.
(Each time you sang "ma’naise", I wanted it to be "mason" - but I do like the word....ma’naise...)

Solid production, too. That organ is nice. Good mix.

I have to put this at the top of the list from you guys.

Bob - clever video. Can you make those kids heads bob up and down? Can you color the guitar red? - that would be cool...
(And, hey... where ya been?? we need a bob-song now and again...)

A terrific listen!

floyd
_________________________
125+ BIAB Songs

Top
#263147 - 09/22/14 01:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 3574
Loc: Alabama, USA
Al-David Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 3574
Loc: Alabama, USA
Hey!

So glad Bob posted this! You guys did a terrific job on this. Josie, you sound terrific! And this is a great song in all respects. That organ adds the perfect touch ... and the guitar is just right.

That was great! Totally loved everything about it! Great stuff, for sure!

Alan & Di
_________________________
BIAB 2018 Ultra Plus-all StylePaks*Win10*8GB DDR4*I5-6th Gen*AT 2035 Mic*Peavey Nashville 112 Amp*Ibanez ART120 Electric/Washburn D200S Acoustic*Stromberg Monterey Jazz Guitar

Loops: https://aldavidmusic.wixsite.com/bestmusicloops


Top
#263156 - 09/22/14 02:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Now that is really cool! The living room, the little TV, the little family. But there's nothing little about the voice of Josie Beck. It always powers through, elevating any ol' bunch of changes into artwork.

Dean (aka Aleck Rand)

Top
#263161 - 09/22/14 02:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4721
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4721
Loc: South Carolina
Great collaboration, great write, mix and production with solid vocals and guitar. Hope you guys do something together again soon. Absolutely enjoyable from start to finish.


Charlie
_________________________
BiaB Ultra Pak 2019:RB 2019 Build 2. Windows-7, 64 bit, Home Premium Version with an AMD Athlon II X2 215 Dual-Core Processor and 4GB DDR3 Memory.

Top
#263194 - 09/22/14 09:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3499
Loc: Woodstock, NY
rsdean Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3499
Loc: Woodstock, NY
Thanks for all the nice comments - we certainly appreciate them.

Bob
_________________________
SoundCloud Tracks


Top
#263213 - 09/23/14 04:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3482
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3482
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Hi Bob and Josie !:))


Can I just say that I love
this, I love Josie´s voice and
the tune and production is
just spot on ! Just brilliant !:)))


Cheers
Dani

Top
#263219 - 09/23/14 07:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6023
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6023
Yup.... sounds good and she's a dead ringer on the vox.

My only nit is that I think the music is too smooth.... it needs to be grittier.

Good job.
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music

Top
#263221 - 09/23/14 07:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 1486
Loc: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
GHinCH Offline
Expert

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 1486
Loc: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
I like it, I love, want some more of it...

Guido
_________________________
Desktop; i7-2600k, 8 GB mem., Win 10 Pro, BIAB 2017; RB 2017 - latest build
Laptop: i5-2410M, 4 GB mem, Win 10 Pro, BIAB 2017; RB 2017 - latest build

Top
#263281 - 09/23/14 08:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: PgFantastic]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Bob,
Originally Posted By: PgFantastic
Excellent work on the vocals by Josie as usual, great writing as well, I love the blues; thanks for sharing!


+1 from me.

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#263345 - 09/24/14 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
Josie/Bob,

This is a very nice surprise indeed!
A very smooth mix of instruments.
I do have one nit though, Josie, your voice isn't always 100% in key here.
I listened to a couple of your other songs and I think you are singing better there. However, this jazzy feel definitely suits you.
I love the warm and very subtle timbre in your voice.

Regards,
Rob
_________________________
We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

RnAM Homepage (completely restyled)
YouTube Channel

Top
#263350 - 09/24/14 06:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 6451
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 6451
Loc: GA USA
Now that was a very pleasant look-see and listen.

Glad this one was revived. Nice vocal, production
and a cool video.

Great way to reappear Bob!

J&B

PS Is that Jack Pearson on guitar?
_________________________
Never grow up...it's a trap.
Our 2018 album release
J&B YouTube Sampler
J&B Website

Top
#263809 - 09/29/14 12:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Unreleased Josie Beck... [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4318
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4318
Thank you all very much. I appreciate it and I know Bob does too.


Josie

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Notation Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

There are Notation Enhancements in the NEW Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! These include:
•A new button in the Print Options dialog which lets you quickly print a "chords only" fake sheet. You can also access this from the right-click menu on the chord sheet.
•A new track type (Drums) is now available for The Melody and Soloist tracks.
•Clicking close to a stave line will put a note on the stave line instead of between stave lines. (Previously, you had to click extremely close to a stave line to insert a note on The line.)
•Double-clicking on the Standard mode Notation window (or on the time line in Editable or Staff Roll mode) plays the song from the current time location. Previously, it played the song from the beginning of the current bar.
•Holding down the [Ctrl] key and pressing the zoom in/out buttons results in finest possible incremental adjustment in size.
•In The Notation Windows Options dialog, The clefs split point asterisk indicates that C5* is middle C.
•Pressing The space bar plays the song from the current time location, not the current bar.
•The clefs split point can be set by the spin controls.
•The right-click menu in the Editable or Staff Roll mode Notation window has an option to change the current beat resolution. Previously, the only way to do this was to right-click on the time line.
•There's a keystroke entry notation mode - the 'N' mode, which lets you enter a melody entirely using keystrokes. The keystrokes are N to enter a note, up/down cursor to change its pitch, and left/right cursor to move the time line.
•You can now edit any track in the Event List Editor. When The dialog opens, it will show you the MIDI data in the current Notation track.
•You can quickly enter forced accidentals from the right-click menu.

We talk about these new features within our Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content! video:
25:45 - New Features: Easy Entering of Notation with the 'N' Key
36:48 - Change Beat Resolution From the Right-Click Menu
37:15 - Easier Entry of Notes on Lines
37:42 - Asterisk to Indicate Middle C on & Spin Controls
37:53 - Force Accidental from the Right-Click Menu
38:01 - Edit Any Track in the Event List
38:09 - Keystroke Note Entry Mode 'N' for Faster Note Entry
38:28 - Print Chords Only Fake Sheet
38:32 - More Control of Notation Size

Rather read about it?
-Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual
-New Feature Summary - Notation Enhancements

The New Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows SongPicker!

With Band-in-a-Box® 2019, the SongPicker has been redesigned!
-The completely redesigned window shows information for up to 50,000 songs.
-The song list build is much faster. Approximately 150 songs get added per second.
-A progress bar will appear if the song list build takes longer than 3 seconds.
-You can see the chord progression for the selected song in the list. You can copy and paste it to a text file.
-Many filters are available. You can filter the list by subfolders, genre, feel, time signature, style, songs with melody, soloist, lyrics, key signature, tempo range, and the year of file dates.
-You can search songs that have similar chord progressions and/or melody fragments.
-Hotkey! ss+enter opens the SongPicker, ss2+enter opens the Recently Played Songs, etc.

Learn more about the updates with our New Features Video - we've made it easy to find the section you'll need:
2:55 - New Feature: Redesigned SongPicker
21:58 - New Features: SongPicker Enhancements
41:10 - Now Over 10,600 Titles in SongPicker

You can also read all about the new SongPicker within our Online Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual.

RealBand 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest RealBand 2019 for Windows program manuals!

RealBand 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
RealBand 2019 for Windows New Features Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download

RealBand 2019 is included in every purchase of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2018 - save over 40% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade! Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows program manuals!

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade Manual: Online Manual | PDF Download

Don't forget.... We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2018 - save over 40% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade! Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 on a USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Speed Thrills!

We're excited to say that all Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows UltraPAK and UltraPAK+ orders now ship on a USB 3.0 hard drive!

What does this mean? Faster hard drive transfer rates will enhance the program operations (faster time to generate tracks, reduced audio artifacts) and offer faster transfer speeds (typically up to 3x faster)!

It's a great time to order your UltraPAK or UltraPAK+ Upgrade... they're ON SALE until December 31st!

Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features!

Our "Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content!" video is now ready! Get to know all about the newest features in Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch...

We have listed a table of contents for this video, you'll see it within the YouTube video description, or by visiting this forum post.

RealBand 2019 - A New Look!

Have you opened up your RealBand 2019 yet? You may notice that we've given it a fresh new look! In fact, there are now 3 different looks to RealBand.

See for yourself! Within the program, visit Options | Icon Set and choose from: Classic, Modern 1, or Modern 2.

Forum Stats
28462 Members
58 Forums
55323 Topics
460960 Posts

Max Online: 2434 @ 11/14/17 12:37 AM
Newest Members
Hennryparth, fontenay, Jonbouy, AGT, bobl6289

28462 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Matt Finley 391
Pipeline 341
Noel96 272
jford 266
VideoTrack 247
PeterGannon 215
Al-David 171
fiddler2007 146
Jim Fogle 126
dcuny 120
Today's Birthdays
Kara Music Production, Алик