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#267947 - 11/10/14 04:55 PM [User Showcase] Everything's a Drum
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Here is an uptempo song of mine featuring Dan Lippert on harmonica. I used BIAB drums, bass, and organ on the song. I added National resonator guitar and National resonator mandolin and sang the vocal. I think the drums and bass sound fantastic.

http://fredgrittner.bandcamp.com/track/everythings-a-drum-2

You can stream the entire album here: https://fredgrittner.bandcamp.com/

On Sweet Marianne the entire track features Dixieland RealTracks and RealDrums.
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#267975 - 11/10/14 10:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Fun tune!! Like the concept. Arrangement comes across very natural, and Dan plays a mean harmonica. Nice job!! Take care. Greg

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#268014 - 11/11/14 09:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Fun tune!! Like the concept. Arrangement comes across very natural, and Dan plays a mean harmonica. Nice job!! Take care. Greg


Same from me. Enjoyed this.

Charlie
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#268048 - 11/11/14 12:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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You guys are hittin' the note on this one!
We're hearing a nice cookin' mix that
let's everything peep through at the
right time.

Nice vocal also.

Kudos!

J&B
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#268050 - 11/11/14 01:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Excellent tune. Great toe tapper
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#268138 - 11/11/14 10:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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HI Fred ...

You nailed it! You guys put it right up their on the top shelf. This a great example of simplicity being exciting. Simplicity is so danged difficult if you do it right. You gentlemen did it right!

Super vocal, too! Our feet are still tapping .. makes it hard to gert to the kitchen for that snack I'm wanting! Very nice, indeed! loved it! Best to you ...

Alan & Di
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#268578 - 11/15/14 10:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: Al-David]
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Thanks again for the positive comments.
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#268721 - 11/16/14 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
HI Fred ...

You nailed it! You guys put it right up their on the top shelf. This a great example of simplicity being exciting. Simplicity is so danged difficult if you do it right. You gentlemen did it right!

Super vocal, too! Our feet are still tapping .. makes it hard to gert to the kitchen for that snack I'm wanting! Very nice, indeed! loved it! Best to you ...

Alan & Di


A big +1.

I just bought your CD!
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#268780 - 11/17/14 10:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred,
Nice tune. It got my toe tapping. Thanks for posting.
SD

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#268790 - 11/17/14 11:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi Fred,

Very nice song with a catching rythm!

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#273990 - 12/11/14 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks, Mario!
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#273998 - 12/11/14 01:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi Fred
I can only echo what our music friends stated above. Great song! Simplicity in a pro package!
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#274220 - 12/12/14 06:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Instant smiles on this, great driving feel, great harp playing, playful vocal. Not many cylinders in this engine, but firing on all of them! Nicely done!

Thanks,
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#274917 - 12/16/14 10:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: BruceI]
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Thanks, Fred and Bruce!
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#275109 - 12/17/14 08:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Good stuff, Fred,

+2 to all the other comments.

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#275494 - 12/19/14 10:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Everything's a Drum [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks, Alyn.
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