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#280399 - 01/16/15 02:26 PM [User Showcase] Mountains of Mourne
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An Irish traditional this time.

Mountains of Mourne

Style: BZSLWLZ.STY (Bouzouki SlowWaltz Duo [100RS])

1797:Piano, Rhythm IslandJohn Ev 110 (midi)
Realtracks:
2334:String Quartet, Rhythm PopChamber Ev 085
1815:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking CelticSlowWaltz Ev 110
896:Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Rhythm FolkRock Ev 100
1122:Bass, Acoustic, CountryWaltz Sw 110
900:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming FolkRockWaltz Ev 150

Mountains of Mourne

Oh, Mary, this London's a wonderful sight
With people here working by day and by night
They don't sow potatoes nor barley nor wheat
But there's gangs of them diggin' for gold in the street
At least when I asked them, that's what I was told
So I just took a hand at this diggin' for gold
But for all that I've found there, I might as well be
In the place where the dark Mourne sweeps down to the sea

I believe that when writin' a wish you expressed
As to how the fine ladies of London were dressed
But if you'll believe me, when asked to a ball
They don't wear no tops to their dresses at all
Oh, I've seen them myself and you could not in truth
Tell if they were bound for a ball or a bath
Don't be startin' them fashions now, Mary McRee,
In the place where the dark Mourne sweeps down to the sea

There's beautiful girls here, oh, never you mind
Beautiful shapes Nature never designed
Lovely complexions of roses and cream
But let me remark with regard to the same
That if at those roses you venture to sit
The colors might all come away on your lip
So I'll wait for the wild rose that's waitin' for me
In the place where the dark Mourne sweeps down to the sea
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#280421 - 01/16/15 03:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Very nice. Great video. Another cover showed up on the YouTube list from Don Mclean so I could make a comparison with an artist I am familiar with. Your version is equally impressive. Can't ask for more.


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#280436 - 01/16/15 04:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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A lovely old song and beautifully done. Most appropriate video. A real good listen. Cheers.
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#280458 - 01/16/15 07:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Rob, you have such an amazing voice! How I wish I could make notes flow out of my vocal chords the way you can! So smooth and effortless sounding!

And here we have an example of your versatility! A couple of tunes ago it was an excellent 80's style pop song, while this time it's an Irish traditional! You just don't have any boundaries do you?? wink

The old photos in the video did a good job of visually creating a space in time for the song to reside. Without the video, the impact of the song wouldn't have been quite the same for me. Beautiful scenery to go with the beautiful song.

I guess that was Anne-Marie singing harmonies... as usual a very nice job! But maybe a little bit understated. We always want to hear as much of her contribution as possible.

Great job, my friends! I always enjoy everything you post, and this was no exception!

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#280506 - 01/17/15 06:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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super production!

your voice hear is perfectly haunting

much enjoyed!

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#280555 - 01/17/15 12:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Hey guys,
Would loved to of heard this but I cant get any audio on YouTube.
Do you have it posted any where else.

Rob 4580

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#280560 - 01/17/15 12:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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hi r&am great vocal and arrangement wonderful song thanks for sharing eric
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#280561 - 01/17/15 01:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Really nicely done!! Pretty song, a superb vocal delivery, and the instrumentation could not have worked better. This is a bit different for you guys-very traditional folk sound. Some really interesting lyrics. You nailed it!! Take care. Greg

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#280583 - 01/17/15 02:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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WOW this is top shelf all the way!

Great vocal, lyrics, backing tracks and video!

I really like this one!
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#280586 - 01/17/15 02:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Hey Guys,

We just listened and watched...mesmerizing!
The production is outstanding and particularly
the vocals and the vid images. There is a wealth
of great material out in the public domain just
awaiting a new vibrant interpretation like this.
Thanks for introducing us to this one.

J&B
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#280611 - 01/17/15 04:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Love your music. Another awesome song and cool video. Great story..
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#280622 - 01/17/15 04:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: Rob4580]
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#280623 - 01/17/15 04:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Hey Rob and Anne-Marie !:))

This was really hauntingly beautiful !
This is my fav of yours so far as it
comes to production and performance,
naturally your own tunes are also very
good too !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#280639 - 01/17/15 06:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Hi Rob and Anne-Marie,
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Really nicely done!! Pretty song, a superb vocal delivery, and the instrumentation could not have worked better. This is a bit different for you guys-very traditional folk sound. Some really interesting lyrics. You nailed it!!

Greg ecactly expressed my thoughts.
Big +1 from me.

Guenter
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#280691 - 01/18/15 02:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: MarioD]
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Originally Posted By: MarioD
WOW this is top shelf all the way!

Great vocal, lyrics, backing tracks and video!

I really like this one!

Indeed Rob and Anne Marie, your vocals are always such a high standard. Like Pat I would love to be able to sing like that smile
Enjoyed all the way
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#280696 - 01/18/15 03:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RnAM]
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Hi Rob and Anne-Marie,

Top notch work! I really enjoyed your version.

I cannot add any more to the praise you have already received except to +1 all of it.

Rec
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#280727 - 01/18/15 07:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: c_fogle
Very nice. Great video. Another cover showed up on the YouTube list from Don Mclean so I could make a comparison with an artist I am familiar with. Your version is equally impressive. Can't ask for more.


Charlie


Thanks Charlie, we like the comparison with DonMclean (Rob's a great fan)!
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#280728 - 01/18/15 07:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: RichMac]
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Originally Posted By: RichMac
A lovely old song and beautifully done. Most appropriate video. A real good listen. Cheers.


Thanks Richard!
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#280729 - 01/18/15 07:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: Pat Marr]
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Hi Pat,

Thanks for your nice words!
We like to try all kinds of styles.
Yes, the harmonies are Anne-Marie's. We thought the song just needed some modest harmonies. Other songs ask for more.

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#280730 - 01/18/15 07:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mountains of Mourne [Re: gruverider]
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Originally Posted By: gruverider
super production!

your voice hear is perfectly haunting

much enjoyed!


Thanks Lawrence!
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