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#288086 - 03/15/15 12:43 PM [User Showcase] The Cantina "New"
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The Cantina

This was a five minuet write.
Comments invited.
Rob

https://soundcloud.com/ironbarkbob/the-cantina

Down in the Cantina sunlight bathes the walls.
Where the desert cactus sprawls In the Cantina.
Mariachi music plays you could laze away your days.
Just forget the city haze.In the Cantina.

Oh man you should have see her.
I was sitting nearer.
Holding my Margarita in the Cantina.

Bridge

Down in the Cantina where the kiotes call to me.
There's flamenco on the breeze in the Cantina.
Now I'm in the airport cue not a cactus in my view.
I'm sorry to be leaving the Cantina.

Oh man you should have see her.
I was sitting nearer.
Holding my Margarita in the Cantina.

Though my Margaritas with me she traveling duty free.
I'm taking her away from the Cantina.
Far well to those desert sands I've come away a different man
Yes I know I'll always miss the Cantina.

Oh man you should have see her.
I was sitting nearer.
Holding my margarita in the Cantina.

****** Song Summary *************
Title: The Cantina
File:The Cantina.SGU
Key=C , Tempo 120, Length (m:s)=3:06
1 bar intro, 88 bar chorus, from bar 2 to bar 89. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _CMPFMDS.STY (Campfire, Strumming Medium)

RealTracks in song: 1293:Bass, Electric, TexMexCountry Ev 120
RealTracks in style: ~405:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Ev 120
RealTracks in song: ~599:Mandolin, Rhythm Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in song: ~2201:Guitar, Nylon, Background CountryBrent Ev 120
RealDrums in Song: TexMexCountryEv8^1-a:Groove, Shaker & Scrapper , b:Ride, Shaker & Scrapper

Written in Band in a Box and Real Band.
Mixed with Reaper.
Vocals my self


Edited by Rob4580 (03/15/15 12:46 PM)

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#288089 - 03/15/15 01:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Hi Bob

you also have the voice like Johnny Cash!!

The song remember me the Bob Dylan's style in the Lp
"Pat Garret & Billy the kid" (cantina theme)

Great work.

Hello.
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#288093 - 03/15/15 02:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Hi Bob. Nice relaxed song there.
Would have taken me a week at least!
Your voice and style always make me think of Marty Robbins.
Cheers.
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#288100 - 03/15/15 02:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Sometimes the best ones just flow!! This has a really pleasant feel. Arrangement works perfect, and you nailed the vocal. Cool song!! Take care. Greg

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#288116 - 03/15/15 05:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri
Hi Bob

you also have the voice like Johnny Cash!!

The song remember me the Bob Dylan's style in the Lp
"Pat Garret & Billy the kid" (cantina theme)

Great work.

Hello.


Hello Sergio.
Thank you for your comments.
Rob.

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#288122 - 03/15/15 07:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,
Wow. I wish I could write a song that good in five minutes! Nice job.
SD

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#288125 - 03/15/15 07:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Bob
Great to have something with a very unique South American/Mexican feel. Really worked nice.
Trevor
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#288138 - 03/16/15 03:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: RichMac]
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Originally Posted By: RichMac
Hi Bob. Nice relaxed song there.
Would have taken me a week at least!
Your voice and style always make me think of Marty Robbins.
Cheers.


Many thanks RichMac.
Rob.

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#288139 - 03/16/15 03:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Hi Bob,

Nice!
Love the relaxed Mexican style in this one.☺ Rosita, where's my tequila? ☺

Fred

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#288187 - 03/16/15 11:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Clever write, Rob. Good choice of RTs.. - fj

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#288208 - 03/16/15 02:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Sometimes the best ones just flow!! This has a really pleasant feel. Arrangement works perfect, and you nailed the vocal. Cool song!! Take care. Greg


Hello Greg.
That is so true.
Some of my better songs are written in a short time.
Thanks for listening.
Rob

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#288217 - 03/16/15 03:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: SpaceDog]
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Originally Posted By: SpaceDog
Rob,
Wow. I wish I could write a song that good in five minutes! Nice job.
SD


Thanks Space Dog.
Some five minuet songs go straight out the window.
Thanks for your comment.
Rob.

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#288218 - 03/16/15 03:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: AudioTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Bob
Great to have something with a very unique South American/Mexican feel. Really worked nice.
Trevor



Hello Trevor.
I started this song with one individual track at a time.
The result was what you hear.
Normally I would steer away from this genre,thought it was worth the experiment.

Rob.

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#288223 - 03/16/15 03:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Excellent selection of real tracks! gives your song a sweet smooth vibe.

What's not to like here smile

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#288244 - 03/16/15 10:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: FredM]
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Originally Posted By: FredM
Hi Bob,

Nice!
Love the relaxed Mexican style in this one.☺ Rosita, where's my tequila? ☺

Fred


Thanks Fred.
Your drink is still in the bottle Im afraid:)
Rob.

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#288248 - 03/17/15 02:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,

Good song for a quick write.
You should now be known as speedy gonzales/rob4580 grin

Your voice really suits that style of music.

thoroughly enjoyed

Alyn
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#288269 - 03/17/15 06:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Nice southwestern Marty Robbins groove and sound
you have going here. Very cool and vivid imagery
in the lyric. I do have to say that had I read the
lyric before listening I wouldn't have known that a
kiote was a coyote smile The mix sounds just right
on the monitors for my ears and taste. You definitely
have a good feel for different genres. Fun isn't it?!

Very nice listen!!

J&B

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long to remember my PG Music password.
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#288277 - 03/17/15 07:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Nice song Rob!

When you say this took 5 minutes, that doesn't include the time it took to write the lyrics, does it?

But, whether it does or not, the ability to crank out good songs quickly is a pretty good indication of your comfort level with the software, and a pretty good testimony to BIAB as a rapid development system!

On top of all the things I always like about your songs (your voice in particular) I liked the way you wrote the lyrics to suggest that Margarita might be a woman instead of a drink. Every time you mention "Margarita" the context supports both interpretations. I think that sort of thing adds a lot to any song.

The song is straight-forward, and also a little bit obscure. It Keeps the audience wondering if you might mean something besides what you appear to be saying. wink

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#288306 - 03/17/15 01:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: Rob4580]
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Steve Stills said he wrote "For what it's worth" (Somethin' happenin' here) like that-just came out. Take care. Greg

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#288329 - 03/17/15 05:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Cantina "New" [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Clever write, Rob. Good choice of RTs.. - fj


Hey Floyd.
Thanks for listening.
Rob

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