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#314323 - 10/13/15 05:04 PM [User Showcase] Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar)
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MYSTIC CHORDS

Janice and I are both history buffs and I ran across this Lincoln quote a while back.

"The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." – Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861, from his first inaugural address.

I couldn’t get the phrase off my mind and eventually it morphed into a song write. I had my ideas developed and the verses/chorus/bridge written but each time I came back to it I was more and more convinced that it was lacking - well, it was there but it felt cumbersome. So, I asked floyd to help me out. He quickly stripped it down, polished many lines, replaced a few and rewrote the bridge. If that wasn’t enough he, again, quickly came up with a great melody. Once more he made me feel like a bit of a writer smile To ice this cake that I’d been handed Tom (tommyad) made the whole mystic chord theme shine with a couple of fine acoustic and electric guitar tracks and floyd provided a tight harmony part to accent the lead vocal.

BTW, the Martin picture is Janice's old '18.

An oft told tale of the washed up musician but hopefully with a new twist or so. Comments are most welcome. Thanks for your time.

Lead vocal: Janice
Harmony vocal: floyd
Electric and acoustic guitar solo/fills: Tom Adams
Bud: RT’s and the mixing/mastering stuff

Drums: N’ville Even 16
Bass: 1036 NortherRockBallad Ev65
Guitar Rhythm: 1037 NortherRockBallad Acoustic Ev65
Guitar Rhythm: 836 AltCountryRootsy Electric Ev75
Fiddle: 1594 Pop16s Ev65 Outside Ev65


Mystic Chords

V1
endless gigs...endless roadhouses...
he never quit... he never counted the losses...
night after night... of near-empty rooms
sometimes just a bartender, him and his tunes
 
Ch
now no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, a battered Martin left for dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
 
V2
behind the barn, the bus gathers dust
a Silver Eagle gone to rust
a million miles...a thousand towns
to find a stage, a pickup band, that elusive sound
 
Ch
but no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, a battered Martin lies dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
 
Bridge:
sometimes he still hears that roar
an ovation that makes his old heart soar
 
Ch
but no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, his battered Martin.....dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
mystic chords of memory play

© 2015 B. Merritt (words) & floyd jane (words/melody)
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#314326 - 10/13/15 05:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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This is a true A-+ in every sense of the word. It is a privilege to even be able to comment. WOW...

This is an A-game production if ever there was one.

Lovin' this one.


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#314330 - 10/13/15 06:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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The fab three. I'm also a civil war buff and this poetic tune paints many a picture.
I can see that battered Martin, it has a crack near the bridge and the the top E string is missing but still plays magnificently.
Well done you guys

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#314333 - 10/13/15 06:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Well Team, you've nailed another one for sure. What a great arrangement, and what fantastic subject material for the song. I really like the way you took that line and developed it into something else.

Floyd, Bud, Janice and Tommy, congratulations, take a bow.
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#314347 - 10/13/15 09:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Fantastic you guys! Should be playing on the top ten radio charts. I love the clean strong sound of your recording process and such a great performance from Janice and Floyd. All of you together have produced a great song! Great writing and story line and I will add that I agree with the other comments. It will be hard for you guys to top this one but with your talent I know that you will.
Sonny



Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
MYSTIC CHORDS

Janice and I are both history buffs and I ran across this Lincoln quote a while back.

"The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." – Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861, from his first inaugural address.

I couldn’t get the phrase off my mind and eventually it morphed into a song write. I had my ideas developed and the verses/chorus/bridge written but each time I came back to it I was more and more convinced that it was lacking - well, it was there but it felt cumbersome. So, I asked floyd to help me out. He quickly stripped it down, polished many lines, replaced a few and rewrote the bridge. If that wasn’t enough he, again, quickly came up with a great melody. Once more he made me feel like a bit of a writer smile To ice this cake that I’d been handed Tom (tommyad) made the whole mystic chord theme shine with a couple of fine acoustic and electric guitar tracks and floyd provided a tight harmony part to accent the lead vocal.

BTW, the Martin picture is Janice's old '18.

An oft told tale of the washed up musician but hopefully with a new twist or so. Comments are most welcome. Thanks for your time.

Lead vocal: Janice
Harmony vocal: floyd
Electric and acoustic guitar solo/fills: Tom Adams
Bud: RT’s and the mixing/mastering stuff

Drums: N’ville Even 16
Bass: 1036 NortherRockBallad Ev65
Guitar Rhythm: 1037 NortherRockBallad Acoustic Ev65
Guitar Rhythm: 836 AltCountryRootsy Electric Ev75
Fiddle: 1594 Pop16s Ev65 Outside Ev65


Mystic Chords

V1
endless gigs...endless roadhouses...
he never quit... he never counted the losses...
night after night... of near-empty rooms
sometimes just a bartender, him and his tunes
 
Ch
now no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, a battered Martin left for dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
 
V2
behind the barn, the bus gathers dust
a Silver Eagle gone to rust
a million miles...a thousand towns
to find a stage, a pickup band, that elusive sound
 
Ch
but no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, a battered Martin lies dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
 
Bridge:
sometimes he still hears that roar
an ovation that makes his old heart soar
 
Ch
but no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, his battered Martin.....dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head
mystic chords of memory play

© 2015 B. Merritt (words) & floyd jane (words/melody)

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#314359 - 10/13/15 11:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Well what a team! Like it all and particularly the chorus being quite restrained which fits perfectly with the theme of mystic chords. Cheers.
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#314362 - 10/13/15 11:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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WOW

beautiful
Quote:
but no more crowds... no more cheers
he turns the radio up... downs a few more beers
in the corner, his battered Martin.....dead
while mystic chords of memory play... in his head


memories take over when something has gone and you can't eradicate them,

Well done Bud, floyd, Janice and Tom for producing country at its best

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#314369 - 10/14/15 12:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Thought I'd like it and I did. Well sung, well written and well played!

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#314373 - 10/14/15 04:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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This is gorgeous guys!
Bud: I can imagine that these lines spoken by Abram Lincoln serve very well as a source of inspiration for cool lyrics like this one.
A lyric that will resonate with lots of people, playing or having played gigs, either solo or in a band.

I've been a fan of Martin acoustic guitars all my life, but never been able to afford one. The best I have done, many years ago, was an Ovation balladeer, which I bought secondhand.
But that isn't the same as a Martin.

The song has a beautiful country feel.
All the parts are very well done.
Professional work, as always!

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#314376 - 10/14/15 04:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Nice.... I enjoyed that one.

Loved how you took Abe's quote and wrote a song about a fading star.....

Nice, tasty stuff.
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#314381 - 10/14/15 04:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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#314389 - 10/14/15 05:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: c_fogle
This is a true A-+ in every sense of the word. It is a privilege to even be able to comment. WOW...

This is an A-game production if ever there was one.

Lovin' this one.

Charlie


Charlie, we are humbled by your remarks. Thank you so much. And thanks to floyd and Tom for helping us so much with our work on this tune.
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#314397 - 10/14/15 06:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Well Team, you've nailed another one for sure. What a great arrangement, and what fantastic subject material for the song. I really like the way you took that line and developed it into something else.

Floyd, Bud, Janice and Tommy, congratulations, take a bow.

A great collab by four pros.
I enjoyed this a lot.

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#314400 - 10/14/15 07:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: boehm]
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An excellent composition and arrangement performed perfectly. i especially loved the acoustic guitar fills. Thanks for sharing.
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#314408 - 10/14/15 07:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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First of all, my thanks to the three of you for the invitation to play on this. I am seriously in love with this song. I think it is at the top of what y'all have done. The line "Mystic Chords of Memory" is a powerful statement filled with many meanings and images far beyond what four words can usually convey. A tremendous write, a tremendous vocal, and a tremendous arrangement and production. I also love the connection here- March 4[the date of Lincoln's speech] is also the date of my birthday and floyd's birthday! Congratulations you three on a brilliant song. Tom

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#314419 - 10/14/15 09:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Rob4580
The fab three. I'm also a civil war buff and this poetic tune paints many a picture.
I can see that battered Martin, it has a crack near the bridge and the the top E string is missing but still plays magnificently.
Well done you guys


Appreciate that Rob! I like your description of the old Martin. I've seen a lot of them over them over the years in all kinds of disrepair. I'm glad I bought Janice's waaaay back before the market went nuts.

J&B

Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Well Team, you've nailed another one for sure. What a great arrangement, and what fantastic subject material for the song. I really like the way you took that line and developed it into something else.

Floyd, Bud, Janice and Tommy, congratulations, take a bow.


Thank you. We ALL fun with this one!

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#314446 - 10/14/15 12:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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What a gorgeous production, great acoustic guitar and vocals. Wow! Sounds really pro!! Love it love it love it.

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#314457 - 10/14/15 02:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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What a beautiful song!!! The forum A team has captured "that sound" that made it my favorite era (a little Bonnie Raitt, a little Jackson Brown, a little Little Feat). Wonderfully organic and heartfelt. Vocal and mix are awesome and Tommy's guitars bring it right into your own living room. Truly a gem!! Great job guys! Take care. Greg

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#314464 - 10/14/15 03:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: SRP]
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Originally Posted By: SRP
Fantastic you guys! Should be playing on the top ten radio charts. I love the clean strong sound of your recording process and such a great performance from Janice and Floyd. All of you together have produced a great song! Great writing and story line and I will add that I agree with the other comments. It will be hard for you guys to top this one but with your talent I know that you will.
Sonny


Thanks Sonny. Nice of you to say that and thanks for mentioning the mix, etc. Tom and floyd are so easy to work with and the best half of my marriage, Janice, makes it all so easy that I feel like I'm just along for the ride.

Bud


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#314471 - 10/14/15 04:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mystic Chords (floyd jane co-write feat. Tom Adams on guitar) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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you had me at the first 5 notes on the guitar... SO glad you used it as a recurring motif! Lots to say here, but I want to start by saying that it reminded me of James Taylor's SEPTEMBER GRASS in some way.

I really like the chord progression on this song! I know you are a bass player, and the bass (upright especially) is not an instrument that is played with chords... so it is especially impressive to me that this song (and really ALL of your songs) tend to have very interesting chord progressions. Although some of your songs are public domain, and you inherited the basic chords... you wrote this song from scratch. I'm impressed.


All things considered, I like it a lot! As always, Janice's voice is just perfect.. no doubt she did this in one take... no punch-ins or re-takes... (am I right?) ;-)

Floyd's harmony adds a whole new layer of awesome, and the final combination of tracks work so well together, I'm not surprised to see the positive remarks being made by everybody!

Tommy played guitar?? Cool! Which part? Did he play the recurring acoustic motif that started everything off? Or the electric decorations later in the song? Doesn't matter... it's all good!

Y'all sound so good together, if you moved to Florida in between Floyd and Tommy y'all could be a band! I Knowwww... you don't want that... but I had to say it)

It is a touch of irony that the date of the speech from which you took your title was the same date as Tommy and Floyd's birthdays. Interesting.

Great job everybody!

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