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#317522 - 11/08/15 04:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: RnAM
Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
Yes, nice work.

Insightful lyrics.

I like this.



definitely true!




Rob and Anne-Marie,

Thanks for listening and commenting.

Regards,

Bob

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#317523 - 11/08/15 04:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: ROG]
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Originally Posted By: ROG
Hi Bob.

Beautiful and emotive song.

Great vocal delivery over a very well put together backing.

I had to listen to it again, just to hear that fabulous intro.

Regards, Roger.




Hey Professor!

Thanks for the kind words.


Regards,

Bob

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#317526 - 11/08/15 04:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Really nicely done Bob. Great clear mix. The harmonies are sweet and provide a great fullness.
Well done!




Trev,

Thanks for the kind words.


Regards,

Bob

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#317527 - 11/08/15 04:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: PeterF]
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Originally Posted By: PeterF
Hard not to like that one! (I liked it).
Sincere vocals - poignant lyrics and a memorable tune. Good song.




Peter,

Thanks for the kind remarks.

Regards,

Bob

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#317528 - 11/08/15 04:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: dcuny]
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Originally Posted By: dcuny
I'm with everyone else on this - really well done!




David,

Thanks for the listen and kind comment.


Regards,

Bob

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#317530 - 11/08/15 04:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri

great song.
I like all in it.
Nice chords line, real tracks used, lyrics and over all
great voice.

Sergio





Sergio,

Molte grazie.


regards,

Bob

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#317546 - 11/08/15 06:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: 90 dB]
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Nice one Bob.
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#317563 - 11/08/15 08:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Excellent, Bob. Everything.

Good write. A powerful message in a tight package.

Love the melody. Love your vocal.

Nice production. Simple and full at the same time...

A great listen.

floyd




floyd,

Thanks for the listen and kind remarks.

Regards,

Bob

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#317565 - 11/08/15 08:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: SRP]
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Originally Posted By: SRP
Bob you put so much emotion in this song...it's as if you have been there before...yet sometimes we can empathize without ever having experienced it personally. Great insight to a sadly growing population of our world.
Your vocals were just great and I liked your choice of instruments. Great song writing!
Sonny




Sonny,

Most people don't want to address the issue, but fortunately, some are. Of particular concern to me are the homeless vets, some 50,000 of them. Progress is being made, though, as the total number of homeless vets is down of late.
Hope springs eternal.


http://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/homeless-veterans-statistics/2015/06/17/id/651049/

Regards,

Bob

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#317567 - 11/08/15 08:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: Sundance]
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Originally Posted By: Sundance
Fantastic Bob - one of your very best - and you've got quite a few very bests! That vocal with that gorgeous melody sure pull the emotional strings.

Beautifully written and beautifully sung.






Josie,

Thanks for listening and the kind comments.

Regards,

Bob

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#317603 - 11/08/15 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Beautiful song Bob!! Lyrics are deep (no pun intended) and emotional. Absolutely love the way that elec gtr fits the vibe. Vocal is your standard superb. To me, when the piano plays solo, it has a little bit of a plastic sound. You consistently do excellent work and this is no exception. Great job!! Take care. Greg



Greg,

Thanks for the kind words. I don't know what you mean about the piano, but I'll give it a closer look.

Regards,

Bob

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#317604 - 11/08/15 12:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Well it took quite a while but you've finally written and recorded a song to replace "Carolina Girl" as my favorite from you. For a variety of reasons I could list including such a top notch production. This really sounds ready for radio airplay.

I think this is one of your best vocals yet. Your emotional vocal fits the song style and vibe perfectly.

It doesn't hurt that to me, your vocals and again this song style, has an uncanny feel of a Charlie Rich performance. That fact adds to the ease of closing my eyes and imagining the music coming off the radio playing on my favorite classic country station.

Excellent song on every level and I enjoyed my listen so very much on this one.




Charlie,

Thanks for listening and the kind remarks. Greatly appreciated.


Regards,

Bob

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#317605 - 11/08/15 12:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: sinbad]
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Originally Posted By: sinbad
Nice one Bob.





Chris,

Thanks for listening and commenting. Brevity is the soul of wit. grin



Regards,

Bob

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#317834 - 11/09/15 01:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: 90 dB]
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Originally Posted By: 90 dB
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Beautiful song Bob!! Lyrics are deep (no pun intended) and emotional. Absolutely love the way that elec gtr fits the vibe. Vocal is your standard superb. To me, when the piano plays solo, it has a little bit of a plastic sound. You consistently do excellent work and this is no exception. Great job!! Take care. Greg



Greg,

Thanks for the kind words. I don't know what you mean about the piano, but I'll give it a closer look.

Regards,

Bob


Bob, I don't think it's anything with the mix. I think it just something about the tone of the piano that is not my thing aesthetically. You did a great job on everything!! Take care. Greg

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#317928 - 11/09/15 11:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: 90 dB]
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Bob,

That is a a wonderful song.
Nice harmonies.

A sad subject, a local vagrant died recently and he would have been stunned at the number of people who attended his funeral. This song should have played then for him, and of coure fr all the others.

beautiful song

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#317949 - 11/10/15 04:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: gibson]
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Originally Posted By: gibson
Bob,

That is a a wonderful song.
Nice harmonies.

A sad subject, a local vagrant died recently and he would have been stunned at the number of people who attended his funeral. This song should have played then for him, and of coure fr all the others.

beautiful song

Alyn




Alyn,

Thanks for the kind remarks. There is actually good news on the homeless problem here in the States. Over the last few years, the number of homeless persons has declined as more people obtain needed care.
"Hope springs eternal".


Regards,

Bob

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#318047 - 11/10/15 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: 90 dB]
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This is a great tune. I love the lyrics!!
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#318052 - 11/10/15 04:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: 90 dB]
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Love that chorus! Powerful and memorable lyrics!

Excellent blend of that guitar on the R and those keyboards near the Center. The music just envelopes the listener. I didn't want it to end....

Man. Awesome!
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#318088 - 11/11/15 03:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: David Snyder]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
This is a great tune. I love the lyrics!!





David,

Thanks for listening and the kind words.


Regards,

Bob

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#318089 - 11/11/15 03:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: What The River Knows [Re: olemon]
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Love that chorus! Powerful and memorable lyrics!

Excellent blend of that guitar on the R and those keyboards near the Center. The music just envelopes the listener. I didn't want it to end....

Man. Awesome!





Scott,

Thanks. I love your new one as well.


Regards,

Bob

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