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#346525 - 04/21/16 12:09 PM [User Showcase] 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here
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Here is a ballad for week 16 of my 52 week, 52 Tracks Project--You're Not Here:

https://52tracksblog.com/2016/04/21/track-16-youre-not-here/

You can read the lyrics and other notes on this page.

All RealTracks and Drums in this arrangement:
518 Electric Bass Pop Half Note Even, 838 Electric Guitar Rhythm Pop Ballad Even Clean, 542 Electric Guitar Rhythm Dreamy, 689 B3 Organ Background Pop Even, and Real Drums Nashville Brush Ballad Double Kick Even 16 ^3.

Thanks for listening and your comments.

Fred
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#346569 - 04/21/16 02:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred
The melody and backing fit the somber lyrics well. Nicely sung and well written another very good weekly listen.

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#346863 - 04/22/16 10:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: PeterF]
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Thanks, Peter.
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#347023 - 04/23/16 01:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Nice song Fred!! I love the arrangement-the tracks just make a great bed for a ballad. Really nicely written and delivered! Take care. Greg

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#347073 - 04/23/16 04:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Very nice song Fred.
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#347219 - 04/24/16 09:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks all, for the comments. I appreciate them.
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#347248 - 04/25/16 02:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Beautiful song, again Fred!
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#347391 - 04/26/16 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks, Leo.
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#347415 - 04/26/16 12:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Very nice. We enjoyed the spin.

Man, this one a week thing is waaaaaay beyond me!

BTW We also liked the homage to Welles.

Kudos

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#347502 - 04/27/16 04:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Good lyric, Fred...

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#347564 - 04/27/16 01:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: floyd jane]
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Thanks.
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#347681 - 04/28/16 03:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: fgrittner]
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Very good write, performance and mix. Enjoyed it.
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#347712 - 04/28/16 05:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 16 - You're Not Here [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Thanks, Charlie.
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