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#350644 - 05/19/16 11:40 AM [User Showcase] 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo
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Here is the week 20 song for my 52 Tracks Project: From Memphis to Cairo

https://52tracksblog.com/2016/05/19/track-20-from-memphis-to-cairo/

RealTracks for Bass Guitar and Organ. A BIAB MIDI piano track that uses a Logic X Wurlitzer Electric Piano. I increased the velocity to get more crunch from the piano.

I played the electric guitar.

Comments appreciated.
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#350672 - 05/19/16 02:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred
Really nice song - and loved the guitar and the tone you got.
Impressive weekly output!

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#350685 - 05/19/16 04:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: fgrittner]
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Nice one, Fred.

Good lyric. Good production and pleasant vocal. A really nice listen.

floyd

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#350845 - 05/20/16 07:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred,
Nice song. Good luck on the project.
SD

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#351030 - 05/22/16 08:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks all.
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#351175 - 05/24/16 01:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Nice one, Fred.

Good lyric. Good production and pleasant vocal. A really nice listen.

floyd


I agree!! I do think this could be done a bit "harder"- A little edge and distortion on the EP/lead guitar, and a more aggressive vocal with more verb. There is an edge/harshness to the lyrics which I feel aren't fully sold with a more mellow arrangement. Still think it's very good! Take care. Greg




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#351186 - 05/24/16 01:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 20 - From Memphis to Cairo [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Thanks, Greg. I am saving all these comment pages as PDFs and will revisit the 52 songs next year for revisions. You, Floyd, Pat, and a few others have given me great constructive feedback.

Fred


Edited by fgrittner (05/24/16 01:37 PM)
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