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#351409 - 05/26/16 11:55 AM [User Showcase] 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds
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Here is this week's song, Laying in the Weeds:

https://52tracksblog.com/2016/05/26/track-21-laying-in-the-weeds/

BIAB RTs: bass guitar, electric guitars. I played a couple of acoustic guitars.

LAYING IN THE WEEDS

I tried to find a reason
I learned a fiddler’s tune
I played out all the horsehair
By the harvest moon
I could be laying in the weeds
I could be laying in the weeds

Imagine all the questions
Suspended in the air
Waiting for the moment
When you’ve time care
I might be laying in the weeds
I might be laying in the weeds

You think that have you science
Sitting by your side
You think you got protection
But all you got is pride
I might be laying in the weeds
I might be laying in the weeds

I sense what you’ve forgotten
Is making you believe
The world has got you thinking
It has something up its sleeve
I might be laying in the weeds
I might be laying in the weeds

You hear the leaves a-rustling
In the sundown wind
You start to get the feeling
Your exits have been thinned
I might be laying in the weeds
I might be laying in the weeds

Thanks for listening.

Fred
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#351454 - 05/26/16 04:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred
Enjoyed that, nice vocal (good photo by the way)and excellent backing.

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#351582 - 05/27/16 02:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: fgrittner]
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Cool tune Fred!! It kind of grows on you as it goes (no pun intended). I really like the way the guitar and drums fit together, and you got a great mix on the drums. Very nice! Take care. Greg

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#351604 - 05/27/16 03:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: fgrittner]
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Some good old country rockin' man!!! Has a Neil Young feel to it.
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#351678 - 05/28/16 09:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks for the comments. David, you are right that is has that Neil Young feel. Thanks for pointing that out.

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#351696 - 05/28/16 01:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Cool tune Fred!! It kind of grows on you as it goes (no pun intended). I really like the way the guitar and drums fit together, and you got a great mix on the drums. Very nice! Take care. Greg


I agree 100%! I also hear the Neil Young feel.

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#351697 - 05/28/16 01:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: fgrittner]
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Yes, the Neil Young feel is there or at least the "good" Neil Young feel is there smile

The mix and particularly the drums and vocals sound great.

Enjoyed it.

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#351814 - 05/29/16 10:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 21 - Laying in the Weeds [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Ah, the "good" Neil Young. He hasn't released a strong album of songs since Prairie Wind.

Glad you liked the arrangement.
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