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#361453 - 08/18/16 02:16 PM [User Showcase] 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona
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Here is a song I wrote ten years ago, Going to Sedona:

https://52tracksblog.com/2016/08/18/track-33-going-to-sedona/

All RTs: Bass Guitar, Electric Guitars, Piano, Mandolin, String Quartet, and Drums. It is the first time I have used a string quartet and found that it works well with this arrangment.

Thanks for listening.

Fred
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#361459 - 08/18/16 02:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Enjoyed that, Fred.

The mix is good and everything works. Good "believable" band - nice Americana sound.

floyd

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#361467 - 08/18/16 03:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred
Nice sound on that one - good choice of instruments (like the changes) - nice catchy chorus.

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#361513 - 08/19/16 02:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi Fred,

The arrangment is very good, I like in particular the strings part.
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#361522 - 08/19/16 05:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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The name dragged me in.... had to listen.

Good country rock tune.


Several years back, our family took a vacation out to the Red Rock country. Easily one of the best and most interesting vacations we had. Lovely scenery and so many interesting places to visit. We stayed in a little place just off the main street in Sedona. It was a wonderful time.
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#361641 - 08/20/16 11:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Enjoyed that, Fred.

The mix is good and everything works. Good "believable" band - nice Americana sound.

floyd


Thanks, Floyd. When you give a thumbs up to my mix, I know I am doing something right.

Fred
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#361643 - 08/20/16 11:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: PeterF]
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Fred
Nice sound on that one - good choice of instruments (like the changes) - nice catchy chorus.


Thanks, Peter.
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#361644 - 08/20/16 11:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: PRADON]
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Originally Posted By: PRADON
Hi Fred,

The arrangment is very good, I like in particular the strings part.


Thanks, Pradon. I have been waiting for the right song for the string quartet.

Fred
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#361645 - 08/20/16 11:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
The name dragged me in.... had to listen.

Good country rock tune.


Several years back, our family took a vacation out to the Red Rock country. Easily one of the best and most interesting vacations we had. Lovely scenery and so many interesting places to visit. We stayed in a little place just off the main street in Sedona. It was a wonderful time.


Thanks, Herb. I wrote the song before I finally got to Sedona... It is a spectacular place. A friend of ours has a vacation rental property near the main drag. She keeps offering it to us for free...We are planning to take her up on the offer.

Fred
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#361785 - 08/21/16 06:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Nicely done Fred!! I love Sedona. Beautiful place. I really like the arrangement here. Guitar riff and strings mix wonderfully. Nice listen! Take care. Greg

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#361793 - 08/21/16 08:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Nicely done Fred!! I love Sedona. Beautiful place. I really like the arrangement here. Guitar riff and strings mix wonderfully. Nice listen! Take care. Greg


Thanks, Greg. Everyone is giving the string quartet a big thumbs up.

Fred
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#362445 - 08/26/16 08:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Nice, write vocals, arrangement and use of BiaB.

This dead center in our Americana wheelhouse.

No need to parse it out. We enjoyed everything about it!

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#362618 - 08/27/16 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Nice, write vocals, arrangement and use of BiaB.

This dead center in our Americana wheelhouse.

No need to parse it out. We enjoyed everything about it!

J&B


Thanks, J & B!
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#362620 - 08/27/16 01:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: fgrittner]
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Rich, solid sound, great use of real tracks and very well produced. Nice picture of Sedona too. I love that place.
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#362680 - 08/27/16 08:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 33 - Going to Sedona [Re: David Snyder]
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Rich, solid sound, great use of real tracks and very well produced. Nice picture of Sedona too. I love that place.


Thanks, David. Yes, Sedona is a very special place.
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