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#361929 - 08/22/16 10:38 PM [User Showcase] Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013)
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Achordocaster Offline
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I'm re-posting my songs so I can update the links to my Soudcloud page. Since they've all been deleted from the site I originally used.
I will do this gradually so as not to overwhelm or be disrespectful of other posters. smile

I rediscovered and recorded this in November 2013... Has kind of an 1980's pop thing going for it.



Here's a song I wrote in 1981 (I think). I recently re-discovered it on a piece of paper I had stashed away, I kind of remembered how it went and what I didn't remember (melody), I just re-wrote. grin

This arrangement is probably quite different than I envisioned when I wrote it, but I really like how it turned out.

I'm playing all electric guitar tracks and of course all vocals. RT's I used are below. All comments welcome.

Greg

https://soundcloud.com/user-813802595/wait-see

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RT 1759 Bass
RT 663 Guitar, Acoustic
RT 1119 Guitar, 12-String Acc
RT 1610 Piano, Acoustic
RT 1276 Piano, Acoustic, PopUplift
RT 671 Organ, B3



WAIT & SEE

TEMPO:110


I SIT HERE ALONE THINKIN ABOUT LOVE AND DAYS GONE BY

OF HOW WE USED TO LAUGH AND SING AND HOW WE USED TO CRY

OH THAT I COULD ONLY HOLD YOU THE WAY I USED TO DO

I DON'T BELIEVE I'M EVER GONNA FIND ANOTHER QUITE LIKE YOU


TRUE LOVE IT NEVER DIES AND I HOPE YOU REALIZE THAT I'VE LOVED

YOU OH HOW I LOVE YOU

TRUE LOVE IT NEVER ENDS WHEN YOU BELIEVE ITS HEAVEN SENT LIKE I

BELIEVE WE WERE MEANT TO BE / JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE


I CALLED YOU UP JUST TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH IN THE WAY THAT I FEEL

NO ONE GIRL HAS TAKEN YOUR PLACE AND NO ONE EVER WILL

THOUGH I KNOW YOU LIE IN THE ARMS OF SOMEONE OTHER THAN ME

I KEEP HOPIN THAT SOMEDAY SOON YOUR GONNA SEE


TRUE LOVE IT NEVER DIES AND I HOPE YOU REALIZE THAT I'VE LOVED

YOU OH HOW I LOVE YOU

TRUE LOVE IT NEVER ENDS WHEN YOU BELIEVE ITS HEAVEN SENT LIKE I

BELIEVE WE WERE MEANT TO BE / JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE

(RIDE)

WILL YOU EVER WANT ME THE WAY THAT I WANT YOU

TO STEP BACK INTO MY LIFE NO ONE ELSE WILL DO


TRUE LOVE IT NEVER DIES AND I HOPE YOU REALIZE THAT I'VE LOVED

YOU OH HOW I LOVE YOU

TRUE LOVE IT NEVER ENDS WHEN YOU BELIEVE ITS HEAVEN SENT LIKE I

BELIEVE WE WERE MEANT TO BE / JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE (x3)

©Greg Achord 1981

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#361944 - 08/23/16 02:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Nice song Greg. I enjoyed your guitar and the vocals were spot on. You should have turned the B3 in the mix for my ears. It fit the song well.

Enjoyed my listen.

Charlie
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#361956 - 08/23/16 04:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Great delivery Greg

Sensational intro, started off with a real drive and certainly kept it going throughout

Top effort.
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#361963 - 08/23/16 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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"...OH HOW I LOVE YOU..."

Love this one Greg! Song, mix, everything.

BTW- my new song "Wait And See" will be posted next week. crazy grin


Regards,

Bob

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#361968 - 08/23/16 07:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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NOTHING not to like here. The write, vocal, your guitar, RT selection
and the mix are all hittin' the note for us.

Nice!

J&B

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#361981 - 08/23/16 09:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Very solid! Good sounds. Great guitar.
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#361989 - 08/23/16 09:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Greg,
A great song.
The good guitar breaks add to a wonderful song!!

I look forward to more.

Alyn
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#361990 - 08/23/16 09:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Greg,

I enjoyed that a lot and great guitar breaks

I look forward to more of your songs

Alyn
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#362027 - 08/23/16 01:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Very sweet and catchy!! Really interesting changes. Sounds like a radio hit from the 70's. Excellent guitar and vocal. This is top notch all the way!! Take care. Greg

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#362101 - 08/24/16 06:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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Nice hearing this again, Greg...

A really catchy song. Good production. Tasty guitar part - excellent tone...fit perfectly...

fj

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#362475 - 08/26/16 12:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: floyd jane]
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A big thanks to everyone for the re-listen and all the nice comments. I certainly appreciate it!

Bob, looking forward to hearing your new song "Wait & See". wink laugh

Greg

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#362501 - 08/26/16 02:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: Achordocaster]
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This sounds really good Greg!
Very nice vocals and great guitar work.

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#362925 - 08/29/16 04:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Original song "Wait & See" (Re-post from 2013) [Re: RnAM]
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Hey Rob,

Thanks so much for the compliment.

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