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Last year I woke up one morning and suddenly for the first time in my life I realized that I’m not just getting older , I AM OLD. The result of that early morning revelation was this song. I appreciate all that take the time to listen and comment. Tom

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There’s Only So Much Time

I’d love to tell you I’m not scared of growing old
I’m not sure I can sell you on something you already know

That’s when we find there’s only so much time


I’ve heard the song before i’ve read the book you sent

God I Wish I could give you more i know how the movie ends


That’s when we find there’s only so much time


I hope I remember when we fell in love
it was a cold november but it turned out warm enough
I guess I'm more than OK with an early fall
At the end of the day it was worth it all


I’ve heard the song before i’ve read the book you sent

God I Wish I could give you more i know how the movie ends


That’s when we find there’s only so much time


Live our lives in the day to day
Never think it will go away
all the love and dreams we’ve found
one day will come crashing down

Think too much it’ll mess you up
And just when you think you’ve had enough
Along comes a vision and then you see
clear as day this was meant to be

I’ve heard the song before i’ve read the book you sent

God I Wish I could give you more i know how the movie ends


That’s when we find there’s only so much time

©2015 Thomas Adams

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Tom,

What a great sound! Everything, absolutely EVERYTHING about this is as professional as anything out there in the market place. You really have outstanding production chops. I am constantly amazed at how incredible your mixes sound. There there's your signature vocals... first class!

Really, really, REALLY enjoyable.

Regards,
Noel

P.S. In relation to...

Originally Posted By: Tommyad
I realized that I’m not just getting older , I AM OLD

... have you tried setting the bar that defines 'old' a bit higher? I'm constantly revising it's location.


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Now here it is a whole year later and the best revelation is that you're still here and pumping out great songs....

Great write, mix, production and performance.

Enjoyed this a lot and can so relate to it....


Charlie


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Tom,

All I can say is that I love this as much as some of my favorite Dylan tunes.

I am simply stunned.

Brilliant.

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"I hope I remember when we fell in love
it was a cold november but it turned out warm enough
I guess I'm more than OK with an early fall
At the end of the day it was worth it all"



Great lines Tommy! Really enjoyed this!


Regards,

Bob

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That was just great. Everything about it was right (superb vocal).
Brilliant production and a lovely sound.

Peter

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WOW!!! How do you keep getting better?? This is magnificent. The song is stellar, the sound is BIIIIIIIG! The vocal is PERFECT! I'm going to have to check out that fiddle RT-sweet and emotional. BRILLIANT!!! Take care. Greg

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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Tom,

What a great sound! Everything, absolutely EVERYTHING about this is as professional as anything out there in the market place. You really have outstanding production chops. I am constantly amazed at how incredible your mixes sound. There there's your signature vocals... first class!

Really, really, REALLY enjoyable.

Regards,
Noel

P.S. In relation to...

Originally Posted By: Tommyad
I realized that I’m not just getting older , I AM OLD

... have you tried setting the bar that defines 'old' a bit higher? I'm constantly revising it's location.
Noel, those are wise words. I will be addressing that bar revision in short order. Thanks for the wonderful review. Tom

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You had me hooked right from the intro and it just got better from there. Awesome!

P.S. I'm old too :P

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Love your stuff Tom. Beautiful tune, Awesome vocal and lyric. Steel is an awesome touch


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Tom,

Outstanding song! So much feeling and a really great vocal... A new favorite for me.

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Hi Tommy,

There appears to be a lot of deep introspection within this well thought out song
You have sung, orchestrated, and condensed it all into a beautiful song

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Tom,

A beautiful write. You are really packing a wallop lately in your lyric... so full of thought. "From the heart" lyrics.

Beautiful production and mix. Everything sounds great. The piano is particularly nice.

Your vocals continue to pack a punch, too.

Super.

fj

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Tom,

beautiful,
nice drums,
wonderful vocals
I imagine you singing this to your dear wife

Quote:
Live our lives in the day to day
Never think it will go away
all the love and dreams we’ve found
one day will come crashing down


beautiful

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Tom,

This is wonderful!
Your stuff is getting better every time.

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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Now here it is a whole year later and the best revelation is that you're still here and pumping out great songs....

Great write, mix, production and performance.

Enjoyed this a lot and can so relate to it....


Charlie
A lot of us here are close in age and can probably relate. Thanks for the comments. Tom
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Tom,

All I can say is that I love this as much as some of my favorite Dylan tunes.

I am simply stunned.

Brilliant.
David, I'm a bit stunned by your wonderful words. Thanks, Tom
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"I hope I remember when we fell in love
it was a cold november but it turned out warm enough
I guess I'm more than OK with an early fall
At the end of the day it was worth it all"



Great lines Tommy! Really enjoyed this!


Regards,

Bob
Bob, I'm glad you liked it. Tom

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Tom
That was just great. Everything about it was right (superb vocal).
Brilliant production and a lovely sound.

Peter
Peter, thanks for coming by and giving it a spin. Tom

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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
WOW!!! How do you keep getting better?? This is magnificent. The song is stellar, the sound is BIIIIIIIG! The vocal is PERFECT! I'm going to have to check out that fiddle RT-sweet and emotional. BRILLIANT!!! Take care. Greg
I appreciate all your kindness and support. Tom
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You had me hooked right from the intro and it just got better from there. Awesome!

P.S. I'm old too :P
Thanks Dave, glad you liked it. Tom
Originally Posted By: Scottt709
Love your stuff Tom. Beautiful tune, Awesome vocal and lyric. Steel is an awesome touch
Scott, it was amazing the way the steel and fiddle real tracks layed in there. I'm constantly surprised at the way BIAB seems to know what I was thinking. Tom

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Tom,

Outstanding song! So much feeling and a really great vocal... A new favorite for me.

Bob
Thanks Bob, preciate it. Tom
Originally Posted By: PaddyG





Hi Tommy,

There appears to be a lot of deep introspection within this well thought out song
You have sung, orchestrated, and condensed it all into a beautiful song

Paddy G
Thanks for listening and commenting. Tom

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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Tom,

A beautiful write. You are really packing a wallop lately in your lyric... so full of thought. "From the heart" lyrics.

Beautiful production and mix. Everything sounds great. The piano is particularly nice.

Your vocals continue to pack a punch, too.

Super.

fj
floyd, Thanks for the kind review. I appreciate it. Tom

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