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#365176 - 09/13/16 04:18 AM [User Showcase] Black & White Movies
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Black & White Movies

Lyric & vocal Leon
I played various acoustic & electric guitars (and a backing vocal buried in there somewhere).

RealTracks in style: ~2476:Bass, Acoustic, Held Sw 085
RealTracks in song: ~2505:Piano, Electric, HeldChords 085
RealTracks in song: ~527:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Hank Sw 085
RealTracks in style: 2550:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking NashvilleSwingJoe Sw 090
RealTracks in song: 1155:Organ, B3, Rhythm Reggae Ev16 100
RealDrums in style: BrushesFolkSwing: a: Swirl Brushb: Swirl Brush Tap

Black And White Movies

I watched Casablanca last night
Some things just never get stale
You loved candlelight
Never thought that we would fail
Your eyes searching my face
Your breath quick in my ear
Rocked in your embrace
There was nothing to fear

Safe in the knowledge that you understood my mind
There’s nothing of more value you can find
Safe in the knowledge that I’d always have a friend
Ain’t it funny how that kind of thing can end?

Had a glass or two of good red wine
Smiled about that bottle that we stole
Thought about your body next to mine
Thought about the stories that we told
Never seemed to get our timing right
It was never meant to be
Slam the door, shoot out the light
Let the darkness cover me

Safe in the knowledge that you understood my mind
There’s nothing of more value you can find
Safe in the knowledge that I’d always have a friend
Ain’t it funny how that kind of thing can end?

Safe in the knowledge that I’d always have a friend
Ain’t it funny how that kind of thing can end?

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#365177 - 09/13/16 04:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Peter,

Very nice melody and lyrics. Good vocal by Leon. Had a cool Paul Simon vibe to it for me. I really enjoyed this.

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#365207 - 09/13/16 07:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Excellent tune. Cool lyric and vocal
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#365242 - 09/13/16 10:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Peter,
Very good song!
The lyrics are well crafted ( such a great opening line!), and the vocals by Leon warm and natural.
Nice guitar break at the end.
Your production is topnotch as usual.

Robert

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#365248 - 09/13/16 11:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Really nice arrangement PeterF! Fun lyrics and crisp vocal. Thanks for the submission!
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#365303 - 09/13/16 03:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: rsdean]
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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Peter,

Very nice melody and lyrics. Good vocal by Leon. Had a cool Paul Simon vibe to it for me. I really enjoyed this.

Bob

Bob
Thanks interesting comparison. Glad you enjoyed it.


Edited by PeterF (09/13/16 03:01 PM)

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#365320 - 09/13/16 04:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Really nice one guys!! Very cool, laid back feel. Great guitar on the outro Peter! Very enjoyable listen!! Take care. Greg

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#365337 - 09/13/16 05:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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This sounds real good! Also one of Leon's best vocals to date.

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#365406 - 09/14/16 07:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Peter/Leon,

A nice write, guys. It has an interesting "casual" feel to it - the lyrics have a nice "flow".

Nice arrangement and mix. Really like the sound of the reggae organ for this (never considered using that - thanks!).

Cool guitar outro...

Enjoyed it.

floyd (I think I've seen Casablanca a dozen times - at least)

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#365477 - 09/14/16 01:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scottt709
Excellent tune. Cool lyric and vocal


Thanks Scott

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#365527 - 09/14/16 08:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Love the imagery! Cool song.

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#365536 - 09/14/16 10:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Peter and Leon,

A lovely relaxing folk song with a great melody and nicely crafted words

Lovely guitar work at the end

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#365547 - 09/14/16 11:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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Hello, Peter and Leon

Very nice and beautiful melody with a great vocal!
Outro Guitar is so fine.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#365633 - 09/15/16 03:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Peter,
Very good song!
The lyrics are well crafted ( such a great opening line!), and the vocals by Leon warm and natural.
Nice guitar break at the end.
Your production is topnotch as usual.

Robert


Robert
Thanks for the comments - I liked the the opening line when I read this one.

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#365753 - 09/16/16 02:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: Alyssa - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Alyssa - PG Music
Really nice arrangement PeterF! Fun lyrics and crisp vocal. Thanks for the submission!

Alyssa

Thanks for those comments.

Peter

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#365754 - 09/16/16 02:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Really nice one guys!! Very cool, laid back feel. Great guitar on the outro Peter! Very enjoyable listen!! Take care. Greg


Thanks a lot Greg.

Peter

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#365880 - 09/17/16 02:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: RnAM
This sounds real good! Also one of Leon's best vocals to date.

Rob

Thanks Rob.
Peter

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#365881 - 09/17/16 02:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Peter/Leon,

A nice write, guys. It has an interesting "casual" feel to it - the lyrics have a nice "flow".

Nice arrangement and mix. Really like the sound of the reggae organ for this (never considered using that - thanks!).

Cool guitar outro...

Enjoyed it.

floyd (I think I've seen Casablanca a dozen times - at least)


Floyd
That organ is pretty versatile. Thanks for the comments,my wife loves that movie as well.

Peter

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#366002 - 09/18/16 03:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: Sundance]
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Originally Posted By: Sundance
Love the imagery! Cool song.


Thanks Josie

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#366378 - 09/20/16 02:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Black & White Movies [Re: PeterF]
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"Safe in the knowledge that you understood my mind
There’s nothing of more value you can find
Safe in the knowledge that I’d always have a friend
Ain’t it funny how that kind of thing can end?"

Strong write! It's hard to shake loose of those lines. Like mr jane said "causal and flowy feel." It seems to move along like a gentle stream. The entire production works for us in all aspects. Nice vocal, choice of RT's, mix and as several have mentioned the outro just nails it.

J&B

PS floyd has mentioned it....but, yeah, the use of that reggae organ was a surprise and very creative. BTW, Janice could watch old B&W movies for an eternity or two smile


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