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#366682 - 09/22/16 10:24 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Caribbean Moon - Co-Write Greg and Tom (Country, SMBRERO.STY)
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Greg Johnson sent me this idea a while back. I added a verse and tweaked some things.
It took a while for this to come together. It never felt right to me until I heard this Xtra style.
This will be our entry in the contest. Thanks to all that listen and comment.



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All Real Tracks
Style is _SMBRERO.STY

RealTracks in style: 1293:Bass, Electric, TexMexCountry Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 693:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming AcRockBright Ev 120 (B:eighths)
RealTracks in style: 2541:Pedal Steel, Background ModernPopCountry Ev 110
RealTracks in song: ~2201:Guitar, Nylon, Background CountryBrent Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 1177:Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Rhythm PopCalypso Ev 100
RealTracks in song: 2157:Piano, ElectricVintage, Rhythm FunkyGroove60sJohn Ev 100
RealDrums: RealDrums in Style: TexMexCountryEv8^1-a:Groove, Shaker & Scrapper , b:Ride, Shaker & Scrapper
RealDrums: RealDrums in Song: PopCalypso^1-a:Snare, Closed HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
Loop in Song: Percussion Loops/Loop124bpm Conga 8ths 2 bars.m4a

Vocals, Tom Adams


Caribbean Moon



I've paid my bills, packed my things
Tied up a couple of loose ends that more than a few years of living brings
Where I’ve found the strength Well I don’t know
I met an island girl in St Maarten about a year ago

In the mornin', I'll be headin' out
Down to see my special one
We'll walk along the beach without a cloud
In the midday sun
I feel just like a kid on Christmas Eve
I'll be holdin' her so soon
Warm embraces and a midnight kiss
Beneath the Caribbean moon

Long cold nights i’ve seen better days
gonna put this all behind me spend some time down south catching rays
Have a drink or two soaking up the sun
on island time I'll be half baked before the day is done

In the mornin', I'll be headin' out
Down to see my special one
We'll walk along the beach without a cloud
In the midday sun
I feel just like a kid on Christmas Eve
I'll be holdin' her so soon
Warm embraces and a midnight kiss
Beneath the Caribbean moon

So laid back no need to rush let's have another beer
Sit and breathe as waves roll in and wash away the wasted years

In the mornin', I'll be headin' out
Down to see my special one
We'll walk along the beach without a cloud
In the midday sun
I feel just like a kid on Christmas Eve
I'll be holdin' her so soon
Warm embraces and a midnight kiss
Beneath the Caribbean moon

©2016 Greg Johnson / Thomas Adams


Edited by tommyad (09/22/16 10:25 AM)

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#366690 - 09/22/16 11:09 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Caribbean Moon - Co-Write Greg and Tom (Country, SMBRERO.STY) [Re: tommyad]
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Cool song. Kinda Jimmy Buffet.

smile

And that's not bad!!!
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#367058 - 09/25/16 07:58 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Caribbean Moon - Co-Write Greg and Tom (Country, SMBRERO.STY) [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Cool song. Kinda Jimmy Buffet.

smile

And that's not bad!!!
Thanks David. We appreciate the listen. Tom
Originally Posted By: Anne-Marie
Very nice Tommy!
It gives me the feeling like I'm lying beneath the Caribbean sun laugh

Anne-Marie
A-M, Thanks for checking in. Tom

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#367065 - 09/25/16 08:28 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Caribbean Moon - Co-Write Greg and Tom (Country, SMBRERO.STY) [Re: tommyad]
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Very enjoyable listen Tom and Greg. Cool feel and harmonies.
Perfect match for the Xtra style.

I was going to book a vacation but after listening to I feel like I have already been on one smile

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#367106 - 09/25/16 03:21 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Caribbean Moon - Co-Write Greg and Tom (Country, SMBRERO.STY) [Re: tommyad]
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Excellent mix! great song guys! Buffet-Smuffet!!!

Kenny

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