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#406207 - 04/08/17 04:41 PM [User Showcase] If The Sun Didn't Shine
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If The Sun Didn't Shine

Leon - Vocal & Lyrics
I played the guitar solos and sang a bit.

An bluesy song in a minor key about a lost love.

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If the Sun Didn’t Shine

If the sun didn’t rise tomorrow
And nights were everlasting
I don’t think that I would feel any worse
Than I do right now my darling

When you said those words to me
I don’t need you anymore
Suddenly I couldn’t see
Anything worth living for

If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine anymore

If the sun didn’t rise tomorrow
I don’t think that I would care
Cause when the sun comes up tomorrow
You no longer will be there

And without you beside me
All the meaning disappears
Without you beside me
I see only barren years

If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine anymore

How would I pass the minutes
And the hours in the days
In a world that’s become monochrome
Only different shades of grey

If the sun didn’t rise tomorrow
And nights were everlasting
I don’t think that I would feel any worse
Than I do right now my darling

If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine
If the sun didn’t shine anymore

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#406210 - 04/08/17 04:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Rocks so good!

great vocals, love the answering vocal parts

that piano is perfect

some fine guitar playing too!

enjoyed

Kenny

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#406219 - 04/08/17 04:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Peter,
Well that got me bopping around!
Nice deadpan vocal by Leon and some very tasty solo breaks.
Very enjoyable.

Robert

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#406271 - 04/09/17 04:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Great groove! Love the approach Leon took for the vocal, and the guitar leads are right on the money.

Nice one guys, enjoyed the listen!

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#406287 - 04/09/17 06:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Somehow this sounds a little different from your usual work.
Great guitar work as usual but I particularly like the lower sounding vocals especially in the beginning.

Rob
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#406365 - 04/09/17 01:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Rocks so good!

great vocals, love the answering vocal parts

that piano is perfect

some fine guitar playing too!

enjoyed

Kenny


Thanks Kenny much appreciated.

Peter

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#406377 - 04/09/17 02:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Peter & Leon...

That took off from the first note and never let up.

Very cool. A good blues write. Cool vocal.

Peter, your guitar sounds awesome on this. Great tone and tasty playing..

Nice.

floyd

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#406390 - 04/09/17 03:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Really rocks! Love the guitar work! Very tasty. Great song.

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#406423 - 04/09/17 06:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Very cool tune Peter. Guitar was excellent loved the vocal and backtrack. I envisioned John Belushi and the Blues Brothers playing this tune. Very cool

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#406461 - 04/09/17 11:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Leon and Peter,

Cool song! I (Alan) always love Blues Rock in minor keys. The piano track on the right pan is perfect. The vocals are clear and interpret the lyric quite nicely. Great guitar work! Great listen, guys!!!

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#406468 - 04/10/17 12:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Hello, Peter

Cool Blues Rock in minor key!
Loved the use of piano.
I like Leon's lyrics as they are always easy to understand for me.
Vocals and Guitars are very tasty.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#406496 - 04/10/17 05:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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Leon and Peter. Nicely done. I liked the vocal and the background vocals. The guitar tone is killer with some great playing to boot. A really good listen. Tom

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#406544 - 04/10/17 10:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Rocks so good!

great vocals, love the answering vocal parts

that piano is perfect

some fine guitar playing too!

enjoyed

Kenny


Right on! Very cool song!! Would not have known that was Leon-very different sound for him-perfect for the song. Great stuff! Take care. Greg

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#406594 - 04/10/17 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Peter,
Well that got me bopping around!
Nice deadpan vocal by Leon and some very tasty solo breaks.
Very enjoyable.

Robert

Thanks for the nice review Robert.
Peter

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#406809 - 04/11/17 01:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Great groove! Love the approach Leon took for the vocal, and the guitar leads are right on the money.

Nice one guys, enjoyed the listen!


Thanks Dave

Peter

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#406900 - 04/12/17 05:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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We're listening on the "big system" and enjoying this tune again.

As Janice just said, "I love his guitar, obviously, and Leon's vocal. The harmonies are good and the piano works so well."

Not much to add to that other than Leon never disappoints with a lyric.

Nice addition to the playlist!

Bud
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#406981 - 04/12/17 12:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: PeterF]
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I love this one! Great choice for all the instruments - the piano stands out and makes me smile and bop my head!

This is today's Hot Forum Topic!

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#406984 - 04/12/17 01:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: RnAM
Somehow this sounds a little different from your usual work.
Great guitar work as usual but I particularly like the lower sounding vocals especially in the beginning.

Rob


Thanks Rob.

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#407084 - 04/13/17 01:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Peter & Leon...

That took off from the first note and never let up.

Very cool. A good blues write. Cool vocal.

Peter, your guitar sounds awesome on this. Great tone and tasty playing..

Nice.

floyd


Floyd thanks for those kind comments.

Peter

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#407160 - 04/13/17 01:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: If The Sun Didn't Shine [Re: Steve Young]
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Originally Posted By: Steve Young
Really rocks! Love the guitar work! Very tasty. Great song.

Steve

Much appreciated Steve.

Peter

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