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#428461 - 09/01/17 04:54 PM [User Showcase] Blue Kentucky Rain
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http://kennyleverett.bandcamp.com/track/blue-kentucky-rain

Blue Kentucky Rain
© 2017 Kenny Leverett
06082017

I know that talk is cheap
That’s OK, I ain’t got a lot to say
I’m just wondering how you’re doing these days

Tell me how do you sleep
On all those fancy rich man satin sheets
Before I’d let you break my heart again
I’d rather be walking in the cold night wind
My heart don’t need your kind of pain
I’d rather be out in the blue Kentucky rain

They say you reap just what you sow
I’d be more than curious to know
Of you finding out all that glitters ain’t gold

Tell me how do you sleep
On all those fancy rich man satin sheets
Before I’d let you break my heart again
I’d rather be walking in the cold night wind
My heart don’t need your kind of pain
I’d rather be out in the blue Kentucky rain

My heart don’t need your kind of pain
I’d rather be out in the blue Kentucky rain

Drums BoomChickaSwing Rockabilly
Bass 2351 Acoustic Rockabilly
Piano 2498
Guitar 2496 Rhythm Rockabilly Brent
Guitar Solo 1280 Country Boogie Brent Swing
knocked over a few chairs at the end there

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#428490 - 09/02/17 05:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Yeah, I love rockabilly! Great groove on this and love your vocal!

My favorite line: "My heart don’t need your kind of pain
I’d rather be out in the blue Kentucky rain"

Bringing that piano in panned right during that second chorus was unexpected but really worked well I thought!

Good stuff Kenny, very much enjoyed this one!

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#428495 - 09/02/17 05:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Kenny,

You impress me more with each offering...

Excellent write. Tight. Your melodies are SO "singable" - a rare quality in writers... On top of (or under) good lyrics, it's "gold".

Good BAND. Excellent vocal. Good mix.

Great listen.

fj

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#428566 - 09/02/17 04:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Kenny

Wonderful rockabilly - had a live band feel and an excellent vocal performance.
Great work.

Peter

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#428572 - 09/02/17 07:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Loved this tune Kenny. Super vocal and backtrack. Loved the rhythm tp this tune. Guitar was awesome


Edited by Scott C (09/03/17 12:13 PM)

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#428575 - 09/02/17 08:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Great job Kenny, I particularly liked the hook line. Hooks are sometimes hard to find these days. I also really liked the Rockabilly styling. Your vocal rocked!

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#428597 - 09/03/17 04:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Really nice song. Well put together. Lyrically very nice. Love the swingin groove and the guitar leads are nice. Your vocals sound great too.
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#428614 - 09/03/17 09:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Wow, the groove on this is infectious! It sounds professionally mixed, and the songwriting is well done here. It's just the right balance of catchy and raw.

Thanks for sharing smile
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#428637 - 09/03/17 01:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Yeah, I love rockabilly! Great groove on this and love your vocal!

My favorite line: "My heart don’t need your kind of pain
I’d rather be out in the blue Kentucky rain"

Bringing that piano in panned right during that second chorus was unexpected but really worked well I thought!

Good stuff Kenny, very much enjoyed this one!


Thanks Dave,

so glad that you liked that piano part, appreciate your listen

and kind words

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#428638 - 09/03/17 01:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Kenny,

You impress me more with each offering...

Excellent write. Tight. Your melodies are SO "singable" - a rare quality in writers... On top of (or under) good lyrics, it's "gold".

Good BAND. Excellent vocal. Good mix.

Great listen.

fj


Thanks,

always appreciate your input, support, and kind words

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#428640 - 09/03/17 01:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: PeterF]
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Originally Posted By: PeterF
Kenny

Wonderful rockabilly - had a live band feel and an excellent vocal performance.
Great work.

Peter


Thanks Peter

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#428644 - 09/03/17 01:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
knocked over a few chairs at the end there


Yea...who hasn't done that at the end of a long day of recording and mixing. smile

Like the lyrics, production, the whole feel of this song. Nice vocals, too.

Bob

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#428655 - 09/03/17 02:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Kenny this one is tight and right!! Stray Cats/Dwight Yoakam vibe going on here and it really sounds good! The mix is really good! That chorus is catchy! Keep on rockin' T
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#428661 - 09/03/17 03:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Excellent Kenny.
Sooth and professional.
You got the FX's on the vocal just write.
You really captured an ear with this one.
Rob

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#428746 - 09/04/17 12:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Loved this tune Kenny. Super vocal and backtrack. Loved the rhythm tp this tune. Guitar was awesome


Scott,

Thanks man, always appreciate your support

Those solos were too hot for me to try and play em

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#428747 - 09/04/17 01:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: guitar1]
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Originally Posted By: guitar1
Great job Kenny, I particularly liked the hook line. Hooks are sometimes hard to find these days. I also really liked the Rockabilly styling. Your vocal rocked!


Thank you,

welcome to the forum, guitar1

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#428787 - 09/04/17 07:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Another very fine listen!! I know it's a lucky day when I get to hear 2 of your songs for the first time Kenny. ALWAYS love what you do! Enjoyed much!! Take care. Greg

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#428794 - 09/04/17 10:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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Really love the groove and the drums punch like no tomorrow
Super mix and just a great toe tapper
Almost sounds like a dance hall in some spots
Great job
Loved it!

John

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#428795 - 09/04/17 11:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
Kenny this one is tight and right!! Stray Cats/Dwight Yoakam vibe going on here and it really sounds good! The mix is really good! That chorus is catchy! Keep on rockin' T


Hi Kenny. I think Torrey summed this one up pretty good. I'm working on a rock-a-billy tune myself. Love the genre. The added reverb on your vocal really sells this as the real deal. You captured the feel perfectly. Great job!

ALan
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#428837 - 09/05/17 07:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue Kentucky Rain [Re: 44kfl]
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a well written and produced track Kenny.its got a stray cat vibe to it .keep them coming
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