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#447138 - 12/25/17 05:10 AM [User Showcase] Walk All The Way To The Moon
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Louder is better! Hope y’all have a Rockin 2018!


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Walk All The Way To The Moon


The sun comes up with a blinding light
but there’s no guarantees
I always look to the sky Like a sailor to the sea
Trying to make one last escape
let’s make our move tonight
Based on all the evidence
I think we’ll be alright

Boundaries blurred by the path of light
walk all the way to the moon
We can save what’s left of us
Lord I hope we get there soon


None of my business what you think of me
I guess I could care less though you may disagree
it’s always been it’s nothing new
That's what the old ones say
we’re simply passing through
Like rain moving cross the bay

Boundaries blurred by the path of light
walk all the way to the moon
We can save what’s left of us
Lord I hope we get there soon

©2017 Thomas Adams

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#447207 - 12/25/17 01:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Merry Xmas Tom!!! And thanks for this present!!! This sounds like a 70's classic. Great groove. Love the power chords and great solo. Some absolutely wonderful lines throughout. LOVE everything about it!!! You're finishing the year strong. Take care, and Happy New Year!! Greg

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#447215 - 12/25/17 02:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Tom

Sounds amazing! Wonderful playing and singing- great composition.
Superb stuff.

Peter

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#447224 - 12/25/17 05:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Definitely some heavy rockin' out. Like it a lot.

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#447343 - 12/26/17 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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This is a great listen, Tom.

A good Rock write. Everything about it works - at every moment.

Brings to mind every classic rock band one can think of - yet doesn't seem like a "copy" of any one in particular. That's cool - a little ZZ Top, a little AC/DC, a little BTO (mixed with some Guess Who), a little Skynyrd..

The mix is exceptional. Powerful instruments and a clean, clear vocal - professional in every way. Exceptional guitars! Love the stop! Super lead.

And... for a Country guy, you do one heck of a Rock vocal!

Top-notch.

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#447348 - 12/26/17 02:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Tom,

Great guitar driven sound- that chorus hook is so catchy and your vocal has just the right amount of attitude.
Loved this!

Robert

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#447385 - 12/26/17 07:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Great Sound

Rockin', I heard all the ones that Floyd mentioned, esp. that Skynyrd guitar crunch.

super mix,

enjoyed the listen!

Kenny

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#447411 - 12/27/17 05:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Cool tune. Some excellent chord progressions. I agree with Floyd. I grew up on the Guess Who and BTO and definitely has that vibe. Well done
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#447413 - 12/27/17 05:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Enjoyed this one a lot. Another well written, arranged and performed masterpiece. Happy New Year.
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#447468 - 12/27/17 08:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: PeterF]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Merry Xmas Tom!!! And thanks for this present!!! This sounds like a 70's classic. Great groove. Love the power chords and great solo. Some absolutely wonderful lines throughout. LOVE everything about it!!! You're finishing the year strong. Take care, and Happy New Year!! Greg
Happy New Year to you too! Thanks for all the great things you say about my songs. I truly appreciate it. Tom
Originally Posted By: PeterF
Tom

Sounds amazing! Wonderful playing and singing- great composition.
Superb stuff.

Peter
Peter, thanks for the kind words. It means a lot to me. Tom

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#447475 - 12/27/17 08:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Agree with the other posts on some of the bands this reminded me of.

I even got a "Hot Blooded - Foreigner" vibe on the verses a little bit.

I liked this a lot. Great work!
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#447476 - 12/27/17 09:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Tom, you have ended 2017 with some smokin' hot stuff! Guitars sound very, very good on this! Just a great production all the way around! Good to hear a rocker from you 'cause you can get the job done! Thanks, Torrey
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#447590 - 12/28/17 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: Belladonna
Definitely some heavy rockin' out. Like it a lot.
Donna, Glad you liked it. Thanks, Tom
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
This is a great listen, Tom.

A good Rock write. Everything about it works - at every moment.

Brings to mind every classic rock band one can think of - yet doesn't seem like a "copy" of any one in particular. That's cool - a little ZZ Top, a little AC/DC, a little BTO (mixed with some Guess Who), a little Skynyrd..

The mix is exceptional. Powerful instruments and a clean, clear vocal - professional in every way. Exceptional guitars! Love the stop! Super lead.

And... for a Country guy, you do one heck of a Rock vocal!

Top-notch.

floyd
floyd, This one was a lot of fun for me. Going way back, for me Rock came first, then Blues, then Country. It all bleeds together somewhat. Thanks for the wonderful review. I certainly value your comments, Tom

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#447622 - 12/28/17 08:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Rockin' man!!!

Happy New Year!
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#447794 - 12/29/17 04:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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YEAH!!!! Great hearing you rock out!

Guitars are perfect, as is the vocal. And the mix! Totally pro as usual.

Great song, better than most of the music I hear on my local rock radio station these days.
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#447804 - 12/29/17 05:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Oh yeah!! We are down with the hint of early Skynrd - the good original band. This sounds like it would fit perfectly on any radio classic rock show. It’s that good.

As you responded to floyd...rock to blues to country. And you retain the goodness of them all.

Great write, vocal and signature TA production to top it all off.

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#447901 - 12/29/17 02:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Great rocker Tom.
Love the lyrics and the title and "save what's left of us".
Cheers.
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#448132 - 12/30/17 06:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Tom,

Great guitar driven sound- that chorus hook is so catchy and your vocal has just the right amount of attitude.
Loved this!

Robert
Robert, thanks for the nice review. Tom
Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Great Sound

Rockin', I heard all the ones that Floyd mentioned, esp. that Skynyrd guitar crunch.

super mix,

enjoyed the listen!

Kenny
Glad you liked it. Thanks, Tom

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#448365 - 01/01/18 05:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Cool tune. Some excellent chord progressions. I agree with Floyd. I grew up on the Guess Who and BTO and definitely has that vibe. Well done
Scott, Glad you came by. I appreciate your comments, Tom
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Enjoyed this one a lot. Another well written, arranged and performed masterpiece. Happy New Year.
Charlie, Happy New Year to you too. Thanks for all the nice things you say about my songs, Tom

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#448413 - 01/01/18 08:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Walk All The Way To The Moon [Re: tommyad]
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Nice!! TURN IT UP!!!!
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