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#450734 - 01/12/18 04:50 PM [User Showcase] *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken
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Hi all this is my first write for the year.
Wanted to write a tune called the funky chicken and here is the result.
All comments welcome. Rob

The Funky Chicken

I was up late last night commotion I was hearing.
Was no hare nor a grizzly bear or army on a mission.
It was a sight in the middle of the night just outside the kitchen
It was my wife all dressed in white doing the funky chicken.

She hoped two feet in to the air one sock one missing.
She flapped her arms and scratched the ground she sure made a vision.
It aint fare but she don’t care don’t mention finger licken.
It was my wife all dressed in white doing the funky chicken.
..................................................................................................
Well I don’t care what people say or what’s their point of view.
If you think I'm crazy then maybe you are too.
So come and join me on the conga line lose your Inhibition you'll be fine.
..................................................................................................

Its do or dare don’t have that flare when wanting recognition.
When they won’t do want you want them to, then clarify your position.
When it aint right no need to fight just wait for intermission
You’re up tight in the middle of the night doing the funky chicken.

I was up late last night commotion I was hearing.
Was no hare nor a grizzly bear or army on a mission.
It was a sight in the middle of the night just outside the kitchen
It was my wife all dressed in white doing the funky chicken.

****** Song Summary *************
Title: The funky chicken
File:The funky chicken.SGU
Key=G , Tempo 110, Length (m:s)=2:10
4 bar intro, 52 bar chorus, from bar 5 to bar 56. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _OLDCANR.STY (Old Time Canadian Reel)

RealTracks in style: ~592:Bass, Acoustic Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in style: 2923:Banjo, Tenor, Rhythm OldTimeCanadianReelQuinn Ev16 110
RealTracks in style: 2922:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm OldTimeCanadianReelQuinn Ev16 110
RealTracks in song: ~596:Fiddle, Soloist Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in song: 3064:Vocal Oohs, Rhythm Pop3-part Ev 085
RealDrums in style: FootStompReel^01-a,b:16ths SlightSwing

Mixed with Sonar. Vocals and harmony myself

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#450759 - 01/12/18 10:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob

Pro sound beautifully put together with an interesting lyric!
Hope your wife liked it!

Peter

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#450765 - 01/12/18 10:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob, another well crafted song! you always do such an excellent job with your vocals. Top notch!! Thanks, Torrey
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#450775 - 01/12/18 11:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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"Robert4580":

LOL laugh !!!

"...If you think I'm crazy then maybe you are too..." Oh, brother, is that ever priceless!

Why, this little ditty is so dang irresistible that I'd scatter my feathers all up and down that hoppin' "conga line" for a chance to hoof this one up with any female funky enough to do the "funky chicken" with me crazy !!!

Pure fun at 45 rpm, it surely is.

LOREN



Edited by bluage (01/12/18 11:16 PM)
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#450827 - 01/13/18 07:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Very fun and entertaining Rob, well done.
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#450841 - 01/13/18 08:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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It was fun, you have a great voice.

Marty

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#450878 - 01/13/18 12:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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REALLY LOVED this song Rob, one you HAVE to pay attention to in case you miss part of the story.

Fab melody AND lyrics, just pure class from start to finish


Edited by furry (01/13/18 12:37 PM)

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#450912 - 01/13/18 02:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Another super hit.
I can see "the funky chicken"

Very well sung as usual

Sergio
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#450948 - 01/13/18 03:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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This song actually made me laugh! This was such a great tune, and I really appreciate the craftsmanship on this one, especially in the lyrics. Thanks for the share!
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#450968 - 01/13/18 04:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Good one Rob and as others have said, very well done.
Cheers.
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#451154 - 01/14/18 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: PeterF]
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Originally Posted By: PeterF
Rob

Pro sound beautifully put together with an interesting lyric!
Hope your wife liked it!

Peter


Hello Peter. Thanks for your comment. I ran the idea past my wife before writing.
Your comment made her laugh.

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#451159 - 01/14/18 04:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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All I can add to what already has been said is this is absolutely fantastic

Two thumbs up for creativity, two more for originality, and another two for performance.

You put a vision in my head that will be hard to get rid of!
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#451160 - 01/14/18 05:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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LOL! Great!

Bob

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#451161 - 01/14/18 05:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,

That's a great sound... very professional to my ears. I have to compliment you on the arrangement, too. It's excellent. And you top it off with a fantastic presentation!

A terrific listen.

All the best,
Noel
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#451202 - 01/14/18 09:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Hello, Rob

It is a really nice vocal!
Truly, you have a great great voice.
I am enjoying your vocals a lot anytime.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#451208 - 01/14/18 10:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
Rob, another well crafted song! you always do such an excellent job with your vocals. Top notch!! Thanks, Torrey


Hello Torrey. Thank you for your comments. Been trying to improve on my vocals, I tend to rush them a bit.
Rob

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#451229 - 01/15/18 05:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: bluage]
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Originally Posted By: bluage
"Robert4580":

LOL laugh !!!

"...If you think I'm crazy then maybe you are too..." Oh, brother, is that ever priceless!

Why, this little ditty is so dang irresistible that I'd scatter my feathers all up and down that hoppin' "conga line" for a chance to hoof this one up with any female funky enough to do the "funky chicken" with me crazy !!!

Pure fun at 45 rpm, it surely is.

LOREN



Thank you Loren. Great comment. Rob

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#451254 - 01/15/18 07:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob, Fun write. Very good vocal and the editing was well done. I liked it a lot, Tom

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#451317 - 01/15/18 02:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: sslechta]
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Originally Posted By: sslechta
Very fun and entertaining Rob, well done.


Hi Steve. Thanks for listening. Rob

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#451318 - 01/15/18 02:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: *New Fun Song* The Funky Chicken [Re: Marty Sorensen]
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Originally Posted By: Marty Sorensen
It was fun, you have a great voice.

Marty


Hello Marty.Thank you for listening, Rob

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