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#463983 - 03/24/18 10:21 PM [User Showcase] Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me
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Hi all. Wanted to try and write one of those mid to late 1960 classic country tunes.
So this is my effort. All comments welcome Rob.

Dont Bother Me


Ive been living twelve long months with out you.
But then you go and ring me once again.

Ive been rid of all my thoughts about you.
But then you go and bring it back again.

Chorus
..................................................................
Wont you let me be Dont bother me.
Wont you set me free Dont be bothering me
..................................................................

Bidge

Chorus
..................................................................
Wont you let me be Dont bother me.
Wont you set me free Dont be bothering me
..................................................................

Ive been spending all my nights with out you.
Even through in darkness makes me wail.

I been spending day light hours not think about you.
When evening falls your there with out fail.

Chorus
..................................................................
Wont you let me be Dont bother me.
Wont you set me free Dont be bothering me
..................................................................
Bridge

Chorus
..................................................................
Wont you let me be Dont bother me.
Wont you set me free Dont be bothering me
..................................................................
Bridge
Chorus
..................................................................
Wont you let me be Dont bother me.
Wont you set me free Dont be bothering me
..................................................................


****** Song Summary *************
Title: Dont bother me
File:Dont bother me.SGU
Key=D , Tempo 120, Length (m:s)=3:40
2 bar intro, 104 bar chorus, from bar 3 to bar 106. Repeat x1 chorus
Melody has 171 notes, Melody harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Soloist track has 1035 notes, Soloist harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _JJSHUFL.STY (Laid Back Country Shuffle w/ Aco)

RealTracks in style: ~539:Bass, Electric, Pop Sw 120
RealTracks in style: 2124:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryShuffleJohn Sw 120
RealTracks in style: ~372:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Hank Sw 120
RealTracks in song: 2369:Strings, Rhythm PopCountry Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 3064:Vocal Oohs, Rhythm Pop3-part Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1504:Pedal Steel, Soloist, CountryShufflePaul Sw 120
RealDrums in style: NashvilleBrushesClassicShuffle: a: Sidestick, Brushes b: Brushes,

Vocal Myself

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#464021 - 03/25/18 06:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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great job Rob, it sounds like a song from a juke box playing in the 60's. Love these classic country remakes. Keep it up!!!

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#464025 - 03/25/18 06:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Well one, Rob.

Good job of capturing the sound of the era...

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#464064 - 03/25/18 01:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Sounds great!

Sounds like classic country to me!

one thing:

around :51 starts some strings and voices I think. They are beautiful, but if you were to pitch this as an era piece you might need to take them out and just it let ride without them.

So maybe you could have two version in case you want to pitch it as a period piece??

I could be wrong.
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#464073 - 03/25/18 02:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Super cool. You definitely captured that classic country ballad feel. Nice!

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#464100 - 03/25/18 03:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: cliftond]
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Originally Posted By: cliftond
great job Rob, it sounds like a song from a juke box playing in the 60's. Love these classic country remakes. Keep it up!!!


Thank you Cliftond. Rob

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#464101 - 03/25/18 03:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Well one, Rob.

Good job of capturing the sound of the era...

fj


Thank you Floyd. Rob

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#464106 - 03/25/18 03:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,

This is a great song and vocal. I love the way your voice slides into those notes... Excellent job.

Love the fade-out ending as well.

Bob
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#464115 - 03/25/18 05:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Start with the oom-pah bass, bring in the piano... Perfect.

Nice vocal, good to hear the Aaaah sneak in for a visit.

Bob already mentioned the Roy Orbison-ish vocal slides, but it's worth mentioning again. Nice! smile
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#464164 - 03/26/18 07:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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This is awesome! You definitely captures that old school country vibe here. It got my toe tapping the whole way through, and I can't help but imagine how amazing this would sound performed live. Your vocal performance is seriously on point here as well.

Great work, and thanks so much for sharing smile
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#464197 - 03/26/18 10:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,

You captured the sound well- and your voice is one of the best around for this genre.
Very good!

Robert

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#464236 - 03/26/18 02:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Hi, Rob !


Can´t be more country
than this Rob ! I love it
and am sad I couldn´t
do anything this good in
this genré ! Just great Rob !

Cheers
Dani

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#464240 - 03/26/18 02:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: David Snyder]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder

Sounds great!

Sounds like classic country to me!

one thing:

around :51 starts some strings and voices I think. They are beautiful, but if you were to pitch this as an era piece you might need to take them out and just it let ride without them.

So maybe you could have two version in case you want to pitch it as a period piece??

I could be wrong.


Hi David. Thanks for your comments. I appreciate you suggestion also. Rob

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#464241 - 03/26/18 02:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: kybordr]
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Originally Posted By: kybordr
Super cool. You definitely captured that classic country ballad feel. Nice!


Thank you Kybordr. Appreciate your comments. Rob

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#464242 - 03/26/18 02:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: rsdean]
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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Rob,

This is a great song and vocal. I love the way your voice slides into those notes... Excellent job.

Love the fade-out ending as well.

Bob



Thank you Bob smile

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#464243 - 03/26/18 02:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: dcuny]
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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Start with the oom-pah bass, bring in the piano... Perfect.

Nice vocal, good to hear the Aaaah sneak in for a visit.

Bob already mentioned the Roy Orbison-ish vocal slides, but it's worth mentioning again. Nice! smile


Thank you David. Love the big "O"

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#464261 - 03/26/18 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob, I think you certainly accomplished what you set out to do! I remember those days of classic country music and you nailed it! Your vocal kind of reminds me of a mix of Jim Reeves and Marty Robbins. Not a bad thing at all! Great work! Thanks, Torrey
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#464289 - 03/26/18 05:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Awesome old school country tune. Super vocal.
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#464313 - 03/27/18 04:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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Now that's how you do Old Country! The steel editing is perfect. Great vocal too. Loved it, Tom

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#464318 - 03/27/18 05:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Classic Country #New Song# Dont Bother Me [Re: Rob4580]
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You have great vocals for the era. This is a really good write, arrangement, mix and performance.
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