Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread
Print Thread
Go To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
#469593 04/27/18 03:18 AM
User Showcase
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
tommyad Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145

Across the southern tip of Florida including the beautiful Florida Keys, We are in the midst of an environmental nightmare. This has not seemed to reach the national attention in the way we had hoped. I have spent a good portion of my adult life on these waters and it is heartbreaking to witness the decline in quality. A group of charter boat captains are in Washington DC as I write this. Hopefully they can rattle some cages. To read more please go to;

https://captainsforcleanwater.org Thanks for your time, Tom


https://soundcloud.com/tommyad/save-the-everglades

https://tommyadamsmusic.com/music

Recorded in Logic Pro X
Plug Ins : Nectar 2, Neutron 2, Ozone 8, Tonal Balance, Waves LinMB, Waves, L3-LL Multi Limiter, Scuffam Amps S-Gear, Waves Vocal Rider

Vocals, Telecaster, Stratocaster, Tom Adams

RealTracks in song: 2535:Guitar, Electric, HeldChords Gritty
RealTracks in song: 1257:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopShiningRock8ths Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 1766:Mandolin, Rhythm Pop16Sync Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1608:Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Rhythm Pop16ths Ev16 110 Held
RealTracks in song: 665:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm SouthernRock Ev 085 (B:Strum)
RealTracks in song: 676:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming FolkRockBritEighths Ev 085
Royalty Free Loops



Save The Everglades

Down in sw fla where the water was so clear
The river of grass doesn’t flow like it did Our world’s gonna disappear
There’s a Tallahassee stranglehold they say the money all sits there
corporate sugar’s a political dam something fishy’s in the air

10,000 souls are gone to heaven if the lake starts to breach the dike
better open the gates let some water out Let’s fix this thing tonite
I’m sure I heard a whisper coming straight the captain’s mouth
It’s time to save the everglades so send the water south

What about fifty years from now when all the fish have died
The Seagrass gone and the algae bloom is everywhere in sight
Our drinking water filled with salt it’s a scientific fact
Disaster’s at our doorstep if we fail to act

10,000 souls are gone to heaven if the lake starts to breach the dike
better open the gates let some water out Let’s fix this thing tonite
I’m sure I heard a whisper coming straight the captain’s mouth
It’s time to save the everglades so send the water south

©2018 Thomas Adams

User Showcase
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 114
Apprentice
Offline
Apprentice
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 114
Yeah.
Great sound on this!

User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,467
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,467
Tom,

This should be the theme song for this cause... Tremendous song. Outstanding vocal and instrumentation. Best mix ever!

"10,000 souls are gone to heaven if the lake starts to breach the dike
better open the gates let some water out Let’s fix this thing tonite"

Incredible writing...

A new favorite!

Bob

User Showcase
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 9,275
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 9,275
Good political song.

John Anderson did something similar back in the day.

Water..... ask California how important it is. They shut it off to the farmers to try save some miniature fish.

Foolishness..... if you ask me. DO the right thing.

Nice job on the song. I could see this being the banner song for that movement.


You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.

You can make excuses or you can make progress but you can't do both.
User Showcase
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,050
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,050
Terrific! Loved everything about this, my new favorite from you I think.

That repeating riff really makes the song, not to mention the great vocal and solo.

And of course the message which is the important thing, very well written. Never been to the keys, but it's on my bucket list of places to visit. I'm going to check out that website after I post this.

User Showcase
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,650
Veteran
Online Content
Veteran
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,650
Very important subject, we really need these cries for help. Strong band and powerful mix.

Janne


Hear My Music:

Soundcloud
YouTube

User Showcase
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 1,664
PG Music Staff
Offline
PG Music Staff
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 1,664
Hi Tommyad, excellent production quality on this! Really enjoyed the theme and the message. Great mixdown on the vocals too. Great work!


Cheers,
Joe
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 2,254
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 2,254
Man, talk about capturing a feeling! Dang!

The lyrics and melody said it all, they guitar echoed the meaning.

I love the feel of this. You don't hear enough of these songs anymore. You nailed it Tom!

Great job!

I just hate that you had to write it in the first place. But I'm sure as hell glad you did!

Last edited by HearToLearn; 04/27/18 07:30 AM.

Chad (Hope that makes it easier)

TEMPO TANTRUM: What a lead singer has when they can't stay in time.
User Showcase
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
tommyad Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
Originally Posted By: Phil Babylon
Yeah.
Great sound on this!
Hey Phil, It's great that you stopped by. Thanks, Tom

User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,545
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,545
Tom,

"Down in sw fla where the water was so clear
The river of grass doesn’t flow like it did Our world’s gonna disappear
There’s a Tallahassee stranglehold they say the money all sits there
corporate sugar’s a political dam something fishy’s in the air"

An excellent "issue write". You've stated the case in just 4 lines. Very well done.

The Driving Country Blues is a perfect vehicle for the message.

Excellent mix. Good "passionate" vocal - clean and clear and gets the message across. Cool guitar riff. Nice "angry" solo...

Love that last chord! Well done all around.

fj

User Showcase
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 3,613
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 3,613
Very nice Tommy.Great power ballad. Has that Copper Head Road feel. All the best with this. Rob

User Showcase
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 5,450
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 5,450
Tom

Powerful message, in a powerful song. Great production - really liked the intro drum part.
Great playing throughout and an excellent vocal.

Peter

User Showcase
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
tommyad Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
Originally Posted By: rsdean
Tom,

This should be the theme song for this cause... Tremendous song. Outstanding vocal and instrumentation. Best mix ever!

"10,000 souls are gone to heaven if the lake starts to breach the dike
better open the gates let some water out Let’s fix this thing tonite"

Incredible writing...

A new favorite!

Bob
Bob, thank you for the wonderful review, Tom

User Showcase
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 1,719
Expert
Offline
Expert
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 1,719

Great song!
Great listening.

Cheers.

User Showcase
Joined: May 2016
Posts: 266
Apprentice
Offline
Apprentice
Joined: May 2016
Posts: 266
Enjoyed very much.

User Showcase
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 7,475
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 7,475
Powerful message Tom. Super lyrics on this tune Tom. Super vocal and backtrack. I agree with Herb this could be the banner song for your cause...


Scott Collingwood
https://soundcloud.com/scottt709
https://soundcloud.com/spiritlevel-ca
https://www.youtube.com/@SpiritLevel-ge3hm/
User Showcase
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 3,357
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 3,357
Tom,
Great protest song, sung with the conviction it deserves.
One of your best lyrics and the guitar work just sets the song on fire.
Excellent work!

Robert

User Showcase
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
tommyad Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
Good political song.

John Anderson did something similar back in the day.

Water..... ask California how important it is. They shut it off to the farmers to try save some miniature fish.

Foolishness..... if you ask me. DO the right thing.

Nice job on the song. I could see this being the banner song for that movement.
Herb,thanks for the nice comments. You are right. Seminole Wind was definitely on mind throughout this write. I have a close association with that great song having played it thousands of times. We opened several times for JA and in the song he mentions the Seminole war chief Osceola. We are friends with some of his descendants. This song means a lot to me and I thank everyone for indulging me and learning about the cause, Tom

User Showcase
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 20,405
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 20,405
Tommy this may be your best to date. A song sang with emotion about a great cause with the usual Tommyad superior mix, vocals and guitar parts.

I really liked this one.

Last edited by MarioD; 04/29/18 08:04 AM.

There is a new wine for seniors. It's made from an anti-diuretic hybrid grape and reduces the number of trips to the bathroom. It's called Pino More!

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB/RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software/hardware
User Showcase
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
tommyad Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 4,145
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Terrific! Loved everything about this, my new favorite from you I think.

That repeating riff really makes the song, not to mention the great vocal and solo.

And of course the message which is the important thing, very well written. Never been to the keys, but it's on my bucket list of places to visit. I'm going to check out that website after I post this.

Dave, Thanks for all that! Better get on with that bucket list! Times a'wastin, Tom
Originally Posted By: jannesan
Very important subject, we really need these cries for help. Strong band and powerful mix.

Janne
Jaane, Thank you for coming by and commenting. I appreciate it, Tom

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Go To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Link Copied to Clipboard
ChatPG

Ask sales and support questions about Band-in-a-Box using natural language.

ChatPG's knowledge base includes the full Band-in-a-Box User Manual and sales information from the website.

PG Music News
Congratulations to the 2023 User Showcase Award Winners!

We've just announced the 2023 User Showcase Award Winners!

There are 45 winners, each receiving a Band-in-a-Box 2024 UltraPAK! Read the official announcement to see if you've won.

Our User Showcase Forum receives more than 50 posts per day, with people sharing their Band-in-a-Box songs and providing feedback for other songs posted.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed!

Video: Volume Automation in Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows®

We've created a video to help you learn more about the Volume Automation options in Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows.

Band-in-a-Box® 2024: Volume Automation

www.pgmusic.com/manuals/bbw2024full/chapter11.htm#volume-automation

Video: Audio Input Monitoring with Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows®

We've created this short video to explain Audio Input Monitoring within Band-in-a-Box® 2024, and included some tips & troubleshooting details too!

Band-in-a-Box® 2024: Audio Input Monitoring

3:17: Tips
5:10: Troubleshooting

www.pgmusic.com/manuals/bbw2024full/chapter11.htm#audio-input-monitoring

Video: Enhanced Melodists in Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows®!

We've enhanced the Melodists feature included in Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows!

Access the Melodist feature by pressing F7 in the program to open the new MultiPicker Library and locate the [Melodist] tab.

You can now generate a melody on any track in the program - very handy! Plus, you select how much of the melody you want generated - specify a range, or apply it to the whole track.

See the Melodist in action with our video, Band-in-a-Box® 2024: The Melodist Window.

Learn even more about the enhancements to the Melodist feature in Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows at www.pgmusic.com/manuals/bbw2024upgrade/chapter3.htm#enhanced-melodist

Band-in-a-Box® 2024 DAW Plugin Version 6: New Features Specifically for Reaper®

New with the DAW Plugin Version 6.0, released with Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows: the Reaper® Panel!

This new panel offers built-in specific support for the Reaper® DAW API allowing direct transfer of Band-in-a-Box® files to/from Reaper® tracks!

When you run the Plugin from Reaper®, there is a panel to set the following options:
-BB Track(s) to send: This allows you to select the Plugin tracks that will be sent Reaper.
-Destination Reaper Track: This lets you select the destination Reaper track to receive media content from the Plugin.
-At Bar: You can select a bar in Reaper where the Plugin tracks should be placed.
-Start Below Selected Track: This allows you to place the Plugin tracks below the destination Reaper track.
-Overwrite Reaper Track: You can overwrite previous content on the destination Reaper track.
-Move to Project Folder: With this option, you can move the Plugin tracks to the Reaper project folder.
-Send Reaper Instructions Enable this option to send the Reaper Instructions instead of rendering audio tracks, which is faster.
-Render Audio & Instructions: Enable this option to generate audio files and the Reaper instructions.
-Send Tracks After Generating: This allows the Plugin to automatically send tracks to Reaper after generating.
-Send Audio for MIDI Track: Enable this option to send rendered audio for MIDI tracks.
-Send RealCharts with Audio: If this option is enabled, Enable this option to send RealCharts with audio.

Check out this video highlighting the new Reaper®-specific features: Band-in-a-Box® DAW Plugin Version 6: New Features Specifically for Reaper®

Band-in-a-Box® 2024 DAW Plugin Version 6: New Features Video

The new Band-in-a-Box VST DAW Plugin Verion 6 adds over 20 new features!

Watch the new features video to learn more: Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2024 - DAW Plugin Version 6 New Features

We also list these new features at www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.plugin.htm.

Free Updates Available for PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024 & RealBand 2024!

Using RealBand 2024 or PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024? Head to our support page for your free update!

RealBand 2024 Build 3 resolves the "expired program" error users were experiencing, along with a few other issues that were reported. It also adds the option to launch the Style Picker from the Tracks Window! Learn all about this patch and download it here.

A lot of what you see in RealBand you'll find in PowerTracks, as these are similar programs - so the "expired program" error was also occuring in PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024. Fortunately, PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024 Build 3 resolves this!

Forum Statistics
Forums66
Topics81,099
Posts728,349
Members38,339
Most Online2,537
Jan 19th, 2020
Newest Members
Mervin Fernandes, Reefnut, Alfii, Mark7951, andersE
38,338 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
MarioD 187
dcuny 173
musocity 158
DC Ron 133
rsdean 121
DrDan 106
Jim Fogle 104
Today's Birthdays
GDaddy, Maira, Manuel, Mshampisto
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5