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#518093 - 01/15/19 05:39 PM [User Showcase] NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute)
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Hello forum friends. I write a lot of sad songs, none sadder than this one. The link tells the background story. Take care all. Greg


https://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/corona-honored-and-remembered-at-candlelight-vigil/


https://soundcloud.com/gjohnson-2/rising-star

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#518098 - 01/15/19 06:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Well done Greg, very nice song and hommage; i pity the poor gal. Can you post your lyrics maybe? F

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#518103 - 01/15/19 07:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Wow. What a beautiful song that is so exquisitely sung. There are echos of Lightfoot here. This is one of my favorite songs I have heard on this forum. A+++

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#518132 - 01/16/19 02:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg...
You do write some sad songs but often sad songs need to be written...
Its hard celebrate a tragedy in life with a happy song!
I enjoyed your tribute.
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#518134 - 01/16/19 03:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Beautiful, well written song, wonderful performance.

I read the back story too, very sad, especially someone so young.

A fitting tribute!

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#518165 - 01/16/19 06:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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We had previously read about that...so sad.

Your tribute is beautifully written, performed, produced and very, very poignant...

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#518191 - 01/16/19 09:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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So many have said so many wonderful things about this young officer

this is a timely and beautiful tribute

I felt the sense of loss immediately upon hearing about this

senseless tragedy

wonderful song Greg

thanks for sharing this,

Kenny

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#518200 - 01/16/19 10:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg,

Beautifully written and sung.
I hadn`t heard this news; its sadly similar to other losses that have been experienced here.Your song gathers up the feelings and makes them universal.


Robert

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#518210 - 01/16/19 10:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg,

I read this story several days ago. And what a shame. I know this hits close to home for you. Really beautiful - if she could hear it I know she would smile and offer an approving smile.

I had mentioned something to you on a previous song a couple of weeks ago ...

You seem to have a special way of commuting with the human soul that few have. You are a special talent, my friend. So well done.

Wishing you & yours the very best ...

Alan
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#518227 - 01/16/19 11:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Lovely tribute Greg. Very touching lyrics and such a sad loss. Vocal was just super. Well done

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#518243 - 01/16/19 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg

Lovely tribute. Wonderfully warm vocal and as noted above a poignant song.

Excellent emotive work.

Peter

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#518266 - 01/16/19 04:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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What a sad, but also wonderful song... a great tribute to Corona.

I had not heard about the incident before today - what a tragedy! I feel sorry for her family and friends.

Thank you for sharing!
Will

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#518412 - 01/17/19 08:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: fiddler2007]
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Greg Johnson Offline
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Originally Posted By: fiddler2007
Well done Greg, very nice song and hommage; i pity the poor gal. Can you post your lyrics maybe? F


Thanks for taking time to listen and comment. It is truly a tragedy. I will try to post lyrics soon. Take care. Greg

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#518450 - 01/17/19 12:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Very feel in this song. Super performance.
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#518455 - 01/17/19 01:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Very well done. Sounded a lot like Jackson Browne.... a high compliment in my book.

We state patrol officer shot just a short distance from here. In fact, the perp and his buddies were all well known to the area. I think I heard my wife say that one of the buddies kids was in her class a few years back. So sad that we are living in a day when someone driving a stolen car thinks it's better to kill the cop than to be caught and serve a few months for theft. So sad.

This world is upside down, inside out, and plumb crazy.

Yes indeed, a nicely written song.


Edited by Guitarhacker (01/18/19 07:37 AM)
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#518456 - 01/17/19 01:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Hi, Greg !


Greg, those with better
formulating qualities than
me have already said what I
was thinking so I´ll just
thank you for this lovely
tribute, so very delicately
written and performed !

Take Care !

Dani

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#518507 - 01/17/19 05:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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We had a personal friend and local police officer shot and killed here in Columbia during a traffic stop. It turned out the guy had a goal of killing a cop. She was such a nice, sweet, funny lady. Just married, had a young step-son who loved her to death. That was 13 years ago. Wow.

Nice tribute.

https://www.como.gov/police/about-cpd/a-tribute-to-officer-molly-bowden/

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#518599 - 01/18/19 05:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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I read the heart rending story. This beautiful piece is a perfect tribute, Greg. A great write flawlessly executed.

Best wishes
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#518621 - 01/18/19 07:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg,

A sad, tragic story.

A beautiful tribute. Beautifully written. Beautifully sung.

(The production and mix are excellent, too).

I hope you have a way of getting this out to the folks in your community.
Such meaningful "reaching out" efforts are sorely needed in this world.
Thanks for sharing (with us and everyone else).

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#518726 - 01/18/19 05:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG POST: Rising Star (A tribute) [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Greg, this is a great song, featuring a very moving performance and tasteful arrangement. And that voice - what I'd give to be able to sing like that.
Cheers,
Mike
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