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#517254 - 01/12/19 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes
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I hope you enjoy this little song...

Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes

Smell the fresh air of freedom
Smell the fresh air of peace
Smell the fresh air of this great country
The good Lord has given you and me

Many through out this old world
Dream of hope and peace
They want to come to this great country
The good Lord has given you and me

Thank the good Lord
Thank the good Lord
Thank the good Lord we are free
Thank the good Lord
Thank the good Lord
Thank the good Lord for his peace

Smell the fresh air of freedom
Smell the fresh air of peace
Smell the fresh air of this great country
The good Lord has given you and me

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#517276 - 01/12/19 02:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Nicely done Jim!! Has somewhat of a gospel feel in an understated way. Nice passionate vocal! Take care. Greg

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#517285 - 01/12/19 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Jim
Nice relaxed song - pretty tune and a pleasant vocal performance.
Very nice.

Peter

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#517295 - 01/12/19 03:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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A positive tune Jim.
Hopefully it'll be a true song soon.
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#517400 - 01/12/19 11:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Dear Jim...

In my last comment on your last post, "Yes, I Do", I said that I hoped I would hear more of your songs, so thank you putting "Smell the Fresh Air" in to circulation here on the User's Forum!

You vocal track has you sounding like a gentle troubadour wandering the hills and valleys, roads and sidewalks of this country, guitar in hand, crooning your song of peace and freedom to grateful listeners who needed to hear it to freshen their outlook on living on the land that feeds them, houses them, and hopefully gives them something to pass on to future generations. The music is calming and reassuring, too.

Lead the way, sir!

Sincerely,

LOREN
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#517431 - 01/13/19 04:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Really nice song. very well sung. Pleasant listen.

Sergio
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#517456 - 01/13/19 06:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Blueage said it so well "Your vocal track has you sounding like a gentle troubadour wandering the hills and valleys, roads and sidewalks of this country, guitar in hand, crooning your song of peace and freedom..."

Positive with many rays of hope!

We enjoyed it...

J&B
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#517471 - 01/13/19 07:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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What a pleasing melody you have created! Your vocal is spot on. I like the folksy feel of this. Nice work.

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#517549 - 01/13/19 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Nice work Jim! It's a catchy tune with a good vocal performance! A great thought expressed here by you! Thanks, Torrey
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#517552 - 01/13/19 01:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Jim,

Folksy and uplifting music- well done!

Robert

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#517573 - 01/13/19 02:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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very nice

I immediately thought of Don Williams

whose music I have always loved

enjoyed the listen,

Kenny

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#517630 - 01/13/19 08:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Jim,

I agree with Kenny... this has a real Don Williams vibe to it. That's a good thing!!

A very nice vocal. Cool bass. Good mix.

fj

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#517958 - 01/15/19 07:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Dear Jim,

this song may come along as a sweet li'l tune, but in those few lines you express your humanity. Lots of things happening all around the world these days that might make one lose every hope - your song gently puts the train back onto the rails. And although you're singing about America, this should go for any country in the free world.

Nicely sung, Jim, thanks a lot.

Stefan

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#518214 - 01/16/19 10:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Excellent tune Jim. Excellent vocal and backtrack. Really nice listen. Well done

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#518628 - 01/18/19 08:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Nicely done Jim!! Has somewhat of a gospel feel in an understated way. Nice passionate vocal! Take care. Greg

Thanks, Greg...
I hope you enjoyed it.

Originally Posted By: PeterF
Jim
Nice relaxed song - pretty tune and a pleasant vocal performance.
Very nice.
Peter

Peter, thank you for you kind compliments.

Originally Posted By: rayc
A positive tune Jim.
Hopefully it'll be a true song soon.

Thanks, Ray.
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#518949 - 01/19/19 01:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: bluage]
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Originally Posted By: bluage
Dear Jim...

In my last comment on your last post, "Yes, I Do", I said that I hoped I would hear more of your songs, so thank you putting "Smell the Fresh Air" in to circulation here on the User's Forum!

You vocal track has you sounding like a gentle troubadour wandering the hills and valleys, roads and sidewalks of this country, guitar in hand, crooning your song of peace and freedom to grateful listeners who needed to hear it to freshen their outlook on living on the land that feeds them, houses them, and hopefully gives them something to pass on to future generations. The music is calming and reassuring, too.

Lead the way, sir!

Sincerely,

LOREN

You comments & compliments are greatly appreciated...
Thank you very much!
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#518952 - 01/19/19 02:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Great meaningful song Jim, both the vocals and the band.
well to me it was just like a good old willie nelson song.


Now that is a compliment.

Thanks
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#519324 - 01/21/19 04:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri
Really nice song. very well sung. Pleasant listen.
Sergio

Thanks, Sergio...

Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Blueage said it so well "Your vocal track has you sounding like a gentle troubadour wandering the hills and valleys, roads and sidewalks of this country, guitar in hand, crooning your song of peace and freedom..."

Positive with many rays of hope!

We enjoyed it...
J&B

Speaking of hope...
Hope you noticed I "photoshopped" that inserted moldy green fence between the viewer & the Statue of Liberty...
Where is my tongue in cheek political icon wink...
Thanks for your kind compliments!

Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
What a pleasing melody you have created! Your vocal is spot on. I like the folksy feel of this. Nice work.

Thanks, Scott, I happy you enjoyed it.
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#519574 - 01/22/19 04:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
Nice work Jim! It's a catchy tune with a good vocal performance! A great thought expressed here by you! Thanks, Torrey

Thanks Torrey for your kind comments!

Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Jim,
Folksy and uplifting music- well done!
Robert

Thanks for your support!

Originally Posted By: 44kfl
very nice
I immediately thought of Don Williams whose music I have always loved
enjoyed the listen,
Kenny

You & me both... Thanks for the listen!

Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Jim,
I agree with Kenny... this has a real Don Williams vibe to it. That's a good thing!!
A very nice vocal. Cool bass. Good mix.
fj

Thanks, Floyd... your comments are always appreciated!
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#519786 - 01/23/19 04:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smell the Fresh Air © J Hughes [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Crossroads
Dear Jim,
this song may come along as a sweet li'l tune, but in those few lines you express your humanity. Lots of things happening all around the world these days that might make one lose every hope - your song gently puts the train back onto the rails. And although you're singing about America, this should go for any country in the free world.
Nicely sung, Jim, thanks a lot.
Stefan

Thanks, Stefan for your compliments & support.

Originally Posted By: Scott C
Excellent tune Jim. Excellent vocal and backtrack. Really nice listen. Well done

Thanks Scott... Your supportive comments are always appreciated.

Originally Posted By: beatmaster
Great meaningful song Jim, both the vocals and the band.
well to me it was just like a good old willie nelson song.
Now that is a compliment.
Thanks

Thanks for the Willie Nelson comparison... That is indeed a high compliment!
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