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#531828 - 04/06/19 08:52 PM [User Showcase] The Taste of Her Name
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This is my first song post. I used Realstyle BALFRED and tenor sax soloist 937. I can't sing but I wrote this song, like it, and wanted to see it to fruition. So I hired a singer on fiverr. It could use a bridge and I've written one, someday I'll add it. In addition to the usual Soundcloud link, I made a simple slide show video for youtube and that link is here as well.

https://soundcloud.com/user-770148857/the-taste-of-her-name-by-tunemonger


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEe4QQ_zewI


All that she told me was one little word,
That which she goes by, is known in this world,
That's all I needed, to take her in, savoring the sips,
Cause I got the taste, the taste of her name on my lips.

I know that she'll have a lot more to say,
Next time I see her, maybe today,
I could feel voltage pass through our fingertips,
Exciting the taste, the taste of her name on my lips.

Since the beginning, it's been this way,
Man and a woman, sparked from the clay,
And I've heard of warriors, launching a thousand ships,
All for the taste, the taste of her name on their lips.


Edited by BeelzeBob (04/06/19 09:07 PM)
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#531851 - 04/07/19 05:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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BeelzeBob,

A big WOW for this! A pure delight to listen to.

An excellent jazz-ballad write. So well penned...

"Since the beginning, it's been this way,
Man and a woman, sparked from the clay,
And I've heard of warriors, launching a thousand ships,
All for the taste, the taste of her name on their lips."

Killer.

The perfect BAND to carry the tune. Super vocalist that you found!

And an excellent mix to top it all off.

This is one heck of a first post! Welcome to the Showcase!! Really looking forward to hearing more...

fj

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#531867 - 04/07/19 10:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Bob...
Wow... I agree with Floyd...
This is indeed a great write...
Lyrics, backing tracks, production, & delivery...
Christopher did a great job on your song...
I also liked that super Youtube video you made...
I will look forward to hearing more of your songs!
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#531878 - 04/07/19 10:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Hi Bob ..

Great, great song for first post. My wife and I love this genre/style as much as any. So sweet and exceptionally well arranged and produced. All the technical stuff is stellar, in my opinion.

And wow, what a great vocal Christopher gave you ... excellent. You were fortunate to find him. I have used Fivr a time or two for non-musical stuff and was happy with the results - but this is a GREAT vocal! he gave your words and music a nice life beyond what you's already done.

Excellent! Wishing you the very best ...

Alan
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#531888 - 04/07/19 01:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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what a joy to listen to!

so well written and sung

smooth and pro sounding

one of the guitar players in my old band used to call everyone beelzebub

just a great song

enjoyed!

Kenny


Edited by 44kfl (04/07/19 04:31 PM)

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#531909 - 04/07/19 04:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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BeelzeBob,

This is smoking . . . very old school and very killer. Impressive first song post—nicely done in all aspects. I actually don’t think you need a bridge with this one, that solo sax serves nicely in lieu thereof. Your vocalist does a terrific job.

Welcome to the BIAB forum! I’ll look forward to hearing more from you!

Kind regards,

Deej

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#531925 - 04/07/19 06:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Bob,
Very nicely arranged. I believe it came out great. Ripe, delicious fruit smile
I like lyrical swing & poetry is very strong. Mixed and performed to the standard. Good vocalist!

Thank you for posting!

Misha.

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#531970 - 04/08/19 03:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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What a cool back track. Super vocal and lyric. Very nice listen..
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#532202 - 04/09/19 12:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Thanks to all for the encouragement. For years all I did was blues. I got bored and tried to do some other kinds of tunes, this is one. It's still a I-IV-V, but with jazz chords. I used BIAB to make backing tracks for a blues harmonica educational website for almost ten years. It recently closed down and it was a real bummer for me. So here I am. I play guitar and harmonica, nothing special. I sing if I've written a novelty/funny song, otherwise, I get someone else to do it.

I have a bossa nova influenced tune if anyone wants to sing it. Let me know!
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#532222 - 04/09/19 03:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Very mellow and most enjoyable BeelzeBob. Rob

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#532292 - 04/10/19 07:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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Wow nice work on this too TuneMonger! Very unique composition and the fiverr singer really nailed it! Thanks for sharing
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#532446 - 04/11/19 08:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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This is right in our wheelhouse as we love blues and jazz.

You and the vocalist did a fine job in capturing a small club feel with a well honed band.

Excellent!

J&B
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#532513 - 04/11/19 10:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: TuneMonger]
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So true to the form, could almost hear the vinyl crackles. Beautiful. That title line is pure gold.
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#532972 - 04/16/19 09:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: The Taste of Her Name [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
BeelzeBob,

A big WOW for this! A pure delight to listen to.

An excellent jazz-ballad write. So well penned...

"Since the beginning, it's been this way,
Man and a woman, sparked from the clay,
And I've heard of warriors, launching a thousand ships,
All for the taste, the taste of her name on their lips."

Killer.

The perfect BAND to carry the tune. Super vocalist that you found!

And an excellent mix to top it all off.

This is one heck of a first post! Welcome to the Showcase!! Really looking forward to hearing more...

fj

Absolutely!!! Stellar!! Love this kind of music. I think the vocal could use a little more verb (Sax as well). Killer song!! Take care. Greg

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Summary of Changes for Version 2019 Build 642 (Jan 08 2020):
Changed: Default the 'include similar styles in the stylepicker' to false each bootup.
Improved: BootupLog.txt will include more elaborate information when troubleshooting bootup problems. This only applies if WriteBootUpLog.txt is present in the Data folder.
Updated: PDF and help (routine cleanup/updaes).
Fixed: "There is no audio file currently recorded" error message when using Audio > Plugin.
Fixed: [Video] > Render Video(s)... menu item should launch the Make Chordsheet Video dialog if Video RealTracks export is not available.
Fixed: Access violation in Song Titles browser if no song is selected when clicking [Close].
Fixed: Applying audio effects using Audio > Plugins would fail with error "Plugin cancelled. Original file is preserved".
Fixed: Audio > Edit Audio > Timeshift Audio would crash the program if the Audio Edit window was not open.
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Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might crash during bootup if an ASIO driver was previously selected, and the device is no longer connected to the computer.
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Fixed: melodists were getting quantized incorrectly.
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Fixed: Possible freeze when importing compressed audio files.
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Added: copy selected cell if nothing highlighted
Added: shift-arrows to select in chord sheet
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Added: SHIFT-TAB to go backwards in chord sheet, TAB to go forward
Added: support for all Biab file types
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Fixed: make selected cell at the end after pasting
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Fixed: plugin stops playing non-synced tracks when closing and then opening plugin
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Fixed: Transpose not working
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To change the view, press the [Guitar] toolbar button to open the Guitar window and then the [Settings] button.

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