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#558021 - 10/06/19 01:47 PM [User Showcase] Blue on You
Registered: 08/17/19
Posts: 12
Loc: Texas
Bobby Watson Offline
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Registered: 08/17/19
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Loc: Texas
https://soundcloud.com/opabobby-1/blue-on-you

Blue on You

Based on _BTGSHUF.STY & 422:Guitar

Thanks to Keith Roshto for lyric and vocal


Blue On You

Caught you out carousing late last night
In a sexy slinky red satin dress.
You were Painted like desire, body hotter than fire.
One look in your face confirmed you were not under duress.
It don't matter the hue,
That dress looks blue on you.

Well why are we fighting like cats and dogs?
Kick and scream, scratch and claw.
Can't we make up and just get along?
Why we gotta fight like cats and dogs?
As it stands right now, code blue!
Blue on you.

Moonlight cruise out into the bay.
Harvest moon shining down.
You took a slip over the bow; sorry I couldn't stay.
Rescue says your body may never be found.
harvest moon shining true,
Sure looked blue on you.
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#558023 - 10/06/19 02:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Good stuff!
Vocals & mix are spot on! Listens very well.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

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#558034 - 10/06/19 06:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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rayc Offline
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A sudden start and, I have to admit to being disappointed that, the song went into the solo after just one verse.
That the structure is, in essence, solos as "chorus" or "verse" is fine but I didn't find they held the repeats or melodic elements that carried me forward to the next change.
I though the lyrics and vocal performance were cool and wanted more of that to carry the narrative but it was wrapped up, Stephen King style, with a left turn and...
The arrangement was tidy and the style, augmented by the additional guitar, is appropriate.
Pretty cool but left me wanting more, (that may be a good thing).
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#558091 - 10/07/19 09:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Great blues tune!!! Energy, emotion is fantastic!! Love the production and mix.....this is a WINNER!!! Take care. Greg Sexy lady in the pic too!

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#558180 - 10/07/19 11:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
Registered: 12/10/09
Posts: 1097
Loc: Washington State
bluage Offline
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Loc: Washington State
Mr. Watson, Mr. Rashto...

This song, Blue on You, is so bluesy, it made me feel woozy (yeah, I'm corny, but then, my last name is Cobb -- jes' kiddin'!) laugh. The Real Style's got so much bump, swagger, and grit, that it made a bottle of moonshine jump off my pantry shelf onto the floor and dance a nasty, dragged-out, slow-grindin' shuffle with an ol' one-eyed alley cat named Mizz Mia Ow. Damn, but there's gonna be a hot time in the old place to-night, you sinners laugh wink !!!

Gentlemen, you nailed it, musically and lyrically. However, I think that if the woman in blue looked as good as you described, you sure should'a jumped in that black, moon-lit water and saved her so you two could "make up and just get along", ha, ha laugh grin !!!

Brushing the sawdust off my shirt and pants,

- bluage -



Edited by bluage (10/07/19 11:19 PM)
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#558184 - 10/08/19 12:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Loc: Australia
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Hi Bobby,

You really settle into the groove very comfortably indeed. As I listened to the journey you took me on, I go the impression that you were totally enjoying putting this together. Your singing is strong and confident and great to listen to. The mix sat very comfortably in my headphones.

It's thumbs up from me!

Regards,
Noel
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#558215 - 10/08/19 05:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
VideoTrack Offline
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Bobby, a great drivin' blues, everything about this song demonstrates confidence and style.

All wrapped up with absolutely fantastic lyrics, delivered superbly by Keith.

Classy.
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#558239 - 10/08/19 07:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Nicely done! Loved the bluesy vibes on this, and your vocals flow phenomenally well over the instrumentation. A really nice mix too - I wouldn't bat an eyelash if I heard this on the radio.

Great work and thanks for sharing smile
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#560080 - 10/21/19 06:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Loc: Germany
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Hi Bobby and Keith,

what a treat for a lover of all kinds of blues like me.
Great voice and singing, playing and sound. Love it !!!

Stefan

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#560235 - 10/22/19 05:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Loved the true blue sound and the laid back style.
well done, sound is spot on.
Thanks
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#560418 - 10/23/19 10:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Nice blues with enjoyable chord progression, vivid lyrics and strong vocals.

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#561211 - 10/28/19 02:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Mark K Offline
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The picture was definitely attention grabbing - image in my mind from the lyrics could only go one place after seeing the picture. Great writing, production, and mix. Easily settled into your groove. Enjoyed the listen.

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#562338 - 11/03/19 11:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Loc: Texas
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A good sounding blues tune...
Congratulations to you & Keith for a great collaboration...
I enjoyed it!
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#562386 - 11/03/19 05:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blue on You [Re: Bobby Watson]
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Has a great bluesy feel and that's the most important thing. Felt like it needed an intro of some sort. Dripping with the blues. Singer was excellent. Guitar good, too. Lyric ending was a little severe. Really good overall.
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