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#513178 - 12/27/18 03:43 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs
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I've been having a lot of fun with this concept, even though so far very few of my submissions have been accepted by the people behind this.
Anyway, I suspected the original thread about this had got too long & chatty and rather drowning out the actual work showcased there, so here's my latest:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-hXteQRyWU
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#513236 - 12/27/18 10:27 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Icelander]
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It must be good as I had to play it again, bass sounds a bit like Mr Kite I think ?
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#513294 - 12/28/18 07:14 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Pipeline]
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Originally Posted By: Pipeline
...bass sounds a bit like Mr Kite I think ?
Not a bad guess, but nope. Keep trying wink

EDIT: Here's a further hint - pay attention to the bass once the soloists kick in, it's those 4 bars over and over.


Edited by Icelander (12/28/18 07:33 AM)
Edit Reason: Further details
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#570633 - 12/15/19 08:52 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Icelander]
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I've mended my YT comment to reveal the "mystery" rather than have people guessing.
It looks like it was a lot harder to spot than I thought it was, but I suppose anything is simple when you already know the answer wink
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#572665 - 12/27/19 01:05 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Icelander]
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I'm late to spot this post...
I guess you added the melody to give it away...
I wonder if I would have guessed correctly without the reveal...
Maybe next time!
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#572868 - 12/28/19 07:24 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Jim
I'm late to spot this post...
I guess you added the melody to give it away...
Not quite the intention, no. The plan I had was always to make a different version of the song "You won't see me", and that obviously required its melody to be there all along.
The discovery, however, that I made along the way about how the bass line from a totally different Beatles song could then be merged in, that was just a happy stroke of chance, a fluke, or luck... or whatever you wanna call it smile
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#572964 - 12/29/19 11:09 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Icelander]
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Forgive me...
I did misunderstand...
Under the circumstances...
I still might have recognized...
The 1 2 4 1 chord progression & bass line of "You Won't See Me "...
As being the same progression as in "Eight Days a Week".
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#573159 - 12/30/19 11:16 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: Utilising BBox to do something different with known songs [Re: Icelander]
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I don't doubt you on that, and I'm sure others would too, which is why I left this unrevealed for a whole year to give people ample chances to have a go at it.
It's not my fault nobody noticed the post all this time, you know wink
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