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#616212 - 09/23/20 07:56 AM [User Showcase] BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA
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Hi All.

Just a bit of lockdown-madness-inspired Rock from me and Eddie - it's probably about 50-50.
The file crossed the Atlantic more times than British Airways has done recently and I've
lost track of what's in there. There are a couple of RT keyboards which Eddie added, an
acoustic RT buried in there somewhere, and the other guitars are mine. Interestingly, the drum
samples this time are from a 1980s Simmons kit which a friend had - Simmons were used on almost
every rock track in the 80s.

Eddie's singing the lead and I'm on the BVs. There's not much to the lyrics which are a bit banal
anyway, but if you can't make them out I'll list them later. In case there was any doubt, this
is a song about a car journey.

BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA

Don't take it too seriously - we didn't.

ROG

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#616242 - 09/23/20 11:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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ROG & Eddie,
I turned up the spoken word intro and the drums crashing have damaged my drums!
Very good rollicking fun- loose backing with great guitar breaks cutting in.
Fit to purpose gents; well done.

Robert

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#616249 - 09/23/20 11:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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A HUGE sound. Really filling my speakers. And nicely spread.

Excellent mix. The piano sits nicely. The guitar loud and proud.

Good groove. Good job.

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#616295 - 09/23/20 02:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Now that was a fun ride. What a rollicking delight!

Mix sounds great and hot.

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#616300 - 09/23/20 03:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
ROG & Eddie,
I turned up the spoken word intro and the drums crashing have damaged my drums!


That was my homage to Jim Steinman! LOL!!! The initial intro went on for 2 minutes longer!
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#616342 - 09/23/20 09:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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ROG & Eddie ,,,

Just so dang cool! I love this stuff! To my ears, it has somewhat of an early Garage Band feel. I like how the music is spread horizontally across the spectrum. It fills the space completely without the slightest hint of clutter.

A great, fun-filled journey that put a big smile on this face. totally loved it!

Best to both of you. Be safe, wherever you are ...

Alan
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#616348 - 09/24/20 01:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Lots of fun, and don't we all need a bit of fun these days?

Guitars sound great, as does the mix.

Well done!

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#616350 - 09/24/20 02:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Could be a Rocky Burnette boogie.
Cool.
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#616372 - 09/24/20 06:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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cool old school rocker.

Yep... on this old computer with tiny speakers it woulds fat and wide.


edit : almost forgot.... I like it.


Edited by Guitarhacker (09/24/20 06:22 AM)
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#616388 - 09/24/20 07:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Nicely done! A real fun tune, and the mix is superb. Loved the guitar work here as well. Nice and easy on the ears and perfectly catchy smile
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#616391 - 09/24/20 08:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Oh mama!
Well done.
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#616729 - 09/26/20 05:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
A HUGE sound. Really filling my speakers. And nicely spread.

Excellent mix. The piano sits nicely. The guitar loud and proud.

Good groove. Good job.


YES!! A BIIIIIIIIG SOUND!! A fun rocker which really rocks!! Take care. Greg

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#616891 - 09/28/20 03:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
ROG & Eddie,
I turned up the spoken word intro and the drums crashing have damaged my drums!
Very good rollicking fun- loose backing with great guitar breaks cutting in.
Fit to purpose gents; well done.

Robert

Hi Robert,
I do hope your eardrums are recovering now!
Many thanks for the listen and review.
"Rollicking" is great - I couldn't ask for more.
Cheers,
ROG.

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#616892 - 09/28/20 03:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
A HUGE sound. Really filling my speakers. And nicely spread.

Excellent mix. The piano sits nicely. The guitar loud and proud.

Good groove. Good job.

Hi Floyd,
Always pleased to get a review from you - many thanks.
Glad you approved, particularly about the "groove" which I'm
always searching for!
Cheers,
ROG.

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#616893 - 09/28/20 03:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
Now that was a fun ride. What a rollicking delight!

Mix sounds great and hot.

Hi Ezekiel,
Many thanks and glad you found it fun - we had lots
of fun putting it together.
Cheers,
ROG.

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#616899 - 09/28/20 05:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Hi Rog,

Great atmosphere. The mix is ​​well done. It's nice and fun.

Best regard

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alias JaniJackFlash

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#616951 - 09/28/20 01:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Enjoyed it...well after we put the monitors back on the shelf!

Those trans Atlantic travels resulted in a lot of good ole rock 'n roll with a mega fun factor.

Well done y'all!

J&B
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#616952 - 09/28/20 01:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: Janice & Bud]
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And the irony is that we will likely never meet! Maybe the distance is WHY we work well together. When I work with people locally they get on my &@^%#$% nerves by the end of the second session.
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#616959 - 09/28/20 02:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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Yes, it's a team which has stood the test of time. I think it's because Eddie is such a
quiet, unassuming sort of guy, who's so easy to work with.

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#616967 - 09/28/20 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: BETTER CALL YOUR MAMA [Re: ROG]
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What a cool intro. What an awesome tune. Very cool Stones vibe. Awesome backtrack. Very cool vocal. Boy did you have your guitar dialed in. Keef would be smilin. :-)

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