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Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
This is among some of the finest music ever presented on the forum Tom! What a great sound you've got here! Not one thing out of place to my ears! Great song! Thanks, T
Torrey, those are some extremely kind words. Thank you for your generous comments, Tom

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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Loved this tune Tom. Very cool lyric. Loved the rhythm to this tune. Drums were very cool. Awesome vocal. Well done
Originally Posted By: Scott C
Loved this tune Tom. Very cool lyric. Loved the rhythm to this tune. Drums were very cool. Awesome vocal. Well done
Thanks Scott. I always appreciate your comments,Tom

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A FANTASTIC Write!!! AND Just as good of a delivery!!! LOVE everything about it!! PERFECT!!! Take care. Greg

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Wow, Tom. This is just so good in every way. Love it.
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Let me simply say.... well done on a good song.


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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
A FANTASTIC Write!!! AND Just as good of a delivery!!! LOVE everything about it!! PERFECT!!! Take care. Greg


Ditto!

Tommy, you should sing more often as you have an excellent voice. Super lyrics also. I loved that snare!

This should be on the radio today!


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Originally Posted By: Deej56
Tommy,

Terrific write . . . “feeling just s empty as a pocket with a hole”—great line, and just one of many. It’s concise and right on point all the way through—tight story accentuated with a great melody, lyric and production. Well, well done!

My best to you,

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Thank you Deej for taking the time to listen and leave such uplifting comments. I appreciate it, Tom

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Originally Posted By: Ronnie Fields
Wow, I am impressed, I love country music, and this is a hit!! At first I was trying to get established with the beat, but when you got into the verse, it fell right in, Well done!!
Ronnie, thanks! I appreciate your kind comments,Tom

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Enjoyable listen!

Nothing new to add to what's already been written: Good backing tracks, engaging melody, interesting lyric with some evocative lines.

Good song. smile


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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud

"feeling just as empty as a pocket with a hole"

Hooked, the both of us, by that second line - a great one of many.
You have a wonderful gift in the way you can write/sing song stories that seem, as Bill Monroe said, so "true life."

"grab a beer you won't believe the stories i can tell"

Well you may not be from the south bro' but we have had the pleasure of hearing many great ones from you!

Janice was singing harmony before the first chorus was over...it is immediately engaging.

As always your playing, the RT's and the loops make an absolutely seamless band sound -- like guys/gals that have played together for years.

The mix? You have always been one of the absolute best on this forum and this is no exception Pro studio stuff happening here.

Welcome back!

J&B

PS Yeah, we called our mamas all the time!



After having lived in both the North and the South, l have always found how different the cultures are to be an interesting subject. This story was based on a kid I went to high school with from Kentucky and how hard it was for him to assimilate to the Chicago boys who teased him unmercifully. Thanks for the really nice review, Tom

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As an Australian it's hard to comprehend the cultural divide between the North n South in a balanced way as, in the 60s, our minds were filled with the pastiche romanticism of Gone With The Wind/Song of the South/Birth of a Nation & all those Shirley Temple flicks...heavy propaganda that predisposed Aussie's of a certain age.
This song shows a willingness of the protagonist to move north to a future that wasn't on offer at home.
Musically this is really tidy and very well sung.
I enjoyed it.


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Excellent song. Catchy tune with a good hook. Really liked the percussion. Great sound. Lovely vocals.

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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
A FANTASTIC Write!!! AND Just as good of a delivery!!! LOVE everything about it!! PERFECT!!! Take care. Greg
Thanks Greg. I always look forward to what you have to say, Tom

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Good to see you back with a new song, Tom!

Top notch as per usual, very much enjoyed.

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Originally Posted By: Leon1
Wow, Tom. This is just so good in every way. Love it.
Regards,
Leon
Thank you Leon. I’m glad you liked it, Tom

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Excellent tune. Great recording. A well crafted song. Great playing (you and your band). Bravo!


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Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
Let me simply say.... well done on a good song.
Thanks a lot Herb. I appreciate it,Tom
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
A FANTASTIC Write!!! AND Just as good of a delivery!!! LOVE everything about it!! PERFECT!!! Take care. Greg


Ditto!

Tommy, you should sing more often as you have an excellent voice. Super lyrics also. I loved that snare!

This should be on the radio today!
Thanks Mario. I was hoping you would like it,Tom

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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Enjoyable listen!

Nothing new to add to what's already been written: Good backing tracks, engaging melody, interesting lyric with some evocative lines.

Good song. smile
David, thanks for taking time out of your day to listen and comment. Glad to hear from you,Tom

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Hello Tommyad,

Lyrics well written on a beautiful melody, with a voice emphasizing the important words. All the ingredients of a good composition. I appreciated. Well done.

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Originally Posted By: rayc
As an Australian it's hard to comprehend the cultural divide between the North n South in a balanced way as, in the 60s, our minds were filled with the pastiche romanticism of Gone With The Wind/Song of the South/Birth of a Nation & all those Shirley Temple flicks...heavy propaganda that predisposed Aussie's of a certain age.
This song shows a willingness of the protagonist to move north to a future that wasn't on offer at home.
Musically this is really tidy and very well sung.
I enjoyed it.
Ray, I always enjoy reading your comments as you seem to be able to share some keen observations. Thanks for the nice words,Tom
Originally Posted By: TexasFrets
Excellent song. Catchy tune with a good hook. Really liked the percussion. Great sound. Lovely vocals.
Thanks for the fine review,Tom

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