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Power Of The Blues

Hi Folks,

Here's a song for all you Gospel music fans out there featuring the powerhouse vocals of Jo Lincoln.

Vocals - Jo Lincoln
BV's - Jo Lincoln
Piano - Nigel Spiers
Organ - Nigel Spiers
Bass - Simon Marks
Drums - BIAB Midi Drums
Drums - Pat Steward Real Drums (fills)
Tambourine - BIAB Tambourine Real Drums
Claps - BIAB Claps Loop

Music, Lyrics, Mixing, Mastering and Production by Nigel Spiers

From the album - "Old Dogs New Tricks" Blues And Views

Last edited by NigelSpiers; 06/06/21 12:15 PM.

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Jo, Nigel & Simon,

WHAT A TREAT - Jo, your voice is simply unbelievable !!!!!

Loved the wohle song, especially as I read that you played almost all the instruments yourself - very well done.

Looking forward to mo' Jo !

Stay safe,

Stefan

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Nice song beautifully sung.

You say the only PG product is Midi drums from Band in A Box & the rest is live - on Soundcloud and the Website link you name the drummer?

The drums certainly have a live feel and follow the song amazingly well for Midi drums (never heard midi or RT's do the nice change at the end). If they are midi what processing did you use?

The song is excellent.

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Hi Stefan,

Yes Jo has a huge voice and I remember she was a handful to record in terms of getting the levels set. She is so experienced and such a professional that she knocked out the lead vocal and all the BV's in less than 1 hour.

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Hello Nigel,

After 'Chugging' destroyed half of new Zealand, you thought to come with this song to finish it?
It is really Power, not only for the blues, but certainly coming from Jo Lincoln. What voice she has, amazing!

In his post Peter mentioned you used a midi drum. Couldn't you find a proper RT in BiaB? Not that it matters much, although the drums could have been mixed a bit louder to my opinion.

But I enjoyed your song a lot!
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Hi Hans,

On further examination - the drums are part BIAB Midi, Part Drum Machine (Al Esis) and part Pat Steward (Real Track). Also the claps are a BIAB Loop and the Tambourine is a BIAB Real Drum.

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Nigel


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What an incredible vocal. Power is an understatement. Wow.

Loved this song. Would love to hear this live.

Well done..


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Strong singer, good song, nice piano - altogether an awesome package. I thoroughly enjoyed it.


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Hey folks ...

What a great listen. Jo's vocals are so sweet with so much soul and power! And it's a great song to highlight her fantastic vocal chops. Everything about this is top shelve. It's a song that makes you feel it as well as hear it. Totally loved my listen! Great work by all concerned!

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Hey, Nigel,

That's one powerful song/production. Top-notch (just like all your other offerings I've heard so far).

Keep up the great work!

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Hello, Nigel et al. YES! You got the power of the blues. The power to make me stand and clap my hands and raise them in the air for a big AMEN.


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Man, that's good!
Love all the work on the keys and Jo's vocals are top notch.

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Nigel,

Wow, what an awesome vocal . . . Jo nails this song. Love the production touches as well—the organ sounds great. Great intro and a terrific foot-tapping, head nodding groove thereafter. Love the break with the clapping. Just a well put together tune. Congrats to all involved!

My best to each of you,

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Hi Scott,

Thanks for your comments.

Yes I would love to play it live with Jo sometime - maybe in a Baptist church with a Choir and pipe organ.

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Pro quality work all around, Nigel. Jo's vocal is not just powerful but wonderfully soulful. Terrific stuff.
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Hi Marty,

Thanks for your comments and good to see you on your feet. I will pass on your thoughts to the team here.

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Hi Moto,

Thanks for your positive support - much appreciated.

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Hi Deej,

Thanks for your great comments - much appreciated.

Best Regards
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Oh yeah. That was simply awesome from beginning to end.

What a vocal from Jo. It makes me want to shut my mouth.

The piano and organ are fabulous.

Everything about this track is top notch. Loved it!!!

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Well, what else to say? heck of a production all around!

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