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Had this crazy melody and some lyrics in my head. They came from the usual place –wherever that is. I knew it had to be Dixieland, and BiaB was more than ready to accommodate.

Key=A , Tempo 151, Length (m:s)=2:07
4 bar intro, 72 bar chorus, from bar 5 to bar 76. Repeat x1 chorus
Style is _DIXIELD.STY (Dixieland Rhythm Section)

RealTracks in style: ~1616:Tuba, DixielandFast Sw 165 ('A' only)
RealTracks in style: ~1615:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm DixielandFast Sw 165
RealTracks in style: ~1614:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm DixielandFast Sw 165
RealTracks in style: ~1613:Banjo, Tenor, Rhythm DixielandFastA-B Sw 165
RealTracks in song: ~1619:Clarinet, Soloist DixielandFast Sw 165
RealTracks in song: ~1624:Trombone, Soloist DixielandFast Sw 165
RealDrums in style:Dixieland^2-a:Brush LH Drag, b:Brush Ride

I played bass and sang.

[eye say you owe me} was the rhyming pattern I used. Get it?

My, My

My, my, oh, my, my. I can't lie for your alibi.
You'll just have to satisfy the time that's due.
You say, "That's okay. I'm not busy anyway.
All my debts I gotta pay for crimes. That's true."

Boo-hoo, you drew a clue. Now you know just what to do
as your life is going through this change. You'll see.
Oh, no, just take it slow. Don't get lost in the undertow.
All the weeds forever grow in rains so free.

CiCi, she can see all the glee that's surrounding me.
She knows they will set you free from wrong. That's right.
Bye-bye. Don't you cry. Wipe those tears from your crying eyes. All the days you'll realize are long. Good night.


Intro-- A7 C#7 G#7-B7 E7

V— A7 C#7 F#7 F#7
B7 E7 A7 E7


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Marty,

Love it! You really nailed that Dixieland swing/rock sound. Great vocal and fun lyrics.

Excellent work!

Bob

Edited to say: I just watched the video - very cool!

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Dixieland suits your voice really well! Great instrumental choices. Something odd happened in the outro. You might want to revisit that part in BIAB.

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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Marty,

Love it! You really nailed that Dixieland swing/rock sound. Great vocal and fun lyrics.

Excellent work!

Bob

Edited to say: I just watched the video - very cool!

Thanks, Bob. Seems a Dixieland clarinet is always swimming around in my head.

Originally Posted By: Dewey_MI
Dixieland suits your voice really well! Great instrumental choices. Something odd happened in the outro. You might want to revisit that part in BIAB.

Thanks, Dewey. Not sure I hear any anomalies in the outro --just what sounds like a bunch of drunken jazz players doing an after-hours session.


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Hi Marty
That's something completely different ;-)
But why not
Sounds very good in any case and your singing sounds also good to it
Dave must have been sad that there was nothing for him to do in the song ;-))))
A great production
Many greetings
Andi ;-)

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DIG the walking jazz bass.
Funny story with heaps of rhymes to add to the charm & joy.
Love the licorice stick solos.
ACE.


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Hi Marty,

Loved the song, the mix, the vibe and the vocals.

Excellent work.

Best Regards
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Sounds great, Marty, nice arrangement and really liked the video.

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Mr. "Enjoy whatever happens" again smile

I think you could sing about a funeral and still make it fun and entertaining.
Enjoyed my listen. A lot.
And listened a second time for good measure


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Originally Posted By: PROJECT M
Hi Marty
That's something completely different ;-)
But why not
Sounds very good in any case and your singing sounds also good to it
Dave must have been sad that there was nothing for him to do in the song ;-))))
A great production
Many greetings
Andi ;-)

Thank you, Andi. I'm pretty sure that only I would be the sad one. Dave is always gracious when I ask him to make my songs better, but I'm sure he's grateful that I don't once in awhile. wink

Originally Posted By: rayc
DIG the walking jazz bass.
Funny story with heaps of rhymes to add to the charm & joy.
Love the licorice stick solos.
ACE.

Ah, another fan of the clarinet. Thanks, Ray. The tuba was just playing his usual 5ths, so I had to jazz it up a bit.

Originally Posted By: NigelSpiers
Hi Marty,

Loved the song, the mix, the vibe and the vocals.

Excellent work.

Best Regards
Nigel

Thanks, Nigel!! Mixing those horn guys was a bit challenging.


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My, My Marty Marty...I didn't know you had this in you...Dixeland no less...different and refreshing...probably not a genre you want to live in but one that shows your versatility and eclectic tastes in music...thanks for this trip to N'arlins...the band sounded great and your vocals really fit the style perfectly...really enjoyed!


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Marty,

Goodness! that was far too short!!
Diggin' the Dixie.
Nice added Bass (of course)
Nice clear vocals.
Excellent mix.
"CiCi, she can see all the glee that's surrounding me." HEHEHE. HEHEHE.

smile

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What a cool groove Marty. Loved the bounce to the tune. Trombone and clarinet were a perfect add to the tune. Super vocal and lyric. Well done.. Loved the video...


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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Sounds great, Marty, nice arrangement and really liked the video.

Thanks, Dave. MAN, we got a couple good ones in the hopper ready to be released. This is fun, and thanks for that.

Originally Posted By: B.D.Thomas
Mr. "Enjoy whatever happens" again smile

I think you could sing about a funeral and still make it fun and entertaining.
Enjoyed my listen. A lot.
And listened a second time for good measure

Thanks, BD. Hey, ya know what's funny. I was writing some lyrics yesterday and was going to ask you if they were correct. Ha. I guess that's how much I think of your English abilities. Thanks for everything.

Originally Posted By: firesong
My, My Marty Marty...I didn't know you had this in you...Dixeland no less...different and refreshing...probably not a genre you want to live in but one that shows your versatility and eclectic tastes in music...thanks for this trip to N'arlins...the band sounded great and your vocals really fit the style perfectly...really enjoyed!

Thanks, Dan. Now I would like to live in NOLA for all the musical variety, and ya know they can always use another Elvis.


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Marty,
Fun old time motif tune. You captured vibe very well. Fantastic bass and vocals! You have a talent for these smile More! Clear mix and listens very well. Thank you for sharing.

Misha.

P.S. One of my favorite bands is Squirrel Nut Zippers. Check them out:
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Very Cool song. I could picture Al Jolson doing that song in the first talky picture.. LOL
Your vocal fits the style perfectly. Production is great full without being over the top
Very nice job


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Hahahaha - grinning from ear to ear! Brilliant! The bass is wonderful, the melodies are fun, your singing is on point ... and I'm dancing like there is no tomorrow! Reminds me of Baloo's "The Bare Necessities", from "The Jungle Book" ;-) - and that's a MAJOR compliment :-) Superb.

Fun, fun video!!! Much darker lyrics than the tune suggests, am I right? ;-) Superb job, the juxtaposition of those darker lyrics to the dancing tune is seamlessly done. Hats off to you, sir - bravo.

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Marty,

Sweet set of Realtracks you expertly put together here! Love the way your musical mind works! Your bass work in this is phenomenal! You were hitting more notes than McCartney did in Nowhere Man! Love Your vocal, always makes me smile! Your positivity and encouragement to others around here is one of the best things that's happened to this forum in recent years!

Take care, TB




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Marty,

What a fun listen that was . . . Going dixieland on this was a moment of inspiration . . . just the perfect mood and feel for this lyric and your vocal shines. A toe-tapper for sure. Very cool!

Hope all is well in your world,

Deej

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This is a classic Marty composition. Very upbeat and optimistic.

I love the style. It works well with the melody and lyrics. A step back in time.

Bass line is primo!

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