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#1122990 - 01/21/17 08:19 PM I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock)  
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Hi all, now that the holidays (and thank goodness the in-laws are gone)I am getting around again. This is the 3rd song I have attempted vocals on, I'm doing a blues CD for fun. Thoughts and suggestion on anything very welcome.

https://soundcloud.com/james-looknglass-tanner/ive-lost-my-mojoremix
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James Tanner Ė Vocals, Lyric
Walter P. Owen, Clayton Chiesa Ė Lead Guitar
Walter P. Owen Ė Music, Rhythm Guitar
George Schiessl - Bass
Clayton Chiesa Ė Piano
Clayton Chiesa Ė Hammond B4
Clayton Chiesa - Horns
Clayton Chiesa Ė Drums

Iíve Lost My Mojo


I used to have no problem, was a ladies man,
They melted like putty, while eatin outta my hand
They use to call me debonair, a real Don Juan;
used to call me a charmer, but now the magicís gone

Where did it go
I donít know
Iíve lost my mojo
Iíve lost my mojo

Where did it go
I donít know
Iíve lost my mojo
Iíve lost my mojo

My face is pretty red, Iím still feelin the sting
Didnít see it coming, from that pretty little thing
I gave my usual spiel, the smoothest lines I had
All I got was cold-cocked, and a headache real bad

Where did it go
I donít know
Iíve lost my mojo
Iíve lost my mojo

It just goes to show
Before you know
Youíll lose your mojo
Iíve lost my mojo

Iíve lost my mojo
Iíve lost my mojo


2016 © L. James Tanner

Last edited by L. James Tanner; 01/23/17 11:51 AM.
#1123019 - 01/22/17 05:32 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Hey James,

Ahh heck yeah, down and dirty !

Any bar, at any time, it's a winner. Wanna borrow my roll of chicken wire ? grin

Good stuff ! Rock on !

cheers, niteshift

#1123026 - 01/22/17 11:23 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Classic stuff, James.
Not sure the second line in Vs 1 is the best I've ever seen though.
Does putty melt?

Keep up the good work.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

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#1123031 - 01/22/17 04:31 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Hi James,

LOTS to like here, thanks for sharing this great piece of music.

Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/calvinstewart

#1123055 - 01/22/17 11:57 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: niteshift]  
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Originally Posted by niteshift
Hey James,

Ahh heck yeah, down and dirty !

Any bar, at any time, it's a winner. Wanna borrow my roll of chicken wire ? grin

Good stuff ! Rock on !

cheers, niteshift


Thanks niteshift, I know I don't have the best voice, but this song was fun to do! smile lol @ the chicken wire

Last edited by L. James Tanner; 01/22/17 11:57 PM.
#1123079 - 01/23/17 02:31 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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down n gritty James,i like it.I also wondered about the putty line.Ya better get that mojo back!Mike

#1123083 - 01/23/17 03:42 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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This great. Rhythm and Blues 60s style. Your voice fits it great too. Congrats.

Stevie

#1123120 - 01/23/17 11:07 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Hi James:

Loved the song, your vocal and the backing. I believe you are getting your "sea legs" comfort zone with your "stage presence" and that is always a great thing.

Best of luck with this one... in one of my favorite genres.

----Dave

#1123123 - 01/24/17 12:23 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Vicarn]  
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Originally Posted by Vicarn
Classic stuff, James.
Not sure the second line in Vs 1 is the best I've ever seen though.
Does putty melt?

Keep up the good work.

Vic

Hi Vic, thanks for the listen and comment. The melting like putty line, is a saying I've heard my grandpa and dad use all the time when talking about their womanizing days, I figured it was just an expression of being VERY hot to melt putty.

#1123124 - 01/24/17 12:23 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Calvin]  
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Originally Posted by Calvin
Hi James,

LOTS to like here, thanks for sharing this great piece of music.

Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/calvinstewart

Thanks Calvin, appreciate it man

#1123125 - 01/24/17 12:25 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Originally Posted by Michael LeBlanc
down n gritty James,i like it.I also wondered about the putty line.Ya better get that mojo back!Mike

lol..I think my mojo went with my youth Mike. I explained my reasoning on the putty line in a comment to Vic. I thought it was just a southern sayin..lol..Appreciate the comment man.

#1123126 - 01/24/17 12:26 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Little_stevie_b]  
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Originally Posted by Little_stevie_b
This great. Rhythm and Blues 60s style. Your voice fits it great too. Congrats.

Stevie

Thanks Stevie, Appreciated!

#1123128 - 01/24/17 12:28 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Originally Posted by Dave Rice
Hi James:

Loved the song, your vocal and the backing. I believe you are getting your "sea legs" comfort zone with your "stage presence" and that is always a great thing.

Best of luck with this one... in one of my favorite genres.

----Dave

Thanks Dave, sure now I get "Sea Legs" when arthritis has found me!..lol..Appreciate the listen and comment my friend.

#1123138 - 01/24/17 02:47 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Hey James......Great driving beat....Cool Vibe....Excellent

#1123241 - 01/25/17 05:47 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Nice blues tune, James. Your team did a fine job for you musically. Yeah, I can hear it live in a bar too. Well done.

Say, if you're looking for your mojo, you might ask Mojo Mike where he got his... grin

Ricki

#1123353 - 01/26/17 10:42 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: bobbyearlray]  
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Originally Posted by bobbyearlray
Hey James......Great driving beat....Cool Vibe....Excellent

Thank ya Bobby. I give the musicians all the credit, they made this shine.

I don't sing on this, but maybe you could take a listen, it's more up your alley, and your thoughts/suggestions would be appreciated before we mark it finished.

http://www.jpfolks.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/1123094/wilted-rose.html#Post1123094

#1123354 - 01/26/17 10:44 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Originally Posted by Ricki E. Bellos
Nice blues tune, James. Your team did a fine job for you musically. Yeah, I can hear it live in a bar too. Well done.

Say, if you're looking for your mojo, you might ask Mojo Mike where he got his... grin

Ricki

Thank ya Ricki, appreciate the comment....Hey yea, I bet Mojo Mike has some extra he aint usin! smile

#1123364 - 01/27/17 05:21 AM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Wow....the Blues Brothers resurrected!!
Good stuff......love the whole production. Gotta love that vocal
Plenty mojo here ;-)
-Tom

#1124907 - 03/05/17 12:07 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: IronKnee]  
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Originally Posted by IronKnee
Wow....the Blues Brothers resurrected!!
Good stuff......love the whole production. Gotta love that vocal
Plenty mojo here ;-)
-Tom


Thanks Tom, just seeing this. I appreciate it!

#1124920 - 03/05/17 01:05 PM Re: I've Lost My Mojo (Blues Rock) [Re: L. James Tanner]  
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Enjoyed it. smile


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