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#1130076 - 08/22/17 09:53 AM The Tele-Man  
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The Tele-man (Neil Cotton)

The guitar man learns a track and layís it down
It is country musicís tell-tale sound
Itís played on a Fender made in the 50s
After a few notes it resonates with me.

The Tele-man is picking the lead so clear and strong
That Telecaster axe adds star dust to the song.
Leo knew his craft when he built his guitar
He also made many Tele-caster stars

Remember Merle Haggardís Working Man Blues
Hot Rod Lincoln was a Jerry Reed tune
Keith Urbanís hit called You Gonna Fly
Bradís & Dollyís song Whiskey Lullaby

The Tele-man is picking the lead so clear and strong
That Telecaster axe adds star dust to the song.
Leo knew his craft when he built his guitar
He also made many Tele-caster stars

Itís big for rockers not just Country
Listen to Keith Richards and John Fogarty

The Tele-man is picking the lead so clear and strong
That Telecaster axe adds star dust to the song.
Leo knew his craft when he built his guitar
He also made many Tele-caster stars

Leo knew his craft when he built his guitar
He also made many Telecaster stars



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#1130079 - 08/22/17 11:57 AM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Good ode to a Tele Neil! Always liked that sound.....
Mike

#1130088 - 08/22/17 04:53 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: 9ne]  
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Originally Posted by 9ne
Good ode to a Tele Neil! Always liked that sound.....
Mike

thanks Mike...glad it works. smile

#1130096 - 08/23/17 05:53 AM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Thought you were way down yonder in New Orleans at the start .good song and concept


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#1130104 - 08/23/17 10:58 AM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Travis david]  
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Originally Posted by Travis david
Thought you were way down yonder in New Orleans at the start .good song and concept

LOL
Still up here in Ol' Canada,

Thanks for the kind remarks Travis

#1130116 - 08/23/17 07:56 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Good attempt at using BIAB riffs, Neil.
It's difficult because the great BIAB riffs sometimes cut too short.
The trick is to find a lingering note in that chord, cut it and paste it where you want it. ( I presume you have a DAW where you can do that sort of edit)

Sometimes you just have to play it yourself and chop it in.

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#1130118 - 08/23/17 08:33 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Vicarn]  
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Vic, Yes not totally satisfied with the riffs but...gives an approximation or sketch.
If it were to be pitched, it would have to be better...thanks for your tips.
I did one copy & paste. Ideally I should look harder for more.
If I were to record this , I have access to some good players., not me. frown

Last edited by Neil Cotton; 08/23/17 08:35 PM.
#1130131 - 08/24/17 05:31 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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sound great to me Neil ...I`m lucky if I can get through eight chords....lol, this was always the fun part of listening to a song for me..Lane


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#1130133 - 08/24/17 08:17 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: lane1777]  
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Originally Posted by lane1777
sound great to me Neil ...I`m lucky if I can get through eight chords....lol, this was always the fun part of listening to a song for me..Lane

Thanks Lane....I love the telecaster sound

#1130151 - 08/26/17 07:20 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Neil

Me, my Tele and Vibro Champ appreciate you penning this one--A little truth breaks in to the lead with A TELECASTER ON A TUBE AMP!

Write on!

Mackie

#1130152 - 08/26/17 11:54 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Mackie H.]  
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I have a 76 Vibro Champ! (Actually on loan from my neighbour for the last 3 years!)

#1130163 - 08/27/17 02:13 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Mackie H.]  
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Originally Posted by Mackie H.
Neil

Me, my Tele and Vibro Champ appreciate you penning this one--A little truth breaks in to the lead with A TELECASTER ON A TUBE AMP!

Write on!

Mackie


You are welcome Mackie...glad it works for you.

#1130164 - 08/27/17 02:13 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: 9ne]  
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Originally Posted by 9ne
I have a 76 Vibro Champ! (Actually on loan from my neighbour for the last 3 years!)

Nice neighbour LOL

#1130165 - 08/27/17 02:42 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Yes, except he's one of "those" (bass player)

#1130167 - 08/27/17 03:14 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: 9ne]  
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Originally Posted by 9ne
Yes, except he's one of "those" (bass player)


LOL...thick string thing


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#1130325 - 09/01/17 01:12 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Really enjoyed this Neil. Everything worked for me from the vocals, the music, and the mix.

Douglas


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#1130348 - 09/02/17 10:22 AM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Fabulous Douglas...so glad it works for you....makes my day.

BTW I like "Put The Kettle On" and "Back In my Home Town"
Great lyrics and images

Last edited by Neil Cotton; 09/02/17 10:32 AM.
#1130350 - 09/02/17 12:45 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Thank you Neil.


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#1130352 - 09/02/17 01:03 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Hello Neil,


Nice job, sounds like you had fun doing it.

Calvin


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#1130364 - 09/02/17 08:45 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Calvin]  
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Originally Posted by Calvin
Hello Neil,


Nice job, sounds like you had fun doing it.

Calvin


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thanks and yes I did.

#1130370 - 09/03/17 08:40 AM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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#2 in Rockabilly @ Soundclick.

smile

#1130381 - 09/03/17 12:52 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Nice song Neil.

#1130386 - 09/03/17 07:02 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Martin Lide]  
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Originally Posted by Martin Lide
Nice song Neil.

Thanks Martin....

#1130409 - 09/04/17 03:55 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Cool idea, Neil. The Telecaster is a worthy subject for a song. Only thing I noticed was the Brad & Dolly line...that should be Brad and Alison (Krauss) smile

Ricki

#1130418 - 09/04/17 07:55 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Originally Posted by Ricki E. Bellos
Cool idea, Neil. The Telecaster is a worthy subject for a song. Only thing I noticed was the Brad & Dolly line...that should be Brad and Alison (Krauss) smile

Ricki

Alison? Really, thanks for the heads up
Have a bit of fixing to do. frown

Last edited by Neil Cotton; 09/04/17 08:03 PM.
#1130442 - 09/05/17 05:04 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Keith Urbanís hit called You Gonna Fly
Brad Paisley's so much cooler Online

#1130479 - 09/07/17 03:20 PM Re: The Tele-Man [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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slight lyric revision.


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