Who's Online Now
21 registered members (Dave Rice, E Swartz, Brian Austin Whitney, Colin Ward, couchgrouch, 9ne, Barry David Butler, Harriet Ames, Everett Adams, Fdemetrio), and 298 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
Posts: 596
Joined: September 2011
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
Take It From Me
by Michael LeBlanc. 05/25/18 10:43 PM
NORTHERN TOWN
by Travis david. 05/25/18 03:46 PM
PORTMEIRION. (Mike Zaneski production.Travis song)
by Travis david. 05/25/18 12:16 PM
The Track....
by Travis david. 05/25/18 12:13 PM
Are Our Ranks Shrinking?
by Fdemetrio. 05/25/18 11:31 AM
Free Lyric
by Fdemetrio. 05/25/18 11:13 AM
Cheap Rooms
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 11:06 AM
ASHES. (Work Tape)
by Travis david. 05/25/18 10:59 AM
So Beautiful
by Travis david. 05/25/18 10:57 AM
Something New
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 10:54 AM
Race to the Bottom
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 10:50 AM
Cleaning Day
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 10:48 AM
Perfectly You
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 10:42 AM
That Song
by beechnut79. 05/25/18 10:41 AM
Lookin For The America I Used To Know.
by Dave Rice. 05/25/18 10:41 AM
That Song
by Noel96. 05/25/18 09:33 AM
My Walk Through Arlington
by Barry David Butler. 05/25/18 08:42 AM
12 O'clock Midnight God Spoke
by Barry David Butler. 05/25/18 08:19 AM
Stock Footage
by niteshift. 05/25/18 06:16 AM
My Only True Love
by Travis david. 05/25/18 05:53 AM
Like the Wind
by Travis david. 05/25/18 05:49 AM
Feeling Free
by Travis david. 05/25/18 05:48 AM
SUMMER OF 76
by Travis david. 05/25/18 05:44 AM
Nonprofit Needs a Song to Record
by Bill Lord. 05/24/18 08:00 PM
Anyone Here Using Bandcamp.com?
by Dave Rice. 05/24/18 10:21 AM
Nobody Likes Your Song
by R&M. 05/24/18 05:30 AM
What A Disaster!
by R&M. 05/24/18 02:50 AM
Why Do I
by Noel96. 05/24/18 02:32 AM
New song, looking for feedback
by Val Davis. 05/23/18 07:15 PM
How to post pictures in this forum
by Dave Rice. 05/23/18 03:56 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,447
Travis david 10,832
Kevin Emmrich 10,537
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,571
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,808
glynda 8,574
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
Colin Ward 7,878
Corey 7,357
couchgrouch 7,294
Dave Rice 6,629
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
Mark Kaufman 6,432
Joe Wrabek 6,401
ben willis 6,092
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Vicarn 5,618
Linda Sings 5,604
niteshift 5,368
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,615
Blake Hill 4,528
Neil Cotton 4,363
Bob Cushing 4,351
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Cindy Miller 4,178
Tom Shea 4,173
TamsNumber4 4,024
Roy Cooper 3,988
nightengale 3,965
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,776
Dan Sullivan 3,710
MFB III 3,687
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
beechnut79 3,370
Bill Cooper 3,279
John Hoffman 3,199
E Swartz 3,120
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
PopTodd 2,881
Harriet Ames 2,869
Nigel Quin 2,805
MidniteBob 2,706
Nelson 2,561
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,241
Judy Hollier 2,232
Erica Ellis 2,202
Wendy D 2,182
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,012
DukeWill 1,984
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
floyd jane 1,879
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
maccharles 1,828
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Noel Downs 1,620
Iggy 1,615
Cal 1,574
Rick Heenan 1,573
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,461
Tom Franz 1,452
Ralph Blight 1,440
Chuck Crowe 1,435
Kenneth Cade 1,429
Rick Norton 1,428
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,406
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
Janice & Bud 1,385
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
GocartMoz 1,312
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
Ian Ferrin 1,230
PeteG 1,228
Glen King 1,212
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
Diane Ewing 1,158
summeoyo 1,085
Gerry 1,084
joro 1,077
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
lane1777 1,013
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
IronKnee 925
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 827
Juan 797
TKO 784
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
90 dB 745
tbryson 737
Andy K 734
Andy Kemp 733
ant 732
Jackie444 722
3daveyO3 704
Dayson 703
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
9ne 692
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
NaomiSue 601
Pat Hardy 596
Deej56 593
Shandy 589
Ria 587
Irwin 586
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 565
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
Moosesong 524
Roderic 522
BonzaiWag 513
BB Wilbur 511
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
R&M 456
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
Stephen D 433
Emmy 431
Rob L 426
marquez 422
kit 419
Softkrome 417
kyrksongs 415
RRon 408
Laura G. 407
VNORTH 407
Debra 407
eb 406
cuebald 399
EdPerrone 399
Dannyk1 395
Hobart 395
Davyboy49 393
Smile 389
GJShades 387
Ezt 384
tone 380
Marla 380
Cecilee 379
iggyiggy 378
coalminer 377
java 374
spidey 371
sweetsong 370
danny 367
Jim Ryan 360
papaG 353
Alek 352
Z - man 350
John K 348
JamesDF5 347
Jaden 344
ddreuter 341
TheBaz 340
Steggy 339
leif 339
tonedeaf 336
rickwork 334
Eddie Ray 332
Johnboy 328
Bob Lever 328
Helicon1 327
lucian 326
Muskie 321
kc 319
Z. Mulls 318
ptondreau 313
ONOFFON 312
Chris B. 310
Fdemetrio 308
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 293
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
pomeranj 289
Char 286
ktunes 285
mastrose 280
Register Today!
Welcome to the Just Plain Folks forums! You are currently viewing our forums as a Guest which gives you limited access to most of our discussions and to other features.

By joining our free community you will have access to post and respond to topics, communicate privately with our users (PM), respond to polls, upload content, and access many other features. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free; so please join our community today!
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#1136604 - 02/09/18 09:19 AM Can You Remember The Day ?  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 3,134
Barry David Butler Online content
Top 100 Poster
Barry David Butler  Online Content
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 3,134
Sebring, Florida USA
Can you remember the day you decided you were going to be a Songwriter of some sort. What is your story? AND did you tell your parents? Were they mortified?

#1136607 - 02/09/18 09:54 AM Re: Can You Remember The Day ? [Re: Barry David Butler]  
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 293
RonnieDean Online content
Top 500 Poster
RonnieDean  Online Content
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 293
Keystone, CO USA
I was 11. I wrote this song for my step mom who was the best that had some line like "Oh won't cha take me on down to the pool, There's a girl down there and I think she;s cool" ... etc. - As kids under a certain age had to have an adult with em to go down to the community swimming pool in scorching El Toro California. It was a slow finger picked acoustic diddy- and she cried.

I formed a garage band at 13 and that and all that went with it was less than admirable to the parental unit. We But how ya gonna keep em down on the farm.

#1136630 - 02/09/18 03:55 PM Re: Can You Remember The Day ? [Re: Barry David Butler]  
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,615
Iggy Offline
Top 200 Poster
Iggy  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,615
Manheim, PA
I remember making up my first song. I was eight and swinging on my swing set watching the legs “pump” out of the ground. My Dad was just told that he/we would be moving. He was given several choices of where we could live. As I swung I began singing:

“This time tomorrow, I wonder where I’ll be.
It might be California or maybe Tennessee.
But anyway we’ll be together oh yeah yeah”

As I got older I always made up songs but didn’t think too much about it. It wasn’t until I was 40 that I decided hey maybe I could do something with all these songs in my brain. I seem to remember most of the family thinking my cheese had slid off my cracker.


Support Just Plain Folks

We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards.


Membership
Join Just Plain Folks
to receive the free
JPNotes Newsletter!
*this is separate from
message board registration*

Newest Members
kwak2, Torrey_Bliss, Noel96, Ijyae259, stikmstr
21035 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics117,972
Posts1,111,470
Members21,036
Average Posts Daily27
Most Online1,506
Mar 16th, 2017
Just Plain Quotes
"The commercial that says "you never get a second chance to make a first impression" may be true. Our job should be making sure that we give the person we are judging the chance to make that first impression themselves, in person, for real." –Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Boyisamonster (24), Captain Lifeboat (51)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0