Who's Online Now
22 registered members (Calvin, Harriet Ames, couchgrouch, Dave Rice, Gavin Sinclair, Douglas Murphy, Andy K, Fdemetrio, 2 invisible), and 270 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
Andy Kemp
Andy Kemp
UK Wales
Posts: 733
Joined: August 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
In My Blood
by Philip Marino. 07/23/18 01:54 AM
Turning 60
by Travis david. 07/23/18 01:42 AM
Come and Bring Constance
by Travis david. 07/23/18 01:36 AM
Can't Love No-One But Her
by Travis david. 07/23/18 01:31 AM
Our Song
by RainyDayMan. 07/22/18 10:54 PM
Please "like" my photo - Colin
by John Voorpostel. 07/22/18 08:50 PM
Throw Another Brick On Me
by Fdemetrio. 07/22/18 06:35 PM
Miracle Pill
by Douglas Murphy. 07/22/18 04:45 PM
One More Chance
by Douglas Murphy. 07/22/18 04:40 PM
Rocked to the Bone. ( Rewrite)
by Travis david. 07/22/18 01:43 PM
The Biggest Damn Baby In The World
by Gavin Sinclair. 07/22/18 01:29 PM
XTC this is pop...
by Fdemetrio. 07/22/18 11:33 AM
Smoke And Mirrors
by floyd jane. 07/22/18 09:14 AM
New CD from Colin's band, Rosewood Creek
by niteshift. 07/21/18 11:30 PM
My Name Is Death
by E Swartz. 07/21/18 10:28 PM
Hometown Refugee
by E Swartz. 07/21/18 10:17 PM
So Where Does Your Song Rank On Ourstage?
by Gavin Sinclair. 07/20/18 06:54 PM
How To Cover A Dylan Song
by Sue Rarick. 07/20/18 12:06 PM
Stock Footage
by Sue Rarick. 07/20/18 12:02 PM
Wounds that Time Won't Heal
by Travis david. 07/20/18 05:45 AM
Five Hundred Miles [Cover]
by Douglas Murphy. 07/19/18 07:17 PM
I Can't Stand Still
by 9ne. 07/19/18 03:14 PM
top ten songwriters of the last fifty years.
by beechnut79. 07/19/18 01:21 PM
Race to the Bottom
by Gavin Sinclair. 07/19/18 12:40 PM
Been on My Mind Too Long
by beechnut79. 07/19/18 11:58 AM
Yes I really do care
by beechnut79. 07/19/18 11:56 AM
Grace, Healing, Wonder and Love
by beechnut79. 07/19/18 11:52 AM
Chatham NYer Just won GRAND PRIZE on OurStage!
by winfilm. 07/19/18 09:07 AM
Letters From Alcatraz
by couchgrouch. 07/18/18 07:42 PM
I Remember Autumn
by Douglas Murphy. 07/18/18 07:22 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,524
Travis david 10,940
Kevin Emmrich 10,539
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,571
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,835
glynda 8,574
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
Colin Ward 7,894
Corey 7,357
couchgrouch 7,327
Dave Rice 6,743
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
Mark Kaufman 6,434
Joe Wrabek 6,402
ben willis 6,092
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Vicarn 5,690
Linda Sings 5,604
niteshift 5,391
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,618
Blake Hill 4,528
Neil Cotton 4,365
Bob Cushing 4,351
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Cindy Miller 4,178
Tom Shea 4,173
TamsNumber4 4,029
Roy Cooper 3,999
nightengale 3,965
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,782
Dan Sullivan 3,710
MFB III 3,687
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
beechnut79 3,391
Bill Cooper 3,279
John Hoffman 3,199
E Swartz 3,138
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
PopTodd 2,885
Harriet Ames 2,869
Nigel Quin 2,806
MidniteBob 2,706
Nelson 2,562
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
floyd jane 1,949
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
maccharles 1,859
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,626
Noel Downs 1,620
Rick Heenan 1,577
Cal 1,574
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
Janice & Bud 1,464
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
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
GocartMoz 1,341
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
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 1,015
Martin Lide 1,006
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
IronKnee 930
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
9ne 703
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Deej56 655
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
NaomiSue 601
Pat Hardy 599
Irwin 589
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 565
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
Moosesong 530
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 511
goodfolks 499
Fdemetrio 496
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
R&M 463
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
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
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 293
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
pomeranj 289
Char 286
ktunes 285
markus-ky 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
#1139632 - 04/13/18 04:53 PM If I had a Heart  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
If I had a Heart

Just a quick write, and music I had laying around, lyric is not always the best but always " impeccable vocals and music production from Mike Zaneski..


If I had a Heart


If it were up to me..
there would never be lonely.
capturing hearts,
well...its never easy.

sometimes We think
the impossible stories.
There is a chance ...
this story... can come true....

Chorus:
If I had a heart...
and it was ...the last minute
in this world ..that I ever knew...
I`d want a heart in my life...like you.


If there were fancy cars,
and lots of money.
If I could travel the world,
and never worry.

They say through thick and thin
if you are always together.
the rest of this world
makes no difference at all....


Chorus:

If I had a heart...
and if it was...the last minute
in this world ..that I ever knew...
I`d want a heart in my life...like you.

bridge:
one real chance is all we`ll get
and on nights like this ..I wish....I wish.

Chorus:2

I want a heart...
and if it was...the last minute
in this world ..I ever knew...
I `d want a heart in my life...like you. ...

in my life...like you. ...

© Copyright 2017 Vincent. All Rights Reserved.

Last edited by lane1777; 04/13/18 04:56 PM.

"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139636 - 04/13/18 05:21 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,949
floyd jane Offline
Top 200 Poster
floyd jane  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,949
Tampa
Lane,

A really cool song. Man! they don't make 'em like this anymore...

Made me think of Jack Jones - which I can honestly say I have not thought of for decades... Vic Damone. Mel Torme...

Mike did a super job.

An EXCELENT listen.

fj

#1139637 - 04/13/18 05:29 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,524
Calvin Online content
Top 10 Poster
Calvin  Online Content
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,524
Okeechobee, Florida U.S.A.

#1139640 - 04/13/18 06:16 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: floyd jane]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
Hi Floyd, I was thinking of the 70`s 80`s when people were far more tangible, I could walk into almost any nightclub in Vegas
and here something like this. I didn`t have a song like this. I told Mike and He did this for me. thanks so much for commenting and giving this a listen, I`ve seen everyone you mention up close..far different days then than now...Vincent


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139641 - 04/13/18 06:19 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
thanks Calvin for stopping in and listening to my stuff. drifting back to some of my past. Vincent


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139645 - 04/13/18 08:00 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 481
TC Perkins Offline
Top 500 Poster
TC Perkins  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: May 2015
Posts: 481
Virginia
Cool song. I could hear where this song could work as a jazz standard.

I thought the lyrics were fine. The performance, arrangement, and production are all excellent.

The only thing you might want to consider is to pick up the tempo slightly (~10BPM).

Really well done.

Peace,
TC


If it has strings I will find a way to play it!

You can hear my tunes at https://soundcloud.com/tc-gypsy
#1139664 - 04/14/18 12:10 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 655
Deej56 Offline
Top 500 Poster
Deej56  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 655
Lane and Mike,

Cool, smoky, slick throwback—where’s my cigar and brandy?

All the best,

Deej

#1139683 - 04/14/18 08:59 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,743
Dave Rice Online content
Top 40 Poster
Dave Rice  Online Content
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,743
Texas
This one takes me back to the 50's and forward a bit... when music was real music, Lane:

Gee whiz... it's wonderful to be "Zaneskified" so early in the morning. Great write... great melody... and the production and vocal are to die for! Enjoyed this a ton, guys. Thanks, ----Dave

#1139686 - 04/14/18 10:07 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 220
the_lyricwriter Offline
Serious Contributor
the_lyricwriter  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 220
Charleston WV USA
Great sound loved it
Anthony

#1139712 - 04/14/18 01:35 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 835
Todd Strachan Offline
Top 500 Poster
Todd Strachan  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 835
Detroit Michigan
Nicely done! I love the chorus. It reminds me of
early Beatles or maybe something Johnny Mathis might have done.

Todd


Everything we have has come from you, and we
give you only what you have already given us!

1 Chronicles 29:14


http://www.soundclick.com/toddgstrachan
#1139713 - 04/14/18 01:37 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
Thank you Deej, for giving this a listen, all that belongs to Mike, He`s so talented at finding the right effect I think.. Lane

thank you TC, always look forward to hearing from others, really glad you stopped in and gave it a listen...Lane

Hi Dave, i write in the 80`s and 90`s I think, but this song I took back a little more, and I didn`t have a song like this
thanks Dave for coming by. Lane

Hi Anthony, I thought it was too. nice to meet you. Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139738 - 04/14/18 07:32 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,138
E Swartz Offline
Top 100 Poster
E Swartz  Offline
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,138
Ohio
Lane,

This song takes me back to the late 60's for sure--yeah, I'm that old! This guy you mentioned Mike Z...............sounds familiar, we could use a guy like that around here a little more! (are you reading this MZ)

Lane, you should be proud, this is an EXCELLENT write--Johnny Mathis could have made this a #1--you know what, what goes around comes around------so maybe!

steady-eddie

#1139739 - 04/14/18 09:16 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 220
John Paragreen Offline
Serious Contributor
John Paragreen  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 220
Scotland
Hi, it's late here and I'm merry on low flyers,(grouse whiskey) hey this is a great dramatic song I dig it
all the best.john


please vist
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=429802
to hear my lyrics recorded by musicians world wide
#1139765 - 04/15/18 11:42 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
hey Eddie, thanks so much for commenting and taking time to listen, Mike always on target with these little songs of mine.
Thanks again Eddie...Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139772 - 04/15/18 12:13 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 8,835
Mackie H. Online content
Top 20 Poster
Mackie H.  Online Content
Top 20 Poster

Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 8,835
NASHVILLE, TN
Lane

Killer Title! I'm blown away on Sunday with this TOP SHELF SONG!

Mackie

#1139785 - 04/15/18 09:14 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,562
Nelson Offline
Top 200 Poster
Nelson  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,562
Baltimore, MD
Damn it man.
This is a spectacular piece of work.
Love all the little goodies through out.
The arrangement is outstanding and the vocals are stunning.


"Dig my imaginary...... Baaand Maaan"
#1139808 - 04/16/18 11:46 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
Thank you Mackie, always a treat to me when you comment. I have a couple of friends that really like it,..and they are pretty good at picking on me. lol thanks again for taking time to listen. Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139809 - 04/16/18 11:51 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
Hi Nelson, I can throw anything at Mike and He always cuts away all the rough edges, and brings these little songs
home for me. same here outstanding work on his part of this song...thanks again Nelson for taking time to listen and comment. Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1139946 - 04/20/18 08:32 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,682
Ricki E. Bellos Offline
Top 40 Poster
Ricki E. Bellos  Offline
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,682
Wisconsin
Lane, this is a sweet, romantic slow dancer, well done by all.

Ricki

#1139956 - 04/20/18 09:47 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,341
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,341
Florida
It always amazes me how no matter the genre, Michael nails it. The song sounds like a classic. Lyric fits vibe perfectly. Perfect mesh of lyric and music. Not a single complaint from me. Great job.

Dave

#1140214 - 04/24/18 06:19 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,464
Janice & Bud Offline
Top 200 Poster
Janice & Bud  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,464
Georgia, USA
Wow! It's great to hear a production like this.

Literally an instant classic.

A perfect vehicle for the perfectly upfront vocal.

Most enjoyable!

J&B


Never grow up...it's a trap!
All our songs feature BiaB
J&B YouTube Sampler
J&B SoundCloud Page
J&B Website
#1140217 - 04/24/18 07:21 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
lane1777 Offline
Top 500 Poster
lane1777  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,015
south of the mason,dixon line
Hi Ricki, hope all is good in your world. thank you for commenting on this song, kinda of a period song, but I liked it......Lane

Hey Dave, glad you came by and listened, and commented ...Mike always gets the pieces to fit for me. Lane

Hi J&B...I don`t think this was much of a challenge for Mike Z ..He`s always on with the vocals..and I`m always impressed . thanks for commenting glad you liked it.. Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1140391 - 05/01/18 10:56 AM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 10,940
Travis david Online content
Top 10 Poster
Travis david  Online Content
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 10,940
Kendal, Cumbria .UK
Recognised the vocal straight off Lane!
Great song you have here, Mike Zan.can't fault a thing about his work.
Hope it gets picked up along the road you deserves it
Travis


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1140398 - 05/01/18 12:18 PM Re: If I had a Heart [Re: lane1777]  
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,690
Vicarn Online content
Top 50 Poster
Vicarn  Online Content
Top 50 Poster

Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,690
UK
Yes, sounds like one of those Johnny Mathis songs to me.
It has that 50's 60's sound too. Nice lyrics.

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.
http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

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
Nevaye222, Adam_of_the_Universe, Carakus, winfilm, Liburan_Lombok
21060 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics118,160
Posts1,113,436
Members21,060
Average Posts Daily29
Most Online1,506
Mar 16th, 2017
Just Plain Quotes
"The worth of your career to others is directly proportionate to the amount of importance you put into making contacts, nurturing leads and building real interpersonal relationships with those you hope will help you." -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Chaplain Jerry Vance (70), Filk-Ferret (65), songsculptor (72), Steve Morgan (63), Steven L. Rosenhaus (2018)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0