Who's Online Now
19 registered members (couchgrouch, Gavin Sinclair, maccharles, Fdemetrio, Dave Rice, 9ne, Irwin, ckiphen, Everett Adams, 3 invisible), and 236 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
Posts: 85
Joined: May 2018
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
Yellow Vest Bank Run
by Fdemetrio. 01/16/19 04:00 PM
Starlit Night in Tralee.Dedicated to Barry Butler
by Travis david. 01/16/19 03:55 PM
That's a nasty cough you've got. Vic
by Gavin Sinclair. 01/16/19 01:16 PM
Doing it for the Love
by Fdemetrio. 01/16/19 11:53 AM
To Day Is A Lovely Day
by Vicarn. 01/16/19 11:13 AM
24 Frames, what do you think?
by Fdemetrio. 01/16/19 10:17 AM
A Lesser Heaven
by Dave Rice. 01/16/19 09:44 AM
MAN OF THE HOUR
by Neil Cotton. 01/16/19 09:38 AM
Tearing down the walls
by ckiphen. 01/16/19 09:24 AM
I Love a Storm (Kiphen/Cotton)
by Neil Cotton. 01/16/19 08:21 AM
The Girl Who Got Away
by ckiphen. 01/15/19 01:26 PM
Word Choice
by Perry Neal Crawford. 01/15/19 11:50 AM
I fell and Broke my Heart
by Perry Neal Crawford. 01/14/19 04:00 PM
Some more
by Fdemetrio. 01/14/19 11:15 AM
It sucks being me/ but it beats being you
by Fdemetrio. 01/14/19 11:01 AM
Its Ying But Kinda Yang Released
by Brian Austin Whitney. 01/14/19 12:37 AM
Big Black Car
by Dave Rice. 01/13/19 06:00 PM
Music collaborators needed
by Neil Cotton. 01/13/19 03:23 PM
Diamonds, Silk and Pearls
by ckiphen. 01/13/19 01:17 PM
Brotherhood of Man
by ckiphen. 01/13/19 01:13 PM
At the bottom of the bottle
by ckiphen. 01/13/19 01:12 PM
Born to love you
by ckiphen. 01/13/19 01:09 PM
Still a kid
by ckiphen. 01/13/19 12:53 PM
Dukkha
by Dave Rice. 01/12/19 04:10 PM
Miss you night and day
by Neil Cotton. 01/12/19 02:06 PM
I love a storm
by Neil Cotton. 01/12/19 02:04 PM
Sammy's Moving On
by Neil Cotton. 01/12/19 12:40 PM
His Eyes
by IronKnee. 01/12/19 04:03 AM
Spam (fixed)
by Dave Rice. 01/11/19 06:42 PM
Att. Brian
by 9ne. 01/11/19 06:02 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,685
Travis david 11,239
Kevin Emmrich 10,543
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,572
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,843
glynda 8,579
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
Colin Ward 7,903
couchgrouch 7,452
Corey 7,357
Dave Rice 7,044
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
Mark Kaufman 6,439
Joe Wrabek 6,403
ben willis 6,095
Vicarn 5,942
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,604
niteshift 5,457
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,630
Neil Cotton 4,533
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,352
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Cindy Miller 4,178
Tom Shea 4,173
TamsNumber4 4,032
Roy Cooper 4,014
nightengale 3,965
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,789
Dan Sullivan 3,710
MFB III 3,687
beechnut79 3,460
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
E Swartz 3,248
John Hoffman 3,199
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
Nigel Quin 2,811
MidniteBob 2,707
Nelson 2,570
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 2,194
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,012
DukeWill 1,984
floyd jane 1,982
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
maccharles 1,886
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,630
Noel Downs 1,620
Rick Heenan 1,593
Cal 1,574
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,461
Tom Franz 1,453
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Kenneth Cade 1,429
Rick Norton 1,428
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,406
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
GocartMoz 1,396
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
Martin Lide 1,244
Ian Ferrin 1,230
PeteG 1,229
Glen King 1,212
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
Diane Ewing 1,158
Gerry 1,119
summeoyo 1,085
joro 1,081
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
lane1777 1,038
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
IronKnee 947
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
Deej56 852
9ne 850
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Fdemetrio 831
Nadia 827
Juan 797
TKO 784
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
90 dB 745
Andy K 739
tbryson 737
Andy Kemp 733
ant 732
Jackie444 731
3daveyO3 704
Dayson 703
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
Irwin 611
NaomiSue 601
Pat Hardy 599
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
Moosesong 556
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 511
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
R&M 480
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
Alek 356
papaG 353
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
markus-ky 285
ktunes 285
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
#1141817 - 06/13/18 10:22 PM I'm Not Givin' Up On Love  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
Would love your thoughts on my newest creation. Was trying to do a smooth soulful/jazzy throwback to the 70's. I had Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes on my mind when I wrote it. One of my all time faves. This song wasn't meant to sound like that tune, but the feel of it was the inspiration.

I'M NOT GIVIN' UP ON LOVE
By David S. Becker
(c)2018 David S. Becker Music

https://soundcloud.com/gocartmoz/im-not-giving-up-on-love

INTRO
VERSE 1

Everytime I see your face babe
It blows my mind
You drive me crazy
When you say your mine

CHORUS
I'm not givin' up on love
I'm not givin' up on love
You can tell all your friends
Sing to the heavens above
I'm not givin' up on love
I'm not givin' up on love

VERSE 2
I see all those tears at Parkland
And Santa Fe
They can stop a heart from beating
But they can't take love away

CHORUS
SOLO
BRIDGE
You and me babe
We can change the world
And watch the fever grow
I know this cancer's spreading far and wide
Just wait 'til our love takes hold

CHORUS
VERSE 3
You can take a mother from her baby
Because she's not like you
But you can't break those bonds of love
No matter what you do

CHORUS
OUTRO
No I'm not givin' up on love

#1141822 - 06/14/18 03:29 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,685
Calvin Offline
Top 10 Poster
Calvin  Offline
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,685
Okeechobee, Florida U.S.A.
Hello Dave,


Cool performance and a good message.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1141824 - 06/14/18 06:18 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 11,239
Travis david Online content
Top 10 Poster
Travis david  Online Content
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 11,239
Kendal, Cumbria .UK
Hi Dave i love the smooth soul music from the 60s and 70s Junior Walker, Curtis Mayfield's Move on up and that great early to mid 70s Philly sound.
I like your new one too a good sound and lyric and good vocal.
Never been keen on cancer in a lyric and I've always skirted around it using some other term or phrase but that's just me.
Best of luck with it
Travis


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1141829 - 06/14/18 09:01 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,044
Dave Rice Online content
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,044
Texas
Enjoyed your performance and the subtle message of the song. Thanks for sharing your "liner notes" with us about what "inspired you" to bring out your talent and creativity on this one. As always, best of luck with your music.

#1141856 - 06/14/18 03:13 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,982
floyd jane Offline
Top 200 Poster
floyd jane  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,982
Tampa
Dave,

Nice. Cool opening - both the solo piano and then sax. Nice funky guitars.

The oohs work really well. Cool sax solo...

Enjoyed.

fj

#1141862 - 06/14/18 06:55 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,827
Ricki E. Bellos Offline
Top 30 Poster
Ricki E. Bellos  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,827
Wisconsin
Nicely produced and performed, Dave and the message is so timely...all you need is love. smile

Ricki

#1141910 - 06/15/18 04:53 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
@ Calvin ... thx much for the listen Calvin - always appreciated

@Travis - thx as well ... always thought Philly soul was some of the best music ever made ... appreciate the listen

#1141971 - 06/16/18 08:22 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
@ Dave ... thx as always for giving it a spin. Greatly appreciated.

@ Floyd ... thx as well. Greatly appreciated.

#1141982 - 06/16/18 10:02 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 852
Deej56 Offline
Top 500 Poster
Deej56  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 852
Dave,

Love the opening with the soft piano leading to the sax—wonderfully done. Overall, a well-produced tune; very pleasing to the ear. Definitely a late 70s, early 80s throwback sound. Agree with Travis on the use of “cancer” in a lyric; a sin I’m guilty of myself—easy to switch that out, I think, without losing much Really, love what you got out of that sax—and if this is BIAB, man, you’ve done much more with it than I’ve been able to so far. Very impressive.

Enjoyed this a lot, Dave. If I had one comment it would be that the chorus is very personal (“I’m not giving up”), as is the first verse, thought verse 2 and 3 are less so. Still works for me, but something to think about.

BTW, as I was typing this up, your cover of “To Know Her Is to Love Her” came one. Very, very slick. Great job on that one!

All the best,

Deej

#1142002 - 06/17/18 08:04 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
@Ricki ... thx for the comments. Appreciated. Hadn’t thought of it but yeah ... a similar theme to All You Need is Love. Lennon and McCartney were before their time smile

Dave

#1142003 - 06/17/18 08:36 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,942
Vicarn Online content
Top 40 Poster
Vicarn  Online Content
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,942
UK
Hi Dave.
Certainly has that '70's soul feel.
I also have a feeling that "cancer" doesn't fit the mood of the song.
Maybe it's a throwback from when nobody wanted to mentioned it, I'm not sure but somehow it just doesn't seem to fit imo.

Maybe substitute something like "Sometimes it feels impossible".

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://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142057 - 06/18/18 07:26 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
@deejay... thx for the comments and listen

1. Though I appreciate the comments that is not my cover of “To know her is to love her.” smile I'm not sure I am even familiar with th tune. Someone else thanks you though!

2. Very new user to BIAB. I have used some BIAB files on my last two tunes, but this is my first attempt at a fully produced BIAB song. I like what I have seen thus far, though it is a very different thing for me and takes some getting used to.

Thx for the comments.

Dave

#1142080 - 06/19/18 04:52 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,519
Janice_and_Bud Offline
Top 200 Poster
Janice_and_Bud  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,519
Southeastern USA
Hey, like I said on the BiaB forum this is one helluva first attempt at a fully produced BiaB song.

You already had the production chops and are a talented singer/songwriter so this BiaB thing should be a great fit!

The mix set up a very nice soundstage on the monitors. Everything has it's place. Nice

Keep 'em coming!

J&B


Check out our album Janice Merritt "All Over The Map"
on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and others.
#1142107 - 06/20/18 08:43 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 852
Deej56 Offline
Top 500 Poster
Deej56  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 852
Dave,

Wow, sorry about that—normally Soundcloud keeps you on the same artist, and I didn’t even look, particularly because the vocalist sounded very similar to you. Anyways, it was a nice cover, which I’m certain if you were to cover it, you’d outshine. smile

Regards,

Deej

#1142128 - 06/21/18 11:20 AM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,457
niteshift Offline
Top 50 Poster
niteshift  Offline
Top 50 Poster

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,457
Sydney, Australia
Hey Dave,

Well, that sounds to me like a good bit of fun retro. I could swear I'm back in the 70's / early eighties pitching a TV sitcom and THIS is the absolute tune I'd use.

Its great. Fun, lively and BITD. Psst.... come 'ere..... and build a story around it and have a bit of fun. It is so "there" I'd swear it came from the archive.

cheers, niteshift

#1142169 - 06/22/18 02:54 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 102
mikegouthro Offline
Serious Contributor
mikegouthro  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 102
Dave

That song is really well put together. Your voice has a signature sound. I really like the sax solo mid way - really nice riffing.

#1142664 - 07/09/18 01:35 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
GocartMoz Offline
Top 200 Poster
GocartMoz  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,396
Florida
@Vic, J & B, DeeJay, Niteshift and Mike - thx again for the listen and comments. Greatly appreciated.

Dave

Last edited by GocartMoz; 07/09/18 01:36 PM.
#1142669 - 07/09/18 07:06 PM Re: I'm Not Givin' Up On Love [Re: GocartMoz]  
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 6,198
Douglas Murphy Offline
Top 40 Poster
Douglas Murphy  Offline
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 6,198
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Really cool sound Dave. Great production and message. "Put her to bed she's done."

Douglas


"Is this a practice? They are all practices." John Denver

www.soundclick.com/dougmurphy

Skype Contact: douglas.murphy8

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
ChipE, AprilT, trolpemad, LindaMarksMusic, Pipersonic
21142 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics118,607
Posts1,118,113
Members21,142
Average Posts Daily22
Most Online1,506
Mar 16th, 2017
Just Plain Quotes
"Defeatist Pessimists and Rose Colored Glasses Optimists are lonely companions, victims even. Both ideologies imply predestined outcomes, and therefore breed inactivity in its victims. Inaction is the only sure way to lose at anything in life. All positive action guarantees at least a fighting chance." -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Rosario Panzarella (48), Tom Breshers (71), Tom Stephens (67)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0