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#1146729 - 12/04/18 12:15 AM RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice  
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Another of my songs posted at the Song Ramp. The lyrics are posted with the song's page there. I consider this one Adult Contemporary.

https://www.songramp.com/musicsharing/listen/music_12366/

#1146730 - 12/04/18 12:30 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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song for a movie...nice

#1146734 - 12/04/18 06:13 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Hi Dave,


A beautifully sad song with a nice feel to it.


Calvin


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#1146737 - 12/04/18 07:14 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Dave this is beautiful! What an intro as well. Supurb all round.
Brian Beecher posted a lyric yesterday which i commented as the best i've seen from him. This as equal status.
There might be one or two folks commenting on the longish intro- but it worked for me.
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#1146742 - 12/04/18 08:20 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Pretty song Dave. smile

#1146759 - 12/04/18 05:28 PM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Thanks, Neil:

You are quite perceptive.

All the best, ----Dave

#1146763 - 12/04/18 06:25 PM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Well...all that is, is a lovely song-nice one Dave!
One thing: The 3V is slightly confusing.

A suggestion?

Once I found the key... to erase your memory...
But I couldn't make a stand... Now I'm doing all I can...
To keep from drowning... in the River of Desire

That vocal is butter! smile

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#1146769 - 12/04/18 11:25 PM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Thanks for the listen and comments, Calvin. Much appreciation.

#1146779 - 12/05/18 09:16 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Hi Dave, I really enjoyed your song.
I'm listening again. This is the fourth time this morning. Very soothing.
Regards
Mimmo

#1146789 - 12/05/18 11:30 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Hi Travis:

Glad you took time from that busy schedule to listen. Thanks for your thoughts and I'll re-visit the intro if I ever re-cut it.

All the best, ----Dave

#1146806 - 12/05/18 09:57 PM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Dave,

Beautiful melody......enjoyed your passionate delivery too. I couldn't help of getting a "Somewhere in Time" feel with this, not that the melody was close, but the music feels from a more romantic earlier time--a good thing.

steady-eddie

#1146812 - 12/06/18 12:30 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Dave,

First off, I love that you are sharing your stuff in this way. Like all of us, Iím guessing you would prefer to have a fully-produced demo to debut your sound . . . but thatís kind of a luxury (at least for most of us).

But hereís the thing . . . this is a pretty song just as is. It gives me every sense of what the song is and can beóyou donít need to do anything more to my ears at least. A relatable, tangible vocal . . . and a piano solo in-between the verses that is very compelling. Itís just plain good . . . so . . .

Second off, keep these coming . . . I love hearing them! smile

All the best,

Deej

#1146818 - 12/06/18 10:09 AM Re: RIVER OF DESIRE - Dave Rice [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Thanks to so many of you who have taken time to listen and comment. I don't want to clog the music churn with my sentimental stuff but please know how much I appreciate hearing your thoughts and ideas. I'm so grateful. ...and to answer what some of you wonder, "Why didn't I get this one done as a demo?"... Mr. Zee is so busy right now... it might take six months to hear the result... LOL!

These next few days, I hope to post a few co-written songs with members from JPF and elsewhere. Remember please, you will be hearing the vocal of a man only one year in age behind Willie Nelson. I consider myself a song-writer first, a poor excuse for a vocalist and in dead-last place, a musician.

So... Martin, Mike, Mimmo, Eddie and Dave... Muchas Gracias Amigos!


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