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#1154971 - 07/07/19 06:49 PM ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) :::  
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Here is one of my songs.
Rough demo: my voice + ukulele.

Replay of an old one...

https://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13331992

OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke)
____________________________________________________
Words and Music: © Guy E. Trépanier, 2006-2015.
All rights reserved by Guy E. Trépanier.

Intro: 8 bars (Key of D)

This is another sleepless night
Where I can't get you off my mind.
I'm dreaming of that pure delight
When I'll get home and you'll be mine.

Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you-ooo.
Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you.


Although you may be far away,
I'm still feeling you're close to me.
I hear those little words you say.
They show me how you care for me.

Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you-ooo.
Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you.


When two people love each other like we do,
They just can't be turned away from each o-other.

Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you-ooo.
Oh Baby, I lo-ove you,
Baby, I love you.


Baby, I love you.
Baby, I love you.
Baby, I love you.
Baby, I love you.
-

Guy E. Trepanier #273
Melody: aug 2006 - nov 2015. Lyrics: aug 2006 - nov 2015.

#1155104 - 07/10/19 05:01 PM Re: ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) ::: [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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Hi Guy,

Never having heard you before and seeing that it's uke only accompaniment, I must say I was relieved right off that you're singing was not in a falsetto with a really fast vibrato!

Yes, I am showing my age..

Very pleasant voice and nice song and good clean, simple recording.

Enjoyed it very much. smile

Mike


Last edited by Michael Zaneski; 07/10/19 05:04 PM.

Fate doesn't hang on a wrong or right choice
Fortune depends on the tone of your voice

-The Divine Comedy (Neil Hannon)
from the song "Songs of Love"
from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1155106 - 07/10/19 05:26 PM Re: ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) ::: [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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Mike's veiled reference to Tiny Tim explains the distance some may be keeping, Gary:

The public's seeming distaste for the Ukelele can be laid at the feet of T.T. I took a glance at the lyric and listened to the "rough cut" of what can be a really good song. Your vocal carried it off quite nicely and for a single instrument "demo"... I was pleased with what you've done. Thanks for sharing and best of luck with it. ----Dave

#1155107 - 07/10/19 06:17 PM Re: ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) ::: [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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I happen to love the uke!

Ever since the opening chords of "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head."

For me, Guy's voice fits nicely under the higher sororities of his instrument. so he's a natural with it.

I'm gonna go search his site and see if he covers John Prine's "Let's Talk Dirty In Hawaiian." (whoops, I forgot no covers at soundclick)

Mike

Last edited by Michael Zaneski; 07/10/19 08:32 PM.

Fate doesn't hang on a wrong or right choice
Fortune depends on the tone of your voice

-The Divine Comedy (Neil Hannon)
from the song "Songs of Love"
from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1155112 - 07/10/19 09:55 PM Re: ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) ::: [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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I like this song. You have a nice melody going there and the lyrics are sweet!

I have always wanted to play this instrument. The guitar is too big for me.

Jane

#1155348 - 07/17/19 03:21 PM Re: ::: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (Uke) ::: [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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Many thanks for listening and commenting.

If someone is interested by the chord progression,
click this link (one page pdf file):

Box link: OH BABY I LOVE YOU (1 page lead sheet music)

https://app.box.com/s/q6h8bo067btq92yw6w2acy1geh42p7xo

_ _ _ About my ukulele _ _ _

The tuning I use when I play the ukulele is D G B E (same as the 4 first strings of a guitar).
Since 2005, I only play with the ukulele. Chords are easier to play and it's easier to handle.

Have fun!


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