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#1158176 - 10/24/19 12:20 PM That's What You Do  
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A little Texas ditty. Comments welcome.


https://90dbband.bandcamp.com/track/thats-what-you-do


Regards,


Bob

#1158179 - 10/24/19 03:11 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: 90 dB]  
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Enjoyed my listen, Bob:

Cute song with a clever story line. It would play well in the one honky-tonk we have here in West Mayberry... LOL!
Thanks for sharing and best of luck with it.

----Dave

#1158180 - 10/24/19 03:29 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: 90 dB]  
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Hi Bob,

It's a great story-song, worthy of a Robert Earl Keen Jr. and in that Texas-folkish outlaw kinda tradition..

I like how the verse lines are a bit wordy, up to the tag, and then the tag is compact. That's unexpected and very cool!

The trumpets aren't very realistic to my ears, but the song itself is a gem, and your voice in tons better than Keen's.


Mike


Last edited by Michael Zaneski; 10/24/19 03:46 PM.

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

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from the song "Songs of Love"
from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1158182 - 10/24/19 04:03 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: 90 dB]  
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Hi Bob

I love the simplicity of this.
Great laid-back vocals and peppy tempo .
Perfect length - tell your story and get off the stage! smile

Enjoyed it muchly smile
Paul

#1158216 - 10/25/19 09:56 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
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Originally Posted by Dave Rice
Enjoyed my listen, Bob:

Cute song with a clever story line. It would play well in the one honky-tonk we have here in West Mayberry... LOL!
Thanks for sharing and best of luck with it.

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Dave,


Thanks for the listen and kind comments.


Regards,

Bob

#1158219 - 10/25/19 10:33 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: 90 dB]  
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Bob.

Definitely a fun uptempo song. Great vocals and yes I think there is room to improve the brass, which gives it that SW Mexican vibe for sure. If you don't have access to a better brass track, maybe someone around here could probably get you a more realistic brass track which I do think fits nicely in what you've written and arranged.

Enjoyed your song!

steady-eddie

#1158296 - 10/28/19 12:39 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: Michael Zaneski]  
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Originally Posted by Michael Zaneski
Hi Bob,

It's a great story-song, worthy of a Robert Earl Keen Jr. and in that Texas-folkish outlaw kinda tradition..

I like how the verse lines are a bit wordy, up to the tag, and then the tag is compact. That's unexpected and very cool!

The trumpets aren't very realistic to my ears, but the song itself is a gem, and your voice in tons better than Keen's.


Mike





Mike,

Thanks for the listen and comments.


Regards,


Bob

#1158297 - 10/28/19 12:44 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: PaulCanuck]  
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Originally Posted by PaulCanuck
Hi Bob

I love the simplicity of this.
Great laid-back vocals and peppy tempo .
Perfect length - tell your story and get off the stage! smile

Enjoyed it muchly smile
Paul




Paul,


Thanks for the listen and kind comments. It's my first song under two minutes, for those with short attention spans. smile


Regards,


Bob

#1158298 - 10/28/19 12:47 PM Re: That's What You Do [Re: E Swartz]  
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Originally Posted by E Swartz
Bob.

Definitely a fun uptempo song. Great vocals and yes I think there is room to improve the brass, which gives it that SW Mexican vibe for sure. If you don't have access to a better brass track, maybe someone around here could probably get you a more realistic brass track which I do think fits nicely in what you've written and arranged.

Enjoyed your song!

steady-eddie



Eddie,

Thanks for the listen. The horns were from Dimension Pro, which I realize is rather dated.



Regards,


Bob


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