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#1164711 - 05/27/20 08:45 AM Thank God there are Mountains  
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Travis sent me his original lyric to work on.
Slotted in a few lines here and there.
E.G. The middle part of the chorus. Also 3rd line in verse two was originally "shouldn't be breeding".
Which I changed to "no sense or feeling"

Not sure if the title should be as is or "What money can't buy".

We welcome your observations.

https://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold/thank-god-there-are-mountains

THANK GOD THERE ARE MOUNTAINS 2020 Vaughan & Arnold
V
Streets are now empty
Pubs have run dry
From days of plenty
to wide open eyes
Houses are shuttered
can't pay their dues
revelations sordid
On national news
Ch
Thank god there are mountains
where a body can hide
Thank god there are rivers
The waters of life
Thank god there are meadows
on grass we can lie
Thank god there are mountains
What money can't buy
Short inst.
V
Children go hungry
but look at those fools
No sense or feeling
& damn to the rules
The poor and enlightened
carry the load
Furtive and frightened,
stick to the code
Ch
Tag
No pennies to count
but oh what money can't buy
but oh, oh, oh, what money can't buy


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#1164712 - 05/27/20 10:06 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks to Vic for all his work on this and his patience.
When our kids were little it was so good to take them away into the countryside or up to Lakeland to get a way from it all, in our battered old camper van. This inspired the lyric
Regards
John

Last edited by Travis david; 05/30/20 04:46 AM.

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#1164719 - 05/27/20 01:11 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks for letting me loose on it, Travis

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

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#1164726 - 05/27/20 04:28 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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To me Travis and Vic, there seems to be almost a historical presence in this song,
almost a sad reflection. I think that it might be the way its written and performed,
very nice job Vic always liked your vocals, nothing wrong with the writing end in this, to me.


"Some have a need to chisel in stone, All have a need to be heard" Vincent
#1164734 - 05/27/20 06:38 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Lane.
As a kid I was often escaping to the mountains and river areas so Travis's lyric rang true for me. Thanks for your comments.

Vic


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#1164737 - 05/27/20 06:49 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Vic and Travis,

I liked the tune a lot. Nicely put together, Vic, with some deft production touches. Like the balance and reserve on the vocal harmonies. Sweet tune!

Hope you are both well!

Deej

#1164738 - 05/27/20 09:51 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Great to hear another collaboration between two old friends. I agree with Lane and Deej!

#1164744 - 05/28/20 02:36 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Lane
We appreciate your comments. Sadly no mountains where I grew up but you can dream.
Thanks for the listen
John


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#1164746 - 05/28/20 02:41 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Deej
Pleased this worked for you, thanks for the listen and comments
John


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#1164750 - 05/28/20 05:38 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Dave.
Hope you're well?
Yes another 3 way Welsh connection thanks for the listen and thumbs up day
Regards
John


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#1164755 - 05/28/20 10:05 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Deej56]  
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Thank you Dave.

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

#1164756 - 05/28/20 10:21 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Nice song to listen to looking at the mountains....You got the TITLE right


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#1164759 - 05/28/20 10:42 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Steve
Thanks for your suggestion and positive comments
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1164774 - 05/28/20 04:18 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks Steve.
Good to know.

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

#1164814 - 05/30/20 04:45 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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We were unsure of the title but personally I liked Mountains. It conjures up a peaceful setting, a retreat.
Cheers
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1164824 - 05/30/20 12:19 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Wasn't sure at the start but it grows on you faster than measles. I agree there is a certain sadness to this but it somehow adds rather thyan subtracts to the whole feel of this song. Congratulations to you both. :-)

Stay Safe,
Gerry

#1164840 - 05/30/20 03:41 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Gerry]  
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Thanks Gerry. I hope it's catching (in the nicest possible way).

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

#1164897 - 06/01/20 12:19 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Gerry
Great to know this one worked for you.
Regards
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1164938 - 06/02/20 10:55 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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WONDERFUL Collab!!

Love the first verse and chorus and the title works for me, I love what this says and the slow, thoughtful pace allows the listener to hear every word and relate to it. Great production on it, I really enjoyed this one!!

Tammy


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#1164944 - 06/03/20 06:31 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Cheers Tammy for your thumbs up for the song and title.
Thanjs for the listen
John


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#1164945 - 06/03/20 06:53 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thank you Tammy.
You're a pal.

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

#1164947 - 06/03/20 08:22 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Good song folks

#1164949 - 06/03/20 08:35 AM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks Marty
Glad you liked it. Thanks for listening
John


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#1164961 - 06/03/20 12:17 PM Re: Thank God there are Mountains [Re: Vicarn]  
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Cheers Martin.

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


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