Who's Online Now
23 registered members (CWMusic, Fdemetrio, E Swartz, Everett Adams, Dave Rice, couchgrouch, 9ne, ckiphen, 4 invisible), and 314 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
TamsNumber4
TamsNumber4
New Hampshire
Posts: 4,104
Joined: May 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
Edit: ALL Corona Virus Post MUST Go Here
by Fdemetrio. 08/06/20 10:54 AM
A Day In The Life
by kevinism. 08/06/20 10:49 AM
Conversations In A Minor Key
by kevinism. 08/06/20 10:45 AM
Peace of Mind
by kevinism. 08/06/20 10:41 AM
I Paint the Town
by kevinism. 08/06/20 10:38 AM
Best Moment Of My Life Original Song
by kevinism. 08/06/20 10:35 AM
60 Happy Years
by Dave Rice. 08/06/20 09:34 AM
This is for collaboration
by Brian Austin Whitney. 08/05/20 09:54 PM
Your Guitar (Now with alternate bridge)
by John W. Selleck. 08/05/20 01:35 PM
Children of the same God
by ckiphen. 08/05/20 01:25 PM
Encore in the house of the Lord
by ckiphen. 08/05/20 01:06 PM
You Touched Me
by John W. Selleck. 08/04/20 10:11 PM
ChrisWMusic
by Gavin Sinclair. 08/04/20 05:50 PM
Tell Me
by Travis david. 08/04/20 04:01 PM
Michelangelo/ re- write
by ckiphen. 08/04/20 03:38 PM
Don't Send My Ashes to My Exes /NEWER BRIDGE
by John W. Selleck. 08/04/20 01:51 PM
Natural Melodies?
by Fdemetrio. 08/04/20 09:27 AM
Piano (instrumental)
by Nigel Quin. 08/04/20 09:23 AM
::: FUNNY GROOVY SUMMERTIME :::
by Nigel Quin. 08/04/20 09:14 AM
BREATHING, GROWING
by Travis david. 08/04/20 08:06 AM
Runaway Train
by Marvin Adcock. 08/04/20 06:19 AM
The Knee
by John W. Selleck. 08/03/20 09:47 PM
I Been There
by Songbird52. 08/03/20 03:43 PM
Busy Finding me/ demo
by Gerry. 08/03/20 10:04 AM
DAY OF RECKONING
by Travis david. 08/02/20 05:30 PM
Woodsongs: Surviving The Pandemic
by Gary E. Andrews. 08/02/20 09:16 AM
Hi it's glyn (glen)
by glynda. 08/02/20 02:48 AM
Hi It's Glyn (glenda or glynda)
by glynda. 08/02/20 02:38 AM
SHOWCASE: LYRICS/SONGS/ESSAYS BY GARY E. ANDREWS
by Gary E. Andrews. 08/02/20 02:23 AM
limericks
by Gavin Sinclair. 08/01/20 06:50 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,834
Travis david 11,921
Kevin Emmrich 10,664
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,649
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,845
glynda 8,679
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
Colin Ward 7,909
couchgrouch 7,794
Dave Rice 7,762
Corey 7,357
Vicarn 6,618
Mark Kaufman 6,584
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
ben willis 6,107
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
niteshift 5,683
Linda Sings 5,608
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,666
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,376
Roy Cooper 4,241
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,179
Cindy Miller 4,178
TamsNumber4 4,104
nightengale 4,096
MFB III 3,926
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,815
Dan Sullivan 3,710
beechnut79 3,580
E Swartz 3,515
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
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 2,846
MidniteBob 2,712
Nelson 2,603
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Fdemetrio 2,467
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,242
Judy Hollier 2,232
Wendy D 2,219
Erica Ellis 2,202
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Sunset Poet 2,034
Marty Helly 2,027
maccharles 1,988
DukeWill 1,988
floyd jane 1,985
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,650
Noel Downs 1,620
Rick Heenan 1,608
Cal 1,574
Jack Swain 1,554
GocartMoz 1,552
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
Tom Franz 1,473
RogerS 1,471
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Rick Norton 1,429
Kenneth Cade 1,429
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,408
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Deej56 1,314
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,230
Gerry 1,220
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
lane1777 1,184
AaronAuthier 1,177
summeoyo 1,172
Diane Ewing 1,158
joro 1,082
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
IronKnee 1,009
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
90 dB 943
9ne 931
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
Juan 797
TKO 784
Dayson 781
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
ant 747
Andy K 746
tbryson 737
Andy Kemp 734
Jackie444 731
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Irwin 672
Katziis 652
Pat Hardy 641
Moosesong 640
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
JAPOV 563
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
R&M 527
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 511
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
ckiphen 433
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
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#1165498 - 06/16/20 08:38 PM I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
couchgrouch Online content
Top 30 Poster
couchgrouch  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
Iíve Got Her Right Where She Wants Me ©2020 Robert George BMI

Well, I put the silencer on
Then waited in the alleyway
I felt a twinge of fear,
And the moonlight was as sheer
As my loverís negligee

All the whispers, planning and intrigue
Maybe, just maybe, she's out of my league

And Iíve got her right where she wants me
Cos a doubt in my heart still haunts me
Iím not one for lying and adultíry,
But sheís beautiful and sultry
Iíve got her right where she wants me

Yeah, I met her on the boardwalk
In an all-night bar n grill
Then she turned my bed to steam,
And she swallowed all my dreams
After she devoured my will

I can taste the starlight on her breasts
While misgivings tremble in my chest

Iíve got her right where she wants me
And a doubt in my heart still haunts me
Iím not one for scheming and adultíry,
Sheís mysterious and sultry
Iíve got her right where she wants me


She said her husband is a man of wealth and power
And were he to die it would all be ours


I do all that she desires
Though she says that Iím the boss
Love is crazy, lust is cruel,
O am I a fool
To not see a double-cross

Now I hear his footsteps near the alleyway
Then I feel a voice inside me say

Iíve got her right where she wants me
And a doubt in my heart still haunts me
Iím not one for murder and adultíry,
But sheís beautiful and sultry
Iíve got her right where she wants me

Iíve got her right where she wants me
Iíve got her right where she wants meÖ



Last edited by couchgrouch; 06/17/20 01:34 PM.

Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1166117 - 07/02/20 08:17 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 244
Bill Draper Offline
Serious Contributor
Bill Draper  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 244
Victoria,BC Canada
Wow that is excellent couchgrouch. I saw the title and thought of Shakespeare 'Taming of the Shrew' and was curious if there was a tie in.

Now I'm thinking, holy man, season 1 of a TV mystry murder....can't wait for season 2!!

#1166318 - 07/07/20 11:04 AM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
couchgrouch Online content
Top 30 Poster
couchgrouch  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
Thanks, Bill. There's some Double Indemnity and Body Heat in there, hopefully wrapped around a good hook. smile


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1166355 - 07/07/20 09:57 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,008
John W. Selleck Online content
Top 100 Poster
John W. Selleck  Online Content
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,008
NJ
Hi Robert,
This hook has been used more than once but so have almost all the hooks out there. You did what you needed to do by changing it up. I love your writing style, and the storytelling quality you bring with everything you write. I love this one too.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

http://www.soundclick.com/johnsings
http://www.soundclick.com/johnwselleck
http://www.soundclick.com/johnselleck
#1167038 - 07/27/20 02:39 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
couchgrouch Online content
Top 30 Poster
couchgrouch  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
Thanks John. I'm not aware of this hook being in a major song. This is a rewrite of something from seceral years ago.
I overwrote the first version.


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1167039 - 07/27/20 02:40 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
couchgrouch Online content
Top 30 Poster
couchgrouch  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
Thanks John. I'm not aware of this hook being in a major song. This is a rewrite of something from several years ago.
I overwrote the first version.


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1167046 - 07/27/20 03:46 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 1,193
Gavin Sinclair Online content
Top 500 Poster
Gavin Sinclair  Online Content
Top 500 Poster

Joined: May 2017
Posts: 1,193
Conover, North Carolina, USA
I don't remember hearing this hook before. I like it as a hook. I'm not sure that it makes logical sense in the context of this song. Unless I am misunderstanding the lyric (it wouldn't be the first time), she has him under her control, which would be "She has me right where I want her." "I have her right where she wants me" means that she wants to have him under control, but he has turned the tables and has her under his control. I don't get that from the song. It may not matter. People don't always pay such close attention.

#1167050 - 07/27/20 05:25 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,008
John W. Selleck Online content
Top 100 Poster
John W. Selleck  Online Content
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,008
NJ
Originally Posted by couchgrouch
Thanks John. I'm not aware of this hook being in a major song. This is a rewrite of something from several years ago.
I overwrote the first version.


Sorry, I just cued in on Right where she wants me, like these:
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=right+where+she+wants+me


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

http://www.soundclick.com/johnsings
http://www.soundclick.com/johnwselleck
http://www.soundclick.com/johnselleck
#1167056 - 07/27/20 06:55 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
couchgrouch Online content
Top 30 Poster
couchgrouch  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7,794
Gavin, I think I have it right. I heard it in a movie or on tv and it was applied the way I applied it. I immediately knew it was a song hook.


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1167090 - 07/28/20 05:45 PM Re: I've Got Her Right Where She Wants Me [Re: couchgrouch]  
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 433
ckiphen Online content
Top 500 Poster
ckiphen  Online Content
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 433
- Select One - huntsville, te...
Good one. Pub the hook.


Ckiphen

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.


Newest Members
CWMusic, CBAY, mrpeepshow, Craig Allen, Styillz
21285 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics120,604
Posts1,134,918
Members21,285
Average Posts Daily36
Most Online37,523
Jan 25th, 2020
Just Plain Quotes
"Even if it appears you have lost, you can still win by maintaining your integrity, your civility and your humanity" -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0