Who's Online Now
20 registered members (JAPOV, James Guglielmo, couchgrouch, Calvin, E Swartz, Brian Austin Whitney, Andy K, 9ne, JKVercher, 3 invisible), and 802 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
McLight
McLight
Austria
Posts: 117
Joined: January 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
STREETS.( Vic Arnold & Travis collab)
by Travis david. 12/02/20 03:37 AM
The Bluest Blue
by Travis david. 12/02/20 03:24 AM
Where Have All The Cowboys Gone...
by Travis david. 12/02/20 03:20 AM
Kelli - FAWM #5 - Colin work tape
by Travis david. 12/02/20 03:18 AM
The In-Law Josey Wales
by JAPOV. 12/02/20 12:20 AM
Grapefruit Moon Video
by maccharles. 12/02/20 12:06 AM
First Time
by maccharles. 12/01/20 11:30 PM
Au Revoir
by maccharles. 12/01/20 11:27 PM
Mandatory Immunization and Certification
by JAPOV. 12/01/20 11:03 PM
success post #2
by maccharles. 12/01/20 10:54 PM
Everything is Fine.
by MFB III. 12/01/20 10:47 PM
Getting a song to a major artist
by Marc Barnette. 12/01/20 09:21 PM
Private Message Flashing Constantly
by Brian Austin Whitney. 12/01/20 08:02 PM
CAE Number, What is it?
by John Lawrence Schick. 12/01/20 06:29 PM
Looking For An Anchor
by VNORTH2. 12/01/20 11:11 AM
Trouble On The Loose
by VNORTH2. 12/01/20 10:44 AM
River With Nowhere To Run
by JKVercher. 12/01/20 07:41 AM
You're Still Not Free
by JAPOV. 12/01/20 01:42 AM
One Way Street
by JAPOV. 12/01/20 01:08 AM
Who I Am
by JAPOV. 12/01/20 12:49 AM
404 message...
by JAPOV. 11/30/20 09:43 PM
Sweet Dreams-Travis/Mimmo/
steady-eddie

by E Swartz. 11/30/20 09:12 PM
All The Hell That Left With You
by Fdemetrio. 11/30/20 08:54 PM
War Dog
by ckiphen. 11/30/20 12:37 PM
I Miss America
by Marvin Adcock. 11/30/20 06:19 AM
Ande's Lyric Writing Tips
by AndeRasmussen. 11/30/20 05:58 AM
Who's Going to Hold Me etc. Mimmo, Travis, Yolande
by Travis david. 11/30/20 05:29 AM
I'm Here (Wonderful)
by Sunset Poet. 11/29/20 07:42 PM
I want to be your radio
by ckiphen. 11/29/20 02:28 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,836
Travis david 12,024
Kevin Emmrich 10,880
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,649
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,931
glynda 8,679
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
couchgrouch 7,911
Colin Ward 7,909
Corey 7,357
Vicarn 6,684
Mark Kaufman 6,586
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
ben willis 6,108
Lynn Orloff 5,788
niteshift 5,741
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,608
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,666
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,388
Roy Cooper 4,250
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,179
Cindy Miller 4,178
TamsNumber4 4,130
nightengale 4,096
MFB III 3,928
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,816
Dan Sullivan 3,710
beechnut79 3,682
E Swartz 3,596
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
Fdemetrio 2,958
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
Nigel Quin 2,865
MidniteBob 2,732
Sunset Poet 2,659
Nelson 2,608
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,242
Judy Hollier 2,232
Wendy D 2,221
Erica Ellis 2,202
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,027
maccharles 1,997
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
RogerS 1,473
Tom Franz 1,473
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
Deej56 1,372
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
Gerry 1,249
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,235
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
lane1777 1,200
AaronAuthier 1,177
summeoyo 1,172
Diane Ewing 1,158
joro 1,082
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
IronKnee 1,039
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
90 dB 953
9ne 947
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
Juan 797
TKO 784
Dayson 781
frahmes 781
ant 771
teletwang 762
Andy K 747
tbryson 737
Andy Kemp 734
Jackie444 731
JAPOV 718
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Irwin 681
Lee Arten 678
Moosesong 667
Pat Hardy 663
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
ckiphen 606
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
R&M 540
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 512
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
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
sweetsong 370
danny 367
Jim Ryan 360
Alek 358
papaG 353
Z - man 350
John K 348
JamesDF5 347
Jaden 344
ddreuter 341
TheBaz 340
Steggy 339
leif 339
tonedeaf 336
rickwork 334
Eddie Ray 332
Johnboy 328
Bob Lever 328
Helicon1 327
lucian 326
Muskie 321
kc 319
Z. Mulls 318
ptondreau 313
ONOFFON 312
Chris B. 310
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 294
markus-ky 292
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
pomeranj 289
Char 286
ktunes 285
mastrose 280
pammie 279
pd 277
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#1147531 - 01/05/19 11:00 AM MAN OF THE HOUR  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
A feeble attempt to liven things up around here. Where is everybody? crazy

https://www.songramp.com/musicsharing/listen/music_12367/

#1147542 - 01/05/19 10:19 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,596
E Swartz Online content
E Swartz  Online Content

Top 100 Poster

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,596
Ohio
Good evening Dave!

We're all still around, just in a new year's blase' orientation mode............trying to figure out how to jump start this next year, avoid some similar past mistakes, gear up for some ambitious ideas! The holidays are nice but they kind of make us lazy and a little apathetic ehh? Your Blues number was enjoyable with some nice pi-aner & leslie organ. Nice tune mate!

I went out tonight to watch three bands playing a benefit for a young local guitarist (24 yrs) who died a few days ago from an chest aneurysm. He had no life Ins, so the benefit was being held at a local pub to raise some money--a couple hundred folks showed up donating and getting free music, and the musicians were donating their time as well--a good time, but a sad time as well. The music was pretty heavy rock along with some nice Blues which I enjoyed the latter especially. I haven't been out to the bar scenes too often in the past twenty years much--but it felt very normal, accept the gals don't seem to notice you as much as they did 40 years ago.........hmm, I still noticed them..........now you know why I wrote that last song "Time." The truth comes out!

I agree Dave, we need to get the boys & girls back in the JPF saddle! Come on y'all get posting!

steady-eddie

#1147544 - 01/05/19 11:39 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Hi Eddie:

Young folks in the music scene without life insurance. An all to common story and a sad one. I wish I had the "answer" to the problem. Insurance is way too high. I hope the proceeds were sufficient to provide a bit of relief.

Thanks for listening. I noticed the link appears to work but the SongRamp Website appears to have some problems displaying the lyrics correctly. I sure hate to see "The Ramp" in that shape. Oh well, life goes on.

Later, ----Dave

#1147551 - 01/06/19 12:31 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 6,684
Vicarn Offline
Top 40 Poster
Vicarn  Offline
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 6,684
UK
Not really a blues fan Dave but it sounds interesting.
One distraction for me was the in your face percussion. Maybe could be turned down or add reverb or both.
But then, maybe that's how you like it.

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

#1147556 - 01/07/19 05:01 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,836
Calvin Online content
Top 10 Poster
Calvin  Online Content
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 19,836
Okeechobee, Florida U.S.A.
Hi Dave,


Good job here.
I enjoy what you're doing.
Yes, it's been slow....
I've always got a few small projects going, but can't decide what I want to do with them, I'm sure most would say TRASH THEM, but I'll keep tinkering wit it.

Have a good day.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1147558 - 01/07/19 08:24 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 4,909
Neil Cotton Offline
Top 50 Poster
Neil Cotton  Offline
Top 50 Poster

Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 4,909
Georgetown, ON,CANADA
Good blues right on theme of the blues...

As far as the forum, maybe people are hesitant to put them selves out there...hasn't stopped me. LOL
All are works in progress...I'm pleased to get feedback , good or bad.
Cheers JPF

#1148392 - 01/08/19 11:21 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Hi Vic:

Sorry for the tardy reply. Not a "blues fan"... LOL!... I never would have guessed. Regardless, I appreciate you taking time to listen. When I can get around to doing a re-cut of it, I promise to experiment with your idea.

If I could afford it, I would solve the recording problem by having someone with real talent do a demo for me... somebody like you or Zaneski... for instance! After completing and recording 1012 songs and with at least a half dozen still in the "oven"... I would run out of money pretty fast.

I really worry about our declining membership and what appears to be the rise in Spam and Trolls here at Brian's Place but I'm looking forward to your next song-post.

All the best, my friend.... and thanks for your great advice. ----Dave

#1148395 - 01/08/19 11:24 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Hey Calvin:

Thanks for listening, Buddy. From your comment, I suspect I'm not the only person here worried about how slow things appear to be at JPF. Maybe it's the "Calm before the Storm?"

Always good to hear from you. Got something cooking for us now?

Regards, ----Dave

#1148397 - 01/08/19 11:26 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Hi Neil:

Thanks for taking time to listen and comment. Slow is really "setting-in" lately... but, as you said... Folks have to "put themselves Out There"... if progress is to be made. Keep up the good work. ----Dave

#1148787 - 01/09/19 07:56 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 2,659
Sunset Poet Online content
Top 100 Poster
Sunset Poet  Online Content
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 2,659
Houston, Texas
Enjoyed it Dave.

Martin

#1148800 - 01/09/19 08:37 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 6,684
Vicarn Offline
Top 40 Poster
Vicarn  Offline
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 6,684
UK
Hi again Dave.
That was a sweeping statement of mine saying I wasn't a blues fan. I should qualify that by saying I don't like the "generic" 12 bar.
They all sound the same. Yours is not generic and your voice has good tone so in my ears, better. :-)
If you get someone to demo it needs a similar vocal tone imho. Not sure if mine or MZ's has that.

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

#1150073 - 01/16/19 08:00 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 12,024
Travis david Online content
Top 10 Poster
Travis david  Online Content
Top 10 Poster

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 12,024
Kendal, Cumbria .UK
I'm a blues fan so this was indeed music for the soul.
Keep em coming and a belated HAPPY NEW YEAR.
John

Last edited by Travis david; 01/16/19 08:01 AM.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1150078 - 01/16/19 09:38 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 4,909
Neil Cotton Offline
Top 50 Poster
Neil Cotton  Offline
Top 50 Poster

Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 4,909
Georgetown, ON,CANADA
The closed hi-hat was a bit too hot...otherwise a good blues tune....

#1150267 - 01/20/19 11:23 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 1,372
Deej56 Offline
Top 200 Poster
Deej56  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 1,372
Dave,

Good to hear some catchy blues in the MP3 forum—it’s been a while. Really like the piano work in this one—pulls the listener in. Enjoyed the listen!

Also, not sure why things are so slow—for my part, I’ve got nothing going. A number of melodies, but no lyrics . . . I have on g/v I recorded, but not sure I like it much, and another tune I’ve been playing with for what seems like months now with not much progress. Does that count as a slump? smile

Best regards,

Deej

#1150292 - 01/21/19 12:32 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 667
Moosesong Offline
Top 500 Poster
Moosesong  Offline
Top 500 Poster

Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 667
Roseville, CA, USA
I really like the piano and organ. They go well together and the piano playing is great. Nice song.


I fear that some signs
point to deESPERate times.
poison mushroom in full bloom
The last adult has left the room.
Music page
www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandid=707030

#1150296 - 01/21/19 03:32 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Thanks, Neil, Deej and Moosesong:

Feedback is always good. I really need to get back into my tiny little "studio" and give this song another try. Problem is... I have so many songs done earlier, needing attention... I'm starting a list for re-cuts. LOL! In a feeble attempt to keep the ball rolling in the right direction... I give priority to new song ideas. I think I've told everybody in the free world I keep a little tiny box full of one-line ideas for new songs and it has a third priority status for writing and recording time. Scraps of paper in a tiny box... sounds like the title for a song! Well, maybe not!

As one ages... the vocal chords begin to slip away (not that I ever considered myself a singer) but it causes me to have to re-cut most songs more than two or three times before I get a semi-acceptable result. Where is that "fountain of youth" when ya need it?

I wish I knew why things seem to be so slow here recently. Maybe the Holidays and all the NFL playoff games? Here's wishing all of you a great week. Maybe the "magic" of JPF will pick up again soon.

#1150862 - 02/12/19 08:56 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,997
maccharles Online content
Top 200 Poster
maccharles  Online Content
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,997
yeah, seeeee?....gang is all here, just doing other things.....like.....mowing the lawn, feeding the ardvark, paying the paperboy to take the paper back.

#1151657 - 03/17/19 12:55 PM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Dave Rice (D) Offline
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice (D)  Offline
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,831
Texas
Hi Mac:

Sorry I missed your comment. Hmmm... feeding the Aardvark has never been my favorite task... but we do what we must... LOL!

I didn't really want to let folks know I originally started to call this song, "STRIPPER" instead of "Man of the Hour" because the music is played with that sort of "dancing" in mind. A friend of mine from Chicago listened on another site and immediately said, "That's music for strippers!" He's the only one, so far, with the "ears" capable of recognizing the meaning of "Man of the Hour." So, to Neil's comment... the "high hat" will be staying.

Thanks for listening. Looking forward to your next song post.

----Dave

#1170222 - 10/23/20 12:56 AM Re: MAN OF THE HOUR [Re: Dave Rice (D)]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 1,372
Deej56 Offline
Top 200 Poster
Deej56  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 1,372
And here's a cool little blues number that Dave penned.


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
JKVercher, DjKodeRed, LindaR, MrMoyer, WilliamMahler
21298 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics121,092
Posts1,139,548
Members21,298
Average Posts Daily46
Most Online37,523
Jan 25th, 2020
Just Plain Quotes
"If you expect perfection from other humans, you'll always be disappointed. If you expect your preconceived notions about someone to be correct, in your mind, they always will be. If you require perfection from someone to break your preconceived notions, you will continue to live with your own personal prejudicial demons for the rest of your life, living in a self created state of ignorance." -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Andy Dinnell (49), bobsimpson23111 (68), debra manskey (62), rittsgirl (2020)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0