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#757362 - 10/05/09 07:46 PM Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo  
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I think my demo of Churches, Flowersops and Bars got zero replies here so let's see if this one does better, haha. smile

http://www.songramp.com/mod/mps/viewtrack.php?trackid=75115

Where the Miles Fall Off the Map

When an evenin’ mist is hangin’
Low upon the mountainside
Then I head out on the highway
Turn my Harley loose and ride

All them cops and low speed limits
Make my iron horse seem trapped
So I take a road, follow my own code
Where the miles fall off the map

When at home I can’t help thinkin’
Women got the best of me
If I stay alone and bitter
Whiskey gets the rest of me

so I keep on racin’ forward
Where the past can’t close the gap
I lose yesterday, on a lost highway
Where the miles fall off the map

Let it go full throttle…let the wind blow back my hair
Lord, I feel alive, doin’ 95
Nights’ll let a lonely spirit dance where days won’t dare

Sometimes in the foggy darkness
I feel shadows chasin’ me
In the cold light of tomorrow
There’ll be mem’ries facin’ me

Emptiness is weighin’ on me
And a weaker man might snap
I outrun my tears, when I disappear
Where the miles fall off the map

Where the miles fall off the map
Where the miles fall off the map…

©2009 Cameron Earnshaw/Robert George

Last edited by couchgrouch; 10/05/09 07:46 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
#757513 - 10/06/09 09:09 AM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: couchgrouch]  
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I actually didn't click on the mp3 of this song at first (saw it in the mp3 feedback forum), because didn't care so much for the lyrics, but when you mentioned "Churches, Flowershops and Bars", I decided to have a listen and see if this was similar ;-)
The music for both is catchy, but I like this one better, music-wise. Lyrics-wise, the other one scores more content points. But this one has a better title.

#757601 - 10/06/09 03:37 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: sparrow]  
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ok...I'll go with that, haha. for all the songs/lyrics posted here it's rarely discussed whether a song would ever actually be sung by an artist. I tend to agree with your critique, though. I kind of think they're both fairly commercial with a few artful thoughts in there, too. 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
#757636 - 10/06/09 05:49 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Very cool write Rob. This is where you find the riders version of runners high.......Where the miles fall off the map. I wanted to listen to it but it looks as if you've removed it from songramp


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But I'm not musicaly inclined
#757645 - 10/06/09 06:11 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: Barry Williams]  
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no, it's there in a new mix...curse my technical ignorance!!

http://www.songramp.com/mod/mps/viewtrack.php?trackid=75121


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
#757651 - 10/06/09 06:27 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Thanks Rob, I just assumed it was me that was technicaly ignorant. I like it even more now that I've heard it. I knew I would like this part....

Let it go full throttle…let the wind blow back my hair
Lord, I feel alive, doin’ 95
Nights’ll let a lonely spirit dance where days won’t dare

The last line in particular, but the whole tune lends itself to a freedom and peace only found behind a set of handlebars. Nice work by the both of you. Keep em coming

By the way I've been away for awhile, I wanted to thank you for letting us use your "Long May You Ride" last year at my freinds funeral.



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But I'm not musicaly inclined
#757890 - 10/07/09 02:29 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: Barry Williams]  
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Barry, that's quite alright...it's both sad and an honor for the song to be heard in that way.


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
#758277 - 10/08/09 04:42 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: couchgrouch]  
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I rarely bump my stuff but this is a featured song on American Songwriter's homepage. smile

http://www.americansongwriter.com/

bummer...I waited too long. it was on there like 8 hours and now it's gone. frown

Last edited by couchgrouch; 10/08/09 04:44 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
#758283 - 10/08/09 04:55 PM Re: Where the Miles Fall Off the Map demo [Re: couchgrouch]  
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That explains why I couldn't find it. Great song regardless, and congratulations on the feature.


I'm inclined to be musical
But I'm not musicaly inclined

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