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Alabama Waterfall

Posted By: Calvin

Alabama Waterfall - 02/05/18 05:14 PM


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

Alabama Waterfall
words and music by C. Stewart ( Jan 11, 2018
)

We live out here
In this old bus
Wife and the dogs
All nine of us

Hair is a flowin'
Down my back
It's all grey where
It used to be black

CHORUS......
Hey, ya'all
I got a Alabama waterfall

Alabama Waterfall
Nothin' on the side
Some call me Merle
Some call me Clyde

I drank my paycheck
Lost my car
Guess I left it
Down at the bar

Hair is a flowin'
Down my back
It's all grey where
It used to be black

Repeat CHORUS.....

I like Willie and
I don't like rap
Take a few tokes
It's time for a nap

Hair is a flowin'
Down my back
It's all grey where
It used to be black

Repeat CHORUS.....
Posted By: David Snyder

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/05/18 08:50 PM


Another fun one, for sure!!

smile
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/05/18 09:09 PM

I think an appropriate response is LOL.

Where does it all come from?

Vic
Posted By: TC Perkins

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/05/18 09:09 PM

Fun eclectic southern kinda song with a sparse arrangement that keeps you focused on the lyrics.

The lyrics are the high point of this song. I would have liked the drums to reach out and hit me a bit harder in the mix (the cymbals are fine).

You mix want to consider more reverb EQed with some of the highs cut to give it a dark sound. I am not sure how it would sound but I am hearing a "Blacksnake Moan" kinda vibe in this. It might be fun to play around and see how it sounds (not a crit just something I am hearing).

Off the beaten path to be sure!

Peace,
TC
Posted By: Wendy D

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/05/18 11:43 PM

Oh my goodness, LMAO!

You done it up.

Some call me Merle, some call me Clyde. Two of many aliases I am sure.

This might be my new fave.
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 02:08 AM

Hi David,


I appreciate you dropping in to listen.
Thanks.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Martin Lide

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:36 AM

HBO or Netflix has got something coming up that needs this for the series intro. I dunno what, but sum'thin.

One of my life's little pleasures is seeing that you posted up a new song Calvin.

Martin
Posted By: kevinism

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 11:48 AM

Fun .. love the lyrics and the spacey country feel! Strange and weird, but in a good way!

Enjoyed it,

Kevin
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:17 PM

Hello Vic,


Thanks for giving this a spin.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:18 PM

Hi TC,


THANK YOU for listening & for your thoughts on it all, I'll certainly look at it.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:19 PM

Hello Wendy,


Thank you for taking the time to listen and glad you got a laugh from it all.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:20 PM

Hi Martin,


Thanks, you're too kind.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 03:21 PM

Hello Kevin,


Thanks, much appreciated !
Have a good day.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Ricki E. Bellos

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/06/18 07:28 PM

Hey ya'll! What a great afternoon pick-me-up! Calvin, so glad to see you've put that reference to good use. If anyone could, it would be you!

Ricki
Posted By: Deej56

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/07/18 05:22 AM

Calvin,

I think Martin nailed it--sounds just like a song that accompanies the opening credits of cutting edge TV show. Just a great piano riff that pulls this all together. Sweet!

Deej
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/07/18 12:20 PM

Hi Ricki,


Always nice to see ya, thanks for the kind words.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: floyd jane

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/07/18 02:07 PM

Calvin,

Clever. As always.

That was a new term for me, but you made me realize what it was from your writing. Impressive.

fj
Posted By: E Swartz

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 03:33 AM

Calvin,

Might just be my new fav of yours! Great simple lines that are clever taboot!

steady-eddie
Posted By: Dave Rice

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 01:13 PM

Winner, winner... Chicken Dinner:

Calvin... I think you've done some of your best work with "Alabama Waterfall." If you have "avenues or inroads" into the hallowed halls of any of the Nashville "Labels"... Toby Keith could make you a very wealthy man with this one.

I can hear this thing "tearing up the listeners" on a good "Country Radio Station" not associated with "Clear Channel"... or whatever disguise they use these days. Thanks for providing me with some of the best entertainment I've heard in a week. Pure genius, Mr. C! ----Dave
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 03:52 PM

Hello Deej,


Thank you very much, I appreciate you taking the time to listen.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 03:54 PM

Hi Floyd,


Good to see ya, THANKS !
Hey, it was a NEW term to me also, I thank Wendy for it !


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 03:55 PM

Hello Eddie,


T H A N K S.................................... a Million !


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/08/18 03:58 PM

Hello Dave,


Thank you so very much, I sure appreciate the kind words.

Glad you could enjoy something like this :-)

No, I have ZERO "avenues or inroads" to anywhere !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: lane1777

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/09/18 04:12 AM

I almost missed this song too ! Hey Calvin...I think this is one of my favs from you...lol glad I found this and gave it a spin.
your the best at surprise ... Lane
Posted By: RainyDayMan

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/09/18 05:39 AM

That's right good, sho nough smile
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/09/18 09:39 PM

Hi Lane,


Always nice to have you pop in here, THANKS a bunch for listening.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/09/18 09:40 PM

Hello Owen,


Thank you for tuning in to this song, much appreciated.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Travis david

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/10/18 07:53 AM

I'm with him Calvin I don't like rap either, but alas no hair on my back
Good one
Travbis
Posted By: Nelson

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/10/18 05:00 PM

Hey another good one Calvin.

I really like that part panned to the left... sounds like electric guitar or something...

Good idea to carry it through out the song.
Posted By: Gavin Sinclair

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/10/18 05:36 PM

Calvin, as usual, I can't really say why I love this so much! I just do. You are definitely one of a kind.
Posted By: Scott Campbell

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/11/18 02:16 AM

I saw the title and your name and thought, "Is Calvin actually writing something about a waterfall in Alabama?"

LOL - you got me.

I actually had to google this to find out if it was a real thing or something you made up. grin

Very funny, Calvin grin

Scott
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/11/18 09:04 AM

Hello Travis,


Thanks for taking a few minutes to listen & comment.
Have a good day.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/11/18 09:14 AM

Hello Mister Nelson,


ALWAYS good to see you, THANKS for stopping by.
LEFT - yes, thanks


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/11/18 09:16 AM

Hi Gavin,


Hope you're doing well, THANKS a lot for listening.
You might be better off to NOT say why you like it :-)
But I'm glad you do.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/11/18 09:21 AM

Hello Scott,

Good to see ya !
That term was new to me too, but it sounded interesting, so I went with it.
Glad you could enjoy this :-)


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart
Posted By: Janice_and_Bud

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/16/18 08:49 PM

We could hear this as the credits from a series like Justified rolled by.

You have an obvious penchant and talent for writing cool off beat lyrics but you also have a knack for building the perfect backing tracks for the lyric, vocal and overall feel.

Sorta channeling your Southern Gothic here!

Really enjoyed it.

J&B
Posted By: Calvin

Re: Alabama Waterfall - 02/17/18 11:21 AM

Hello Janice & Bud,


Thanks for tuning in and for being so kind.
Have a great weekend.


Calvin


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