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Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn

Posted By: John W Selleck

Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/11/19 10:21 PM

Hi all this is my first co-write with Vic. I think he does a great job with it. Let us know what you think please:

https://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold/louisiana-woman

Louisiana Woman

Shadows------------------------------{Chorus
Shadows in the night
Souls in limbo
Troubled by their plight
Louisiana woman
Haunts’ my dreams
Louisiana woman
Ain't what she seems

Gypsy moon is hidin’
In the clouds above
Blood red when it peeks through
Warns me of her love
Louisiana woman
Peerin’ at her cards
Workin’ on her spells
Puttin’ chains on my heart

Shadows------------------------------{Chorus
Shadows in the night
Souls in limbo
Troubled by their plight
Louisiana woman
Hauntin’ my dreams
Louisiana woman
Ain't what she seems

Spanish moss is swayin’
Bayou’s callin’ me
Knowin’ if I answer
I’ll never be free
Somebody save me
From her evil ways
If I let her tempt me
I’ll be there to stay

Shadows------------------------------{Chorus
Shadows in the night
Souls in limbo
Troubled by their plight
Louisiana woman
Hauntin’ my dreams
Louisiana woman
Ain't what she seems

Instrumental Break

Shadows------------------------------{Chorus
Shadows in the night
Souls in limbo
Troubled by their plight
Louisiana woman
Hauntin’ my dreams
Louisiana woman
Ain't what she seems

Louisiana woman
Ain't what she seems

Copyright 2019 John W. Selleck/Vic Arnold
Posted By: Gavin Sinclair

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/11/19 10:46 PM

Nice! Vic certainly captured that Cajun feel, and there is a spooky quality to it.

Vic seemed to have to rush this line a little to squeeze it in: "Need someone to save me"

Would it be easier as "Will somebody save me?" Or just put the stress on some instead of need and move need to the previous beat.

Enjoyed it John. It's a good fun lyric.
Posted By: John W Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 12:25 AM

Hi Gavin,
Thanks for the listen, glad you like it. I certainly did. I'll leave that line up to Vic, if he wants to change it's fine with me. I try to be an "Easy" co-writer.
Posted By: lane1777

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 04:08 AM

I just love all this John and Vic vocals and the music, great song,
written well, but I new it would be,,, Lane
Posted By: Deej56

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 05:32 AM

John (and Vic),

Always so clean when it comes to a Vic production . . . love the percussion, love the vocal. Nice touches on the harmonies. Terrific instrumental.

Personally, I don’t think that Vic did a great job with this . . .

I think he did an awesome job with this. Well, well done, boys. Enjoyed it a ton!

Humble regards,

Deej
Posted By: John W Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 07:52 AM

Hi Deej,
Thanks for the visit and the "Awesome" comments. I agree and was I am very happy Vic agreed to do this one with me.
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 10:04 AM

Thanks Gavin.
That line has been nagging at me vitals. I was going with the fiddle shuffle rhythm.
I will change it now that someone else has noticed. The accent should be on "some".
Your nudge is appreciated.

Vic
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 03:03 PM

Fixed, Gavin.

Vic
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 03:04 PM

Thank you Lane. It was fun to do.

Vic
Posted By: Dave Rice

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 03:07 PM

Hey Vic and John:

Great co-write. Zydeco (Cajun) can be fun... and equally difficult... but you two "swam" through this one better'n a south Louisiana Gator. Enjoyed the song and pleased to see some collaboration going on between two talents here at JPF.

All the best, ----Dave
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 04:27 PM

Deej, you silver tongue devil you. Haha!
Thanks for that. You're getting good yourself at that production lark.

Vic
Posted By: Michael LeBlanc

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/12/19 09:48 PM

gotta play this at the fais do do,Louisiana women,i know all about em.I really like this John & Vic.
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 01:34 AM

Thanks to you John too for giving me a shot at it.
Vic
Posted By: John W Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 01:52 AM

Thanks Deej,
Since I haven't played any instruments since 1968, I came back from sunny southeast Asia with cracked and scarred eardrums and was told I would never play or sing again, I look for lots of co-writes. And I am very glad Vic took me up on it. He does excellent work. I have made lots of demos because of BIAB and having a top notch studio guy who could have ruined his ears listening to me "Sing" the melody. After a year of this he told my pitch was almost totally back. Now, after running a karaoke in Thailand for a year, I actually have fans from all over the world who used to come in just to hear me sing, so they told me. I ain't so sure about that, it mighta been the booze talkin'.
Posted By: John W Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 01:53 AM

Hey Michael,
Thanks for the listen and the kind words. This is especially nice from a down home boy. I have been know to do a bit of swing, especially to Cajun music.
Posted By: John W Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 10:34 AM

It's been my pleasure Vic, Thank you so much.
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 01:18 PM

Hi there Dave.
Glad you had fun with this.

Vic
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 03:46 PM

Thanks Michael. You should know.
See you there.
Vic
Posted By: John Lawrence Schick

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 03:57 PM

Excellent guys! Sounds like a hit!

Best, John smile
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/13/19 07:14 PM

Thank you John.
That's on my Christmas wish list.

Vic
Posted By: John W. Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/14/19 05:31 AM

Hi John S,
Thanks a lot, means so much coming from you. Now to find it a home.
Posted By: Travis david

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/19/19 06:47 AM

John and Vic this is a real winner, great collab hope to hear more from you both
John
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 12/19/19 09:51 PM

Thanks Travis.
Another one coming soon.

Vic
Posted By: MFB III

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 01/13/20 06:29 AM

Took me right back down to Nawllins and that sweet southern gal that I fell so hard for.
you two make such a great team in the way you compliment each other in your work.
The gal I knew wasn't evil but she had a sweet, impish grin...Heh,Heh<heh, Thanks for the memory~Matt
Posted By: Vicarn

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 01/16/20 09:12 PM

Thanks Matt.
Good you have sweet memories.

Vic
Posted By: John W. Selleck

Re: Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn - 01/16/20 11:28 PM

Hi Matt,
Thanks for the listen and glad you like it. Actually those sweet ones are the ones you need to worry about. See my lyric "Her Heart is Just a Legend".
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