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Long time no see but some of you may remember, Mike LeBlanc on here.
Well he sent me a lyric recently which I changed a little and put a vocal, melody & some tracks to it.
Both of us like to do sombre so was a pleasure to do.
Maybe you could be so kind to give us your opinion

https://on.soundcloud.com/24z5P

A Graveside Flower © 2023 Mike LeBlanc & Vic Arnold

I've learned to laugh through the pain
Only cry in the rain
On a wish and a prayer let my life not go to waste
I've learned to roll with the ages
As I turn my life's pages
While I am well aware I've reached the final stage

And as my life comes full circle, I close my eyes
My soul now possesses all the power
And onward to that kingdom I know of in the skies
And for you I'll leave behind a graveside flower
For you I'll leave behind a graveside flower

I've done the best that I could do
Maybe not all I needed to
My trials and tribulations now are done
I've found the light in the darkness
To shine when I felt hopeless
I've seen my revelation and my heart and soul are one

And as my life comes full circle I close my eyes
My soul now possesses all the power
And onward to that kingdom I know of in the skies
And for you I leave behind a graveside flower
For you I leave behind a graveside flower


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

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Absolutely loving this Vic! smile

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Beautiful tribute Vic.

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There is a lot to like about this song

Really nice opening ...

great production...reminds me of Alison Krauss & Union Station

Excellent lyric

Perfect voice for the song's concept

Needs to get on the radio

Steve

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Is Bluegrass big in the UK?

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Sounds like a sync song that fits a Net Flix western movie
Cool song man

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Thanks Japov.
I love that you love it. A little different to what you normally do so I appreciate 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

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Hi and thank you sir.

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

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Only in small pockets, Japov.
Not enough of that type of musician to go around.

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

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Well thanks, Steve.
Those are encouraging words.

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

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Thanks Ben.

I love westerns.

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

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Love it. A real Bluegrass feel to this. The kind of stuff I hear a lot round here. I particularly like the fiddle fills between vocal phrases.

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Hi Gavin.
Thanks. I bet they know how to play it too.

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

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Wow two winners in à many listens.

Feeling the humanity.

Nice work guys

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I hesitate to ask who the other winner was but thanks for your encouraging comment, Fdemetrio.

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

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Hi Vic,
I've listened to this song a couple of times now and honestly, I think there is not much that can be improved. You really nailed it. The instrumentation, the vocals, the songwriting... everything sounds so good. The melody and some of the lines get stuck in your ears the more often you hear it. Well done!

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Thanks Rob. I hope it grows on you.

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


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