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by jamir
July 26th, 2009, 9:40 pm
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG week 39
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: SSG week 39

whoops !!! ok back to the drawing board... in the words of "ol Nick" himself.... if i have to explain it, re write it
Thanks for the comments , but i think it is "bin time" for this one
by jamir
July 26th, 2009, 2:34 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: Y7 W39 - Me And Ol' Beelzebub.
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Re: Y7 W39 - Me And Ol' Beelzebub.

Hi there Vic, love the lyrics, but I do not envy you singing the beelzebub in a song .... was trying it out and found it a serious tongue twister for me Also was it intentional to be in the dead in the first verse and not quite in the next ??? Was just trying to figure out which order all this happe...
by jamir
July 26th, 2009, 2:23 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG week 39
Replies: 8
Views: 970

SSG week 39

Hello, well this was fun !!!! but I could never see me recording it ... a bit rapper for me, but all I could come up with. I found myself floating on a cloud of silver white, in the dead of night , not a soul in sight but there was the light I'd heard so much about but I had some doubt Who was that ...
by jamir
July 18th, 2009, 12:42 pm
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG 36
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

Re: SSG 36

OK took all the suggestions pasted them into my lyrics and suddenly a lot of it changed, so please if you have the time have a look before I get going on the recording .... Hey there Vic... can always do with your 2c worth !!!! :D Oh it also has a title now LOL Forever more SSG7 Wk 36 Ja'mir Hello ,...
by jamir
July 18th, 2009, 9:52 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG 36
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

Re: SSG 36

Thanks so much Chris...... such nice people here !!!!!! will re work it tomorrow when I have written all these great ideas out. Watch this space :D
by jamir
July 18th, 2009, 7:56 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG 36
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

Re: SSG 36

Excellent suggestion... thanks :idea:
by jamir
July 18th, 2009, 6:45 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG 36
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

Re: SSG 36

Thanks for your input James , much appreciated... i was once told by Nick if i had to explain it, re write it :lol: The first verse is the MAN... and the second is the WOMAN.... he is asking her for the first dance as a married couple at the reception . He is scared of the commitment he has just mad...
by jamir
July 18th, 2009, 3:49 am
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: SSG 36
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

SSG 36

SSG Week 36 your task this week is....to write a song for the bride and groom to dance to. Hello , would you like to come and let me hold you in my arms For the dance that will become the dreams we share forever more Tomorrow is a new day, and these thoughts I share with you because forever is a lon...
by jamir
July 24th, 2008, 10:39 pm
Forum: Guitar Noise Songwriting Club
Topic: Help needed.... i'm a little rusty
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Re: Help needed.... i'm a little rusty

Thanks John,

Still scratching my head over this one :?
by jamir
July 21st, 2008, 5:14 am
Forum: Guitar Noise Songwriting Club
Topic: My Lyrics - What do you think?
Replies: 7
Views: 2349

Re: My Lyrics - What do you think?

Hi'a No it is not that bad at all. I like the chorus, very jingley like one would imagine Tom to sing. I do have a bit of a problem with the verses. Great for poetry but not so great to sing. Let me explain. Who , said the gardener to the lady Will you stay for a while? Will you bring me a cup of su...
by jamir
July 21st, 2008, 5:02 am
Forum: Guitar Noise Songwriting Club
Topic: Help needed.... i'm a little rusty
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Help needed.... i'm a little rusty

Hi'a back again after a very long time away, in a country with DSL..... and time to get back to my song writing which is very rusty. I think the chorus could have a really great hook line, but I am not sure about the verses. Any comments would be greatly appreciated. :P Did I walk in your shoes - ©...
by jamir
April 19th, 2007, 7:04 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Kwela
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Kwela means "get up" in Xhosa / Zulu , and what happened was...... ..in the old days they used to put the penny whistlers on the street corners everywhere so when they heard or saw the police coming to check for illegal drugs or 'shabeeens' ( illegal beer halls) they would start playing and the peop...
by jamir
April 19th, 2007, 5:14 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Kwela
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Sure, Kwela originated in south Africa in the 50's played on a penny whistle through the side of the mouth. Avery african township contagious sound with a jazz influence !!!!!!.. Look up Juluka Kwela man !!!!
by jamir
April 19th, 2007, 2:13 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Kwela
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Kwela

I am trying to learn 'Kwela' style on the guitar, anyone got some tab I can learn to get myself going ??

Thanx
Ja'mir
by jamir
February 24th, 2007, 7:56 pm
Forum: Sunday Songwriters Group
Topic: Y5 W16 - New Direction (With MP3)
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

I think you got something good here Vic, THe different length lines threw me a bit to start with and i had to re read the verses to try and get a solid rhythm , still not sure now, but in saying that ....... enjoyed reading the lyrics anyway. The only line that stood out as forced rhyme was On the g...