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Raystrack
Raystrack
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Joined: Aug 13, 2007
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Re: SSG Wk3 - Midland Town

Ray I like both versions. I found it reminded me of Ray Davies Thanks John. It is actually quite a mash-up. Once again I started trying to emulate ...

15 years ago
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Re: SSG6 Week 3 - Lament for the Red Serge

This may not be your 'bag' but I had thoughts of a play on the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse / finding something that rhymes with apocalypse. Also ...

15 years ago
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Re: Y6week3 where clouds were a blanket

A boy of eight is lying lowIn a garden deserted, next to a windowOf a basement where a painter gathers his belongingsHe mutters lines of a letterHe on...

15 years ago
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Re: SSG 6 - Discussion 1 - The chicken or the egg?

The songs I'm happy with all started as riffs and chord progressions. Melodies came easily: lyrics were hard work. For me, inventing and playing the ...

15 years ago
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Re: SSG Wk3 - Midland Town

like Tears for Fears, the music removes some substance in the lyrics. Thanks for the comments. The song is light-hearted and the arrangement a music...

15 years ago
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Re: Third time lucky? UK Get-together? 2008?

I've only just read this thread as I normally just look at the Songwriting forum.I'd be happy to attend and Birmingham is fine my me. I'd probably no...

15 years ago
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Re: hello from canada!

Welcome! Canada sets a high bar for songwriters - some of my favourites. Must be those snowed-in Winters :lol: Looking forward to your contributio...

15 years ago
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Just a rhythm beater who plays for fun. Like John Lennon :lol:I take it that's Georgia USA?Welcome aboard - try the Sunday Songwriters Group.Ray

15 years ago
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Re: SSG6 Week 3 - Lament for the Red Serge

It's a good story line and the use of the mounties names as the chorus is good as a memorial - like Biko. I've read it through a few times to try met...

15 years ago
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Re: Whippoorwill Hill

That's lovely. We don't have these birds here but I remember the old song I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry. james Taylor mentions a loon but I don't know...

15 years ago
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Re: bit of a kick in the

My friends' band has just had a demo professionally recorded and the engineer used an SM58. It may be worth boosting the signal with a small preamp.

15 years ago
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Re: WK50 - Chorus from Raystrack

hey.your postcard of a lighthouse turned out pretty different form my idea;-)(well, anyway, of course it would be totally different... this postcard h...

15 years ago
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Re: SSG 6 / SCW 1 - Who and Why?

I'm Ray. I've been playing piano and guitar since the 60s and writing songs since the 80s.I get to play quite regularly as there is a thriving music ...

15 years ago
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