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Southern Sounds

Give me some o' that southern rock
mix it with some rythym and blues
hey y'all now don't forget
some country attitude
anything from gimme three steps
to them Haggard song's of truth
nothing like them old sweet songs
to get you in the mood

Play me a song bout Curtis Lowe
with a green grass high tides view
don't forget bout the CDB
that stuff kicks like a mule
from Molly Hatchett to the Van Zandts
and don't forget that Allman crew
get me dancing to some Blackfoot
yeah, you know you love em too

Chorus

So play me some of them southern sounds
play some country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' southern sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with that country attitude








Last edited on Sun Jul 6th, 2008 04:09 pm by RedinFla

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Barry coming together you got all my favorites in there... Maybe you can find a spot for "Ozark Moutain Daredevils" in there..."If you want to get to heaven"  The Blackfoot reference made me think of "Train Train" and the harmonica part... then I thought of "Ozark Mountain Daredevils"

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Great job and you work fast!!:)

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SongWriter2947 wrote: Barry coming together you got all my favorites in there... Maybe you can find a spot for "Ozark Moutain Daredevils" in there..."If you want to get to heaven"  The Blackfoot reference made me think of "Train Train" and the harmonica part... then I thought of "Ozark Mountain Daredevils"
I love that harmonica part in Train Train, but my fav by them would have to be Highway Song.

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Thanks Tricia, yeah it goes like that for me sometimes, when something hits me, I hit it right back so to speak.

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 Added a bridge..... And changed a word here and there in the verses.....
I can almost hear it played, anyone else feeling this one?


Southern Sounds

Give me some o' that southern rock
mix it with some rythym and blues
hey y'all now don't forget
some country attitude
anything from gimme three steps
to them Haggard song's of truth
nothing like them old sweet songs
to get you in the mood

Play me a song bout Curtis Lowe
with a green grass high tides view
don't forget bout the CDB
that stuff kicks like a mule
from Molly Hatchett to the Van Zandts
and don't forget that Allman crew
get me dancing to some Blackfoot
yeah, you know you love em too

Chorus

So play me some of them southern sounds
play some country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' southern sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with that country attitude


Bridge ?

Listen folks to what I got to say
if it ain't for you, well that's co ooh ol
but as for me and all my friends
that southern rock will always rule



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Barry let mess with the guitar on this and see if any thing clicks.

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Way cool Rob, no pressure, but I think this is right up your alley. Would love to do this one with you.

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Still playing with it... if you have more lyrics keep posting. Let me ask you a question? Do we want to take the rout of being inclusive of all southern influnce... say go back to "Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys" Hank Williams Sr, Bill Haley up to the the late 70's or so? Just brain storming. When Rick and I wrote "If we don't blow it" I drew some material for the song from actual historical events. Up to you let me know. Sometimes this approach takes on a life of its own and some surpising things happen.

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I hadn't thought about it that way Rob, I think I would rather stick to things that people our age could relate to from their youth, late 60's and primarly the 70's. To me that was some of the best music ever.

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I was also thinking that what I wrote for a possible bridge may work better for a first verse, maybe not those exact lines but something simiar.

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No problem will go with it.

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BTW...I agree it was the best.:D

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Yep, there are probably some who would argue the point, and maybe it's just because I have so many memories of youth tied to some of that music, what ever the reason for the feeling, it;s exactly how I feel. It's just good time music to me.

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I'm going to lay down a sample track and see if this the direction we want to go in.. I'll need to reboot and free up memory so I'll be back on later.

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Rob, what do you think of?............

I was at the local tavern
for a burger and a brew
when a girl at the jukebox said
do ya want to hear some tunes

I said
play me some of them southern sounds
play some country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' southern sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with a country attitude

Give me some o' that southern rock
mixed with some rythym and blues
hey girl now don't forget
some country attitude
anything from gimme three steps
to them Haggard song's of truth
nothing like them old sweet songs
to get you in the mood

Play me a song bout Curtis Lowe
with a green grass high tides view
don't forget bout the CDB
that stuff kicks just like a mule
from Molly Hatchett to the Van Zandts
and don't forget that Allman crew
we'll be dancing to some ol' Blackfoot
yeah, you know you love em too

So play me some of them southern sounds
play some country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' southern sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with a country attitude


Last edited on Mon Jul 7th, 2008 12:08 am by RedinFla

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That looks like its shaping up Barry... I like the change at the beginning. BTW here is a rough sample on on a music direction. Let me know if it sounds Southern Rock enough. This is just a scratch track so it will have to be redone when we complete writing the lyrics and I complete the chord arrangement.

Here it is: http://soundclick.com/share?songid=6696026

 

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I forgot to ask... you any good at the finger whistle? I never could get that down. This song can't be complete with out one. If you can't I look for a wave file.

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I never could do that finger whistling either. Should be able to find a wav file for it. Where would it go? How long should it be, I'll look for it too.

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Did you listen to the song sample above?

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Oh yeah I'm sorry, yeah I liked the music too. I ws playing on audacity earlier while writing verses, and had a different melody but this works fine.

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LOL! Ok bro!

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I'll send what I did any way, but just a warning it's pretty rough

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Alright let me check my mail.

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Got it Barry.. The melody is good but the tempo is going to be to slow. Remember the word count will be important. The current tempo on the song now is 140pbm with one verse. If we run 3 verses and 2 chorus it will be in the 3:25 to 3:50 minute range if shorten the intro. Remember the post where you talked about words per gallon. Will need to look at that as we write this lyric. I say we finish up the lyrics and tweak them, then revist the music. I think will make better progress that way.

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SongWriter2947 wrote: Got it Barry.. The melody is good but the tempo is going to be to slow. Remember the word count will be important. The current tempo on the song now is 140pbm with one verse. If we run 3 verses and 2 chorus it will be in the 3:25 to 3:50 minute range if shorten the intro. Remember the post where you talked about words per gallon. Will need to look at that as we write this lyric. I say we finish up the lyrics and tweak them, then revist the music. I think will make better progress that way.
I don't think there's much more to say as far as the lyric goes, it's fairly simple. Can you give me an idea where we will need to be for sylable counts and line amounts to fit the music, so we can start trimming it up some?

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Barry I'll get a better idea when I work out the chorus. Let me work with it this week and see where we are next weekend.

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Sounds good Rob, let me know what you need me to do. My wife has been gone for 6 days, and she just got home, so I better go spend some time with her.

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LOL!! If your a smart man you will. Catch up with you later.

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Latest lyrics

I was at the local tavern
for a burger and a brew
when a girl at the jukebox said
do ya want to hear some tunes

play me some of them southern sounds
with that country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' southern sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with a country attitude

Give me some o' that southern rock
mixed with some rythym and blues
hey girl now don't forget
some country attitude
anything from gimme three steps
to them Haggard song's of truth
nothing like them old sweet songs
to get you in the mood

Play me a song bout Curtis Lowe
with a green grass high tides view
don't forget bout the CDB
that stuff kicks just like a mule
from Molly Hatchett to the Van Zandts
and don't forget that Allman crew
we'll be dancing to some ol' Blackfoot
yeah, you know you love em too

So play me some of them southern sounds
with that country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' sweet sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with a country attitude

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Does anyone have a preference of one chorus or the other? Any opinions would be greatly appreciated............

Old
So play me some of them southern sounds
with that country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' sweet sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
so play me some o' them southern sounds
with a country attitude

Possible New
Play some kick ass southern sounds
with that country atti i tu u ude
yeah turn it up and crank it loud
n just fall into the groove
Ain't nothing like them ol' sweet sounds
to drive away your blue ooh ooh's
play them kick ass southern sounds
with their country attitude

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Well, I prefer the old version, but how about

Play em loud those southern sounds


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