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string1399 03-21-2016 08:59 PM

Poor Wayfarin' Stranger
 
Once again, Martin D15, Tascam D-05, and me. Hope you enjoy. Feel free to comment.


slowesthand 03-22-2016 08:54 AM

very nice, comforting

Arthur Blake 03-22-2016 09:16 AM

Sounds good.

I like the way you arranged the chords and your voice has sincerity to keep it interesting and compelling.

martingitdave 03-22-2016 10:43 AM

Sounds good! Maybe consider leveling the vocal and guitar tracks. Guitar seems a bit hot.

string1399 03-22-2016 11:06 AM

Thanks for the very nice comments. It's basically one track. I'll see how I can re-position the mic to get a better mix.

Riverwolf 03-23-2016 06:38 PM

Very nice, I really like this song and your version!
How interesting I just put down my guitar after a 20 min session with just this song.
Mine is a heavy pick attack style in the Carter vein.
Slow with hard single notes.
I like how yours opens with the chord strumming.
Honestly I like your version better.

rokdog49 03-24-2016 07:22 AM

I like your version. Very similar to the way we do it. We add a mandolin as there are two of us and it sounds awesome together. Sometimes we do it with a harp. Either way, it's a great old standard.

string1399 03-24-2016 08:14 AM

Emmylou Harris did a great version of it back in the 70s (I believe). My version is loosely based on that.

GibbyPrague 03-24-2016 08:16 AM

Yes, very solid and done with feeling. I only just heard this song over weekend as was suggested to me. Also tried to sing it and enjoyed it.

I agree with some others, would have liked to have the voice much more out the front in the mix, would have given the emotion even stronger feel.

Mobilemike 03-24-2016 07:26 PM

Great performance!

If you're recording with just the built in mics on the Tascam, try getting them a little closer to your mouth next time and a little farther from the guitar. In this recording the guitar sounds very up front and the voice sounds a little more distant, and I think a lot of people (myself included) would prefer the other way around.

Nice job though!
-Mike

flatbaroque 03-25-2016 12:46 AM

I love to sing that song.Your version was excellent.Thanks for posting!

Dominick 03-25-2016 10:57 AM

Sounds like you've captured that "Cold Mountain vibe". Well done and very enjoyable listening.


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