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Old 05-13-2018, 06:46 PM
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Default What Are your Originals Named.??

Over the years I have come up with 18 or so original tunes, and that isn't many compared to many of you. I don't sing. I strum and I play melodic notes.

The first tune that came to me came to me quick. I was at work in 1987 and a good friend from college(actually a vocational institute) called to say that our good friend had died in a car crash that morning. My buddy in the crash helped me along musically and he was a good bass player. And yes, as always in these things, he was the salt of the earth.

I finished my work day and I couldn't wait to get to my guitar. I basically prayed that something original would come to me, and it did in a very simple and fine way. A nice bass line between C and a lazy F. It continued up the neck to a point where I could "mimic" the crash with musical chaos. Very dear to me as my eyes water at 56 years old.

I named it ... Song for Pete. Cliche'. A perfect cliche'.

Another couple of titles to my playing are...

The Climb Out and Morning In Maine

Would you kindly post up 2 or 3 titles of your originals.?? Add a story if you wish. A happy one, okay.?? LOL Hey, it ain't funny.!!! Yes it is. Pete would have laughed .......
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Old 05-13-2018, 07:02 PM
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The Roach Stomp
Wandering Wendy
Suffering Sue
More Or Less
Trust Me
Back Home (Liver Flats)
Buying Bridges
In The Alone
Before We Go

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Old 05-13-2018, 07:10 PM
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The Roach Stomp
Wandering Wendy
Suffering Sue
More Or Less
Trust Me
Back Home (Liver Flats)
Buying Bridges
In The Alone
Before We Go

Others
Those titles are fun. Dig it.
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Old 05-13-2018, 08:25 PM
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Dead Thumb A
Mish Mosh Ragtime Blues in C

Riverside Cakewalk
Franklin Street Blues
One Eyed Cat
Gypsy Waltz
Black Harlem Rag
Joseph Walker
Georgetown Afternoon
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Old 05-13-2018, 08:44 PM
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Then You
Mountain Dance
Carnival
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Old 05-13-2018, 08:58 PM
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Dance of the Dust Devil
Transient Lullaby
The Last Walk
In the Evenings
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A few of the more unique titles from some of my last 3 CD's plus a couple of very recent ones:

Sole, Soul Traveler
A Waltz for November
Weekday Slumber
Softness at Dawn
Ebb & Flow
A Breakfast Prayer
Mayfly Whispers
Quiet Dance
Sunday's Comfort
Autumn's Soul
Puddle Jumping
Noodlelicious
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Old 05-13-2018, 11:12 PM
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Key West Skyline
Cliché Song
Terrible Dream
Romance in Binary (code name for scary)- Jessica was taken
Mr. Pain (rock song that was inspired by my wrestling coach Mr. Payne)
Line (another rock song, heavy with the distorted bass playing a rhythm part with a heavy pick, lead guitar soloing the entire time with pick scream following the lyrics)
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Old 05-14-2018, 12:31 AM
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"A Simple Thing" - because a simple tune
"Felicity" - because a happy tune
"In The Mists Of Time" - because a mystical tune
"Sustain Me" - because a lot of sustained notes
"Pinky Bee" - pinky finger and barre chords workout in the key of Bm
"Acorn Alchemy" - song grew out of a tiny seed of an idea
"Montezuma" - a song with lots of scale runs
"By Hook Or By Crock" - a captain, crocodile, and clock
"Airy" - capo on the seventh fret
"Hair Ball" - a hair ball
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Old 05-14-2018, 06:18 AM
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Here’s a random sampling of mine:

Ted The Tree Stomping Giant- a silly story for my granddaughter.

Yellow Flowers- inspired by the Florida Dept of Transportation’s wildflower restoration project.

Devil In Disguise - a 14 year old girl runaway’s life on the streets of New Orleans.

My Old Cars - about a few of the junkers I’ve owned in the past. This one is on SoundCloud.

Cats And Monkeys - a talking cat and monkey go to the circus.

I have a weird imagination.
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You Can’t Know
Granny’s Candy Dish
Sunshower (His life was just a) Instrumental about a child who’s life was taken due to abuse.
The Oar
I’d be a Fool

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The Train Won't Run

The Captain Finds Peace

Outdated Mode

A Song for Mom (on the one year anniversary of my mom's death)

A Thief in the Night

Galicia

Love's Wall (formerly, "The Wall")
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Running
Done This Before
Allesandra
A Perfect Life
Enigmatic Woman
Song for Carol
Just a Love Song
Jezebel
Winter in Chicago Blues
From Oceans Away
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House Hunting Blues
Rubber Legs
Bunchy's Dodge
By George
1/2 To A Whole Span
Country Fryer
No Map
Sputtering
Wye Slide
No Washout
A Hard Way To Have Fun
A Missouri Break
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Old 05-17-2018, 07:41 AM
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Here are some my more popular original / parody songs

"Winds of Change"- a song that came to me in a dream all about leaving a place to make a new start most likely from watching too many episodes of the TV show "Justified" as that was one of the main themes of the show (Gettin out of Harlin).

"You Shouldn't Eat That" a song I wrote because I got pissed at people half dunk (or all the way in some cases) telling me I didn't need eat 10 pounds of pork fat because it was unhealthy and I was damaging my heart, liver and other body parts. Really ? You think You have any room to talk ?? But in reality the only thing you can ingest that isn't slowly damaging your body is water.


"I Lost It All (The REAL Perfect Country and Western Song)"- Steve Goodman wrote song all about " Momma, Trucks, Trains, Prison, Rain , Bars, Gettin Drunk" but, never he mentioned gambling , guitars, cheating, travin' cross country, bar fights, 18 wheelers, over dosing on drugs, trying to commit suicide, going crazy, bottles, gettin' arrested, and jukeboxes. He missed alot of good old country themes and I made sure to include them.


"Put Barack On Toilet Paper" - Need I Say More??

"30 Seconds Of Fame"- One I wrote in a state of sadness all about getting what you want, just not the way you expected.


"Weed Eatin' Rick"- All about a Drunk I know who owns a weed eater and now thinks he is full A++++ 5 Star rated lawn care service. We all know someone like Rick.


"Everything Including The Kitchen Sink (Skip Town's Tent)" I worked at a campground and my job for one week was to throw away everything this man named skip had left at his campsite after he left in night and bailed on his rent payments. This is just song listing what he had. He had everything including the kitchen sink , in fact he had both of em' (and I'm not kidding either).


some other songs

"Lost Love"
"Fourty-One and Countin'"
"The SteroTypical Barroom Song"
"Better Back In Oklahoma"
"The Girl In Photograph"
"Playing Second Fiddle To a Broken Mandolin"
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