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Old 01-24-2019, 03:12 AM
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Default New Original Song "All Went Wrong"



A little acoustic/electric number I wrote off the cuff to demo my old 1949 Webster Chicago 166-1 microphone/phono amplifier that I modified for electric guitar use (changed mic jack to a 1/4" jack).

Acoustic guitar is my Gibson 1950's J45 Reissue
Electric guitar is my Gibson Historic SG Special


All Went Wrong / Weldon 2019

It's been so long since I've seen the lights fade down on the city
but I've been drinking all day long, with no reason to go home
so I stand up here high on this roof top
wonderin' where it went all wrong
wonderin' where it all went wrong

I wonder why I ever thought you'd care for me
'cause I have seen the damage you've left, lain behind just to crash
now I'm another one of your casualties, left wrecked on your path
how'd it ever go so wrong
how'd I let it go so wrong

wonderin' where it all went wrong
I've been drinking all night long
wonderin' where it all went wrong
I've been drinking all night long

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Old 01-24-2019, 07:28 AM
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Thats awesome.

Reminds me of Blind Melon somehow :-)

Thanks
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Old 01-30-2019, 04:04 PM
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Thanks Dirk glad someone listened
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:51 PM
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Good job Dan!
Very soulful.
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Old 02-12-2019, 03:06 PM
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Glad you like it, and took the time to listen to it. I know my songs are not typical "acoustic songs" as they usually have electric guitar in there, so I think that's puts some off. But I try to make interesting acoustic rhythms so I hope people are listening
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:08 PM
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Cool accompaniment Daniel! Sounds really good to me. I hope this is not autobiographical, because the central character is pretty low!

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Cool accompaniment Daniel! Sounds really good to me. I hope this is not autobiographical, because the central character is pretty low!

- Glenn
Thanks Glenn, no, it's far from autobiographical, I'm pretty happy with my girl
It was just a little blues song I wrote to demo the little guitar amp I was using, the 1949/50 Webster Chicago 166-1.
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Old 02-13-2019, 10:11 AM
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From the title of the thread I thought you meant, "I did a bad job of playing it but I posted it anyway."

Not the case, apparently. I love your soulful voice and your playing. Really good recording and that amp sounds awesome. it's from a record player?
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Old 02-13-2019, 02:49 PM
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From the title of the thread I thought you meant, "I did a bad job of playing it but I posted it anyway."

Not the case, apparently. I love your soulful voice and your playing. Really good recording and that amp sounds awesome. it's from a record player?
Brent, the amp is a Webster-Chicago 166-1 which was a two input amp. It was small 8 watt system with a 10" speaker designed for home entertainment. You could sing along with your records if you had the amp and matching turntable. You know, a 1950's Karaoke machine They have to be modified to be used for guitar as the microphone channel, where the gain is, has to have the input connector changed to a standard 1/4" TS jack. And most of these are so old that they need many capacitors changed out, ESPECIALLY the filter cap can.

One channel had a preamp for a microphone, and the other was for a matching turntable. Here's a shot from the original catalog...




I first learned about them when I was trying to figure out what amp the band Son Volt was using for lapsteel on their first album, you can see one here on the cover of the record...


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