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A few weeks ago, several MacJammers were having a group meeting in iChat. The subject came up about SlimGirl's birthday approaching soon. Mystified asked, "Do you have any plans for her, Alimar"? Well, needless to say, the wheels started rolling, and similar to “Mixed Nuts”, the process began.

Contacting everyone, mentioning what was in the works, sparked an interest for collaborating I have never experienced. A few days later, I created a "loop" based song, with every type of change I could think of hoping anyone caring to participate could find a place to insert their own "style". I held another "town meeting" to share the initial song bed. To my surprise, submissions arrived by the hour. Full verses, rhythm sections, vocal lyrics and snippets, transitions and modulations poured in... eventually replacing most of the original loops. Everyone who submitted parts submitted unconditionally!

The enthusiasm from everyone involved was overwhelming. Mysti, PGreenstone, Tom Atwood and I sent the "work in progress" back and forth continuously. If it weren't for them, especially Tom critiquing every morning, I don't know how I'd have gotten through it. Everyone else "buzzed" in daily to hear the progress.

Folks, I couldn't have done this without ALL of you. I tried to contact as many MJers as possible, but fell short by not being as thorough as possible. Several decisions had to be made as far as overall compositional continuity. So I apologize for leaving out certain parts, in order to make it "flow" better, and not become too cluttered. You have all done a marvelous job on this birthday tribute! – Alimar

Mystified, pgreenstone and I mainly served as additional ears for Alimar. Fresh ears. And he needed them, because I believe it is safe to say Alimar put in hundreds of hours on this wonderful piece. Everyone contributed in some way, but in the end, this is really a masterful job of organizing, editing, mixing and inspiring by Alimar. Excellent work! - Tom Atwood

Slim Girl Fat, we all love you, and this song is for you!

Cast members in “Slim Girl That™”

SlimGirlFat (Snuck in some vocals from an unfinished song, shhh!)
Alimar (basic composition, beats, special and sound effects, arrangement, mixing, production and "bad guy" decision maker; and snuck in one word of vocals)
Mandolinquent (vocals, funky guitar)
Tobin Mueller (E-Mu Vintage Keys B3 organ, vocals)
PGreenstone (vocals, bamboo flute, production suggestions)
Mystified (vocals and ambience, plus choral additions at the end)
Tom Atwood (vocals, pop flute, ongoing production suggestions, plus choral additions at the end)
Joanna (vocals)
Perceptualvortex (vocals & experimental music and beats)
DChapman (guitar solo #1)
Caroline (vocal poetry)
Drew Kopr (bass and vocals)
The Tiler (guitars and vocals)
Mungo (guitars)
Stevel (guitar solo #2)
Blaine Transue (EBowed guitar and various percussion)
Rebsie (Celtic harp and vocals)
MiMi (vocals, drum programming and end vocal arrangement and production)
McBoy (guitars)
McBrother "Alex" (vocals)
Snowdragon (guitars)
Drakonis (vocal brouhaha)
Cameron (French horns)
RonnieLong (guitars and vocal message)
Obbster (ambient synths)
RCAndrews (vocal message)
Sil-VER (electronic dance beats and vocals)
Ledebutant (vocal jest)
James (recorders with help from Cameron, recording and arranging)
Ziti (blues and ambient guitars)
Ka-Klick (vocal jest)
Simon (vocal message)
Daphna (vocals and musical interlude)
Fairy Beth (faerie message)
Bonka (vocal brouhaha and music)
AClarke (vocals)

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Final mix and master was done on a vintage 1983, Apple "Lisa" with a Motorola 68000 CPU at a 5 MHz clock rate and had 1 MB RAM, equipped with dual 5.25 inch floppy drives in addition to an external 5 MB Apple ProFile hard drive. Special "LisaBand: music processor" developed by Xerox PARC (who developed the GUI) was used for the music encoding process. Final export took 48 hours to create an early form of sound file similar to an AIFF.
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said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
SlimGirlThat
In early May, 2004, I contacted a member of MacJams,
whom I thought had a unique style of singing and
composing. I asked if she were interested in collaborating
on an existing song she had posted at another site, asking
for suggestions, and possible assistance in producing the
song. She agreed to send her original version of "Don't
Take That Road", from which I wrote a complete new
composition around her existing vocals. I produced the
vocals, and combined the new music and within three
days, she posted it at Macjams.


It was the beginning of a unique friendship from accross
the ocean, having never met in person... only on iChat in
audio and video chats. We have since collaborated on a
number of songs which have been received very well, and
have won several awards on many music websites.
SlimGirlFat, you will always have a special place in my life.
I am, and always shall be your friend. One day we shall
meet in person. Happy Birthday!

— Alimar
Drew Kopr said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
HAPPY B'DAY
SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE!!! LOL! I cannot believe you are 30! You look so young! So vibrant! I hope you enjoy this, Slimmie! LMFAO!

AL, thanks for doing all this and getting it together!!
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illuminati said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
What a riot!
Happy birthday Slimmie. I want to be invited to the next
one! And I think I can get my hands on an Eniac to mix the
next one. Anyone know of a good source for vacuum
tubes?
Ed Hannifin said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
What a riot!
Latvia.
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ronnielong said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
SLIMMIE!!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Hope you like yer tune!! :)


-Cheers-
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stevel said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
SLIMMIE!!!
Happy birthday Slimmie! What a track...I feel exhausted after listening! What
an amazing mix of sounds and voices....ooooh weeeeee
Steve
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fairy beth said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Hoorah!
HAPPY SOMETHINGTH BIRTHDAY SLIMSTER! What a cool
present. Amaaaaazing work guys! Alimar, u rule. Gah - I
hate the sound of my voice. Everyone else sounds
beautiful! :-) We love u Slimmie.
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ledebutant said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Hoorah!
FB, one of my favorite things about the song was getting to hear you speak.
caroline said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
happy birthday sweet-thing!
you won't forget this one in a hurry i'll be bound - look forward to this year slimmie - i predict a goodie - g'd bless you - one love xxx
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Ed Hannifin said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Happy Birthday!
This one goes in the time capsule, for sure...

Imagine explaining THIS to the grandkids....

As my doctor likes to say, "Welcome to your fourth decade!"

Rock on, Miss Slim!

Ed
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said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Happy Birthday
to you!
Have a good one!
Joanna said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Happy Birthday!
Fantastic job from all involved in honor of one of Macjams'
royalty. May this be a fantastic year, Slimmie!
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Rebsie said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Heehee ...
Happy birthday Slimmie!

love from Rebsie and Mando
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TobinMueller said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Shish-ke-bob Music!
Happy Birthday, Slimmie! Sweet for the sweets. You made
my organ really rock!
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TobinMueller said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Shish-ke-bob Music!
Oh, I mean you really inspired me to play. (Too many toasts in the virtual chat
party!)
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Cameron said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
tremendous!!!
My fingers and brain are so overwhelmed that I cannot
type properly....being in on this b-day surprise for weeks
now....all I can say is how WONDERFUL everyone's
contributions on this song were....but especially, how
GREAT Alimar was at setting this up and producing this
amazing melange of sounds!

Great job, far beyond excellent! (Of course, I am ENTIRELY
OBJECTIVE!!!!)

Happy b-day, Slimmie!
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Mcboy said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
to :
one of my all time fav macjammers, whose music has adorn
some of my house parties....and quiet moments.......

a big hug and kisss........have a great and

wonderfgul B'day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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_nderscore said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
do macjammers rock, or what?
happy birthday, slimmie! i was hoping to tell you in person,
but my usual goofing off resulted in a failed vocal
experiment

have a wonderful day
=)
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drakonis said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
family loves ya
Happy Birthday Slimmie, my kids still love hearing your
Ode, and I enjoy your songs and exuberant enthusiasm
here... cheers!
ttfn,
Drakonis
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Epileptic Gibbon said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Many happy returns!
Have a great one and enjoy this… you're much loved
on this site, which is clear today and every day.
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Tom Atwood said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Many Happy Returns!
Happy Birthday SGF! This was a wonderful project for all
involved. I was very glad to be part of it. Enjoy your day!
Enjoy the song!

10-10-10-10
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Z293 said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Have A Great B'Day
Maybe someday I'll get my chance to Collab with you. But
it looks like the waiting list is pretty long. Oh well
someday. This was a fine tribute done by all. Enjoy.
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aclarke said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Happy 19th
Have a great day, youngster! I can say this as I am so much
older than you! XOXOXO
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ziti said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
this was a party!
playin on it...listening to it's many incarnations and
morphatations....just for you slimmie, i snuck my acoustic
guitar debut in the intro....

i hope this made ya feel as special as you are slimmie!!

happy day!!

z
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FrozenEntropy said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Happy B-day
You guy's throw parties 'round here? ... Love the party
music. What wonderful production! Happy Birthday!
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jesushairdo said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
happy birthday!!!!
wow.... you guys are awesome!
and happy birthday to SGF!!!

how can i not rate this lower than 10?!

it mustve been helluva lot of work to put everything
together in one piece...... excellent work!!
it was really fun to listen. laughed out loud really!

macjams.com is "chou" cool!
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DeputyDoofy said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Hippo Birdie Two Ewe
Wow. This tune is excellent. I wanted to contribute, but 2 things kept me out of the loop.
I have some personal things to deal with right now and 2) I don't think my "style" would have fit into this great tune.
So from Doofy to SGF: Happy Birthday!!!
:D
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Mystified said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Slimmie!
To my kindred spirit across the pond:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

love ya!

Cat :)
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ginz111 said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
happy day
have a happy day slim.
Carl
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K.I.S.KISMET said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Sure beats an e-card!
What an amazing collaboration!!! Slimmie, I know you must be blown away. Enjoy this birthday like no other!
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2XS said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
This was cool
Maybe someday in the very distant future someone will write
an epic tribute like this for me. It was a lot of fun to hear... a
Macjams sampler if you will.
breezer said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
A truely great effort by all!
Nice job, and happy bday to slim!
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daphna said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
May your birthday wish come true
Happy Birthday SGF!
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J.A.Stewart said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
Love Fest
What a party! Amazing, truly professional eclectic mix and
spirited performances --- especially the group ensemble at
the end. Reminded me of the 60s. A WHOLE Lotta Love here.

WOW! What a birthday present!

Exceptional work, Alimar and a wonderful expression of your
friendship.

Many happy returns again, SGF!
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White Hawks said 4486 days ago (August 8th, 2005)
this is amazing!
happy birthday Slimmie! this is a great work guys!!

thanks for sharing

- Hawks
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MacJammersUnited said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Well Folks
We pulled off yet another one. The next large collab will
be open to EVERY MacJammer. Not a secret one next time.
A post will be submitted in the forums, so all will have a
chance to contribute. Please understand an undertaking
as large as this has certain complications. As long as
everyone adheres to the criteria, we will have a blast!

A job well done, fellow "Love Fest" MacJammers... Long
live clichés!
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Cameron said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Well Folks
GREAT IDEA!!! -- to get everyone on MacJams involved in a musical project!

For such a monumental undertaking, you will indeed have to be very specific
about the individual contributions. Sort of like advising people what dish to
bring to a pot-luck dinner.

Now that your producing skills have been honed, and were DEFINITELY put to
the test with the Slimmie b-day song, I am sure that you will rise to this new
challenge with grace and aplomb!

I'm looking forward to it.
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btransue said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
So...
As usual, where the hell was I?
I was out drinking....absolutely in your honor SGF!

Well....it just so happens that your birth falls on my
anniversary...so I had to decide...SGF, wife, SGF, wife, SGF,
wife...ah...you were a hell of a close second, I want to tell
you!

I don't understand where everyone went though...I showed
up...sure it was 2 hours after you all left, but I'm
here...ready to rock...so where the heck?

We love you SGF...I think that's evident! Happy Birthday!!

Great tune Alimar...it was really an honor to be invited to
join in...especially since I'm pretty low on the talent food
chain around here. Really... a remarkable job to pull it all
off. You deserve a good Mow!





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Einarus said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Happy birthday Slimmie!!!
Hope you have a nice year, Slimmie, you deserve it!

But this is without a doubt the best birthday song I've
heard...makes me wish I had been a part of it.

Happy birthday!
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SlimGirlFat said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
HA!
I'm the 40th post on here...snigger..
Thyankyou all so very very much.. you really are a talented
kind and wonderful bunch of people here at Macjams..
THANKYOU

Slimmie
jiguma said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
What can I add?
Happy Birthday from Down Under Slimmie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A brilliant collaboration everyone - I finally have a reeason
to break my "no more than 9s" rule! I'm absolutely
overwhelmed (imagine how Slimmie feels!). What a
birthady present!


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TalktoWind said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Ehi!!!
BUON COMPLEANNO Leoooooo.....
Wow an excellent work all around..

Rob

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said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Best Wishes to come true...
for you in this 40th year of your life and blessings
from above. Slimmie, Happy Birthday. It has been a
pleasure to enjoy your music over this last year and
to enjoy as well our occassional chats in the chat
room.

Jack
Stun Nutz said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
We are the world
Happy birthday SlimGirl! I am sorry I missed
contibuting to this one... you have a voice like no
one else and you put such a lovely face on your
music... keep at it... 40 is young!!!
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Bubowski said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
You guys are nuts...I love it!
Happy birthday Slim. This is a great track. More fun with GB than I can stand hehe! Welcome to the 4th decade...it's not so bad...been here for a while.
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Macaudion said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Purely a Masterful piece!!!
Even if i didn't get to play, I have ta give it to ya guys
cause at least, it's playing with my ears quite well and
really, that's what it's all about.

Happy birthday SlimGF! Congrads to all who contributed!

TENTENTENTENTEN

Cyd
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Macaudion said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Purely a Masterful piece!!!
Even if i didn't get to play, I have ta give it to ya guys
cause at least, it's playing with my ears quite well and
really, that's what it's all about.

Happy birthday SlimGF! Congrads to all who contributed!

TENTENTENTENTEN

Cyd
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thoddi said 4486 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
This is just fantastic
happy birthday to u Slimmie:) (I guess I'm a day too late with this..)

This blows me away. It must have been as big a thrill for the ones involved in the making of this song as for Slimmie. Wonderful work all of you, and especially to the ones who put it all together and administrated this work.

Beautiful!
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said 4485 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
The art of young-at-heart
Happy birthday, SGF. It's a wonderful life.
said 4485 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
The art of young-at-heart
Happy birthday, SGF. It's a wonderful life.
nisper said 4485 days ago (August 9th, 2005)
Happy!!!
just like you - 10, 10, 10, 10!!! happy birthday slim!!!
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thetiler said 4485 days ago (August 10th, 2005)
Happy!!!
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a happy year and things go well for you.

---
The Tiler
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Emily Rohm said 4484 days ago (August 11th, 2005)
Yea!
SlimGirlFat is where it's at! Happy B-day!
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beachbabekayla14 said 4483 days ago (August 11th, 2005)
really goood
really good!!
chimptone57 said 4482 days ago (August 12th, 2005)
Happy Birthday
Hey! I don't know ya but, Happy Birthday anway!


Paul

F.G.O.S.
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puffbob said 4482 days ago (August 13th, 2005)
I'm speechless!
..................
slugnola said 4481 days ago (August 13th, 2005)
Nice
sounds good..
bundoo said 4480 days ago (August 15th, 2005)
Tears
You are all the most wonderful people. Only Alimar knows
who I am and please believe Big uncontrollable TEARS are
rolling down my cheeks. Thank you all for the classic
example of genuine sentiment in our own musical
language Special Hugs to you Alimar
SlimGirlFat said 4480 days ago (August 15th, 2005)
Tears
Ha!

I know who you are too.
LMFAO
Slimmie

---
Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away
iG.STUDiO said 4465 days ago (August 30th, 2005)
40=10x4
10.10.10.10
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mangachic said 4405 days ago (October 28th, 2005)
I listened for weeks!
Everyday I heard this song over and over again as it was being made. I
think its so cool. Happy late birthday SlimGirlFat!
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dreadmon said 4341 days ago (January 1st, 2006)
What can I say?
this is the perfect synergy of art and community. this is brilliant.
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poodyglitz said 4314 days ago (January 28th, 2006)
Cool Community
Cool that there's such an active and caring community. Is this
some sort of "inner circle" thing, or does this go on all the time?
Loved the end section. Was Mystified responsible for that whole
part, or just the vocals?
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verywhite said 4172 days ago (June 19th, 2006)
Is this what you do here?
sorry....but you lost me...this the 2nd song I've listen to here...is this
representative of the talent here?

Just wondering...no offense...

VW
timothy devine said 3753 days ago (August 11th, 2007)
;)
Very impressive.

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awigze said 3205 days ago (February 9th, 2009)
ya know when I was a kid
I remembe looking at a radio and wondering how they got all those people inside that little box and imagined an announcer and a band inside on a little stage (me thinks I am revealing too much). But this song reminds me of the end result of a Magic Radio falling on the floor and busting into a zillion pieces of music.
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