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TORE ME UP - PBGB featuring Dawson Graham

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In the never ending story of PBGB, Dawson Graham is our current main vocalist. He specialises in blues and RnB, and writes some terrific songs. This is one of them. Dawson is a pleasure to have with us in the Shed - a talented, friendly guy.

PBGB personnel here are:
Dawson Graham - writer and vocals
Peter Reid - drums
John Drews - B3 Hammond
Neil Porter - bass, guitar, recording/production

You can hear more of Dawson's songs here: http://thepbgbblog.blogspot.com.au

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Uploaded: Mar 27, 2016 - 04:46:59 PM
Last Updated: Apr 03, 2016 - 01:55:11 AM Last Played: Jan 17, 2017 - 09:44:20 PM
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PeterB7858 said 331 days ago (March 27th, 2016)
Sparse, laid-back blues groove with a sting in the tale. John's Hammond work is stellar and the accentuating punch of the drums and bass lay the groundwork for Dawson's mournful, yet melodious, vocals. Like the understated guitar work and tone, too, Neil. Enjoyed. Thanks.
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jiguma said 331 days ago (March 27th, 2016)
Thanks Peter
John played with us in The Shed and a couple of gigs last year until he fell for the lure of brighter lights. He had been saying he was coming back for a visit for a few weeks and on the day we were going to do a solo (harp or guitar probably), John turned up with his truck and full sized B3 and Leslie speaker - pretty much out of the blue. Not being ones to let an opportunity pass us by, we soon had him laying down the B3 track you hear. Needless to say, we're keen for a return visit :)
Dawson has been writing some nice blues songs lately, and this is his third that we have recorded. It's a pleasure having him visiting the Shed and being a part of PBGB.
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Dean-Resonator said 331 days ago (March 28th, 2016)
Tore me up
Very smooth and restrained. That Hammond is just the icing on the cake.
Well done, Guys.
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DWL said 329 days ago (March 29th, 2016)
Very nice
I love the minimalist instrumentation and arrangement.

The Hammond really comes into its own with such restrained performances.

Fine vocals as well.



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musichead said 328 days ago (March 30th, 2016)
great blues with a lot of space.. I wish I could gig with you guys sometime!!!
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paul f. page said 328 days ago (March 30th, 2016)
What Dick L. said:
the minimalist approach to this kind of blues song is the perfect combination with the mellow vocal. Hammond organ — haven't heard one of those in quite a while. It is so well-suited to this number in that extended interlude. Kind of a mournful little song, and effective.
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Philip18 said 328 days ago (March 30th, 2016)
Sparse and soulful. Engaging performance from all!
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groovehounds said 328 days ago (March 31st, 2016)
Nice clean mix .... enjoyed the air.
Well done ... love the organ.
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Warren Smith said 327 days ago (March 31st, 2016)
Shedding it
The usual high quality production values we have come to associate with the Shed!
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smokey bacon jnr said 326 days ago (April 1st, 2016)
A nice slow funk groove! The instrumentation is sublime and that organ is inspired. Enjoyed that.
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Sigmund said 325 days ago (April 2nd, 2016)
Neil, your band's performance of this classic rock style blues tune is as solid as it gets. Great sound - open - spacy - lots of room to breath. Dawson's soulful vocal performance nestles right in the middle of that superb musical soundscape, and it's as sad as can be. Great writing and excellent musicianship make this a worthwhile listen - nice work!
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rok41 said 325 days ago (April 3rd, 2016)
Tore ME Up
Neil, big mix but lots of space - really feels intimate - I could imagine this in a smoke filled pub at about 1am. Full marks to all involved here.
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mfwmiles said 322 days ago (April 5th, 2016)
Perfect Balance
what a voice too...nothing extra, just right on the money, every instrument vocal line delivery. and that ORGAN is one of the best things i have EVER heard!
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MarkHolbrook said 312 days ago (April 15th, 2016)
I'm beginning to think you have been secretly flying around the country and abducting all the talent to your sweet warm shores of Aussie land.

I didn't have much talent to begin with but now I have much less... What night did you sneak in and take mine!?

Spot on perfect in every way!
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Name: Neil Porter
Location: Pambula Beach, Sapphire Coast NSW Australia
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The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. The form evolved in the United States in the communities of former African slaves from spirituals, praise songs, field

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