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Harpo and Amelia


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grah3am

 Genre: Bossa Nova

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Inspired by a beautiful pic of Harpo and Amelia Earhart on a Marx Brothers forum I frequent. Why bossa nova? I don't know. Why not?
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Lyrics
Harpo and Amelia


Don't get lost, don't get lost
Don't disappear by moonlight
Don't get lost, don't get lost
Don't disappear by starlight

Arthur, you're going places
And such a fine head of hair
Amelia, your angel face belongs in the air

Harpo, you wish your brothers were here?
Amelia, you'll be just like me - free and clear
Arthur, you're going places
And such a fine head of hair

Amelia, your plane will make you free and clear.
Song Stats
Hits: 635
Comments: 14
Fans: 9
Plays: 42
Downloads: 5
Votes: 0
Uploaded: May 01, 2016 - 05:39:16 PM
Last Updated: May 02, 2016 - 09:58:40 AM Last Played: Mar 27, 2017 - 11:25:25 AM
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Hardware:
Ovation and Yamaha guitars
Software:
GB 11
Comments
ste said 364 days ago (May 1st, 2016)
like
the bass sound. nice guitar, too. good song. cheers!
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grah3am said 363 days ago (May 2nd, 2016)
Thanks, ste
It's still developing, but I thought a few fresh ears would help it progress.
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sammydix said 364 days ago (May 1st, 2016)
I
*hear* the color blue. Synesthesia at it's best.
Their portrate cracks me up.
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grah3am said 363 days ago (May 2nd, 2016)
I forgot.
I should have chosen a background with more sky. As you can hear, I fixed the "off" section. I'll have a go at the guitars and maybe try some piano for the fade. Cheers, Sam.
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Warren Smith said 359 days ago (May 6th, 2016)
Going with it
There's a Marx Brothers forum? Who knew. (I guess I need to spend more time online!) You never know where inspiration for the next song might come from : )

This has a warm and wonderful feel to it. Loving the way you stretch out those strung and sung notes.

And if all else fails .. you can always blame it on the bossa nova. Why? Because it is the dance of love.
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grah3am said 359 days ago (May 6th, 2016)
Oh, yes
The Marx Brothers Council of Facebook takes its comedy heroes very seriously, and digs up historical references from all sources (ie the internet). Every now and then you see or hear something that touches you. This was one of them. Thank you for listening, Warren.
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Philip18 said 358 days ago (May 7th, 2016)
Harpo
I like the way the guitars interact. Clear vocals and the harmonies work well. Solid structure. Entertaining, Graham! Abrupt ending - was a second or two cut off or did Amelia's plane hit something?
grah3am said 358 days ago (May 7th, 2016)
Still working.
The song was only an hour or two old when I posted. I'm working to improve it, ending and all. Thanks as ever, Philip.
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egobandit said 357 days ago (May 8th, 2016)
always in for a treat
when I hit play , I just have to say that the cartoon of Emilia looks like shaggy from scooby doo , sounds like new singers? enjoyed this allot!
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grah3am said 357 days ago (May 8th, 2016)
Yes, she does!
She looked like that in the photo too. I gave her red hair on a whim. The new singers are me in a key I don't normally use, but probably should. Ta for the like, Mr E.
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Bowman said 356 days ago (May 9th, 2016)
Smooth and totally engaging.
A good one.
Cheers.

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grah3am said 355 days ago (May 10th, 2016)
Thanks, Mr B.
I'm working on a souped - up version with collaborators.
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Sigmund said 350 days ago (May 15th, 2016)
Harpo and Amelia
Nice tune - really dig the bossa nova feel. I didn't know Harpo had orange hair though...lol - enjoyed this tune - thanks for posting!
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grah3am said 349 days ago (May 16th, 2016)
His face turned out funny too
The wig was at times, pink, red and blonde. Not that you could tell in the movies. Thanks for listening, Sigmund.
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Name: Graham Exton
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