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Blood and Oil



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Sat down one mornin' at my Keyboard...(which I aint very good at by the way) and started to play a somber tune... dark, or in the "minor" if you will...

This is for all the Fathers and Mothers... Brothers and Sisters... the poor and the innocent... who have died and continue to die because of George W. Bush and his war with Iraq.
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Forgive me father...for I have sinned...I just want to go home.... only a child...fight in the name of "freedom"...
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Uploaded: Nov 01, 2005 - 10:43:31 AM
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2005 - 10:35:11 AM Last Played: Jul 05, 2019 - 04:07:59 AM
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chakeres said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Powerful stuff here ronnie, you cut right to the bone with this one.
And you state the case in the simplest most dynamic way. I'm with
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_nderscore said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
making me hurt
sad & true, without being hurtful or 'political'. nice work, J
*cheers* to the _nlucky ones
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said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Moving my fickled fingered friend! That was a deep tune! LOved the piano parts and the voice! I felt like I was there with those cats fighting this ridiculous war for this fuckin idiot! I just can't believe what a state America is in right now? It's sad!
thoddi said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Great work
This is indeed touching ronnie.

You did good choices when arranging this piece, and created a mood very suited to the theme of the song.

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Einarus said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Moving stuff.
Very dark, indeed...
Excellent work
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elfdaughter said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Totally blown away. Very dark, very powerful.
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Jim Bouchard said 5012 days ago (November 1st, 2005)
Really well done, superlative! The distortion on the voice makes it sound disembodied, but that somehow seems appropriate. The pacing of the speaking reminded me of the voiceovers in "Apocalypse Now"...and the piano is really well matched to the concept.
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said 5012 days ago (November 2nd, 2005)
We live in Interesting Times
Too interesting.
Very well done here and using a musical bed that I didn't expect. I
enjoyed the production too - it gets the point across without being
Sil-VER said 5012 days ago (November 2nd, 2005)
... I agree!!
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bronco said 5012 days ago (November 2nd, 2005)
Good Work
Nice sentiment. The war is forgotten but not gone. It has become just
like Viet Nam just part of the daily news that everyone now takes for
granted! The "shock and disgust" light show has now dimmed as the
grim reality that war always is has begun to shine through the vast
obstacle of major news media propoganda and the innocent/ignorant
minds of the majority. Let's bring all the troops home from everywhere
and spend all of those billions on alternative energy, cleaning up the
environment and taking care of our people. Seems like a small thing to
ask as it benefits everyone but the 5% who own 95% of the wealth in
this country.
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said 4547 days ago (February 10th, 2007)
Rich ?
I believe they are 3 % - who own 95% of the wealth in the world : ( I'm not exact but..... Mikro & Makro Kosmos aways the same

obbster said 5010 days ago (November 3rd, 2005)
Great Track
Knock out stuff. Very moody and and well constructed.

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CIPHER said 5010 days ago (November 3rd, 2005)
Very powerful
I like how simple this is. There's nowhere in this song for anything to
hide. It is stark and very sad. I thought that if you doubled your voice with
an actual child's voice during that lyric it might have been cool.

This song is soundtrack worthy.

By the way, the intro sample of the machine guns, helicopter and man
shouting sound a lot like the opener of "One" by Metallica. I thought I
even heard Hetfield barking "move, move, move".

Did I hear right or is this another sample?
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Paul_T said 5010 days ago (November 3rd, 2005)

You don't have to be good at an instrument to coax the magic out of it.
This is one gripping, well paced track. I'd hate to hear what it would
sound like if you were actually "good" at the piano. Awesome processing
on the voices. I thought the track was over then Bushie came back in like
a recurring nightmare. Whew. I might not sleep tonight.
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FEEL said 5009 days ago (November 4th, 2005)
A great tribute
for the people who had to sacrifice so much for someone else's gain.
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aclarke said 5008 days ago (November 5th, 2005)
Not the run of the mill
RL tune. But man- this is really, really good. The simple piano line adds to
the drama of the spoken word. Excellent work... let's bring the troops
home soon.
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mdurrie said 5006 days ago (November 7th, 2005)
Very powerful and moving. Excellent sonic palette -- muted yet really
seething with emotion. Exactly right. Perfect. Great.
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Matho_Valens said 4977 days ago (December 6th, 2005)
Metallica rocks
Hearing the opening battle sounds...It instinctively got me singing the
opening notes of One lol.

Nice track, though. Definitely a sad vibe to it, and nice touch at the end
with Bush's voice: very creepy and evil-sounding.
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saymme said 4080 days ago (May 21st, 2008)
..great hearing it again!!!!!!!!!!

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