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Rainy Day (w/mbehar, iGSTudio)



 Genre: Jazz (vocal)

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mbehar sent me a lovely jazz piano track and I had a great time finding a melody (it was easy with such great material to work with) and writing some lyrics. I decided to twist the old cliché 'saving for a rainy day' and then gave it my belting best. We then asked iGStudio if he'd add some of his magic jazz sax. Here is the result; I hope you enjoy it!

Joanna : vocals/lyrics
iG-STUDIO ; tenor sax
mbehar ; bass/piano/percussion
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I've been saving my love
For a rainy day
I've been waiting for clouds
To form
Wondering when they're gonna storm

I've been saving my love
For a rainy day
When the sun keeps shining on high
I say good-bye
To every guy I see

Cuz nothing makes me wanna
Fall in love
Cept a rainy rainy day
Stormy skies above
Make me want a fiancée

I've been saving my love
For a rainy day
Praying and hoping and
Waiting for clouds to come my way


Been saving my love
For a rainy day
I can feel the time is near
For him to come my way

Then you walked in
Stole the sun from the sky
Made the pouring rain start to fall
Oh my baby
Lord I've wanted
Nothing but you in my heart at all

I quit saving my love
Cuz it's that rainy day
It's pouring, gushing and storming love on me
Hear the thunder crashing
Love is raining on me
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Comments: 21
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Uploaded: Apr 22, 2007 - 01:52:20 AM
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2007 - 01:58:14 AM Last Played: May 28, 2019 - 11:11:40 PM
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iG.STUDiO said 4563 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
It has been a pleasure
Thank you for the opportunity to play with the best :)
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Rebsie said 4563 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
Super slinky
Joanna, for someone who claims to have no ambition beyond singing in your own living room you certainly sound like you belong up there on a spotlit stage in a glittery dress and being whistled at! But maybe that's the point ... you sing with such relish and confidence because you're doing it for its own sake and enjoying the moment.

You've clearly got some very talented collaborators who have given you the musical support to make your voice really shine. Much as I would have loved to hear your attempt at a faux-sax, having the real thing takes your music to a whole new level.

It's great to see you posting at MacJams again. It's been too long!
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thetiler said 4562 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
Julie London
Has been resurrected. This is truly one of my favs of yours. The words are really something.

I don't know if I could think of a better tune that fits your style like a glov than this. This is TREAT !

Terrific Joanne! I think you just pushed the classic jazz sound much higher here.

iG-STUDIO ; tenor sax
mbehar ; bass/piano/percussion

Way to go IG and mbehar ! Wonderful!
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Stun Nutz said 4562 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
Hey Joanna!
I haven't been doing much music lately (been without GB for a while now)... Good to hear you... another wonderful song this is!
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mbehar said 4562 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
A pleasure
Thanks Joanna I simply love your voice and those lyrics! so clever.
and Ilya sweet sweet tone. Thanks again guys.

production notes:
Fender Jazz Bass
percussion--midi drums played on a
M-Audio Keystation Pro 88...piano patch
Orchestral Steinway from JP4

tweaked in Logic Pro 7
mastered on Garage Band 2
iMac G5

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Alannah said 4562 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
Holy Crap Girl !
You just made my day! You can belt em out with the best of em! I so prefer your "jazz" tunes over the "folk" - this is TRULY your GENRE !!!! Ilya's music ... fabulous ... just fabulous!
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spitlogic said 4562 days ago (April 22nd, 2007)
It has a classic feel to it.
I like the pace here. Its like being in one of those black and white movies that take place in a night club with a lovely singer backed up by a band. Loving it.
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baki said 4561 days ago (April 23rd, 2007)
I've been saving my love
For a rainy day

and you could've stopped here as well - so sweet, if leon hears this he will surely die... lovely tune, great voice, superb lyrics... thanks
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dreadmon said 4561 days ago (April 23rd, 2007)
This is a sweet treat! I love technology, but nothing beats real instruments - this is the real deal. If I heard this while out on the town, my attention would be absolutely undivided - great vocals and lyrics, instant standard here! The sax is like honey, the bass cool and slinky, the piano is to DIE for! Tasty, tasty, tasty - the drums have a lot of steppin' to do, to keep up with the real vibe, but they fade into the background with such compelling performances on the soundstage. Love the good feeling all around, way to go you guys!
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Ed Hannifin said 4561 days ago (April 23rd, 2007)
What can I say--I'm a rain fan--
And this will have to have a place in my catalog of rain songs...

Kind of a nice reverse of the usual rainy day cliches and expectations... THIS rainy day's a GOOD thing...

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ziti said 4558 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
this is just
too great for words!

just a JOY!! hahahah...wonderful work by all the people here...great recording great playing and joanna steals my heart again.

Deeepest bows!!!

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jiguma said 4558 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
Very cool
playin' and singin'!! What a great voice you have Joanna!!!
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Scott Carmichael said 4557 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
a classic
finding this is like unearthing a classic... your voice is seasoned and pro... with the expressive power of the crooner greats... you tell the story, not just sing us the notes

bravo... great band and production too
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caroline said 4556 days ago (April 29th, 2007)
some days just don't get better....
woke up!! it was a sunday morning and the first thing that i heard was... this!!! joanna, IG and mb - it is fab - you sound wonderful together - as smooth as my coffee - fav'd, d/l'ed and.... voted!!!! thank you sooo much xoxoxox
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drakonis said 4555 days ago (April 29th, 2007)
lovely splash!
Joanna, I see you stompin' in the puddles with a big grin on your face! Wonderful piece of music, beautifully performed on piano/bass (MB!) and sax (IG!)... but Joanna's a great one for turning rainy days upside down with such creatively eloquent wordsmithing... and then to sing it so well. I wish you a lifetime of that kind of rainy day activity!
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paddler said 4523 days ago (May 31st, 2007)
Bottle of whiskey,bucket of ice and a table in the corner please barman - I'm gonna be here sometime.

Absolutely fantastic - smokey stylish everything
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said 4485 days ago (July 8th, 2007)
what a spectacular vocal - you smoke! LOVE the confidence you positively ooze. the music wraps around you in a most wonderful way. so glad i stumbled and fell right on this song. most impressed - anne
Moviz said 4422 days ago (September 10th, 2007)
this is what I meant in my comment to your later song. I should have listened to this first. You are a 'natural' and I love your voice and your treatment of the song. Great classic treatment of this nice song, regards M
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squirell said 4419 days ago (September 12th, 2007)
Ditto what everyone else said
Bring on the rain i say :)
timothy devine said 4210 days ago (April 8th, 2008)
Nice composition.
What a great find.
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with a great list of tunes


check it out

so glad i found your music
Mori sounds great!
I love the Mans playing! And your vox is real special.
nice playing from Ilya
great tune
well done

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Joanna said 1163 days ago (August 12th, 2016)
Rainy day
It was raining and I thought of this song. I had such talented friends on this one.
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