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The Lilac's Truth


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SmokeyVW

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album: Wanderlust
track 1: 5:53 Say What
track 2: 3:52 The Lilac's Truth
track 3: 3:05 COLOR TV
track 4: 5:26 Glimmer
track 5: 1:23 Playin' Rugby (GOOC)
track 6: 2:45 A UFO Took Mary Lou Away
track 7: 4:10 On The Road To Nauset Beach
track 8: 4:34 Stormchasing
track 9: 4:05 Dancing (On LIOLI's Grave)
track 10: 4:27 That Look (Run Away)
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for MacJams Woodstock 08
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Lyrics
The Lilac's Truth

roses are red baby
violence is blue
living the vida loca
the lilac's truth

(c) 2008 Bill Grundmann

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Uploaded: Mar 21, 2008 - 09:34:20 PM
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011 - 07:41:18 PM Last Played: Jun 01, 2019 - 05:09:34 PM
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timothy devine said 4135 days ago (March 21st, 2008)
smokin
Hey man,
I just stared checkin out the woodstock list, and see u here as i would suspect.. I'm really hearing a Jim Morrison vox /doors drone.
this has a great live feel.
You always find the right sounds, I mean the crowd man, nice job.
This is very hip sounding stuff...
as is usual with the smokster
Imagine what Keith Moon could have done on top of your drum break.

great tune. you r a master.
t
peace
t


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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
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that JM vocal thing seems to slip out once in a while. wish i could claim it was entirely on purpose. i was mostly going after Iron Butterfly's take on the "LA sound" of the day.

thanks
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timothy devine said 4132 days ago (March 25th, 2008)
ahhh
hence the drum break?
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sloparts said 4135 days ago (March 21st, 2008)
The Doors live and are playing live at
MJ Woodstock. Oh so very well I might add. This has that special feel and sound of a Doors recording without a doubt. Love the overall feel of it and the way it wraps around your head and pulls you into te music.

Great piece of work here Bill that fits right in with the MJ Woodstock theme. Thanks man

Ed


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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
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thank you very much!

i guess my neurons got programmed by the music from those days, and it's just in there no matter what i do. so it's really fun to intentionally explore that realm once again...
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WillyB said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
very cool
very cool smokeyVW! You certainly have the feel for the era :-)
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

this was a fun lark - i couldn't resist the urge

thanks!
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Skean said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
Way cool again
You are amassing Bill... Peace brother%u2026%u2020
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

thanks bro - i was laughing a lot while making this one... too much fun
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Ed Hannifin said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
Could be Doors...
...could be a precocious Joy Division...

Nice, Bill...

Ed
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

thanks

this was actually that dry sense of humor with a little too much reverb on it
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guitapick said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
Excuse me...
...Mr. Morrison...but could I please have your autograph? Please...ahhh...far out man....thanks! You're beautiful, man...

Cool...always an adventure...
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

i'll let you have my autograph. got some papers? got a pen? what did you want me to write? uh, where's my hand?

thanks!
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magnatone said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
The Lilac's Truth
oh man Smokey, this is wonderful! I love how you put this all together - love those low beat sounds - great keyboard work. (If that's even what it is - who can tell these days??) This might be one of my most faves of the Woodstock catalog. Thanks!
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

well, let's see. the keyboards are mostly loops out of GB, slightly modified. the drums are me banging on the keyboard. the guitar is a loop. the fuzz guitar is a loop, but modified for that big sweep at the end. the vocals are me sitting in my car listening to a mix on my iPod nano and singing into a m-audio micro-track. a little lime seltzer with vodka, and too much time on my hands. that wraps it up.

thanks! :-)
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Roxylee said 4135 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
Morrison Butterfly
Bill, this is way cool. Can you pleas lend me some of your genius? Wow.

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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)

gads! it IS Morrison Butterfly -- what have i done?

thanks!

as one cat to another:
if i had two dead rats, i'd give one to you. :-)

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Vic Holman said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
in the garden of eden
a rare performance from Iron Butterfly.

I was just watching a youtube of their video 'easy rider' today. I think you nailed it!
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SmokeyVW said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
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it was either this or Flowers and Beads...

ever notice how "we're livin la vida loca" is sorta like "in-a-gadda-da-vida" spelled sideways? no? hmmm... must be flashback or something

thank you sir
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bud said 4134 days ago (March 22nd, 2008)
The Lizard King
flies an Iron Butterfly to the heart of the sun. Set the controls...

Great tune Bill - you're on a roll.
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SmokeyVW said 4133 days ago (March 23rd, 2008)
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really, it was supposed to be a spoof.

"the lie lacks truth" and all that...

thanks!
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said 4132 days ago (March 24th, 2008)
Nightfall
Some of these songs have been hot summer day tunes, with a blazing sun painting sweat on my forehead as I listen to the music.

This one's night - darkness painted in vibrant floodlights hazed with sweet smoke and swaying bodies in the grass under the stars. Incredible ride, just incredible.
SmokeyVW said 4131 days ago (March 25th, 2008)

whoa - you're exactly right: this song and "Peace Will Prevail" are like night and day (pun and all). i had not consciously considered that. this mix has little high-end except at the end. that's probably the evening "heavy air" impression. and the moaning vocal, droning organ, and luded-out drums only contribute to that impression i suppose. hindsight is 20/20.

i fully intended to convey a sense of dusk and darkness in this song. yeah, that's the ticket. ;-)

thanks Rik

and pfffffft to Dr Lioli if he reads this.
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Z293 said 4132 days ago (March 24th, 2008)
Nice Entry
In the MJ Woodstock festival. I can still see the smoke pouring out of the VW.
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SmokeyVW said 4131 days ago (March 25th, 2008)

was that YOU standing over there? man, we thought you were a narc or something. you should have dropped in. there was plenty to pass around, and room to crash.

thanks
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Doadars Uncle said 4127 days ago (March 29th, 2008)
Rock and roll
Groovy stuff! Mind blowing!
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SmokeyVW said 4049 days ago (June 16th, 2008)
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thanks for listening and commenting!
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lavalamp said 4108 days ago (April 18th, 2008)
Dig it Man
my face is red
it wasn't true
you fooled me
now I'll fool you


Trippy stuff.

LL

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SmokeyVW said 4049 days ago (June 16th, 2008)
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reality is a slippery thing :-)

thanks
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Monkaton said 3640 days ago (July 29th, 2009)
Good Truth
Great song with a excellent arrangement. I also love the guitar and the repeated lyrics kind of make sure you don't miss the message. Less is more in this instance.
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PaulaMunk said 3365 days ago (April 30th, 2010)
Oh yes,
and you are behind "Doors" 1, 2 and 3? The vocal delivery and the beat of the piece, the guitar, the keyboard..it is all there. :)
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alackbass said 3365 days ago (April 30th, 2010)
Very Doorsish
Is that guy who disappeared from Iron Butterfly hanging out at your house. This has summer of love written all over it. Groovy!
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