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Ok folks. I've been kicking around this little tune for awhile now. The problem is - I can't sing and I REALLY can't write lyrics. So I'm throwing it out there for anyone who wants to play with it.

This is a basic little piano track playing the chords and melody. Nothing fancy. You are free to keep the piano, throw the piano away, or re-record a new piano track. I can help or you can do it all on your own. Add guitar, bass, drums, strings, sitar, bodhran...whatever strikes your fancy. Speed it up, slow it down, cut it into little pieces. Whatever. It's yours.

This was recorded in GB4. I can send that file to anyone who wants it. You can download the mp3 here. I have a favor to ask - anyone who has Logic 8 that can export these midi files for me? I would greatly appreciate it so that I can share them with others.

All I ask is that you drop me a note letting me know you are posting something. Like I said, if you want me to collab at all by adding some different piano or something just let me know.

Here's the basic layout of the song:

4/4 time, 105 bpm, key of E Major

chords are E, A, B and an occasional C#m thrown in for good measure.

Verse (E A B E A B C#m B A B)
Chorus (B A E B A E B A B)
Instrumental Bridge
Extended Chorus
1st half of Verse

I intended for this to be a love song but you may hear it otherwise.


(ps - I posted a swingy version too so check that out if you would like that instead)
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Uploaded: May 17, 2008 - 10:44:41 AM
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Roxylee said 4057 days ago (May 17th, 2008)
So pretty...
Downloaded and waiting to be inspired. Thanks! :-)
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said 4057 days ago (May 17th, 2008)
This could be truly great for a vocalist, I'm so happy to see an open collaboration work from you.... GREAT!!

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drakonis said 4056 days ago (May 17th, 2008)
what a beautiful tune you have here... simple, strong, and the strict pacing gives it a slightly stately feel, but still with a lot of rich romance. It is as if I've just had a wonderful evening meal with my sweet love, and we are now relaxing in chairs on a back porch, overlooking a wooded lake, with the warm sun setting. Very evocative for me. Thank you for the imagery! It will be intriguing to see where this heads!
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Muse Ritual said 4053 days ago (May 21st, 2008)
Ok ok ok...
I want the GB file. I heard tinges of Tori Amos, Im already inspired. Let me on that beautiful train. Ill be messaging you privately.... I am in LOVE with this!
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josephgvincent said 4034 days ago (June 9th, 2008)
Good morning
Hello Kassia, this is a pretty piece. I am kinda interested in putting some lyrics to it. How do I sing them on this recording and give them to you for viewing and checking? Not sure how that works? Could you give me some help? Thanks....jgv
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MarkHolbrook said 4032 days ago (June 10th, 2008)
I'll bet you sing
better than you think... Gosh this is beautiful!
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Schello said 3676 days ago (June 2nd, 2009)
e va beh
voto 20!
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davisamerica said 3660 days ago (June 17th, 2009)
i was here again
earlier today to return a kindness. I downloaded the tune this time and played it repeatedly .... I am just back to tell you again how wonderful this is.
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gail60 said 3659 days ago (June 18th, 2009)
I have no idea how I missed this but I am really happy that Jack told me about it. He said I would love it and he was so so so right! Gorgeous song. Just simple beauty at its best!! Thanks Shay.
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rabittwhole said 3657 days ago (June 20th, 2009)
... here we go ok??
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christopherpsly said 3246 days ago (August 6th, 2010)
Quite Lovely
You really are a talent.
I love this so much. It touches me musically where I should be touched and I am blown way.
Thank you
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CIASM_ZENABI_ said 3246 days ago (August 6th, 2010)
sit down
very nice feel to this. the basic structure is there for anyone to have some real fun. could have tremendous build ups and softer elements. very good stuff. enjoyed it a lot. so much potential in this one. cheers
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davisamerica2 said 2781 days ago (November 13th, 2011)
Always loved this, Shay
Jack let me help out with his post on it. Now I'm back to swipe it for an accompaniment track so I can perform it around town. (I always announce the credits.) Peace. Terry
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