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Why Can't They Be You?



 Genre: Jazz (vocal)

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A song of love and loss done with my pal Patrick Poulou (Lafayette). He provided the backing tracks and I do the vocals and lyrics. He does the final mix. We've worked together for about 10 years, and I just love his style and talent.
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Uploaded: Oct 17, 2017 - 04:01:35 PM
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017 - 04:01:35 PM Last Played: Apr 07, 2019 - 10:01:36 AM
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Daugrin said 704 days ago (October 17th, 2017)
Mary is back in town!
Great work with the pitch variation and vocal inflection on this track. The backing track is solidly urban and works perfectly.
I don't think you were there either, to answer the question posed in the lyric. It's a ghost song... might have benefited from a Janis Joplin reading, where the vocal becomes increasingly more emotive as the song progresses, but some of the lounge coolness would have be over-driven, but that could be a good thing...hum...

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Grathy said 703 days ago (October 18th, 2017)
Thanks for your comment!
I appreciate the feedback! Haven't been on this site in some time....I'll have to visit more often...
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speedonl said 701 days ago (October 20th, 2017)
Groovy Tune and relaxed vocals, very pleasant track!
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J_Gretch said 699 days ago (October 22nd, 2017)
Why Can't They Be You?
I like how the synth stabs dissolve after the intro and allow the most excellent vocals to shine,,,very cool track. Much Enjoyed right here !
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ramonaji said 258 days ago (January 6th, 2019)
Nice to hear your lovely voice again
my friend!
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Name: Mary McGrath
Location: Culver City CA. 90230
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I've been singing since grammar school, performing in a number of choirs, and in college in a few jazz bands. Although I parked my interest in music while I pursued a career in advertising, I now have more time to indulge in my passion for jazz. I p... [see more]

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