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#994880 - 02/07/13 01:21 PM My Friend The Blues  
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Hey All,

Got nothing new...I always liked this one...but it needs something...like a singer laugh

Lyrics are on the music page

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=3974464

Thanks, Tom

#994917 - 02/07/13 08:35 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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Hey Tom,

I liked this a lot. As so many Blues song sound much alike which is standard for that genre, you had a few areas that were fairly unique and refreshing. You sang it very well, but I would love to hear a classic blues singer attack this one--it could be cool. There were some places where the lyrics weren't flowing perhaps perfectly--but may just need small lyric tweak or a pause here or there with verbal delivery. A song like this would be sang differently by different singers as well, which is also cool. Nice job, definitely a song that I could listen to over and over again!

steady-eddie.

#994934 - 02/07/13 10:02 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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No I think the singer is fine Tom very fine. If anything i just thing its a tough song to do, it works though.

#994955 - 02/07/13 10:52 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: rogerjohn]  
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This has kind of a Steely Dan thing going for it. Cool relaxing tune. Really enjoyed it!

Tom W.

#995029 - 02/08/13 09:12 AM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom W.]  
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Eddie,
Thanks for the kind words. I enjoy your insights and your music.

Roger,
Thanks for the listen and comments and welcome to JPF.

Tom W.
Steely Dan? Aw you made my day thanks.

#995065 - 02/08/13 02:14 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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easy and laid back like i like 'em!Great job!Mike

#995127 - 02/08/13 07:31 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Tom, I like me some blues, with heavy lead guitar, WAH, slide, harmonica, etc., but this one is different and more understated which accents the lyrics a bit more. Interesting approach and I enjoyed it!! :)))) scotty

#995160 - 02/09/13 10:08 AM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Richard Scott]  
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Mike,
Thanks so much...

Richard,
Nice red, ya'll got em there.

Yeah I like the blues the way you do...don't know where this chord pattern came from...song may have it's roots in "down by the river" they all come from somewhere smile Thanks for the comments and keep fishin.

tom

#995164 - 02/09/13 12:13 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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First off, I don't like the blues much as it is mostly the same and frankly, bores me. This is different. Yeah it has the blues structure as does old Rock'n'Roll but the chordal patterns you're playing are compelling and different. I really enjoyed listening to this one, Tom. Very nice indeed.

Stevie

#995166 - 02/09/13 12:31 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Little_stevie_b]  
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Stevie,

Yeah I know what you mean...I'm kinda fond of blues but after about 30 minutes of it I've had enough smile

Been listening to your work but havn't caught up on posting yet...I relly like what you are doing...will get out to more of them...I really liked Damascus Road.

tom

#995170 - 02/09/13 01:44 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: E Swartz]  
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Originally Posted by E Swartz
Nice job, definitely a song that I could listen to over and over again!


Eddie and I have that in common smile

Great to hear it over headphones again though - normally it's over the speakers in my truck smile

Still dig it, Tom.

Scott

#995177 - 02/09/13 03:00 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Scott Campbell]  
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Scotty,

Aw you don't have to comment on old songs...but I appriciate you smile

tom

#995671 - 02/13/13 12:42 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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I really enjoyed this. I am much more a fan of soft relaxing blues songs, like this one. It has kind of a Still Got the Blues feel by Gary Moore. Really enjoyed this. Nice work.

Dave

#995781 - 02/14/13 12:04 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: GocartMoz]  
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Dave,


Thanks so much...funny I was just listening to Gary Moore's "still got the blues" yesterday...what a talent he was.

tom

#995809 - 02/14/13 02:12 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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Hey Tom cool little tune you got there,

#995813 - 02/14/13 02:21 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: James-T]  
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Thanks James...is that Point Comfort, Near Port Lavaca?

tom

#995827 - 02/14/13 04:08 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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Very nice Tom.
What Stevie says is true for me too. This is one of the better ones.
Clapton would love it.
Vic


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#995838 - 02/14/13 05:17 PM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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TOM--

GROWING UP HARD, I IDENTIFY WITH THE BLUES -- YOU HAVE A GOOD ONE HERE--IS THAT AN OLD STRAT? LOOKS COOL

WRITE ON!

Mackie

#995880 - 02/15/13 09:44 AM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Mackie H.]  
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Thanks Vic,

Funny, EC didn't return any of my my calls smile


Thanks Mackie.

Yeah a 79 bought it new...tiz been in a lot a bars smile

tom

#996004 - 02/16/13 09:25 AM Re: My Friend The Blues [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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Hi Tom,

VERY mellow sounds and you singing works too.

Calvin


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