Rain Dance Blues (I Shall Not Fear)
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* Revised original mix from 12Aug2020, to a tad leaner (removed the kitchen sink?)..., well maybe.
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Cody had some live recorded Oklahoma flatland storms from last week, and other, -- all original live sounds freshly recorded; and, of course all instruments are "live" too.
(Including the dog, prior to barking hahhh! No, Cody uses him as work for hire vocals and me too.)
So, anyway, ---- Cody had a Slide-guitar track he was considering, stored in his looper and for another fellow somewhere else, that fellows "blues song". When I heard it, -- well, it had, as I said, "great bones" and with the live-sounds he had too, -- loaded them into Audacity, dog and all.
As I had time today, after aligning them all, then, chopping and rearranging, I in "flow of thought" w/o a plan then added a Bass melody, actually two more in syncopation over that first one. Then, I think I added the NAF in G, then Harp in B (CK F#/F), then added the Electric Guitar (playing in Key C hahahahaahaha) -- and thought I was done, and had an instrumental.
However, I did a quick browse of all the Lyric I had, and ---- especially from March to June and then saw what I wound up using.
-- In my mind, while not a "traditional" song structure, -- it seemed it would fit if just went with it and sung it. So, on first-pass, and one-take sang it into it, free form, and -- w/o trial into that Instrumental only track.
For me, it felt like it lacked a little dimension with that single vocal track dubbed in, ---- and I now I have, presently, "Ear Fatigue", to be sure!..., nevertheless, then ---- sang another take into it, syncopated. I don't know if one would call it "harmony" or "gang" vocal... I just wanted yet another dimension syncopated into it.
(Words as "Notes", more than a traditional Lyric use, form).
And so I say, I puked all over Cody's track since he likely was not expecting this, -- nor was I expecting it either. Well, this is what you get when you free form experiment and not worried about the outcome.
But, itTisWhatitTis... and thereItBee...
-- I wonder how it will sound tomorrow? Always a "surprise" aye! O M G, what did I do!!!
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