Tag Archives: funky

September 26th “If Nothing Else Lasts Forever”

It’s Sunday, so I’ll post a love song today.  I did this music a long time ago and liked it so much I really wanted to put some effort into making the words good.  So, I put it off until I felt like it;  which turned out to be about eight months later.   I’m continuing on my endearing love angle in the wake of my anniversary a few weeks ago.  I used to write songs like this all the time before my tendency to make it funky (which happened in college after hearing Dr. Dre and Snoop).    Thanks for listening!!

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September 22nd “I’ve Heard it All Before”

I can’t believe that it’s still hot.  The recycling biz isn’t quite as fun with the scorching heat involved.  It’s alright though, I actually brought my dog with me for the whole route today.  That shook things up a bit.

I’ll keep it funky again today.  As of now, I’ve only got 100 songs left for the year.

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June 1st “It’s in the Soup”

June is popping in a little funky.  I don’t know where this one came from but I kind of like it.   It kind of takes me back to my ‘Dre Days’ producing rap music in Athens, Georgia.    It’s funny I never really rapped ever even though I could have.  I actually feel kind of confident doing it now.  Probably because I can do anything to fill my song a day option and blame it on that.   I do seem to inflect a Doctor Dre type style to my raps however.    My calling card back in the day was that I always had an upright piano to add to the beat to give it a really signature sound.   This is all Korg Triton on this one though.

Thanks for listening!!

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Song of the day May 15th “Super Super Super Fantastic”

Back to my fence building obsession for the weekend.  I’ve gotten 15% of my 700 foot endeavor done so far.  Only 85% to go!

As for my song a day for 2010, I’m fairing much better.  Can you believe I’m closing in on halfway already.   This is my 135th song, that’s probably as many as I wrote last decade.     Hopefully this one is worthy of it’s 135th song importance.   Actually, this one is mostly just a funky groove number (shocker).

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Feb 4 “Hot Sauce on a Sweet Potato”

It must be time to get funky again because that’s what I’m doing.   It’s so funny when I started doing the song a day thing, I envisioned recording a lot of acoustic songs because it is so much easier and faster to record.  But in general, I have produced full band 16 to 24 track songs instead.    I’m addicted to hearing a song develop with the extra instruments.

I rarely listen to any of the takes I do, so that when I hear the final thing, it’s like I’m hearing it for the first time.

Today’s funky song reminds me of a groove that my buddy Will Clay in Rabun, Georgia used to kick with his band Field Trip.   The lyrics of the song are random ‘party lyrics’ that are based on my current habit of putting Louisiana Hot Sauce on everything (including sweet potatoes).  What can I say I’m gourmet all the way.       Thanks for listening!!!

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