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Just something I've been working on for an audio production course. Very early Stan, and as far as I know the only track to feature a banjo. It's the story of a tragic shipwreck that also says 'tis an ill wind as blow no one any good! Ability…read more
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While wiring up a new FX processor in my studio I was messing around with this classic traditional sea shanty. Probably because at this time last week I was playing at the Harwich (UK) International Sea Shanty Festival. Anyway, while messing around…read more
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It has long been the role of the troubadour to challenge and lampoon Authority through music. This is one such piece, written following a speech by the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in which he spoke of African slaves…read more
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Where I live, International Women's Day is a big holiday and has been for decades. I write in a genre where the traditional songs are pretty much BY men, FOR men, and ABOUT men. If they're about women, it's a certain sort o' wimmen, if you gets…read more
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Ahoy, shipmates, it's that there time of year again, when yer ready to hang over the lee rail on account of all them insipid Christmas songs they've been blatting at you everywhere you turn ever since Halloween, if not before. Well, I've got…read more
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Here is my contribution to the Minnesota Homebrew Radio Show Songwriting Challenge for April: __________________________________________________________ Our SONGWRITING CHALLENGE for the April 25 show is to write a song that 1) is about the…read more
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"This Balloon" was written for the Minnesota Homebrew Radio Show hosted by Carl Unbehaun. A March songwriting Challenge - Write a song about Balloons. Listen to Carl's radio show on the internet: Pioneer Radio 90.1 Thief River Falls, MN…read more
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Another "new old sea song" that just hit me out of nowhere as I was busily engaged in something else. Here's an echo of an older time - no fancy instrumentation, no fancy studio tricks, no autotune. Just an old banjo and voices. I tried more instrument…read more
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Well, my fans, such as they be (they be great, if few in numbers) encouraged me to "really" record this from Greg Connor's songwriting challenge. So off into the Total Chaos studio I went, and now this is out on CD Baby (sales proceeds go to benefit…read more
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Just happened to run across Greg Connor's challenge to write a song around the words "who knew". I knew right off I wanted to include some characteristics of Greg's songs: romance, humor, and Las Cruces leaped to mind. I thought about it for a…read more
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Performed with National Baritone Guitar, Martin D-28, Morris Mandolin and Hohner EchoHarp. ______________________________________ D Down at the station Em waiting for a train, G Try to find a brand new start D leave behind the A pain D…read more
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Love is where you find it.
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Another tune about an inappropriate school teacher
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Well here's my contribution to the Pirate challenge from Robert Palomo. I think you'll agree it was time to call it a night on this one, but it was a lot of fun writing and recording it! Hope it gives you a chuckle or two. Why Do Parrots…read more
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Here is my contribution to the Pirate Song Challenge offered by Robert Palomo. Find The Pirate Challenge Here: http://alonetone.com/forums/making-music/topics/challenge-pirate-some-music _______________________________________ I once…read more
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Just something I've been working on for an audio production course. Very early Stan, and as far as I know the only track to feature a banjo. It's the story of a tragic shipwreck that also says 'tis an ill wind as blow no one any good! Ability…read more
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Greg Connor said

You have always had a clean production style. This is professional. Is that the audio production course, or just natural ability?

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While wiring up a new FX processor in my studio I was messing around with this classic traditional sea shanty. Probably because at this time last week I was playing at the Harwich (UK) International Sea Shanty Festival. Anyway, while messing around…read more
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Greg Connor said

I Love It … .I can almost taste the salt in the air.

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While wiring up a new FX processor in my studio I was messing around with this classic traditional sea shanty. Probably because at this time last week I was playing at the Harwich (UK) International Sea Shanty Festival. Anyway, while messing around…read more
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Robert Palomo said

@valsvil - Just me. No, I lied. There was also a bottle of rum involved.

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While wiring up a new FX processor in my studio I was messing around with this classic traditional sea shanty. Probably because at this time last week I was playing at the Harwich (UK) International Sea Shanty Festival. Anyway, while messing around…read more
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vaisvil said

Is this all you? In any case impressive vocals!

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I had another version of this Stan Rogers tune up here before. But I recently decided to invest in some nice plugins for my recording setup (IZotope). I used this tune as a learning project and it came out so much better than what I had before…read more
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Cool music

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I am an American of Hispanic descent living in Russia playing and writing music that often involves the banjo, an instrument of African origin.

It doesn’t get much weirder than that, folks!

Styles include Americana, folk, and bluegrass, with influences from lots of things. And there’s often a banjo in there somewhere, though not necessarily yer grandad’s hillbilly sort of banjo.

Lately my focus has been on creating original maritime folk music after the style of traditional songs, but with my own variety of salt added.

from St. Petersburg, RU

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