Tag: Backing Tracks

IT’S LIKE YOU DON’T EXIST

‘Cleo the Wise Owl’ She doesn’t talk that much but she did mention that without bees, seeds & trees we are nothing.  Songs that that tell stories are fascinating me lately. I’m not sure why, although the plus with a song is – providing the melody is a good one – that a lyricist can

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THE SUN DON’T SHINE

‘A broken mirror left behind’ A couple of posts back I wrote some semi-lyrical words. I called them ‘The Secrets of the Blind’ I have been playing around with them hoping to get a new song together. I’m still playing around, adding a slightly different take on the evolution of the songs words and melody. If

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THE ARTIST

I can’t draw let alone alone paint. However, fellow blogger Ted Giffin can. Not just can, he’s actually a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indiana University, the Herron School of Art, plus he’s a musician as well. So, I get to see a pic of me (above) on his blog. I let my mother take

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THE SECRETS OF THE BLIND

Sky and sea and you and me and tall ships left behind Echoes of the days before Planet Earth was undermined Those with blinkered eyes that see never change their mind They never think to take time out and ask the secrets of the blind I think this number, the title track from my album

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COUNT TO THREE

‘Calorific Tardis’ BAD ADVICE ‘to be adapted into a lyric’ You’ve got the motor; you’ve got the SatNav and a tank full But you’re still stuck on the inside looking out Blind faith, too blind and blinkered to realize The kick you get living with all that doubt There’s a doorway to Hell or is

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DOORWAY TO THE ROOM OF CLOUDS

‘Doorway to The Room of Clouds’ ‘One minute I held the key Next the walls were closed on me I discovered that my castle stands Upon pillars of salt, and pillars of sand’ Coldplay I thought I’d try something random again, just writing the first thing/things that came into my head. I’ve not done it

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‘CREATIVITY ON TAP’

‘Refugee Flower Living on the Streets’ ‘A Bloom of Jellyfish’ ‘No Chord is Safe’ ‘The Oldest Multi-Organ Animals on Earth’ Below, the full 3 hour album ‘Guitar Jam, Vol. 1 – Zoolon Audio Backing Tracks’ on sale at Bandcamp for £6.50 or whatever equivalent price in other currencies in the land where you live. These

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NERO ON A GOOD DAY

‘Fiddling While Rome Burns’ by Shena Tschofen NERO ON A GOOD DAY North, East, South & West The Earth, a burning star What’s not on fire is melting While I sit back and play guitar Like Nero on a good day I talk a better game than the one I play Our oxygen is running

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‘A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS’

I’ve taken a sidestep from composing just songs and instrumentals recently, and added ‘backing tracks’ as a new ‘Zoolon’ product. The objective with the backing track videos I’ve made is to assist guitar players and/or songwriters in creating their own songs via my posts on my YouTube Channel It would be a major help to my

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THREE HOURS OF MUSIC

‘Creativity on Tap’ I’m pleased to announce that ‘Volume 1’ of my ‘Guitar Jam Backing Tracks’ has been released on Bandcamp. This is a great collection for anyone learning how to play the guitar or is an experienced player who can enjoy playing along to the 20 track, 3 hour long album creating their new

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