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#1 budokagamer

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Posted May 16, 2016 - 08:49 PM

By any Chance, somebody have this incredible and catchy song???? love it!!!

 

 

 

or this one......

Paul Simon - 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

 

 

let me know!!! :rock:  :rock:



#2 Epietro

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Posted May 16, 2016 - 11:08 PM

+1 for both. Amazing and fun songs indeed!



#3 veritasisacerbus

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Posted May 28, 2017 - 04:54 AM

I might try charting "You Can Call Me Al" MAYBE



#4 Mr Wally

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Posted May 29, 2017 - 05:29 PM

+1 for this, considering the amount of 80's packs and certain authors being big fans of the 80's its quite shocking that "You Can Call Me Al" hasn't been done, its such a popular song.


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#5 Funk Meister Freud

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Posted May 30, 2017 - 01:14 PM

+1 for "You can call me Al"......
Heck, anything by Paul Simon and you can call me happy! :cool:


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#6 Dash Riprock

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Posted May 30, 2017 - 07:00 PM

I think the bass in Al may be deserving of a tier above devils.  :huh:


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#7 AJFOne23

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Posted May 30, 2017 - 07:28 PM

I'm down for 50 ways



#8 samjjones

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Posted May 31, 2017 - 05:28 PM

I think the bass in Al may be deserving of a tier above devils.  :huh:

It always kind of bugged me that Simon "plays the bass" in the music video, when he had absolutely nothing to do with the all-time amazing bass break that is on the recording.  

 

http://forbassplayer...bakithi-kumalo/



#9 FujiSkunk

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Posted May 31, 2017 - 09:33 PM

Listen closely and you'll notice that amazing bass break (and yes, it is amazing) is only half a bass break.  The second half is a backward play of the first half.

 

That may be obvious to some but I never noticed it until I read about itin trivia attached to a list of someone's favorite breaks.  The drum entrance in "In the Air Tonight" was #1 in that list.



#10 Russell_GuitarGuy

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Posted June 1, 2017 - 04:50 PM

I think the bass in Al may be deserving of a tier above devils.  :huh:

True that! I believe this would be pretty fun to play as well. :)



#11 samjjones

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Posted June 2, 2017 - 08:00 PM

Listen closely and you'll notice that amazing bass break (and yes, it is amazing) is only half a bass break.  The second half is a backward play of the first half.

 

That may be obvious to some but I never noticed it until I read about itin trivia attached to a list of someone's favorite breaks.  The drum entrance in "In the Air Tonight" was #1 in that list.

Yep...I never knew this until I read the article that I posted above.  It's pretty ingenious work by the engineer.  Geoff Emrick would've approved.






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