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Forum: Original Recordings 03-13-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By gilsmusic
Perfect Inertia (collaboration w/ lyricist using Gretsch 6120)

Rarely do i use my Gretsch 6120 for a song but I decided to give it a try here.
Plugged it straight into my computer soundcard and recorded the guitar.
Then using Audacity I recorded two vocal layers...
Forum: Original Recordings 03-13-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By gilsmusic
Magic Passion (Acoustic collaboration w/ lyricist)

Lately I been collaborating with a lyricist named Jim Clarke.
We met because we are both big Paul Westerberg fans and he heard my songs and told me he was a writer. Here's or most recent...
Forum: Cover Songs 03-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By gilsmusic
thanks for listening! Recorded in one take...

thanks for listening! Recorded in one take straight to one cheap stereo mic plugged direct to my soundcard at 24/96 wav. Did a separate vocal track at the choruses.
Forum: Cover Songs 03-13-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By gilsmusic
Roxy Music song Avalon (Solo Acoustic)

A solo acoustic take on this Roxy Music song:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll0JPy_P1l0
Forum: Cover Songs 03-13-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By gilsmusic
In My Secret Life (Solo Acoustic Leonard Cohen cover)

Cover of a Leonard Cohen song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7_vYyFp5E0
Forum: Alternative & Indie 11-16-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,075
Posted By gilsmusic
I was there in the early 90s and was in awe that...

I was there in the early 90s and was in awe that I was at a place where both The Replacements and Prince played. Then I wandered down to a local record store and found "The Replacements Stink" EP on...
Forum: Alternative & Indie 11-16-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,075
Posted By gilsmusic
I been a Replacement fan since the late 80s and...

I been a Replacement fan since the late 80s and then followed Westerberg's solo career.

So I just found this guy on YouTube that is uploading a treasure trove of outtakes, b sides, live concerts,...
Forum: Bands & Artists 11-16-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By gilsmusic
I know this is n old thread but I gotta tell you...

I know this is n old thread but I gotta tell you I have been a fan of his solo work for sometime and find him to be a very prolific and important songwriter. Did you know that Glen Campbell recently...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 11-16-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By gilsmusic
Flashback Alert! New song about the Hippie generation

My Mom turned 70 the other day and she was a Hippie which means I was right in the middle of the counterculture lifestyle as a child growing up. Had some great times and so my thoughts of her...
Forum: Classic Rock 12-09-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By gilsmusic
My wife is a long time fan of U2 so in 2001 I...

My wife is a long time fan of U2 so in 2001 I surprised her with tix to see them at Slane castle in Ireland. On the way we stopped in London and caught their show there too before. The Slane show...
Forum: Classic Rock 12-09-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By gilsmusic
That was EXCELLENT! Thanks for sharing!

That was EXCELLENT! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Classic Rock 12-09-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By gilsmusic
Thank You! That was actually my first time...

Thank You! That was actually my first time learning that song. Always wanted to learn it but never got around to it. I downloaded chords and turned the camera on and that's what I got. Afterwards I...
Forum: Classic Rock 12-08-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By gilsmusic
a little something to honor the memory of John Lennon

I posted this rendition of Imagine today in honor of John Lennon's memory. He may be gone but he will never be forgotten. His music continues to resonate with each new generation which is a wonderful...
Forum: Classic Rock 05-25-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,657
Views: 407,212
Posted By gilsmusic
I can remember clearly hearing this album for the...

I can remember clearly hearing this album for the first time at a friend's house. A mind blowing experience for sure. Back in the days when people devoted time to listening to a whole album. A...
Forum: Bands & Artists 03-14-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By gilsmusic
Tom Waits inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

I got my Tivo set on record already.
None other than Neil Young is doing the induction honors for Tom.
Should be an interesting show.
I've been learning a lot of Tom Waits material.
Been a fan for...
Forum: Classic Rock 03-14-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 59,244
Posted By gilsmusic
I took a simplified solo acoustic stab at Little...

I took a simplified solo acoustic stab at Little Wing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQamql1pE3U
Forum: Classic Rock 03-14-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By gilsmusic
Stop! Hey, What's That Sound ? Everybody Look What's Goin' Down!

This is a song everyone recognizes when they hear it but in general not a lot of people know the name of the song nor do they know (or even care to know) which band played the song. Since this is...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-01-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By gilsmusic
Thanks! Not much I can do about the lead guitar....

Thanks! Not much I can do about the lead guitar. I had the mastering engineer change the tone in the recording the best he could.
I would have to have Bob do it again which means starting over on...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-01-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,333
Posted By gilsmusic
Cool! I liked BOTGS. Fun song and has a B52s vibe...

Cool! I liked BOTGS. Fun song and has a B52s vibe to it!
Forum: Original Recordings 02-01-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By gilsmusic
Live & Die In Love

Got a comment that this sounds like Leonard Cohen backed by Pink Floyd!

Song Credits:
Music: Gil
Lyrics: Sue Mrithujayan and Gil
Acoustic Guitar and lead vocal: Gil
Vocal harmonies and screams:...
Forum: Classic Rock 02-01-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 59,244
Posted By gilsmusic
Hey thanks for listening to my stripped down...

Hey thanks for listening to my stripped down version!
I play a Martin HD28 VR acoustic and it seems to be able to sound good even with that low tuning.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_10-MEnA_4
Forum: Classic Rock 02-01-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 59,244
Posted By gilsmusic
I've always loved the Axis: Bold As Love album....

I've always loved the Axis: Bold As Love album. The album was totally an in studio creation and all only two songs were performed live from it.
I do not have the guitar playing skill level to even...
Forum: Classic Rock 02-01-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4,660
Views: 140,360
Posted By gilsmusic
A friend of mine died suddenly at a young age and...

A friend of mine died suddenly at a young age and he loved the Beatles. At his memorial they showed photos from his life and this was one of the songs they played. I vowed to learn the song and play...
Forum: Classic Rock 02-01-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,660
Views: 140,360
Posted By gilsmusic
Wanted to but I missed it when it was in the...

Wanted to but I missed it when it was in the theater. Definitely need to see that movie. I read Bob Spitz's biography of The Beatles and it is fascinating.
He spent something like 7 years researching...
Forum: Classic Rock 02-01-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By gilsmusic
That Pete Seeger documentary is powerful. I came...

That Pete Seeger documentary is powerful. I came across it on PBS.
Of course I knew who Pete Seeger was before I saw it but that documentary was such a powerful portrait of the man it literally...
Forum: Classic Rock 01-25-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By gilsmusic
Turn! Turn! Turn! (to Everything There Is a Season)

I've always loved this beautiful song but never learned it. It occurred to me
that I first heard the Byrds hit version on radio when I was 6 years old and my
little boy is 6 now.

From...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-15-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By gilsmusic
Cry For The Fishermen (Gulf Oil Spill Disaster)

HC Holbert sent me these lyrics a couple of days ago. I made a few changes, added a chorus and made a song. What a very sad thing to be singing about. The worst environmental disaster in our history...
Forum: Classic Rock 05-08-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By gilsmusic
Four Dead In Ohio - Kent State - May 4th 1970

Just today I was talking with some parents who were in their 30s and mentioned the 40th anniversary of the Kent State killings. They had absolutely no idea what I was talking about. Had never heard...
Forum: Classic Rock 05-04-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 23,257
Posted By gilsmusic
One of my favorites from The River. For my...

One of my favorites from The River.
For my version (learned by ear long ago) I use a chord progression of Bm....A....F#/Gb minor.....G (bar chord).....A
Basically the whole song is that chord...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By gilsmusic
Learned Gnarls Barkley song Crazy here at UG

Always liked this song so I looked up the chords here on UG.
I decided to use (ver 2) mainly because it had 42 top ratings.
Here's the link to what I used to play the...
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