4Shoes 'BOOKENDS'; Morgan Horses

4Shoes 'BOOKENDS'; Morgan Horses
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Sunday, 2 April 2017

If I'm Going to be Alone






Two beautiful renditions of this remarkable, deeply moving piece of music (Mr Shoes has been learning to play guitar - he's a former drummer). Which version is more your style?

11 comments:

  1. I like the second. She has a great voice, too. I'm going to try this one! Is going acoustic or electric?

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    1. He has an acoustic/electric blend (not sure what the proper term is) but no amp yet; it sounds awesome without anyways. I'm so impressed with how quickly he's picking it up, but I knew the rhythm & fingering would be not too hard for him because drummers already have operating their hands independently pretty much down. He's not quite at the point where I can ask him to learn a particular song for me, but when he is, this is one of my first requests.

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  2. I love the first. Sounds more my style.

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    1. Brian Tyree Henry is something else; I really love his voice too.
      heheheh
      ;-)

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  3. I like the first one. It's more my taste in music. The second is very nice too. She has a great voice.

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    1. Yes, she does have a lovely voice, but I too like BTH's version better, maybe because I heard it on 'This is Us' (tv show) & it tied so strongly into the emotional story.

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  4. I prefer the singing style in the first one, but could do without the electric keyboard.

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    1. I'm not even sure what you call the genre - is it soul? My kind of song to sing too; I love music that evokes deep emotions.

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    2. Not sure either, it definitely had a soulful sound.

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  5. Definitely the first one. She's got a great voice but needs to speed up a tad. That's my only complaint. Don't like when I'm anticipating the next word for too long. Spit it out already, lol. Btw, Love the show!

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  6. I think "This is Us" was my favourite new TV show this year.

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