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Tearing Down The Walls - 2009 Woodstock MJ-II


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sloparts

 Genre: Folk-Rock

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In honor of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, here's a song I wrote for the 20 year reunion in 1989. This is a brand new version and recording with all new production of that long ago song, and you'll be the first to hear it. Enjoy !

Peace

Ed
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Lyrics
Tearing Down The Walls - 2009

Words, Music and Arrangement By Edward C. Wemmerus Sr.
Copyright © December 18, 1989 All Rights Reserved
Copyright © Registered February 12, 1990


Tearin down the walls Tearin down the walls - yeah

VERSE 1
Tearin down the walls it's a way to help your brother
Tearin down the walls let the sun shine through
Everybody's able they need peace and understanding
Yeah tearin down the walls let your Sun shine through

CHORUS 1
When I look around the world and see the things a goin on
It sometimes puts the fear in my heart
If the children look at me with thier eyes filled with wonder
I know its time for me to take a part
Tearin down the walls yeah tearin down the walls yeah

BRIDGE


VERSE 2
I see people risin up tryin a give the kids a future
To make a better life a better life for their own
They're shakin up this world with a new brand of freedom
To bring a lasting peace peace to their home

CHORUS 2 ______ and fade out
But when I look around the world and see the things a goin on
It sometimes puts the fear in my heart
Yet the children look at me and their eyes filled with wonder
I know its time for me to take a part in
Tearin down the walls yeah tearin down the walls
Tearin down the walls its a way to help your brother
Tearin down the walls let the sun sun shine through
Tearin down the walls its a way to help your brother
Tearin' down the walls and let the sun shine through
Tearin down the walls
Tearin' down the walls and let the sun shine through
Tearin down the walls it's a way to help your brother
Tearin down the walls let the Sun shine through
Tearin down the walls.
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Hits: 2751
Comments: 20
Fans: 14
Plays: 169
Downloads: 84
Votes: 2
Uploaded: Aug 19, 2009 - 10:02:39 PM
Last Updated: Jun 09, 2011 - 09:36:23 AM Last Played: Oct 13, 2016 - 12:35:18 PM
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Feter said 2838 days ago (August 19th, 2009)
Tearing Down The Walls
WO ...this is powerful southern funky groove
song ...the slide done great job here ...
the vocal shine as ever ...I like it ..the
guitars set with the other instruments just
perfect ....great guitar work ...a true HOOT !!!
far out ....thnx alot for sharin !!!!
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sloparts said 2838 days ago (August 19th, 2009)
A little Southern Comfort for ya Feter
Thanks for bringing Woodstock back this year my friend. I was hoping it would happen again.

And thank too, for listening and the kind words, On quite a few of my other songs from the past I just added to the original tracks and remixed them in together with the new tracks. On this one I did a complete redo and didn't reuse anything from the original song, so the nice comments feel pretty good to me,

Glad you liked the new version Feter.

Ed
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Ren-Tin-10 said 2838 days ago (August 19th, 2009)
Great Lyrics...
...and great delivery!

Fav'd.

Cheers,
Jim
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sloparts said 2838 days ago (August 19th, 2009)
Thanks Jim
Glad you liked the new version neighbor. Thinking of it now, I should have had you do som Dulcimer parts on it instead of the canned parts I used.

Glad you like the way it turned out my friend. Thanks again for listening,

Ed
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DWL said 2838 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Right on brother!
Great song Ed. Fine playing and a worthy tribute to the time.

Cheers

Dick
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Thanks Dick
Glad to see you here and enjoying the song my friend. Been meaning to drop you a line but about the time I get a chance, something always comes up.

Thanks again for listening my friend, and the kind words,

Be well and be cool,

Ed
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RadioChuck said 2838 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
we really thought
we were tearing down the walls didn't we? Ed ...excellent track ... thanks for bringing it here.
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Yeah, that was us with the licks and shovels
What we didn't know was the "Wall" was made of titanium.

Glad you liked the new version Jack, and thanks for the kind words on it.

Be well my friend,

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
thetiler said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Enjoyed
like the jungle feel, cool pic as well.

A fitting piece with the pic !

Nice texture in the voice, cool background music. Like those extra funky sounds you put in there !
Thanks Ed for sharing !
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Thanks Bill
Really glad you dropped in and dropped out for a bit to listen to the music, thats sometimes the best medicine.

Happy to know you enjoyed this old sloparts classic my friend. Thanks again for the kind words Bill, they are appreciated.

Ed

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Vic Holman said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
riding the magic bus
great tune Ed. I'm probably the only one who was not at woodstock. of course i was only 13 at the time.


super mix and message in the lyrics!
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Are you bragging, or complaining, Vic
Just thought I'd ask, of course if you answer, I won't remember it tomorrow anyway, but that happens to "Old" people often, they just don't realize it's happened.

Thanks for listening and the kind words Vic, you young whipper snapper.

Be well my friend,

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
Sigmund said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
tearing down the walls
This song is so cool. Gritty, gutsy, driving beat and yet you retain that good ol boy country feel underneath it all. Music performance is excellent and creative, and your vocals are perfect for the song. My favorite of yours yet - nice job - thanks for the share.
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Thanks for listening Sigmund
Really glad you liked it my friend. Thanks too for the great comments on it, does an old man good to hear such things. It's an old song that was in need of this complete makeover. I'm happy with the way it came out too.

Be well and be cool,

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
crissew said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Bangin Bass
you have kind of a "sly and the family stone" thing going on with this song. I like it. A little funky for a white guy arent you? LOL. Not sure how, but this mix sounds almost live. Enjoyed it! keep it on goin!
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Thanks Charles
To tell you the truth, I wasn't always a Country kinda guy, and I wasn't always a white guy either. At least that what some of my former band-mates used to say, anyway.

Glad you liked the new version of this 20 year old song. I think this time I may have finally done it justice.

Thanks again for listening and the kind words Charles,

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
MarkHolbrook said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Excellent
Ed! Simply stunning excellence! Really really cool!
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sloparts said 2837 days ago (August 20th, 2009)
Thank you Mark
Glad you came to listen and enjoyed the new version. It was way overdo for a major revision, but now it's not.

Thanks again for the kind words Mark, it is appreciated, my friend.

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
guitapick said 2825 days ago (September 1st, 2009)
Kickin'...
...sunshine through...

Sounds great, Ed...top to bottom!
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sloparts said 2772 days ago (October 24th, 2009)
I'm a little late here,
but better late than never, eh Bob

I am glad you stopped to listen my friend, and I do apologize for not responding right away. some how this one just slipped through the cracks and I missed it.

So thank you for the kind words Bob, I'm glad you liked the track.

Be well and be cool,

Ed
Check out my latest song called Quack's Blues
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Name: Ed Wemmerus
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I've been playing guitar since 1962. Over the years since then, I've also learned to play Bass, Drums, and Keyboards, as well as playing the Guitar. I live in western Arkansas now, and I am retired. I'm just kickin' back with my new found freedom, ... [see more]

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Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. In the original and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and Canada around the mid-1960s. The sound was epitomized by tight vocal

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