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Midnight Train with Sisters, Komrade K and James Ryce


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DWL

 Genre: Rockabilly

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We're just a cheap day return away from fame and fortune.

Another song from The Celebrity Torture stable. A little ditty about fame written by Mr Hobbs and myself.

Big big thanks to Anne and Martyn for lending their inestimable talents to this and a very big thank you to James Ryce http://www.jamesryce.com/ a very fine singer from the Zoom Home Recording Forum http://zoomforum.us/ for the lead vocal.

And thanks to Len Gold as he suggested I contact Anne in the first place when I said I was trying for an Andrews Sisters sound :-)
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Uploaded: Sep 28, 2009 - 09:57:43 AM
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2009 - 10:03:10 AM Last Played: Apr 18, 2017 - 06:16:10 PM
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MarkHolbrook said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Simply
Outstanding DWL!!! This will take a couple of listens!
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MarkHolbrook said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Just gets better
and better on each listen... This has lots going on it and it is sooooo cool!!! Nicely done everyone! Mix sounds so good in my phones!
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MarkHolbrook said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Oh ya...
I simply have to comment on the sisters vocals and how well they fit with your primary vocals... So so so very cool! Download and fave!
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Blimey!
Thanks Mark. It took a long while for it all to come together and Anne did a wonderful job fitting in with what James had already done.

Cheers

Dick
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Outtaorbit said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
This is so wonderful....
Thanks
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
And thank you!
Much appreciated

Cheers

Dick
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rabittwhole said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
wowowowow!!!!
no braqiner download ... guys this is solid gold !
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
No brains?
Got it in one Jack!

Thanks

Cheers

Dick
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shavingronaldscar said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
sweet!
great shuffling undercurrents of Classy-Boom-Boom! Love the groove. Very nice mix, awesome arrangement, so many perfect little touches to this that charm the soul and get the feet moving.
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Thank Apple drum loops

Sometimes they turn up trumps :-)

Thanks for the listen

Cheers

Dick

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sheilad said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
wow
this is excellent... and I hope Mark left room for comments LOL. Seriously... great job.... love it all... d/l so thanks
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Thanks Sheila
I'm pleased you enjoyed it.

Cheers

Dick
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damiengh said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
stars..Stars everywhere!
All I see and hear are Stars. Stars Stars everywhere.
What a lineup to bring this baby off. Shuffle shuffle shuffle.......whoa-a-whoa!

Reminiscent of the travelling wilburys macjams style.
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Stars indeed
I'm just lucky they agreed to work with me. Little did they know what they were letting themselves in for ;-)

Seriously, they did a wonderful jod despite me getting the voices out of sync more than once.

Thanks Damien.

Cheers

Dick
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Moviz said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
excellent song
and I'd say a Rockabilly/ Boogie Woogie mix, love the beat and all the vocals from all fit like a glove........ woohoo! Top notch, regards M
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Thanks for the listen Maurice
Boogie-woogie? I hadn't thought of that. Perhaps I should add it to the key words.

Cheers

Dick
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said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
stupendous!
Woooo-woooow

Just excellent, 's all I can say

. - Harold
DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Wooooo-oooo
Thanks Harold!

Cheers

Dick
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magnatone said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Midnight Train
OMG - this is INCREDIBLE!!! Direct to the iPod - this will be such a GREAT road trip tune! THANKS to all - this is FABULOUS!
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
It's a train not a bike ;-)
but nonetheless I really appreciate the comments!

Thanks

Dick
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apod said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Hey Dick
This is great, I just love that shuffling rhythm that propels the whole thing along

Andrews sisters indeed

:-)
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Missing theAndrews
but getting the Sisters!

Thanks

Dick
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paul f. page said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Top Drawer!!!
Everything about this is quite wonderful: excellent (and clear) vocal lead, background vocals so sweet -- Whooo whooo .... nice, guitar leads are well-placed and beautifully played, and the cookin' accompaniment so perfectly mixed as it rises up and fades at appropriate places. How you got all the elements of this together just blows me away, Dick. Congratulations to you and all involved. (Oh, and cute picture.)
Peace.
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Woah Paul!
Many thanks for your comments. I really appreciate them.

Cheers

Dick
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bud said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Rocka rolla
with a swinging beat and ooh ahh beauties backing up the driving wheel. Love it. Excellent collab with great contributions all around
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DWL said 2830 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Those beauties are quite something
Comments much appreciated!

Cheers

Dick
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Feter said 2829 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Midnight Train
WOW ...The Notting hill hit again ...wow ...
I think this is a blast ..the vocals work here
just amazing Sir ..Sista just the right magic
for this combo ...amazing rockabilly set ...
this rock so good ...OMG the lead guitar is just
a real fire here ...a super song ...kudos ..
kudos ...kudos ...thnx alot for sharin such
gem !!!!
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DWL said 2827 days ago (October 1st, 2009)
Thanks Feter
Always good to get a review from you.

That's actually Martyn's violin that sounds like a guitar. He's a clever lad!

Cheers

Dick
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sloparts said 2829 days ago (September 28th, 2009)
Awesome track Dick.
you and your mates did a hell of a good job on this one my friend. This sounds radio ready or sure. The next Starship, has just arrived folks and you're listening to it, right here, right now.

Fantastic work everyone, Kudos to all of you.

Ed


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DWL said 2827 days ago (October 1st, 2009)
Starship is still at the station
but hey, what's the problem!

Thanks Ed, I really appreciate those generous comments

Cheers

Dick
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Komrade K said 2829 days ago (September 29th, 2009)
Wild!
Great new mix - sounding wild! Cheers for the opportunity to participate.

KK
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DWL said 2827 days ago (October 1st, 2009)
Couldn't have done it without you!
Thanks for your sterling work on this (even if people think it's a guitar ;-) )

Cheers

Dick
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SISTERS said 2829 days ago (September 29th, 2009)
woo hoo choo choo
dick - i just love the energy behind this one. james does a splendid job delivering a delicious vocal full of color and passion. the bass knocks me OUT, and the guitar positively blazes at the break. that touch of violin was absolutely diVINE! i loved being part of this - anytime you need a woah woah from me, you've got it. 8) anne
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DWL said 2826 days ago (October 2nd, 2009)
Thanks Anne
What a wonderful contribution and a joy to work with!

Thank you so much for your voice :-)

Cheers

Dick
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jiguma said 2828 days ago (September 29th, 2009)
woahhhh woahhhhh
Funny, I've just been thinking about doing a train song (after 5 days on the things in Europe). Can't beat Anne for "woah woah" sounds. This moves very nicely, and James' vocal sounds great - nice subtle guitar solo Dick ;)
Very cool rhythm section too.
Great post.
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DWL said 2826 days ago (October 2nd, 2009)
Trains are great
unless they're full of commuters.

Luckily this one wasn't ;-)

Thanks for the listen and the comments.

Cheers

Dick
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Vic Holman said 2828 days ago (September 29th, 2009)
hear my train a comin'
you are already a star.

man, this is top drawer stuff all the way through. everyone involved did a excellent job. the composition and mix here sounds very very pro!
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DWL said 2826 days ago (October 2nd, 2009)
Thanks Vic
it seemed to take forever to do but it was worth it in the end.

Thanks for your support!

Cheers

Dick
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lengold said 2828 days ago (September 30th, 2009)
Dick - you
have masterminded a really amazing thing here. Just listened four times - hearing new things every time. Fantastic collaboration, everyone sounding in top form and brilliant production. i am really knocked out with this. Instant download. Thanks.
Cheers
Len

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DWL said 2826 days ago (October 2nd, 2009)
Mastermind?
Half a mind maybe!

I really appreciate the comments Len.

Cheers

Dick
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woofer3 said 2828 days ago (September 30th, 2009)
Sun 1955
with refinements, I love rockabilly. This is a really good recording Dick. A smash single if ever there was one.
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DWL said 2826 days ago (October 2nd, 2009)
I won't see 55 again!
Sun or no sun.

Thanks John, lovely comments

Cheers

Dick
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Doug Somers said 2824 days ago (October 3rd, 2009)
Swing music is alive
This is so fun to hear that it's easy to overlook all the inspired artistic choices made in every bar that make this such a solid song. I can only imagine long hours in the recording, arranging and mixing to bring this one about.

Lovely work and kudos to all!

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DWL said 2820 days ago (October 8th, 2009)
Thanks Doug
It was the mixing that took th etime. Each time I'd do it I'd decide it wasn't right. I'm still not sure it is ;-)

Many thanks for the listen and the considered comments.

Cheers

Dick


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Willywagga said 2823 days ago (October 5th, 2009)
Woooah
Great girly train choo choo sounds.
Brilliant song
Andrews Sisters on Acid
Great main vox, amazing production


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DWL said 2820 days ago (October 8th, 2009)
Choo choo indeed!
Andrews Sisters on acid? The miond boggles!

Thanks for that :)

Cheers

Dick
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guitapick said 2822 days ago (October 5th, 2009)
...aND...
...the artwork's hummin'!

Bells at the end are very cool...

This is really fine stuff, Dick! Fantastic choice of vocals. Violin solo's smokin'. Excellent production and your playing is stellar, as always...
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DWL said 2820 days ago (October 8th, 2009)
Thank you my friend
As I said before, I was lucky with the band members.

Cheers

Dick


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sonnyjim said 2822 days ago (October 5th, 2009)
Wow...
fine job!



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DWL said 2820 days ago (October 8th, 2009)
Yo!
Thanks SJ

Cheers

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Calchas said 2822 days ago (October 6th, 2009)
Yeah boy!
Love that opening clickity clack percussion with the walking bass groove. This is top-drawer stuff! Kudos to all involved!

Be well friends!
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DWL said 2820 days ago (October 8th, 2009)
We do our best
Thanks for the comments and the the thanks!

Cheers

Dick
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echoroom said 2817 days ago (October 11th, 2009)
Rockabilly Cool
Man, where you in the Stray Cats??? This is cooler than cooler. Great song, nice lyrics, but those poor celebritys.... just kill them and get them over it.

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DWL said 2813 days ago (October 15th, 2009)
Hi Steve
Thanks for stopping by! Still a lot of celebrities to kill I'm afraid.

No, I didn't see the X Factor on Saturday. I did see the results show on Sunday though. What amazes me is just how uninteresting the performers are. Mostly quite talented singers but haven't we heard it all before? Identikit comes to mind.

Thanks for the comments

Cheers

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dirigent said 2815 days ago (October 13th, 2009)
Love the trip
What a fantastic journey - I like the voices.
Cool sound, amazing groovin' bass.
Superb stuff, stirring with superb vocals!!
And a most attractive guitar - wowowowow!!!
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DWL said 2813 days ago (October 15th, 2009)
Thanks Andreas!
Your comments are much appreciated. You won't believe how many takes that bass took :0

Cheers

Dick
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paddler said 2815 days ago (October 13th, 2009)
stylish
and chuggin along,baground vocals work really well.drummin is fantastic!

Thanks

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DWL said 2813 days ago (October 15th, 2009)
Those Apple loops
sometimes work really well!

Thanks for the listen.

Cheers

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RoughRooster said 2811 days ago (October 17th, 2009)
I
love your guitar sound, really superb song with a great rockabilly sound from a wonderful lineup.
Really love the vocals with great use of effects.
You are writing some really great music Dick and this has to be one of your very best!
Very much enjoyed!

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rayfieldstorm said 2609 days ago (May 6th, 2010)
nice
moody and real nice vocals,
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Bob6stringer said 2483 days ago (September 10th, 2010)
One day is today.
It's all good, down to M's violin and them train-whistlin' sisters. Interesting -- deft -- how you put the arrangement together. A real virtual kick.
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alackbass said 1892 days ago (April 22nd, 2012)
Midnight Train with Sisters, Komrade K and James Ryce
Too much to take in during a single listen. Downloaded!
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