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You Can Have Me


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Char

 Genre: Jazz (vocal)

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I've decided to keep this song, even though it isn't that good. I have had this since over a year ago. Nobody but me liked it. I found Cool Upright Bass 18 and sang to that. I only did it once. I've had a cough all summer. So, I stink, but I was wondering if anyone thought there was any potential here. Go ahead and be honest. And thank you.
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Uploaded: Oct 21, 2010 - 03:59:05 AM
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2010 - 03:28:56 PM Last Played: Sep 04, 2017 - 06:35:16 PM
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Symphony101 said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
powerful
Char I'm amazed by your vocals, this is nicely done. Very straightforward with the bass line.
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Char said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Ah Yves,
You are like Santa Claus. Nothing interesting to hear here. Kind of straight forward. It is nice to post something. It has been a long while. I forgot how to do a lot. Thank you. You are so sweet. :)
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alackbass said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
You Can Have Me
Nice clean recording of your vocal that is sung quite well. Cool lyrics! I like the little spoken word parts too. Long long overdue. Welcome back Char!
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I have a catch
in the throat. I will probably mess with this and re-sing sometime. It was staring at me. Thank you, Andrew. :)
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RAVENS said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
About Time
What a great surprise to see your name on the front board this morning. Your voice is so unique and pure, yet a haunting sadness lingers in the background. Oh those lyrics, especially the spoken-part, love them! Goodbye, yes!

RAVEN ;-)
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Hi, Dani,
I don't know what I did to deserve you. I am glad to hear that it worked. Thank you. :)
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RosaLinda said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
The most
pleasing voice!!:) I cant understand why people didnt like it back then! This is a cool song all the way. Loved how you use your voice!:)
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Hello,
So nice to meet you. The lyrics were written for music, then, not used. I sent them to others and nothing. So, I just sang to that loop. If people like it, I thought, then , maybe I could get a song out of it. I wanted to do more with the voice but I'm a bit raspy. Thank you. :)
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CIASM_ZENABI_ said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
you can have me
nice quality to the voice. with an eastern feel. lots of potential for all kinds of different genres of music to be put to this. cheers
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Hi,
I'm guessing this is the fourth melody for these lyrics. I didn't have the patience or energy to put together a better and varied background. I am grateful for the encouragement. Thank you. :)
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Roxylee said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
A one take song?
For a one take song, this is good, Char. You sing with passion and if the guy doesn't get it after this, he must be really dense. Good, you sent him away.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Yeah,
I usually just sing the words with no preparation. I have no idea how to make music. If someone else makes a song, I'd re-sing after adjusting the lyrics to fit. (The guy didn't want me and he is long gone.) Thank you, Roxy. :)
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Jarvoid said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Do not remember this from
before ! Nothing wrong with this, and it does have legs....I just jammed a little keyboard riff over it which seemed to work in my current groggy Nightshift Addled state,and it sounded OK,not performance ready but shows that this is hot to trot....someone with real keys skills could deffo add to this....punctuated by a little smokin' sax......I said SAX !!.....sheesh ,some people...you know you have a private conversation and everybody listens in and makes their own jokes up.....anyway,thats my 'ayporth for what it is worth.....long time ,no posty....hope your cough gets better.

CVhris
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Hi, Chris,
This was never posted, in any form. I have a 6" stack of lyrics, poems.
This was just on top after I shuffled through them. I had not tried a bluesy, jazzy style before it just happened. That loop set the stage. I'd love piano and sax. The cough is lingering from water damage and black mold and clean-up. Longest I've ever had to deal with a cough. Thank you. Me, too. :)
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scofugate said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I liked it!! and still do
can we swing some drums on this one? mabee some brushes?
Very cool, and like I alaways told you...I love your vibrato!
Very cool
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awigze said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Scott
ya! and bongos.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Absolutely, Scott.
Please feel free. I have no real structure. I will re-do the singing to fit. I was imagining what it could sound like but I really didn't take any time to slap loops together. I think an upright bass is so moody and rich. It was the right inspiration. Thank you. :)
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magnatone said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
You Can Have Me
about TIME we had something from you my dear! just love your cool voice!
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
The voice
is not cooperating. Throat is sore. I try neat s things and I have a coughing fit. I had about three erstwhile recordings of coughing jags followed by sailor like swearing. Of course I deleted them. I don't think anyone would enjoy a symphony of hacking. Thanks, Karen. :)
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awigze said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
crazy crazy
needs to be performed in front of crazy cats - who snap their fingers instead of clapping.... ya know what i am sayin.
vocals are cool on this.... you can do a lot with this - give it up to the collaborators. This could really turn into some big band sound. leave it here, lets see what happens.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
OOh!
It has that beatnik vibe. I remember Eden. I heard finger snapping too. Can you have that and big band, too? I am already re-doing the lyrics and I'd love a chance to sing it better. So, piano, drums, bongos, sax....finger snapping. Thank you, Andy. I'll call it up for collabs, but I'd want to re-sing to the music. :)
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davisamerica said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
wowzers!
char...this has such potential .... I love your vocals here ..... please put this up for some folks to throw down on.... downloaded.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Okay, Jack,
I want to be able to sing it better. Thank you. :)
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Calchas said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
You're awfully hard
on yourself these days dear friend. Nothing wrong with this piece! You shine vocally herein...

Keep on keeping on!

Be well!
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Yeah, Micheal,
Life is hard on me and if it's true that change is centered in the throat, I'm resisting change and suffering for it. I hear the stuff where the voice is just not smooth. But I do love doing this and so I had to break out of that vicious circle and sing after clearing the throat the best I could. I will try. Thank you for the encouragement. :)
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scofugate said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I agree man
This is really good stuff!!!
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Calchas said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
See?
Told ya! LOL
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ShadowofNine said 2530 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Cool walking Bass
and Vocal, I think this works really well, has a blues/Jazz feel, I'm a sucker for those bass loops I luv'em, and the vocal is indeed fitting Char...
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I went through
most of the Upright bass loops. I tried to cut a few up to fit what I had in mind but I got discouraged. Then, I found # 18 and it was the beat I wanted, so I just repeated it. I did nothing in the way of effects or panning or anything. So, this is a sketch, I guess. Thanks, Dave. :)
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TERRAPLANE said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
cool babe
sooooooo Vibratooooooooo coooooooolllllllllll.. good to see you back charming Char,T
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Ah,
hello, Terry. For an old broad sitting on her butt in a house in the woods, I'm as cool as can be, for sure. ;) Thank you. :)
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Henke said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Minimalistic
and good. Nothing wrong with that at all, and really well sung too, even not considering the problematic throat. Glad to see you back with a post.

Take care,
Henke
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Hi, there.
It is minimalistic. I was very lazy. I think I can do better. Oh, glad to be here. I have even older sets of lyrics. Thank you. :)
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davajonah said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Very cool
Get some snare brushes and sax on this one for the full monty. And some percussion. Vocals great, it's crying out for a jazz collab!
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Really?
Well, if anyone wants to bother with it, I'm all for it. Thanks you. :)
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rok41 said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
(smile)
Your stuff always makes me smile, a bold and fearless post as usual. unorthodox? yes interesting? yes ...Char? Most definately! great post!
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I make you smile?
Eh, I'm only able to try here because the people here are so easily pleased. Anywhere else, I'd be riding a rail. I did not expect a warm receipt. This is so neat. Thank you. :)
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fasteddie said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I think
that the stand up bass in the background with your vocals is quite refreshing. I also think that you did a knock down job on this.

Great stuff.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
Wasn't that
nice that "he" was waiting there in GB and didn't get tired of thumbing those strings over and over. Easy gig for him! Thank you. :)
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dave_b said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
You Can Have Me
Long time no post, welcome back. This is powerful vocal, and you have a good vibrato. I don't like all of the note choices but I do think it has potential.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 21st, 2010)
I agree,
It was recorded off the cuff, spur of the moment, with no forethought, absent of plan, without benefit of either know how or confidence. All I was looking for a hint that there might be a future and so, I'm encouraged by the reception. I keep telling you people that I don't know what I'm doing. Thank you. I tried though when I'm in good health, I know I sing better. :)
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ted23 said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
I
still have a half finished version of these lyics on one of my tunes.... I should pull my finger out and try and get it done. Although your doing a mighty fine job yourself Char!
Char said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
I hadn't heard
anything one way or the other. I will wait to hear what you've got. I did next to nothing. I have so many of these things lying around. Thanks for stopping in to let me know. :)
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spitlogic said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
I like it
Char you have a lot of talent. Despite your cough I can't tell. Love it.
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
Ah, Mitchell,
that is so nice of you. Yeah, the cough is making me nuts. I can't be sure I can sing through without having to cough. And I can't do some things without a break or other nasty, weird sound. As if I haven't got enough junk to deal with. I know I can sing better than this. Thank you. :)
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Bowman said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
There's
a little bit of Eartha Kitt here Char.
I'd love to hear you kicked it up a notch.
It certainly has potential.
Cheers,
Charlie
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Char said 2529 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
Hi and
I have to tell you that when I was a little girl, I used to sing songs in my idea of Eatha Kitt's style. I was quite taken by her pronunciation and melodrama. So, you aren't wrong...I'm sure there is a bit of that still in me. Thank you. :)
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VicDiesel said 2528 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
Swing out sister
You're grooving!

Fun piece, but at some point you have to switch to a different chord. Is there another bass loop that you can alternate with?

Sorry about the cough. Musicians have to suffer for their art!
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Char said 2528 days ago (October 22nd, 2010)
I wanted to put
together something more varied but after four of five tries, I gave up.
Maybe, I should've recorded to it but left it out. But, then, I knew I liked the sound of the bass and as a sketch I thought it would suffice. I didn't expect many to like this...surprised they did. Thank you. :)
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falcef said 2527 days ago (October 24th, 2010)
You Can Have Me
Salve hello from Italy. Good music good many compliments to the choice of musical instruments used in this song good. Tanks my complean comment in forum MJ bye...
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Char said 2527 days ago (October 24th, 2010)
Ah...
Che bello di voi ad ascoltare. Questo è stato uno schizzo. Sembra che può essere di più. Grazie.

Sei il benvenuto. :)

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Cheeto said 2509 days ago (November 10th, 2010)
Great Voice.....
Wow! I was blown away...I like very much!!
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Char said 2508 days ago (November 11th, 2010)
Gee, thank
you, Paul. Of course, I hear my sore throat and cough voice. I am wondering if I'll ever get back to normal. Thank you. :)
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musichead said 2508 days ago (November 11th, 2010)
sounds like a........
This sounds just like a real a bass. I should know. I play the damn thing. Good sound!
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Char said 2508 days ago (November 11th, 2010)
I should
not have been so lazy. But, I knew I wanted that sound. So play an neater background for me, already. I'll wait. Thank you. :)
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ramonaji said 2505 days ago (November 14th, 2010)
sp much STYLE!
Interesting to read your description.... no one liked it but you? Well, I like it, so there! This is good stuff and so distinctive!!!!
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Char said 2505 days ago (November 15th, 2010)
Thank you
so very much, Ramona. That makes me feel so great. You are a sweetheart, you know. Thanks. :)
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regulus said 2451 days ago (January 7th, 2011)
I accept,
Straight off the shoulder jazz, impromptu can do it every time..

Really great. Fun. Didn't get the feel of any hesitation in the delivery. Shows confidence in yourself. Sometimes you may derive impact and emotional feeling by doing a staccato effect with some of the wordage in the verse with this format and style.

As you say above you may do this again. I would love to hear what you would do with this after the input from out cousins here.
Some possible ideas. You asked for it. Layers and beds of instruments, basic jazz band, building to a solid conclusion, then your satiric ending of, "good by."

Sing closer to the mic, like right up in its face. Half inch away using a screen in between. Possible ask for a volunteer for some sax riffs. On vox, try being a little more scalier with the notes. (reference peggy lee Fever)

Love what your doing. You have a wonder spirit and it is projected in what you doing with it here. Your a keeper with. I'm going to take this one home. Have a productive year in "11".
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Char said 2451 days ago (January 7th, 2011)
Yes,
I'd enjoy having some well done music to sing with. I can't do well done music. I have to sing about three feet away from the mic, because I sing too loud. Sometimes I lean in a bit, but I never sing right up against it. I'm not sure what you mean by staccato effect or scalier but more how to interpret that by doing something with the voice. I'm not a musician. Thank you so much for listening with a close ear. I do hope someone, someday would add better stuff. :)
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Lagusaya2 said 2388 days ago (March 11th, 2011)
Unique tone
I like that tone of yours. And that vibrato is very attractive as well.

Stan
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Char said 2388 days ago (March 11th, 2011)
Why
thank you for coming by to listen some stuff I did on my own. I appreciate the support. :)
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Dobrothunder said 2175 days ago (October 11th, 2011)
You Can Have Me
Wow... great vocals!
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Char said 2175 days ago (October 11th, 2011)
That's
so very nice of you. Thank you so much. :)
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shavingronaldscar said 2128 days ago (November 26th, 2011)
The sexy cold voice!
It works!
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Char said 2128 days ago (November 26th, 2011)
No kidding?
Sexy, huh? Thanks, Joachim.
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eanbardsley said 2108 days ago (December 16th, 2011)
I love it
Thanks, I really enjoyed this. It is hypnotizing like modern hebrew chant, but is jazz singing!!! I like the words too, and find the whole thing sexy like someone else said. I sure like the idea of just bass and vocalsz; pure.
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Char said 2108 days ago (December 17th, 2011)
I don't have
the know how to make a complete piece of music by myself. I didn't know how to vary this one loop. It was meant as a demo. You are most kind. Thank you very much. I appreciate your time. :)
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Char said 111 days ago (June 5th, 2017)
Ooh. Not
the best performance. I never release much. The lyrics come easily. And, very often, I have a tune. If I knew what I was doing..but that's the charm, right?

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Char said 106 days ago (June 9th, 2017)
I wish
I could make this a real song. But, at least, I demo-ed something.

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Char said 90 days ago (June 25th, 2017)
I like it!
But, then, I have no taste. :)

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