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The Homework Ate My Dog


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This is the very first instrumental that I ever wrote. The first part was written in ancient times so long ago I barely remember. The second part was in the last year or so as I tried to make it a little fuller and more complex. Still a simple little piece but one I like to play.
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Uploaded: Mar 31, 2011 - 10:55:15 AM
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011 - 10:55:15 AM Last Played: Feb 21, 2017 - 04:55:28 PM
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Martin D-18, iMac internal mic
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thetiler said 2333 days ago (March 31st, 2011)
Thanks
for sharing Tom. Has a kind of Carlos Jobim. effectt. I quess you getting stressed out with finals ? :) And needed a little diversion!

Thanks for sharing and a part of history too!
And added fingerpicking to boot!
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alexmoody said 2333 days ago (March 31st, 2011)
dont know which came first..
but somehow that awesome title fits this cheeky little bit of music.. thoroughly enjoyed that
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neilh79 said 2333 days ago (March 31st, 2011)
The homework ate my dog!!
Excellent guitar skills man one to be proud of your bassline is sublime and the melody carries well.
michaeljayklein said 2333 days ago (March 31st, 2011)
Darn it!
I was just about to say this was strongly reminiscent of Carlos Jobim's playing and then I just caught Tiler's remarks....well, I still do! It is amazing how you can make 6 strings sound so encompassing and contained, as if there were 6 musicians playing one string apiece on this--just marvelous. Thanks for sharing this one Tom--enjoyed it a lot! Michael
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Feter said 2332 days ago (April 1st, 2011)
The Homework Ate My Dog
Man this is a nice front porch pickin song ..good job !!
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BossHook said 2331 days ago (April 2nd, 2011)
This is some fine island
sounding acoustic work - I picture you on the Hawaii coast sippin' coconut juice and pickin' and grinnin'.
PeterB7858 said 2330 days ago (April 3rd, 2011)
Nice tone!
Hi Tom. Nice tone! Some nice playing as well. Diverting little tune. Ends a bit abruptly though? Thanks for the posting. Warm regards, Peter.
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JBurns said 2320 days ago (April 13th, 2011)
something
There is something special I think about recordings that are stripped down to their soul. No generated drums or keyboards just a man and his guitar and this has that sound. I agree might could use a outro lick but really enjoyed it, nice fingerpicking!
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FEEL said 2306 days ago (April 27th, 2011)
Lovely melody
You play this so precisely. Every not owns it's own space. Enjoyed!
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VillageIdiot said 2305 days ago (April 28th, 2011)
Sweet
Nice work... That was your FIRST piece, Tom? Very nice change of gear in there too.
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bronco said 2291 days ago (May 12th, 2011)
Sure was
First instrumental, at least first part anyway. Keep in mind that I have only written five or six instrumentals my ENTIRE life and I am 63 now. I never meant to write any of them. They just popped into my head and onto the strings and there they were.
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egobandit said 2295 days ago (May 8th, 2011)
Strumin and pickin
Your guitar has a nice bright sound to it, very soothing, has a feel good drink a tropical drink feel!
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Philip18 said 2239 days ago (July 3rd, 2011)
Relaxing
Nice tune and your playing sounds comfortable - very pleasant listening!
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