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On March 8, 2008
PCSongman 25 (harmony)
The Mamas and The Papas
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AT LAST, ALL FOUR PARTS!
This recording is a collaborative effort, originated by Heather (Torchie72), and added to by Roberta (RLSSOPKO), and myself. I could not have selected two better partners for this project. Thank you both for your outstanding vocals.
This is for the... Everyone's A Winner Music Festival Challenge/Showcase Thingy LIXPlease join us. No judging, just a great way to be heard on SingSnap.
For this production I worked with MP3 copies of each incremental recording and used software (Sound Forge 9.0) for noise reduction, volume adjustment, EQ and reverb. Quite a project, but one many of you have encouraged us to complete over the last day or so. We hope you like the finished product. Here are links to the first three successive recordings...
Original by Heather Duet by Heather & Howard Trio by Heather, Howard & Roberta
*Song Trivia"Creeque Alley" is an autobiographical song written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas in 1967, narrating the story about how the group was formed. The title of the song is derived from the road Creeque Alley, home to a club in the Virgin Islands where the Mamas and the Papas spent time. The third song on the album The Mamas and the Papas Deliver, the song charted #5 on Billboard Pop Singles.
The lyrics of the song mention, directly or indirectly, many artists and bands who were part of the music scene at the time including Zal Yanovsky, John Sebastian, Roger McGuinn, Barry McGuire, The Mugwumps, and The Lovin' Spoonful. Several locations important to The Mamas and The Papas story are also mentioned e.g. The Night Owl Cafe in Greenwich Village.
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Brings back memories of the 70s. Very nice.
I mean 60's
ooh this is exciting! I get to hear it almost first! lol
Fantastic Performance ALL of you!!! *clapping*
wow, this is sure a great recording. You all did a great job. the harmonies are fun, and your voices are all just fantastic together. great job putting this together songman. :0)
this is truely a masterpiece. PURE PERFECTION ..Singing, mixing...everything.totally blown away by this!!!!!
me gusta mucho!
Totally fantastic !!!! Great collabaration!!!
Outstanding Howard, you know this kind of audio production is right up my alley. I'd like to try something like that using "Cakewalk" with others who have the program. Great Job on the vocals all 3 of you...
Wow!WOW, all of you!!This is fabulous. Howard, you did a great job putting it all together. The sound is great. The singing is top-notch. Bravo!
You're my hero Howard...
I just love when people do things like this.
This is wonderful... And Mama's cat is getting fatter LOL.
Ah, never mind my last comment. So *this* is what it's supposed to sound like. Awesome!
Oh my gosh! Howard, the last part is the final touch! I love the mix too! Thank you so much for all of your hard work to make us all sound so great!!! I couldn't be happier with the final product!
Wow 2 papas at once! You're quite a guy:)
Holy smoke! This is so like the original!
Absolutely outstanding...thanks for the hard work!
OMG! First of all... I absolutely love this song! Secondly... this sounds SO freakin' awesome!! Love it, love it, love it!!
Wow!!!! This sounds incredible!!!!! You three are just marvelous together!
This is simply outstanding........just outstanding you three, Jubi
oh yeah! Perfection you guys! This is spectacular!
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