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Music Ed Tech Tools: Free Music Composition and Notation Software

One day, I was driving while thinking about a composition that I’m working on. It struck me amazing that composers in the old days were able to churn ensemble hits since the 1600s. 561 more words

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You Must Be

“You Must Be” is an experiment. Having just finished it, I’m not sure how I think it turned out. Perhaps you can let me know what you think. 26 more words

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Shadow Stomp

“Shadow Stomp” is another original instrumental composition in which I try to combine the feel of 60’s instrumental guitar rock with a somewhat more sophisticated musical and harmonic language than was typical for that genre. 25 more words

Guitar

Bombay Duck

“Bombay Duck” was the “B-side” to the Shadows 1967 single “Maroc 7”. I’d describe it as something of a “novelty” number, as it is a caricature of Indian/Asian music. 35 more words

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What a Lovely Tune

“What a Lovely Tune” was released as the “B-side” to the Shadows 1962 top 5 UK hit, “Guitar Tango”. Written by members Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch and Brian Bennett, the original features a prominent spoken voice-over. 9 more words

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Stars Fell on Stockton

“Stars Fell on Stockton” was the “B-side” to the Shadows #1 1962 UK hit “Wonderful Land”. Song-writing credit is shared by the four band members at the time:  Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris, and Brian Bennett. 6 more words

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Alice in Sunderland

“Alice in Sunderland” appeared as the “B-side” to the Shadows 1965 single “Sting Ray”, as the title track on an EP (Extended Play 45) that same year, and in 1970 on the compilation album “Mustang”. 18 more words

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