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Some southern-fried rockin’ blues.

‘Sitting in’ is Tobin James Meuller on Hammmond organ.

Tobin is absolutely ‘smokin’ on this one, folks.

I play lead, rhythm, bass guitars and GB drums.

A little about the tune:

I went for a big Texas sound on guitars, a real gritty organ, and a mix of big-time rock drums with a dash of dixie/zydeco-flavored drumming in the drum break solo.

Compositionally, it sarts in the key of A, with a heavy bass and rhythm guitar pentatonic riff backing. After the drum break, it modulates up the scale, then back down, and ends on A sharp... Don’t know why. It just turned out that way.

Sorry, no long, drawn out guitar solos. I was having too much fun working around the melody.

Hope you like!

Thanks so much, Tobin, for sharing your talent! YOU DA MAN!

This one goes out to Dave Pollard, a.k.a. Stratcat51.
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Uploaded: Nov 10, 2006 - 12:07:16 AM
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2006 - 04:41:16 PM Last Played: Mar 22, 2017 - 02:58:24 AM
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One slow iMac 800 Mhz, one beat-up Fender Strat, one M-Audio Mobile Preamp, and one M-Audio 49e Keystation.
Software:
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Comments
thetiler said 3972 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
wow
Lots a rockin going on.
The funky guitar really fits in cool with Tobin's 88's :)

Way to go you guys!
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Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Hey Bill
Thanks a whole bunch. I was overdue for a posting. Glad you liked it.

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ronnielong said 3972 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
YEs!
F'ing bad ass guys!! Way to lay the Drum track too... I know how it is an it caan be a real pain sometimes tryin to work it all out it GB... Congrats on a Bitchin' Track!!
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Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
About the drum track
Yeah, man. I played the drum solo over and over and over, until I got it the way I wanted.

It took a number of drum tracks to blend the various drums and cymbals. To keep the GB file size small, I pasted the various drum parts into a main drum fills track. Since the drums and cymbals are assigned different keys, they didn't paste on top of each other. They weaved nicely into place. I ended up with one rhythm drum track and one fills track.

Another trick I came up with was to tap out a fill, rhythm change or solo on the 2 snare keys, then select and drag the note onto which ever cymbal or drum I had in mind. This saved me tons of time trying hit the right key, especially if it was a stretch for me on the keyboard.

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Cori Ander said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Woooo
Woooo .. that's nice style ..
.. a make-a-my-a-happy tune!

Thanks,
cheered me up considerably!
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Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Thanks Curry
I'm glad you enjoyed this tune. I have friends who say its a good tune to play in the car after a long work week on a Friday afternoon.

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Cori Ander said 3965 days ago (November 17th, 2006)
..
Yes yes .. it must be perfect! Haha..

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said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Nice Bite!
On that wailin' guitar - those with the TEXAS FEEL will be proud. Keys are great, hoppining song, Scorp & Tobin.

. - Harold
Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Thanks, HL
Thanks for the Big Texas endorsement.

My wife and I were in Louisiana about 8 years ago and a New Orleans cab driver shared a Texas opinion about folks in Louisiana.

He said, "They eat things that wiggle!"

We're overdue for a trip down your way.

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said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
MAKE Sure!!!
You let me and John know when that happens!!!
ktb said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
screamin
roadhouse blues. no need for the chicken wire. this is the nuts. TJM plays the B3 like its an appendage. The drum tracking was excellent (not easy to do), and of course the guitar stylings were spot on.
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ktb said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
mic'd
Tobin, curious to know how you mic'd that bad boy. Nice clean sound.
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Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Hey KTB
I don't know if Tobin palyed an actual Hammond, but it sure sounds like the real deal. I'll let him clear that up. If I need to, I'll change the wording in the song art. It is definitely the Hammond sound.

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Scorpjammer said 3970 days ago (November 12th, 2006)
Then again...
... it could be an actual Hammond. I just saw Los Lonely Boys tonightt and their keyboardist played a table-top (or rack) version of a Hammond organ.

On top of the Hammond sat an M-Audio keyboard.

I'm used to seeing the console Hammond B3 version complete with foot pedals and stops accompanied by a Leslie amp.

Looks like Hammond has diversified.

Check it out---> <A HREF="http://www.hammond-organ.com/">Hammond XK1</A>

Hey, thanks for the great comments. Much appreciated!

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Scorpjammer said 3970 days ago (November 12th, 2006)
Hammond Link
Go to: www.hammond-organ.com

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ktb said 3969 days ago (November 12th, 2006)
absolutely
Scorp, they make astounding gear. Nothing beats it with a big Lesle rotating speaker cab. awesome comes to mind
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FEEL said 3968 days ago (November 13th, 2006)
I just read an article
They were comparing the real deal to emulating software. During the evaluation they ended up having to repair some of the vintage equipment which ended up costing a lot of money. Due to maintenance issues they came to the realization that the emulators were pretty accurate and much less expensive.
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ktb said 3964 days ago (November 17th, 2006)
expensive fer sure
but the mere act of a rotating drum and horn (spinning opposite form each other) creates a physical ambient sound that an emulator simply cannot match. Besides expensive they're HEAVY :-0
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eleveneyes said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
ROCKIN!
slammin track guys! nice job with everything, especially the drum track. Energy all the way through. Love the guitar melody...wow...a guitar player that actually plays singable phrases...a true rarity these days. Fun jam from beginning to end. Thoroghly enjoyed this!
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Scorpjammer said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Thanks Ray!
... our Stereocratic Host.

I don't know if there's an official term for it. I think of it as a melodic hook, for what you lyricists call a lyrical hook in a song.

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Parichayaka said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Allright!
Just in case anybody doesn't know yet, this is how it's done! Seriously. My speakers got so excited, I'll have to soak them in chamomile tea for a few days now. Kudos to everyone involved. This one's dripping with good energy!
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said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
very cool
excellent guitar Wow the keys are rockin Fun fun fun
I realy enjoyed the breaks and the solo by tobin
perceptualvortex said 3971 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
Swinging
Yeah, this is awesome! Sweet playing on all the instruments. Everything in the room has started dancing around.
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Feter said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
WOW !!
this is HOT !!! ...took me by suprise I just
love the ehqat on the guitars and the hamond
as well ..sure its a lotta fun ...what a tight
rockin blues ...well done everybody and thnx for
sharin it !! ... !!
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composerclark said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
Nice Job
Nice job, guys. Erwin, you should post more! Sounds like a lot of fun was had by all.
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AquilA said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
Smokin'
This really cooks. So tight and tasty. Just excellent gentlemen.
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rtcooper said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
I HATE MODULATION
But, not THIS modulation!



Tobin, you've been Holding Out on us, Brother! Could stand another 6dB, or so, in the First Third of the Piece, and a Big B3 wrap around! Just JAZZED, Man. Fine Going, here!



JAMMER, I Knew You were are Man of my Same Mind. This IS The Big Room - Saturday Night - FT. Worth! FINE Organization. Drive. Touch. I was Tappin' and Bobbin' the Whole way, Man.



Oh YEAH, FINE Chops! Roadhouse PRIME Stuff, Goin' On!



Could stand for another 2.2 dB at the 5K plus Level on the AIFF that You're going to send to Me, EH??!!



Just Dreaming.

GROOVIN', Boys. Groovin'!



Thank You. Good Night!



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rtcooper said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
STRATCAT 51
Say, David ,



Out of Town, Call Collect, Eh?



With Very Best Personal Regards,

Coop
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rtcooper said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
FORGOT!
I FORGOT! That's Not a Live Drummer!



WHAT a Great Kit Track. Thought it was Delbert McClinton's Drummer, who just happened by, of Something.



Used to be a Down bunch of Jammers in Connecticut, Eight To The Bar, who could get a Corpse to Dance with this Stuff. Really Reminds me of it.



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ziti said 3970 days ago (November 11th, 2006)
hotch'a
what a HOOT....this sounds like a thousand nights I've lived thru!...heartwarming for me to see that I am not the only blues goon in town...

great stuff scorpie

deep bows

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Scorpjammer said 3970 days ago (November 12th, 2006)
Thanks, Mr. Z
... for the big thumbs up from one of the baddest blues guitarists in the biz.

May I say to you, DEEPEST BOWS!

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said 3969 days ago (November 12th, 2006)
Dang It
If I weren't taking medicine, I'd pop open a cold one and put on my boogie shoes. :)
Very infectious. No need for drawn out solos, but it did get me thinking what Booker T would sound like with Billy Gibbons.
Ed Hannifin said 3967 days ago (November 14th, 2006)
THAT...
...is about exactly right....

Ed
Scott Carmichael said 3968 days ago (November 13th, 2006)
great hooked guitar riffin
wow Erwin... absolutely smokin' guitar... the mix is hot... everything sounds great... this is just tooo good... and Tobin... if you're out there, I know that my "Broadway" comment rubbed you the wrong way... well this is just about as far from B-way as you can get... this is south side of Chicago all the way

exellent
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FEEL said 3968 days ago (November 13th, 2006)
Tight!
This is some really tight stuff here... been waiting to hear something coming from your way for a while and I guess this just goes to prove that good things come to those who wait. The guitar and keys are right on... and you guys are sooooo tight! In addition there's some really nice stick work going on.
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Z293 said 3967 days ago (November 14th, 2006)
Oh Yeah
Very tasteful playing here Scorp, great tone for this piece and the Hammond was a great addition.
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Scorpjammer said 3967 days ago (November 14th, 2006)
Thanks Z
I was overdue for something new.

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rjamadeus said 3967 days ago (November 14th, 2006)
excellant
skynrd meets the cdb meets the scorpjammers, excellent job guy's, my toes will be tapping on that one for a while !!!
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Scorpjammer said 3965 days ago (November 16th, 2006)
Thanks Rj
Big Skynrd fan, here. I was brief friends with a guy who was from Jacksonville FL and knew guys in .38 Special and a band called Austin Nichols. I'm going back some 25+ years, now - when I was in the military.

Those were some memorable days and the music still holds up well. I think its obvious in this tune.

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Ed Hannifin said 3967 days ago (November 14th, 2006)
See, it just sounds like FUN!
Reminds me of some of those ZZ Top things with Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons laughing and playing back to back... except with keyboards... and just the tiniest bit of that old Molly Hatchett 'Flirtin' With Disaster'... except that I got really tired of that, and I'm really enjoying this...

Really something how the Hammond adds so much without getting complicated... And how the guitar stays simple and sounds so great...

Ed


Scorpjammer said 3965 days ago (November 16th, 2006)
Wow, Ed
Thanks for the comparisons. All I can say is...

Let The Good Times Roll!

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jiguma said 3966 days ago (November 15th, 2006)
That rocks!
Didn't know you had this in you Tobin!! Just love the way this plays - hard to believe you guys weren't in the same room! Excellent guitar and rhythm section too Scorp.
Thanks!
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Scorpjammer said 3966 days ago (November 15th, 2006)
Thanks Neil
Yeah, I think Tobin loaded up on some biscuits and gravy for some inspiration before laying down his track. A smoker he is on this one.

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Lartin Lane said 3966 days ago (November 15th, 2006)
Like it !!
A great Feel good track..
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dreadmon said 3960 days ago (November 21st, 2006)
This is slick
Man,I can't believe those are GB drums - you've got 'em sounding really, well- real! Nice pacing and rhythm change-ups. Tobin, holy smokes - nice riffin' package! Scorp, you've really got some hellfire guitar going on here - this is a tight piece that knows exactly what it wants to say and how. I'd love to hear it punched up in the bass department more, more bone-rattling, because this is such a slammin' jam of a workout. It almost sounds too "polite" to be boogieing you like it does. Wouldn't change a note - this is really smokin!
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TobinMueller said 3950 days ago (December 1st, 2006)
Totally fun
I had a great time playing on this one. Thanks for the chance. I hope everyone one turns it up nice and loud to listen, I know I did while playing. I dig the wood sign on the song art, too (altho I spell my last name MUELLER...) I imagined a cartoon sequence to this, with lots of running around. In fact, I just read YOU SHALL KNOW OUR VELOCITY and thought it could be a good background to some of the scenes. Jam on, guys, and thanks again for including me.
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Scorpjammer said 3949 days ago (December 2nd, 2006)
Thanks Tobin
...for collaborating on this one. I knew you would rock the house. It was just a matter of giving you a tune so you could cut loose. I glad this tune was up to the task.

You definitely threw on some extra hickory on the smoke house fire on this one.

Much honored and olbliged.

E:)

I will fix the typo in your name.

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TobinMueller said 3944 days ago (December 7th, 2006)
Spellings
Thanks for the respelling of the name on the song art. Another idea: use tobin and/or TobinMueller as a keyword, then it will coincide with other songs I have played on. Keep "hangin' and bangin'" as you used to say!
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Scorpjammer said 3944 days ago (December 7th, 2006)
Keyword
Got-R-Done! :)

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said 3735 days ago (July 4th, 2007)
Woogie

It sounds great , everything !
said 3707 days ago (August 2nd, 2007)
Love it
Bill, is the man who did get me here and sure I be glad about it... Special when I hear this great song... I love it.
This one swings I want up and dance... Bravo.

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said 3390 days ago (June 14th, 2008)
Guitars%u0652 X Hammmond
Great fun, great stuff, that's what the blues is about. Killer track!

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Jarvoid said 2809 days ago (January 15th, 2010)
Mudbug Boogie
Rockin' awesome,all of ya's........masterclass on so many levels.......

Cheers
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Scorpjammer said 2808 days ago (January 16th, 2010)
Thanks Again, Jarvoid
Hats off to Maestro Mueller for tearing it up on the Hammond organ. I love B3 organ in rock, blues and jazz. Tobin's contribution was a dream come true.
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