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This started out as a PBGB jam in the Shed with John Drews, Peter Reid, Steve Faggotter, Graham Brown and me. I took the rudimentary instrumental tracks and added some words (and some length) in my home studio - et voila!
We had a ball doing this - whenever John drags a Hammond into the Shed it's always a good musical omen ;)

Steve Faggotter - Telecaster
Neil Porter - Bass, Vocals and Production
John Drews - Hammond organ
Peter Reid - Roland E-Drums,
Graham Brown - percussiony bits and pieces
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When Ya Gunna?
©2017 Lyrics: Neil Porter

When you gonna
Lift your game
When you gonna
Say my name
When you gonna
Get it right
One day you gonna
See the light

When you gonna
Play your part
When you gonna
Break my heart
When you gonna
Walk away
One day you gonna
Up and stray


When you gonna
Show a sign
When you gonna
Say you’re mine
When you gonna
Take my hand
One day you gonna

When you gonna
Lift your game
When you gonna
Say my name
When you gonna
Get it right
One day you gonna
See the light

One day you gonna
See the light

One day you gonna
See the light
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Uploaded: Apr 20, 2017 - 02:53:02 AM
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 - 07:01:55 PM Last Played: Jun 08, 2017 - 02:22:36 AM
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Telecaster/Marshall amp, Precision Bass/ Gallien Kruger MB112-200, Hammond organ (not sure which of his Hammonds John was playing on the day), Leslie speaker, Roland E-Drums, percussiony bits and pieces. Shed iMac and my home iMac, Presonus Firestudio (Shed) and Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 (Home), Rode MS1 mic.
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DWL said 66 days ago (April 21st, 2017)
Hammond heaven
(and a tasty piece of guitar as well)

Always quality Neil :-)


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jiguma said 65 days ago (April 21st, 2017)
Thanks Dick
John Drews (on Hammond) used to play with some classy Oz bands in the "good old days", and we are priveleged to have him drop in to the Shed every now and again. Watching him wheel the B3 in is always fun to watch - the Hammond in the pic (not what he played on this song) is a smaller one he uses for tight gigs, but he usually brings the B3 and a full sized Leslie to the Shed. Steve Faggotter played the Tele.
Cheers from Oz,
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Calchas said 66 days ago (April 21st, 2017)
Oh yeah...
Very COOL this Neil. Organ sounds just wonderful. Tom Petty-ish vocal delivery works very well. Also dig the slight nods to "I'm A Man." And that raw guitar soloing is a real treat to these crusty old ears!


Be well friend!
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sammydix said 66 days ago (April 21st, 2017)
help but rock to this while listening. Oh so funky.
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Moviz said 65 days ago (April 22nd, 2017)
Quality plus!
Organ to die for and the rest...as the others said.....really enjoyed this Neil, cheers M
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Ed Hannifin said 65 days ago (April 22nd, 2017)
As the Shed Boys...
...give the Swampers and the MGs a run for their money...

This has a lovely groove, Neil...the Hammond surely ends up being the star, but there's also some really nice guitar, bass and drums...I like the latter precision bits...

Yeah, you could shop this one for the next Winwood album...I can imagine a Traffic-style flute floating over the top at times....

I can't wait for the live album version with the guitar duels set against organ on a fifteen minute outro....

Nice tight vocal from you, too....

I'm listening at work, but I can't wait to get home and put on proper headphones and listen again....
Ed Hannifin said 65 days ago (April 22nd, 2017)
That's SUPPOSED to be...
...percussion bits....must've mistyped and gotten the nearest approximation... It also wanted desperately to make Winwood into 'Linwood'...whatever a 'Linwood' is...
FEEL said 65 days ago (April 22nd, 2017)
drums sound great
and compliment the funk in this groove. Another fine song, your group delivers again.
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Vic Holman said 64 days ago (April 22nd, 2017)
jammin' in the shed
well you sure created some magic from a jam session. this comes off as a totally planned composition. kudos Neil!
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Philip18 said 64 days ago (April 23rd, 2017)
When Ya Gonna?
Bright drums, warm B3 and smooth bass sit well underneath this. The structure of the lyrics has an insistent power. Tasty solo in the middle. Those "percussiony bits and pieces" add interest, too. All good,Neil!
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Hickling_Stan said 62 days ago (April 25th, 2017)
when ya gonna
Oh this sounds really rich on the headphones. The organ , bass and drums all sit together so well and then a great solo in the middle. Another quality piece Neil. Much enjoyed. Cheers Mark
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KCsGROOVE said 61 days ago (April 26th, 2017)
when you gonna
I'm a sucker for a Hammond :-)
cool piece, Neil
fine playing by all and a nice bright mix
old school vibe going on here :-)
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Narad said 59 days ago (April 28th, 2017)
When Ya Gonna
Cool stuff ! Much enjoyed ! :)
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