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Ziti Mix: Knife-Edge Blues

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Ziti did me the honor of soloing over my Knife-edge Blues. His magic fingers give the song a whole new feel. Thanks again Mr. Dagostino. You rock.

Earlier this morning I had posted what I thought was THIS file, but was actually a failed experiment. THIS is the right one, with Ziti only on the lead.
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We live our life balanced on a knife-edge
Poised between the shadow and the light,
We’ll be sucked into a fetid swamp, or freeze as cold as ice
If we step out to the left or to the right.

Well the road between is narrow, as was seen so long ago
By a Man they killed for making it so clear,
When the “truth in love” He spoke about was perceived as such a threat
To the power those around Him held so dear.

You can cast away the truth and call it “freedom,”
Build our castles on the waves of stormy seas.
But a “freedom” built on lies is just a slave’s house in disguise.
Only truth embraced is truth that sets you free.

You can play your power games and deconstruct those of your foes
But unless you build on a rock, the fall will be so bad.
Nietzsche shook his fist and claimed, “What doesn’t kill me makes me
But in the end it only drove him mad.

So our leaders make an art of propaganda,
And a science out of messing with our brain,
Never seeing that the end of their agenda
Is a culture that will slowly go insane.
(They’re coming to take me away, ha ha, hee hee, ho ho)

Will you come and walk with me upon this knife-edge,
Walk in freedom as the Children of the Day.
“If we lose our life, we’ll find it,” said the One who blazed our trail,
The One who is the truth, the life, the way.
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Uploaded: Jan 23, 2007 - 06:13:11 PM
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2007 - 11:29:01 PM Last Played: Jan 08, 2018 - 08:33:12 PM
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Mine: Brian Moore iGuitar i88-13 through a Behringer Vintager amp recorded through Sennheiser mic. Rest is my usual setup: (except I used MXL 2001 mic for vocals), Behringer mixer, Edirol UA-30 interface, iMac G5

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said 4137 days ago (January 24th, 2007)
How generous...
...of ziti to do this! The song already rocked---now it soars! Great freakin collab!!! BRAVO and ENCORE!

Be well!
Roxylee said 4135 days ago (January 26th, 2007)
What Mike said
Great lyrics, stunning electric guitar! Well done, you guys!
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ziti said 4135 days ago (January 26th, 2007)
nice blues tune pastor!!
I had a ball playing this. writing a blues tune that is true to the music and original as well is not easy. i oughta know. thanks for the fun!

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said 4133 days ago (January 28th, 2007)
Your vox is a great fit in here; Fran tears it up as usual in the fine way. Nice post!

. - Harold
blaky smith said 4133 days ago (January 28th, 2007)
Too blues
Such a good tune, lyrics, vocals and such a great guitar playing !
Great collab, very well done. Bravo...
Thanks to share.

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Mcboy said 4124 days ago (February 6th, 2007)
missed this one......brilliant vocal/lyrics.......tasty plate of ziti.....excellent!
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guitapick said 4092 days ago (March 10th, 2007)
So much here...
I'm listening to it now...Ziti...mmmm, mmmm.
"...But a %u201Cfreedom%u201D built on lies is just a slave%u2019s house in disguise.
Only truth embraced is truth that sets you free..."
Kudos to all.

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Joe Brady said 4079 days ago (March 23rd, 2007)
Yeah Baby!
This is very cool;and you guys did the harmony thing too, yeah!
That guitar is rightious ( I guess it should be;)). Great, great sound.
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bud said 4069 days ago (April 2nd, 2007)
An excellent tune kicked up a notch
congrats to you both - this sounds great - and the message is a good one. Ain't it the truth.
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Feter said 3958 days ago (July 22nd, 2007)
Knife-Edge Blues
Awesome !!
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