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#2081453 - 05/12/13 04:32 PM Help!! hearing needed, for my ears
Rostosky Offline
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Right Okay, just making a piano transcription of this,and I got the chords, I got the lead guitar down on piano ( apart from bent notes obviously..well had to say!)

Problem, (there only two verses) for some bizzarre and unexplained reason I cannot work out the notes that are being sung by phill lynot in the verses...

I am just not hearing something, what I need is someone who can tell me exactly what the notes are, should be simple one thinks , its in Aminor, well the version I am doing is, but it aint proving easy to me, so I asked dipsey who sings in a choir sometimes,

and for maybe a completely different reason, she too can only get a bit of it...

SO, please anyone with perfect ears? anaylasis of what is making it appear "foggy" would also be gratefully received.

thanks folks,

chords and words:


http://www.e-chords.com/chords/gary-moore/parisienne-walkways

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Edited by Rostosky (05/12/13 04:34 PM)
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#2081458 - 05/12/13 04:45 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
rnaple Offline

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I don't think he knows what he's singing. smile

You really should pick up a keyboard with mod wheels. Then you can fool around with that stuff righteously. smile
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#2081462 - 05/12/13 04:51 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
wayne33yrs Offline
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This is probabily no help what-so-ever lol, but only one way to find out wink

1:38 Lyrics: looking back at the photographs.

I would play;

Look - G#/A (as a slur)
in - A#
back - A (neutral)
at - G
the - F
Pho - G
to - F
Graphs - E

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#2081463 - 05/12/13 04:52 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
Rostosky Offline
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I have got a keyboard with mod wheels!! But am at the piano .

Okay, thats one more person that cant work this out..lol

cummon dudes and dudetts, he is singing some notes, what are they?
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Founder and creator ofRostoskys 13th crystal skull project

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#2081469 - 05/12/13 04:54 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
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Posted same time wink

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#2081473 - 05/12/13 05:01 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
Rostosky Offline
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sorry yes wayne... okay will try that bit.. thanks.
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which in sleep has fallen on you. Ye are many,they are few. Shelley

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#2081475 - 05/12/13 05:02 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: wayne33yrs]
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Originally Posted By: wayne33yrs
This is probabily no help what-so-ever lol, but only one way to find out wink

1:38 Lyrics: looking back at the photographs.

I would play;

Look - G#/A (as a slur)
in - A#
back - A (neutral)
at - G
the - F
Pho - G
to - F
Graphs - E






Oh! is that in F Major (you could transpose it to A minor)

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#2081476 - 05/12/13 05:03 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
wayne33yrs Offline
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pmsl, not really helping at all here smile

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#2081489 - 05/12/13 05:35 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
rnaple Offline

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Originally Posted By: Rostosky
I have got a keyboard with mod wheels!! But am at the piano .

Okay, thats one more person that cant work this out..lol

cummon dudes and dudetts, he is singing some notes, what are they?


Why don't you ask your Basset Hound? He's got big enough ears. smile
I get it...the Basset is hogging your keyboard....right?
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#2081496 - 05/12/13 05:54 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
zrtf90 Offline
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He's using notes from the underlying chords but from "I recall that you were mine" the double tracked voice starts in harmony and the notes are less distinct.

The second verse he begins with two different lines with a third voice and yet another harmony in the background. It's the double tracking that's making it foggy.

Strictly, double tracking is one voice but two mikes/tracks but here Phil's recording an overdub and the second voice moves into harmony.

Once you've got the chords, there are plenty of sites offering them, it's fairly easy to pick out the main line but remember to use all the notes. He's sing C at the end of the first line (forty-nine) over Dm 7, for example.
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#2081500 - 05/12/13 06:04 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
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- he seems to be singing with so much feeling he's losing control of his pitch - plus there's a two part thingy going on.

Is this of any use:-

I remember par- = all on A
-is, in for- = G
-ty-nine = F

the champs-el- = G
-y = A
-sée, st. michele and old beaujolais = G
wine = E
and = C
I = F
re- = E
-call = D slur to C

that = C
you = E
were mine =D

in those parisi = D
- ene = C#
days = E

I can jot out a lead sheet tomorrow if that's easier to read

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#2081506 - 05/12/13 06:11 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
zrtf90 Offline
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Spot on again, dire tonic. I'd fallen to a harmony by the time I reached the guitar!
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#2081555 - 05/12/13 07:49 PM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
Rostosky Offline
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Excellent guys, can anyone write that out like on a stave with the words under it?

Richard I have the chords, I posted a link higher up the thread.
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Rise like lions after slumber,in unvanquishable number. Shake your chains to earth like dew
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#2081659 - 05/13/13 01:58 AM Re: Help!! hearing needed, for my ears [Re: Rostosky]
dire tonic Offline
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Here you go, Rossy, some kind soul has already done the work..

http://www.scribd.com/doc/15851300/Parisienne-Walkways-Sheet-Music-1978

He's singing it as a rock ballad so the timing's a bit of a mess.

It was foggy because his pitch is a bit tremulous, the guitar counter melody is a bit too forward and his voice a bit too far back in the mix (sounds good but makes the job difficult).

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