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Old 15 Oct 2019, 20:21   #51
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I thought some of the backing vocals really don't sound right on the last few albums. Not sure why they are recorded the way they are. They sound very strange to me.
Well, on the Caleb album, it was all Justin, and it sounded pretty much the same as Braver to me. Tell ya the truth, I didn't care for it on either of them.
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Old 16 Oct 2019, 11:44   #52
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Yes, I thought 'Braver' would have been so much more powerful without the synthetic cartoon-like background vocals.
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Old 16 Oct 2019, 22:00   #53
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Meat's planning to sing a song written for him by Dolly Parton. Will we finally get Bat out of Nashville?
Wow that could be a powerful combination!
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Old 21 Oct 2019, 20:54   #54
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So far:

The Dolly Parton song
What Part of My Body Hurt The Most
(a version of) Safe Sex
You've Got to Love Me with the Sun in Your Eyes Until The Day That You Go Blind
maybe one or two other from Jim?
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Old 21 Oct 2019, 22:56   #55
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So far:

The Dolly Parton song
What Part of My Body Hurt The Most
(a version of) Safe Sex
You've Got to Love Me with the Sun in Your Eyes Until The Day That You Go Blind
maybe one or two other from Jim?
I don't think there is anything "new" from Jim, but I would expect anything left will be recorded some for the first time on a full studio recording. At this point anything Jim has remaining should be for posterity if no other reason. Some of his early stuff was weird, any existing versions I have heard were poor and could probably be improved upon.
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Old 24 Oct 2019, 01:30   #56
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For Braver, Meat talked about a song by Karla's husband Bobby Benson. I wonder if he'll do that!
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Old 24 Oct 2019, 20:47   #57
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In terms of Jim material, as "Not Allowed to Love" was originally a duet, it'd be neat to hear Meat do that with Bonnie or Lorraine, since they were supposed to be on the last album and weren't. ("Body" could be a candidate as well; there's another verse not included in the musical that could be given to a female soloist so that she doesn't get the short shrift of the female character in the musical.)
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Old 04 Nov 2019, 01:47   #58
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Andrew's Instagram has a photo of him/christina and Jim from yesterday. Man...

Our heroes are getting old.
And it sucks.
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Old 04 Nov 2019, 20:51   #59
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Andrew's Instagram has a photo of him/christina and Jim from yesterday. Man...

Our heroes are getting old.
And it sucks.
Where? Got a link or account name?
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Old 04 Nov 2019, 23:49   #60
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Where? Got a link or account name?
You'll need to login, but here's the link

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4aoHJ4HpA7/
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Old 06 Nov 2019, 10:50   #61
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Wow. I barely recognise Jim. Glad he got to spend his birthday in a good way with the cast etc. The only time we seemed to get some truth about what was happening with Jim's health up until now was via Meat it seems.

Indeed, time is limited and we should make the most of what we have and what we can get in this world and try to be a better person every day. Don't waste your time arguing politics. Don't waste your time ranting on Twitter or social media. Create and/or enjoy, love and above all smile.

Jim and Meat are leaving behind a massive legacy of work, smiles and passion that will live forever.

I think Jim will be seen as a sort of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or indeed Richard Wagner of rock music.
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Old 06 Nov 2019, 21:00   #62
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Wow. I barely recognise Jim. Glad he got to spend his birthday in a good way with the cast etc. The only time we seemed to get some truth about what was happening with Jim's health up until now was via Meat it seems.

Indeed, time is limited and we should make the most of what we have and what we can get in this world and try to be a better person every day. Don't waste your time arguing politics. Don't waste your time ranting on Twitter or social media. Create and/or enjoy, love and above all smile.
Wise words. In typical Jim fashion though he is still wearing a fashionable shirt and necklace. I wish I could make out what is on them.
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