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Tom Humphreys
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  • Seattle, WA
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SX Taylor knockoff

Howdy fellow GASer's,I have an opportunity to pick up a, SX acoustic for a song. It is a SX20C/NA. The pickguard and bridge are blatant copies of Taylor designs. It is not a current part of SX's line…Continue

Started Jan 11, 2011

 

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Tom Humphreys replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion Post Breakup Lament in the group Songwriters
"Thanks Alan. I will try that on for size. I appreciate the listen and specific suggestion!"
Jan 4
Alan Edmunds replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion Post Breakup Lament in the group Songwriters
"I like it Tom.....mellow and meaningful. A friendly suggestion....for slower story-like songs, where possible, I find using less syllables per line gives it more soul, if you know what I mean, and it also allows more space for the…"
Jan 4
Tom Humphreys added a discussion to the group Songwriters
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Post Breakup Lament

Here's a new song I wrote after the end of a romance for which I had very high hopes. All about words; their power and limitations. I'd love to hear any reflections good, bad, critical or constructive.Thanks,TomWords of Love See More
Jan 3
Tom Humphreys replied to Lon Milo DuQuette's discussion Old Songwriter's Lament (or maybe even... sour grapes in the group Songwriters
"I remember Bernice. And I realized after writing my response that *you* said sour grapes in the title of this submission, Anyway, I'd love to hear a slightly tweaked rewrite some time in the future when the sting is gone and it can just be free…"
Jan 3
Tom Humphreys replied to Lon Milo DuQuette's discussion Old Songwriter's Lament (or maybe even... sour grapes in the group Songwriters
"I like it pretty well Lon. It's kind of a classic "throw down" brag song; rap battle material. I might like it better without knowing the context honestly. Because I'm hearing it in context it has a faint whiff of sour grapes to…"
Jan 3
Tom Humphreys commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"Thanks! I like yours too. Great finger picking! I hope your wife appreciates it. "
Dec 21, 2014
Tom Humphreys commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"I'll take my own medicine. Howdy songcraftmeisters! Here's a song I wrote recently for a beautiful young woman I was wooing. Ironically, she found a song I posted on here to a prior love interest and that did not go well... So I'll…"
Dec 21, 2014
Tom Humphreys commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"It waxes and wanes Alan. Welcome. Best way to get it stirred up is to post a song! "
Dec 21, 2014
paul stokes replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"I understood the lyrics perfectly, and its a great tune, try recording them separately, or sing and play at the same time then double track just the vocals, not easy as you have to be absolutely spot on with the vocals ensuring that the second vocal…"
Jun 19, 2014
Tom Humphreys replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"Thanks Paul. I recorded the vocal and the guitar on one track with one mic so I couldn't really adjust the vocal level...  Next time around. Were you able to understand the lyrics? Because I know them I assume they're…"
Jun 13, 2014
paul stokes replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"Hi Tom, this song has a great feel to it. fantastic playing and arrangement. The clarity of recording is excellent for the strung instruments yo play, vocally whilst not being bad, I would personally like to hear your voice match the rest of the…"
Jun 13, 2014
Bob Crain replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"lol....the condensed meaning of  80% of all songs ever written I suspect! BC"
Jun 6, 2014
Tom Humphreys replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"I could email you a copy?"
Jun 6, 2014
Tom Humphreys replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"Thanks!"
Jun 6, 2014
Tom Humphreys replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"LOL! Thanks Bob. I've been critiqued for long-windedness before. Here's the Readers' Digest: Existential angst can get in the way... So come here and let's make out!  "
Jun 6, 2014
Michael S. Jackson replied to Tom Humphreys's discussion A new song in the group Songwriters
"I would like to hear this but I think my computer is acting up (must be a bruised $4,000.00 piece of fruit, if you catch my drift). This one, and another that was recently posted, won't play... they just sit there. Anyone else having problems? m"
Jun 6, 2014

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
20-30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Resonator guitar, Travel guitar, Bass guitar, Ukulele
What is your website address?
http://myspace.com/2ndhandsunday
What type of music do you like to play?
Rock, blues, country, folk
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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