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Joe Barbarotta
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Story

Just messing around one night while I was , as the Brits say, "in the cups".

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Al Semok/ Joe Barbarotta

Story

A very early Semok/Barbarotta collaboration circa 1972-73. Some of the tracks on this tune were actually recorded then when we were in a band called Pilgrum. The vocals date from sometime in the eighties. Over the ensuing years Al has fiddled. tweaked and generally tortured the original recording into the format you hear now.

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A two minute blues- for now. This is far from finished but it gives you an idea. Al Semok provides the keys and sonic tweakings. Isn't technology great? Al and I use different digital recording platforms and different operating systems (he on a Mac and me on a PC) and still we can collaborate across the great divide.

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 The "strings" are a Line6 effect as are the vocal enhancements. This version also features the added meddling of my long time friend and musical criminal Al Semok. He provided piano, additional synth and some backing vocals- as well as mastering this version. Arrest him immediately!

Lyrics

Infinities

Journey into darkness.
The stars are my companions.
Nothing seems familiar.
I'm feeling so abandoned

Guardians of time and space,
They keep me in this silent place
Going somewhere.
Space is a surreal dream.
Time is just an abstract theme
Going nowhere.

Home's a faint illusion
I hardly can remember.
I miss my friends and family.
I only have the pictures.

Guardians...........

All your hopes and all your dreams are riding on my shoulders
Now I feel the weight, I feel the pressure building like a bomb.
All my hopes and all my dreams are left behind to languish
Now I feel the space, the emptiness. I should have stayed behind.

Journey into darkness.
Space is isolation.
The empty night surrounds me
With fear and desolation.

Guardians......

Joe Barbarotta
Me Again

Story

This is from my first "cd" titled "OFFBASS" which I just tortured friends and enemies with.

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Here's a sample track from the upcoming 2011 cd "Blame It On The Bass". It's not a final mix but it's close. I wrote it while thinking about the sea and the beach and surf music and, of course, it sounds nothing like any of it.

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02/18/2014
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05/07/2014
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