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WS64
09-12-2018, 07:52 AM
I'm recording songs since I was 14, so my first recordings date back to 1978. And on none of these I used a harp (harmonica). This will change now! Here's me playing a Thomann Chromatic 40, plus my Schaepe soprano ukulele, the Kala U-Bass and some decent synth sounds (piano and percussion). Lead vocals, of course, by Laura, and background vocals by myself. The song is as old as my oldest recordings, and is called "Baker Street".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dyB5YCjt78

Domiuke
09-12-2018, 07:56 AM
Superb cover.
Congrat for you two

etudes
09-12-2018, 08:45 AM
Wow! Really fun stuff. Some serious harp playing, but it's all good!

FinnP
09-12-2018, 09:40 AM
I remember this song and the sax riff. I like your version too :)

Bill Sheehan
09-12-2018, 03:00 PM
Remarkable !!! Mr. Rafferty would have been impressed and honored !!

WS64
09-12-2018, 10:11 PM
Some serious harp playing, but it's all good!
Well, I can hear some mistakes and scruffy notes, and too much breathing in the intro.
I bet in a few months/years when my harp playing has improved a bit I want to re-record the harp here!

S11LKO
09-13-2018, 06:15 AM
Sounds GREAT to me WS64!!
I’m looking to invest (not too much because of the rubbish noise I make! lol) in some decent recording kit.
May I ask what kit you use to record?

WS64
09-13-2018, 06:50 AM
May I ask what kit you use to record?
Not sure what you mean with "Kit", but you can see the whole recording environment (minus keyboard and computer) in the picture above.
Everything (except Laura's vocals, I don't know what she uses) was recorded through the Zoom H2 you can see in the left lower hand. Already 9 years old!

S11LKO
09-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Brill! I have the ZOOM H5 I bought a while ago, although I haven’t yet played with it that much.
That’s given me some hope of nice clear recordings in the future (although none with YOUR talent, obviously! lol)
Thanks mate.

good_uke_boy
09-13-2018, 04:51 PM
I loved this song when it came out. Great version! Thanks for sharing it here.

igorthebarbarian
09-13-2018, 06:48 PM
Love this song and the sax riff - you did a great job doing it justice on the harmonica- lovely as always WS64!