Description : Start the new year off with a folk song about a train, a song about taking the long way home. This one is for Stobe the Hobo, RIP.

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  1. ClickbaitCabaret
    ClickbaitCabaret on Tue 18th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Pretty sure Woody Guthrie's tapping his toes to this in his grave. Nice, clean production too. Great job man.

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks!

    Sorry for the late reply.

  2. zootman
    zootman on Tue 11th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Sweet song man, and yep totally sounds like you're right here in the room. And I think only you would ever use the words choo choo in a song here :)

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Ha! I was wondering if I'd get a comment on the choo choo line. Fun to sneak something like that in a song, gets the kids interested in riding the rails.

    Wayne

  3. JohnSmokey
    JohnSmokey on Mon 10th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    I love hearing the live track. The guitar sounds clean. Reminds me of Bob Dylans and Johnny Cashs Travelin Thru. That is a fun listen.

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks Mr. Smokey!

    I agree, has the Johnny Cash sorta feel.

    Wayne

  4. Jynxz
    Jynxz on Sun 9th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Man... What a way to start the New Year.
    I love this track. It sounds like you are
    right here in the room. To me, the Mastering
    is off the charts.

    Great track. Faved.

    PEACE...

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks Jynxz!

    It's not technically mastered but I get what you are saying. Been working on gain staging lately, been helping with the clarity of the tracks.

    Be safe, Happy New Year!

    Wayne

  5. terryjmhitsong
    terryjmhitsong on Wed 5th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    GET ME A TICKET BRO....GREAT TRACK....ALSO REMINDING ME 2MIN IS ENOUGH FOR A SONG....

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    You don't need a ticket the way he travels in the song my friend. The MAN isn't getting paid for the trip, lol!

    I'm not sure what else I could've done to add to it so it became a short song.

    Stay safe.

    Wayne

  6. Spivkurl
    Spivkurl on Tue 4th Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    So cool to hear a new song from you my friend! Leave it to you to make some real authentic folk, with all the pleasure intact! That guitar sounds really nice, sounds like you are experimenting with your mic placement, and it's working! Really good to hear your work again! Favorite for sure!

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks, good to see ya around Patrick!

    Yeah, I might have found a sweet spot, I just recorded it again and got a nice level and tone. I had it mixed with some drums and vocals and they were fitting in the mix better.

    Take care man, be safe!

    Wayne

  7. Tumbleweed
    Tumbleweed on Mon 3rd Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    I stop by your place when I want to hear some of the real stuff...straight up down to earth music. never stop Wayne..always enjoy a listen here...well done again man...(cool lyrics too by the way)

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Hey Ed!

    Thanks! I bought a Martin D 10 Sapele(mahogany) acoustic guitar last year and have been moving the mic around to see where it records the best and I tried a different placement on this track and am happier with the sound. Plus the guitar is starting to warm up a bit more, starting to age a bit, getting it's individual tone. It was a bit mid-rangy when I first got it, gonna age nicely I think. Always loved the sound of those old Martin dark mahogany guitars.

    Take care buddy!

    Wayne

  8. RitajustRita
    RitajustRita on Mon 3rd Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Again a nice track Wayne!!
    Your voice is just perfect for this genre.
    Well done!!

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Perfect isn't a word that comes to my mind when talking about my singing voice but thanks for the kind words Rita!

    Wayne

  9. sirefox
    sirefox on Sun 2nd Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Gran tema amigo Wayne, me encanta la limpieza y la claridad de sonido que consigues en tus pistas. Tu voz y tus letras consiguen acaparar toda mi atencin y la guitarra es perfecta. Otro gran tema hermano. Que tengas una buena tarde y un prospero y feliz ao nuevo. Paz y salud en el mundo.

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks!

    I've been working on gain staging lately, getting the individual track to a proper volume basically. It's been making a positive difference.

    Keep safe!

    Wayne

  10. dimestop
    dimestop on Sun 2nd Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Hey Wayne, is that the COVID free train, I'm at the platform waiting to hop on board, simply great track, your voice and guitar spell folk. Happy New Year mate always a pleasure to listen

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Happy New Year!

    You can only hop onboard if you have your covid card showing you've had your shots and all aboard need to keep at least 1 boxcar separation, he.

    Thanks!

    Wayne

  11. pseudoble
    pseudoble on Sun 2nd Jan 2022 - 4 months ago

    Hey Wayne - well this is close enough to the goats for me!
    Your voice is just perfect on this one and lets not mention the guitar and cool lyrics to boot : )

    theHumps
    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks!

    I wanted to keep it simple and clean, to me the best songs are the simplest ones.

    Wayne

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