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GUEST,Woody England's National Musical-Instrument? (1943* d) RE: England's National Musical-Instrument? 22 Nov 08


WAV you can dress it up all you want but your recordings fail on a basic musical level -


Your singing is in a different musical key to your playing
Your singing fails to stay in tune within its key
The timing is all over the place


However E.Trads were performed in the past, you can pretty much guarantee that they were sung in key with any instruments, in tune, and with correct timing, or else their peers would have ridiculed them. I'm just old enough to remember people singing around the piano in the pub, and anybody as bad as you would have been mercilessly mocked unless very old or very young.


You can come up with all sorts of stuff about opinion or whatever but your recordings are just rubbish because you're failing to achieve the bare minimum of technical competence, and failing by a long way. It's not that difficult, my daughter can do it and she's only just over 3 feet tall and still believes in Father Christmas (sorry if I've ruined the magic for anybody!).

These issues could plausibly be down to a degree of tone-deafness which can affect all the above areas, so maybe you should get yourself checked out? See some of the tests at http://jakemandell.com/

I suspect however that you're just lazy and lack the necessary degree of constructive self-criticism required to achieve any quality as this would be consistent with the general standard of your posts, poetry and opinions. You seriously need some kind of tuition, something that will take you through the basics, and you need to learn to critically listen to what you're producing. Your current postings are embarrassing!


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