Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,reggie miles 'Are you SURE you wrote that?' (123* d) RE: 'Are you SURE you wrote that?' 30 Jan 07


I wrote one that I was excited to share with a friend. After listening to a short piece of it my friend John informed me that I had inadvertently used a Hank Williams melody, Cold Cold Heart, to back my lyrics. As soon as he mentioned it to me it I realized the same. Why had I not heard this before?

The strange thing is that, although I probably own everything written by Hank, I rarely get the opportunity to listen to his music or any of the vast amount of recorded music that I have at my disposal. I don't even have a vehicle that has a functional radio. So, I get very little exposure to his or anyone else's music.

My question is, how did Hank's melody become so dominant in my mind as to find it's way into my creative processes as I wrote the words to my song and escape my attention entirely?


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.