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Mood For a Day - Steve
Mood For A Day is a classical
song which was written by Steve Howe while he was with Yes. It appears
on both the Fragile (Studio) and Yes Songs (Live) albums. This song
is always dedicated to the memory of my friend Chris Franklin, who was
attending Peabody Conservatory of Music in the late 70's when he gave me
a few tips and showed me how to play it. Chris was a great friend
and a great musician, guitar player, and songwriter. He toured the
world playing guitar with the Bertie Higgins Band who had the hit song
"Key Largo". Chris left this world way too soon (in 2005 at
age 45). This version is my take on the song, slightly different
than Mr. Howe's. I hope you enjoy it. TURN IT UP! Better
yet, put on your headphones. Please don't play this through lap top
or notebook speakers!
This is an audio file I recorded
a few years ago. I had an idea and wanted to hear how this song would
sound recorded directly into the audio mode of my Casio digital camera
played on a Yamaha acoustic guitar. What you hear is the result.
No effects, no second takes. Is it perfect? Heck no, but it
will give you an idea of my playing ability and technique. Please
give it a listen with head phones, or powered external speakers.
To me it sounds terrible playing through laptop built in speakers.
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