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Midnight Man

by Ralph Kelly

His debut album showcasing a lifetime of creative songwriting and the evolution of a new guitar fingerpicking style. Drawing on many musical styles, these songs defy categorization with their complex and colorful textures, presenting a new guitar genius.
Genre: Folk: Fingerstyle
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Fight It and Win
2:20 $0.99
2. Stand Up
2:34 $0.99
3. Shalom
1:47 $0.99
4. Straight Ahead
3:19 $0.99
5. God Smiles Back
2:34 $0.99
6. Leap of Faith
4:12 $0.99
7. Midnight Man
2:01 $0.99
8. Moment of Time
3:01 $0.99
9. Have a Little Faith
2:33 $0.99
10. Let It Rest
2:34 $0.99
11. Think of Jerry
3:36 $0.99
12. Coming from Town
2:33 $0.99
13. The Light Came On
1:47 $0.99
14. Wake Up
2:40 $0.99
15. Walkin' Down the Road
1:59 $0.99
16. The Wonder In the Sky
4:07 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Midnight Man is a collection of songs from the incredibly gifted Ralph Kelly, guitarist and songwriter. The album features Ralph's songs in various musical settings, showcasing his deep musical range and his complex fingerpicking guitar style. Although he uses traditional fingerpicks, Ralph shows us a guitar style that is unique to the guitar world. His songwriting features chromaticism, voice leading, and the simultaneous use of bass, harmony and melody to create textures and colors that are musically fresh and always entertaining. His songs explore many moods and styles, making the album one that can be listened to over and over.

All songs recorded at Northwoods Music Studio, Reed City, MI from June 2013 though February 2014.

Produced, engineered, and arranged by James McLeod. Backup musicians courtesy of the Northwoods Players.

All songs written and copyrighted by Ralph Kelly.

Ralph uses Fred Kelly fingerpicks and performs on a L'Arrivee Model-D03R guitar with Elixir Strings.



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