Watcher of the Skies (Banks, Rutherford)

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The first time I tried to cover this song was back in 2005 - it was on the list of songs that I had forwarded to my group of musician friends from work who I'd enlisted to record a bunch of cover tunes for a Hurricane Katrina benefit release that never happened. I had the basis of the song programmed as a MIDI file, including drums, that I was going to use as a guide track for the session. The next time I actually recorded the song - 2008 - it was included with the Fine Line pre-release EP along with the first version of several songs that are on this release. Now, this version I had originally counted on having that project from 2008 available but it had disappeared/deleted from my hard drive. Since I'd promised that this song would be on the Tributes album, and since I really like this song a ton (hugely influential on me as a 17 year old aspiring songwriter/musician) I've gone back and done everything completely from scratch and have it as my own final version of this song I'll record.

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Watcher of the Skies, watcher of all...

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from Tributes 1, released July 10, 2016
guitars, keyboards, bass and drum programming, vocals - Rob

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Robert Svilpa Danville, California

Robert Svilpa is an independent Progressive Rock multi-instrumental artist, vocalist & musician with four full releases available on Spotify, Amazon Music, YT Music, iTunes, Pandora & many other networks.

Robert Svilpa - guitars, keyboards, bass & vocals

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Andy Edwards, Jimmy Keegan, John Jowitt, Thomas Lang, Brian Timpe,
Ryo Okumoto,
Sean Fairchild,
Albert Nerenberg,
Thomas Svilpa,
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