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A Home Run Tweet MTR

This is an example of what I call a Home Run Tweet.  It has Four distinctive purposes:

  1. It Promotes TCS and Invites guests of mine to Explore
  2. It Promotes my Personal Web Site: bit.ly/MTRsPlace
  3. It Promotes my Personal Blog: bit.ly/MTRsBlog
  4. It Promotes my Album A Cup of Cold Water bit.ly/MTRsAlbum

It also shows how Powerful Twitter is as a Tool.  Think about it: Getting a Twitter Account is as easy as Creating an Account on Top Catholic Songs.  And it puts you in contact with about 250 million people who you can spread the Gospel Message to.  MTR

A Promotional Tweet. MTR

Another new Tweet MTR

A New Tweet MTR

A Little Experiment MTR

  1. It's time for a little experiment in making my Info & Lyrics to A Cup of Cold Water more accessible to the average Follower on Twitter.  It's also time to make my Biography more accessible.  I'm going to attach two PDF files to this Blog Post and see how it looks.
  2. Looks pretty good.  I think I'll quit while I'm ahead.
  3. More Later . . . MTR

And so it Begins MTR

  1. So many things to do when joining a new site.  Since I promote my Album, A Cup of Cold Water mainly on Twitter the first order of business is to design a new Bitlink to use in my Promotional Tweets to point to TopCatholicSongs.com.  I think I'll use: bit.ly/MTRonTopCathSongs for a starter.  It's a little long and might get truncated in the Tweet, but it gets the message across.
  2. Next I'll post it on bit.ly/MTRsPlace with an under construction message beside it.  This is my Personal Website for all things MTR.
  3. I stayed up all last night Re-Engineering my .wav files for the Album on Bandcamp.  There were some serious flaws on the old set I uploaded in November when I started that site.  Now that it's the best I can make it, the Album is ready to be Embedded in this site.  I used some software I Downloaded on the 'Net with a try-before-you-lease option, it's called "GoldWave".  You can Google for it.  The lease is only $15/year with free updates.  It's a very full-featured software suite of wave editing tools.  I highly recommend it.
  4. Well next I have to go upload a small correction to one of the tracks.  My vocal was being drowned out by my GR-9 Guitar Synthesizer sound, so I had to re-equalize it after I heard it on Bandcamp to make the vocal stand out by a few dB's.
  5. More later . . . MTR

New Christian Children's CD

Dear Friends,

Recently, I released a new Christian Children’s CD called “Jesus, I Love You.”

The purpose of this CD is to help little ones learn about the Lord and to teach them songs that will praise Him. It is my small way of helping to evangelize the next generation. The CD includes 6 songs I wrote and 6 instrumentals of the songs so that children can sing along to the songs in a concert or presentation as a class or children’s choir. The lyrics can be downloaded from my website.

Visit the following CDBaby link to hear the song sample of all of the songs.

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/margobsmith4

Or visit my website at http://www.margobsmith.com/music for song samples and to download lyrics.

Thank you!

Love in Christ,

Margo 

Achieving goals in music sharing

It is too bad how our best ideas get limited by technology, time, resources and talent.  

Limited by technology – because I can visualize a vibrant music sharing and collaboration site but can't quite design it myself. At least not until I enhance my skills with WordPress or Drupal.

Limited by time – because I have  Read Full Story >>>

New Song called "Beautiful Name, Jesus"

Dear Friends,

Recently, I posted one of my new songs on the MUSIC page of my website. It’s titled, “Beautiful Name, Jesus.”

I invite you to take a listen and sing along if you like. Here is the link to the song. www.margobsmith.com/music

Love in Christ,

Margo

New Catholic Rock Musician - who is also a priest!

Howdy everybody! My name is Fr. Joseph Gill, a priest of the diocese of Bridgeport. I'm new to this site, and pretty excited because I just released (well, okay, it was last year) my third CD of Christian rock-pop-acoustic-folk-indie-sounding music. If you like Jars of Clay, Mercy Me, the old Switchfoot, or any of those bands, check out the music.

You can find it at http://www.noisetrade.com/josephgill or http://frjosephgill.bandcamp.com . Both websites offer all of my CDs for free - it's for the glory of God and the edification of souls, so feel free to download what you like, or share it with a friend...enjoy!

CATHOLIC IS ONE, HOLY AND APOSTOLIC

I Love My Church, Have Faith And Believe That Jesus Is Lord.

Alleluia, Alleluia! Jesus Christ is risen from the dead!

Margo B. SmithDear Friends,

I would like to share with you my Easter song called Alleluia, Alleluia. Please visit my website and click on the music player in the middle of the page that I have posted for you. You can share it with your family and friends on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest by clicking the arrow on the lower right-side of the music player. Together, let us sing and spread the Good News about Jesus Christ.
Thanksgiving and glory to God who loves us so very much!

Love in Christ,

Margo
www.MargoBSmith.com

The Everlasting by Steiner, Anselm, Schletty

MP3 Music Playlist: 
The Everlasting

God is shrouded in history, in mystery.
Prior knowledge infuses me, confuses me.

[refrain]
The Everlasting ever casting
mystic shapes on humanscapes.
Love poured down on every frown.
Take me to a place of wonder,
free of all disgrace and blunder,
where the truth is in the here and now.

Sundogs dancing, blinding youth, refracting truth.
Search for pathways to heaven's door, to evermore.

[refrain]

You cannot believe how deep I've dug,
how high I've climbed to catch the waves
of timeless droning,
present, past and future owning.

All of our senses, hard tempest rain, 
deep needle pain. When will it end?
All our senses!

Witness freedom.
A Spirit grows. A Mother knows.
God holds you so tenderly, eternally.

Music (c)2007 Hendrik Steiner and Karl Anselm. Lyrics (c)2007 Richard C. Schletty.

Fetal Records official release

MP3 Music Playlist: 

3/26/2015. Fetal Records presents its second full album release since its revival under the Subsidiarity project. A mixed styles CD, Home highlights Berklee School of Music graduate and blues guitarist Tony Fazio with special appearances by contributing artists, including two new singles by the hardcore punk band Law and Order, the original Fetal Records band, noted blues vocalist Charlie Sayles, drummer Greg Phillips of Starpoint fame, singer/sonwriter Ken Francis Wenzel, and Scott Taylor, singer for the blues band Electrofied. The album also introduces Run Little Elephant, featuring Chris Watling of the Grandsons. Recorded, engineered and mastered at the Fetal Records and Tony Fazio studios with some mixing and mastering by Richard Schletty.

The album includes several songs that have been featured on Top Catholic Songs and Catholic Music Express: Icon, The Call, Snowy Christmas, and All this Happened on Christmas Day.

The new release is available at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/subsidiaritytonyfazio10

Sample track:

Free download of "Thank You, Lord"

Hello!

As Thanksgiving approaches I would like to offer you a free download of my song, "Thank You, Lord."

You can listen and download it from my website at www.MargoBSmith.com/music

Hope you enjoy!

God bless you.

Margo

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