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Roy Al Piano for Sarah Vaughn by * RoyAllenHunt *

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Pencil drawing and digital photo. Created with Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop.

When I was a young man I saw Sarah Vaughn, I think it was on the Mike Douglas Show. She sat down at the piano and played this really jazzy classical sounding piece and began to sing. The memory of that experience resonates with me even today. One afternoon I sat down and played my old Korg DW-8000. Not being a musician by any stretch of the imagination, I was pleased with how my excercise came out. I listened to it while I showered and began to sing. I jumped out of the shower in a rush, wrapped myself in a towel and still wet, recorded “One Afternoon” as the voice in my head dictated. Here is the end result. BTW I know I don’t really sound like her!

The drawing of myself at a babygrand piano, which I don’t have, is inspired by the whole experience and is being uploaded at the request of long-time friend Kerry L.

One Afternoon for Sarah Vaughn

RoyAllenHunt © July 6, 2006

While waiting one afternoon I sat down and composed this tune. Not really knowing what to say, the words just came out this way. I really must get up and shower. I must be somewhere within the hour. La, la, la, la, la, la…

I don’t have time to wait. I mustn’t stop or hesitate. I really must be on my way. All those things out there waiting for me need to be tended to don’t you see? Please forgive me if I must go. So long now don’t you know?

While waiting one afternoon I sat down and composed this tune. Not really knowing what to say, the words just came out this way. La, la, la, la, la, la…


  • Makeba Kedem-DuBose
    Makeba Kedem-D...over 6 years ago

    Very nice! peace…

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *over 6 years ago

    MK: You comments are very generous and most welcome. I’d like to say that I appreciate the social conciousness of your works. For those who have no voice sometimes our’s will have to serve. Thanks again.

  • TryadDestiny
    TryadDestinyover 6 years ago

    nice work welcome to M.I.A , Paul

  • blamo
    blamoover 6 years ago

    marvellous track you recorded great vibe to it .and thanks for the mp3 …………. stunning art also

  • Tom Vaughan
    Tom Vaughanover 6 years ago

    this is great, RoyAl… nice feeling to it.

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *about 6 years ago

    Thank you Tom V. for your comment and for adding this to your favorites. I appreciate that.

  • kevsphotos2008
    kevsphotos2008about 6 years ago

    WOW,This is so cool,love your work,well done…………………………

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosabout 6 years ago

    Hi Roy…it is very nice this drawing….calling my attention from the thumbnail..I knew it was a good one….I feel the emotion by the using of the watercolour.. or “quenched” ink in it.
    Haven’t shown your music in You Tube…?I m fond of You Tube…it is such a good way to promote new artists….. and old!!!

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *about 6 years ago

    Thank you RosaCobos: Actually, I do have a couple of roughly done videos on YouTube:

    Here We Go Down That Road

    In Another Place In Another Time

  • xssif
    xssifabout 6 years ago


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