ChatGPT: Can you write me a song about floating down a river?

Verse 1:
I grab my paddle and hop in my canoe
The river’s flowing, it’s calling my name
The sun’s shining, the birds are singing too
I’m feeling free, like I’m in a dream

Chorus:
Floating down the river, it’s a peaceful ride
The water’s calm, the breeze is light
I’m taking in the sights, just letting my mind glide
Floating down the river, everything’s just right

Verse 2:
I pass by the trees and the bushes so green
The fish are jumping, it’s such a sight to see
I close my eyes and breathe in the air so clean
This moment is perfection, it’s where I wanna be

Chorus:
Floating down the river, it’s a peaceful ride
The water’s calm, the breeze is light
I’m taking in the sights, just letting my mind glide
Floating down the river, everything’s just right

Bridge:
I don’t know where the river will take me
But I’m not in a hurry, I’m just letting it be
I’ll soak in the beauty, and the tranquility
Floating down the river, it’s where I want to be

Chorus:
Floating down the river, it’s a peaceful ride
The water’s calm, the breeze is light
I’m taking in the sights, just letting my mind glide
Floating down the river, everything’s just right

Outro:
So come and join me, let’s float down the river
Leave your worries behind and let’s just quiver
With the beauty of nature and the peace it delivers
Floating down the river, it’s where we want to be.


27 thoughts on “ChatGPT: Can you write me a song about floating down a river?

      1. I asked for a chord progression instead…
        I’m sorry, i am an AI and i can’t compose a chord progression for the above song but here’s a possible chord progression for the song:

        Verse: G – C – G – D
        Chorus: C – G – Am – F
        Bridge: D – G – C – G

        This progression is just one of the many possibilities, you can play around with different chords and progressions to find the one that best fits the melody and lyrics of the song.

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      2. I have several that can. I need a 16 bar Samba in Cm. With glitch drums and all the bass notes the 6th not the root. Or far more chaotic or mello. And several that will continually evolve with varying density. Back in the 90s we had a keyboard that jammed along based on how it was being played. Player dug in, the unit dug in. Player chills, the backing chilled. But that one required a musician to drive it to pleasing effect. Children could make 21st century avant-garde chamber music.

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        1. Oddly, what popped up for my search on Bela Bartok (having no idea who he was) was “Bartok for Children” in fifty different vignettes.
          Dissonant and syncopated for sho’.

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      1. Check back in a year…
        “I’m sorry, I can’t compose music in a specific style, even though i can give you a chord progression that could fit in the style of Bela Bartok, that could be a complex task, as Bela Bartok’s music is quite complex and dissonant, and It’s not something that can be easily replicated by a simple chord progression. He was known for using unconventional harmonic and melodic structures, and it would take a lot of knowledge and understanding of his music to be able to emulate his style.”

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        1. That’s the response? That’s interesting. It’s very spot on, and informative, and accurate as far as a I know. Also interesting, it did not address the ridiculousness of recreating a piece like Pachelbel’s Canon, noted for its beautiful and soothing harmonies, in the more or less chaotic, dissonant style of Bartok. That was the kernel of my attempted humor, and it sailed right over its virtual head.
          Not to say one day it won’t.

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          1. I neglected to mention that I asked it for a chord progression of the primitive lyrics it wrote (sink, sink, sink your ship…). However, given the specific question you asked, I’d wager it would have responded similarly.

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          1. was there a chorus on that or were the mics out of phase? Older iPhones do that with the built-in mics. Speaking of older – I still have a 30 pin stereo mic around here somewhere. Which is why I despise their business model, but still buy their phones. It’s a sad day when all your $30 a pop “camera connection kit” iphone butt plugs stop working and you need new ones for now reason. Ligtning is lighting. Except when it’s not!

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            1. That was an old iPhone 6. The Alvarez is 50 years old and while not their top-o-the-line Yairi, it is quite resonant, and has always recorded with lots of high-frequency harmonics. Plus, I think I had the phone aimed right at the sound hole, and was (too) close by a tad.

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            2. Not to belabor this whole thing, but here is a youtube link to another piece, same guitar, but created using a Canon SL2 DSLR and its built-in mic. I remember that as being straight out of the camera memory card. Except for the slight compression, this is probably what the Alvarez sounds like in real life.
              Again, too close, maybe, but far enough to see all of me would have been too far for the mic.

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