So I was sifting through some old garageband projects on my computer and in the midst of listening to a rather long improvisation I found about 2 minutes of the track I wanted to elaborate on. In hindsight I should have, at that point, cut out the short little organ interlude and started a new project with it, but without thinking I just started adding tracks and recording and editing until the idea turned into a full-fledged song with 6 or 7 tracks. When I was finally finished and wanted to send the song to itunes, I quickly remembered that I'd made this song in the middle of an old recording, and there was about 10-15 minutes of material on either side that I wanted to keep. So I split the song from the two ends, copied the end on the left side, opened a new project, pasted it in there, saved it, and then did the same with the right. Saved it AND closed it, then opened up the original project which now simply had the song on it, polished it up just a little, and sent it to itunes. At this point I had only itunes, garageband, and safari running and NOTHING else, but my year old macbook has been running oddly slow despite the fact that I've only filled 17GB of the 60GB hard drive and have LESS applications than originally came with it, and never run more than those 3 apps at a time (thinking of taking it to the apple store for...questioning). Anyway, Safari froze. I was just browsing wikipedia! I had to force quit, and as soon as I did garageband "unexpectedly" closed. When I opened it up again, and opened the project that had those two leftovers from the original project, the left one was still there, but the one on the right, "Recording #2", was gone. It was a really cool recording - my friend and I fiddling around on an organ and a double bass for 20 minutes. Tell me how I can get the end half of it back, anybody!