New Learning Track Samples
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Phillips, M. 60s swing ballad as done by the Mamas and the Papas. Entertaining show song, especially shows featuring music of the 60s. $35 plus 50 cents per copy.
Malneck, Kahn & Livingston, M. Beautiful ballad sung by Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot." Strong competition or show song; one of my best arrangements. $50 plus $1 per copy. Ashley Wright LTs.
Youman, Ceaser, M. Slow, jazz style arrangement of this well-known swing ballad. $50 plus 50 cents per copy.
Women's Barbershop Songs and Arrangements
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Back To The Fifties* - PDF
Diamond, E/M. Lively competition uptune about reliving high school days. Pairs well with Dear Old Dad. $40; no per-copy fee. A good choice for C and B- level or first-time competitors.
Barbershop Baby* - PDF
Diamond, E. Competition swing uptune, especially good for young singers and less experienced quartets and choruses. $40; no per-copy fee.
Baby, I’m Sayin’ Goodbye* - PDF
Diamond, M. Strong competition uptune with attitude – “Don’t mess with me.” $40; no per-copy fee. Kim Kraut LTs.
Diet Riot* - PDF
Diamond E/M. Humorous, entertaining uptune. Lots of words! $40; no per-copy fees. Kim Kraut LTs.
Fit As A Fiddle* - PDF
Freed/Hoffman/Goodhart, M. Uptune with parody lyrics (cleared by copyright holder) about getting into shape for a sweetheart. Great choreo opportunities; very entertaining. $45 plus 50 cents per copy.
I Was Born For The Stage* - PDF
Diamond, E/M. Sassy, strong uptune about stage life. $40, no per-copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
I’m a Great Big Baby*
Blake, M/A. Wonderfully entertaining uptune about being a big gal with lots to offer. Audiences love it. Good competition number for chorus or quartet. $50 plus $1 per copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
It’s Too Late Now To Treat Me Right*
Diamond. M/A. Driving uptune with attitude - “Buster, we’re through!” Performed by Houston Horizon Chorus for International Competition. $40, no per-copy fee.
Diamond, E. Hilarious ballad (really!). Spoof of traditional barbershop “mother” songs. Very strong barbershop, great for competition. Pairs well with “The Perfect Barbershop Song.” $40, no per-copy fees.
Old Teddy Bear*
Diamond, M. Strong competition ballad about children who have grown up and left home. It’s nostalgic but not sad. $40, no per-copy fees.
The Perfect Barbershop Song*
Diamond, M. Very funny uptune using lots of barbershop song titles to create a crazy story. Makes a great package with “Mother Dear” for competition, shows, afterglows. $40, no per-copy fees.
Stop Callin’ Me Baby* - PDF
Diamond, M. Fast backbeat uptune: “I ain’t your baby no more.” Performed in International quartet finals competition. $40; no per-copy fees. Kim Kraut LTs.
There’s A Tag In The Old Quartet* - PDF
Diamond, M. Humorous, entertaining uptune for quartets who’ve been around a while but “aren’t about to give up now.” Strong barbershop for competition. $40, no per copy fees.
Blue Christmas - PDF
Hayes/Johnson. E/M. Traditional Elvis slow swing song with a nice intro, key change and repeat. Very singable. $35 + $1 per copy.
Choc’late In My Stocking - PDF
Keen/Strommen, E. Cute Christmas song written from kid’s point of view. Fun and family-friendly. Great for holiday shows. $35 plus 50 cents per copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
Come Go With Me - PDF
Quick, M. 50s doo-wop classic; entertaining and fun to sing; some lead solo. $40 plus $1 per copy.
Everything - PDF
Buble/Chang/Foster-Gillies, M/A. Beautiful, rhythmic song done by Michael Buble.. Copyright clearance pending, call for updated information.
For Good - PDF
Schwartz, M/A. Beautiful ballad about friendship, from the musical “Wicked.” Luscious modern harmony; some lead solo passages. $50 plus 50 cents per copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
Georgia On My Mind - PDF
Gorrell/Charmichael, M. Bass solo with 4-part chorus backup – the way Ray Charles sang it. Very good show song. $50 plus 50 cents per copy.
Gimme, Gimme** - PDF
Scanlon/Tesor, C. Very exciting, very entertaining uptune from the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” GREAT chorus show song. Builds from shy and innocent to “wow!” $50 plus $1 per copy.
If I Hear Another Song About Christmas - PDF
Fain/Alter, E/M Funny song about how much the singer loves Christmas songs. $40; 50 cents per copy..
In My Daughter’s Eyes
Slater, A. Beautiful ballad, very touching lyrics. Two versions – chorus and quartet, both with lead solo. $50 plus 50 cents per copy. Judy Vidal LTs.
Is This Any Way To Fall In Love? - PDF
Murphy/Wilson, C. Contemporary uptune recorded by Linda Eder. Very sassy and upbeat. Lots of syncopation. Worth the challenge for performances. $40 plus $1 per copy.
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm - PDF
Berlin, A. 30s swing uptune, good for winter holiday performances. $35 plus 50 cents per copy.
Imagine** - 4Part PDF - 8Part
Lennon. A. John Lennnon’s famous anthem. Some 8-part split chorus parts. Powerful arrangement sung and recorded by Coastline Show Chorus. $50 plus $1 per copy. Kim Kraut LTs
Isn’t It Romantic?
Rogers, Hart, M. Romantic swing ballad, perfect for weddings, anniversaries, singing valentines, shows. $40 plus $1 per copy.
Prima, M. Marvelous rock ‘n’ roll song with strong rhythm; great choreo potential. Sung by Channelaire Chorus. Some optional 7- and 8-part chords. $50 plus $1 per copy. Judy Vidal LTs.
Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall In Love** - 4Part PDF - 8Part
Porter, C. This is one of my best arrangements! Sung by Pride of Portland Chorus; very entertaining and worth the extra effort for experienced choruses. Some 7- and 8-part chords at the tag.
Peel Me a Grape
Frishberg, A. Sultry ballad about a spoiled lady, can be done with lots of humor. $40 plus $1 per copy.
S.O.S. - PDF
Andersson, et al (ABBA), M. 60s soft rock ABBA song, great for shows. $40 plus $1 per copy.
Santa Claus Is Back In Town - PDF
Lieber/Stoller, A. Sexy rock ‘n’ roll Christmas song recorded by Elvis Presley. Strong rhythm. Two versions; quartet or chorus with lead solo. Sung by Skyline Chorus. $50 plus $1 per copy, Kim Kraut LTs.
Shackles** - PDF
Campbell/Atkins, C. Powerful gospel uptune, chorus with lead solo, some 8-part sections. Challenging but very rewarding. Created for and sung by Houston Horizon Chorus. $65 plus $1 per copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
She's Got You - PDF
Cochran, E. Famous country song with lead solo and a touch of humor. $40 plus $1 per copy.
Stepsisters’ Lament - PDF
Rogers/Hammerstein, M. From the musical “Cinderella.” Funny, clever song for shows. Sung by Skyline Chorus for International Competition finals package. $50 plus 50 cents per copy.
Ticket To Ride - PDF
Lennon, McCartney, A. Slow, sultry ballad as sung by the Carpenters. Great show song. $50 plus $1 per copy. Kim Kraut LTs.
A Touch Of Texas In My Heart
Diamond, M. Country ballad with strong lyrics about memories of friends left behind. Lovely harmony, good for shows. $40, no per-copy fees. Kim Kraut LTs.
Venus In Blue Jeans - PDF
Keller/Greenfield, E. Rock ‘n’roll swing uptune, simple and fun. Good for 50s shows. $35 plus 50 cents per copy.
We Can Do It - PDF
Diamond, E. Written especially for new or small choruses for competition. Judges won't say "too difficult" this time.
We're All In This Together - PDF
Gerrard & Nevill, M/A. Fabulous song from "High School Musical" with a team message - we can do anything when we work together. This would be a great closing show song. Very energetic!