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  • AFRICA most powerful piece, this popular hit by Toto is sure to thrill your audiences. Probably more suitable to chorus than quartet. Be sure to check out Perpetuum Jazzile's version on YouTube and consider adding their stormy sound effects to your performance.
  • AGING SUPERHEROES MEDLEY Did you ever wish your quartet consisted of Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and, well . . . Mighty Mouse? Your wish can be granted with this clever batch of parodies.
  • ALASKA MEDLEY You don't have to be from the largest state to love this combination of "Where We Live" and "Alaska, I'm Comin' Home."
  • ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM Everly Brothers hit, fancier than Harmony Explosion arrangement
  • ALL THAT SHE WANTS rock hit by Swedish group Ace of Base, not for the faint of heart
  • ALL THE WAY this wonderfully intense ballad is suitable for contest. Flipside sings it in most heartfelt fashion.
  • ALONG CAME JONES Ray Stevens sang this spoofy melodramatic song. Even a sedate group will be funny when performing this piece.
  • AMERICA (from WEST SIDE STORY) lively, great choreography possibilities
  • AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL a classic patriotic song
  • AMERICAN HYMN, AN This is a soaring, gorgeous song about the natural beauties of America, as sung by the Vocal Majority.
  • ANNIE'S SONG the lovely John Denver song, good for weddings
  • ANNIVERSARY SONG yes, this song starts with the famous line "Oh, how we danced on the night we were wed." It is just the right tune for this occasion.
  • ANOTHER OP'NIN', ANOTHER SHOW good show opener, Broadway standard
  • ANYTHING YOU CAN DO an eight-part song from "Annie Get Your Gun" that is a sure hit for a combined number with a chorus or quartet of the opposite sex. Can you guess who wins in the end? Also available in eight-part male and female versions.
  • ART IS CALLING FOR ME hilarious Victor Herbert song for women only, requires a soprano who can sing high in operatic fashion.
  • AS LONG AS I'M SINGING Bobby Darin made this cheery song popular. This tune is just right for opening your shows with.
  • ASSHOLUJAH CHORUS suitable for roasting a friend - a very good friend
  • AVE MARIA If you have a lead singer inclined toward sacred music, this solo is for you.

  • BABY ON BOARD Short and, um, sweet, this tune was sung by Homer Simpson's quartet, the B Sharps.
  • BALLAD OF THE SMOG comedy song about smoggy Los Angeles
  • BARE NECESSITIES From the animated musical "The Jungle Book," this delightful tune will charm audiences and judges alike. Exclusive to Storm Front at present.
  • BEACH BOYS MEDLEY celebrating the surfer dude or dudette in all of us; songs include "I Get Around," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "In My Room" and "California Girls"
  • BEAUTIFUL OHIO a unique, lively big-band version of this sweet old classic
  • BEAUTIFUL SAVIOUR quite inspirational, in a unique mix of musical styles
  • BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME lovely pop song by Celine Dion, in the mold of "The Wind Beneath My Wings"
  • BEER MEDLEY There is lots of fun to be had with this foamy piece.
  • BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH SYMPHONY mix of classical music and fun lyrics, a real kick; lyrics have a soap-opera theme, which could be changed
  • BETTER THAN I Joseph sang this moving song to God in an animated film.
  • BIG TEN FIGHT SONG MEDLEY  This piece is suitable for . . . um, that rare occasion when it is just the perfect thing. . . .
  • BIGGEST PARAKEETS IN TOWN, THE slightly risque, makes for much merriment
  • BIRDS MEDLEY parody of the "Three Girls Medley"
  • BLACKBIRD PARODY  There are all sorts of goofy key changes and lyrics in this light-hearted spoof.  Can be sung in contest.  Hi-Fidelity was runner-upbfor the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America’s 2005 CARA award in the category of Best Humor Song for their rendition of this unique tune.
  • BLEW BY YOU  This parody is quite clever.  What blew by you?  The singers' toupee!
  • BLUE MOON no, not Rodgers & Hart's straight version from 1934; this is the swinging 1961 doo-wop hit
  • BLUE SUEDE SHOES Step on the gas with this vintage Carl Perkins/Elvis Presley tune.
  • BLUES BROTHERS MEDLEY  Jake and Elwood kicked some butt in the movie, and now your group can boot some booty too.  Songs include "Gimme Some Lovin'," "Shake a Tail Feather," "Everybody Needs Somebody," "Think" and "Sweet Home Chicago."
  • BLUES IN THE NIGHT On just about everyone's list of top 10 popular songs of all time, this song gets right to the heart of the downside of love. Do check out this most powerful, and contestable, piece.
  • BON SOIR, HERR KOMMISSAR Do you know Jacque Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld"? You do too: It is the song most associated with the can-can. Add some whodunit lyrics in German and you have this delightful romp.
  • BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY jumpin' WW II tune made famous by the Andrews Sisters
  • BROWN EYED GIRL Van Morrison wrote this happy, lively tune back in the golden year of 1967. Quite faithful to the original, this version is sure to have your audiences rocking and clapping.
  • BUTTERFLY KISSES pop/country hit about a father and daughter that is sure to go over big at weddings
  • BYE BYE LOVE one of the Everly Brothers' finest tunes. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.

  • CANDLE IN THE WIND Elton John's moving tribute to Princess Diana, not available till John begins granting permission
  • CANDLE ON THE WATER a beautiful song from the Disney film "Pete's Dragon"
  • CAN'T BUY ME LOVE This classic from the Fab Four is not only lively and wise, it is contestable too (though perhaps not for SAI). But whether for contest or show, this song is a sure winner! "Everybody tells me so." And Tim Waurick's tracks for women are purely great!
  • CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE the King sang this pop classic
  • CENSORSHIP AGGRAVATION omitted words make clean songs risque, really fun
  • CHAMPION'S KNACK Written to the tune of "Ballin' the Jack," this parody pokes fun at the cliched stage-presence moves we barbershoppers are wont to make. Your audiences, especially barbershop ones, will love it.
  • CHANGE MY HEART, OH GOD A gentle, mellow piece, this song expresses devotion to God.
  • CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM CONE A cute, short, dumb ditty, this song is suitable for major silliness. Not many other songs talk about a dog biting you on the behind.
  • CHRISTMAS DINNER A folky song written by Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary), this piece warms the heart during a cold time of year.
  • CHRISTMAS FUN MEDLEY Picture a combination of "Jingle Bells," "Winter Wonderland," "Frosty the Snow Man,""Here Comes Santa Claus" and "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." Pretty nice picture, eh?
  • CHRISTMAS IN THREE MINUTES One of the most cheerful messes you will ever encounter, this potpourri crams a ton of tunes into 180 seconds. Think you can count them all in real time? We doubt it...
  • CHRISTMAS MEDLEY 15-page production number done by the Louisville Thoroughbreds
  • CHRISTMAS SHOES, THE A country song with lots of heart, this seasonal song will have your audiences reaching for their hankies. Feature your lead on this one.
  • CHURCH BELLS corny and funny, a sure laugh-getter
  • CIVIL WAR MEDLEY This energetic collection of very old songs captures the spirit of the early days of the war, when both sides figured they would be able to end matters in a few weeks and be home in time for plowing. Goes well in a contest package with "Tell My Father" or "The Vacant Chair."
  • COLLEGE YEARS short, good intro for a college-days show
  • COME GO WITH ME this fun doo-wop tune earned the Dell-Vikings a  gold single in the golden year of 1957
  • COME RAIN OR COME SHINE Ella Fitzgerald made this one famous, good for weddings
  • CONSIDER YOURSELF  From the musical "Oliver," this happy and lively tune can be sung in contest.  No longer exclusive to Power Play.
  • COPACABANA (AT THE COPA) you have never heard the Barry Manilow hit quite like this before. With solo, four harmony parts and two rhythm lines, the song requires a chorus or octet to make it swing.
  • COTTON CLUB MEDLEY Picture yourself at THE night club in 1930s Harlem.  What might you hear?  What would you see?  Marvelous and exciting things, that is for sure.  This medley is no longer exclusive to the Big Apple Chorus.
  • CRYING This Roy Orbison song is a popular classic, of course. Very few barbershop groups have a lead(s) who can handle the rangy melody, so the lead, tenor and bass take turns with it. (Sorry about that, baris.)
  • CURTAIN FALLS, THE Hey, if this heartfelt closer about show biz is good enough for Bobby Darin, it should be a hit for your group too.
  • CYCLES Frank Sinatra sang this moving song of life's ups and downs

  • DAYDREAM What a day for singing this Lovin' Spoonful pop classic. This cheery arrangement is for chorus plus soloist.
  • DEVOTED TO YOU It doesn't get any better than the Everly Brothers singing about true love.
  • DONNA MEDLEY  Get some serious teenage angst going with this combination of "Donna the Prima Donna" and "(Oh) Donna."
  • DO YOU REMEMBER THESE? the Statler Brothers tune reviving all sorts of '50s nostalgia
  • DOGS, THE way raunchy but cute
  • DON'T WORRY 'BOUT ME a swingy tune with the singer pretending that lost love doesn't matter
  • DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE High energy is the name of the game with lively number. The BHS publishes the men's version.
  • DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME contest or show, audiences and performers absolutely love it. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.
  • DREAM IS A WISH YOUR HEART MAKES, A beautiful Disney song

  • EIGHTEEN WHEELS ON A BIG RIG Who would believe counting to 18 in Roman numerals could be so funny? This novelty song has to be heard to be believed.
  • ELEANOR RIGBY plenty strange, lots of key changes in this Beatles tune
  • ELVIS MEDLEY Would you believe a contestable medley could be made of "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel," "Jailhouse Rock," "Burning Love" and "Viva Las Vegas"? You will have a blast singing this piece, one that is fit for a--well, the--King.
  • ENTERTAINER, THE good show opener, theme song of movie "The Sting"
  • EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES Broadway-type show opener

  • FELIZ NAVIDAD Wish your audiences a Merry Christmas in bilingual fashion. This lively chart is written for four voices plus percussion instruments. The BHS publishes the men's version.
  • FIGHT THE TEAM unique big-band version of Ohio State's famous fight song
  • FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE, THE really lovely Roberta Flack song
  • FISHY MEDLEY Midwest Vocal Express sang this medley at the Indianapolis international. Ask anyone who was there: Their performance was all-time funny, delightful, memorable and totally marvelous.
  • FLOWERS ON THE WALL this Statler Brothers song puts an ironic twist to loneliness
  • FLY'S EYES novelty number about looking at the world from a unique perspective
  • FOR GOOD From the musical "Wicked," this song features a heartfelt, intense dialogue between witches Elphaba and Glinda. If your group has two good soloists with medium to high voices, this is the ticket for you. Also available in one-soloist version.
  • FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE Stevie Wonder in barbershop? Absolutely! Indeed, this pop classic could even be made contestable with just a few changes.
  • FOR THE GOOD TIMES touching song of love ending, written by Kris Kristofferson
  • FOREVER AND A DAY Barry Manilow co-composed and performs this ballad, a powerful declaration of love. Would fit some weddings just fine.
  • FOREST LAWN comedy number about the big L.A. cemetery
  • FROG KISSIN' delightful song about not judging a book by its cover

  • GET ME TO THE CHURCH ON TIME this tune from "My Fair Lady" is always a hit with audiences; no longer exclusive to Power Play, it is now available to your group
  • GET ME TO THE GIRL MEDLEY An ultra-cool combination of "Get Me to the Church on Time" and "The Girl That I Marry," this medley is both hip and loving. Exclusive right now to Alchemy.
  • GIRL IN 14G, THE Kristin Chenoweth popularized this cool, fun, creative piece. For women only, it requires an opera diva, a jazz singer, a barbershopper and the innocent girl caught in the middle. Not for the faint of heart.
  • GOD BLESS OUR SENIOR CITIZENS great to honor reisdents of nursing homes
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD The rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears revived this 1941 Billie Holiday song in 1968.  This tempo, bluesy ballad is as moving as they come.  And here is a blessing for you: The piece is no longer exclusive to the Big Apple Chorus.
  • GOD PUT A RAINBOW This toe-tapping, old-time gospel number is arranged in an unusual woodshed style.
  • GOODBYE MEDLEY  An enormously funny and interesting conglomeration, this piece is contestable too.  This winner has been recorded by "the BUZZ."  The medley bashes the opposite sex, well, just a little bit.
  • GOODNIGHT, SWEETHEART, GOODNIGHT have yourself some fun with a little doo-wop barbershop
  • GOSPEL HOME MEDLEY These two songs about your home in the sky go together so well that they even intertwine at one point. Have a good time letting out some energy with this one.
  • GRADUATION DAY pop hit, good for college-days shows
  • GRANADA You are sure to fall under the spell of this lovely Spanish tune. It was arranged for the Investigators, the quartet that led the founding of the Spain's new barbershop organization.
  • GRANDMA'S FEATHER BED  This lively, happy, nostalgic John Denver song is great fun for either sex to sing.  Now available in contest and show versions.
  • GRAVITY BLUES hilarious number that bemoans the effects of aging on a woman's body.
  • GREASE MEDLEY Revisit Danny and Sandy in a monster medley that is great for either contest or shows. The
    Hot Air Buffoons own exclusive rights to the piece for the time being.
  • GREATEST, THE This clever song of a boy's baseball fantasies is exclusive to Buckeye Blend right now.
  • GREAT LAKES SONG  This tribute to the Great Lakes and their seagoing men is strong and moving.
  • GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME this melancholy country song is a sure winner
  • GROOVY KIND OF LOVE, A a pop hit for the Mindbenders (1966) and for Phil Collins (1988), the song has been sung lately by the King's Singers. Makes a great solo for tenor or high lead/bari. The bass also gets some licks in too.
  • GROWN-UP CHRISTMAS LIST Arranged for eight-part mixed voices, this Amy Grant song is a wish list for a better world. So get together with a chorus or quartet of the other gender and move your audiences' hearts with this gem.

  • HAPPY Diana Ross sang this tender song of the happiness love brings
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY Barbershopper Jim Ahlgrim wrote a lovely verse to this standard.
  • HAPPY TRAILS for Western shows, the Roy Rogers & Dale Evans song
  • HAVE A NICE DAY very funny for contest or shows, as sung by Shenanigans
  • HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG great for weddings, of course, this tenor solo also adds a special touch to any show
  • HE The powerful message of this tune makes it just right to stir your audiences' emotions.
  • HELL FROZE OVER This unique tune, written by Lynn Hauldren, the inimitable bari of Chordiac Arrest, chronicles some highly unlikely barbershop happenings. No longer exclusive to Rumors
    being
  • HELLO, MARY LOU lively Ricky Nelson song
  • HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDAH Allan Sherman's novelty hit from the 1960s can be your group's next hit. Check out this boy's plaintive lament sent from summer camp.
  • HELLO, YOUNG LOVERS a classic song for older singers, from "The King and I"
  • HERE'S TO MY LADY classy easy-beat, very romantic
  • HEY!  Well, this football fight song doesn't have any, um, lyrics, but the nonsensical energy sure does run high when you sing this one.
  • HEY, LOOK ME OVER  Lasting just a minute, with appropriate lyrics and a big tag, this tune is just right for opening shows.
  • HEY, LOOK ME OVER/IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW!   contestable medley of energetic '60s Broadway tunes, as sung by Power Play contestable medley of energetic '60s Broadway tunes
  • HICKEY  now available for men too, this hilarious song of what happened in the back seat of the teen's car is pretty odd and offbeat.
  • HIT THE ROAD, JACK  Arranged for women's chorus or quartet plus male soloist, this piece is just about as much fun as you would guess -- which is to say, a lot.
  • HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS Johnny Marks wrote this most happy, lively tune. It just plain feels good.
  • HOUSE I LIVE IN, THE  "What is America to me?"  This song lists many everyday things in heart-warming, inspiring fashion.
  • HOW WONDERFUL TO KNOW The original lyrics to this song are in Italian, and the Italians sure do know about love. The piece was arranged for the LABBS organization, but is available to all..

  • I BELIEVE  This inspirational classic is a hit on any show.  Power Play no longer has exclusive rights to it.
  • I FALL TO PIECES the Patsy Cline classic about a love that is tough to get over
  • I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU Put a little sophisticated flair into your contest or show package with this classic Cole Porter love song.
  • I GOT RHYTHM this swingy tune is a sure crowd-pleaser
  • I GUESS HE'D RATHER BE IN COLORADO poignant song of a city dweller who yearns for the great outdoors
  • I HAVE A LOVE gorgeous tune from "West Side Story" (solo plus chorus)
  • I KNOW AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY the cute childhood song with all sorts of funny patter, appeals to the kid in all of us
  • I LIKE BEER Tom T. Hall's ode to the ethereal amber beverage. The two versions are exclusive right now to both of Dave Kindinger's quartets, Joker's Wild (Dave is the bass) and Buckeye Blend (lead).
  • I LOVE A PARADE/STRIKE UP THE BAND lively, contestable march medley
  • I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU This popular classic is now available in two versions. One has the shimmering feel of the rock 'n' roll hit, while the other is a contestable tempo ballad as sung by Metropolis. The latter can be sung either straight or, as the quartet did it, humorously.
  • I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU Popularized by Dusty Springfield in the '60s, this happy love song was arranged for all the LABBS ladies.
  • I PLEDGE MY ALLEGIANCE This country-flavored patriotic number is exclusive to Accent until 8/10.
  • I THINK YOU'RE WONDERFUL happy uptune for kids of all ages
  • I USED TO CALL HER BABY humorous tune, as sung by The New Tradition quartet
  • I WANNA BE LIKE YOU From the classic animated film "The Jungle Book," this song is great fun to, um, monkey around with.
  • I WANNA GO BACK TO OHIO STATE football-type pep song
  • I WANT A HIPPOPOTAMUS FOR CHRISTMAS  A novelty hit for child singer Gayla Peevey in 1953, this seasonal tune is just strange enough to be fun for you and your audiences.
  • I WILL SING HALLELUJAH lively spiritual
  • IF the tender pop hit by Bread
  • IF I DIDN'T HAVE YOU  From the animated film "Monsters Inc.," this happy tune was sung as a duet by Billy Crystal and John Goodman.  As a bonus, the arrangement is contestable. Available most places now and in the UK after 1/1/05.
  • IF I HAD A BULLDOZER This song is a little strange, in the same sense that Shaquille O'Neal is a little tall and famous. A fantasy of grandiosity, this tune is exclusive to Buckeye Blend right now.
  • IF I HAD A HAMMER Folk music meets barbershop in this inspiring piece.
  • IF I KNOCK THE "L" OUT OF KELLY an old-time novelty number about a feisty Irishman
  • IF WE EVER NEEDED THE LORD BEFORE traditional gospel tune, in both barbershop and modern versions, quite lively
  • IF YOU BELIEVE uplifting pop love ballad
  • I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN  Dionne Warwick sang this classic by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.  Though arranged for the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers, the song works fine for men too.
  • I'M A MIDDLE-AGED MAN Your audiences will howl at this novelty tune, composed by Joe Hunter and Tom and sung by Reveille. This may not be the best time of life for every man. Does he need to take Viagra? Depends...
  • I'M A MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN This ribald tune, written by Seattle's own Lisa Koch, is available in both PG- and R-rated versions. You pretty much have to see/hear this one to believe it.
  • I'M BEGINNING TO LIKE IT  This one is tough to explain.  Think of a typical '30s swing tune with modern lyrics like "hard-rock diet," "in your face" and "MTV and AMC."  Way cool!  And it is contestable too.
  • I'M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER everyone likes this offbeat love song
  • I'M RETURNING EVERYTHING... George Burns sings this funny song about the end of a marriage, with surprise twist at the end
  • IN MY LIFE lovely Beatles tune
  • IN MY ROOM  The Beach Boys' story of teenage angst is surprisingly sweet and moving.  SPEB publishes the men's version.
  • IN THE STILL OF THE NITE  The Boyz II Men redo of the classic doo-wop hit is popular with listeners of all generations.  The Society publishes the men's version; the women's can be ordered from Tom.
  • IRENE goofy takeoff on "Goodnight, Irene"
  • ISLAND OF DREAMS the '60s group the Seekers ("I'll Never Find Another You," "Georgy Girl") sang this captivating song; it is arranged for eight-part mixed voices
  • ISLE OF INISFREE, THE If your group has a soloist with a lot of heart, this lovely tune will take your audiences back home to Ireland. It was the theme from the John Wayne movie "The Quiet Man."
  • IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG the King's Singers sang this song, tenor and bass solo versions
  • IT'S ONLY A WEE-WEE cute, risque, fights sexual stereotypes
  • IT'S TODAY  From the musical Mame, this happy song urges you to celebrate the day.  Makes a great opener.
  • IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL If you sing in a mixed-barbershop group or church choir, this SATB arrangement is for you. The message is as timeless as it is powerful.
  • I'VE GOT A PAIN IN MY SAWDUST cute, the doll had "appendisawdust"
  • I WANNA GO BACK TO WEST VIRGINIA Your audiences will be almost in heaven when you sing this hearfelt song.

  • JA-DA your basic pleasant nonsense song, a pop standard
  • JAMAICAN NOEL lively Chritmas song; each part gets a solo
  • JENNY REBECCA a good one, welcoming a new baby to the world
  • JESUS LOVES ME  This is a surprisingly complex and powerful take on a children's song.
  • JOHNNY APPLESEED DISTRICT THEME SONG written by Frank Buffington, writer of "Old Songs Are Just Like Old Friends"
  • JOSEPHINE, PLEASE NO LEAN ON THE BELL novelty number with an Italian flavor

  • KAZOO KONCERTO  Big fun is ahead when your group whips out its kazoos.  The energy builds and builds to a great finish.
  • KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG This powerful Grammy Award winner, sung by Roberta Flack, is now available in two versions. One is straight, and the other, as sung by MAXX Factor, is pretty twisted.
  • KING OF THE ROAD light-hearted hobo song by Roger Miller
  • KNIGHT SCHOOL MEDLEY Two brave lads are almost ready to slay dragons, rescue fair damsels, drink copious quantities of mead, and the like. Will they make the grade?
  • KNOCK KNOCK SONG Spike Jones and His City Slickers did a bang-up job on this number way back when. There is plenty of room for fun, including making just about every sound effect you can think of.

  • LAST NIGHT ON THE BACK PORCH always a fun uptune
  • (UP A) LAZY RIVER could be sung in contest or show, Marquis does it
  • LE REGIMENT Want to perform Script Ohio, just like the Ohio State Marching Band? If so, this is the song for you.
  • LET IT BE ME the Everly Brothers heartfelt ballad
  • LET ME BE YOUR WINGS wonderful romantic song by Barry Manilow, from "Thumbellina"
  • LET THEM BE LITTLE  A country tune with lots of heart, this plea to allow children to act their age is a real gem.
  • LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH show closer with a great message. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.
  • LITTLE DARLIN' a solid gold hit from 1957 for the Diamonds, this doo-wop tune will give your lead a chance to shine and your tenor some hammy moments.
  • LIVE LIKE AN ANGEL written by barbershopper Stewart Girlock, this gospel song is of professional quality
  • LONGEST TIME, THE Billy Joel's hit makes for doo-wop barbershop at its most enjoyable. SPEB publishes the men's version.
  • LORD'S PRAYER This beautiful piece is a rearrangement for SATB of the Society-published chart done by Joe Liles and Tom. It is fine for both mixed-barbershop and church groups.
  • LOST IN THE STARS possibly contestable version, powerful song
  • LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING If you are not familiar with this Andrew Lloyd Webber song, you owe it to yourself to find it, whether this arrangement or in some other form. It is purely gorgeous.
  • LULLABY IN RAGTIME, A contestable version of barbershop classic
  • LUNATIC'S LULLABY, THE totally nonsensical lyrics make for lots of laughs

  • MACOMB CHRISTMAS MEDLEY Not many arrangements are listed in both Inspirational and Comedy, but this medley is one big happy mix. Your holiday audiences are sure to enjoy this potpourri.
  • MAGGIE BLUES a swinging version of "When You and I Were Young, Maggie"
  • MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE/CHASING CARS Unique to say the least, this medley combines the Bob Dylan song with one by Snow Patrol.
  • MAMMAS, DON'T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS Not your run-of-the-mill barbershop tune, "Mammas" would go great in a Western show, or use it as a novelty number to change the pace.
  • MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE, THE a golden-oldie novelty number
  • MARKS MEDLEY seasonal: "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Silver & Gold"
  • MARY, DID YOU KNOW A powerful, reverent song, this piece is a hit at Christmas or any other time of year. Available in male, female and mixed voices.
  • MARY IN THE MORNING pretty, rhythmic pop ballad
  • MARY TYLER MOORE THEME SONG Who didn't love our Mary? You will enjoy singing this happy little number.
  • MAY YOU ALWAYS modernish rhythmic ballad, suitable for contest, sweet sentiment
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS, DARLING the Carpenters' moving hit (solo plus 4 parts). Now available in four parts for both men and women.
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS POLKA This happy seasonal song is easy to learn and perform. Hey, you may even may be able to get your audience up and dancing.
  • MEXICALI ROSE  This C&W classic harmonizes great for barbershop and has multi-cultural appeal.  Spanish translation of the chorus is included.  Though the song is just a chorus right now, it could easily be made into a full-length contest tune.
  • MEXICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM Who knows? You could need this one sometime. Well, you could.
  • MILITARY MEDLEY humorous, "Sound Off" & "Oh! How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning"
  • MISS CELIE'S BLUES (SISTER) sisterhood song for women, from film "The Color Purple"
  • MISSISSIPPI SQUIRREL REVIVAL  Must be heard to be believed.  The strange and marvelous workings of the Holy Spirit--or, well, something--are detailed in this hilarious piece.
  • MOON MEDLEY old-time medley contains "Bright Was the Night," "Moonlight Bay" and "By the Light of the Silvery Moon"
  • MOONLIGHT AND ROSES a pretty tune of loving memories
  • MOONLIGHT BRINGS MEMORIES/MOONLIGHT AND ROSES poignant ballad medley of two pop standards
  • MOONSHINE LULLABY An unusual type of lullaby, this tune from "Annie Get Your Gun" has a lazy, fun feeling to it.
  • MORE From the movie "Mondo Cane," this popular classic is great for shows and weddings.
  • MOTOWN MEDLEY 16 pages worth, fasten your seat belt, could be made into a show theme.  There are some solos with four-part background, so this song is meant for a chorus to sing.
  • MUSKRAT RAMBLE this standard is lively and plenty of fun
  • MY COLORING BOOK this pop hit from 1962 will touch your audiences' hearts.
  • MY FAVORITE THINGS PARODY For mature groups only. With an opening line like "Maalox and nose drops and needles for knittin'," you know big fun is on the way.
  • MY FAIR LADY MEDLEY  All of your favorites are included here.  Great for choruses, and maybe even quartets, of both sexes.
  • MY FRATERNITY PIN a novelty song about a fickle coed. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.
  • MY GOLDEN BABY love song, a mix of German and English
  • MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS Willie Nelson is probably the best-known singer to perform this poignant song. Shades of America's pioneer past.
  • MY LIFE FLOWS ON (HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING) This beautiful hymn speaks of joy in the face of suffering. The lyrics are just as strong as those of "It Is Well with My Soul," which is saying something.
  • MY LITTLE GIRL Tim McGraw sang and co-wrote this beautiful song. Guaranteed to melt any parent's heart, this piece is exclusive to Melodies and Memories until 9/10.
  • MY PRAYER This arrangement of the beautiful #1 hit for the Platters (1956) debuted at a barbershopper's wedding.
  • MY UNCULTIVATED IRISH GENUS ROSA  Can you guess which classic barbershop tune this is a parody of?  All sorts of mischief is created by substituting fancy words for the normal ones. 

  • NAUGHTY LADY OF SHADY LANE  This allegedly sinful sweetie turns out to be a brand new baby girl.  Guaranteed to have be an audience pleaser.  Exclusive to Susan Wells, the Southern Belle, till 7/06.
  • NEUTRON DANCE this 1985 hit by the Pointer Sisters is guaranteed to energize your audiences
  • NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE contestable version of this beautiful ballad
  • NO NO NEVER Performed in English by Texas Lightning, this song was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. Has a fine rock/pop/country feel to it.

  • O, AMERICA Celtic Woman popularized this moving tribute to the spirit of the USA. Even singers and audiences from other lands will be touched by this powerful piece. Exclusive through 2011.
  • OH! MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE uses the old melody and Robert Burns's classic lyrics
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALMA MATER unpopular in the state of Michigan
  • OLD CAPE COD this pop standard paints a lovely picture
  • OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG  Yes, this is the hit from Three Dog Night.  Of course, we sing it in four-part harmony, not three.
  • OLD FRIENDS MEDLEY Paul Simon's "Bookends" & "When You and I Were Young, Maggie"
  • ONE TIN SOLDIER stirring song of peace from the film "Billy Jack"
  • ONES LEFT STANDING  This powerful song sounds as though it were written for 9/11.  Though it appeared about a year earlier, the amazing sentiments make it a great song for any group's repertoire.
  • OPERATOR moves right along, Manhattan Transfer made the song famous
  • ORANGE COLORED SKY this one is way fun; good opener or closer
  • OSHKOSH, WIS. regional uptune about a pretty little miss (in Oshkosh, Wis.)

  • PAPA-OOM-MOW-MOW  The words don't make a bit of sense, but that doesn't stop the fun in this novelty number.  In fact, the words are the biggest part of the merriment.
  • PASS THAT PEACEPIPE/I'M AN INDIAN, TOO cute Western medley
  • PEG O' MY HEART everyone enjoys this easy-beat tune
  • PETER PAN MEDLEY This combination of "I Won't Grow Up" and "Never Never Land" has a unique mix of humor and heart that you will purely love.
  • PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA for Western shows, about a rugged cowgirl
  • PLACE IN THE CHOIR, A Celtic Thunder sings this happy, lively, energetic, creative, wonderful, fantastic song. You owe it to yourself to check it out for your quartet or chorus. You just do!
  • PLAIN  Be sure to include this parody in your next Amish package.  You will be doing an Amish package, right?
  • PLAYING RIGHT FIELD Peter, Paul and Mary sang this funny, bittersweet song about being the last kid chosen
  • POKARE KARE ANA gem of a Maori love song, as sung by The Ritz
  • POPEYE MEDLEY Olive Oyl, Swee' Pea, Wimpy, Bluto and the Sailor Man himself are all featured in this parody melange. Suitable for contest, this medley would also make a great centerpiece for a fun show theme.
  • PRECIOUS FRIENDS Folk legend Pete Seeger penned this uplifting song. Use this piece to honor a friend(s) or simply to inpire your audiences. Arranged for chorus and soloist.
  • PRETTY BABY fun meter parody, contestable, as done by Shenanigans
  • PRISON MEDLEY parodies on well-known songs tell of each quartet member's upcoming stint in Alcatraz, Sing Sing, Marion and Leavenworth. No longer exclusive to Rumors.
  • PROFESSIONAL PIRATE A Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of Captain Morgan's, ye scurvy landlubbers! This song from the film "Muppet Treasure Island" will shiver your timbers for sure.

  • RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid ride -- well, a bicycle, anyhow -- again. This light song is, well, delightful.
  • REDNECK KIND OF GUY  The wall-to-well redneck jokes will have your audience swallowing their chawin' tobaccy.  No longer exclusive to Overture.
  • ROCK AND ROCK MEDLEY No, that is not a misprint. This snappy opener is a combo of "Rock around the Clock" and "Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay."
  • ROCK AND ROLL MEDLEY four rock'n'roll classics make this medley a winner; includes "Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay", "Hound Dog,", "Tears on my Pillow", and "Blue Moon".
  • ROCK OF AGES LET OUR SONG stirring Jewish religious piece
  • ROYAL GARDEN BLUES contestable, substantial and lively, sung by Power Play
  • RUN FOR THE ROSES the thought-provoking Dan Fogelberg song

  • SAMMY PUT THE PAPER ON THE WALL If big messes are your thing, this is the ditty for you.
  • SANTA BABY  Originally arranged for a female soloist with men's quartet or chorus, the piece is now available for five women's voice parts. This seductive song is cool, hot and fun.
  • SATURDAY NIGHT IN TOLEDO, OHIO John Denver sang this clever novelty song
  • SAVED Brothers and Sisters, are leading a life of sin and corruption? If so, this energetic, tongue-in-cheek song will set you on the righteous path!
  • SAY HELLO TO PITTSBURGH a plug for Steeltown
  • SEA MEDLEY Well, this medley is, um . . . hard to explain. For sure, it is funny.
  • SECRET LOVE  Arranged for the LABBS organization, this lush tune works for men too.
  • SEEDS AND STEMS AGAIN a sad lament for after-afterglows
  • SEND IN THE CLOWNS This moving, haunting song is especially powerful as a bass solo. Enjoy Stephen Sondheim at his best!
  • SENIOR MOMENTS The first line of the chorus is "Senior moments, brain farts." What more do you need to know about this humorous afterglow song? It is also, uh… shoot, I forget.
  • SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER You don't have to be a Baptist to sing this song, which somehow manages to be both lively and majestic.
  • SHE BELIEVES IN ME uplifting pop/country hit
  • SHE HAD TO GO AND LOSE IT AT THE ASTOR well, now, what did she lose?
  • SHE IS MORE TO BE PITIED THAN CENSURED definitely an oldie, to be sung tongue in cheek
  • SHOP-VAC A wildly creative commentary on lonely life in the suburbs, this song can be sung in contest. Everyone needs to experience this tune at least one in his or her life.
  • SILHOUETTES (ON THE SHADE) Truly a rock'n'roll classic that will take your audiences back SPEB publishes the men's version.
  • SING IT A CAPPELLA doo-wop gospel a la Glad, really fits us barbershoppers
  • SING LULLABY  What a sweet Christmas tune this is.  Your group will enjoy singing a lullaby to the baby Jesus.
  • SKYLARK Hopeful songs of love don't come any prettier than this. Makes a great solo for a tenor or high lead. Also available in "normal" version.
  • SLEIGH RIDE Inspired by the Andy Williams version of the holiday song, this arrangement features five key changes. That makes for a most energetic piece, for sure.
  • SMELL THE FLOWERS country hit telling us to enjoy life right now
  • SMILE As sung by The New Tradition and many other groups, this piece is really powerful. You could close your shows with it or sing it in just about any other position. Some consider "Smile" to be Tom's all-time best arrangement.
  • SMOKERINGS A big hit in Europe in the time of Flower Power, this song was a performed by a Swedish group whose only Austrian member is now a Stockholmñarea barbershopper!
  • SO MANY VOICES SING AMERICA'S SONG It is just about impossible to go wrong with this beautiful tribute to the USA.
  • SOMEBODY'S DARLIN' ultra-intense Civil War song, contestable
  • SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG Arranged to help the Dutch Association of Barbershop Singers (DABS) celebrate its 20th anniversary, this song is indeed as strong as it gets. It has been used for protest and inspiration by a wide variety of oppressed groups, though anyone can relate to its powerful message.
  • SOUND CELEBRATION  Tom wrote and arranged this energetic song honoring music and other sounds of life around us.  The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.  There is now an SATB version for YMIH/YWIH singers.
  • SPREADIN' RHYTHM AROUND definitely cooks, has a scat section for each voice part.
  • SUMMER HOLIDAY Lots of seasonal fun to be had with this hit from the UK.
  • SWEET CHARITY MEDLEY Here are three songs from the musical about everyone's favorite dance-hall girl: "Hey, Look Me Over," "Baby Dream Your Dream" and "Big Spender." This combination of witty and hopeful tunes are best suited for women only.
  • SWEET SHE AIN'T Ever wonder what would happen if you group reversed its standing position? A barbershop classic might well come out backward, to highly funny effect. This tune is a sure audience-grabber.
  • SWEET VIOLETS fun nonsense song that takes you in circles
  • SWINGING ON A STAR Great fun for singers and audiences alike, this lively tune is available in both contest and show versions. It is easily one of Tom's most popular charts. Power Play sang it with much success.

  • TABOO offbeat, potentially contestable list of forbidden things
  • TELL MY FATHER  From the musical "Civil War," this song of a dying young soldier is truly astonishing.  No longer exclusive to Power Play.
  • TEN MILLION REASONS How could there be so many reasons for getting back together with an ex? Think Powerball! That's what highly creative barbershopper Mike Lietke thought of.
  • THANKS FOR THE MEMORY  Bob Hope's theme song is just the thing to close your show with.  Many of the lyrics have been changed to provide barbershop references.
  • THANK GOD I'M A COUNTRY BOY You know how some songs are just plain fun? Well, this is one of them. John Denver's popular classic can be a hit for your group too.
  • THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC What could be more inspiring than singing about our music?  This arrangement is no longer exclusive.
  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH Looking for a short song to close your shows with? How does one minute of happy thanks sound? Lots of fun and energy in this piece.
  • THANK YOU, WORLD a great Statler Brothers' tune honoring music
  • THAT CHARLIE CHAPLIN WALK cute tune about the great comedian
  • THAT'LL BE THE DAY uppity rock hit performed by Buddy Holly and by Linda Ronstadt
  • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT good show opener in the Broadway tradition
  • THEIR HEARTS WERE FULL OF SPRING a beautiful song of lifelong love
  • THEME FROM ICE CASTLES also called "Through the Eyes of Love," very pretty
  • THIS TRAIN/WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN  A stirring medley about moving on to the Promised Land, this piece is performed by the Great Northern Union. Requires two quartets, though it also can be sung in eight rather than 12 parts.
  • THOSE OLD-TIME SING-ALONG SONGS uptune medley of standards such as "She'll Be Comin' 'Round The Mountain"
  • THRONE OF GRACE Written by barbershopper Gary Scalise, this song expresses religious humility.
  • TO KNOW HER (HIM) IS TO LOVE HER Emmylou Harris revived it this rock'n'roll hit
  • TO WHERE YOU ARE  Exclusive to Power Play right now, this powerful love sung has been recorded by Josh Groban.  Haven't heard of this young man with the mature voice?  You will!
  • TOUGH BROADS MEDLEY three rather interesting songs about unique women
  • TRANSPORT OF DELIGHT A King's Singers tune about a London omnibus
  • TREAT ME NICE The King himself sang this cautionary song of love. Exclusive right now to the Musical Island Boys.
  • TRIPLETS This quite humorous song, also written by Tom, is exclusive to Riptide for now
  • TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS this pop classic speaks to all men in your audience - and the women too
  • TUXEDO JUNCTION cool/hot show tune
  • TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR Yes, really. This chart is actually fairly fancy, with various styles of harmonization being used. A couple of extra verses have been added to honor ill children, so this song is just right for certain occasions.
  • TWISTED Joni Mitchell sang this offbeat, jazzy piece about a real nut
  • TWO KINDS OF SEAGULLS  A folky tune that is really cute, this song speaks of He-gulls, She-gulls, Mom-bats, ad-bats . . . well, you get the idea.  Silly fun for all audiences.

  • UNCHAINED MELODY Similar to Acoustix's take on the old rock 'n' roll version, this chart is plenty weird. Your tenor gets the chance to shine here.
  • UNCLE WATT'S ORIGINAL FANTASCINATIN' ROADSIDE STAND fun and wordy, as sung by Joker's Wild, could be made contestable.
  • UNDER THE BOARDWALK  This happy summer song is always in season.  SPEB publishes the men's version.

  • VEGEMITE spoof of the Aussies' favorite, um, edible substance.
  • VIRGIN MARY (HAD A BABY BOY)  Lots of rhythmic interest in this Christmas tune.  It somehow manages to be both calm and lively at the same time.
  • VICTORS, THE Though it starts out straight, this spoof of the Michigan fight song from the Ohio State point of view ends up quite crooked.
  • VMBARRASSMENT  Has your envy of the fabulous Vocal Majority ever caused you to want to poke a little fun at them?  Now is your chance.  This parody will spice up any barbershop performance

  • WALK AWAY touching Matt Monro hit from 1965
  • WALTZING MATILDA Australia's unofficial national anthem
  • WANG WANG BLUES parody telling of a Wang computer that is down
  • WEDDING OF MR. AND MRS. SWING a  Cab Calloway tune that really swings, this witty song has something for everyone. No longer exclusive to Sweden's Dalton Bros.
  • WEDDING OF THE PAINTED DOLL very cute, in German or English
  • WEDDING SONG great for weddings, naturally
  • WE DON'T GIVE A DAMN FOR THE WHOLE STATE OF MICHIGAN Hey, don't take it personally. Any other
    Buckeye fan would say the same thing.
  • WE'RE NUMBER ONE a cute song for a group with a criminal image
  • WE'RE ON OUR WAY Written by barbershopper Fred Tremper, this song brags about how good the group is in highly overblown fashion. Insert the name of your own quartet or chorus
  • WEST VIRGINIA'S HOME TO ME regional song about the almost-heavenly state
  • WESTERN MEDLEY six songs to energize a Western-themed show
  • WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE  Your audiences will surely be able to relate to this classic, hip lament about love.
  • WHAT WOULD I DO WITHOUT MY MUSIC powerfully fitting show song, sung by numerous SAI choruses
  • WHATEVER HAPPENED TO RANDOLPH SCOTT Statler Brothers' lament about modern times
  • WHEN I GROW TOO OLD TO DREAM beautiful Sigmund Romberg tempo ballad
  • WHEN I JUST WEAR MY SMILE  Ready to thumb your nose at fashion snobbery?  With its ever-so-mildly risque lyrics, this Mama Cass tune is bound to be hit, whether on the contest stage or a show.
  • WHEN I LOST YOU, AGING SUPERHEROES PARODY Are your superpowers, and maybe even some of your normal ones, fading away? Then you will be able to relate to this cute parody. Not surprisingly, it goes well with the Aging Superheroes Medley.
  • WHEN I SING jazzy, fun, a natural for barbershoppers
  • WHEN I'M SIXTY-FOUR this Beatles' song is alway a kick. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.
  • WHEN SAMMY PUT THE PAPER ON THE WALL  It is hard to say what the main characteristic of this fun song is, dumbness or simplicity. Anyhow, Sammy made quite a sticky mess of things.
  • WHEN THE RIVER MEETS THE SEA  What a beautiful song this is.  A metaphor for the afterlife, the piece can be a great comfort at a funeral--other times as well.
  • WHEN YOUR OLD WEDDING RING WAS NEW/DEAR OLD SUE square medley of love that has stood the test of time
  • WHERE THE BLUE ON THE NIGHT MEETS THE GOLD OF THE DAY tempo ballad that really paints a picture
  • WHISPERING easy beat, contestable love song; now available in women's key
  • WHO'S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY the cute pop hit popularized by Tony Orlando & Dawn
  • WHOLE NEW WORLD a #1 hit for Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle in 1993, this new tune soars into the stratosphere to tell us of new love. So take a magic carpet ride on this theme song from "Aladdin."
  • WIEGENLIED Brahms lullaby, in German
  • WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL a #1 pop hit from 1966
  • WIND BENEATH MY WINGS, THE inspirational Bette Midler hit about the man behind the woman, or vice versa
  • WITH TWO WINGS marvelously energetic 8-parter about men and women working together, as sung by Friends
  • WW I SMILE MEDLEY as sung by SAI's San Diego Chorus, a real production number

  • YES, STILL THE STARRY BANNER WAVES This moving ode to the flag is a sure winner nowadays.
  • YESTERDAY the lovely Beatles' tune may be the most recorded of all time. The men's version of this arrangement is published by the BHS.
  • YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG powerful song from the French, with a sophisticated sentiment of regret
  • YESTERDAY'S ROSES MEDLEY ballad medley of lost love
  • Y.M.C.A. Your audiences will love to do the movements associated with this song. Sure to raise the energy level of your performance
  • YOU AIN'T GETTIN' DIDDLY SQUAT quite humorous Christmas tune about a kid who has been bad.
  • YOU AND ME (WE WANTED IT ALL)   Written by Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager, this bittersweet tune tells of a love so hot that it had to burn out.
  • YOU CAN'T GET A MAN WITH A GUN  The great Irving Berlin makes some of his best wordplays in this delightful song.  From the musical "Annie Get Your Gun," this contestable tune is for women only.
  • YOU MEET THE NICEST PEOPLE Light and sweet, this Christmas tune will add sparkle to your holiday shows.
  • YOU MUST COME IN AT THE BOTTOM  The Good Lord called on this man to become a bass singer. Though the fellow lacked faith, God's will -- and sense of humor -- prevailed.
  • YOUR HOROSCOPE FOR TODAY No matter what your sign, dude, wicked things are in store for you for the foreseeable future. This tune is quite funny, not to mention way intense.
  • YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND What's not to like about this Carole King classic? Great for honoring a special person or delighting all of your audiences.
  • YOU'VE GOT TO SEE MAMMA EVERY NIGHT cute song laying down the law about fidelity, for women only
  • 99 BOTTLES OF BEER No, you do not have to sing every single number. There is lots of fun and creativity here, though, with lyrics by barbershopper Tom Larsen.

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