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ANGELINA & ZOOMA ZOOMA  keys - G(Angelina) and Bb 3:07
2 bar intro and vocal in at 3 secs, continue thru as per the live Louis Prima version, into Zooma Zooma at 1:27 and continue, 4 bar vocal break at 2:00 (changes to swing) and continue thru - no soloing, repeat chorus at 2:42 - repeat the last line and finish.

key - G and Bb - range - C to E
As M952 but in lower keys
The incredible Louis Prima scored a big hit with this mash-up of two songs, back in the 50's.
There are various versions but this arrangement is loosely based on the live take from Louis Prima Collectors Series. - without the long soloing sections.
Just watching the YouTube live clips let's you see what a wonderful act Louis, Keely Smith and the band were - effortless, yet polished and professional!

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ANNIE'S SONG  key C 2:38
7 bar intro and vocal pick up on the 8th bar at 9 secs, vocal thru all the way - no solo.

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M1260. ANNIE'S SONG - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - E to D
Really lovely piano only arrangement of the John Denver worldwide hit.

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ANNIE'S SONG  key D 2:38
7 bar intro and vocal pick up on the 8th bar at 9 secs, vocal thru all the way - no solo.

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M1259. ANNIE'S SONG - D Pianotrak
key - D - range - F# to E
Really lovely piano only arrangement of the John Denver worldwide hit.

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ANSWER ME key Eb to E 2:39
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "if you're happier without me..."; continue and key change for the last verse; continue and finish.

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M795. ANSWER ME
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to D
Lovely 3/4 arrangement of the Nat King Cole hit.

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ANYTHING GOES version 1 key G 2:28
8 bar bass intro ; vocal thru twice ; same ending as Sinatra version -
" let me say before this dance comes to its close..." ; I want you to know-- anything goes" and finish.

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M5. ANYTHING GOES version 1
key - G - range - B to B
A great old chestnut; sung by Sinatra et al.
Suitable for low male / high female.

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ANYTHING GOES version 2 key G 2:21
4 bar bass intro ; vocal thru twice ; same ending as M5.

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M6. ANYTHING GOES - version 2
key - G - range - B to B
version 2 of this great Irving Berlin gem.

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ANYTIME key Eb 2:40
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru, short solo at 1:11 and vocal back in at "anytime.. you feel downhearted...", continue, for the ending sing - (2:08)"that's the time......(2:11)that's the time........(2:15)that's the time I'll come back home to you" and finish.

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M1023. ANYTIME
key - Eb - range - Db to D
Cool arrangement of the old country hit, loosely based on a Dean Martin country take.

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APPLE BLOSSOM TIME (I'll be with you in) key Bb 2:33
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short band solo; vocal back in at "one day in May..."; continue;tag the last line and finish.

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M639. APPLE BLOSSOM TIME (I'll be with you)
key - Bb - range - D to D
Great old standard in a cool swinging arrangement. 
Singers include The Andrews Sisters, Jo Stafford and; recently; Barry Manilow!

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APRIL IN PARIS key C 3:09
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " I never knew the charm of spring..." ; continue ; and finish.

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M106. APRIL IN PARIS
key - C - range - B to E
Huge Big band hit for Count Basie; but also a great song for vocalists.
Sung by Keely Smith; Sarah Vaughan; and a totally original and awesome version by Kurt Elling!!

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APRIL IN PARIS key Bb 3:30
Intro and vocal in at 18 secs, vocal thru - no solo, back to "I never knew the charm of spring..." at 2:09, continue thru, rall the last line and finish. (notice the nod to "Under Paris Skies...")

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M1104. APRIL IN PARIS - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - A to D
Same piano arrangement as M1103, except a full tone down.

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APRIL IN PARIS key C 3:30
Intro and vocal in at 18 secs, vocal thru - no solo, back to "I never knew the charm of spring..." at 2:09, continue thru, rall the last line and finish. (notice the nod to "Under Paris Skies...")

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M1103. APRIL IN PARIS - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to E
Another gem of a piano arrangement, moody chords to set things up and then a lovely intimate vocal to tell the story!

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ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT key Bb 2:54
pick up and into 4 bar intro; vocal thru; short harmonica solo; vocal back in at " do the chairs in your parlor seem empty and bare...."; continue and tag the last line 3 times and finish.

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M733. ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT Bb
key - Bb - range - C to D 
Really cool arrangement of the old Elvis hit.
Also available with the Harmonica and solo removed.
 

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AROUND THE WORLD key C 1:58
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " It might have been....." ; continue ; tag the ending and repeat -"no more will I go around the world 'cause I have found ...my world.... in .....you" and finish.

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M113. AROUND THE WORLD
key - C - range - B to E
Uptempo swinging version of this 3/4 Nat King cole hit. Great version also sung by Buddy Greco.

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AROUND THE WORLD key Ab to Bb 2:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through as per the Matt Monro version. Includes the slower section at the end.

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M1740. AROUND THE WORLD - Ab to Bb
key - Ab to Bb - range - G to D (optional Matt Monro version F)
Based on the wonderful Matt Monro big band version, same key change and slower section included.
Same arrangement as M1739 except a full tone lower.

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AROUND THE WORLD key Bb to C 2:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through as per the Matt Monro version. Same keys and includes the slower section at the end.

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M1739. AROUND THE WORLD - Bb to C
key - Bb to C - range - A to E (optional Matt Monro version G)
Based on the wonderful Matt Monro big band version, same key, key change and slower section included.

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AROUND THE WORLD key C 2:42
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano and strings solo; vocal back in at "it might have been in county down..."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M840. AROUND THE WORLD waltz
key - C - range - B to E
Lovely Livetrak orchestral arrangement of this great standard; as a modern waltz.

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ARRIVEDERCI ROMA key F to Gb 3:02
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short guitar solo ; vocal back in at "city of a million.." ; KEY CHANGE and continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M475. ARRIVEDERCI ROMA
key - F to Gb - range - C to Eb
Nice Realtrak arrangement based on the Dean Martin version.

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AS I LOVE YOU key C 3:57
4 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE -repeat full song - no solo - repeat the last line and finish.

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M602. AS I LOVE YOU version 1
key - C - range - C to E 
Absolutely gorgeous song; not done by guys very often; but well worth learning. Lovely Livetrak arrangement.

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AS I LOVE YOU version 2 key C 2:56
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; BIG BAND solo; vocal back in at "just... as you are,, you are all..." ; continue ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M603. AS I LOVE YOU version 2 
key - range - C to E
Fresh Livetrak swing version of this great song that works really well.

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AS LONG AS I LIVE key Eb 2:51
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through twice, 2nd time at 1:26 - no solo, and finish.

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M1391. AS LONG AS I LIVE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Gorgeously expressive and lightly swinging acoustic guitar arrangement of this classic Harold Arlen standard.
Same arrangement as F1324 except 3 semitones higher.

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AS LONG AS I'M SINGING key Bb to C 1:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at  5 secs, vocal thru, solo at 48 secs, vocal back in at 1:11 with " making music means more to me....", continue up to " we go together like notes in a measure -- key change and repeat " we go together like notes in a measure, continue and tag the ending -- extend - long as I'm singing----- my---- song and finish.

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M201. AS LONG AS I'M SINGING trio 214
key - Bb to C - range - D - E
Great opener, sung by Bobby Darin. This arrangement has a cool key change!
New 2014 TRIO arrangement

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AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME key Bb to Db 3:28
straight into the verse "she doesn't act.... as though she cares..." at 1 sec, continue thru, big orchestral opening and crescendo and into the main song at 34 secs, continue thru as per the Matt Monro version, key change and big finish.

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M1276. AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME - Bb to Db
key - Bb to Db - range - Bb to Eb
Wonderful mix of two arrangements - the Shirley Bassey verse and the wonderful Matt Monro main song arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1275 except a full tone lower.

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AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME key C 3:02
1 bar and then vocal pickup at 6 secs with "as long as she needs me..", continue thru - no solo - back to "if you are lonely, then you will know....." at 1:54 and continue thru to finish, staying in tempo all the way.

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M1224. AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME - C
key - C - range - C to D
Very lovely TRIO arrangement of this great song from "OLIVER!", main song only, not including the verse.
 

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AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME key C to Eb 3:28
straight into the verse "she doesn't act.... as though she cares..." at 1 sec, continue thru, big orchestral opening and crescendo and into the main song at 34 secs, continue thru as per the Matt Monro version, key change and big finish.

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M1275. AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME - C to Eb
key - C to Eb - range - C to F
Wonderful mix of two arrangements - the Shirley Bassey verse and the wonderful Matt Monro main song arrangement.

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AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME key D 3:02
1 bar and then vocal pickup at 6 secs with "as long as she needs me..", continue thru - no solo - back to "if you are lonely, then you will know....." at 1:54 and continue thru to finish, staying in tempo all the way.

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M1225. AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME - D
key - D - range - D to E
Very lovely TRIO arrangement of this great song from "OLIVER!", main song only, not including the verse.
Same arrangement as M1225, except a tone higher.

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AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC key F 2:49
8 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:24, vocal back in at 1:44 with "as long as there's music... whatever the song.....", continue through and finish.

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M1694. AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC - F orchestral
key - F - range - Bb to C
Wonderful orchestral arrangement of the classic Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne song. Main theme only, no verse.
Same arrangement as M1693 except a full tone lower.

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AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC key F 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, continue through and finish.

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M1692. AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC - F Trio
key - F - range - Bb to C
Wonderful trio arrangement of this Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne gem. Big hit for Sinatra back in 1944, from the movie "Step Lively"
It's been used a jazz vehicle for musicians as well. This is the main theme only, no verse.
Same arrangement as M1691 except a full tone lower.

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AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC key G 2:49
8 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:24, vocal back in at 1:44 with "as long as there's music... whatever the song.....", continue through and finish.

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M1693. AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC - G orchestral
key - G - range - C to D
Wonderful orchestral arrangement of the classic Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne song. Main theme only, no verse.

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AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC key G 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, continue through and finish.

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M1691. AS LONG AS THERE'S MUSIC - G Trio
key - G - range - C to D
Wonderful trio arrangement of this Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne gem. Big hit for Sinatra back in 1944, from the movie "Step Lively"
It's been used a jazz vehicle for musicians as well. This is the main theme only, no verse.

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AS TIME GOES BY key Bb to C 4:09
piano intro -vocal pick up ; vocal thru ; solo ;vocal in at " moonlight and love songs....." ; key change at "IT'S STILL THE SAME OLD STORY.." ;continue and rall / finish.

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M7. AS TIME GOES BY
key - Bb to C - range - Bb to D
Wonderful standard sung by all the great vocalists.
(key change comes after the second time bridge - nice change!!)

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AS TIME GOES BY (2014) key C 3:15
4 bar intro, vocal in at 11 secs, continue thru, short piano solo at 1:44, vocal back in at 2:08 with "moonlight and love songs...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1014. AS TIME GOES BY - C 2014
key - C - range - C to D
Very lovely arrangement of the wonderful old standard, brighter in tempo than the other versions.

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AS TIME GOES BY key Eb 3:02
8 bar intro; vocal thru; acoustic guitar solo; vocal back in at "and when two lovers woo... they still say I love you.."; continue; tag the last line - "the world will always welcome lovers.. as time goes by.." and finish.

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M841. AS TIME GOES BY swing
key - Eb - range - Eb to F 
Cool Livetrak swing quartet arrangement of this old classic from the movie "Casablanca". 
Works great like this but you have to really dig in to the tempo and think of it as a ballad.. Mark Murphy did a great version of it in a similar tempo.

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AS TIME GOES BY version 2 key C 4:49
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at ' moonlight and love songs..." ; continue ; repeat last line / ad lib and finish.

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M79. AS TIME GOES BY version 2
key - C - range - C to D
Classic song from 'Casablanca'.
Different arrangement and higher key.

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AT LAST - key C 4:08

The, at last backing track is a brilliant song and this version starts off with a 4 bar introduction, vocal thru, Hammond solo, vocals back in at “I found a dream that I can cling to….”, continue, repeat last line 4 times or ad lib and then finish. This track is influenced from Etta James and Lou Rawls when they both has big hits with this blues-tinged standard.

If you would like to listen to a free demo version of this song, click on the MP3 demo below. Once you understand the feel of this, at last backing track, click on buy now!

To listen to more of my other fantastic demo backing tracks for male singers, click on the link. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the best providers in unique backing tracks for singers.

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M68. AT LAST
key - C - range - C to E
 

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AT LAST key Bb 3:48
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short solo over the 2nd "A" section ; vocal back in at "I've found a dream..." ; continue ;repeat " for you are mine at last.." 3 times and finish.

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M572. AT LAST Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Great old blues tinged ballad, covered by all the greats (big hit for Etta James but I prefer Lou Rawls version) in an intimate 2015 Pianotrak.

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AT LAST key Db 5:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, vocals twice thru the song, 3 times tag of the last line and finish.

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M978. AT LAST - Db
key - Db - range - Db to F
Lovely TRIO arrangement, suitable for higher range male.
This gem was actually a hit for Glen Miller and his orchestra, back in 1941.
The Etta James version is the one everyone tries to copy, vocally, but check out the Lou Rawls version...

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AT LONG LAST LOVE key Bb 2:29
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " is it for all time..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M244. AT LONG LAST LOVE
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Another amazing Cole Porter song ; given a Realtrak trio + section arrangement. Check it out!! Sung by Sinatra and Co.

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AUTUMN IN NEW YORK key F 4:46
4 intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " Autumn in New York..
that spells the promise of new love.." ; continue and finish.

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M179. AUTUMN IN NEW YORK
key - F - range - Bb to E
Wonderful ballad for quality vocalists. Lovely REALTRAK trio + Strings!!!!!!

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AUTUMN LEAVES key Dm 3:39
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, vocal thru twice - no solo - repeat the last line twice and finish.

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M1655. AUTUMN LEAVES - Dm smooth
key - Dm - range - A to C
Very cool Smooth contemporary Trio arrangement of this evergreen standard, suitable for lower male ranges.
Same arrangement as F797 smooth except 3 semitones higher.

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AUTUMN LEAVES key Em 3:42
8 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE ; trombone solo ; vocal back in at "since you went away.... the days grow long.." ; continue ; repeat last line 3 times and finish.

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M405. AUTUMN LEAVES - Em
key - Em - range - B to D
New Realtrak Bossa arrangement of this popular classic ; in a general male key.

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AUTUMN LEAVES key F#m 2:56
4 bar intro and vocalin at 9 secs, continue thru, very short orchestra break at 1:45 from the bridge, vocal back in at "and soon I'll hear......old winter's song......", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1032. AUTUMN LEAVES - F#m
key - F#m (Gbm) - range - C# to E
Very lovely arrangement, loosely based on a version by Dorothy Squires, but in a male key.

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AUTUMN LEAVES key Gm 4:13
Orchestra and piano intro with vocal in at 20 seconds, through the song slowly, at 1:56 there is a 4 bar intro and the vocal comes in at 2:01,  through the song again, short piano solo at 2:56, vocal back in at 3:24 with “since you went away….”, continue, 2 time tag; rall and finish. We have 2 short demos you can listen to, one is the intro and slower start and the other is going into the mid tempo swing.
Note - it is not 2 separate tracks.

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M721. AUTUMN LEAVES - Gm
key - Gm - range - D to F 
Really nice arrangement for higher male ranges - intro and then through the first time very slow and moody - easy to catch:
DEMO 1
then into a mid tempo swing:
DEMO 2

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AVE MARIA key Eb 3:34
4 bar 12/8 intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through all the way.

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M1604. AVE MARIA - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Bb
Loosely based on the Michael Buble version from his 'Christmas' album, but stays pretty much in tempo all the way.
Same arrangement as M1603 except a full tone lower.

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AVE MARIA key F 3:34
4 bar 12/8 intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through all the way.

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M1603. AVE MARIA - F
key - F - range - C to C
Loosely based on the Michael Buble version from his 'Christmas' album, in the same key but stays pretty much in tempo all the way.

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BABY O key A to Bb to B 3:02
4 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru the same form as the Dean Martin version and similar ending.

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key - A to Bb to B - range - A to D#
Corny Dean Martin hit - same form; keys and tempo and nice QUINTET instrumentation.
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BABY WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME key Ab 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal thru TWICE, short piano solo at 1:55, vocal back in at  2:20 with "when you left you broke my heart.....", continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M508. BABY WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME Ab Pianotrak 2017
key - Ab - range - F to C 
Great blues based song that works so well in this intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement. Singers include Sinatra,  Cab Calloway, Ella, Bessie Smith and loads of others.

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BABY WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME key Bb 3:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal thru TWICE, short piano solo at 1:55, vocal back in at  2:20 with "when you left you broke my heart.....", continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M1426. BABY WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - G to D
Great blues based song that works so well in this intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement. Singers include Sinatra,  Cab Calloway, Ella, Bessie Smith and loads of others.
Same arrangement as M508 2017 except a full tone higher.

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BABYFACE key C 2:23
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; piano solo; vocal back in at "babyface....... I'm up in heaven when I'm in your..";
continue and repeat "I didn't need a shove 'cos I just fell in love with your pretty baby face..." and finish.

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M814. BABYFACE
key - C - range - D to D 
Swinging Trio arrangement of the great Al Jolson hit. I love the Bobby Darin version!

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BAD BAD BOY key G 3:48
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, thru the 12 bar sequence - suitable for any 12 bar.. Available with the solo removed.

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M1176. BAD BAD BOY (12 bar blues)
key - G - range - G to G
Written and performed by Rod Piazza, a 12 bar blues, so it's suitable for any 12 bar, just check the key and range.
Here's the Rod Piazza live version that my version's form is based on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NemdUNpyFF4

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BAD BAD LEROY BROWN key G to Ab to A 3:18
8 bar intro ; vocal thru 1st verse and chorus ; straight into 2nd verse and chorus ; instrumental break and key change ; 3rd verse and chorus ; key change and straight into last verse and DOUBLE chorus (no tag!) and finish.

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M586. BAD BAD LEROY BROWN
keys - G to Ab to A - range - D to E
The Sinatra version ( the arrangement!!!) is really cool and this track is loosely based on it with an ADDED key change for the last verse and chorus.

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BASIN STREET BLUES key Bb 4:14
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs with the verse, into the main theme at 58 secs and sing twice, piano solo at 2:29, vocal back in at 2:53 with "glad to be.... yes siree..., continue, back to the verse - "won't you come along with me" at 3:14, rall the last line and finish.

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M1036. BASIN STREET BLUES
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Great old gem covered by all the greats! This very cool Quartet arrangement includes the verse, and ends again with the verse!

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BAUBLES ,BANGLES AND BEADS Key D 2:30
Loosely based on the Sinatra version.
12 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - vocal back to " you'll glitter and gleam...." continue ; repeat " wearing baubles, bangles and beads.." and finish.

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M352. BAUBLES  BANGLES AND BEADS
key - D - range - A to Bb ( low male range and suitable for higher range female vocal).
Great Realtrak take on the Sinatra Bossa arrangement of this quirky tune.

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BE MY LOVE key G 2:52
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; strings & piano solo ; vocal back in at " be my love... and with your kisses...." ; continue ; no rall and no tag - simply end with the last line.

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M360. BE MY LOVE
key - G - range - B to D
This wonderful song scored a huge hit for Mario Lanza. Nice Livetrak arrangement.

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BECAUSE OF YOU key Eb 3:04
piano cue - vocal pickup and into tempo ; continue ; solo ; vocal back in at " I only live ..for your love.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M127. BECAUSE OF YOU
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Tony Bennett had a hit with this fabulous ballad.

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BECAUSE OF YOU key D to Eb 2:32
5 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs with "because of you"... , continue thru as per the James Darren version , same key and form.

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M1273. BECAUSE OF YOU swing
key - D to Eb - range - B to Eb (optional Gb)
Based on the James Darren version from his album "This One's From The Heart".

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BECAUSE YOU'RE MINE key C 2:52
intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocals thru, piano solo at 1:15, vocal back in at 1:53, continue thru, at 2:21 when you sing "applause.... hold until 2:23 and then sing "because(2:23,2:24).......... you're(2:25,2:26)........... mine" and finish.

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M938. BECAUSE YOU'RE MINE - C
key - C - range - D to E
Wonderful old 3/4 gem that is synonymous with Mario Lanza.
Here is a very cool 4/4 Bossa arrangement. Once you get your head around the tempo and the feel it works very well. It stays in tempo throughout the song - no ralls or changes in tempo

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BEGIN THE BEGUINE key Bb 3:41
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through the full song once - no solo.

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M1410. BEGIN THE BEGUINE - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
The genius of Cole Porter shines again with this classic song. The Artie Shaw version is probably the best known for music fans, the Julio Iglesias version for non music fans.. Here's a lightly swinging Trio arrangement at a nice tempo, great for a vocal or instrument.
Same arrangement as M1409 except a full tone lower.

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BEGIN THE BEGUINE key C 3:41
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through the full song once - no solo.

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M1409. BEGIN THE BEGUINE - C
key - C - range - C to F
The genius of Cole Porter shines again with this classic song. The Artie Shaw version is probably the best known for music fans, the Julio Iglesias version for non music fans.. Here's a lightly swinging Trio arrangement at a nice tempo, great for a vocal or instrument.

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BEGIN THE BEGUINE key C 5:16
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through the full song – no solo – at 3:36 the vocal back to “so don’t let them begin…....the beguine…….let the love that was once a fire….” (bridge section) and continue, to the end – repeat “when they begin……………………the beguine” and finish.

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M1656. BEGIN THE BEGUINE - C smooth
key - C - range - Bb to F
Totally wonderful song from the pen of the incredible Cole Porter. Covered by artists old and fairly new, this arrangement is loosely based on Vic Damone's cool latin version (with a shorter intro).
Same arrangement as M587 except a full tone higher.

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BEGIN THE BEGUINE key Bb 5:15

8 bar intro; vocal through the full song – no solo – vocal back to “so don’t let them begin…..the beguine……,let the love that was once a fire….” (bridge section) and continue, to the end – repeat “when they begin……………………the beguine” and finish. To listen to a short quick demo, click on the ‘begin the beguine’ link below. Once you have listened and have a feel of this begin the beguine backing track, click add to cart. Standardstrax – your online source for quality unique backing tracks for musicians and singers.

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M587. BEGIN THE BEGUINE Bb
key - Bb - range - Ab to Eb (big range!)
Totally wonderful song from the pen of the incredible Cole Porter. Covered by artists old and fairly new, this arrangement is loosely based on Vic Damone's cool version (with a shorter intro).

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I'M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT version 1 key F 2:37
4 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE - no solo -  repeat the last line 4 times and finish.

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M8. BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT - F new 2010!
key - F - range - B to C
nice mid tempo swinger ; sung by Sinatra ; Ella ; Tony Bennett et al.
NEW 2010 trio version!!

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M9 BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT key G 2:29
4 bar intro; vocal thru TWICE - no solo - repeat the last line 4 times and finish.

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M9. BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT - G new 2010
key - G - range - C# to D
brand new 2010 version - a bit of blues in this trio version!

 

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BELLA NOTTE version 1 key G 3:01
4 bar intro; vocal thru; piano solo; vocal back in at "so take the love..."; continue and tag the last line; rall and finish.

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M832. BELLA NOTTE version 1
key - G - range - D to D
I've always loved this wonderful gem from "The Lady and the Tramp", Written by Peggy Lee and Sonny Burke. Here's a lovely Livetrak arrangement..

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BELLA NOTTE version 2 key G 3:00
4 bar intro; vocal thru; strings solo; vocal back in at "so take the love of your loved one..."; continue; rall the lastl ine and finish.

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M833. BELLA NOTTE version 2
key - G - range - D to D
A different; more contemporary; Livetrak arrangement of this gem from The Lady and the Tramp.

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BESAME MUCHO key Dm 4:21
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short acoustic guitar and string solo ; vocal back in at the bridge ; continue ; rall and ad lib ending.

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M372. BESAME MUCHO - Dm
key - Dm - range - C# to E
Popular Bossa in a Livetrak arrangement.

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BESAME MUCHO groove key Dm 4:14
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "Besame besame mucho.... hold me darling...." etc ; continue; repeat the last line and finish.

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M693. BESAME MUCHO groove Dm 
key - Dm - range - C# to E
Great new arrangement of this latin classic! 
 

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BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED key Bb 5:08
chord and straight into the verse which is easy to follow ; - vocal cue on " I'm " then into tempo and thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " lost my heart...." ; continue ; rall for last line - hold last note - and finish.

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M10. BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED
key - Bb - range - C to C
note - verse is included.
Superb Rodgers and Hart ballad sung by Jack Jones, Ella, Sinatra and all the best vocalists.

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BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED key Bb 3:45
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 2:24 go back to "lost my heart.. but what of it..", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1230. BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED - Bb Trio
key - Bb - range - C to C (optional D)
Gorgeously dreamy TRIO arrangement of this Rodgers and Hart gem, without the verse.

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BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED  key C 4:52
piano intro then vocal in with the verse - pretty straightforward and easy to follow and drum pickup and into tempo for the main song; continue thru - no solo - and back to "lost my heart... but what of it..."; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M670. BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED - C
key - C - range - D to D 
Wonderful song from the pen of Rodgers and Hart and covered by all the greats!
Lovely trio arrangement starting with the verse. 
NOTE - The demo plays from about half way thru the verse and then the tempo cue and into tempo.
 

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BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED key C 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 1:45 go back to the bridge - "lost my heart.... but what of it..."; tag the last line and finish.

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M1657. BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED - C smooth
key - C - range - C to D
Awesome 2018 SMOOTH re-working of this classic standard (no verse, main theme only).

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BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED key C 3:45
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 2:24 go back to "lost my heart.. but what of it..", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1231. BEWITCHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED - C Trio
key - C - range - D to D (optional E)
Gorgeously dreamy TRIO arrangement of this Rodgers and Hart gem, without the verse. Same arrangement as M1230 except a full tone higher.

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BEWITCHED Theme key Bb to B 2:10
12 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, continue through as per the Steve Lawrence version, same key change and ending.

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M1742. BEWITCHED Theme - Bb to B
key - Bb to B - range - C to D#
Based on the wonderful Steve Lawrence version of theme tune from the classic TV series "Bewitched". Always a great singer and a great swinger, Steve Lawrence was a bit overshadowed by the big names of the day. Similar arrangement, key change and the Steve Lawrence ending.
Same arrangement as M1741 except a full tone lower.

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BEWITCHED Theme key C to Db 2:10
12 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, continue through as per the Steve Lawrence version, same key, key change and ending.

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M1741. BEWITCHED Theme - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - D to F
Based on the wonderful Steve Lawrence version of theme tune from the classic TV series "Bewitched". Always a great singer and a great swinger, Steve Lawrence was a bit overshadowed by the big names of the day. Similar arrangement, same keys, key change and the Steve Lawrence ending.
 

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BEYOND THE SEA key F 3:21
bass riff into 4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short band solo over the 2nd "A" section then vocal back in at "it's far.... beyond the stars.....' ; continue ; ad lib ending and finish.

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M496. BEYOND THE SEA
key - F -range - C to E
Bobby Darin scored a huge hit with this swinging tune but I love the Geroge Benson version best! Cool Realtrak arrangement.

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BEYOND THE SEA key Eb 3:41
8 bar intro and vocal in at 17 secs, continue thru the full song, sax solo at 1:57 (over the 2nd "A" section only) and vocal back in at 2:21 with "it's far....beyond the star......", continue thru, at 3:11 repeat "and never again.... I'll go sailing.....", at 3:20 repeat "and never again...... I'll go... .........sail.............sail..............ing" and finish. Once you hear it it's easy!

M1313. BEYOND THE SEA - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Great new band and orchestra arrangement of this popular standard, the most famous versions being Charles Trenet (La Mer), Bobby Darin and George Benson.

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BILL BAILEY key Eb 2:34
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; harmonica solo; vocal thru again; repeat "Bill Bailey won't you please come home".... build a la Darin! and finish.

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M648. BILL BAILEY - Eb 
key - Eb - range - Bb to C (optional Eb)
Loosely based on the hip Bobby Darin version, here's a cool vibe to this old well worn tune!

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BILL BAILEY key G 2:34
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; mute trumpet solo; vocal back in at "remember that rainy evening..."; continue; repeat "I know that I'm to blame........ ain't that a shame...... Bill Bailey won't you please come home......."; please note the stops on the last line - sing thru them in tempo!

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M640. BILL BAILEY - G
key - G - range - D to E
Hugely popular standard in a swinging Livetrak arrangement!

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BIM BAM BABY key D to Eb 2:22
4 bar intro, vocal thru as per the Sinatra version.

M892. BIM BAM BABY
key - D to Eb - range - (optional A) D to Eb (optional Gb)
Very much of it's time, this cheesy take on the US rock 'n' roll 50's scene was a Sinatra album track! Try and get round these lyrics when you've had a drink or two..! I'm sure Ol Blue Eyes will be turning in his grave... laugh!

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BLACK AND GOLD key Em 3:45
8 bar intro; vocal thru - remember the 8 bars between the verses/chorus (just like the original); repeat the chorus (after the 8 bar break); phrase with the band "black and gold....... black and gold...." etc then finish - "I wanna be next to you.. black and gold ... black and gold... black and gold".

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M641. BLACK AND GOLD (swing)
key - Em (cover key) - range - D to D (F# and G optional)
This is actually a pretty cool current song by Sam Sparro - the original is great but it also works equally well as a swing thing! Livetrak trio arrangement with cool stabs and stuff. Sticks to the same form as the original.

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BLACK COFFEE key F 5:08
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 secs, vocal thru - no solo - vocal goes back to the bridge at 3:19 ("now a man is born to love a woman...."), continue thru and finish.

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M1122. BLACK COFFEE - F
key - F - range - C to Eb
Compelling and haunting orchestral arrangement of this wonderful torch song. Done more by female singers but also covered by Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bobby Darin to name a few...

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BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH key Eb 4:39
String intro and vocal pickup ; continue; short piano solo ; vocal back in at " I believed in everything...." ; continue ; rall the last two lines and finish.

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M333. BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
This gorgeous gem is a favourite of mine! A really lovely Livetrak arrangement.
Singers include Sammy Davis Jnr.

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BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA key F to F# 2:39
4 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, continue thru, short trumpet solo at 1:07, and vocal back in at the key change - 1:18, continue thru as per the Eydie Gorme version.

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M997. BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA
key - F to F# - range - C to F#
An old corny tune, very much of it's time, in a cool arrangement. A hit for Eydie Gorme and covered by loads of singers, including Cliff Richard.

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BLUE EYES key Ab 3:59
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through, the same form as the original Elton John version.

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M1637. BLUE EYES - Ab
key - Ab - range - Ab to Eb
Lovely Trio arrangement of the Elton John hit song, same form, slightly slower and moodier sounding.
Same arrangement as M1636 except a full tone lower.

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BLUE EYES key Bb 3:59
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through, the same form as the original Elton John version, in the original key.

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M1636. BLUE EYES - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to F
Lovely Trio arrangement of the Elton John hit song, same form, slightly slower and moodier sounding, in the original key.
 

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BLUE MOON key Db 3:26
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " and then there suddenly appeared before..." ; continue ; 3 time tag on the last line - rall the last time and finish.

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M268. BLUE MOON - Db
key - Db - range - Bb to Bb
Nice Live version of this popular Rodgers & Hart gem. Suitable for low male and high female ranges.

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BLUE MOON key Eb 3:22
8 bar intro ands vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru, sax solo at 1:37, vocal back in at 1:55 (over harmonica ad libs) with "blue moon.. you knew just what I was there for..", continue, repeat the last line / ad lib and finish.

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M1058. BLUE MOON - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to C
Great arrangement, loosely based on a Vic Damone version, of this classic Rodgers and Hart gem.

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BLUE MOON key F 3:21
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " and then the're suddenly appeared...." ; continue ; repeat last line 4 times and finish.

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M162. BLUE MOON (male)
key - F - range - D to D
Wonderful Rodgers and Hart song in a lovely arrangement.

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BLUE SKIES key Em 1:51
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " never saw the sun shining so bright...." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M186. BLUE SKIES
key - Em(G) - range - D to Eb
Great; swinging version of Irving Berlin gem.

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BLUE SKIES key Dm 2:37
4 bar intro, vocal thru, band solo, vocal back in at "I never saw the sun, shining so bright...", continue and tag the last line and finish.

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M884. BLUE SKIES - Dm
key - Dm/F - range - C to Db
Fresh and laidback full band arrangement of this Irving Berlin classic. 

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BLUE SKIES key Em 2:05
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short solo; vocal back in at "never saw the sun... shining so bright..."; continue; no tag and finish.

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M671. BLUE SKIES Em Pianotrak
key - Em - range - D to Eb
Lovely 2015 intimate piano arrangement of the Irving Berlin gem.

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BLUE SKIES key Em 2:49
8 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through twice, piano solo at 1:46, vocal back in at 2:08 with "never saw the sun....", continue and repeat the last line at 2:32 and finish.

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M1534. BLUE SKIES - Em version 2
key - Em (G) - range - D to Eb
Great version that is very loosely based on the Willie Nelson version, without the key changes and the slow half time feel at the end... This version - same key and tempo all the way!
 

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BLUE VELVET key Ab to A 4:08
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short sax solo over the 2nd "A" section; vocal back in at the bridge; continue; KEY CHANGE and repeat the last section - she wore blue velvet... but in my heart they'll always be..."; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M819. BLUE VELVET - Ab to A
key - Ab to A - range - Bb to C#
An arrangement loosely based on an updated Bobby Vinton reissue..

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BLUE VELVET key Bb 3:40
4 bar intro, vocal thru song - no solo - back to "Ours a love I held tightly", continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M551. BLUE VELVET Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - C to D
Tony Bennett recorded a really gorgeous version of this song but the Bobby Vinton version got the airplay and became a huge hit. Here's an intimate 2015 Pianotrak arrangement, perfect for dreamy nights!

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BLUEBERRY HILL key Eb 2:51
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice - no solo - end with a tag and repeat of "for you were my thrill..... on blueberry hill!!" - big finish.

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M608. BLUEBERRY HILL
key - Eb - range - (Bb optional melody) Eb to Eb
Fresh take on the huge Fats Domino hit. I've redone as a Livetrak bluesy swing thing, and it works great!

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BLUESETTE key G 2:41
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru once all the way.

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M943. BLUESETTE
key - G - range - (optional A) B to E
Cool TRIO arrangement of the Toots Thielemans gem, with lyrics added by Norman Gimbel. This arrangement is suitable for a male vocal version, with no soloing at all, it's vocal all the way. Check out Mel Torme's great version.

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BODY AND SOUL key Db 3:17
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to you " I can't believe it ; it's hard..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M89. BODY AND SOUL
key - Db - range A to Eb
One of the most loved jazz standards ever!! Played and sung by every great musician and vocalist.

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BODY AND SOUL key B 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through the song, no solo - at 2:04 go back to the bridge "I can't believe it...", continue and finish.

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M1428. BODY AND SOUL - B Pianotrak
key - B - range - G to
D
Hugely popular standard in a 2017 Piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as M449 2017 except a full tone lower.

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BODY AND SOUL key Db 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through the song, no solo - at 2:04 go back to the bridge "I can't believe it...", continue and finish.

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M449. BODY AND SOUL Db Pianotrak 2017
key - Db - range - A to E
Hugely popular standard in a 2017 Piano only arrangement.

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BODY AND SOUL version 3 key Db 3:10
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to the bridge section at 1:56, continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M984. BODY AND SOUL version 3
key - Db - range - A to E
Lovely Livetrak orchestral arrangement of the classic standard.

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BORN FREE key C 2:13
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to "stay free... where no walls devide you" ; continue ; and finish.

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M540. BORN FREE
key - C - range - C to D
Huge hit for Matt Monro and the theme song for the film. Here's a nice Livetrak take with 
a few subtle changes thrown in.

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