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MALE swing, jazz, standards, latin based, Big Band, Trio backing tracks, in Alphabetical order or use the Search box.

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BILL BAILEY key F 2:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, at 1:48 repeat again "i know that I'm to blame, ain't that a shame, Bill Bailey won't you please come home" and band finish.

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M1860. BILL BAILEY - F Big Band
key - F - range - C to D
Superb "big band" arrangement of this timeless old standard, at a slower tempo.
Same arrangement as M1859 except a full tone higher.

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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 through, 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 Original Livetrak arrangement 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 Original Livetrak 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
An Original Livetrak arrangement of this 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 4:10
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:39 the vocal goes back to "ours, a love I held tightly...", continue through, slow down the last line and finish.

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M2070. BLUE VELVET - Ab Big Band
key - Ab - vocal range - Bb to C
Very lovely Big Band arrangement of this hit for Tony Bennett back in 1951 and again by Bobby Vinton in the early 60's.
This arrangement is more in keeping with the 50's genre, slow in tempo and some lovely horn lines and builds. 
Same arrangement as M2069 except a full tone lower.

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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 4:10
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:39 the vocal goes back to "ours, a love I held tightly...", continue through, slow down the last line and finish.

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M2069. BLUE VELVET - Bb Big Band
key - Bb - vocal range - C to D
Very lovely Big Band arrangement of this hit for Tony Bennett back in 1951 and again by Bobby Vinton in the early 60's.
This arrangement is more in keeping with the 50's genre, slow in tempo and some lovely horn lines and builds. 

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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.
An Original Livetrak arrangement.

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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 Bb 3:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo, at 2:29 the vocal goes back to "i can't believe it.. it's hard to conceive it..." (or use the alternate lyrics), continue through, verse again at 3:02, continue through and finish in tempo.

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M1879. BODY AND SOUL - Bb orchestral
key - Bb - range - F# to C#
Stunning orchestral arrangement of this jazz classic and iconic American standard that's been covered by every major singer.
The arrangement stays in tempo all the way. Beautiful strings, woodwinds and very subtle movement with a gorgeous muted felt piano holding the tempo together. Suitable for lower male ranges.

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BODY AND SOUL key C 3:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo, at 2:29 the vocal goes back to "i can't believe it.. it's hard to conceive it..." (or use the alternate lyrics), continue through, verse again at 3:02, continue through and finish in tempo.

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M1880. BODY AND SOUL - C orchestral
key - C - range - Ab to Eb
Stunning orchestral arrangement of this jazz classic and iconic American standard that's been covered by every major singer.
The arrangement stays in tempo all the way. Beautiful strings, woodwinds and very subtle movement with a gorgeous muted felt piano holding the tempo together. Same arrangement as M1879 except a full tone higher.

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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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BORN FREE key A to Bb 2:34
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - no solo - back to "stay free... where no walls divide you..." ; continue ; KEY CHANGE for the last verse... continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M596. BORN FREE A to Bb
key - A to Bb - range - A to Bb (suit lower range male or high female voices)
Nice Livetrak version of the huge Matt Monro hit ; with a key change on the last verse.

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BORN TO BE BLUE key Cm 3:30
4 bar intro ( half time feel) ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to " when we met... the world was.." ; continue and ad lib the end/finish.

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M357. BORN TO BE BLUE
key - Cm - range - C to Db
This seldom heard gem from Mel Torme is given a cool and groovy Livetrak arrangement. Checkout Torme's version!

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BORN TO BE BLUE key Bb 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo, at 2:31 the vocal goes back to "when I met you the world was bright and sunny.", continue through, at 3:29 slow down the last line and finish.

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M1701. BORN TO BE BLUE - Bb Trio
key - Bb - range - Bb to B
Moody trio arrangement of this classy torch song, written by Mel Torme.
Same arrangement as M1700 except a full tone lower.

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BORN TO BE BLUE key C 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo, at 2:31 the vocal goes back to "when I met you the world was bright and sunny.", continue through, at 3:29 slow down the last line and finish.

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M1700. BORN TO BE BLUE - C Trio
key - C - range - C to Db
Moody trio arrangement of this classy torch song, written by Mel Torme.

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BORN TO LOSE key C to Db 2:54
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice (as per the song) ; short piano solo ;vocal in at "all my life...I've always been.." ; key change and vocal thru again ; tag the last 2 lines - "born to lose.....and now I'm losing you..." and finish.

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M477. BORN TO LOSE
key - C to Db - range - C to Eb
Huge Ray Charles hit in a fresh Livetrak mid tempo arrangement that works so well!

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BOTH SIDES NOW key Ab 4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through, 2nd verse starts at 1:32, 3rd verse starts 2:53, continue through and finish.

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M1616. BOTH SIDES NOW - Ab
key - Ab - range - Ab to Db
Stunning orchestral arrangement of this wonderful Joni Mitchell song.
Same arrangement as M1615 except a full tone lower.

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BOTH SIDES NOW key Bb 4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through, 2nd verse starts at 1:32, 3rd verse starts 2:53, continue through and finish.

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M1615. BOTH SIDES NOW - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Stunning orchestral arrangement of this wonderful Joni Mitchell song.

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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO key C to Db 3:19
1 bar pickup and vocal into the verse - "they tell me that you're leaving...", into tempo at 28 secs, continue thru - no solo - as per the Sedaka ballad version with the key change and the same ending.

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M885. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - G to Db (suit lower range male)
New take on the Neil Sedaka ballad version of his song, in a lower key and TRIO arrangement. Verse included then into the main theme.

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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO key C to Db 3:23
Piano intro and vocal in at 5 seconds with "they tell me that you're leaving...", continue and the main song starts at 24 seconds, continue through, key change at 2:10, continue, at the end tag section - "breaking up........ is oh so....so hard.....to do" and finish.

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M1517. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO - C to Db Pianotrak
key - C to Db - range - G to Db
Gorgeous Piano only arrangement of the classic Neil Sedaka hit song that he reworked and turned into a wonderful ballad.

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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO key D to Eb 3:23
Piano intro and vocal in at 5 seconds with "they tell me that you're leaving...", continue and the main song starts at 24 seconds, continue through, key change at 2:10, continue, at the end tag section - "breaking up........ is oh ho....so hard..... to do" and finish.

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M1518. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO - D to Eb Pianotrak
key - D to Eb - range - A to Eb
Gorgeous Piano only arrangement of the classic Neil Sedaka hit song that he reworked and turned into a wonderful ballad.
Same arrangement as M1517 except a full tone higher.

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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO - key F /F# 3:58
intro ; vocal thru ; back to "they say that breaking up is...."; key
change and finish.

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M192. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
key - F to F# - range - C to C (F# optional top note)
Neil Sedaka song given the ballad treatment. - includes the verse. An Original Livetrak arrangement.

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BRING HIM HOME key F 3:26
Intro and vocal in at 15 secs..... "hear my prayer" starts at 21 secs, continue thru the full song and finish.

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M1105. BRING HIM HOME - F Pianotrak
key - F - range - C to F
Wonderful song from Les Miserables and I really love this song, but, not being a fan of theatrical voices, no matter how good they are,  I personally think it's suited to a more intimate vocal and a better pace and this arrangement is really lovely. Big range and big last note - perfect for a quiet falsetto!

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BRING ME SUNSHINE key Bb 2:53
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; guitar solo (melody) ; vocal back in at "make me happy ... thru the years.." ; continue ; tag the last couple of lines and finish.

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M525. BRING ME SUNSHINE
key - Bb - range - D to D
Cookin' Hammond quintet (recorded live!) arrangement of this old cheesy tune! Works well like this......

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BROKEN HEARTS BELONG TO YESTERDAY key F 2:52
Same form as the Jimmy Roselli version but with a definite ending.

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M1009. BROKEN HEARTS BELONG TO YESTERDAY
key - F - range - E to F
Lovely song from the Jimmy Roselli album "Come Into My Life". This arrangement is loosely based on same version, in the same key.

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BROWN GRASS key Db 4:43
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, continue through as per the original Gregory Porter version - original key and does include a Tenor Sax vst plug in solo - available with the solo removed.

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M1799. BROWN GRASS - Db
key - Db - range - F to Db (optional F top note)
Wonderful trio arrangement of this song from Gregory Porter's Liquid Spirit album, original key, same form and does include a Tenor Sax solo.

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BROWN GRASS key Eb 4:43
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, continue through as per the Gregory Porter form - does include a Tenor Sax vst plug in solo - available with the solo removed.

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M1800. BROWN GRASS - Eb
key - Eb - range - G to Eb (optional G top note)
Wonderful trio arrangement of this song from Gregory Porter's Liquid Spirit album, same form and does include a Tenor Sax solo. Same arrangement as M1799 except a full tone higher.

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BUONA SERA key C 3:03
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru as per the Prima version, including the vocal break at 1:01 and into the swing version, sax solo at 1:53, vocal back in at 2:14 and continue, back into the tango feel at 2:24, continue and finish as per the Prima version.

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M955. BUONA SERA - C
key - C - range - D to E
Loosely based on the wonderful Louis Prima version, in a lower key.
NOTE - the mp3 demo starts with the tango section going into the swing section and not from the beginning of the track.

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BUONA SERA key Eb 3:03
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru as per the Prima version, including the vocal break at 1:01 and into the swing version, sax solo at 1:53, vocal back in at 2:14 and continue, back into the tango feel at 2:24, continue and finish as per the Prima version.

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M954. BUONA SERA - Eb
key - Eb (original key) - range - F to G
Loosely based on the wonderful Louis Prima version and in the original key.
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BUT BEAUTIFUL key G 4:14
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; tenor sax solo ; vocal back in at " love is tearful..." ; continue ; lovely piano and voice last section and finish.

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M314. BUT BEAUTIFUL - G
key - G - range - C# to E
Beautiful ballad written by Burke and Van Heusen. Realtrak Quartet + lovely strings and a classy arrangement.

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BUT I LOVED YOU key C 3:02
Violin and orchestra intro and vocal in at 23 seconds, vocal continue through as per the Jack Jones version's form and key, once through and finish as per the Jack Jones version.

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M1441. BUT I LOVED YOU - C
key - C - range - Ab to A
Wonderful song from Gordon Jenkins, with a gorgeous orchestral arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1440 except 3 semitones lower. Suitable for lower male ranges.

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BUT I LOVED YOU key Eb 3:02
Violin and orchestra intro and vocal in at 23 seconds, vocal continue through as per the Jack Jones version's form and key, once through and finish as per the Jack Jones version.

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M1440. BUT I LOVED YOU - Eb
key - Eb - range - B to C
Wonderful song from Gordon Jenkins, with a gorgeous orchestral arrangement.

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BUT NOT FOR ME key C 2:07
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " I was a fool ..to fall and get.." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M128. BUT NOT FOR ME (male)
key - C - range - C to D
Gershwin song which became a huge hit with musicians and singers alike. Original Livetrak arrangement.

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BUT NOT FOR ME key Eb 3:35
piano intro for the verse ("old man sunshine...") and vocal in at 9 secs; continue and into tempo with 4 bar intro for the main theme and vocal thru twice (use alternate lyrics?); tag the last line and finish.

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M815. BUT NOT FOR ME intro demo
key - Eb - range - D to F
Wonderful song from the Gershwins. A cool Livetrak arrangement with the piano only verse - colla voce and easy to catch onto and then into a mid tempo Bossa Nova feel.. check out both demos ....brief demo of the verse - piano only
M815. BUT NOT FOR ME into tempo - how the track sounds leading into Bossa tempo and the main song..

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BY MYSELF key F 2:12
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " I'll face the unknown..."; continue ; no tag ; just extend the last line - " I'm by.....my....self....alone...." and finish.

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M168. BY MYSELF ( I'LL GO MY WAY..)
key - F - range - E to E
Original Livetrak arrangement of this super standard.

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BY THE FIRESIDE key Eb 3:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, 8 bar piano solo at 1:44, vocal back in at 2:06 with "we'll see our hopes and dreams dear...", continue through and finish.

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M1988. BY THE FIRESIDE - Eb Trio
key - Eb - vocal range - A to D
Wonderful 1930's standard in a very lovely Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1987 except a full tone lower.

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BY THE FIRESIDE key F 3:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, 8 bar piano solo at 1:44, vocal back in at 2:06 with "we'll see our hopes and dreams dear...", continue through and finish.

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M1987. BY THE FIRESIDE - F Trio
key - F - vocal range - B to E
Wonderful 1930's standard in a very lovely Trio arrangement.

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BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON key Ab 2:15
4 bar intro; vocal thru; trumpet solo; back to the beginning with the vocal and finish.

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M655. BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON - Ab
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Corny old timeless gem with an arrangement loosely based on the Burl Ives version.

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BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON key Bb 1:59
4 bar intro, vocal thru, short solo, vocal back in at "honey moon... keep a shining in June..", continue, no tag and finish.

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M573. BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - D to Eb
Corny old gem but I've added a few fresh and tasty chord changes for this 2015 Pianotrak, and it works really well for vocal and piano.

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BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX key F 4:08
4 bar intro ; vocal thru full song ; short solo and vocal back in at" she'll cry just to think "( last verse) and rall the last two lines and finish.

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M335. BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX
key - F - range - E to D
Gorgeous Jim Webb gem in a really nice and laidback Livetrak arrangement.

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BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX key Eb to E 3:37
4 bar intro; vocal thru whole song; key change and harmonica solo; vocal back in at "and she'll cry just to think I'd really leave her...." ; continue and finish.

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M690. BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX - Eb to E 
key - Eb to E - range - D to C#
Really lovely arrangement of this wonderful Jimmy Webb song.
Also available with the harmonica solo removed.

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 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX Pianotrak key Eb to E 3:23
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru - no solo, key change to E at 1:58 for the last verse, finish.

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M1022. BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX Pianotrak
key - Eb to E - range - D to C#
Intimate piano only arrangement of the Jimmy Webb classic!

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BYE BYE BACKBIRD key F 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, at 2:30 tag the last line and finish.

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M1546. BYE BYE BACKBIRD - F orchestral
key - F - range - D to C
Gorgeous reworking of the classic standard everyone knows. The tempo's chilled, the vibe is cool and laidback and the quality is fabulous!

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BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - key F 2:21
8 bar intro, vocal through twice, piano solo, vocal back in at " no one here can love ..." tag the ending and finish.

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M122. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
key - F - range - D to C
Bright, uptempo live recorded version of this great old standard. An Original Livetrak arrangement.

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BYE BYE BLACKBIRD key Bb 4:18
Same form as the Rod Stewart version from the album "The Great American Songbook volume 5" and is his key.

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M1033. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - Bb
key - Bb - range - A to F
This cool arrangement is based on the Rod Stewart version and includes the verse. Suitable for higher range male, lower range female.

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BYE BYE BLACKBIRD key F 3:22
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; piano solo; vocal back in at "no one here can love or understand me.."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M718. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - F 2010
key - F - range - D to C 
Cool new 2010 arrangement of this old warhorse - fresh sounds and mid tempo feel that works great!

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BYE BYE BLACKBIRD key F 3:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through twice, electric piano solo at 1:54, vocal back in at 2:21 with "no one here can love or understand me....", continue, tag the last line, vocal ad libs and finish.

M1548. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - F smooth
key - F - range - D to C
Super duper funky groove on this one! Funky drums, groove bass, gritty electric piano and a cool Hammond laying chords, and a few cool substitutions to keep everyone interested!

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BYE BYE BACKBIRD key G 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, at 2:30 tag the last line and finish.

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M1547. BYE BYE BACKBIRD - G orchestral
key - G - range - E to D
Gorgeous reworking of the classic standard everyone knows. The tempo's chilled, the vibe is cool and laidback and the quality is fabulous! Same arrangement as M1546 except a full tone higher.

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BYE BYE BLACKBIRD key G 3:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through twice, electric piano solo at 1:54, vocal back in at 2:21 with "no one here can love or understand me....", continue, tag the last line, vocal ad libs and finish.

M1549. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD - G smooth
key - G - range - E to D
Super duper funky groove on this one! Funky drums, groove bass, gritty electric piano and a cool Hammond laying chords, and a few cool substitutions to keep everyone interested!
Same arrangement as M1548 except a full tone higher.

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BYE BYE BLUES key Ab 3:14
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice; band solo; vocal back in at "just we two.."; continue; no tag and finish.

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M663. BYE BYE BLUES - Ab 
key - Ab - range - Eb to C 
Great mid-swing arrangement of this old warhorse.

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BYE BYE LOVE - key F 2:57
8 bar intro then into the chorus (bye bye love...) - form is loosely based on the Ray Charles version; - doesn't include the tag after the chorus - continue thru the song - both verses -; short sax solo ;vocal back in at "and here's the reason... why I'm so free"...; continue; repeat the last line or ad lib 4 times and finish.

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M667. BYE BYE LOVE - F 
key - F - range - E to C - suit lower range male
Arrangement loosely based on Ray Charles wonderful version from his "Modern sounds in Country and Western music" album - an incredible album.
 

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C'EST SI BON key F 3:14

The c’est si bon backing track begins with a 4 bar intro, vocals thru, piano solo, vocal back in at “Every word, every sigh, every kiss, dear”. Continue, repeat “my darling, c’est si bon!” four times then finish. The realtrak trio arrangement of the huge Louis Armstrong hit, such a beautiful track. For a quick but short preview of this track, click on the ‘M634. C’EST SI BON – F’ link below. Once you have the feel of the wonderful c’est si bon backing track, click buy now!

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M634. C'EST SI BON - F
key - F - range - Ab to C 
 

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C'EST SI BON key G 2:50
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "every word...... every sigh..."; continue and finish like the Dean Martin version.

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M796. C'EST SI BON - G
key - G - range - Bb to D 
This arrangement is loosely based on the Dean Martin version.

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C'EST SI BON key G 3:11
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at " every word, every sigh, every kiss dear..." ; continue ; no tag and finish.

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M575. C'EST SI BON Pianotrak
key - G - range - Bb to D
Great old tune, covered by Louis Armstrong and many others, perfect for an intimate 2015 Pianotrak!

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CAB DRIVER key Eb 2:57
gtr pick up and 2 bar intro; vocal thru as per original - no solo; and finish.

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M656. CAB DRIVER 
key - Eb - range - Bb - Eb (optional F top note)
Old 60's rnb thing from the Mills Brothers in a cool arrangement!

 
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CABARET - key Eb 2:31
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " come taste the wine..." ; continue ; repeat -"your life is a cabaret old chum--" 3 times ; then " so come----to---------the ca---ba----ret-----" and finish.

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M114. CABARET
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Uptempo swing version of the title song from the film "Cabaret".

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CALL ME (2012 version) key Bb 3:00
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per the Sinatra version - no solo. Repeat last section of " call me..maybe it's late...." and finish.

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M439. CALL ME - 2012
key - Bb - range - Db to D
Updated 2012 version; loosely based on the Sinatra version; of this 60's hit.

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CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE key F 2:59
4 bar intro, vocal through, solo, vocal in at "do my foolish alibis bore you...", continue, rpt last 2 words -" for you" over the final brass riffs and finish.

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M273. CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE - F
key - F - vocal range - Bb to D
Original Livetrak "Big Band" keyboard arrangement of this great tune. Singers include Sinatra, Jack Jones, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin.

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CAN THIS BE LOVE key F 3:13
Piano and string intro and vocal in at 21 secs, same form as the Matt Monro version.

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M944. CAN THIS BE LOVE
key - F - range - C to Eb
Beautiful song covered by Matt Monro. Lovely arrangement loosely based on the same form and the same key.

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CAN'T BUY ME LOVE 2012 key G 2:07
1 bar intro and vocal in with "can't buy me love.... love.... can't buy me love.." then into a verse at 10 secs, continue thru the song, solo at 1:06; vocal in at 1:20 with the chorus, a verse again, chorus and finish with "money can't buy me love.."

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M217. CAN'T BUY ME LOVE 2012
key - G - range - D to D
Beatles hit that works great as a swinger. Ella also had a 'hit' with her version.
New updated 2012 livetrak TRIO version!
note - one bar pickup for the vocal..

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CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU (Wise Men Say...) key Eb 3:22
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru - no solo - at 1:58 the vocal goes back to "like a river flows....," continue thru, at 2:44 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1242. CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Gorgeous Orchestral arrangement, in an 8's feel, of this classic Elvis hit. I love the Harry Connick Jnr version from his album "Your Songs".

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CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU (Wise Men Say...) key F 3:22
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru - no solo - at 1:58 the vocal goes back to "like a river flows....," continue thru, at 2:44 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1243. CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU - F
key - F - range - C to E
Gorgeous Orchestral arrangement, in an 8's feel, of this classic Elvis hit. I love the Harry Connick Jnr version from his album "Your Songs". Same arrangement as M1242 except a full tone higher.

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CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU key Eb to F 2:32
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, brass and horns solo at 1:24, vocal back in at 1:44 with "like a river flows...", continue through and key change to F at 1:57 for the last verse, repeat the last line at 2:17 and finish.

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M426. CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU
key - Eb to F - range - Bb to D (or optional top F last note)
Fab and cool swinging Realtrak arrangement of the hugely popular Elvis hit. Check out the demo!

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M719. CAN'T SMILE WITHOUT YOU key F to F# 3:24
4 bar intro; vocal thru; key change after the bridge ("now some people say...."); continue into the chorus; repeat "without you" 3 times and finish.

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M719. CAN'T SMILE WITHOUT YOU - F to F#
key - F to F# - range - A to C# (suit lower male ranges)
Nice version of the Barry Manilow hit; without the notoriously difficult to pitch key changes - I've heard many a singer hit bummers! This version just has one key change after the bridge; chorus and then finish.

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CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU key C to Eb 5:08
8 bar intro ; vocal thru 2 verses and chorus ; repeat 1st verse and chorus - no solo - then key change for the 1st verse reprise last time ("you're just to good to be true....") ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M627. CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU - C to Eb
key - C to Eb for the last verse only - range - B to E
Gorgeously fresh Livetrak ballad arrangement of the massive Andy Williams hit - please note that this version doesn't have the big brass break leading to each chorus.There's a cool key change for the very last verse as well.

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CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Darin) key G (main theme) and C for the chorus 3:31
Based on the same arrangement as the Bobby Darin version from a live TV special.
YouTube: Bobby Darin Sings Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

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M887. CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Darin)
key - G (main theme) and C for the chorus
Very cool arrangement, from a Bobby Darin live TV special. Same keys,form and feel.
Check out YouTube: Bobby Darin Sings Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

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CANADIAN SUNSET key F 3:42
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - no solo - back to "a weekend in Canada...." ; continue and finish.

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M616. CANADIAN SUNSET - F
key - F - range - D to D
Lovely song in a fresh Livetrak arrangement. Covered by Andy Williams, Dean Martin, Sam Cooke et al.

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CANADIAN SUNSET key Eb 3:51
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through the song - no solo - at 2:16 the vocal goes back to "a weekend in Canada.." continue through, at 3:20 repeat "from that day, we'd never ever part.." and again at 3:28 then let the track finish.

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M1716.
CANADIAN SUNSET - Eb swing
key - Eb - range - C to C
Fantastic swinging Trio arrangement of this wonderful old standard. The secret to singing ballads (as they are normally done) as uptempo swingers is to not think of them as "swingers" but to keep lovely long vocal lines and it will sound effortless and simply let the track do the swinging!

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CANADIAN SUNSET key F 3:51
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through the song - no solo - at 2:16 the vocal goes back to "a weekend in Canada.." continue through, at 3:20 repeat "from that day, we'd never ever part.." and again at 3:28 then let the track finish.

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M1715.
CANADIAN SUNSET - F swing
key - F - range - D to D
Fantastic swinging Trio arrangement of this wonderful old standard. The secret to singing ballads (as they are normally done) as uptempo swingers is to not think of them as "swingers" but to keep lovely long vocal lines and it will sound effortless and simply let the track do the swinging!

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CANDIDA key C 2:56
4 bar intro ; vocal thru the full song (verse/chorus/verse/chorus) and repeat the chorus. Finish by extending the last line - "cos it says........so....in....my......dreams.....".

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M606. CANDIDA
key - C - range - D to F
Livetrak swing arrangement of the old 70's cheesy classic.

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CANDY key Bb 2:41
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short piano solo over the 2nd "A" section ; vocal in at the bridge ; continue ; and finish - no tag.

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M462. CANDY
key - Bb - range - C - E
Wonderful Nat King Cole hit and sung by loads of great singers including Buddy Greco and Dr John ; in a super Realtrak Quartet arrangement.

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CANDY KISSES key Eb 2:32
4 bar intro; vocal thru the full song - no solo - continue and finish.

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M842. CANDY KISSES - Eb
key - Eb - range - D to Eb 
This was a country song that scored a hit for George Morgan back in the early sixties and then Tony Bennet included it on his hugely successful "I left My Heart In San Francisco" album. This is a Livetrak trio arrangement.

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CARA MIA key F 2:55
intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, short drum fill and into tempo at 47 seconds, continue through as per the Jay and the Americans version form - not original key.

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M1992. CARA MIA - F
key - F - vocal range - C to D (optional F)
Arrangement loosely based on the Jay and the Americans version but in a much lower key (the original was in C).
This version was a big hit but was very much watered down with the bridge section removed and a typical 60's beat added, to accomodate the falsetto (and vibrato) of Jay. Same arrangement as M1991 except a full tone lower.

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CARA MIA key G 2:55
intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, short drum fill and into tempo at 47 seconds, continue through as per the Jay and the Americans version form - not original key.

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M1991. CARA MIA - G
key - G - vocal range - D to E (optional G)
Arrangement loosely based on the Jay and the Americans version but in a much lower key (the original was in C).
This version was a big hit but was very much watered down with the bridge section removed and a typical 60's beat added, to accomodate the falsetto (and vibrato) of Jay.

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CARELESS HANDS key F 2:46
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo, repeat "careless hands.....that can't hold onto love" at 2:28 and finish.

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M945. CARELESS HANDS
key - F - range - C to D
Trio arrangement of this hit for Mel Torme back in 1949 (swinging version) and in the UK for Des O'Connor in 1967. Covered by lots of great singers, including Al Martino and Bing Crosby.

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CAROLINA IN THE MORNING key Bb 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice, at 2:38 let the band play a tag for 2 bars and the vocal is back in at 2:42 with "in the morning" and finish.

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M2053. CAROLINA IN THE MORNING - Bb
key - Bb - vocal range - Bb to C
Wonderful old gem that is very much associated with Al Jolson but it's been covered by Dean Martin, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore and many others. Here's a great Trio arrangement. Same arrangement as M2052 except a full tone lower.

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CAROLINA IN THE MORNING key C 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice, at 2:38 let the band play a tag for 2 bars and the vocal is back in at 2:42 with "in the morning" and finish.

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M2052. CAROLINA IN THE MORNING - C
key - C - vocal range - C to D
Wonderful old gem that is very much associated with Al Jolson but it's been covered by Dean Martin, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore and many others. Here's a great Trio arrangement.

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CARRICKFERGUS key A 4:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue straight through 3 verses (no short instrumental breaks between verses) - no solo, repeat the last line "Come all me young men and lay me down" and finish.

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M1395. CARRICKFERGUS - A
key - A - range - G# to C#
A beautiful Irish gem in a very lovely arrangement that moves along nicely.

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CARRICKFERGUS key C 4:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue straight through 3 verses (no short instrumental breaks between verses) - no solo, repeat the last line "Come all me young men and lay me down" and finish.

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M1396. CARRICKFERGUS - C
key - C - range - B to E
A beautiful Irish gem in a very lovely arrangement that moves along nicely.
Same arrangement as M1395 except a tone and half higher.

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CHANCES ARE key F 3:50
2 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, at 2:13 the vocal goes back to "in the magic of moonlight..", continue through and include the tag ending "awfully good... the chances are your chances are awfully good.." and finish.

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M1595. CHANCES ARE - F
key - F - range - A to D
Gorgeous 2018 Trio arrangement of this classy Johnny Mathis hit.
Same arrangement as M382 2018 except a full tone lower.

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CHANCES ARE version 2 key F 3:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, continue through as per the Johnny Mathis version form, in a lower key.

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M1703. CHANCES ARE - F version 2
key - F - range - A to D
Wonderful arrangement, based on the original Johnny Mathis hit version, but in a lower key. (The original Mathis key is Bb).
Same arrangement as M1702 except a full tone lower.

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CHANCES ARE key G 3:50
2 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, at 2:13 the vocal goes back to "in the magic of moonlight..", continue through and include the tag ending "awfully good... the chances are your chances are awfully good.." and finish.

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M382. CHANCES ARE - G 2018
key - G - range - B to E
Gorgeous 2018 Trio arrangement of this classy Johnny Mathis hit.

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