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JUST IN TIME key Bb 2:46
pickup and 4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; vibes solo ; vocal in at " now you're here ... and now I know just..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M269. JUST IN TIME - Bb
key - Bb - range - Db to D
Realtrak quartet arrangement. Singers include Tony Bennett ; Nat Cole ; Matt Monro et al.

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JUST IN TIME key C 2:32
4 bar intro, vocal thru, solo, vocal back in at "now you're here.... and now I know just where I'm going..., continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M674. JUST IN TIME - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - Eb to E (optional F)
Fresh 2015 piano only arrangement in a higher Male key. 

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JUST IN TIME  key Db 2:28
Same form as the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version.

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M1135. JUST IN TIME - Db
key - Db - range - F to Gb (optional Ab)
Classic song, Based on the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version, in their original key.

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JUST LOVING YOU key F 3:43
Strings intro and into tempo with the vocal; vocal thru; short piano and string solo ; vocal back in at "though you don't know.. how much it hurts.."; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M745. JUST LOVING YOU
key - F - range - C to D 
Livetrak arrangement of this 60's song which was a hit for Anita Harris in '67.
 

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JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS key Cm 2:44
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - from 2:23 ad lib the ending and finish ("one of those things..... one of those things....")

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M1667. JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS - Cm
key - Cm - range - Ab to Eb
Fabulous Cole Porter gem in a Trio arrangement.

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JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS key Dm 2:59
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; mute trumpet solo over first "A" section ; vocal back in at 2nd "A" section (it was just one of those nights.....) ; continue ; ad lib the ending and finish( one of those things... one of those things.. ;etc).

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M566. JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS - Dm
key - Dm - range - Bb to F
Fabulous Cole Porter gem in a great Realtrak Quartet setting.

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JUST SAY I LOVE HER key Em 2:44
4 bar intro and 1 bar vocal pick up ; vocal thru ; - no solo - vocal back to the bridge section ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M478. JUST SAY I LOVE HER
key - Em - range - B to E 
Scored a big hit for Dean Martin ; in a lovely Realtrak arrangement.

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JUST SQUEEZE ME key Eb 3:55
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; gtr solo ; vocal back in at " missing since you went away..." ; continue - sing over the stops - and repeat "please don't tease me" 4 times and finish.

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M348. JUST SQUEEZE ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - F to Eb
Classic Ellington gem in a fabulous Realtrak Quartet version!

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JUST THE WAY YOU ARE - key C 4:12
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - remember the break between full verses - ;
solo ; vocal in at " I said I loved you ..and that's forever..." ; continue ; end as per Billy Joel version.

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M180. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE
key - C - range - Ab to E
Great mid tempo REALTRAK arrangement of this Billy Joel classic. Something different and fresh!!!!!

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JUST THE WAY YOU ARE key Bb 4:50
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original version ; soprano sax solo ; vocal back in and end as per the original.

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M599. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE - Bb
key - Bb - range - Gb to D
Great song from Billy Joel, in a more manageable male key and a nice and easy swing arrangement.

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KANSAS CITY key C 2:55
4 bar intro ; vocal thru 2 verses ; bridge and chorus ; hammond organ solo over 1st verse ; vocal back in at a verse ; bridge and chorus ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M620. KANSAS CITY - C
key - C - range - C to D (optional "blue" notes!)
Great old Blues in a cool Livetrak swing-thing!

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KANSAS CITY version 2 key C 3:07
4 bar intro; vocal thru 2 verses; bridge and chorus ("well I might take a plane.."); back to bridge and chorus again (alternative lyrics); guitar solo; bridge and chorus TWICE; repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M716. KANSAS CITY version 2 
key - C - range - C to D (optional E)
Brighter arrangement loosely based on the Trini Lopez version.

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KEEP ITALIAN IN YOUR HEART key Eb 3:13
4 bar intro and vocal in 6 seconds, continue through as per the Nick Apollo Forte version.., same key.

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M1710. KEEP ITALIAN IN YOUR HEART - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Corny old gem from Nick Apollo Forte in a great arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1709 except a full tone lower.

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KEEP ITALIAN IN YOUR HEART key F 3:13
4 bar intro and vocal in 6 seconds, continue through as per the Nick Apollo Forte version.., same key.

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M1709. KEEP ITALIAN IN YOUR HEART - F
key - F - range - C to F
Corny old gem from Nick Apollo Forte in a great arrangement.

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L O V E key G to Ab 2:52
8 bar intro, vocal in at 13 secs, band and piano solo at 1:01, vocal back in at 1:25 with "and love..... is all that I can give to you...", continue, key change and back thru the song at 1:49; continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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key - G to Ab - range - C# to C (optional Db)
Cool mid-tempo band arrangement of this popular standard, in a lower key.
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L.A. BREAKDOWN key Db to D 4:43
orchestral intro and vocal in at 15 secs - colla voce (easy to catch) and into tempo - thru as per the Jack Jones version with a key change for the very last chorus.

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M869. L.A. BREAKDOWN
key - Db, key change to D - range - Bb to F (optional Ab falsetto)
From a Jack Jones album; this arrangement is loosely based on the album version with a definite intro and in a lower key. Note - the Jack Jones version is in F with a key change to Ab.

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LA MER (Beyond The Sea) key Eb 3:28
7 bar intro (3 bars orchestra then into the groove for 4 bars), vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the Julio Iglesias live version from 1976 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcp3_OT2-0, with a shorter intro.

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M1635. LA MER (Beyond The Sea) - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Based on the same arrangement as the Julio Iglesias live 1976 version, but with a much shorter intro.
Typical 70's MOR arrangement with lots of hammond organ. The Julio version was featured in the movie version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Same arrangement as M1634 except a full tone lower.

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LA MER (Beyond The Sea) key F 3:28
7 bar intro (3 bars orchestra then into the groove for 4 bars), vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the Julio Iglesias live version from 1976 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcp3_OT2-0, with a shorter intro, original key.

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M1634. LA MER (Beyond The Sea) - F
key - F - range - C to E
Based on the same arrangement as the Julio Iglesias live 1976 version, original key but with a much shorter intro.
Typical 70's MOR arrangement with lots of hammond organ. The Julio version was featured in the movie version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
 

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LA SOLEDAD key Fm 3:16
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, continue through as per the same form as the Florent Pagny version.

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M1648. LA SOLEDAD - Fm
key - Fm - range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful latin gem with the orchestral arrangement based on the version by Florent Pagny, a tone down from his original key.

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LA VIE EN ROSE key C to Db 3:04
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru, key change and short string instrumental at 1:25, vocal back in at 1:55 with "when you press me to your heart...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1035. LA VIE EN ROSE
key - C to Db - range - B to F
Lovely arrangement, based on a Brenda Lee version, of this classic standard made most famous by Edith Piaf, a cool version by Louis Armstrong and a pop cover by Grace Jones.

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LADY BE GOOD  key F 2:36
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 1:36, vocal back in at 1:57 with "oh, please have some pity...", continue and tag the last line and finish.

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M1116. LADY BE GOOD - F
key - F - range - C to D
Swinging TRIO arrangement of the classic Gershwin gem!

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LADY BE GOOD key F 3:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:55 and vocal back in at 2:20 with "oh, please have some pity....", continue thru, tag the last line, ad lib over 6 bars and finish.

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M1117. LADY BE GOOD - F latin
key - F - range - C to D
Super cool Latin vibe to this arrangement of the Gershwin classic! Quirky intro setting the mood....

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LADY LOVE key C 3:40
5 bar intro (half time latin feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1092. LADY LOVE
key - C - range - G to E (optional G)
Superb TRIO arrangement of the wonderful Lou Rawls hit, same key and same form. I've given it a latin tinge and some cool piano fills!

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LADY LOVE key Eb 3:40
5 bar intro (half time latin feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1154. LADY LOVE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to G (suit higher male range)
The Lou Rawls hit, Same arrangement as M1092, only a tone and a half higher.

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LADY LOVE key Eb 3:40
5 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version form, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1155. LADY LOVE - Eb smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to G
Very cool Smooth groove arrangement of the classic Lou Rawls song!

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LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG key F 3:28
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru the song - no solo - at 2:12 the vocal goes back to "to think that spring had depended...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1237. LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG - F
key - F - range - C to D
Very dreamy TRIO arrangement of this wonderful torch song from Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen.
I love the George Shearing and Mel Torme version from their duet album.

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LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG key G 3:28
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru the song - no solo - at 2:12 the vocal goes back to "to think that spring had depended...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1238. LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG - G
key - G - range - D to E
Very dreamy TRIO arrangement of this wonderful torch song from Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen.
I love the George Shearing and Mel Torme version from their duet album. Same arrangement as M1237 except a full tone higher.

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LATELY key B 4:00
6 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal all the way - no key change section.

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M1140. LATELY Pianotrak
key B - range - C# to D
Very lovely piano only arrangement of the Stevie Wonder gem, without the end key change section.

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LATELY key B 4:00
6 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal all the way - no key change section.

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M1141. LATELY Trio
key - B - range - C# to D
Lovely TRIO arrangement of the classic Stevie Wonder tune, without the key change section at the end.

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LAURA key C 3:23
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; tenor sax solo ; vocal back in at " and you see Laura , on the train.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M286. LAURA
key - C - range - D to E
Gorgeous Sinatra hit! Nice Livetrak arrangement.

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LAZY RIVER key Eb 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal thru 3 times - the drums and feel will build each time,  at 2:29 extend the last line and finish.

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M1097. LAZY RIVER
key - Eb - range - G to Eb
Wonderful Hoagy Carmichael gem that's been covered by all the greats, including Bobby Darin, the Mills Brothers, Dean Martin! Checkout the Mills Brothers and Dean Martin version on YouTube! I've done a pretty cool Quartet arrangement that builds and builds!

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LEARNIN' THE BLUES key C 3:20
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; solo; vocal back in "the nights when you don't sleep"; (NO KEY CHANGE) continue and finish.

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M645. LEARNIN' THE BLUES - C
key - C - range - E to E - no key change
Another Livetrak arrangement of this great song ; in a higher key.

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LEARNIN' THE BLUES key Bb to B 3:02
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; no solo - back to "when you're at home alone..."; KEY CHANGE  for the last verse; continue and finish.

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M644. LEARNIN' THE BLUES - Bb to B
key - Bb to B - range - D to D# 
Great song strongly associated with Sinatra.  Here's a cool Livetrak arrangement with the usual key change.

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LEAVE A TENDER MOMENT ALONE key F 4:08
8 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original Billy Joel version ; short sax solo ; vocal back in at "I know the moment is right....." ; continue ; repeat the last section - "that's not how I feel...." ; and end on "leave a tender moment alone".

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M374. LEAVE A TENDER MOMENT ALONE
key - F - range - B to F
Wonderful Billy Joel gem ; taken from "An Innocent Man" album and in a superb Realtrak Quintet arrangement.

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LEAVING AGAIN / IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS key Ab 5:06
Chord and then vocal starts at 3 secs, continue thru as per the original Kurt Elling version.

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M1082. LEAVING AGAIN / IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS
key - Ab - range - original keys
Copy arrangement of the Kurt Elling mix of two songs from his album "NightMoves".

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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE key G 2:50
4 bar intro; vocal thru verse and chorus; 2nd verse and chorus; repeat the chorus;
TIP - sing " I hate to go" or similar for the end and finish.

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M724. LEAVING ON A JET PLANE - G 
key - G - range - D to E 
Great John Denver song in a very cool swinging Livetrak arrangement - works great!
I love the Sinatra version!

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LET IT BE ME  key Eb 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1597. LET IT BE ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C (optional D)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.
Same arrangement as M1596 except a full tone lower.

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LET IT BE ME  key F 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1596. LET IT BE ME - F
key - F - range - C to D (optional E)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.

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LET IT BE ME  key G 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1598. LET IT BE ME - G
key - G - range - D to E (optional F#)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.

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LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART key Ab 3:38
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal back in at " Keep the love light glowing.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M579. LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART Ab
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Golden oldie and one I'm always asked for. Fab Realtrak arrangement.

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LET ME SING AND I'M HAPPY key G 2:28
4 bar intro, vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to "let me croon......." at 1:29, continue and finish as per the Matt Monro version - big rall and big finish for "and if my song, can make you homesick I'm happy..." and finish.

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M987. LET ME SING AND I'M HAPPY
key - G - range - A to B
Great trio arrangement of this song that's synonymous with Al Jolson, but covered by all the great singers. This version is loosely based on the Matt Monro version, but I've extended it by repeating the bridge section, and then the big ending as per the Matt Monro version.

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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL key F 3:04
12 bar intro, vocal in at 26 secs, continue thru 2 verses and choruses, at 1:13 Hammond organ solo over 24 bars, vocal back in at 2:02 with "Hey y'all tell everybody, I'm in town...", continue and end with a double chorus.

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M1204. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
key - F - range - F to F (optional Ab pushes..)
Wonderful Louis Jordan blues gem, fanously covered by BB King and Ray Charles. This version is very loosely based on the Ray Charles version - similar intro and band licks, but doesn't include all the verses. It also has a 24 bar stonkingly good Hammond organ solo but is also available with the organ and solo removed. A full tone down from the Ray Charles and BB King keys.

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LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY key Ab 4:07
8 bar intro, vocal thru twice, short piano solo, vocal back in at "a place that's known....", continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M784. LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY Pianotrak
key - Ab - range - Eb to Eb 
Lovely old waltz in a 2016 Pianotrak arrangement.

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LET THERE BE LOVE version 1 key Eb 2:28
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo; tag the last line and finish.

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M807. LET THERE BE LOVE - Eb version 1
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Livetrak Bossa Nova arrangement of this great song!

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LET THERE BE LOVE version 2 key Eb 3:15
1 bar intro then 1 bar pickup and vocal thru TWICE; short piano solo; and vocal back in at "let there be birds.. to sing in the trees.."; continue; repeat the last line and finish.

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M808. LET THERE BE LOVE - Eb version 2
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Swinging Livetrak trio arrangement of this popular song.

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LET THERE BE LOVE & LOVE (L.O.V.E) Medley keys C & G 3:22
4 bar intro and vocal in with "let there be you..." at 6 seconds, continue through once, tempo and key change at 1:08 and vocal in at 1:11 with "L... is for the way you..", continue through, piano solo at 2:06, vocal back in at 2:33 with "LOVE is all that I can give to you...", continue through, repeat the last line and finish.

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LET THERE BE LOVE - C demo 1

LET THERE BE LOVE changing key to G and the tempo for LOVE demo 2

keys - LET THERE BE LOVE - C, LOVE - G
vocal range of Medley - C to C
Medley of two great standards, in more manageable Male keys, just piano and upright bass and perfect for an intimate vocal! Please note, It's a Medley and does not come as two individual songs.

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LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE key Cm & C 2:46
8 bar intro ; vocal intro ; solo up to bridge/vocal back in and repeat last line 3 times and finish.

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M109. LET'S FACE THE MUSIC
key - Cm & C - range - C to E
Classic song which scored a huge hit for Nat King Cole. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE (Hammond) key Cm and C 2:24
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice (2 bars between) - no solo ; tag " let's face the music" ; then the full line ; ad libs and finish.

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M522. LET'S FACE THE MUSIC - hammond duo
key - Cm/C - range - C to E
Super-swinging ; gritty ;groovy and dirty Hammond organ plus upright bass arrangement of this Irving Berlin gem.

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LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE key Bb 2:31
cover version of the Nat King Cole version.

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M454. LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Incredible cover arrangement of the Nat King Cole definitive version! 

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LET'S FALL IN LOVE male C 2:56
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at "we might have been meant..." ; continue ; repeat last line 3 times and finish.

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M87. LET'S FALL IN LOVE
key - C - range - B to E
This classy song was a huge hit for Nat King Cole. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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 LET'S FALL IN LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN key Db 4:04
Same form as the Lou Rawls version.

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M1137. LET'S FALL IN LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN
key - Db - range - Db (optional Bb) to F (optional Ab)
Fabulous Lou Rawls song, based on his version from the album "All Things In Time", in the same key.. (no BV's)

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LET'S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL key Eb 3:05
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short band solo over the first "A" section ; vocal back in at " let's take a trip in a trailer..." ; continue to last line; repeat " let's leave our hut dear, get out of our rut dear, extend the last line - "let's----get-- away----from---it----all".

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M567. LET'S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
key - Eb - range - D to Eb
Great old gem that every cool singer has covered.
Fab "band" arrangement to boot!

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LET'S GET LOST key Eb 2:43
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; piano solo ; vocal back in at "let's defrost....in a romantic mist..." ; continue ; tag the last line - "baby, let's get lost..." ; and finish.

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M463. LET'S GET LOST
key - Eb - range - D - Eb
Fab Jimmy McHugh and Frank Loesser swinger! Singers include Chet Baker and recently ; Curtis Stigers. Cool Realtrak trio groove!

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LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES key Eb 3:42
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:13, vocal back in at 2:35 with "so, keep repeating...",
continue and tag the last line, last time extend the last line at 3:12 - easy to catch onto!

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M1063. LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES
key - Eb - range - C to Eb 
Very cool TRIO arrangement of this old standard with nice stops and pushes in each verse. Love the Carmen McRae version...

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LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE key Ab 3:25
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, continue thru twice - no solo - tag the last line at 2:56, rall and finish.

key - Ab - range - A to C
A favourite standard of mine, in a lower, more manageable key and a cool TRIO arrangement.
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LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE key C 3:29
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; trumpet solo ; vocal back in at " lately , I seem to walk..." ; continue ; repeat " feeling like someone" twice then the full last line and finish.

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M313. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE - C
key - C - range - D to E
Classy song for any classy singer! Sung by all the greats. Awesome Realtrak Quartet arrangement!

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LITTLE GIRL key Bb 2:32
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " little girl...with your cute little ways.." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M276. LITTLE GIRL
key - Bb - range - D to D
Huge hit for Nat King Cole. Great tune given a nice Live Big Band keyboard arrangement.

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LITTLE MAN key Am 4:42
Piano and bowed bass intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, continue, into tempo and the main song at 1:17, continue through as per the Tom Wait version, in the original key.

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Demo 1 - M1451. LITTLE MAN demo 1 - intro and the verse
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key - Am - range - original key
Quirky 3/4 song from Tom Waits, very much an acquired taste. I've added 2 demos - demo one of the verse and then demo 2 is going into the main theme. Instrumentation is Trio plus tenor sax obligatos and fills.

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LITTLE OLE WINEDRINKER ME key G to A 2:25
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - lots of phrases and stabs - 2 bar fill after " back to Tennessee..." ; key change and 2 bar break after 1st time thru and continue into 2nd verse ; vocal thru as per with no last line repeat - ad libs and finish.

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M414. LITTLE OLE WINEDRINKER ME
key - G to A - range - B to E
Fantastic new Realtrak trio arrangement of this totally forgettable Dean Martin hit. Revamped and refreshed ; it's actually quite cool to sing!

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LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT key Eb 4:20

The little things mean a lot backing track is a wonderful piece and this version begins with a 4 bar introduction and vocals in at 15 seconds, vocals thru – no solo – back to the bridge “I don’t have to buy you diamonds or pearls….” At 2:35, continue, rall the last line and extend the very last phrase – “little things mean…………………a…………….. lot…………” and then finish.

This lovely old song that scored a huge hit back in the 50’s from Kitty Kallen. The lyrics, of course, can be adapted to suit the male point of view as well. Here’s a very lovely LIVETRAK trio arrangement. To listen to a preview of this track, please click on the MP3 demo link below. Click on buy now if you like the little things mean a lot backing track.


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key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
 

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LITTLE WHITE LIES key F 2:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through twice - no solo and finish.

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M1639. LITTLE WHITE LIES - F
key - F - range - A to C
Wonderful lightly swinging Trio arrangement of this great old standard.

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LITTLE WHITE LIES key G 2:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through twice - no solo and finish.

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M1638. LITTLE WHITE LIES - G
key - G - range - B to D
Wonderful lightly swinging Trio arrangement of this great old standard.

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LIZA key A to Bb 4:02
4 bar piano intro and vocal in at 14 seconds with the verse, continue through, into tempo at 1:20 with a 4 bar intro leaqding to the main theme, vocal in at 1:30 with "Liza, Liza, skies are grey..", continue through the song - no solo - at 2:57 go back to "see the honeymoon a-shining down..", continue and key change at 3:18, continue and at 3:35 slow down for the very last line and finish.

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DEMO 1 - M1554. LIZA - verse
DEMO 2 - M1554. LIZA - into main theme
key - A to Bb - range - G# to C
Wonderful song from the George and Ira Gershwin. This version includes the seldom heard verse, then into a light laidback tempo similar to the Bobby Darin version and a key change at the very last verse. The verse has piano only, the main theme has an orchestral arrangement.


 

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LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES key Eb 3:49
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through the song, orchestral instrumental at 2:24, vocal back in at 2:56 with "so carry her books...", continue through and finish similar to the Jack Jones version.

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M1588. LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the classic Jack Jones hit way back in 1962, in his original key.
Same arrangement as M1588 except a full tone lower.

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LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES key F 3:49
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through the song, orchestral instrumental at 2:24, vocal back in at 2:56 with "so carry her books...", continue through and finish similar to the Jack Jones version.

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M1587. LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES - F
key - F - range - C to E
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the classic Jack Jones hit way back in 1962, in his original key.
 

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LONDON BY NIGHT key Eb 4:38
4 bar (half time feel) intro; vocal thru; short harmonica solo; vocal back in at "deep in the dark that envelops the park"; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M769. LONDON BY NIGHT - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Frank Sinatra scored a massive hit of this wonderful tune written by Carroll Coates.Here's a superb, fresh, "smooth groove" arrangement!

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LONDON BY NIGHT key Eb 4:18
8 bar intro, vocal thru - no solo - vocal back to "up comes the moon while the city's asleep...", continue and tag the last line; rall and finish.

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M781. LONDON BY NIGHT - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful 2016 Pianotrak arrangement, in waltz time, of this classic Sinatra gem!

 
 
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LONDON BY NIGHT key F 3:59
8 bar intro, vocal thru - no solo - vocal back to "up comes the moon while the city's asleep...", continue and rall the last line and finish.

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M782. LONDON BY NIGHT - F Pianotrak
key - F - range - C to E
Another lovely 2016 Pianotrak arrangement in a higher key of this classic Sinatra hit.

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LONG AGO & FAR AWAY key F 2:07
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at " chills run up and down..." ; continue ; the last line is phrased with the "band" - no rall - and finish.

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M218. LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY
key - F - range - Bb to Eb
Jerome Kern perfection!! Bobby Darin did a great version. Original Livetrak arrangement.

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LOOKING AT THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE COLOURED GLASSES key Eb 2:53
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through 3 TIMES (such a short song!), with an 8 bar break between, 1st time through with brushes, 2nd time through builds using sticks, and back to brushes for the 3rd time.

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M1421. LOOKING AT THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE COLOURED GLASSES - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Trio arrangement that's loosely based on the Sinatra and Basie version.
Same arrangement as M1420 except a full tone lower.

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LOOKING AT THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE COLOURED GLASSES key F 2:53
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through 3 TIMES (such a short song!), with an 8 bar break between, 1st time through with brushes, 2nd time through builds using sticks, and back to brushes for the 3rd time.

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M1420. LOOKING AT THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE COLOURED GLASSES - F
key - F - range - C to D
Trio arrangement that's loosely based on the Sinatra and Basie version.

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LOSING YOU key Ab 3:53
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to "our love and our devotion..." at 2:17, at 3:19 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1191. LOSING YOU - Ab
key Bb - range - C to Db
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of this lovely Brenda Lee hit. Same arrangement as M1190 except a full tone lower.

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LOSING YOU key Bb 3:53
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to "our love and our devotion..." at 2:17, at 3:19 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1190. LOSING YOU - Bb
key Bb - range - D to Eb
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of this lovely Brenda Lee hit.

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LOST APRIL key D 3:29
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo and vocal back in at "but April had numbered days, so when they passed, love couldn't last....."; continue and finish.

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M772. LOST APRIL - D
key - D - range - Ab to C#
Nat King Cole gem; in the same key. Really lovely QUARTET arrangement.

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LOUISE key F 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:27, vocal back in at 2:05 with "often when I'm gloomy, and in my lonely room...", continue thru and finish.

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M1254. LOUISE
key - F - range - C to D
Great TRIO arrangement of this gem from the 1929 film, "The Innocents of Paris". Big big hit for Maurice Chevalier, but also covered by Dean Martin and others.

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LOUISE key Eb 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:27, vocal back in at 2:05 with "often when I'm gloomy, and in my lonely room...", continue thru and finish.

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M1255. LOUISE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Great TRIO arrangement of this gem from the 1929 film, "The Innocents of Paris". Big big hit for Maurice Chevalier, but also covered by Dean Martin and others.
Same arrangement except a full tone down from M1254.

 

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LOUISIANA FAIRYTALE key Bb 2:32
4 bar intro, vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru, piano and acoustic solo at 1:14, vocal back in at 1:47 with "is this real, this fascination?", continue and finish.

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M1052. LOUISIANA FAIRYTALE
key - Bb - range - D to D
Lovely old gem written John Frederick Coots (also wrote Santa Claus Is Coming To Town and For All We Know) and covered by Fats Waller.
Quartet arrangement.

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L O V E - key Bb 2:35
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal in at " and LOVE is all that I can give to you ...." ; continue ; tag the ending and finish.

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M215. LOVE (L.O.V.E) - Bb Livetrak
key - Bb - range - E to D
great swinging version of this 60's hit. Sung by Ella ; Bobby Darin et al. Original Livetrak arrangement.

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LOVE FOR SALE key Bbm & Bb 4:25
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds with the verse, staying in tempo all the way - "when the only sound in the empty street......" ,continue through and the main song starts at 53 seconds, continue through, no solo - at 2:52 vocal goes back to "let the poets pipe of love......", continue through and repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M1392. LOVE FOR SALE - Bb
key - Bbm & Bb - range - Bb to F
Wonderful piano only arrangement of this incredible Cole Porter gem, including the wonderful verse, staying in a lightly swinging tempo all the way! Listen for the cool bass line.....

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LOVE FOR SALE key Cm 3:06
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " let the poets pipe of love..." ; continue ; repeat last line three times and finish.

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M148. LOVE FOR SALE (male)
key - Cm - range - C - G.
Realtrak trio version! Singers include Tony Bennett, Ella, Sinatra and co.

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LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER key F 2:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru as per the Sinatra version, band solo at 1:07, vocal back in at 1:36, continue thru and finish as per Sinatra.

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M1040. LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
key - F - range - C to D
Arrangement loosely based on the Neil Hefti arrangement for Sinatra in 1962.

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LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER key F 2:31
4 bar intro, vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:11, vocal in at 1:44 with "Venus di milo was noted...", continue, from 2:12 sing "and I'm around you" 3 times and finish.

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M1686. LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
key - F - range - C to D
Trio arrangement of this old standard! The songs' been covered by all the very best singers of the day.
 

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LOVE LETTERS key F 2:44
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at "I memorize every line..." ; continue ; repeat " and darling then I'll read again right from the start....etc" ; and finish.

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M528. LOVE LETTERS
key - F - range - (A) C to C
Nice Livetrak Bossa arrangement of this great tune. Singers include Nat King Cole ; Natalie Cole ; Mark Murphy and loads of fab singers. ( I really should have included the gorgeous verse!!)

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LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND key F 3:07
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at " we made a vow...that you..." ; continue ; tag the last line ( "over love letters in the sand" ) and finish.

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M529. LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND
key - F - range - C to D
Cool and groovy Livetrak arrangement of this huge Pat Boone hit.

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LOVE ME AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO TOMORROW key Ab to A 3:21
string intro (loosely based on the Nat Cole arrangement); vocal pick up/thru ; KEY CHANGE and piano solo ; vocal back in at " take me, make me forget my sorrow..." ; continue ; repeat the last line ; rall and finish.

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M555. LOVE ME AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO TOMORROW - Ab to A
key - Ab to A - range - Ab to C#
Gorgeous;seldom heard gem in a lovely Livetrak arrangement. Nat King Cole's version is wonderful.

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LOVE ME AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO TOMORROW key C 3:50
piano and string intro ; vocal pickup/thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at "take me, make me forget my sorrow" ; continue ; repeat the last line ; rall and finish.

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M556. LOVE ME AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO TOMORROW - C
key - C - range - C to E
A more contemporary version of this gorgeous old gem ; in a higher key!

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LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME  key Ebm 3:36
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:49 with "there'll be no one unless that someone is you...", continue thru, at 3:20 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1378. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME - Ebm
key - Ebm - range - Bb to Db
Superb TRIO swing arrangement of this Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn classic.
Same arrangement as M1377 except a full tone lower.

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LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME  key Fm 3:36
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:49 with "there'll be no one unless that someone is you...", continue thru, at 3:20 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1377. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME - Fm
key - Fm - range - C to Eb
Superb TRIO swing arrangement of this Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn classic.
 

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LOVE ME WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART key C to Db 2:56
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short olo ; vocal back in at "just promise me this..." ; continue thru ; KEY CHANGE at " when we are far apart....";
continue ; repeat the last line three times and finish.

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M337. LOVE ME WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART
key - C to Db - range - D to Eb
Livetrak arrangement of this Englebert Humperdinck hit.

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LOVE STORY key Gm 4:40
classy piano intro and into tempo ; vocal thru - no solo - back to "she fills my heart... with very special things..' ; continue ; nice rall/piano break at " it's always there....." - back into tempo and rall the last line and finish.

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M502. LOVE STORY
key - Gm - range - A to Eb
Wonderful song from the film "Love Story". Great Livetrak arrangement with a haunting piano intro!

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LOVE WALKED IN key Eb 2:29
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; tag the last line 3 times and finish.

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M83. LOVE WALKED IN
key - Eb - range - Bb to G
Fabulous Gershwin song sung by Matt Monro ; Buddy Greco and any other greats that could cope with the huge range!
An original Livetrak arrangement.

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LOVE WON'T LET ME WAIT key F 4:00
8 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the original Major Harris form, without the extended ending, simply repeat "love won't let me wait" 4 times and finish.

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M1786. LOVE WON'T LET ME WAIT - F
key - F - range - C to Eb
A swing arrangement of the classic Major Harris slow R and B hit from 1975, famous for the moans and groans throughout as well! It works really well as a slow swing Trio arrangement and this arrangement is 2 full tones lower than the original key.

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LOVE WON'T LET ME WAIT key G 4:00
8 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the original Major Harris form, without the extended ending, simply repeat "love won't let me wait" 4 times and finish.

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M1785. LOVE WON'T LET ME WAIT - G
key - G - range - D to F
A swing arrangement of the classic Major Harris slow R and B hit from 1975, famous for the moans and groans throughout as well! It works really well as a slow swing Trio arrangement and this arrangement is a full tone lower than the original key.

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LOVE YOU MADLY key F 2:38
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " if you can see the happy..." ; continue ; repeat the last line twice then extend the last line- "I love you(2bars held)..................................... I...love... you.... madly....." and finish.

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M120. LOVE YOU MADLY - male
key - F - range - C to D
Duke Ellington classic - singers include Carol Sloane, Carmen McRae, Nat King Cole et al. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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LOVER key Bb 3:37
8 bar intro ; vocal thru whole song ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at " I feel the devil is in me..." ; continue ; dead stop on last line and finish.

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M347. LOVER
key - Bb - range - F to D (F optional top note).
Realtrak arrangement of this great standard. This arrangement was suggested by a customer and it works really well! Don't think of the ultra fast Peggy Lee version while listening to the demo - think of a half time feel.

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LOVER key C 3:04
Moody piano intro and vocal starts at 26 secs, easy to latch onto, thru the song - no solo - back to "I say the devil is in you.." at 1:57, continue thru and finish.

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M1075. LOVER - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - G to E
Really gorgeous piano only arrangement of this classic Rodgers and Hart song, with no particular tempo in mind. I'm in "story telling" mode when i do this kind of track and it works a treat!

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LOVER COME BACK TO ME key F 2:45
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; alto sax solo ; vocal back in at " I remember every little thing..." ; continue ; repeat the last line ; build and finish.

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M312. LOVER COME BACK TO ME
key - F - range - C to F
Great uptempo swinger given an incredible Realtrak Quartet arrangement.
Check out this demo!!

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LUCK BE A LADY key Db to D to Eb 4:47
The form is as per the Sinatra version. The big band instrumental section is only 8 bars and not 16.

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M589. LUCK BE A LADY
key - Db to D to Eb - range - Db to F 
There really is only one definitive arrangement so this is based on the Sinatra version. Same Sinatra keys ; and intro ; but with a shorter big band instrumental section.

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LULLABY OF BIRDLAND key Em 2:27
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short solo ; vocal back in at " and there's a weepy old willow..." ; continue ; - on "flying high in birdland ; high in the sky up above" - hold onto the last note and extend the next the last two lines. Easy once you listen to the ending!

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M338. LULLABY OF BIRDLAND
key - Em - range - B to D
Cool Livetrak arrangement of this fab jazz classic! Checkout the Sarah Vaughan version - other singers too numerous to mention!

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LULLABY OF BROADWAY key C 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru twice (all lyrics and only adding the tag at the end of course) - no solo, and finish.

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M1334. LULLABY OF BROADWAY
key - C - range - C to D
Great TRIO arrangement of this classic Harry Warren and Al Dubin song.

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