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MALE general tracks.

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NEITHER ONE OF US key Bb 4:48
4 bar intro; vocal thru all the way - same form as the original.

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GM127. NEITHER ONE OF US - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to G (big range!)
Wonderful song that was a massive hit for Gladys Knight. I love the Jennifer Hudson version......

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NEVER BE THE SAME key G/Ab 4:38
16 bars intro ; vocal thru whole song - key change for solo - watch for the 1 bar key change back to original key ; continue ; key change for last verse; repeat chorus and finish. As per Christopher Cross version.

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G36. NEVER BE THE SAME
key - G to Ab - range - G to Eb
Great song by Christopher Cross ; given a fresh arrangement but still keeping to the same song format.

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NEVER TOO MUCH key Bm 4:02
version as per Luther Vandross - 16 bar intro (ad lib over intro??).
BV's included.

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SM10. NEVER TOO MUCH
key - Bm - range - A to F# (optional falsetto!!)
great Luther Vandross hit. BV's included.

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NEW YORK STATE OF MIND key Eb 6:14
Same form as the Billy Joel classic, big intro and vocal in at 58 secs, continue thru, sax solo at 3:27, vocal back in at 4:04 with "it was so easy living day by day.....", continue and finish in a similar ending.

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GM243. NEW YORK STATE OF MIND - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Loosely based on the classic Billy Joel version, but in a much lower key! Suitable for lower male ranges and higher female ranges.
I've included 2 demos below - first one is the intro and the 2nd one is how it feels and sounds once the "band" kick in.

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NIGHTS ON BROADWAY key Gm 4:00
Intro and vocal in at 21 secs, vocal thru all the way as per the original, definite ending.

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GM523. NIGHTS ON BROADWAY - Gm
key - Gm - range - F to D (optional F)
Fresh and funky arrangement of this wonderful Candi Staton hit, in a manageable male key.

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NOBODY KNOWS IT BUT ME - key F 5:00
8 bar intro ; vocal thru full song format twice ; gtr solo ; verse ; chorus twice - 2nd time rall the last line and finish.

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SM23. NOBODY KNOWS (IT BUT ME)
key - F - range - F to F(only on ad libs)
Lovely song by The Tony Rich Project - reworked slightly with different chords/sounds; faster tempo and different feel.

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NOW THAT THE MAGIC HAS GONE key Em 4:54
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per ; sax solo ; vocal back in at the bridge section and continue ; double chorus and rall the last line and finish.

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GM62. NOW THAT THE MAGIC HAS GONE
key - Em - range - E to G (high male)
Fabulous Joe Cocker ballad - big and bluesy! Awesome arrangement to boot. Listen to the demo!

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OH LONESOME ME key D 3:02
8 bar intro; vocal thru; violin solo; vocal back in at "well I bet she's not like me.."; continue;
3 time tag on the last line - "Oh lonesome me..." and finish.

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GM138. OH LONESOME ME - D
key - D - range - D to D
The old country classic in a cool arrangement. Available with the solo removed.
 

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OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL key Ab 2:54
piano intro ; vocal thru as per song - 8 bar break between verses - repeat chorus and finish.

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GM88. OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to Db (optional F)- suit lower male ranges.
Cool version of the Bob Seger hit.

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ON BROADWAY key G to Ab to A to Bb 4:07
4 bar intro ; groove based first verse ; tempo kicks up!!-4 bar intro ;vocal back to beginning ; key changes - 4 bars between verses ; sax solo - 8 bar intro ; straight in to last verse after solo ; ad lib " on broadway" ; etc and finish.

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SM20. ON BROADWAY
key - G to Ab to A to Bb
Starts with a groovin' verse ; then tempo kicks up!!!! Nice dance/funky version. Suit High male range / lower female ranges.

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ON BROADWAY version 2 keys E to F to F# 3:31
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, key change to F at 39 secs - 4 bars and 2nd verse vocal in at 47 secs, key change again to F# at 1:18 and 4 bar break again, vocal in at 1:33 with verse 3, key changes back down to F for the solo at 2:04 - solo lasts for a verse, key change back up to F# at 2:35 - 4 bars and vocal in at 2:44 with verse 3 again.., for the finish simply sing "On Broadway.." or ad lib -  tight stop at the end.

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GM289. ON BROADWAY version 2
key - E to F to F# - range - B to F#
New version of the classic tune, loosely based on the George Benson version but without the extended soloing.

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN key D 2:29
8 bar intro, vocal in at 8 seconds, same form as the Willie Nelson original version.

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GM453. ON THE ROAD AGAIN - D
key - D - range - A to D
Classic country hit from Willie Nelson with this arrangement loosely based on his original version.
Same arrangement as GM452 except a full tone lower.

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN key E 2:29
8 bar intro, vocal in at 8 seconds, same form as the Willie Nelson original version.

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GM452. ON THE ROAD AGAIN - E
key - E - range - B to E
Classic country hit from Willie Nelson with this arrangement loosely based on his original version.

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ONE DAY OF YOUR LIFE key Bb to B to C 2:38
2 bar intro and vocal in at 4 secs, continue thru as per Andy Williams version, with a definite ending.

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key - Bb to B to C - range - F to G (optional B!)
Andy Williams hit song from 1970, in a fresh arrangement.

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OPEN ARMS key Bb 3:53
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, continue through as per the original Journey form.

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GM444. OPEN ARMS - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to G
Gorgeous song that scored a massive hit for Journey and also Mariah Carey. I've slowed the tempo down and arranged it for MOR orchestra - very lovely! The key should be suitable for most female ranges.
Same arrangement as GF213 except a full tone lower.

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ORDINARY ANGEL key Bb to B 4:22
16 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original Hue & Cry version.
Double chorus and end on " I am an ordinary angel".

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G37. ORDINARY ANGEL
key - Bb to B - range - F to G#
Great hit for the Scottish duo Hue & Cry.

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ORDINARY PEOPLE key F 4:58
rubato piano intro ;1 bar pickup and vocal in ; thru as per original. Ad lib the ending ; rall and finish.

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GM75. ORDINARY PEOPLE (John Legend)
key - F - range - F to G ( optional Bb!!) suitable for higher male range.
Great song from John Legend - the guy writes some good tunes and plays great as well. Here's a fab ; fresh and funky take on it.

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OUT HERE ON MY OWN key Bb 3:52
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through all the way.

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GM503. OUT HERE ON MY OWN - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to E
Easily the best song from the "Fame" movie, a superlative ballad that's superbly constructed with great lyrics. Here's a very very good piano only arrangement that will work great for an expressive male vocal.

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OUT HERE ON MY OWN key C 3:52
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through all the way.

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GM504. OUT HERE ON MY OWN - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - C to F#
Easily the best song from the "Fame" movie, a superlative ballad that's superbly constructed with great lyrics. Here's a very very good piano only arrangement that will work great for an expressive male vocal.
Same arrangement as GM503 except a full tone higher.

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PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE & KILLER key Bbm 4:17
17 bar intro and vocal in at 36 secs, continue with a verse and chorus starts at 1:11, into KILLER at 1:40 and stays with KILLER all the way. Ad libs at the end and finish.

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GM253. PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE & KILLER
key - Bbm - range - Ab to Bb
Based on a live Seal version of a medley of both these great songs. You'll find versions on Youtube.
Punchy arrangement and a great opener!

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PAST THE POINT OF RESCUE key Dm 3:45
Loosely based on the Hal Ketchum version, except a tone and a half lower.

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GM402. PAST THE POINT OF RESCUE - Dm
key - Dm - range - C - D
Great version of the Hal Ketchum hit song, slightly more acoustic/folk sounding with an accordion taking the intro lines.
Same arrangement as GM401 except a tone and a half lower.

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PAST THE POINT OF RESCUE key Fm 3:45
Loosely based on the Hal Ketchum version, in the original key.

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GM401. PAST THE POINT OF RESCUE - Fm
key - Fm - range - Eb - F
Great version of the Hal Ketchum hit song, slightly more acoustic/folk sounding with an accordion taking the intro lines.

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PERFECT LOVE Pianotrak key F 4:14
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per the Paul Carrick version; short piano solo after the bridge and vocal back in and finish.

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GM139. PERFECT LOVE Pianotrak
key - F - range - D to G
Gorgeous song from the wonderful Paul Carrick.
This is an intimate 2015 Pianotrak version.
 

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PHOTOGRAPH key E 3:50
6 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, same form as the "Concert For George" version on YouTube.

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GM264. PHOTOGRAPH
key - E - range - E to E
Ringo Starr song from his 1973 album "Ringo".
Arrangement is loosely based on the "Concert For George" live version, but in the original album version key.

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PIANO MAN key Bb 5:50
8 bar build then the Harmonica intro at 9 secs, vocal in at 31 secs, continue thru as per the original Billy Joel version form. This track is a full tone lower than the original key.

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GM372. PIANO MAN - Bb
key - Bb - range - G to F (big range!)
Wonderful Billy Joel classic in a superbly fresh arrangement. A full tone lower than the original.

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PIANO MAN key G 5:50
8 bar build then the Harmonica intro at 9 secs, vocal in at 31 secs, continue thru as per the original Billy Joel version form. This track is 2 and a half tones lower than the original key.

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GM372. PIANO MAN - G
key - Bb - range - E to D (big range, although you can keep to the upper octave rather than down in your boots for the 1st verse..)
Wonderful Billy Joel classic in a superbly fresh arrangement. 2 and a half tones lower than the original.

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PLEASE STAY key G 4:19
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to the bridge ( I loved you...) ; continue ; ad lib ending and finish.

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SM27. PLEASE STAY
key - G - range - D to D
Really fresh, different version of this old 60's classic by The Crying Shames.

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PRETTY WOMAN key E 2:56
Same format as the Roy Orbison version; but in a much lower key.

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GM92. PRETTY WOMAN - E
key - E - range - B to C# - (suit lower male ranges)
Same format as the original Roy Orbison version ; in a much lower key.

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PROUD MARY key A 2:29
6 bar intro, vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal thru two verses; then intro break; verse and double chorus; repeat “rolling...rolling……rolling on the river” and finish.

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GM515. PROUD MARY - A
key - A - range - F# to C#
A punchy new version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival hit, in a lower key.
Same arrangement as GM514 except a full tone higher.

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PROUD MARY key Bb 2:44
6 bar intro (main 4 bar intro then 2 bars); vocal thru two verses, then intro break, verse and double chorus, repeat "rolling...rolling......rolling on a river" and finish.

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GM336. PROUD MARY - Bb
key - Bb - range - G to D
Revamped version of this classic Creedence Clearwater Revival gem.

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PROUD MARY key G 2:39
The proud Mary backing track start with a 6 bar intro (main 4 bar intro then 2 bars); vocal thru two verses; then intro break; verse and double chorus; repeat “rolling...rolling……rolling on the river” and finish. This track is an all-time classic, suitable for lower range males and higher range females. Click on the link to listen to a free demo. After listening to the demo and you would like to purchase the proud Mary backing track, click buy now.

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GM89. PROUD MARY - G
key - G - range - E to B - suit lower range male /higher range female
Fresh take on the Creedence Clearwater Revival hit.

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PROUD MARY key G 2:29
6 bar intro, vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal thru two verses; then intro break; verse and double chorus; repeat “rolling...rolling……rolling on the river” and finish.

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GM514. PROUD MARY - G version 2
key - G - range - E to B - suit lower range male higher female range
A punchy new version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival hit, in a lower key.

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PULLING MUSSELS FROM A SHELL key C 4:08
Same form and key as the original SQUEEZE version.

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GM345. PULLING MUSSELS FROM A SHELL
key - C - ORIGINAL KEY
SQUEEZE (the band) song. The track is based on the original version and form but doesn't have any guitars included at all so is perfect for a guitarist and singer!

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QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO key A to Bb 3:23
10 bar intro and vocal pickup on the 11th bar at 14 secs, continue thru as per the Engelbert form, including the key change, with a definite ending.

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GM293. QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO
key - A to Bb - range - C# to Eb
Great version, loosely based on the Engelbert Humperdinck version but in a lower key!

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RED key E 4:07
2 bar intro; thru as per the original form; shorter ending and finish.

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GM118. RED
key - E - range - E to G#
Wonderful song from Daniel Merriweather in a cool trio version.
Original key.

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RED RED WINE key A 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, same form as the UB40 version but in a lower key, definite ending.

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GM313. RED RED WINE - A
key - A - range - D to D
Loosely based on the UB40 version of this Neil Diamond song, but in a lower key.

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RED RED WINE key G 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, same form as the UB40 version but in a much lower key, definite ending.

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GM314. RED RED WINE - G
key - G - range - C to C
Same arrangement as GM313 but a tone lower.

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REMINISCING key G 4:26
4 bar intro, vocal in at 11 secs, continue, same form as the MADISON AVENUE version - http://youtu.be/sTepofqS7L8

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GM254. REMINISCING
key - G - range - Eb to E
Cool take on the "Madison Avenue" version of Reminiscing. Summer grooves and great live feel!

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RETURN TO SENDER key C 2:21
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, same form as the Elvis version, in a lower key.

GM428. RETURN TO SENDER - C
key - C - range - E to D
Fresh arrangement of the Elvis Classic, with the horn section taking the backing vocal sections!
The Elvis original key is Eb. This version is suitable for lower male ranges.

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RIGHT HERE WAITING key Bb 4:11
As per Richard Marx original version.

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G38. RIGHT HERE WAITING
key - Bb - range - F to F
Wonderful Richard Marx hit ; a tone lower than the original.

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RIVERS OF BABYLON key Ab to Bb 2:54
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru same form as the Boney M version , except key change for the very last double chorus, and finish.

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GM280. RIVERS OF BABYLON
key - Ab to Bb - range - Eb to Eb (optional Ab)
Very cool arrangement of the old Boney M hit. Brighter tempo, key change for the last chorus and suitable for a higher male range.

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ROCK AND ROLL YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL key Ab 3:13
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru, double chorus and finish.

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GM383. ROCK AND ROLL YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL - Ab
key - Ab - range - Ab to C - suits lower male range
Lovely song that scored minor hits for Mike Redway and Normie Rowe in Australia. The original key is Eb.

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ROCK AND ROLL YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL key Bb 3:13
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru, double chorus and finish.

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GM384. ROCK AND ROLL YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to D - suits lower male range
Lovely song that scored minor hits for Mike Redway and Normie Rowe in Australia. The original key is Eb.
Same arrangement as GM383 except a full tone higher.

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ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK key E 2:14
1 bar intro for vocal in - "one two three o'clock"...; continue ; thru full song ; gtr solo ; vocal back in and continue - same form as original - and finish.

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GM90. ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK - E
key - E - range - E to D - suit lower range male
Fresh arrangement of the huge Bill Hailey hit.

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ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU key Ab 2:34
2 bar intro; vocal thru; ad lib where needed and finish.

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GM144. ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to C - suit lower range male
Cool take on this old hit for Johnny Rivers; but I LOVE the Jimmy Barnes version - that lazy "New Orleans-like" feel from the band is so fantastic!
 

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SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME key C 2:33
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 secs, same form as the Neil Diamond version and with a definite ending.

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GM232. SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
key - C - range - G to C (optional E)
Loosely based on the Neil Diamond version of the classic Drifters hit, hence the lower key.

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SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME (Cliff Richard) key D to E 3:48
Intro and vocal in at 19 secs, continue thru, band and guitar solo at 2:23 and key change, vocal back in at 2:41 with "you can dance, go and carry on....", repeat the last line 4 times and finish.

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GM381. SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME (Cliff Richard)
key - D to E - range - A to F#
Based on the Cliff Richard version from 1967, same form and keys.

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SEA OF HEARTBREAK key A 3:36
Based on a Joe Brown concert version - click on the YouTube link below to check it out. The key is a full tone higher.

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GM281. SEA OF HEARTBREAK
key - A - range - C# to F#
Arrangement based on a Joe Brown live version, but a full tone higher.

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SEPTEMBER MORN key Db to Eb  4:08
Piano intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal into the main tempo at 47 secs, continue thru the same form as the original, including the key change at 2:28 after the short solo, continue thru and finish.

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GM365. SEPTEMBER MORN - Db to Eb
key - Db to Eb - range - Gb to C (optional Eb)
Very lovely orchestral arrangement of the Neil Diamond classic. This is a full tone lower than the original recording key.

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SEPTEMBER MORN key Eb to F 4:08 - original key
Piano intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal into the main tempo at 47 secs, continue thru the same form as the original, including the key change at 2:28 after the short solo, continue thru and finish.

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GM364. SEPTEMBER MORN - Eb to F
key - Eb to F - range - Ab to D (optional F)
Very lovely orchestral arrangement of the Neil Diamond classic.
 

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SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL key C 2:27
4 bar intro, vocal in at 5 secs, continue thru, sax solo at 1:19, vocal back in at 1:33, continue, double chorus at the end and finish.

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GM225. SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL
key - C - range - C to C (suit lower ranges)
Cool version of the rock and roll classic - brighter in tempo and swingin!

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SHE BELIEVES IN ME key Bb 4:45
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original including the original ending.
(Nice "stop" during the last chorus).

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GM54. SHE BELIEVES IN ME - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to Eb
Great Kenny Rogers hit ; given a nice ; slower ; laidback Livetrak arrangement.

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SHE LOVES YOU key Db 2:31
chord and two bar pick up leading to chorus - "she loves you yeah yeah yeah; ;etc" ; basically the same form as the Beatles version.

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GM103. SHE LOVES YOU
key - Db - range - Bb to Db (optional Ab falsetto)
Nice arrangement of the Beatles classic. Suit lower male ranges.

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SHE'S ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME key C 3:28
Same form as the Billy Joel version except a tone and a half lower.

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GM375. SHE'S ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to F
Lovely piano only arrangement of the Billy Joel classic, a tone and a half lower than the original key.

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SHE'S ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME key Eb 3:28
Same form as the Billy Joel version.

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GM374. SHE'S ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - D to Ab
Lovely piano only arrangement of the Billy Joel classic, in the original key.

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SHE'S LIKE THE WIND key F 4:06
8 bar intro; vocal form thru as the original; ad libs at the end and definite ending - back to the intro and finish.

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GM113. SHE'S LIKE THE WIND
key - F (Dminor) - range - F to D (optional A at the very end (female BV in the original takes this)
Really cool arrangement of the Patrick Swayze hit from "Dirty Dancing".
A tone lower than than the original.

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SHOUT key C 3:03
piano fill and cue for vocal in; into tempo and thru as per the LULU version; same big finish!
TIP - once the track kicks in it's not easy to get the vocal in so the best option is to leave 2 beats and then come in - ie instead of singing "you know you make me wanna" simply sing"you make me wanna.." and you're in!

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GM140. SHOUT - C
key - C - range - G to G (optional top C falsetto!!)
I know what you're thinking........... it works for the guys!! honest!
The old Lulu classic in a cool arrangement.........and a male key!!!!
EASY TIP  - once the tempo track starts then vocal could come in after the 2nd beat - "you make me wanna shout!".
 

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SIMPLE MAN key C 2:20
Same form as the original Graham Nash version, fiddle solo included.

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GM445. SIMPLE MAN
key - C - range - original key
Cover version of the Graham Nash (from Crosby Stills and Nash fame) song.

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SIMPLY THE BEST key Ab to Bb 5:07
4 bar intro, vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru as per the original except No Sax Solo - so go right into the Chorus at the key change - you can even leave a bar before you come in, there's a great breakdown section for "audience participation" as well at 3:38. So after the key change the chorus is 3 times in total and finish.

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GM294. SIMPLY THE BEST
key - Ab to Bb - range - Eb to Eb (optional F)
Great arrangement of the massive Tina Turner hit, in a manageable male key.
Please note this version does not contain a SAX SOLO or soloing space. Same song form without the solo section.

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SMOOTH OPERATOR key Gm 4:17
bass pickup and 8 bar intro, vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the original Sade form.

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GM484. SMOOTH OPERATOR - Gm
key - Gm - range - D to D
Classic Sade hit in a typical male range! Also available with the sax removed via the No Solo section.

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SO BEGINS THE TASK key C 3:45
Same form except for double chorus at the end and finish - no extended soloing. Original key.

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GM446. SO BEGINS THE TASK
key - C - range - original key
Cover version of the Stephen Stills song from his 1972 album Manassas.

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SOLITAIRE key Bb 5:23
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru - vocal all the way thru the song. Repeat the chorus the at 4:03, rall the last line at 4:54 and finish.

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GM255. SOLITAIRE - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Neil Sedaka's songs are always a joy to play and sing, and they don't come much better than this wonderful ballad, in a very lovely piano only arrangement.

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SOLITAIRE key Db 4:45
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, continue through the song, at 4:00 sing " and solitaire's the only game in town.. and every road that takes him, takes him down...... while life goes on around him everywhere..... he's playing solitaire" and finish.

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GM442. SOLITAIRE - Db groove
key - Db - range - Db to Gb
Fabulous R n B groove based reworking of this Neil Sedaka gem, with cool synth lead lines, Rhodes piano, gritty snare and a great groove. Same arrangement as GF207 except a full tone lower.

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SOLITARY MAN key Dm 2:56
same form as the Neil Diamond except double chorus at the end and finish.
A full tone lower than the original version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM163. SOLITARY MAN
key - Dm - range - C to D
Neil Diamond song; fresh arrangement with a double chorus at the end and definite ending.
A tone lower than the original.
 

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SOME FANTASTIC PLACE key G 4:36
Same form and key as the original SQUEEZE version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM345. SOME FANTASTIC PLACE
key - G - ORIGINAL KEY
SQUEEZE (the band) song. The track is based on the original version and form but doesn't have any guitars included at all so is perfect for a guitarist and singer!

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SOMETHING ABOUT THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT key Gb 3:46
same form as the Elton John version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM171. SOMETHING ABOUT THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
key - Gb - range - Gb to Gb
Elton John hit in the cover key. Livetrak arrangement.
 

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SOMETHING'S GOTTEN HOLD OF MY HEART key Dm 3:49
Same form as the Gene Pitney version but in a lower key.

MP3 DEMO:
GM176. SOMETHING'S GOTTEN HOLD OF MY HEART
key - Dm - range - (optional A) C# to F
Cool arrangement of this massive hit for Gene Pitney. In a much lower key; but still a big range!
 

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SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH key A 4:14
3 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 12 seconds, continue through the full song and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM506. SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH - A Pianotrak
key - A - range - B to D
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Dan Hill worldwide hit, more suitable for a lower male range.
Same arrangement as GM505 except a full tone higher.

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SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH key G 4:14
3 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 12 seconds, continue through the full song and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM505. SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH - G Pianotrak
key - G - range - A to C
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Dan Hill worldwide hit, more suitable for a lower male range.

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 SONG SUNG BLUE key Db 3:38
4 bar intro, vocal thru as per the original form, back to the intro and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM195. SONG SUNG BLUE
key - Db - range - Ab to Db
Loosely based on the original Neil Diamond version, but with a definite ending.

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SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD key Gm 3:38
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per "BLUE" version ; harmonica solo ; vocal back in for last verse and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM60. SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD
key - Gm - range - Bb to Bb (falsetto).
Really cool take on the Elton John classic - the format is based on the recent BLUE boyband version but the arrangement is all mine.
Note - high Male key and also suitable for lower Female ranges.

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SOS (STOP HER ON SIGHT) key D 2:40
6 bar intro as per the original, vocal in at 11 secs, continue thru as per the original form, 4 time repeat of "hey hey I'm sending........out an SOS" and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM214. SOS (STOP HER ON SIGHT)
key - D - range - A to F# (optional B falsetto)
Great arrangement of this great song from Edwin Starr, in a much lower key.
The male lead can do all the parts and sing the song right thru - no female BV's needed.

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SPANISH EYES key A to B to Ab 3:14
Orchestral intro and vocal in 14 secs, continue thru as per the Jerry Vale version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM357. SPANISH EYES
key - A to B then Ab - range - B to F#
Based on the Jerry Vale arrangement, which is really very good with a good use of key changes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a1gL9-AMtc

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SPEED OF THE SOUND OF LONELINESS key A 3:26
16 bar intro and vocal in at 23 seconds, continue through as per the original John Prine form, guitar solo at 1:56, vocal back in at 2:18 with the last verse and chorus, repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM460. SPEED OF THE SOUND OF LONELINESS - A
key - A - range - E to C#
John Prine song from his album "German Afternoons".
Same arrangement as GM459 except a full tone higher.

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SPEED OF THE SOUND OF LONELINESS key G 3:26
16 bar intro and vocal in at 23 seconds, continue through as per the original John Prine form, guitar solo at 1:56, vocal back in at 2:18 with the last verse and chorus, repeat the last line 3 times and finish. Original key.

MP3 DEMO:
GM459. SPEED OF THE SOUND OF LONELINESS - G
key - G - range - D to B
John Prine song from his album "German Afternoons".

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SPOOKY key Dm 3:07
8 bar intro (4 bar pickup then 4 for the key and groove to settle!); vocal thru as per; SOLO moves to Gm - gtr solo -  then back to Dm for the vocal to come back in; continue; tag the last line/ad lib the ending and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM104. SPOOKY - Dm
key Dm - range - D to D
Great tune - groovy vibe!
 

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STAGGER LEE key Bb 2:41
piano intro into the colla verse and into tempo ; same form as the original and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM128. STAGGER LEE - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to D
Huge r'n'b hit back in the 50's for Lloyd Price; in a lower male key.

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STAIRWAY OF LOVE key F to F# 2:01
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to the bridge at 1:17, key change for the last verse, repeat "the stairway of love" 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM282. STAIRWAY OF LOVE
key F to F# - range - C to D#
Corny old hit covered by Marty Robbins, Alma Coogan and Michael Holliday.

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STAND BY ME key Eb 3:05
8 bar intro; vocal thru - same form as the original version; includes the short string instrumental;
continue with the chorus and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM147. STAND BY ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
The classic Ben E King hit in a cool fresh arrangement.
 

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STOP LOVING ME ; STOP LOVING YOU key F 4:41
chord - vocal straight in with chorus ; format the same as the Daryl Hall version. Solo included. Double chorus at the end and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
SM5. STOP LOVING ME STOP LOVING YOU
key -F - range - C to F
obscure Marvin Gaye hit; also sung by Daryl Hall on the 'SOUL ALONE" album.

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STREETS OF LONDON key E 3:13
intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue, next verse at 1:03, short solo break at 1:53, vocal back in at 2:06 with the last verse, repeat the last line "I'll show you something.. .that'll make you change your mind.." at 2:56 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM215. STREETS OF LONDON - E
key - E - range - B to B
Wonderful Ralph McTell song in a lower key.
This arrangement is loosely based on a Glen Campbell version.

 

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SUDDENLY key Am 3:12
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per Billy Ocean version -there is no chorus repeat at the end.

MP3 DEMO:
SM15. SUDDENLY
KEY - Am - range - D to G
Billy Ocean ballad

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SUMMER IN DUBLIN key Cm 4:35
Loosely based on the Nathan Carter live version, same form and tempo changes.

MP3 DEMOS:
key - Cm - range - C to Eb
GM462. DEMO 1
GM462. DEMO 2
GM462. DEMO 3

Big song for the hugely popular Irish star Nathan Carter. 3 demos to check out, showing the different feels in the song but check out the live version on YouTube, click the link above.
Same arrangement as GM461 except two full tones lower.

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SUMMER IN DUBLIN key Em 4:35
Loosely based on the Nathan Carter live version, same form and tempo changes, original key.

MP3 DEMOS:
key - Em - range - E to G
GM461. DEMO 1
GM461. DEMO 2
GM461. DEMO 3

Big song for the hugely popular Irish star Nathan Carter, in the original live key. 3 demos to check out, showing the different feels in the song but check out the live version on YouTube, click the link above.

 

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SUMMER, HIGHLAND FALLS key F 3:19
Copy version of the Billy Joel song from his1976 album "Turnstiles". Original key with a definite ending.

MP3 DEMO: 2 demos here - demo 1 is the piano intro, demo 2 is the main song.
GM403. SUMMER, HIGHLAND FALLS demo 1
GM403. SUMMER, HIGHLAND FALLS demo 2

key - F - range - F to G
Fantastic copy version of this Billy Joel classic.

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SUPERSTAR key Dm 4:41
Piano fills into an orchestral intro, into tempo, vocal in at 30 seconds, continue through as per the Carpenters form, orchestral solo at 1:53, vocal back in at 2:24 with "loneliness....is such a sad affair....", continue through the verse and chorus, repeat the chorus at 3:52, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM447. SUPERSTAR - Dm
key - Dm - range - D to F
Gorgeous orchestral ballad arrangement of this Leon Russell gem, covered by the Carpenters, Luther Vandross and many great singers.
Same arrangement as GF217 except 3 semitones lower. Suitable for higher male ranges.

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SUSPICIOUS MINDS key Db 3:29
2 bar intro; vocal thru all the way; same form as the Elvis version; chorus repeats and rall the last line - phrase with the band - and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM121. SUSPICIOUS MINDS Db
key - Db - range - Db to Db
The massive Elvis hit in a lower key!

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SWEET CAROLINE key A 3:37
Same form as the original Neil Diamond version. End with "Sweet .......Caroline" at 3:14 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM271. SWEET CAROLINE - A
key - A - range - (E!) B to D - suit lower male range
Neil Diamond must have made his fortune from this one song! Seems everyone in the world knows it...
This arrangement is loosely based on the original but with a definite ending.

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SWEET CAROLINE key C 3:37
Same form as the original Neil Diamond version. End with "Sweet .......Caroline" at 3:14 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM272. SWEET CAROLINE - C
key - C - range - (G) D to F - typical male key.
Same arrangement and form as GM271 but in a higher key. Loosely based on the original version but with a definite ending.

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SWEET HOME ALABAMA key Bb (Eb) 3:44
8 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru - no soloing space - vocal all the way and double chorus at the end and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM269. SWEET HOME ALABAMA - Bb
key - Bb (Eb for the purist fans..) - range - G to D (F ad libs...)
The Lynyrd Skynyrd song that scored a big hit for the band. Here's a fresh take on it, in a lower key - the original key is D.
For the purists out there - I know there's a conflict about whether the original is in the key of D or G, suffice to say I'm hearing it resolve on D.....

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SWEET SOUL MUSIC key F 2:12
same intro and same form as the Wilson Pickett version. Back to the intro for the finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM132. SWEET SOUL MUSIC - F
key - F - range - C to D (suit lower male range)
The classic soul hit in a more manageable key!
 

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TAKE ME I'M YOURS key Gm 2:58
Same form and key as the original SQUEEZE version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM346. TAKE ME I'M YOURS
key - Gm - ORIGINAL KEY
SQUEEZE (the band) song. The track is based on the original version and form but doesn't have any guitars included at all so is perfect for a guitarist and singer!

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TAKE THAT MEDLEY - Could It Be Magic & Relight My Fire
keys - both in D - 5:44
8 bar intro ; vocal thru the full version of COULD IT BE MAGIC ( including the 4 bar break between verses) ;intro for RELIGHT MY FIRE ; verse ; chorus ; 4 bar break ; verse ; chorus twice - extend the last line - key change and sing " COULD IT BE MAGIC" twice with music ; key change again to original key and sing " COULD IT BE MAGIC" twice again then full chorus for COULD IT BE MAGIC. Finish with " could it be magic................. now!!".
( it's actually easy to catch!! honest!!)

MP3 DEMOS:
GM70. TAKE THAT MEDLEY - COULD IT BE MAGIC demo - key - both in D - range - F# to F# (suit high male range)
GM70. TAKE THAT MEDLEY - RELIGHT MY FIRE demo - A Medley of two of TAKE THAT's biggest hits in the 90's.

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS key D 3:16
Piano arpeggio and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the original Aaron Neville version, with a definite ending.

MP3 DEMO:
GM509. TELL IT LIKE IT IS - D
key - D - range - D to D (optional F# falsetto)
Big hit for Aaron Neville back in 1967, similar arrangement.
Same arrangement as GM508 except a tone and a half lower.

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS key F 3:16
Piano arpeggio and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the original Aaron Neville version, in the original key, with a definite ending.

MP3 DEMO:
GM508. TELL IT LIKE IT IS - F
key - F - range - F to F (optional A falsetto)
Big hit for Aaron Neville back in 1967, similar arrangement in the original key.

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TEMPTED key B 4:04
Same form and key as the original SQUEEZE version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM347. TEMPTED
key - B - ORIGINAL KEY
SQUEEZE (the band) song. The track is based on the original version and form but doesn't have any guitars included at all so is perfect for a guitarist and singer!

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THANKS GOD I'M A COUNTRY BOY key F 3:07
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per the John Denver version with a shorter definite ending.

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GM180. THANK GOD I'M A COUNTRY BOY
key - F - range  - F to D
Massive John Denver hit; in a lower key; in a fresh arrangement with the long pauses at the end (in tempo) and a definite ending.

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THANK YOU key D 4:17
8 bar intro and vocal in at 27 seconds, vocal through, 4 bar break at 1:45, vocal back in at 1:59 and continue through.  Based on the Chris Cornell acoustic version - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OiL7H262EU

MP3 DEMO:
GM463. THANK YOU
Key - D - range - E to A (optional B) - big range!
Acoustic guitars only, based on the unplugged Chris Cornell cover version of the Led Zeppelin song, original key.
 

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THAT IS ALL key Bb 4:41
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru as per the Andy Williams version. Definite ending.

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key - Bb - range - D to G
Andy Williams cover of a George Harrison song, from his 1973 "Solitaire" album. This arrangement is loosely based on that version.
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THAT'S ALRIGHT MAMA key Eb 2:23
4 bar intro; vocal thru 2 verses and chorus; Hammond solo; vocal back in with 3 verses and chorus and finish!

MP3 DEMO:
GM123. THAT'S ALRIGHT MAMA - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
Really cool and funky arrangement of the old Elvis blues hit!

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