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

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

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

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

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

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

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COPACABANA key Gm 3:16
4 bar intro, vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru 2 verses and choruses, no instrumental break - right into the last verse and chorus at 2:01, continue, and finish.

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M1658. COPACABANA - Gm GuitarTrak
key - Gm - range - D to Eb
Wonderful acoustic guitar and upright bass version of the huge Barry Manilow hit. Stays in tempo all the way and I've taken out the solo section ("copa......copacabana........always in fashion.. etc") so it's a vocal all the way.

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HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY key G 4:03
8 bar intro and vocal in at 24 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:54, vocal back in at 2:19 with "here's that rainy day they told me about..", continue, tag the last line, rall and finish.

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M1659. HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY - G orchestral
key - G - range - D to E
2018 reworked orchestral arrangement, very 70's sounding with a hammond organ providing lovely chord lines, of this well loved classic standard. Covered by all the very best singers!

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HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY key Eb 4:03
8 bar intro and vocal in at 24 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:54, vocal back in at 2:19 with "here's that rainy day they told me about..", continue, tag the last line, rall and finish.

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M1660. HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY - Eb orchestral
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
2018 reworked orchestral arrangement, very 70's sounding with a hammond organ providing lovely chord lines, of this well loved classic standard. Covered by all the very best singers! Same arrangement as M1659 except 2 full tones lower.

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HOW ABOUT YOU key G 3:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:32 with "I love a fireside, when a storm is due...", continue through and at 3:12 sing "I like it how about.....I like it how about......I like it how about you" and finish.

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M1661. HOW ABOUT YOU - G Trio
key - G - range - E to E
Classic Trio arrangement of this classic standard.

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HOW ABOUT YOU key G 3:37 PIANO SOLO REMOVED!
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:32 with "I love a fireside, when a storm is due...", continue through and at 3:12 sing "I like it how about.....I like it how about......I like it how about you" and finish.

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M1661. HOW ABOUT YOU - G Trio
key - G - range - E to E
Classic Trio arrangement of this classic standard.

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HOW ABOUT YOU key F 3:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:32 with "I love a fireside, when a storm is due...", continue through and at 3:12 sing "I like it how about.....I like it how about......I like it how about you" and finish.

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M1662. HOW ABOUT YOU - F Trio
key - F - range - D to D
Classic Trio arrangement of this classic standard. Same arrangement as M1661 except a full tone lower.

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HOW ABOUT YOU key F 3:37 PIANO SOLO REMOVED!
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:32 with "I love a fireside, when a storm is due...", continue through and at 3:12 sing "I like it how about.....I like it how about......I like it how about you" and finish.

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M1662. HOW ABOUT YOU - F Trio
key - F - range - D to D
Classic Trio arrangement of this classic standard. Same arrangement as M1661 except a full tone lower.

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I KEEP GOING BACK TO JOE'S key Bb 4:05
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal through, short piano solo at 2:11, vocal back in at the bridge section at 2:46 with "now I'll pray you'll walk back in.......", continue, no rall and finish.

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M1663. I KEEP GOING BACK TO JOE'S - Bb
key - Bb - range - A to D
Fabulous song, covered by Nat King Cole, Mark Murphy, Curtis Stigers, Kurt Elling - all the very coolest of guys!
Great Trio arrangement. Same arrangement as M941 except a full tone lower.

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I'LL ONLY MISS HER WHEN I THINK OF HER key F 4:56
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue through, short piano solo at 2:24 and vocal back in at 2:29 with "likely I'll spend my days...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1664. I'LL ONLY MISS HER WHEN I THINK OF HER - F
key - F - range - Ab to D (optional Eb)
Gorgeous Trio arrangement of this wonderful ballad from Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen.
Same arrangement as M907, reworked, slowed down and the key lowered by a full tone.
 

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I'M A FOOL TO WANT YOU key Cm 4:36
4 bar intro and the vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:49 back to the bridge "time and time again I said....", continue, at 4:09 slow the last line and finish.

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M1665. I'M A FOOL TO WANT YOU - Cm
key - Cm - range - Gb to C (optional D)
Wonderful torch ballad, co written by Sinatra, in a moody Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M802 except reworked, slightly faster in tempo and a full tone lower.

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IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH key Bb 2:17
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through main theme twice, swing accordion solo at 1:23, vocal back in at 1:40 with "It's a great day for the shamrock, for the flags in full aray..", continue through and at 1:59 extend the last line - "it's a great........great.......... great..... great........day......" and finish. MAIN THEME ONLY

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M1666. IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH
key - Bb - range - D to D
From the 1940 movie "Little Nellie Kelly" and sung wonderfully by Judy Garland, this corny old gem certainly lifts your mood when you hear it. It's a cool arrangement but it's the well known main theme only.

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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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MEDITATION key Bb 3:19
8 bar intro, vocal in at 16 secs, continue through, accordion solo at 2:08, vocal back in at 2:23 with "I will wait for you..", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1668. MEDITATION - Bb version 2
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Reworked acoustic quartet arrangement, featuring wonderful accordion lines, of this Antonio Carlos Jobim gem.

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MEDITATION key C 3:21
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, jazz guitar solo at 2:11, vocal back in at 2:25 with "I will wait for you....", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1669. MEDITATION - C Quartet
key - C - range - C to D
Reworked 2018 version of this classic Bossa Nova gem. Wonderful acoustic guitar trio plus a classic jazz guitar sound and cool lines.
 

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MISTY key Eb 3:43
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, at 2:11 go back to "you can say that you're leading me on...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1670. MISTY - Eb smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Fabulous groove based Trio arrangement of this jazz classic, scored a massive worldwide hit for Johnny Mathis and of course written by the great Erroll Garner.

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MUSICAL GENOCIDE key Ebm 3:19
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, vocal through - no solos, similar version and form as the original album version but no soloing and a definite ending. Original key.

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M1671. MUSICAL GENOCIDE
key - Ebm - range - Bb to Eb (optional Gb and  Ab top notes)
Great song from the Gregory Porter album "Liquid Spirit". A very similar arrangement in the original key.

 

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RETURN TO PARADISE key C 3:52
16 bar intro and vocal in at 38 seconds, vocal through as per the Shirley Horn version - no solo - vocal back in at 2:15 go back to "velvet moon above...", continue and finish or ad lib ending.

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M1672. RETURN TO PARADISE - C Trio
key - C - range - C to E
Fabulous gem from the Shirley Horn album "Here's To Life". Wonderful Trio and percussion arrangement, great playing and a wonderful groove!

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RETURN TO PARADISE key Bb 3:52
16 bar intro and vocal in at 38 seconds, vocal through as per the Shirley Horn version - no solo - vocal back in at 2:15 go back to "velvet moon above...", continue and finish or ad lib ending.

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M1673. RETURN TO PARADISE - Bb Trio
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Fabulous gem from the Shirley Horn album "Here's To Life". Wonderful Trio and percussion arrangement, great playing and a wonderful groove! Same arrangement as M1672 except a full tone lower.

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ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY version 2 keys Ab to A to Bb 3:36
3 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, piano and vocal only, once through, big band kicks in and a key change to A and vocal in at 1:28, continue through again, key change at 2:35 to Bb and sing "weep no more my lady... sing that song again for me..", continue, from 3:04 sing " Di-----xie--------melo------, Di-----xie--------melo------, Di-----xie--------melo------dy------" and finish.

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M1674. ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY version 2
keys - Ab to A to Bb - range - Bb to Eb (optional F)
Very much based on the Jerry Lewis and Sammy Davis Jnr live Telethon version from 1988, a full tone down from their version. 2 demos below - piano only 1st time on demo 1 and demo 2 the band kicks in....
DEMO 1

DEMO 2

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SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME key F 2:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:28 sing.... "show me the way to go home.......", show me the way to go home.." then "show...........me...........the ..........way...........to go home....." and finish.

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M1675. SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME - F
key - F - range - F to C
Great Big Band arrangement of this very old and corny gem. I've slowed the tempo right down and it works great at this tempo with lovely lazy big band lines, horn hits and a great overall feel.
 

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SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME key G 2:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:28 sing.... "show me the way to go home.......", show me the way to go home.." then "show...........me...........the ..........way...........to go home....." and finish.

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M1676. SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME - G
key - G - range - G to D
Great Big Band arrangement of this very old and corny gem. I've slowed the tempo right down and it works great at this tempo with lovely lazy big band lines, horn hits and a great overall feel.
Same arrangement as M1675 except a full tone higher.

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ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA key Bb 2:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M1677. ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA - Ab
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Another old gem in a cool and swinging Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M866 except a full tone lower.

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SUNDAY key Bb 2:18
Drums fill and 4 bar intro, vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:03 and vocal back in at 1:29 with "then comes Thursday...", continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M1678. SUNDAY - Bb
key - Bb - range - C to D
Great trio arrangement of this jazz favourite.  Covered by all the great singers but my favourite version is by Carmen McRae.

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THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC key Eb 2:42
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through the full song - no solo - at 1:27 the vocal goes back to "I should stay away...", continue through, at 2:12 repeat "in a spin.....loving that spin I'm in.......under that old black magic called love", and at 2:20 sing again "in a spin.....loving that spin I'm in.......under that old.............black.........magic.........called........love" and finish.

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M1679. THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Eb version 3
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Very cool Trio arrangement of the popular classic standard, bright tempo at 220bpm and it swings great at this tempo.

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THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC key Db 2:42
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through the full song - no solo - at 1:27 the vocal goes back to "I should stay away...", continue through, at 2:12 repeat "in a spin.....loving that spin I'm in.......under that old black magic called love", and at 2:20 sing again "in a spin.....loving that spin I'm in.......under that old.............black.........magic.........called........love" and finish.

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M1680. THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Db
key - Db - range - Ab to Db
Very cool Trio arrangement of the popular classic standard, bright tempo at 220bpm and it swings great at this tempo.
Same arrangement as M1679 except a full tone lower.

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THE LADY IS A TRAMP key C 2:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:57 sing "that's why the lady..... that's why the lady.... that's why the lady is a tramp" and finish.

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M1681. THE LADY IS A TRAMP - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to D (optional E)
Fabulously quirky piano only arrangement of the classic standard! Stays in tempo all the way, with cool chord changes - particularly the 2nd time through, bass line riffs and light fills to spice things up.. and at a great tempo!

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THE LADY IS A TRAMP key Bb 2:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:57 sing "that's why the lady..... that's why the lady.... that's why the lady is a tramp" and finish.

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M1682. THE LADY IS A TRAMP - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - A to C (optional D)
Fabulously quirky piano only arrangement of the classic standard! Stays in tempo all the way, with cool chord changes - particularly the 2nd time through, bass line riffs and light fills to spice things up.. and at a great tempo!
Same arrangement as M1681 except a full tone lower.

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THE LORELIE key Eb 3:00
Orchestral intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru as per the original version with the same ending included.

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M1683. THE LORELIE - Eb
key - F# - range - Bb to D
Beautiful seldom heard song, covered by Jack Jones back in the 60's.
Gorgeous reworked 2019 arrangement, the same form as the original Jack Jones version but 3 semitones lower.

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YOU DON'T KNOW ME key C 3:30
4 bar intro (half time feel), vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:14 go back to "I never knew the art of making love.....", continue and ad lib ending / finish.

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M1684. YOU DON'T KNOW ME - C smooth
key - C - range - B to E
Smooth TRIO grooves for this fresh arrangement of the RAY CHARLES hit, covered by everyone.

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ALL THE TIME key Bb 4:08
4 bar intro and the vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal continues through, oboe solo at 2:40, vocal back in at 3:08 with "all the time, all the waste of time......all the years...", continue and finish.
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GM518. ALL THE TIME - Bb
key - Bb - range - C to Eb
Wonderful 2018 arrangement of the Barry Manilow song. A full tone lower than the original Manilow key.
 

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ANGRY key Ab 2:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 5 seconds, short guitar solo at 50 seconds, vocal back in at 1:02, same form as the original Frank Pisani version.

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GM519. ANGRY
key - Ab - range - Eb to C
Great 1957 rock n roll gem from Frank Pisani. Original key and form

 

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CANDLE IN THE WIND key E 3:50
2 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, then vocal through as per the Elton John version, repeat "your candle burned out long before...." and finish.

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GM520. CANDLE IN THE WIND - E Pianotrak
key - E - range - B to E
The Elton John classic, in the original key and piano only arrangement.

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CANDLE IN THE WIND key D 3:50
2 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, then vocal through as per the Elton John version, repeat "your candle burned out long before...." and finish.

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GM521. CANDLE IN THE WIND - D Pianotrak
key - D - range - A to D
The Elton John classic, in a piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as GM520 except a full tone lower.

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CUPID key F 2:46
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru as per the original format, but with a definite ending.

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GM522. CUPID - F
key - F - range - D to F (optional G)
Fresh 2018 arrangement of the Sam Cooke gem, a full tone down from the original key.

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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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WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN key F 3:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through as per the Michael Bolton live version form - no key change after the bridge, continue through as per the youtube link form.

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GM524. WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN - F
key - F - range - C to F (optional G)
Fresh version of the classic Percy Sledge song and I've only highlighted the Bolton version purely for the form of the arrangement. My version is quicker, it doesn't have a key change and is in a very manageable male key.
 

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WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN key F 3:58 LEAD GUITAR REMOVED!
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through as per the Michael Bolton live version form - no key change after the bridge, continue through as per the youtube link form.

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GM524 no solo. WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN - F
key - F - range - C to F (optional G)
Fresh version of the classic Percy Sledge song and I've only highlighted the Bolton version purely for the form of the arrangement. My version is quicker, it doesn't have a key change and is in a very manageable male key.

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