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ON THE ROAD AGAIN.key - C 2:35
8 bar intro; vocal thru ; short solo ; vocal back in at bridge ; repeat the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M33.ON THE ROAD AGAIN
key - C - range - G to D
Big Band version of this Willie Nelson hit.

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ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE key Bb 5:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru the song - no solo - back to "and oh.. the towering feeling..." at 3:06, continue thru, rall the last line at 4:21 and finish.

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M1064. ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Beautifully laidback piano only arrangement of this classic song from MY FAIR LADY.

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ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET key C 3:03
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo - length the last line - "on the sunny................side......of.....the street............." and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M879. ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
key - C - range - C to E
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of this great old gem.

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ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET key Bb 3:26
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 6 secs with the verse, into the tempo and into the main theme at 54 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:34 with " I used to walk....in the shade....", continue thru, at 3:05 extend the last line - "on the su-------nny----------side-----of----the-----street.." and finish.

M1295. ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET verse included - Bb
key - Bb -range - Bb to D
Very lovely TRIO arrangement that includes the verse. Check out Barbara Cook's version for the verse..
Same arrangement as M1294 except a full tone lower.

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ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET key C 3:26
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 6 secs with the verse, into the tempo and into the main theme at 54 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:34 with " I used to walk....in the shade....", continue thru, at 3:05 extend the last line - "on the su-------nny----------side-----of----the-----street.." and finish.

M1294. ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET verse included - C
key - C -range - C to E
Very lovely TRIO arrangement that includes the verse. Check out Barbara Cook's version for the verse..

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ON THE WAY TO CAPE MAY key F 3:47
4 bar intro, vocal in at 9 secs with the verse and then into the main theme at 25 secs, continue thru 3 times and finish.

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M890. ON THE WAY TO CAPE MAY
key - F - range - C to C
Corny hit covered by Al Alberts and the Four Aces.

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ONCE BEFORE I GO key G to Ab 4:18
2 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru as per Don Lane version and finish.

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M1094. ONCE MORE BEFORE I GO
key - G to Ab - range - A to Eb
Great Peter Allen song but this arrangement is loosely based on the Don Lane version, so it's suitable for a fairly typical male range. Starts off very quietly but builds to a really big orchestral finish.

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ONCE I LOVED key F 3:09
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo over first " A" section ; vocal back in ; continue ; tag the last line ; ad lib and finish.

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M233. ONCE I LOVED
key - F - range - C# to F
REALTRAK arrangement of this neglected and awesome Jobim gem. Sung by Ella ; Vic Damone ; Sinatra ; et al.

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME key Eb 2:15
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at " just once in a lifetime.... I feel like a giant.." ; continue and finish.

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M418. ONCE IN A LIFETIME
key - Eb - range - Ab to F (big range!)
Awesome Realtrak Quartet superfast Latin arrangement!!! This really great song was a huge hit for Anthony Newley.

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME key Eb 3:50
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru, short piano solo, vocal back in at 2:13 with "and this is my moment...my once in a lifetime...when I can..", continue and rall the last line then repeat it and finish big!!

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M873. ONCE IN A LIFETIME version 2
key - Eb - range - Bb to F 
Lovely ballad arrangement of this great song, covered by all the greats - Bobby Darin, Sammy Davis Jnr, Anthony Newley.

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ONCE IN A WHILE key Eb 3:11
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - vocal back to " in loves..smouldering embers.. " ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M110. ONCE IN A WHILE
key - Eb - range - D to D
Wonderful ballad with a great change of key in the bridge.
Sung by all the greats.

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ONCE IN A WHILE key C 3:21
4 bar intro; vocal thru - short piano solo - vocal back to "in loves...... smouldering embers..."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M783. ONCE IN A WHILE - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to B 
I've always loved this lovely song and here's an intimate 2016 Pianotrak to set the mood!

 
 
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ONCE UPON A TIME key Bb 4:16
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - vocal back to " how the breeze..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M327. ONCE UPON A TIME
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful song ; covered by Bobby Darin ; Tony Bennett ; et al ; in a quality Livetrak arrangement.

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ONCE UPON A TIME  key Bb 3:28
Intro and then vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru once only and finish.

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M1110. ONCE UPON A TIME - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful song, sung by Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Sinatra, etc in a classy piano only arrangement, no tempo in mind, but perfect for a quality vocal.

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ONE key Eb 3:15
8 bar intro and vocal in at 20 secs, vocal thru, short piano solo and vocal back in at 1:56 with "one smile and suddenly...", continue thru and tag the last line at 2:48 and finish.

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key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Great tune from the musical "A Chorus Line". Here's a very cool trio arrangement.
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ONE FOR MY BABY key Eb 4:32
bar pickup and 4 bar intro ; vocal thru song ; no solo - back to " you'd never know it... but buddy..." ; continue and end aka Sinatra finish.

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M552. ONE FOR MY BABY - Eb
key - Eb (and G) - range - C - E
Fabulously bluesy arrangement of this gem. Sinatra's version is probably the most popular but this version works great - do it your way! Tony Bennett did a version in a similar tempo..

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ONE FOR MY BABY key C 3:36
4 bar intro ; vocal thru all the way!! Sticks close to the intimate Sinatra version.
Pianotrak arrangement.

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M295. ONE FOR MY BABY
key - C - range - (G optional) - A to C#
Sinatra's saloon song! Pianotrak arrangement.

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ONE NOTE SAMBA key Bb 2:07
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " there are many people who.." ; continue ; repeat the last line and dead stop.

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M249. ONE NOTE SAMBA - Bb
key - Bb - range - Ab to Eb
Jobim at his best!! Incredible Realtrak full band arrangement of this Latin classic. sung by Sinatra ; Ella and co!

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ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART key Bb 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal continue through, piano solo at 1:28, vocal back in at 1:59 with "just wait...", continue through and finish, ad lib over the outro.

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M1622. ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Great song from Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodsky, well known amongst musicians and singers of standards.
Lightly swinging Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1621 except a full tone lower.

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ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART key C 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal continue through, piano solo at 1:28, vocal back in at 1:59 with "just wait...", continue through and finish, ad lib over the outro.

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M1621. ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART - C
key - C - range - C to D
Great song from Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodsky, well known amongst musicians and singers of standards.
Lightly swinging Trio arrangement.

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ORANGE COLOURED SKY key Bb 2:23
4 bar intro; vocal thru (without the end tag section); short piano solo ; vocal back in at "one look and I yell timber...."; continue and include the end section tag.

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M736. ORANGE COLOURED SKY - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to Eb (optional "F" top note)
Cool quartet arrangement of the classic Nat King Cole hit; including the tag at the very end. 

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OUR DAY WILL COME key G 3:23
8 bar intro; vocal thru; fender rhodes solo; vocal back in at "no one can tell me that I'm too young.."; continue; repeat our day will come and finish.

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M651. OUR DAY WILL COME - G
key - G - range - D to D 
Classy tune in a cool latin-esque Realtrak arrangement.

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OUR DAY WILL COME version 2 key G 2:31

Our day will come backing track is a wonderful song and this version starts off with a 4 bar introduction and vocals in at 7 seconds, continue thru – note, extra bar at 58 seconds, band solo at 1:04, vocals back in at 1:18 with “no one can tell me that I’m too young to know..” continue thru, extra bar again at 1:54, repeat the last line a few times, rall the last line again then finish. This has a great standard swing arrangement that is based on his James Darren version, from his album “Because Of You”.

To listen to a short preview of this fantastic song, click on the MP3 demo link below. Once you’ve listened to the short demo and you like the arrangement of our day will come backing track, click buy now. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the best providers in unique backing tracks for musicians.

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M1178. OUR DAY WILL COME version 2
 

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - key - D 3:39
orchestral intro ; vocal pickup and thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " but oh my dear..."vocal cue and finish.

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M34. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
key - D - range - A to C#
Wonderful and timeless Gershwin song.
 

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key Eb 3:24
4 bar intro with vocal pickup at 9 seconds, vocal through the song, short solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "the radio.....and the telephone....", continue, repeat "our love is here to" twice then the full last line and finish.

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M1433. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
A gem of a standard in an intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as M452 except a full tone lower.

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key Eb to E 3:44
6 bar intro and vocal in at 18 secs, vocal thru,

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M1312. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - Eb to E
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to D#
Lovely arrangement of this classic Gershwins' tune, loosely based on a Barry Manilow version, same keys but with a full orchestral intro.
 

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key F 3:24
4 bar intro with vocal pickup at 9 seconds, vocal through the song, short solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "the radio.....and the telephone....", continue, repeat "our love is here to" twice then the full last line and finish.

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M452. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - F Pianotrak 2017
key - F - range - C to E
A gem of a standard in an intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement.

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OUR SONG key Ab 3:06
Loosely based on the original Jack Jones version.

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M960. OUR SONG
key - Ab - range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful song that scored a hit for Jack Jones back in 1968. Arrangement is loosely based on that version.

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OUT OF NOWHERE key G 3:56
4 bar intro; vocal thru TWICE; guitar solo; vocal back in at "if you should go.. back to your nowhere...."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M714. OUT OF NOWHERE - G 
key - G - range - D to E 
Superb Quartet arrangement of this old standard that's always a big hit with musicians.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Eb 3:57
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; sax solo over the 1st "A" section then vocal back in at "someday I'll wish upon a star" ; continue ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M436. OVER THE RAINBOW - Eb
key - Eb -range - C to F
Fabulous version of this classic tune ; with some nice alternative changes ; in a Realtrak band setting!

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OVER THE RAINBOW key C 5:05
Orchestral and piano intro, vocal in at 22 seconds with "when all the world... is a hopeless jumble...", at 48 seconds "when all the clouds darken up the skyway...", at 1:03 "from your window pane." , at 1:10 "to a place behind the sun..", at 1:17 "just a step beyond the rain.......",  into tempo at 1:30 with "somewhere.....over the rainbow.....", continue through and omit the end tag (if happy little bluebirds...) - no solo, at 3:20 go back to "someday I'll wish upon a star....", continue through..., at 4:16 sing "if happy little bluebirds fly........beyond the rainbow........why oh why.......can't I........" and finish.

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DEMO 1 - M1555. OVER THE RAINBOW - C (verse demo)
DEMO 2 - M1555. OVER THE RAINBOW - C going into the main song..
key - C - range - A to D
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of this timeless gem from "The Wizard Of Oz". The track includes the verse so I've given 2 demos - one of the intro and part of the verse, demo 2 leads into the main song.
Same arrangement as F1445 except a full tone higher.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key C 4:15
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru (don't add the end tag) - no solo - back to the bridge "someday I'll wish..." at 2:15, continue, add the end tag ("if happy little bluebirds.....")at 3:21 and finish.

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M1076. OVER THE RAINBOW - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - A to D
Another beautifully expressive piano only arrangement, perfect for telling the lyrical story of this wonderful song.

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P.S. I LOVE YOU key Db 2:56
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, no solo  - at 1:53 go back to "write to the Browns just as soon..", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1490. P.S. I LOVE YOU  - Db Pianotrak
key - Db - range - Bb to Db
The classic Johnny Mercer and Gordon Jenkins gem in a wonderful piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1489 except a full tone lower.

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P.S. I LOVE YOU key Eb 2:56
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, no solo  - at 1:53 go back to "write to the Browns just as soon..", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1489. P.S. I LOVE YOU  - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
The classic Johnny Mercer and Gordon Jenkins gem in a wonderful piano only arrangement.

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PAPER DOLL key F 2:54
8 bar intro; vocal thru TWICE - please note - this track includes the MAIN theme only!;
Harmonica solo; vocal back in at the bridge; tag the last line and finish.

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M654. PAPER DOLL
key - F - range - C to E - please note - only includes the MAIN theme.
Cool version of the Mills Brothers hit.

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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN key Ab 3:28
4 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE; mute trumpet solo; vocal back in at "trade them for a packet of..." ; continue; tag the last and finish.

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M659. PENNIES FROM HEAVEN Ab
key - Ab - range - C to C
Great old gem in a medium swing arrangement.
 

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PEOPLE key Bb 3:52
4 bar intro ; vocal thru whole song ; very short sax solo ; vocal back in at " we're children...needing other children..." ; continue and build ; no tag and finish.

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M397. PEOPLE
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Realtrak quartet arrangement of this awesome song ; made famous by Barbra Streisand.
I've given it a swinging arrangement that builds and builds!

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PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE key C 2:39
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - finish with the 3 time tag - "people will say we're in; people will say we're in; people will say we're in love".

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M758. PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE - C
key - C - range - B to E 
Swinging trio arrangement of this classic showtune. 

 
 
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PERFECT key G 4:18
4 bar intro and vocal pick up at 8 secs with " I don't want....", continue thru the same form as the original Fairground Attraction version, piano solo (instead of guitar) at 2:15, vocal back in at 2:47 with "young hearts are foolish.....", continue thru (leave out the falsettos) and repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M1256. PERFECT - G
key - G - range - D to E
Very bluesy arrangement of the massive Fairground Attraction hit, great feel and cool playing to inspire a great vocal!

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PERFIDIA key C 2:23
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru, band solo at 1:10, vocal back in at 1:42 with "with a sad lament my dreams...", continue and finish.

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key - C - range - D to D
Lovely old standard in a cool arrangement and in CHA CHA ballroom dance tempo.
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PERFIDIA key Cm (verse) and C (main theme)  4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs with the verse first and then at 48 secs into the main theme "to you.... my heart cries out..", continue thru, at 2:05 piano solo over the verse and vocal back in at 2:43 with the main theme again, and finish.

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M1355. PERFIDIA - C
key - C - range - Db to D
Wonderful TRIO and percussion arrangement of this Latin classic. Includes the verse.

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PERFIDIA key Dm (verse) and D (main theme)  4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs with the verse first and then at 48 secs into the main theme "to you.... my heart cries out..", continue thru, at 2:05 piano solo over the verse and vocal back in at 2:43 with the main theme again, and finish.

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M1356. PERFIDIA - D
key - D - range - Eb to E
Wonderful TRIO and percussion arrangement of this Latin classic. Includes the verse.
Same arrangement as M1355 except a full tone higher.

 

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PICK YOURSELF UP key F 2:42
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal back in at " work like a soul inspired ..." ; repeat the last line twice and finish.

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M254. PICK YOURSELF UP
key - F - range - C to E
Big hit for Nat King Cole ; this Jerome Kern masterpiece is also a favourite amongst musicians. Realtrak again!

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PLEASE BE KIND key C 2:18
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at "tell me your love's sincere..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M367. PLEASE BE KIND - C
key - C - range - C to D
Cool Livetrak Quartet arrangement of this fab mid tempo standard. Singers include Sinatra ; Ella and Jane Monheit!

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PLEASE DON'T TALK ABOUT ME key C 1:55
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " we're parting , you go your way..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M193. PLEASE DON'T TALK ABOUT ME - C
key - C - range - C to D
Wonderful old swinger in a cool Livetrak arrangement.

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PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING (I'M LOVE WITH YOU) key F 3:59
4 bar intro (vocal pickup in the 4th bar); vocal thru - no solo - vocal thru 3 verses ; tag the last line ; rall and finish.

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M689. PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING (IN LOVE WITH YOU) - F 
key - F - range - F to F 
Great trio version of this old country hit. Really slow and intimate!

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POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS key F 3:38
piano intro ; vocal thru ; solo over the bridge and vocal back in at " now in a cottage filled with.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M230. POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS
key - F - range - C to E
Superlative ballad sung by Mel Torme ; Nat King Cole and all the greats.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key C 4:15
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M855. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE
key - C - range - B to D 
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of this great song; the definitive version by Matt Monro is simply wonderful.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key Bb 3:39
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru, short solo at 1:50, vocal back in at 2:16 with "anyone who sees her.....", continue thru, at 3:07 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1343. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - A to C
Beautiful and haunting piano only arrangement of this wonderful Matt Monro hit.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key C 4:04
Intro and vocal in at 28 secs, continue thru, short piano solo at 2:11, vocal back in at 2:37 with "anyone who sees her......", continue and repeat the last line at 3:34 and finish.

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M940. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to D
Very lovely 2015 piano only arrangement of this wonderful Matt Monro gem.
Easy to follow and latch onto.

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PRETEND YOU DON'T SEE HER key Bb 3:17
3/4 piano intro and vocal in with " look somewhere above her; pretend you don't love her; pretend you don't see her at all" ; into tempo and repeat whole song ; short orch and string solo ; vocal back in at " pretend you don't need her, my heart " ; continue ; repeat the last section again - "look somewhere above her ;pretend you don't love her ; pretend you don't see her at all" and finish.

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M537. PRETEND YOU DON'T SEE HER
key - Bb - range - D to F 
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of this waltz that scored a hit for Jerry Vale. Track starts with piano and vocal ( vocal as per Vale version) and tempo kicks in .

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PROMISE ME YOU'LL REMEMBER key F to Gb 5:07
Strings and orchestra intro; vocal thru as per the Harry Connick Jnr version. Same form.

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M824. PROMISE ME YOU'LL REMEMBER
key - F to Gb - range - C to E
Really wonderful song; used as the love theme for The Godfather part 3, and sung by Harry Connick Jnr.
Beautiful arrangement, and very much based on the Connick version.

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PROUD MARY key Bb 2:34
12 bar intro and vocal in at 20 secs with 'left a good job...", continue thru, break at 1:18 , vocal back in at 1:32 with "if you go down to the river...", repeat the chorus at 2:00 and finish with the intro break!

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M1217. PROUD MARY - Bb swing
key - Bb - range - G to D
BIG Livetrak swing arrangement of the classic Creedence Clearwater Revival song.
 

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PUPPY LOVE key D to Eb 4:16
4 bar intro, vocal thru, sax solo over the 1st "A" section, vocal back in at "I cry each night...", key change for the last verse, continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M278. PUPPY LOVE
key - D to Eb - range - A to D
This Donny Osmond hit works really well as a ballad.
Take out the bland chords and add some nice substitutions and a slower tempo. Livetrak arrangement with strings and a sax solo added.

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PURE IMAGINATION key D 3:07
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 1:43 go back to "if you want to view paradise...", continue thru as per the Newley version.

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M1347. PURE IMAGINATION - D
key - D - range - A to E
Stunning arrangement, based on the Anthony Newley version (he co-wrote this gem with Leslie Bricusse for "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory"). Original key and form.

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PURE IMAGINATION key Eb 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru the song, short piano solo at 1:24, vocal back in at 1:42 with "we'll begin with a spin.....", continue thru and finish.

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M1041. PURE IMAGINATION - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Wonderfully classy song, from the 1971 musical "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". Here's a very cool trio arrangement!

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PURE IMAGINATION (Lou Rawls) key Db (original key) 4:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru and then into a half time groove and continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, except with a proper ending - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06QYdaVBnlM

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M1317. PURE IMAGINATION (Lou Rawls)
key - Db - range - Ab to Eb
Great song from the movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and covered by all the classiest of singers. This version is based on the Lou Rawls funky 1976 version from his album All Things In Time.

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PURE IMAGINATION smooth key Eb 3:02
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continue thru the song TWICE (2nd time starts at 1:25), continue thru - no tag - and finish.

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M1049. PURE IMAGINATION smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
I really like this arrangement actually! A Livetrak main track, the drum kit being a "vocal" based kit, with a very cool "vocal" bassline added. The track is subtle and yet punchy, but keeps to the more subdued chilled sound!

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PURPLE RAIN key Ab 5:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru all the way until the end and then from 3:45 it's piano lines (using the famous guitar lick and falsetto lines) with vocal ad libs, vocal back in at 4:41 with "I only want to see you, In the purple rain.." and finish.

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M1246. PURPLE RAIN - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to F (optional ad libs... and screams..!)
Much loved Prince song in a very cool TRIO arrangement. Same arrangement as M1246 except a full tone lower.

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PURPLE RAIN key Bb 5:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru all the way until the end and then from 3:45 it's piano lines (using the famous guitar lick and falsetto lines) with vocal ad libs, vocal back in at 4:41 with "I only want to see you, In the purple rain.." and finish.

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M1245. PURPLE RAIN - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to G (optional ad libs... and screams..!)
Much loved Prince song in a very cool TRIO arrangement, in the original key.

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PUT ON A HAPPY FACE  key Eb 2:00
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short solo ; vocal back in and repeat last line twice and then again but phrase with piano.

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M143. PUT ON A HAPPY FACE
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Great swinging standard.Singers include Tony Bennett; Nancy Wilson.

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key C 3:01
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; string and orchestra short solo ; vocal back in at " when your dreams at night.....fade before you" ; tag the last line and finish.

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M504. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY
key - C - range - G to C 
Wonderful waltz in a Realtrak orchestral setting. Hugely synonymous with Nat King Cole 50's TV shows but covered by all the wonderful singers of the period.

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PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER key Eb 3:53
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to "people say..that love's a game.." ; continue ; repeat the last line 3 times ; rall and finish.

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M390. PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Lovely; contemporary version of this Paul Anka tune. Michael Buble's version is lovely!

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PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ key Fm 3:23
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:13, vocal back in at 2:43 with "dressed up like a million dollar trouper", continue and dead stop!

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M1065. PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
key - Fm - range - C to F
Fabulously self indulgent TRIO arrangement of this Irving Berlin gem, at a cool tempo...Check out the demo....

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QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO key Bb/B 2:45
6 bar intro - vocal pickup on 7 ; continue full song ; trumpet solo ; vocal back in at "every moment's a day...." continue and key change at "I can't wait a moment more..."; continue ; repeat last line 4 times and finish.

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M392. QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO
key - Bb to B - range - D to D#
Awesome swingin' Realtrak arrangement of this popular hit!

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QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS key C 3:10
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short piano solo ; vocal back in at "quiet thoughts and quiet dreams..." ; continue and finish in tempo.

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M632. QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS - C
key - C - range - B to C
Livetrak arrangement of the wonderful Jobim gem.

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RAGS TO RICHES - key C 4:20
1 bar vocal cue and 1 bar pick up!!! ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " so open your arms and .... " ; continue ; rall last two lines and finish.

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M200. RAGS TO RICHES
key - C - range - A(optional) C to D
A lovely piano & bass version. As sung by Tony Bennett and recently by Jack Jones.

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RAG TO RICHES version 2 key C 2:47
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short guitar solo; vocal back in at "my clothes may still be torn and tattered"; continue and finish.

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M737. RAGS TO RICHES version 2
key - C - range - C to D (optional E)
Swinging quartet arrangement of this great old Tony Bennett gem.
Also available with the solo removed.

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RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD key F 3:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal continue thru the song, short mute trumpet and flute solo at 1:40, vocal back in at 1:52 with "it won't be long.. til happiness..", continue thru, repeat the last line and ad lib, at 2:53 sing "raindrops keep falling on my head...." and finish.

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M1130. RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD
key - F - range - F to E
Very lovely 70's sounding arrangement of this classic Academy Award winning song from the 1969 movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key E 3:50
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:48, vocal back in at 2:36 with "oh.. misery, misery.....", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1100. RAINING IN MY HEART
key - E - range - B to A (suit lower range male and female range)
Very lovely Quartet arrangement of the old Buddy Holly hit, also scored a hit in the UK for Leo Sayer in 1978.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key F 3:44
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:28 with "oh, misery, misery.....", continue through, repeat the last line at 3:21 and finish.

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M1600. RAINING IN MY HEART - F
key - F - range - C to A
Classy TRIO arrangement of this 1959 Buddy Holly hit.
Same arrangement as M1599 except a full tone lower.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key F to Gb 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 1:43 go back to "oh, misery, misery....what's gonna become of me"....., key change and continue with the last verse, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1492. RAINING IN MY HEART - F to Gb Pianotrak
key - F to Gb - range - C to Bb
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Buddy Holly hit song.
Same arrangement as M1491 except a full tone lower. Suit lower male ranges.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key G 3:44
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:28 with "oh, misery, misery.....", continue through, repeat the last line at 3:21 and finish.

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M1599. RAINING IN MY HEART - G
key - G - range - D to B
Classy TRIO arrangement of this 1959 Buddy Holly hit.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key G to Ab 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 1:43 go back to "oh, misery, misery....what's gonna become of me"....., key change and continue with the last verse, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1491. RAINING IN MY HEART - G to Ab Pianotrak
key - G to Ab - range - D to C
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Buddy Holly hit song.

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RAMBLING ON MY MIND
keys - soloing and main theme in E; then solos in F#; A; D and then back to E 7:28
Eric Clapton live version - same form!

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M763. RAMBLING ON MY MIND (Eric Clapton)
keys - E for the main blues theme then for solos :- F#; A; D and then back to E
Based on an Eric Clapton live version of this song - same length and form, but any 12 bar blues would fit as long as you can cover the soloing!

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RED ROSES FOR A BLUE LADY key C 2:28
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice (2nd time build!!); repeat the last line and finish.

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M725. RED ROSES FOR A BLUE LADY 
key - C - range - C to D 
Old standard in a fresh Livetrak arrangement!

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RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET key F 3:46
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short harmonica solo over first "A" section ; vocal back in "swift wings I must borrow...." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M311. RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET - F
key - F - range - C to C
Wonderful old gem , given a gorgeous Realtrak arrangement! Engelbert Humperdink does a really nice version!!

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RELEASE ME key F to Gb 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru full song, key change at 1:43 and vocal back to "please release me let me go.....", continue and repeat the last line at 2:31, rall and finish.

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M942. RELEASE ME - F to Gb
key - F to Gb - range - C to Eb
Very lovely arrangement of the Engelbert Humperdinck hit, with a more manageable semitone key change.

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RETURN TO ME key D to Eb 3:27
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; key change leading to short solo over the last "A" section; vocal back in at "My darling, if I hurt you I'm sorry..." ; continue and repeat the last line and finish.

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M469. RETURN TO ME
key - D to Eb - range - A - D
Gorgeous arrangement of this huge hit for Dean Martin. Done very much with an Italian feel and in a slower tempo.

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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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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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ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY key A 3:28
Piano intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue and into tempo at "to Tennessee with all the love that's in ya....", continue thru, band solo at 1:40, vocal back in at 2:03 with "hang that cradle mammy mine.."; continue and build..., at 3:03 extend the last line and finish.

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M972. ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY
key - A - range - B to D
Really great old gem that scored huge hits for Al Jolson and Judy Garland. Here's a very lovely arrangement - piano only 1st time thru then the whole "band" kicks in for a big big finish. 2 demos below:
M972 demo 1
M972 demo 2

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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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ROCKIN' CHAIR key Eb 3:40
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " my dear old aunt Harriet..." ; continue - no tag and finish.

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M237. ROCKIN' CHAIR
key - Eb - range - Eb to D
I love this Hoagy Carmichael tune so much! It's a simply structured song with great lyrics. Check out the BEST version by Matt Monro!!

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ROLL A SILVER DOLLAR key G to Ab 3:18
4 bar intro; vocal thru all the way - "you can roll a silver dollar.."; etc - verse ; chorus; verse; key change and the chorus; continue; repeat "a woman goes from man to man" 3 times and finish.

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M810. ROLL A SILVER DOLLAR
key - G to Ab - range - A to Db
Swinging Livetrak "Big Band" arrangement of this huge 50's hit; with a cool key change.
This version starts with the main theme - "you can roll a silver dollar.."; but the Bobby Darin version starts with a verse - "a man without a woman.."

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ROLY POLY key F 2:43
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, thru song 4 times - space for musicians to solo over - repeat the last line at 2:28 and finish.

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key - F - range - C to D
Old country hit in a TRIO arrangement, with loads of space for extra musicians to solo over!
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ROMAN GUITAR key Cm (C bridge) 2:46
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per ; short instr break ; vocal back in ; continue and rall last line and finish.

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M494. ROMAN GUITAR
key - Cm and C - range - C to F
Popular Italian song. Scored hits for Connie Francis and Jerry Vale. Realtrak arrangement.

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ROSES OF PICARDY key Bb 2:51
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; short band solo; vocal back in at "and the roses will die in the summertime..."; continue; end with "it's the rose that I keep...(2.3.4) in (2)... my (4).. heart......." .

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M652. ROSES OF PICARDY
key - Bb - range - D to Eb 
Great swinging Livetrak arrangement. Check out Bobby Darin's version......

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ROUTE 66 key G 2:50
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru twice - no solo - 3 time tag at the end and finish.

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M968. ROUTE 66
key - G - range - D to D (optional E)
Swinging TRIO arrangement of this classic gem, covered by everyone, in every style and genre.
This version has all the typical Nat King Cole stops and pushes..

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ROUTE 66 version 2 key G 2:55
4 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, vocal thru, Hammond organ solo at 1:19 over 2 verses, vocal back in at 1:54 with "now you go thru St Louis...", continue, 3 time tag and finish as per the original.

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M1015. ROUTE 66 version 2 - G
key - G - range - D to D (optional E)
Cool Rock n Roll take on the old Nat King Cole hit.

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S'WONDERFUL key C 2:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:23, vocal back in at 1:42 with "you've made my life so glamorous...", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1357. S'WONDERFUL - C
key - C - range - C to C#
Great 2017 swinging TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. Hugely popular jazz standard.

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S'WONDERFUL key Db 2:39
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:02 with "you've made my life so glamorous..", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1360. S'WONDERFUL - Db Pianotrak
key - Db - range  - Db to D
THE Gershwin classic with a piano only arrangement. With great playing, a great tempo, a really great piano, a great arrangement....all it needs is a great vocal on top!
Same arrangement as M1359 except a full tone lower.

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S'WONDERFUL key Db 2:32
8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo, tag the last line and finish.

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M1358. S'WONDERFUL - Db
key - Db - range - Db to D
Fantastic new 2017 TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. A laidback swinging tempo, light piano fills and lovely subtle chord changes second time through bring this old standard to life again.
Same arrangement as M164 2017 except a full tone lower.

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S'WONDERFUL key Eb 2:39
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:02 with "you've made my life so glamorous..", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1359. S'WONDERFUL - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range  - Eb to E
THE Gershwin classic with a piano only arrangement. With great playing, a great tempo, a really great piano, a great arrangement....all it needs is a great vocal on top!

 

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S'WONDERFUL key Eb 2:32
8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo, tag the last line and finish.

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M164. S'WONDERFUL - Eb 2017
key - Eb - range - Eb to E
Fantastic new 2017 TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. A laidback swinging tempo, light piano fills and lovely subtle chord changes second time through bring this old standard to life again.

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SAN DIEGO SERENADE key F 4:04
Same form as the Curtis Stigers version except piano solo at 1:37, vocal back in at 2:15, continue thru with the vocal and end with the interlude that plays between verses.

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M1201. SAN DIEGO SERENADE
key F - range - D to D
Loosely based on the wonderful Curtis Stigers version of this Tom Waits song, TRIO, same key, form but without extended soloing.
 

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SATIN DOLL key C 2:25
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; 3 times repeat on last line and finish.

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M234. SATIN DOLL
key - C - range - G to D
Classic Ellington song loved by musicians and singers alike.
Lovely REALTRAK quartet version.

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SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT key C 1:56
8 bar intro ; vocal as per Sinatra arrangement.

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M437. SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT
key - C - range - A to E
Realtrak Big Band arrangement ; based on the Sinatra version.

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SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT key Eb 3:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru, short piano solo at 1:48, vocal in at 2:10 with "I don't mind Sunday night at all.....", continue thru, and finish.

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M1148. SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Wonderfully moody take on the massive Sinatra hit. A TRIO arrangement that's more "torch song" and perfect for a laidback vocal.

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SAVE THE BONES FOR HENRY JONES key A 3:10
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo and big band solo ; vocal back in at the bridge section ; continue; ad lib as sections as per Ray Charles/Lou Rawls version.

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M498. SAVE THE BONES FOR HENRY JONES
key - A - range - E to E (G optional)
Fabulously blues drenched gem from Ray Charles and Lou Rawls! If you love the blues swinging you'll love this!

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