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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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M954. BUONA SERA - Eb
key - Eb (original key) - range - F to G
Loosely based on the wonderful Louis Prima version and in the original key.
NOTE - the mp3 demo starts with the tango section going into the swing section and not from the beginning of the track.

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BUT BEAUTIFUL key G 4:14
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; tenor sax solo ; vocal back in at " love is tearful..." ; continue ; lovely piano and voice last section and finish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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C'EST SI BON key F 3:14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME key Eb 2:45
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at "we may never meet again" and repeat last line 3 times.

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M64. CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Popular amongst singers. A nice Gershwin swinger.

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CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME key Eb 2:51
8 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE - no solo - finish with "they can't take that away... can't take that away........ can't take that away from me".

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M574. CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME Eb version 2
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
New arrangement of the classic standard.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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M1702. CHANCES ARE - G version 2
key - G - range - B to E
Wonderful arrangement, based on the original Johnny Mathis hit version, but in a lower key. (The original Mathis key is Bb).

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CHANGE PARTNERS version 1 key F 3:04
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ;no solo - back to " ask him to sit this one out ..." ; continue ; tag/ad lib the ending and finish.

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M11. CHANGE PARTNERS version 1
key - F - range - C to E
Bossa feel for this great Irving Berlin song. Sung by Fred Astaire, Sinatra, a great version by Harry Connick Jnr, et al.

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CHANGE PARTNERS version 2 key Eb 3:15
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at "ask him to sit this one out and while....." ; continue ; tag the ending and ad lib/finish.

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M12. CHANGE PARTNERS version 2
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Bossa arrangement for version 2 , but in a lower key.

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CHANSON D'AMOUR key F (Bb for the instrumental solo)  4:09
4 bar intro, vocal thru twice and then a key change for the solo and back to F with the vocals coming back in at 3:14 and continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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key - F - range - C to Eb (solo changes key to Bb then back to F)
Poor Manhattan Transfer are forever labelled with this massive hit for them and I'm sure they weren't complaining at the time!
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CHARADE key Cm 2:35
brass hits /8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " fate ---seemed to pull the strings ----" ; continue ; for the last line sing half time!!!! --- best ----- on the bill--------------------cha--------rade ---------; ad lib and finish.

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M98. CHARADE
key - Cm - range - C to Eb
Very bright swinging version of Mancini classic. Sung by Bobby Darin.
 

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CHATTANOOGIE SHOE SHINE BOY key C 2:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to "now it's a wonder...." at 1:43, continue and repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M1016. CHATTANOOGIE SHOE SHINE BOY - C
key - C - range - C to E
Great blues tinged QUARTET arrangement to this old standard that scored a hit for Red Foley, Bing Crosby and others.

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CHEEK TO CHEEK key C 3:32
The cheek to cheek backing track starts with a 8 bar intro, vocal thru, short piano solo (over the 2nd section), vocal back in at “oh I’d love to climb a mountain….”, continue, repeat “out together dancing” 3 times then finish with “out together dancing cheek to cheek”. This is a great arrangement of a classic Irving Berlin song, sung by Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Ella & Co. 

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M69 2012 CHEEK TO CHEEK - C
key - C - range - B to E
Livetrak Quartet arrangement of this classic standard.

 

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CHEROKEE key Bb 2:45
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; mute trumpet solo ; vocal back in at " dreams....of.... summertime...." ; continue - no extended ending - nice tight stop!

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M635. CHEROKEE
key - Bb - range - Bb to D#
Here's a real swinger for you - great uptempo arrangement of the old Ray Noble gem and loved by musicians and singers alike. I LOVE the Vic Damone version from the album The Lively Ones and, while he's not a swinger he always sings great!

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CHICAGO key 3:01 key C to D to Eb
4 bar intro - vocal thru first time in "C" ; key change to "D" and vocal thru again ; short band solo in "C" over first section with key change to "D" and vocal back in at " bet your bottom dollar you lose..." ; continue ; key change to Eb for " on state street ; that great street.." ; tag the last line - repeat last line and finish.

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M519. CHICAGO
key - C to D to Eb - range - C to Eb
Fabulously fresh Realtrak arrangement of this old classic ; sung by Sinatra; Tony Bennett and just about everyone else!

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CITY OF THE ANGELS key Bb 2:33
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, continue thru as per the Tony Bennett version, but in a much lower key.

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M1288. CITY OF THE ANGELS - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to Bb (optional D)
Great song from the pen of Fred Astaire and covered by Tony Bennett on his The Art of Excellence album. This version is based on Tony's version but in a much lower key.
 

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CITY OF THE ANGELS key Db 2:33
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, continue thru as per the Tony Bennett version, but a full tone lower than his key.

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M1289. CITY OF THE ANGELS - Db
key - Db - range - Ab to Db (optional F)
Great song from the pen of Fred Astaire and covered by Tony Bennett on his The Art of Excellence album.
This arrangement is based on the Tony Bennett version but a full tone lower.

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CLEMENTINE - key D -G inclusive 3:13
8 bar intro ; vocal thru as per with key changes; extend last line and finish.

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M85. CLEMENTINE
key - D to G inclusive - range - Eb to E
Bobby Darin swinging classic.

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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN key Bb 3:56
Piano intro and vocal in at 38 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to "a dream that will need..." at 2:33, continue thru and build, rall the last line and finish.

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F1107. CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Same Pianotrak arrangement as M1106, except a full tone lower.

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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN key C 2:45
Acoustic guitar intro and vocal in at 17 secs with "climb every mountain.." , continue (easy to latch onto), into tempo at 1:18 with the bridge ("a dream that will need.."), continue and big finish. Once thru only.

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key - C - range - C to F
Wonderful song from "The Sound Of Music". Superb structure, magical and inspirational lyrics and written by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
A favourite song of mine! Wonderful quartet arrangement.
The demo starts on the second verse with guitar only, then leading into the bridge with the trio.

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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN key C 2:45
guitar intro and vocal in at 19 secs - easy to latch onto and then into tempo at 1:24 with "a dream that will need....", continue thru once only and finish.

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key - C - range - C to F
Beautiful acoustic guitar version of this wonderful song from "The Sound Of Music".
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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN key C 3:56
Piano intro and vocal in at 38 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to "a dream that will need..." at 2:33, continue thru and build, rall the last line and finish.

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F1106. CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - C to F
A favourite song of mine - perfect in every way!
Here's a very beautfiul piano only arrangement, no tempo in mind, yet easy to follow.

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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN version 2 key Bb 3:42
intro and vocal in at 26 secs, continue thru - big builds so perfect for a big expressive vocal!, go back to "a dream that will need all the love you can give..." at 2:21, continue thru building and big expressive and powerful finish.

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M1262. CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN version 2 - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Really expressive arrangement of this beautiful song from The Sound Of Music - perfect for an emotional and powerful voice with builds and lovely expressive verses.
 

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CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN version 2 key C 3:42
intro and vocal in at 26 secs, continue thru - big builds so perfect for a big expressive vocal!, go back to "a dream that will need all the love you can give..." at 2:21, continue thru building and big expressive and powerful finish.

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M1261. CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN version 2 - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - C to F
Really expressive arrangement of this beautiful song from The Sound Of Music - perfect for an emotional and powerful voice with builds and lovely expressive verses.

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CLOSE TO YOU key G 3:45
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in and continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M307. CLOSE TO YOU
key - G - range - B to E
This isn't the Carpenters hit but a beautiful Sinatra ballad from an album of the same title. Gorgeous song and a lovely Livetrak version.
 

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CLOSE TO YOU key C 2:54
tenor sax pickup /4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; tenor sax solo over the first "A" section and vocal back to " on the day that you were born..." ; continue ; repeat the last line twice and follow the piano phrasing for "close to you" staying on the melody. - nice finish!

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M319. CLOSE TO YOU (CARPENTERS)
key - C - range - A to D
Popular Carpenters song given a nice Livetrak arrangement.

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 CLOSE TO YOU (Carpenters) key C 4:01
8 bar intro; vocal thru; piano solo over the 1st "A" section then vocal back in at "on the day that you were born...."; continue; 2 time tag - "ahhhhhhhh...... etc"; and to end - phrase with the "band" and finish.

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M683. CLOSE TO YOU (Carpenters) - C Bossa
key - C - range - A to D
Cool new Bossa version of this great Carpenters song.

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CLOSE TO YOU (orchestral version) key C to Db 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal pickup on the 4th bar at 8 secs, continue thru, key change and short band solo at 1:26, vocal back in at 1:37 with "just like me, they long to be, close to you", continue thru, at 2:24 sing "just like me, they long to be, close to you" 3 times and finish.

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M1133. CLOSE TO YOU (orchestral version)
key - C to Db - range - A to Eb
Wonderful orchestra arrangement of the Carpenters hit, with a key change at the instrumental.

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CLOSE YOUR EYES key F 2:47
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice - no solo - end with 3 time "close your eyes' and/or ad lib.

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M611. CLOSE YOUR EYES - F
key - F - range - E to F
Nice latin Livetrak take on this great tune. 
Versions by Doris Day and Andre Previn; Tony Bennett and Peggy Lee spring to mind.

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COME BACK TO ME key F 3:24
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice (use the alternative verse if possible for 2nd time) ; solo ; vocal in at " have you gone to the moon...." ; continue ; tag the ending and finish.

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M119. COME BACK TO ME
key - F - range - D to E
Mid tempo groovy version of this great Sammy Davis Jnr hit. Wonderful version also sung by the under-rated Matt Monro.
 

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COME BACK TO SORRENTO key Am to Bbm 2:39
orch and piano intro leading to vocal pick up into 3/4 tempo ; vocal thru ; 4 bar break and key change ; vocal back in ; continue ; rall the last two lines and finish.

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M472. COME BACK TO SORRENTO
key - Am to Bbm - range - A to Bbm
Popular "Italian' standard that scored a huge hit for Dean Martin! Nice Realtrak arrangement.

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COME DANCE WITH ME key Bb 2:51
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo; tag the last line - "come on come on come on.. come on come on come on... come on come on come on.. come on and dance with me" and finish.

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M863. COME DANCE WITH ME - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to F
Another fresh Trio arrangement of this cool swing gem!

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COME DANCE WITH ME key G 2:59
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line - " come on come on come on.... ; come on come on come on....... come on come on come on.. come on and dance with me" and finish.

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M862. COME DANCE WITH ME - G
key - G - range - B to D 
Great trio arrangement of this wonderful Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen song. The definitive version has to be Sinatra's but I love the Shirley Horn take on it!

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COME FLY WITH ME key Bb 3:13
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short vibes solo over 2nd "A" section ; vocal back in at "once I get you up there....." ; continue ; repeat " come fly with me ,let's fly" ; then repeat the whole line and finish.

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M442. COME FLY WITH ME - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
new Realtrak Quartet version of this hugely popular tune - the Sinatra version has to be the difinitive!

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COME FLY WITH ME key C 3:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to the bridge section ("once I get you up there"...) at 2:04, continue, ad lib the ending from 3:07 - "let's fly away..." ad libs and finish.

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M998. COME FLY WITH ME - C reggae
key - C - range - C to E
The old Sinatra classic with a reggae groove!

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COME FLY WITH ME new 2010 - key C 3:01
8 bar intro; vocal thru; solo for 12 bars and back in at bridge (once I get you...); continue and finish with the typical Sinatra ending.

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M13. COME FLY WITH ME - C new 2010 version!
key - C - range - C to E
New 2010 Quartet arrangement of this popular swinger.

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COME PRIMA key Ab 2:52
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:19, vocal back in at 1:52 with "come prima, come prima, I can thrill...", continue thru and finish.

M1376. COME PRIMA - Ab
key - Ab - range - C to C
Lovely TRIO arrangement in a very lovely ballad arrangement, that gives a bit more meaning to the song than the pretty bland 50's 12/8 versions that became hits.
Same arrangement as M1375 except a full tone lower.

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COME PRIMA key Bb 2:52
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:19, vocal back in at 1:52 with "come prima, come prima, I can thrill...", continue thru and finish.

M1375. COME PRIMA - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to D
Lovely TRIO arrangement in a very lovely ballad arrangement, that gives a bit more meaning to the song than the pretty bland 50's 12/8 versions that became hits.

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COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - key Eb 3:52
8 bar intro, vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru,  short piano solo at 1:48, vocal back in at 2:12 with "I guess when you met me.....", continue and build the swing feel, at 3:18 repeat "rain or shine 3 times and finish.

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M1300. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to D (optional Eb)
2016 TRIO arrangement of this classic standard, covered by Sinatra and all the greats.
Same arrangement as M73 2016 except a full tone lower.
 

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COME RAIN OR COME SHINE key Eb 4:56
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through the song - no solo - at 2:42 go back to "I guess when you met me...it was just one of those things....", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1629. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - C to D (optional Eb)
Gorgeously slow piano only arrangement of this classic standard.
Same arrangement as M1628 except a full tone lower.

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COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - key F 3:52
8 bar intro, vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru,  short piano solo at 1:48, vocal back in at 2:12 with "I guess when you met me.....", continue and build the swing feel, at 3:18 repeat "rain or shine 3 times and finish.

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M73. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - F 2016
key - F - range - D to E (optional F)
2016 TRIO arrangement of this classic standard, covered by Sinatra and all the greats.

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COME RAIN OR COME SHINE key F 4:56
2 bar piano intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through the song - no solo - at 2:42 go back to "I guess when you met me...it was just one of those things....", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1628. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - F Pianotrak
key - F - range - D to E (optional F)
Gorgeously slow piano only arrangement of this classic standard.

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COME RAIN OR COME SHINE key D(Bm) 3:51
piano intro ; vocal thru and into tempo ; no solo - back to the bridge ("I guess when you met me") ; continue ; ad lib and finish.

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M450. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE Pianotrak
key - D (Bm) - range - B to D
Fabulous standard in a Pianotrak arrangement that is based on the definitive Sinatra arrangement but without the solo. Works great in this intimate setting!

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COMES LOVE key Fm 3:46
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through 2 verses (2nd verse starts at 1:11), piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:49 with "that's all brother / don't try hidin", continue, 4 time repeat of the last line and finish.

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M1610.COMES LOVE - Fm
key - Fm - range - C to Db
Wonderful Trio arrangement of this quirky old standard, covered by all the greats, in a pretty cool and sleazy tempo!
Same arrangement as M1609 except a full tone lower.

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COMES LOVE key Gm 3:46
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through 2 verses (2nd verse starts at 1:11), piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:49 with "that's all brother / don't try hidin", continue, 4 time repeat of the last line and finish.

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M1609.COMES LOVE - Gm
key - Gm - range - D to Eb
Wonderful Trio arrangement of this quirky old standard, covered by all the greats, in a pretty cool and sleazy tempo!

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CONSIDER YOURSELF key Ab 2:48
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through the full song - no solo, at 2:31 hold the last line and finish.

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M1466. CONSIDER YOURSELF - Ab
key - Ab - range - Bb to Db
The classic 6/8 gem from "Oliver" re-invented! A swinging Trio arrangement, a great tempo and feel but not with a cockney accent! Same arrangement as M1465 except a full tone lower.

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CONSIDER YOURSELF key Bb 2:48
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through the full song - no solo, at 2:31 hold the last line and finish.

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M1465. CONSIDER YOURSELF - Bb
key - Bb - range - C to Eb
The classic 6/8 gem from "Oliver" re-invented! A swinging Trio arrangement, a great tempo and feel but not with a cockney accent!

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COPACABANA key Fm 3:14
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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M1069. COPACABANA - Fm Pianotrak
key - Fm - range - C to Db
Very cool piano and percussion arrangement of the huge Barry Manilow hit. Some nice latin bass line pushes and the percusssion just holds it all together nicely! I've taken out the solo section ("copa......copacabana........always in fashion.. etc") so it's a vocal all the way and a full tone down from the original.

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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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COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE? key F to F# 3:07
4 bar intro; vocal thru whole song; key change and repeat the chorus - extend the last line - "for the rest.......... of......... my life..........; and finish.

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M664. COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE? 
key - F to F# - range - C to D
Lovely arrangement of the Anne Murray hit. Great as a last dance..... or a first wedding waltz......

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COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS INSTEAD OF SHEEP key C 3:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to the bridge at 2:15  "I think about a nursery...", continue and rall the last line.

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M916. COUNT YOUR BLESSING INSTEAD OF SHEEP
key - C - range - C to D
Wonderful ballad from Irving Berlin. Recorded by Bing Crosby, Eddie Fisher and really lovely version by Diana Krall.
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