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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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THAT'S THE WAY GOD PLANNED IT key C 4:30
Loosely based on Billy Preston's live performance from the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh at New York City's Madison Square Gardens. Original key and definite ending.

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GM404. THAT'S THE WAY GOD PLANNED IT
key - C - range - original key
Great version that's loosely based on the live 1971 concert version from the album The Concert For Bangladesh".

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THE AIR THAT I BREATHE key Bb 4:04
4 bar intro ; format as per the original Hollies version ; with a double chorus including the break between ; track finishes after the break.

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GM65. THE AIR THAT I BREATHE
key - Bb - range - D to F
Great Realtrak groove version of this 70's classic. Scored a huge hit for The Hollies.

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THE BLUES BROTHERS medley keys Bb to C to Bb 4:28
8 bar intro - omit the talking intro, vocal in at 9 secs with "EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY" - continue thru the verse ,  "sometimes i feel..." at 42 secs, continue thru, brass instrumental break and vocal back in at 1:12 with "sometimes I feel..", continue thru and end on I Need You at 1:32, drum fill and intro into "GIMME SOME LOVIN", vocal in at 1:57, continue thru a verse and chorus and finish on "everyday", fill and into the electric piano riff for "SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER" at 2:29, continue thru verse and chorus, build again "bend over let me see you shake your tail feather.."back to the chorus at 3:44, continue thru and finish!

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GM410. THE BLUES BROTHERS MEDLEY - 3 demos below:
          EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY - Bb - range - G to F
          GIMME SOME LOVIN - C - range - A to Eb
          SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER - Bb - range - F to F

Uber cool medley of the 3 big big songs from The Blues Brothers movie, in lower keys! 3 demos to check out, cool sounds, biting Horn sections, cool grooves and licks!

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THE BLUES BROTHERS medley keys G to A to G 4:28
8 bar intro - omit the talking intro, vocal in at 9 secs with "EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY" - continue thru the verse ,  "sometimes i feel..." at 42 secs, continue thru, brass instrumental break and vocal back in at 1:12 with "sometimes I feel..", continue thru and end on I Need You at 1:32, drum fill and intro into "GIMME SOME LOVIN", vocal in at 1:57, continue thru a verse and chorus and finish on "everyday", fill and into the electric piano riff for "SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER" at 2:29, continue thru verse and chorus, build again "bend over let me see you shake your tail feather.."back to the chorus at 3:44, continue thru and finish!

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GM410. THE BLUES BROTHERS MEDLEY - 3 demos below:
          EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY - G - range -E to D
          GIMME SOME LOVIN - A - range -F# to C
          SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER - G - range - D to D

Uber cool medley of the 3 big big songs from The Blues Brothers movie, in lower keys! 3 demos to check out, cool sounds, biting Horn sections, cool grooves and licks!
Same arrangement as GM410 except a tone and a half lower! Would also suit higher female ranges.
 

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THE DOCK OF THE BAY key F 3:56
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; back to the bridge - "looks like.... nothing's gonna change.." ; continue ; ad lib ending ( whistle is included!!) and finish.

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GM71. THE DOCK OF THE BAY
key - F - range - D to F
Classic song by Otis Reading ; in a fab new arrangement.

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THE DOCK OF THE BAY key Eb 4:00
4 bar intro ; vocal thru full song - no solo - back to the bridge ("looks like ... nothing's gonna change.."); continue ; ad lib ending (the whistle ;etc) and finish.

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GM84. THE DOCK OF THE BAY Eb
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
New version of the soul classic, in a lower key.

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THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL key C 5:26
short intro and vocal in at 12 secs, stay in tempo all the way! - no solo, as per the original form and finish.

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GM211. THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - C to F
Really lovely 2016 piano only arrangement of this great hit for George Benson and Whitney Houston.
A few tasty chord changes from yours truly...
 

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THE GREEN FIELDS OF FRANCE key F 5:54
Loosely based on the High Kings version of this song written by Singer-songwriter Eric Bogle.

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GM405. THE GREEN FIELDS OF FRANCE
key - F - range - C to D
Lovely version of the Eric Bogle song. Light percussion added.

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THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME key Bb 3:35
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru all the way, rall the last line and finish.

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GM302. THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME
key - Bb - range - D to F
Livetrak arrangement of the classic Tom Jones hit.

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THE HUNGRY YEARS key Eb to Gb 4:29
2 bar intro, vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru as per the original form.

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GM233. THE HUNGRY YEARS Pianotrak
key - Eb to Gb - range - G to Eb (big range!)
Lovely Pianotrak arrangement of this wonderful Neil Sedaka song, in a more manageable male range.

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THE HUNGRY YEARS key Eb to Gb 4:14
1 bar intro and vocal in at 4 secs, continue thru as per the original form, repeat the last line and finish.

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GM290. THE HUNGRY YEARS version 2
key - Eb to Gb - range - G to Eb
Lovely full arrangement of the Neil Sedaka classic, in a more manageable key.

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THE LAST GREAT LOVE SONG key D 3:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, vocal through as per the Finbar Furey live version, solo included. Original key.

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GM528. THE LAST GREAT LOVE SONG
key - D - range - A to B
Very lovely song in a gorgeous arrangement based on a live Finbar Furey version, see youtube link above.

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THE LIVING YEARS key G 6:11
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per the original - double chorus at the end - and finish.

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GM185. THE LIVING YEARS - G
key - G - range - G to G (optional falsettos)
Wonderful song from Mike and the Mechanics (featuring the incredible Paul Carrack on lead vocals). This version is slightly slower in feel and doesn't build like the original; and is a semitone down from the original - no huge gated drums; etc - but a very nice version non the less!
 

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THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD key Eb 3:45
2 bar intro; vocal thru as per the Beatles version.

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GM151. THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to F
New version; in the Beatles key and the same form.

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THE LOST BOY key G 3:46
2 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, continue thru as per the original Greg Holden version.

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GM406. THE LOST BOY
key - G - range - original key
Lovely acoustic version based on the Greg Holden song used in "Sons of Anarchy".

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THE LOVE I LOST key G 3:30
8 bar piano intro and piano and vocals for first section ; everything kicks in at the chorus ; then verse ; chorus and repeat " I will never ; never.... love again " 3 times ; short 8 bar instrumental break then chorus and repeat " I will never... no never.. love again " 3 times and finish.

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GM63. THE LOVE I LOST
key - G - range - G(below mid C) to E. Big range; but suitable for average male range.
Nice piano intro to this great 70's hit , leading to a cool and live sounding track!
This version is based on the early 90's version.

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THE MIRACLE SONG key F 4:57
2 bar intro ; vocal thru as per Neil Sedaka version.

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G39. THE MIRACLE SONG
key - F - range - Bb to F (optional A top note)
Neil Sedaka hit; given a slightly different feel and arrangement.

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THE MORE I SEE YOU keys - Eb to E 3:31
9 bar intro, vocal in at 17 secs, continue thru, key change at 1:19 and Trumpet solo, vocal back in at 1:48 with "can you imagine...", continue, back to the full song again at 2:21 - basically the same form as the Peter Allen version and with a definite finish.

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GM329.THE MORE I SEE YOU - Eb to E
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to E
Loosely based on the Peter Allen version from 1976, which is similar to the 1966 Chris Montez version! Note the lower key...

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THE MORE I SEE YOU keys - F to Gb 3:31
9 bar intro, vocal in at 17 secs, continue thru, key change at 1:19 and Trumpet solo, vocal back in at 1:48 with "can you imagine...", continue, back to the full song again at 2:21 - basically the same form as the Peter Allen version and with a definite finish.

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GM330. THE MORE I SEE YOU - F to Gb
key - F to Gb - range - C to Gb
Same arrangement as GM329, except a full tone higher.

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THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT key Db 5:10
Same form as the Michael Crawford version..

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GM309. THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT
key - Db - range - Ab to Ab 
Big arrangement of the Andrew Lloyd Webber big song from Phantom Of The Opera.

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THE OLD RUGGED CROSS keys - Ab to A to Bb 6:12
gospel 3/4 feel.
8 bar intro; 4 bar break between verses except for the key change to Bb; which has a 2 bar break.
The form is 2 verses in Ab; one in A and last one in Bb opens up a bit to a jazz like feel.
Nice stops throughout for impact.

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GM135. THE OLD RUGGED CROSS
key - Ab to A to Bb - range - C to Eb
Really smooth arrangement of this well known worship song; with 2 key changes.
 

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THE ONLY COUPLE ON THE FLOOR key Ab 3:31
Acoutic guitar pickup and 4 bar intro; vocal thru as per - no solo - continue and finish.

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GM186. THE ONLY COUPLE ON THE FLOOR
key - Ab - range - Eb to Db
Sinatra covered this cheesy old gem. This version is loosely based on the Irish singer Dominic Kirwan's version.
 

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THE POOR SIDE OF TOWN key Eb 3:44
8 bar intro; vocal thru - same form as the original version.

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GM145. THE POOR SIDE OF TOWN - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
A hit for Johnny Rivers back in 1966.

 

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THE SEA OF LOVE key F 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, short guitar solo at 1:40, vocal in at 2:03 with the bridge and continue thru and finish.

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GM278. THE SEA OF LOVE - F
key - F - range - C to D
The Marty Wilde hit, a full tone down from his and in a similar arrangement and feel.

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THE SMILE HAS LEFT YOUR EYES Pianotrak key D to E 3:09
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru as per the original form, including the key change.

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GM385. THE SMILE HAS LEFT YOUR EYES Pianotrak
key - D to E - range - D to G# (big range)
Lovely ballad from the band Asia, which scored a big hit for them back in 1983.
 

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THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE key Gb to G 3:16
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continue thru as per the original Stevie Wonder form, key change to G.
This is 2 1/2 tones down from the original Stevie key!

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GM390. THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE - Gb to G
key - Gb to G - range - Bb to E
Loosely based on the original Stevie version with freshness added!, but in a lower key.

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THE THRILL IS GONE key Bm 3:07
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru 2 verses, Hammond organ solo over one verse at 1:05, vocal back in at 1:33 with verses 3 and 4, back to the 1st verse again at 2:29 and finish.

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GM256. THE THRILL IS GONE
key - Bm - range - B to A
Fresh arrangement of the B B King blues classic!

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THE WANDERER key C 3:08
4 bar intro; vocal thru; gtr solo; vocal back in at "well I roam from town to town...";
continue; repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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GM105. THE WANDERER - C
key - C - range - F to E
The old Dion hit in a cool, new, fresh arrangement.

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THE WANDERER key B 3:00
4 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru, Hammond solo at 1:35, vocal back in at 1:59 with "well I roam from town to town...", continue and repeat the last line and finish.

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GM236. THE WANDERER - B
key - B - range - E to D#
New version of this Dion classic hit!

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WIND BENEATH MY WINGS key F 4:06
4 bar intro ; vocal thru whole song ; back to the bridge and finish.

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G42. THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS
key - F - range - D to F
Nice & classy version of the huge Bette Midler hit from the film "Beaches".

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THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS key Eb 3:40
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per - repeat the last line ("you are the wind beneath my wings..") 3 times and finish.

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GM161. THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
New version of this hugely popular song; in a lower key.
 

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THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS key Eb Pianotrak 4:25
4 bar intro, vocal in at 18 secs, vocal thru - no solo - vocal back to "did you ever know that you're my hero.." at 3:17, continue thru, repeat the last line at 3:53, rall and finish.

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GM226. THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Very lovely, piano only arrangement of this hugely popular hit for Bette Midler, from the movies "Beaches".
Lou Rawls was the first to achive a major hit with it, back in 1983.

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THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS key F to Gb 4:57
8 bar intro and vocal in at 24 secs, continue thru, 4 bar intro again at 2:11, key change at 2:29 and continue with the 2nd verse and chorus, at 3:43 repeat the chorus, at 4:18 rall the last line, at 4:20 repeat again and finish.

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GM304. THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS - F to Gb
key - F to Gb - range - D to Gb
Very lovely arrangement of this popular gem, loosely based on A Perry Como version, in a higher key.

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THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS - Lou Rawls key F 3:49
2 bar intro - song is in 4/4 - spoken lyrics in at 5 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version form with a definite ending.

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GM340. THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS - Lou Rawls
key - F - range - C to F
This arrangement is based on the Lou Rawls version of this hugely popular song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRCS1AiAzJo
The piano is pretty quiet in the intro because there is a spoken part over it, and that really needs to be included and timed exactly the same to make it work. Check out the youtube link above..

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THERE'S A KIND OF HUSH key Ab 2:48
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru as per the Herman's Hermits version and finish.

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GM328. THERE'S A KIND OF HUSH
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Arrangement loosely based on the original Herman's Hermits version, but in a lower key.

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THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING key C 2:42
8 bar intro, vocal in at 11 seconds, continue through as per the original Nancy Sinatra version, same form with a definite ending.

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GM516. THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING - C
key - C - range - C to C
Very similar arrangement to the original Nancy Sinatra version, with full brass lines included (not on the intro and verse demo).
Same arrangement as GF264 except 2 full tones lower.

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THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING key D 2:42
8 bar intro, vocal in at 11 seconds, continue through as per the original Nancy Sinatra version, same form with a definite ending.

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GM517. THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING - D
key - D - range - D to D
Very similar arrangement to the original Nancy Sinatra version, with full brass lines included (not on the intro and verse demo).
Same arrangement as GF264 except 1 full tone lower.

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THIS IS MY LIFE key Cm / C to Db 4:18
5 bar intro, vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru all the way with a key change and slight rall for the last section of the chorus, finish as per the Bassey versions.

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key - Cm to C (chorus) then Db (last chorus) - range - D to F
Great arrangement of the Shirley Bassey hit, in a male key!
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THIS IS MY LIFE version 2 key Cm, C to Db 3:56
As per Malcolm Roberts version.

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GM358. THIS IS MY LIFE version 2
key - Cm, C for the chorus and a key change to Db - range - D to F (optional Ab)
Great tune that scored a massive hit for Shirley Bassey.
This arrangement is based on the Malcolm Roberts version - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBMdjIlsmjM

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THIS IS MY SONG key D to Eb 2:37
As per the Jerry Vale version.

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GM359. THIS IS MY SONG
key D to Eb - range - E to F
Very lovely version of the Petula Clark hit, written by Charlie Chaplin. The arrangement is based on the Jerry Vale version and doesn't include the verse, only the main theme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6owm3fG_Io

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THIS IS THE MOMENT key Eb to E 3:49
3 bar intro ; vocal thru - this is the short version - verse and straight into the bridge section ( "for all these years..."); continue ; key change for last verse ; big finish. Track has smooth ralls and kick phrases in certain parts - easy to catch.

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GM73. THIS IS THE MOMENT
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to G ( big range - suit high male range).
Hugely popular show tune . Every cabaret and solo act does it ; you've heard it a hundred times ; but check out this fabulously cool and different version - new feel ; subtle, tasty chord changes and quality samples used - it does pay to be different!

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THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND keys D to E 2:46
Loosely based on the Lee Greenwood version, including the key change, but 2 1/2 tones down from the original key.

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GM376. THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND - D to E
key - D to E - range - C# to E
Cool arrangement of this Patriotic song, based on the Lee Greenwood version but in a much lower key!
 

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THIS OLD HOUSE key Eb 2:25
8 bar intro ; vocal thru verse and chorus and straight into next verse and chorus; very short 8 bar violin break; vocal back in for verse and chorus; repeat "Ain't a-gonna need this house no longer, he's a-gettin' ready to meet the saints"... and big finish!

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GM109. THIS OLD HOUSE - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
This version is loosely based on the Boxcar Willie version  - very "country" and pretty bright in tempo - but it works!

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THIS THING OF OURS key F & Ab 3:32
Piano and string intro and vocal in at 19 secs, same form as the Ray Price version.

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GM315. THIS THING OF OURS
key - F to Ab and back to F - original key
Very lovely Ray Price song, from his last album.

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TICKET TO RIDE key Eb 3:12
4 bar intro; vocal thru as per the Beatles version - no solo - vocal back to "I don't know why she's riding so high"; continue; optional falsetto end or ad lib and finish.

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GM101 TICKET TO RIDE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Db (optional Ab falsetto ending!)
Fresh arrangement of the Beatles hit, in an easy key.

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TICKET TO RIDE groove key F 3:46
4 bar intro, vocal in at 10 secs and continue thru the song and go back to " I don't know why she's riding so high.." at 2:21 and continue, then a piano solo from 2:43 to 3:01 and vocal back in with "she's got a ticket to ride......" ,continue and ad lib the ending and finish.

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key - F - range - C to Eb (optional F)
Fantastic groove arrangement based on Brazilian singer Tiago Lorc's take on the Beatles hit, just a tad slower.
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TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLD OAK TREE key E 2:26
8 bar intro; same format as original except definite ending and stays in tempo all the way!!!

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GM110. TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLD OAK TREE - E
key - E - range - C# to E
Nice arrangement of the old DAWN 70's hit.

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TIME IN A BOTTLE key Dm (and D major) 2:46
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through as per the Jim Croce form, in the original key.

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GM485. TIME IN A BOTTLE - Dm
key - Dm (and D major) - range - A to C
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Jim Croce hit from 1973.

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TIME IN A BOTTLE key Em (and E major) 2:46
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through as per the Jim Croce form.

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GM486. TIME IN A BOTTLE - Em
key - Em (and E major) - range - B to D
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Jim Croce hit from 1973.
Same arrangement as GM485 except a full tone higher.

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TIME WON'T LET ME key A 3:10
bar drum fill and 8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru as per the original form with a definite ending.

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GM311. TIME WON'T LET ME - A
key - A - range - A to F# (optional G#) original key
Big hit in the US for The Outsiders back in 1966.

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TIME WON'T LET ME key F 3:10
1 bar drum fill and 8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru as per the original form with a definite ending.

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GM312. TIME WON'T LET ME - F
key - F - range -F to D (optional E)
Big hit in the US for The Outsiders back in 1966 - 2 full tones down from the original.

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TO LOVE SOMEBODY key G 3:28
4 bar intro; vocal thru all the way; repeat the chorus and rall the last line and finish.

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GM141. TO LOVE SOMEBODY - G
key - G - range - D to E (optional G)
Great Livetrak version of this cool Bee Gees song.

 

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TO MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE key Eb 3:47
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "the storms are raging on the rolling sea.."; continue and finish.

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GM172. TO MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE - Eb
key - Eb - range - D to Eb
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of the great Bob Dylan song.
 

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TO WHERE YOU ARE key Bb 3:56
as per the Josh Groban arrangement.

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G40. TO WHERE YOU ARE
key - Bb - cover key
Awesome ballad from Josh Groban. Check out the original at www.joshgroban.com

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TOM JONES MEDLEY (IT'S NOT UNUSUAL / HELP YOURSELF)
keys A & Eb to E 4:42
8 bar intro ; vocal thru full song ; 8 bar intro to HELP YOURSELF ; thru full song ; including key change as per Tom Jones version ; rall the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM64. TOM JONES MEDLEY - demo 1
IT'S NOT UNUSUAL (key - A) HELP YOURSELF (key - Eb to E) - range - original keys.
A medley of two of Tom Jones's biggest hits. Suitable for high Male ranges.
Download the HELP YOURSELF demo below.

TOM JONES MEDLEY - 2nd part demo - HELP YOURSELF

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TOO SHY TO SAY key E 2:52
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per - key change for reprise chorus and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM45. TOO SHY TO SAY
key - E - (chorus in D plus key change for last chorus) - range - E to Eb.
Wonderful Stevie Wonder ballad ; given a really cool groove and stripped back piano/bass and keys. Lovely!
Also sung by Hue and Cry.

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TOUT DE TOI key A 3:47
4 bar intro (2/4 bar at bar 4); same form as the Julio Iglesias version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM174. TOUT DE TOI Pianotrak
key - A - range - E to E
French hit for Julio Iglesias. Arranged for piano only and in a higher key; the original is in F.
 

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TRACES key C to Db 3:06
same form as the original with a definite finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM159. TRACES - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - B to Eb
Huge hit for the Classics IV - note - this version is a full tone down from the original.

 

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TURN AROUND LOOK AT ME key Ab 3:01
4 bar intro and vocal in at 18 secs - same form as the Glen Campbell version, except in a lower key.

MP3 DEMO:
GM237. TURN AROUND LOOK AT ME
key - Ab - range - F (below middle C) to Eb (optional F top note) (huge range!) suitable for lower range male
Lovely song that scored a hit for Glen Campbell. Fresh arrangement in a much lower key.

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TURN OUT THE LAMPLIGHT key Eb 4:10
As per George Benson version from the "GIVE ME THE NIGHT" album.

MP3 DEMO:
SM22. TURN OUT THE LAMPLIGHT
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
wonderful ballad from the George Benson album " Give Me The Night".
Livetrak arrangement.

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TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND - key - C 3:24
8 bar intro ; as per Benson version. 4 bars break ; repeat Chorus twice ; at the very end after the push/stab -sing "TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND " and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
SM11. TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND
key - C -range - F to A - high male key; also suitable for low female range.
George Benson classic!!!

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TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND key Bb 3:38
8 bar intro, vocal in at 20 secs, continue thru - 4 bar break leading into the 2nd verse and vocal back in at 1:35, continue thru the original form and finish!

MP3 DEMO:
GM332. TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND - Bb
key - Bb - range - Eb to G
Livetrak version of the classic George Benson hit! A full tone down from the original key.

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TURNING TABLES key Gm 4:02
Same form as the Adele version, in a male key.

MP3 DEMO:
GM368. TURNING TABLES - Gm
key - Gm - range - G to G
The Adele song, in a male key.

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TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY key A 2:42
form basically as per the original; sax solo; verse; chorus TWICE and finish.
ORIGINAL KEY.

MP3 DEMO:
GM120. TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY - A
key - A - range - A to F#
Sam Cooke gem in the original key.

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TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY key F 2:42

Twistin’ the night away backing track is a wonderfully played song and my version is formed basically as the original, sax solo, verse, chorus twice and the finish. The arrangement of this version is in a lower key like the Sam Cooke version.

If you would like to listen to a short free demo of the brilliant song, click on the MP3 demo link below. After listening to the short demo and you like the feel of the twistin’ the night away backing track, click buy now. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the best providers in unique backing tracks for singers.

MP3 DEMO:
GM119. TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY - F
key - F - range - F to D

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GM244 UNBREAK MY HEART key Am (chorus goes to Cm) 4:08
8 bar intro, vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru the song - the solo break is a tad longer than the original version - starts at 2:22 and ends at 2:36, vocal back in and continue thru and ad lib as per the Braxton version - end with "say you love me.....say you love me......tell me you love me.....unbreak my heart......".

MP3 DEMO:
GM244. UNBREAK MY HEART - Am
key - Am - range - C to G (optional Bb falsetto!)
Uptempo Livetrak arrangement of the Toni Braxton hit. It really has a massive range, but you can get away with keeping to the main Chorus theme and not going for the massive ending that Ms Braxton goes for.
Suitable also for lower female ranges (but you'll need to be in your boots for the bottom notes and then up on your toes for the higher notes).

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UNCHAINED MELODY - key Bb 4:04
4 bar intro ; vocal in ; same format as original just different feel.

MP3 DEMO:
SM7. UNCHAINED MELODY
Nice; fresh; moody version of bland song.
key - Bb - range - D to F

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UNCHAINED MELODY key C 3:47
2 bar intro; vocal thru all the way and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM156. UNCHAINED MELODY - C
key - C - range - E to G (higher male range)
Livetrak arrangement of this popular song.

 

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UNDER THE BOARDWALK key D 2:39
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru as per the original, short solo at 1:45 and vocal back in at 1:58, chorus at 2:14 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM234. UNDER THE BOARDWALK
key - D - range - A to D (optional F#)
Great arrangement of this classic Drifters song, in a more manageable male key.

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UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME key Ab 4:30
Same form as the Bobby Caldwell version, except a full tone lower.

MP3 DEMO:
GM306. UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME - Ab
key - Ab - range - Ab to Ab (suit higher male ranges)
Same version as Gm305 but a full tone lower.

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UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME key Bb 4:29
Same form as the Bobby Caldwell version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM305. UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to Bb (suit really high male!)
Cool arrangement, based on the Bobby Caldwell version of this soul classic, same form with ad libs, in his key.

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UP THE JUNCTION key E 3:16
Same form and key as the original SQUEEZE version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM348. UP THE JUNCTION
key - E - ORIGINAL KEY
SQUEEZE (the band) song. The track is based on the original version and form but doesn't have any guitars included at all so is perfect for a guitarist and singer!

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VENUS key C 2:34
Based on the same form as the Frankie Avalon version.

MP3 DEMO:
GM106. VENUS
key - C - range - C to E
Frankie Avalon hit with a cool melody.

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WALKING BACK TO HAPPINESS  key E to F 2:27
Guitar strum and vocal in right away at 1 sec with the verse, tempo kick in at 15 secs and continue thru as per the song form, KEY CHANGE to F at 1:54 and vocal back in with the last verse, repeat " I shared with you" 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM251. WALKING BACK TO HAPPINESS
key - E to F - range - C# to F
Cool arrangement of the Helen Shapiro hit, in a male key!

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WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS key C 2:48
Piano arpeggio and vocal in at 3 seconds, continue through as per the Freddie Fender form, electric guitar solo at 1:30, vocal back in at 1:53 with "don't you remember the day...", continue through and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM488.
WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS - C
key - C - range - B to D
The Freddie Fender hit in a similar arrangement (with a guitar solo replacing the original synth solo), a full tone lower than the original version. Same arrangement as GM487 except a full tone lower.

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WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS key D 2:48
Piano arpeggio and vocal in at 3 seconds, continue through as per the Freddie Fender form, electric guitar solo at 1:30, vocal back in at 1:53 with "don't you remember the day...", continue through and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM487.
WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS - D
key - D - range - C# to E
The Freddie Fender hit in a similar arrangement (with a guitar solo replacing the original synth solo), a full tone lower than the original version.

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WATCHING THE RIVER RUN key G 3:31
original key, form and similar arrangement.

MP3 DEMO:
GM409. WATCHING THE RIVER RUN
key - G - range - D to E
Loggins and Messina song from their 1973 album "Full Sail".

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WATERLOO SUNSET key Db 3:32
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through all the way, from 3:03 sing "waterloo sunset's fine" four times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM490. WATERLOO SUNSET - Db
key - Db - range - Ab to F (big range)
The Kinks hit, loosely based on the 1996 Cathy Dennis version.
Same arrangement as GM489 except a tone and a half lower.
 

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WATERLOO SUNSET key E 3:32
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through all the way, from 3:03 sing "waterloo sunset's fine" four times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM489. WATERLOO SUNSET - E
key - E - range - B to G# (big range)
The Kinks hit, in the original key but loosely based on the 1996 Cathy Dennis version.

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WE'RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER key Bb to C 3:37
4 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru, key change and sax solo at 2:03, vocal back in at 2:30, continue looping the chorus 4 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM250. WE'RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER
key - Bb to C - range - (C) F to G original key
Wonderful Al Jarreau gem with a fabulous laidback groove!

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WE'VE GOT TONIGHT key A 4:18
4 bar intro and as per Bob Seger original version.

MP3 DEMO:
G41. WE'VE GOT TONIGHT
key - A - cover key. High male key and also suitable for low female range
Wonderful Bob Seger hit ballad.

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WELCOME HOME key F to F# 3:44
pickup and 4 bar intro, vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru as per the original version arrangement and form.

MP3 DEMO:
GM386. WELCOME HOME
key - F to F# - range - C to F
Based on the original Peters and Lee massive hit from 1973, in the original key.
 

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WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS key A 4:55
8 bar intro; verses thru 3 times with 4 bar break between each verse; organ solo in F then the 4 bar break; back to A for the last verse; repeat "everything to God in prayer" and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM136. WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS - A
key - A - range - E to F#
Wonderfully fresh arrangement of the cool worship song - any time I've heard this it's been such a dirge!
Here's something more Bossa based with cool chord changes and a Hammond solo in F - classy yet tasteful.
 

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WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS key F 3:24
4 bar intro; vocal thru 3 verses with 4 bar breaks between each verse; no solo - repeat "everything to God in prayer" and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM164. WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS - F
key - F - range - C to D
Wonderful version based on GM136 but in a lower key and shorter - no solo at all.
 

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD key Ab 3:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru the song, short organ solo at 1:42, vocal back in at 1:58 with "but I do know one and one is two..." continue thru again into bridge at 2:09, continue and finish.

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD (Sam Cooke) - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to F
Fresh arrangement of the wonderful Sam Cooke hit, in a lower key.

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD key F 3:06

What a wonderful world backing track is a lovely song and this version is played as a 4 bar introduction and vocals in at 8 seconds, continue thru the song, short organ solo at 1:42, vocals back in at 1:58 with “but I do know one and one is two..” continue thru again bridge at 2:09, continue and finish. This has a fresh arrangement of the wonderful Sam Cooke hit in a much lower key, suitable for general male ranges.

If you would like to listen to a short preview of this wonderful song, click on the MP3 link below. Once you’ve listened to the demo and would like to purchase what a wonderful backing track, click buy now.

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MP3 DEMO:
WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD (Sam Cooke) - F
key - F - range - C to D
 

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD key F 2:43
2 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru - no solo - back to the 1st verse only -  "I see trees of green....." at 1:43 and then repeat the last line 3 times - "I think to myself.....what a wonderful world..." -  from 2:08 and ad lib the ending.

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GM217. WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD reggae
key - F - range - C to D
Cool reggae arrangement of the classic Louis Armstrong hit. Loosely based on the Ziggy Marley version.

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WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE key Em 3:33
8 bar intro ; vocal thru as per - no solo - dead stop on brass lick.

MP3 DEMO:
GM46 . WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE
key - Em - range - E to G
Great Bobby Caldwell song ; given a cool "live" feel. Also sung by Peter Cox ( Go West - great singer!). check out the demo!!

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WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE key C#m 3:50
8 bar intro and vocal in at 24 secs, continue thru, trombone solo at 2:18, vocal back in at 2:41 with "what you won't do.. you do for love..", continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
GM299. WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE - C#m
key - C#m - range - C# to E
Super new version of this great Bobby Caldwell song and loosely based on his version, but in a lower key.

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WHAT'S GOING ON - key E 3:38
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; shorter solo than original ; vocal back in ; ad lib ending.

MP3 DEMO:
SM16. WHAT'S GOING ON
key -E - range - E to G# (suit high male range)
Super cool version of Marvin Gaye classic.
 

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WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN key A to Bb 4:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru, key change after the bridge at 2:15 into a verse, continue as per the Michael Bolton version, although not as long a rall at the end, back into to a brighter tempo for the ad libs at the end.

MP3 DEMO:
GM257. WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN
key - A to Bb - range - E to G (optional Bb)
Loosely based on a Michael Bolton live version. Great song and great live sounding arrangement.
YouTube version: http://youtu.be/8wfajtmzf00

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

MP3 DEMO:
GM524. WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN - F
key - F - range - C to F (optional G)
Fresh version of the classic Percy Sledge song and I've only highlighted the Bolton version purely for the form of the arrangement. My version is quicker, it doesn't have a key change and is in a very manageable male key.
 

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WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY key E 4:53
4 bar intro, vocal in at 24 secs, continue thru as per the Sam Moore version below..

MP3 DEMO:
GM258. WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY
key - E - range - B to G# (very much a "feel" song)
A soul classic from Sam and Dave. This arrangement is loosely based on the Sam Moore version from the White House Memphis Sounds Performance on Youtube - http://youtu.be/Oj_MeIijCCQ

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