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Show Classics

Show Classics
A Time For Us (Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet)

EZ! Beautiful love song, features your Lead. Go for it!

Aba Daba Honeymoon (CU)

A Debbie Reynolds musical dance comedy hit! And a great possibility for chorus contest staging!

Here's a clip from the musical.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

After You've Gone (CU)

This song was recorded by ALL the jazz greats! It combines driving beat with jazzy stuff. You'll have fun competing with this one.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

An Affair To Remember

EZ! Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr title song. Romantic! (not too difficult)

Another Op'ning, Another Show

EZ! Cole Porter's great opener...lyrics tailored for US!

Anything Can Happen If You Let It (CU)

From the new Mary Poppins musical!

Anywhere I Wander

EZ! Beautiful ballad from "Hans Christian Andersen."

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Band Played On, The (medley)

EZ! Includes Shine On Harvest Moon / By the Light of the Silvery Moon.

This song is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Banjo's Back In Town

This goes wild with RHYTHM! Fun for gigs and shows! They'll ask for this one again and again.

Basin Street Blues

EZ! Audience pleaser. Neat and bluesy!

Bill (He's Just My...) (CB)

Yummy contest ballad!

Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home (CU)

This is an audience killer! You gotta see it to believe it!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Blue Hawaii

This song is part of the HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT/BLUE HAWAII medley. You will be getting two for the price of one!

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Famous Andrew Sisters 40s uptune.

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

EZ! A Neil Sedaka 60's doo-wop smash hit! This one is a classic and a favorite among audiences everywhere. Fair warning...they'll want to sing along with you!

Bring On The Beautiful Girls (CU)

Strong driving uptune! A Nancy B original!

Broadway Medley (CU)

Hit the stage with a fabulous array of Broadway songs: There's Something I Like About Broadway, You Gotta Have A Little Bit Of Broadway In Ya, Opening Night On Broadway.

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

EZ! Nostalgic hit ballad made famous by Glen Campbell.

California, Here I Come

Short and sweet…great for show opener!

Carolina In The Morning (CU)

EZ! FUN...soft shoe rhythm - you'll love it!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Creole Cutie

Great BEAT! Also available in 8-parts for men/women

Cuddle Up A Little Closer

EZ! Singing Valentine favorite!

Cuddle Up A Little Closer

Need a song for your Val-O-Gram’s? This one is short and EZ!

This song is available for $25.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup (CB)

Nat King Cole made this ballad famous! AND the lyrics meet the current SAI standards (2015) for contestability!

Don't Blame Me

Almost contest but not quite! Great 40s ballad...

Don't Call Me Sweetie 'Cause I'm Bitter

EZ! and FUN!

This original song is available for $25.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Down and Out Blues

"Nobody knows ya when you're down and out!" Great jazzy show tune!

Dry Bones

EZ! Classic! "Dem bones dem bones gonna..."

This song is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Everywhere You Go

EZ! Show closer. Upbeat!

Fifteen Minute Intermission

EZ! A short one to announce your break!

Frog Kissin'

EZ! Burl Ives folk song...COMEDY!

George M. Cohan Medley (CU)

Exciting songs by the legendary George M. Cohan tied up in package suitable for contest!

The song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Get Happy

EZ! FUN! Forget your troubles and sing it! Fabulous Judy Garland hit. Many others have made it a hit, too. Now make it yours!

Goin' Out Of My Head

Fun 50's with a beat! Definitely NOT barbershop!

Gonna Get Along Without You Now

The 50's "uh-huh" song made a big hit when Patience & Prudence recorded their version in 1956!

Goodbye, You Phony Lyin' Baby

EZ! Parody of BBS classic "Coney Island Baby"...FUN!

Goodtime Barbershop & Variety Show

NEW! Rousing show opener that perfectly describes YOUR N'awlins show!

This original song is available for $30.00 plus a per copy fee of only $1.00 to help with website maintenance.

Happy Birthday

EZ! You gotta HAVE IT! Alternate example included.

Hawaiian War Chant / Blue Hawaii

EZ! Honest...! Sweet Adeline Catalog number AO 3222 and AO 3221.

Hello, Hollywood, Hello

EZ! Terrific show opener...a Nancy B original! Perfect for a HOLLYWOOD show. Use this opener to write your own parody for a different show theme!

This Nancy B original is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Her Bathing Suit Never Got Wet

Andrews Sisters stuff...COMEDY!

Hey, Look Me Over (Opener)

This peppy showtune is the perfect opener for your new show! See Contest Uptunes for a more lengthy version.

How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

EZ! Snappy beat! Designed as a closer.

I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate (CU)

Great beat! Fun lyrics. Try it...you'll love it!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time (CB)

EZ! Andrews Sisters swing ballad.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

I'll Never Smile Again

Great 40s ballad; great singing!

I'm A Woman (Double U-O-M-A-N) Soloists with chorus

S-H-O-W-S-T-O-P-P-E-R-!
Feature your jazziest voices as soloists; the chorus backup is easy and you'll BLOW 'EM AWAY! 
Listen to YouTube to get an idea of how it's done at Smokey Joe's Cafe... 
youtube.com/watch?v=O4CFXnXBDfc

I'm Beginning To See The Light

Swing beat...40's flavor!
 

I'm Gonna Follow The Boys Over There (CU)

This popular world war medley is Top Stuff! Contest, too! Contains I'm Gonna Follow the Boys / Goodbye Broadway, Hello France / Over There! (Alternate title is World War Medley. Same fabulous arrangement!)

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together

Show closer!

I've Been Waiting For Your Phone Call for 18 Years (CB)

EZ! A blast! Funniest ballad yet!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

If I Only Had A Brain (CU)

One of the most wonderful songs from The Wizard Of Oz! This one was sung by the Scare Crow. You will have such fun with this song!

In The Still Of The Night

A moving ballad designed to show off exceptional singers!

Irish Medley (Harrigan / Toora Loora Loora)

EZ! Complete your Irish theme with these favorites.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

It Had To Be You

Verse and chorus. GREAT singing!

It Had To Be You / Nevertheless

Nice pair of songs!

Ja-Da / Everybody's Doing It (CU)

Great upbeat contest tune. One of Nancy's favorites!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Jalousie (4 or 8 parts)

Fun for SHOW! Great spoof of the 20's era. Chorus/Quartet or Quartet/Quartet or Chorus/Chorus.

Jazz Came Up The River (CU)

EZ! Swing beat...fun...a classic!

This original song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

K-K-K-Katie

EZ! The only G-G-G-Girl that I adore...FUN!

This song is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

LaWanda Darlene, The Rodeo Queen (CU)

EZ! LaWanda has moved to the contest stage! FUN!

This original song is available for $50.00 plus a per copy fee of only $1.00 to help with website maintenance.

Let Me Sing And I'm Happy (CU)

Irving Berlin swing tune...great message!

Lili Marlene

Classic ballad from WWI - poignant story.

Little Man Who Wasn't There, The

NEW! EZ! WHOOO-EEE...need a spooky little tune for a spooky-funny spot in your act? Here 'tis!

Little On The Lonely Side, A

Nice swing standard. Great singing.

Love Me With All Your Heart

EZ! Ballad with Latin flavor. "Cuando calienta el sol..."

Lover Come Back To Me (CB)

Wonderful, challenging, contestable song! If it was a hit for Jeannette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, it might just thrill your audiences, too!

MacNamara's Band

Very EZ!...Can't do Irish without it!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Mama Goes Where Papa Goes

This toe-tapper is sure to please your audiences! There is a showoff spot for your hot-time soloist.

Man I Love, The

Yummy Gershwin ballad - audiences LOVE it!

Music, Music, Music (Put Another Nickel In...)

EZ! Special lyrics make it a great OPENER!

My Heart Belongs To Daddy

NEW! EZ! If you have a singer who enjoys a Marilyn Monroe moment, this one is for her! Includes simple harmonies for other 3 parts. Excellent change-of-pace song for entertainment package. This classic has been around and continues throughout the decades. No one put herself into a song like Marilyn did!

My Old Kentucky Home

NEW! EZ! Beautifully simple Stephen Foster classic. Resurrect this song by putting your own interpretive touch on it!

Nevertheless

Swing ballad...also see It Had To Be You.

New Ashmolian Marching Society And Students Conservatory Band

EZ! Great band song You'll LOVE it!

Nostalgia Medley (5 turn-of-the-century songs)

EZ! Memorable collection of 5 favorites! Shine On Harvest Moon / Silvery Moon / Mary's A Grand Old Name / The Band Played On / Sweet Adeline.

This song is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Oh By Jingo!

EZ! Fast and FUN!

On Eagle's Wings

An inspirational devotional song based on Psalm 91 made popular by Josh Groban. Appropriate for many Christian services as well as funeral services.

One Of Those Songs

EZ! Jimmy Durante theme song. Good beat!

Only You (and You Alone)

50's hit by The Platters. Remember?

Opening Night On Broadway (CU)

Classic! Good beat, interesting story...fairly easy. Strong BBS!

This original song is available for $50.00 plus a per copy fee of only $1.00.

Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (CU)

A driver with lots of key changes...EXCITING!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Rag Mop

EZ! Easy 40's FUN!

Ragtime Cowgirl Jo (CU)

EZ! Cute and catchy contest uptune. Old chestnut...

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Red Hot! (CU)

Cute, a little vampy, FUN to perform!

This Nancy B original is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Roll Out The Barrel (Beer Barrel Polka) (women's opener)

EZ! Short showtune version for women. Also see the Contest Uptune version.

Rosie / Must've Been A Beautiful Baby Medley (CU)

Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren wrote two goodies decades apart that belong together! Not only that...this medley is an ideal contest uptune. The harmonies just fall into place...you'll enjoy singing this one! This one is also available in the lower key of F for the asking.

San Francisco (Open Your Golden Gate)

A dramatic presentation of Judy Garland's "San Francisco". Have a look on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSr47vIUz94.
Your show would be a wonderful way to showcase this song. 

Second Hand Rose (CB)

EZ! Good comedy, ala Streisand...and good BBS, too.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Second Hand Rose / She Is More To Be Pitied... (CB)

Great COMEDY and great BARBERSHOP!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Singin' In The Rain / Isn't It A Lovely Day Medley

NEW! EZ! Add Fred & Ginger's "Isn't It A Lovely Day To Be Caught In The Rain" to Gene Kelly's "Singin' In The Rain" and you have a joyous pair of DANCING LOVE SONGS!

South America, Take It Away!

Comedy, first-class! Rumba beat, clever lyrics.

St. Louis Blues

EZ! Classic JAZZ song...WOW your audience with this sultry rendition first adapted by Glenn Miller! Can also be sung in a fast march tempo if you're so inclined.

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Suddenly There's A Valley (CB)

Add your name to the many greats who performed this song filled with faith and hope: Gogi Grant, Petula Clark, Jo Stafford, Reba McIntire, Andy Williams, The Drifters and many others!

Sweet Adeline

EZ! Very easy, very basic, very short, very EXCITING!

Swinging On A Star

EZ! Bing Crosby delighted the choir boys in "Going My Way" with this tune! Audiences still love it!

Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-Der-E (Can-Can Song)

EZ! THIS will liven up your show!!

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

EZ! EZ! EZ! It's a CLASSIC!

This song is available for $30.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

That Old Feeling

Classic 40's ballad with a great love story. It was a hit in the 50's in the Rita Hayward movie and revived again in the 60's when Frank Sinatra recorded it.

That's All

Love the 40's? Well, your tenor will thrill you with this solo. It became a big hit when Nat King Cole sang it in 1957 and it is still being recorded regularly in this decade! "I can only give you love that lasts forever." YUM! A non-barbershop showoff arrangement for your performances that will please EVERY audience!

There Will Never Be Another You (CB)

NEW! A classic Jazz Standard by Harry Warren & Mack Gordon, recorded by Frank Sinatra and too many other jazz artists to mention! You'll really enjoy this one!

There's No Business Like Show Business

EZ! No show is complete without Irving Berlin's great NO BIZ like SHO BIZ!

These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You

Classic 40's ballad sung by ALL the Greats! It's still being sung and winning audiences today. Just listen to Michael Buble's version. Great singing!

Three Little Fishies

EZ! Dumb nonsense song! Great Novelty number for your 40's show. FUN!

Tiger Rag

This piece has been in every jazz club since the early 20's. It's still makin' the rounds and gives audiences the urge to clap their hands and stamp their feet!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

Try To Remember

"...the kind of September." LOVELY ballad from The Fantastiks!

Twenties Sing-A-Long (4 songs)

EZ! Medley of all-time 20's favorites (One of Those Songs / Five Foot Two / Ain't She Sweet / Yessir, That's My Baby)

Twilight Time

EZ! 50's swing ballad...a LOVELY song!

Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Great SWINGER sung by The BUZZ! You'll LOVE IT!

Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

EZ! Hot arrangement of classic song!

This song is available for $50.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

We'll Meet Again

EZ! Good sign-off song...

We're Off To See The Wizard

Fun showtune from "The Wizard Of OZ"...a Judy Garland favorite.

When You're Smiling

Judy Garland's OPENER. First class entertainment!

While Strolling Through The Park

EZ! An old-fashioned classic! Do it serious - or spoof it!

This song is available for $25.00 plus per copy fee of $1.00.

While We're Young

NEW! Beautiful melodic lovesong, featured by Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians. "Songs were made to sing while we're young..." Ah, yes. A bit rangy for lead...take a look!

Yesterday I Heard The Rain

NEW! A classic song with all the elements of a TOP CONTEST BALLAD! Could be your ticket to success...give it a LOOK!

*If you are considering singing this arrangement, please click on CONTACT US at the top of this page and write Nancy a note. She will respond to you right away with some IMPORTANT information. 

You may not purchase this song from the website.

You Don't Know Me (CB)

NEW! Smash 50's hit ballad performed by the GREATS has now entered the barbershop contest world! If you can send a ballad over the footlights, this may be your song...give it a look. Top Drawer!

*If you are considering singing this arrangement, please click on CONTACT US at the top of this page and write Nancy a note. She will respond to you right away with some IMPORTANT information. 

You may not purchase this song from the website.

You'll Never Know

NEW! 40s love song. A beauty! A hit for the group that enjoys a challenge of thrilling their audience with this one.

 

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