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Various Arrangers: Doo Wop Barbershop

Song NameComposerArrangerVoicingAs Performed By
Under the BoardwalkKenny YoungThe DriftersTTBBDriftersVoicetrax CD AvailablePreview
SilhouettesBob CreweTom GentryTTBBVoicetrax CD AvailablePreview
Goodnight, Sweetheart, GoodnightCalvin CarterMel KnightTTBBVoicetrax CD AvailablePreview
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveFreddy MercuryChris PetersonTTBBVoicetrax CD AvailablePreview

What a fascinating blend of two great uniquely American styles of vocal harmony! 'Silhouettes' was a hit single by the Rays in 1957. Tom Gentry's arrangement is an audience pleaser that can incorporate visual enhancements such as sunglasses, leather jackets, and choreography. Be sure to let the 'doo-wop' swing feeling be natural and unrushed, when the audience can understand the humor of the story on the text 'you're on the wrong block.' Feel free to experiment with the smoothness of the bass line by having the section sing on an open vowel such as 'du' rather than 'dm.' "Under the Boardwalk." has become one of the most recognized popular songs ever recorded. Allow the syncopated rhythms to sound free and agile while maintaining a god connected flow to the singing. These songs will add a cool touch of nostalgia to your repertoire and are surefire audience pleasers.

Item code: 6055B | Sheet Music | $7.50 |add item to cart
Barbershop  | A Cappella | TTBB | United States
Music series: Close Harmony For Men
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