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Days of Wine and Roses

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Days of Wine and Roses

Music by Henry Mancini, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer

Days of Wine and Roses" is a popular song, from the 1962 movie of the same name. The music was written by Henry Mancini with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. They received the Academy Award for Best Original Song for their work. In 2004 it finished at #39 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs survey of top tunes in American cinema.

The song is composed of two sentences, one for each stanza. They are each sung as three lines.The best-known recording of the song was by Billy Eckstine in 1961 and Andy Williams in 1963, but several other recording artists have also recorded the song, including Dick and Dee Dee, Shirley Bassey, Frank Sinatra, Julie London, Perry Como, Wes Montgomery (1963: Boss Guitar), Robin Gibb and Lenny Breau. Tony Bennett sang his interpretation on his prestigious The Movie Song Album (1966). Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass recorded their version of this song on their Pablo Records album Easy Living. The song has become a jazz standard

    Release Date: 1962, Grammy Winner, Song of the Year, 1964

Songbooks and Arrangements


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Various Arrangers : Jazz Standards : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Jazz Standards

The classic Vincent Youman song "Without a Song" has delighted audiences for decades and has been recorded by artists of every genre. Kirby Shaw has added his superior arranging talent to provide us with a truly wonderful new arrangement. You don't even have to hear this arrangement of "My Funny Valentine" to know how good it is, because it already has the top two ingredients: 1) a great tune, and 2) one of the best arrangers around. Kirby has taken one of the most gorgeous ballads of our time and crafted a special arrangement that's bound to please. "Skylark" - A superbly crafted a cappella rendition of the all-time Hoagy Carmichael favorite standard, carefully woven to ensure logical voice leading for each vocal part. The arrangement smoothly flows from one lush harmony to another, each locked into the surrounding sounds, creating a tightly knit fabric of pure vocal pleasure. Stunning! Kirby Shaw's tradition for creating exceptional a cappella ballads continues with this wonderful arrangement of the Gershwin classic "Embraceable You." Showcase your singers with this very special arrangement!

Songlist: Embraceable You, Misty, My Funny Valentine, Skylark, Someone to Watch Over Me, Without a Song, Days of Wine and Roses

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Voicing: SATB | 4724b | Sheet Music | $12.95 | A Cappella


Andy Williams : Original Keys for Singers : Solo : Songbook : 884088516789 : 1423496418 : 00307160

Andy Williams : Original Keys for Singers

Sing 20 classics just like the incomparable Andy Williams did with this folio that matches his original recordings! Includes: Can't Get Used to Losing You - The Days of Wine and Roses - The Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au) - The Impossible Dream - Moon River - More - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Red Roses for a Blue Lady - Speak Softly, Love - A Time for Us - Where Do I Begin - and more.

Songlist: Butterfly, Maria, Are You Sincere, Emily, The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, Can't Get Used To Losing You, Canadian Sunset, Days of Wine and Roses, Dear Heart, The Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au), The Impossible Dream (The Quest), In The Arms Of Love, Where Do I Begin (Love Theme), Moon River, More (Ti Guardeṛ Nel Cuore), Red Roses For A Blue Lady, Speak Softly, Love (Love Theme), A Time For Us (Love Theme), Village Of St. Bernadette, May Each Day

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Andy Williams | 2741b | Songbook | $17.95 | Voice and Piano


Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - C : Solo : Songbook

Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - C

Features the best tunes of Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Ellington, etc., as well as some pop and jazz standards. There are lyrics on almost every tune, all the verses are included, and the chords are a consensus of how each song has been interpreted by the best jazz artists, almost always hipper than the original changes. Includes vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text. "Singers! All of you should line up and kiss Chuck Sher's feet! For doing these genius fake books for us - I mean, a world without them is inconceivable." - Mark Murphy

Songlist: After You , Again, Agua De Beber (Water To Drink), Ain't No Sunshine, Alice in Wonderland, All About Ronnie, All My Tomorrows, All Of You, All The Way, All Through The Night, Alone Together, Am I Blue?, And The Angels Sing, Anything Goes, As Time Goes By, As We Speak, At Last, At Long Last Love, Autumn Nocturne, Bag's Groove, Baltimore Oriole, A Beautiful Friendship, Begin the Beguine, Bess, You is My Woman, The Best is Yet to Come, Bewitched, Bidin' My Time, Blackberry Winter, Blue and Sentimental, Blue Gardenia, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 7086b | Songbook | $41.95


Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Bb : Solo : Songbook

Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Bb

Features the best tunes of Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Ellington, etc., as well as some pop and jazz standards. There are lyrics on almost every tune, all the verses are included, and the chords are a consensus of how each song has been interpreted by the best jazz artists, almost always hipper than the original changes. Includes vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text. "Singers! All of you should line up and kiss Chuck Sher's feet! For doing these genius fake books for us - I mean, a world without them is inconceivable." - Mark Murphy

Songlist: After You, Again, Agua De Beber (Water To Drink), Ain't No Sunshine, Alice In Wonderland, All About Ronnie, All My Tomorrows, All Of You, All The Way, All Through The Night, Alone Together, Am I Blue?, And The Angels Sing, Anything Goes, As Time Goes By , As We Speak, At Last, At Long Last Love, Autumn Nocturne, Bag's Groove, Baltimore Oriole, Beautiful Friendship, A, Begin the Beguine, Bess, You Is My Woman, Best Is Yet To Come, The , Bewitched, Bidin' My Time, Blackberry Winter, Blue And Sentimental, Blue Gardenia, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 7087b | Songbook | $41.95


Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Eb : Solo : Songbook

Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Eb

Features the best tunes of Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Ellington, etc., as well as some pop and jazz standards. There are lyrics on almost every tune, all the verses are included, and the chords are a consensus of how each song has been interpreted by the best jazz artists, almost always hipper than the original changes. Includes vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text. "Singers! All of you should line up and kiss Chuck Sher's feet! For doing these genius fake books for us - I mean, a world without them is inconceivable." - Mark Murphy

Songlist: After You , Again , Agua De Beber (Water To Drink), Ain't No Sunshine, Alice in Wonderland, All About Ronnie, All My Tomorrows, All Of You, All The Way, All Through The Night, Alone Together, Am I Blue?, And The Angels Sing, Anything Goes, As Time Goes By, As We Speak, At Last, At Long Last Love, Autumn Nocturne, Bag's Groove, Baltimore Oriole, A Beautiful Friendship, Begin the Beguine, Bess, You is My Woman, The Best is Yet to Come, Bewitched, Bidin' My Time, Blackberry Winter, Blue and Sentimental, Blue Gardenia, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 7088b | Songbook | $41.95


Frank Sinatra : Original Keys for Singers - More of His Best : Solo : Songbook : 884088414306 : 1423484142 : 00307081

Frank Sinatra : Original Keys for Singers - More of His Best

40 more timeless standards from Ol' Blue Eyes, all in their original keys.

Songlist: All Of Me, Almost Like Being In Love, Change Partners, Cheek To Cheek, Come Dance With Me, The Continental, Days of Wine and Roses, Don't Worry 'Bout Me, Don'cha Go 'Way Mad, The End Of A Love Affair, Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words), The Good Life, How Little We Know, I Concentrate On You, I Could Write A Book, I Hadn't Anyone Till You, I Love Paris, I'm Glad There Is You (In This World Of Ordinary People), In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, Isle Of Capri, It Happened In Monterey, It Might As Well Be Spring, Lean Baby, Luck Be A Lady, Moonlight Becomes You, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Night We Called It A Day, Old Devil Moon, Only The Lonely, Pocketful Of Miracles, and more

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Frank Sinatra | 7816b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Henry Mancini : The Henry Mancini Collection : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088533830 : 1617740098 : 00313522

Henry Mancini : The Henry Mancini Collection

With four Oscars and 20 Grammys to his credit, Henry Mancini is one of the most successful composers and arrangers of all time. This superb collection includes 45 songs spanning his illustrious career, including his popular television theme songs and movie classics: Baby Elephant Walk - Breakfast at Tiffany's - Charade - Days of Wine and Roses - Inspector Clouseau Theme - Le Jazz Hot - Mr. Lucky - Moon River - Newhart Main Title Theme - Peter Gunn - The Pink Panther - Remington Steele Theme - A Shot in the Dark - The Thorn Birds - Whistling Away the Dark - and more.

Songlist: Sometimes, Crazy World, You And Me, A Shot In The Dark, Inspector Clouseau Theme, March Of The Cue Balls, Arabesque, Slow Hot Wind (Lujon), Baby Elephant Walk, Experiment In Terror, Breakfast At Tiffany's, I'll Give You Three Guesses, Smile Away Each Rainy Day, Whistling Away The Dark, Charade, Days of Wine and Roses, Dear Heart, Dreamsville, Mr. Lucky, A Cool Shade Of Blue, How Soon, The Molly Maguires, Theme From Hatari, Mostly For Lovers, It's Easy To Say, The Dancing Cat, What's Happening, Moment To Moment, In The Arms Of Love, Le Jazz Hot, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20316b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Johnny Mercer : Too Marvelous for Words - The Magic of Johnny Mercer : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088682590 : 0897249526 : 00321749

Johnny Mercer : Too Marvelous for Words - The Magic of Johnny Mercer

Classic ballads and beautiful love songs including: Autumn Leaves - Blues in the Night - Come Rain or Come Shine - Charade - Goody Goody - I Remember You - Moon River - That Old Black Magic - Too Marvelous for Words (lead song) - and more. Sixty songs in all!

Songlist: DREAM, EMILY, LAURA, SKYLARK, DEARLY BELOVED, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, CHARADE (FROM 'CHARADE'), COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, DAY IN DAY OUT, Days of Wine and Roses, HOW LITTLE WE KNOW, I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU, I WANNA BE AROUND, SATIN DOLL (VOCAL VERSION), SUMMER WIND, TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS, YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY, EARLY AUTUMN, I'M AN OLD COWHAND (FROM THE RIO GRANDE), FOOLS RUSH IN (WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD), BOB WHITE (WHATCHA GONNA SWING TONIGHT?), TRAV'LIN' LIGHT, GOODY-GOODY, AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE, AND THE ANGELS SING, ANY PLACE I HANG MY HAT IS MY HOME, ARTHUR MURRAY TAUGHT ME DANCING IN A HURRY (PRINT), AUTUMN LEAVES A/K/A LES FEUILLES MORTES, DRINKING AGAIN, G.I. JIVE, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20249b | Songbook | $22.95 | PVG


Johnny Mercer : The Johnny Mercer Centennial Sheet Music Collection : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088688738 : 0739074776 : 00322363

Johnny Mercer : The Johnny Mercer Centennial Sheet Music Collection

Johnny Mercer (1909-1976) was not only one of America's greatest lyricists - he helped define the American South from the outside in. His words paint rich and vivid portraits of life in his native Georgia. Mercer wrote a wide variety of songs, from lush, dreamy ballads to plays on colloquial American expressions. He joined forces with some of the most talented composers of his day, including Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, and Henry Mancini, to fashion one of the most startlingly original catalogs in American popular music. This songbook commemorates the centennial of his birth with piano/vocal sheet music arrangements (including guitar chord frames) for 46 of his most famous and best-loved classics.

Songlist: DREAM, EMILY, LAURA, SKYLARK, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, CHARADE (FROM 'CHARADE'), COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, DAY IN DAY OUT, Days of Wine and Roses, I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU, I WANNA BE AROUND, SATIN DOLL (VOCAL VERSION), SUMMER WIND, TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS, YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY, I'M AN OLD COWHAND (FROM THE RIO GRANDE), FOOLS RUSH IN (WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD), GOODY-GOODY, AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE, AND THE ANGELS SING, ANY PLACE I HANG MY HAT IS MY HOME, AUTUMN LEAVES A/K/A LES FEUILLES MORTES, DRINKING AGAIN, G.I. JIVE, GLOW WORM, THE, HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD, I'M OLD FASHIONED (Lyric Version), IN THE COOL COOL COOL OF THE EVENING, JEEPERS CREEPERS, LAZYBONES (a/k/a LAZY BONES), and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20251b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Professional Tracks for Serious Singers : Sing the Songs of Johnny Mercer, Volume 1 (for Male Vocalists) : Solo : Songbook & CD : 888680033637 : 194156612X : 00138902

Professional Tracks for Serious Singers : Sing the Songs of Johnny Mercer, Volume 1 (for Male Vocalists)

Nine Mercer compositions for male singers are presented in this package which is designed to provide the at-home singer with an actual professional setting. The CD features orchestral interludes and instrumental solos typical of a live club performance, retaining the natural performance flow of an actual performance with an accompanying rhythm section or orchestra. Includes the songs: Come Rain or Come Shine - Charade - The Days of Wine and Roses - Dream - I'm Old Fashioned - I Wanna Be Around - Jeepers Creepers - Moon River - One for My Baby.

Songlist: Come Rain or Come Shine, Charade, Days of Wine and Roses, Dream, I'm Old Fashioned, I Wanna Be Around, Jeepers Creepers, Moon River, One for My Baby

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Voicing: Solo | 8364b | Songbook & CD | $24.95


Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - Jazz : Solo : Songbook : 884088862497 : 1476875502 : 00110387

Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - Jazz

A great resource of 100 classics of American songwriting arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames.

Songlist: Love You Madly, Dancing In The Dark, All Alone, All Blues, All Or Nothing At All, The Lamp Is Low, Almost Like Being In Love, Alone Together, Along Came Betty, Lucky To Be Me, And The Angels Sing, Angel Eyes, As Time Goes By, Sweet Lorraine, Summertime, Star Eyes, Django, There Is No Greater Love, Bernie's Tune, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce), Blue Moon, Bluesette, Emily, If I Had You, But Not For Me, Allen's Alley, Reunion Blues, Can't We Be Friends, Just Friends, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2559b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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Days of Wine and Roses : SATB : Steve Zegree : Henry Mancini : Days of Wine and Roses : Songbook : 00-41609 : 038081466897

Steve Zegree : Days of Wine and Roses

Comprised of only two sentences, this Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer masterpiece won the Academy Award for Best Original Song when it was featured in the film of the same name. Vocal jazz groups will savor this luscious treatment.

Arranger: Steve Zegree | Composer: Henry Mancini | Lyricist: Johnny Mercer | Musical: Days of Wine and Roses

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-41609


Days of Wine and Roses : SATB : Russell Robinson : Henry Mancini : Days of Wine and Roses : Sheet Music : 00-WBCH9433 : 029156115024

Russell Robinson : Days of Wine and Roses

Russ's setting of this Academy Award winning song from the motion picture Days of Wine and Roses captures the loveliness of the melody. The voice leading is excellent, and makes the work very accessible. Perfect for concert or showchoir, this superb arrangement will be a highlight of any performance.

Arranger: Russell Robinson | Composer: Henry Mancini | Lyricist: Johnny Mercer | Musical: Days of Wine and Roses

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-WBCH9433

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