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Dancing on the Ceiling

Music by Lionel Richie

Originally Performed by Lionel Richie

"Dancing on the Ceiling" is a song by American recording artist Lionel Richie. It was written by Richie, Mike Frenchik, and Carlos Rios for his third studio album of the same name (1986), while production was helmed by Richie and James Anthony Carmichael. Released as the album's leading single, it became a worldwide top ten hit, reaching the top five in Sweden, the United States, and the Flemish region of Belgium as well as peaking on the top spot on the national singles chart in Norway.

    Release Date: 1986

Songbooks and Arrangements


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Chet Baker : Greatest Scat Solos : Scat Solo : Songbook : CBSS

Chet Baker : Greatest Scat Solos

Eight famous scat solos over standards, transcribed and notated with the original verbal syllables over each note. These vocal solos are wonderful pieces to use for the study of phrasing, scat vocabulary, and be-bop lines.

Songlist: Introduction, But Not For Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, Do It The Hard Way, Everything Happens To Me, It Could Happen To You, Just Friends, You Make Me Feel So Young, This Is Always

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Voicing: Scat Solo | 9157b | Songbook | $14.95


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


Lionel Richie : Tuskegee : Solo : Songbook : 884088675998 : 1476814546 : 00102730

Lionel Richie : Tuskegee

Named after his hometown in Alabama, this platinum-selling CD features reinterpretations of Lionel Richie's biggest hits, each performed with a special guest artist. Songs: All Night Long (with Jimmy Buffett and Coral Reefer Band) - Dancing on the Ceiling (with Rascal Flatts) - Deep River Woman (with Little Big Town) - Easy (with Willie Nelson) - Endless Love (with Shania Twain) - Hello (with Jennifer Nettles) - Just for You (with Billy Currington) - Lady (with Kenny Rogers) - My Love (with Kenny Chesney) - Sail On (with Tim McGraw) - Say You, Say Me (with Jason Aldean) - Stuck on You (with Darius Rucker) - You Are (with Blake Shelton).

Songlist: Hello, All Night Long (All Night), Easy, Sail On, Stuck On You, You Are, Lady, My Love, Dancing On The Ceiling, Endless Love, Just For You, Say You, Say Me, Deep River Woman

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Lionel Richie | 40165b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Lionel Richie : Lionel Richie Anthology : Solo : Songbook : 073999076752 : 0634081608 : 00306630

Lionel Richie : Lionel Richie Anthology

27 songs from this Grammy-winning platinum-selling singer/songwriter superstar, including: All Night Long (All Night) - Ballerina Girl - Dancing on the Ceiling - Do It to Me - Easy - Endless Love - Hello - Lady - My Love - Penny Lover - Running with the Night - Three Times a Lady - Truly - We Are the World - and more.

Songlist: Hello, All Night Long (All Night), Easy, Sail On, Still, Stuck On You, You Are, Lady, My Love, Ballerina Girl, Heroes, Dancing On The Ceiling, Endless Love, Oh No, Penny Lover, Running With The Night, Say You, Say Me, Sela, Three Times A Lady, Truly, We Are The World, Do It To Me, Just To Be Close To You, Fancy Dancer, Brick House, Deep River Woman, Love Will Conquer All

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Lionel Richie | 40205b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Michael Dansicker : The 16-Bar Theatre Audition Soprano : Solo : Songbook : 073999997231 : 063406343X : 00740253

Michael Dansicker : The 16-Bar Theatre Audition Soprano

Most large audition calls for musical theatre, both professionally and in larger school situations, specify that those auditioning bring in a "16-bar" excerpt. The professionals in musical theatre often complain that singers don't know how to construct an appropriate 16-bar audition, either in choosing a song or in editing an excerpt. With this new series, that problem is solved forever! Editor Michael Dansicker, a composer/producer/music director, is a seasoned musical theatre veteran, with 100 Broadway credits. He brings his expertise and broad knowledge of the literature to this series. Each excerpt has been given a thoughtful, graceful and effective form. No more illegible scribblings for the poor audition accompanist! An enormous variety of literature is represented, from old standards to movie songs to the latest Broadway and Off-Broadway material. With 100 songs per volume, any singing actor, whatever his or her talents and strong suits, will have many choices. In the preface, the editor gives valuable pointers on the nature of a good audition and some factors in choosing songs.

Songlist: And This Is My Beloved, Art Is Calling For Me, As Simple As That, Baubles, Bangles And Beads, Before I Gaze At You Again, Billie, Children Of The Wind, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, A Cockeyed Optimist, Come Home, Comes Once In A Lifetime, Cry Like The Wind, Dancing On The Ceiling, Do I Hear A Waltz?, Don't Like Goodbyes, Falling In Love With Love, Getting Married Today, Glad To Be Unhappy, The Golden Ram, He Was Too Good To Me, Home, How Are Things In Glocca Morra?, How Lovely To Be A Woman, I Belong Here, I Could Have Danced All Night, I Could Write A Book, I Got Lost In His Arms, I Have Dreamed, I Have To Tell You, I Like Him, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5337b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Professional Tracks for Serious Singers : Sing the Songs of Rodgers and Hart (for Female Vocalists) : Solo : Songbook & CD : 888680043254 : 1941566103 : 00141144

Professional Tracks for Serious Singers : Sing the Songs of Rodgers and Hart (for Female Vocalists)

Eight hits from Rodgers & Hart 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: I Didn't Know What Time It Was ¥ My Funny Valentine ¥ Nobody's Heart Belongs to Me ¥ A Ship Without a Sail ¥ Dancing on the Ceiling ¥ It Never Entered My Mind ¥ There's a Small Hotel ¥ Where or When.

Songlist: I Didn't Know What Time It Was, My Funny Valentine, Nobody's Heart Belongs to Me, A Ship Without a Sail, Dancing on the Ceiling, It Never Entered My Mind, There's a Small Hotel, Where or When

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Voicing: Solo | 8366b | Songbook & CD | $24.95


Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart : Rodgers and Hart - A Musical Anthology : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999295603 : 0881883379 : 00307940

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart : Rodgers and Hart - A Musical Anthology

A massive collection of 73 songs, including a foreword by Dorothy Rodgers and indexes by show title and song title. Songs include: Bewitched - Blue Moon - Ev'rybody Loves You - Falling in Love With Love - Have You Met Miss Jones? - I Could Write a Book - I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Isn't It Romantic? - The Lady Is a Tramp - Manhattan - The Most Beautiful Girl in the World - My Funny Valentine - My Romance - Sentimental Me - There's a Small Hotel - Thou Swell - You Took Advantage of Me - and more. Selections range from their most popular productions to some never-before published material - a real collector's item! 288 pages.

Songlist: Soon, Manhattan, Any Old Place With You, At The Roxy Music Hall, Bye And Bye, Here In My Arms, Bewitched, Blue Moon, The Blue Room, Can't You Do A Friend A Favor?, 'Cause We Got Cake, College On Broadway, Come And Tell Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, Disgustingly Rich, Everybody Loves You, Ev'rything I've Got, Falling In Love With Love, Quiet Night, The Girl Friend, Give It Back To The Indians, Glad To Be Unhappy, Happy Hunting Horn, Have You Met Miss Jones?, He Was Too Good To Me, I Could Write A Book, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, I Gotta Get Back To New York, I Like To Recognize The Tune, I Married An Angel, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20242b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart : The Best of Rodgers & Hart - 2nd Edition : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999082111 : 0793528658 : 00308211

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart : The Best of Rodgers & Hart - 2nd Edition

This second edition features 36 of their best, including: Bewitched - Blue Moon - Dancing on the Ceiling - Falling in Love with Love - I Could Write a Book - Isn't It Romantic? - The Lady Is a Tramp - Little Girl Blue - Manhattan - My Funny Valentine - This Can't Be Love - Where or When - and more!

Songlist: Manhattan, Bewitched, Blue Moon, The Blue Room, Dancing On The Ceiling, Falling In Love With Love, Glad To Be Unhappy, Have You Met Miss Jones?, He Was Too Good To Me, I Could Write A Book, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, I Wish I Were In Love Again, Isn't It Romantic?, It Never Entered My Mind, It's Easy To Remember, Johnny One-Note, The Lady is a Tramp, Little Girl Blue, Lover, Mimi, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, Mountain Greenery, My Funny Valentine, My Heart Stood Still, My Romance, Nobody's Heart, Spring Is Here, Ten Cents A Dance, There's A Small Hotel, This Can't Be Love, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20245b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Singers : Solo : Songbook : 884088162894 : 1423430948 : 00311433

Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Singers

Crooners, wailers, shouters, balladeers - some of our greatest pop vocalists have poured their hearts and souls into the musical gems of the Great American Songbook. They sang in nightclubs and concert halls, on television and in films, and left us a legacy of recordings still in play today. Their interpretations entertained us, moved us to tears, and wove lyrics and music into the fabric of our lives, making us see ourselves in these quintessentially American songs. This folio features 100 of these classics by Louis Armstrong (Hello Dolly - What a Wonderful World), Tony Bennett (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Rosemary Clooney (Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep), Nat King Cole (Route 66), Bing Crosby (True Love), Doris Day (Bewitched), Ella Fitzgerald (How High the Moon), Judy Garland (Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody), Dean Martin (Everybody Loves Somebody), Frank Sinatra (Young at Heart), Barbra Streisand (People), Mel Tormé (Heart and Soul), and many, many more.

Songlist: You Belong To Me, True Love, Smile, If, Manhattan, All Of Me, I Love Being Here With You, All The Way, Day By Day, Heart and Soul, I Wanna Be Loved, And I Love You So, Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home, Autumn Leaves, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Cry Me A River, Gypsy In My Soul, That's Entertainment, Sunrise, Sunset, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Bewitched, Blame It On My Youth, People, Born Free, Cabaret, Call Me Irresponsible, Dear Ruby, I Should Care, There Will Never Be Another You, Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2573b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Various Arrangers : The REAL Book for Vocalists - Vol. 1 for High Voice : Solo : Songbook : 884088198916 : 1423451228 : 00240307

Various Arrangers : The REAL Book for Vocalists - Vol. 1 for High Voice

The Real Vocal Book has many of the selections from volumes 1 and 2 of the instrumental Real Books, but now with the lyrics added to the pre-existing melody line. Nearly 300 essential songs compiled especially for singers.

Songlist: Agua De Beber, Alfie, Alice In Wonderland, All Alone (Left Alone), (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings, All Of Me, All Of You, All The Things You Are, Alright, Okay, You Win, Always, Angel Eyes, April In Paris, Are You Havin' Any Fun?, Autumn In New York, Autumn Leaves, Avalon, Azure, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Baltimore Oriole, Basin Street Blues, Bewitched, Beyond The Sea, Billie's Blues, Billie's Bounce, Birdland, The Birth of the Blues, Blame It on My Youth, Blue Skies, Bluesette, Body And Soul, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5186b | Songbook | $29.95


Individual Folios

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Dancing on the Ceiling : SATB : Mac Huff : Lionel Richie : Lionel Richie : Songbook : 08201783 : 073999485134

Mac Huff : Dancing on the Ceiling

Enjoy the classic party sound of the '80s in this Lionel Richie pop hit. Great for show choirs! Performance Time: Approx. 2:35.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (Parts for Trumpet 1 & 2, Tenor Sax, Trombone, Synthesizer, Guitar, Bass and Drums)

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Lionel Richie Performed By: Lionel Richie

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201783 | Showtrax CD Available


Dancing on the Ceiling : SAB : Mac Huff : Lionel Richie : Lionel Richie : Sheet Music : 08201784 : 073999936568

Mac Huff : Dancing on the Ceiling

Enjoy the classic party sound of the '80s in this Lionel Richie pop hit. Great for show choirs! Performance Time: Approx. 2:35.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (Parts for Trumpet 1 & 2, Tenor Sax, Trombone, Synthesizer, Guitar, Bass and Drums)

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Lionel Richie Performed By: Lionel Richie

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201784 | Showtrax CD Available


Dancing on the Ceiling : 2-Part : Mac Huff : Lionel Richie : Lionel Richie : Sheet Music : 08201785 : 073999228953

Mac Huff : Dancing on the Ceiling

Enjoy the classic party sound of the '80s in this Lionel Richie pop hit. Great for show choirs! Performance Time: Approx. 2:35.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (Parts for Trumpet 1 & 2, Tenor Sax, Trombone, Synthesizer, Guitar, Bass and Drums)

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composer: Lionel Richie Performed By: Lionel Richie

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201785 | Showtrax CD Available

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