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Your Smiling Face

Music by James Taylor, Lyrics by James Taylor

"Your Smiling Face" is a hit single by singer James Taylor. First available on the album JT, and released as the album's sophomore single in September 1977, "Your Smiling Face" peaked at number 11 in Cash Box magazine and at 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 near year's end. It reached number 11 on the RPM Top Singles chart in Canada. On Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, it reached number 6.

    Release Date: 1977

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Various Arrangers : Pop Classics for Mixed Voices : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Pop Classics for Mixed Voices

Thie Olivia Newton-John hit from the '70s "Let Me Be There" translates perfectly as a gospel-edged pop piece for today's choirs. There's a little hint of Elvis, too. Well-crafted choral writing combines with rhythmic drive to make your group come alive. There's a brief hand clapping a cappella section as the piece builds toward the big finish. "Build Me Up Buttercup" - Think collegiate-style a cappella with a street corner, doo-wop twist! Great individual vocal lines layer to make this a full-sounding choral from start to finish. An excellent change of pace in any concert. Scat your way to success with this inventive vocal setting of the '70s favorite "Pick Up the Pieces", a soul classic by the Average White Band. "Your Smiling Face" - A show stopper, for sure! Arranged in a collegiate, street-corner a cappella-style, with a featured Tenor solo. A fantastic change of pace. Considered to be their farewell single, the 1983 ABBA hit "Thank You For The Music" gently grooves in this contemporary a cappella setting from Kirby Shaw. A great choice for smaller ensembles or concert groups. "Without a song or a dance, what are we?"

Songlist: Build Me Up Buttercup, Pick Up the Pieces, Let Me Be There, Your Smiling Face, Thank You For The Music

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Voicing: SATB | 8319b | Sheet Music | $9.50


James Taylor : The Best of : Solo : Songbook : 654979064541  : 00-PFM0311

James Taylor : The Best of

James Taylor is a Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter and guitarist born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Carrboro, North Carolina. Taylor's career began in the mid-1960s, but his commercial and critical breakthrough came with the 1970 album Sweet Baby James, a collection of sensitive and introspective songs ranked among the greatest folk rock albums ever. He was part of a wave of singer-songwriters of the time that also included Cat Stevens, Carole King, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Tom Rush, and Jackson Browne, as well as Carly Simon, whom Taylor later married, although the marriage did not last. During the early seventies his work achieved success among critics and the public, with hit singles like Fire and Rain and the U.S. number-one You've Got a Friend, a cover of Carole King's song. His 1976 album Greatest Hits was certified diamond and has sold more than 11 million copies. After the very successful JT (1977), he retained a large audience over the decades. This anthology captures the artistic essence of the legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor.

Songlist: Bittersweet, Carolina In My Mind, Country Road, Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight, Fire & Rain, Golden Moments, Handy Man Print , How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Long Ago And Far Away, Mexico, Only A Dream In Rio , Shower The People, Something In The Way She Moves, Steamroller, Sweet Baby James, Up On The Roof, Walking Man, You Can Close Your Eyes, Your Smiling Face, You've Got A Friend

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by James Taylor | 5381b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


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Your Smiling Face : SATB : Ken Berg : James Taylor : James Taylor : Songbook : 00-33137 : 038081360454

Ken Berg : Your Smiling Face

A show stopper, for sure! Arranged in a collegiate, street-corner a cappella-style, with a featured Tenor solo. A fantastic change of pace.

Arranger: Ken Berg | Composer: James Taylor Performed By: James Taylor

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-33137

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