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Helplessly Hoping

Music by Steven Stills

Originally Performed by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

"Helplessly Hoping" is a 1969 song by the American folk rock group Crosby, Stills, and Nash, written purposefully in alliterative form by Stephen Stills. They recorded the song at Wally Heider's Studio 3, Hollywood in December 1968 during their first recording session as a group, with producer Paul Rothchild. The song was first released by Atlantic Records on Crosby, Stills, and Nash's debut album Crosby, Stills & Nash on May 29, 1969.[3] In June 1969, they released it as the B-side of their debut single "Marrakesh Express". The song was prominently featured in the 2018 Alex Garland film Annihilation

    Release Date: 1969


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Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Deke Sharon : Love Songs A Cappella : Mixed 5-8 Parts : 01 Songbook : 073999565096 : 0634055240 : 08743515

Deke Sharon : Love Songs A Cappella

Love Songs are a staple of most performing groups. Here are five different expressions of love, scored for mixed voices, in five-part SATB (div).

Songlist: Helplessly Hoping, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), I Can't Make You Love Me, So Far Away, True Colors

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 1009b | Songbook | $5.95 | A Cappella


King's Singers : Simple Gifts : SATB divisi : 01 Songbook : 884088262594 : 1423459024 : 08749091

King's Singers : Simple Gifts

Based on their Grammy Award-winning album, this compilation by The King's Singers features an eclectic collection of songs. A stunning variety of folksongs, spirituals and pop songs.

Songlist: Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair, Deep River, The Gift to Be Simple, Helplessly Hoping, I Love My Love, She's Always A Woman, The Turtle Dove, Valparaiso, When She Loved Me, You Are The New Day, You Can Close Your Eyes

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Performed by King's Singers | 8907b | Songbook | $8.95 | A Cappella | Companion CD Available


Various Arrangers : Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young A Cappella : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young A Cappella

Here is the 1970 pop hit by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young "Teach Your Children" in an a cappella setting that is fresh and unique! Rhythmically free and expansive, the melody harmonized in triads is juxtaposed against long accompanying vocal lines to highlight the powerful message inherent in the text. The Crosby, Stills and Nash song from their debut 1969 album "Helplessly Hoping" translates perfectly to the signature vocal style of the King's Singers. "After The Gold Rush" is the haunting song by Neil Young in a richly expressive a cappella setting. Audiences love these pop classics and great for the parents to sing along with.

Songlist: Helplessly Hoping, After The Gold Rush, Teach Your Children

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 7201b | Sheet Music | $5.45 | A Cappella


King's Singers : Love Songs : 00  1 CD : 635212056523 : SGUK565.2

King's Singers : Love Songsnew

It's no surprise that The King's Singers have recorded a huge number of love songs on all kinds of albums over the last fifty years. Some of these were albums devoted to love songs like Chanson d'amour and Romance du soir. Other albums couldn't help but include music about love, although their theme was actually different. This album, Love Songs, is a chance to revisit some of the ensemble's favorite tracks that they've recorded over the last two decades, compiled from across their back catalogue with Signum Records. The tracks they've chosen have come from five different albums, released between 2008 and 2017. Rather than trying to take in any of the enormous number of classical love songs from the back catalogue, the group wanted to focus on some of the best folk songs, jazz standards, and pop songs that have featured in King's Singers concerts throughout their history. This selection has been curated especially to celebrate the group's favorite recent albums, and to show how rich and varied the tapestry of love songs we have today is.

Songlist: When She Loved Me, All of Me, I've Got the World on a String, Tuoll on Mun Kultani, Don't Worry About Me, April Come She Will, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered, Arrirang, Quand Tu Dors PRéS de Moi, Beyond the Sea, Love Is Here to Stay, I Love My Love, O My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose, I Won't Dance, Helplessly Hoping, At Last, Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy, When I Fall in Love

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4031c | 1 CD | $16.95


King's Singers : Simple Gifts : 00  1 CD : 121

King's Singers : Simple Gifts

"Simple Gifts" is a very rare and special gift to us, as it represents the first full a cappella studio album by the legendary King's Singers in 10 years. Arguably the most popular a cappella group of all time, whose flawless harmonies grace over 30 finely-crafted CDs and a slew of songbooks in the Primarily A Cappella online catalog, we will assume that you know how good these six British men really are. So let's talk about some of the 16 carefully-selected songs: Billy Joel's classic "She's Always A Woman," James Taylor's sublime "You Can Close Your Eyes," the traditional joyous round "The Gift to Be Simple," Stephen Stills' harmonic CSN&Y gem "Helplessly Hoping," some wonderfully-arranged spirituals, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Deep River," "The Water is Wide" and "Steal Away," all of which feature some sweet deep bass leads. Randy Newman's poignant "When She Loved Me," Sting's "Valparaiso," Paul Simon's "April Come She Will Come" these are some of our picks for the most beautiful songs of all time. They are arranged by group member Phillip Lawson, Bob Chilcott and Peter Knight, and then sung as beautifully as you can imagine by the King's Singers. The King's Singers incredible blend and tuning goes to ensure that this is probably their finest recording in a long time. Enough said!

Songlist: She's Always A Woman, You Can Close Your Eyes, Greensleeves, The Gift to be Simple, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Helplessly Hoping, Deep River, Black is the Color, I Love My Love, The Water is Wide, When She Loved Me, Valparaiso, The Turtle Dove, April Come She Will, Steal Away, You are the New Day

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Performed by King's Singers | 8907c | 1 CD | $16.95 | A Cappella | Companion Songbook Available


Various Artists : A Cappella Collection : 00  1 CD : 299

Various Artists : A Cappella Collection

What a wonderful collection by some of England's finest a cappella ensembles! Long-known for it's tradition of choral singing there are also smaller professional ensembles that having been performing world-class a cappella music in many cases for decades. Able to choose from the wide pool of harmony singers these ensembles have been able to maintain their excellence by replacing retiring members with new talent which also helps get the groups fresh and relevant. This budget priced CD should be a wonderful addition to your music collection.

Songlist: A Fifth of Beethoven, Hide and Seek, Weather Report, Apres un Reve, Slap that Bass, Helplessly Hoping, Steal Away, It's Sand, Man!, En Aranjuez con tu amor, This Marriage, From Russia with Love, When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease, After the Goldrush, Bachbeat, Andromeda, The Dying Soldier, Conceit, Swansongs 1, Smooth Criminal

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2637c | 1 CD | $10.95 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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Helplessly Hoping : SATTBB : Philip Lawson : Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young :  1 CD : 08745311 : 884088056629

Philip Lawson : Helplessly Hoping

The Crosby, Stills and Nash song from their debut 1969 album translates perfectly to the signature vocal style of the King's Singers.

Arranger: Philip Lawson Performed By: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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Voicing: SATTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745311

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