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I Will Survive



Originally Performed by Gloria Gaynor

"I Will Survive" is a hit song first performed by American singer Gloria Gaynor, released in October 1978. It was written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris. A top-selling song after its initial release, it sold 14 million copies worldwide (within first two years of release alone, not counting the numerous re-recordings and 200+ cover versions released in 20+ different languages world-wide) and has remained a popular disco anthem, as well as being certified platinum by the RIAA.

The song's lyrics describe the narrator's discovery of personal strength following an initially devastating breakup. It received heavy airplay in 1979, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the UK Singles Chart on consecutive weeks. The song is also frequently recalled as a symbol of female empowerment. In 2016, the Library of Congress deemed Gaynor's original recording to be "culturally, historically, or artistically significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Recording Registry.

    Release Date: 1978
Awards
2012 - Pacific Northwest Harmony Sweepstakes Best Original Arrangement


I Will Survive

I Will Survive

Six Appeal

Live from the streets of Moscow Russia! Available on Patreon first! We performed this song at least 20 times over the course of 9 days.



Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Various Arrangers : Disco Girls - Boogie Time : SSA : Sheet Music Collection

Various Arrangers : Disco Girls - Boogie Time

Disco choral music! Sure. We can boogie too.. "Boogie Wonderland" - All the color and light and spectacle of the 70s are distilled into this masterpiece of the era! A top ten hit for Earth, Wind & Fire in 1979, this selection will be a perfect opening for pop and show choirs looking to make an impact! "Never Can Say Goodbye" - A super hit for the Jackson 5 in 1971 and later covered by Disco Diva Gloria Gaynor, this pop classic will show off your women's group in sensational style! Don't miss it! "Boogie Shoes" - In 1975, KC and the Sunshine Band was the hottest disco group on the scene! Featured on many TV shows and movie soundtracks, including most famously ┌Saturday Night Fever,┌ you can now groove on down with this new arrangement of Boogie Shoes from Kirby Shaw. I wanna put on my, my, my, my, my Boogie Shoes to boogie with you. Yeah! "I Will Survive" - The #1 hit from 1979, this arrangement is hot! "Boogie Oogie Oogie" - Here is a hot dance tune that is as fresh and hot today as it was when it was released in 1978. With lyrics that urge listeners to dance until that just can't boogie no more, this will have your show choir dancing and your audience wishing they could recapture their moves from their younger days.

Songlist: Boogie Wonderland, Never Can Say Goodbye, Boogie Shoes, I Will Survive, Boogie Oogie Oogie

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Voicing: SSA | 1076b | Sheet Music Collection | $9.75 | With Piano


Pro Vocal : Disco Fever - For Female Singers : Solo : Songbook & CD : 073999813166 : 0634079433 : 00740281

Pro Vocal : Disco Fever - For Female Singers

Whether you're a karoake singer, aspiring vocalist or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight hit songs. The CD contains demos for listening, and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. The CD is playable on any CD, but it is also enhanced for PC and Mac computer users so you can adjust the recording to any pitch without changing the tempo! Perfect for home rehearsal, parties, auditions, corporate events, and gigs without a backup band. Or for singing just for the fun of it!

Songlist: Boogie Oogie Oogie, Funkytown, Hot Stuff, I Will Survive, It's Raining Men, Le Freak, Turn The Beat Around, We Are Family

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Voicing: Solo | 9440b | Songbook & CD | $12.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Vocal Selections : Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical : Solo : Songbook : 884088602864 : 1458414523 : 00313591

Vocal Selections : Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Adapted from Stephan Elliott's 1994 cult-classic film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the Tony-winning musical is a comedy of errors involving two drag queens and a transsexual trekking through the remote Australian desert to a drag show in small resort town.

Songlist: Go West, Always On My Mind, I Will Survive, Pop Muzik, Color My World, Don't Leave Me This Way, A Fine Romance, Girls Just Want To Have Fun, Hot Stuff, I Love The Night Life, I Say A Little Prayer, It's Raining Men, Like A Prayer, MacArthur Park, Material Girl, Shake Your Groove Thing, True Colors, What's Love Got To Do With It, We Belong

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Voicing: Solo | 20073b | Songbook | $16.95 | Voice and Piano


Coastline Show Chorus : Imagine : 1 CD : Gail Jencik

Coastline Show Chorus : Imagine

Founded in Rhode Island in 1995 with a dozen new, enthusiastic singers, the Coastline Show Chorus has added over 100 experienced singers from ages 13 to 70ish. It has also climbed up into the heady air of elite Sweet Adelines choruses. Led by Master Director Gail Jencik to a 4th place finish in 2007, and a 7th place finish in 2009, it's clear from the photos in the liner notes and on Coastline's website how much fun this group is having on stage, and how much they are into cool costumes! There are 13 songs here, some favorites are "Witchcraft, "Imagine," "I Will Survive," "Makin' Whoopee" (sung with the Narragansett Boys Chorus), the brilliant "Hooked on the Classics," "How Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm," "Name in Lights" and the hilarious live cut from International competition, "Ed Sullivan Medley." Lots of great harmonies and big fun stuff here!

Songlist: I Love a Piano, Witchcraft, Imagine, I Wish You Love, I Will Survive, Good Bye World, Makin Whoopee, Hooked on the Classics, America the Beautiful/Let Freedom Ring, How Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm, If the Rest of the World Don't Want You, Name in Lights, Ed Sullivan Medley

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2780c | 1 CD | $9.95 ON SALE $4.95 | A Cappella


The Puppini Sisters : Betcha Bottom Dollar : 1 CD

The Puppini Sisters : Betcha Bottom Dollar

From the first strains of the opening track, "Sisters," it's clear that Betcha Bottom Dollar is not a typical debut album. But then the Puppini Sisters are not a typical pop act, at least not in the 21st century. Their close, three-part harmonies are reminiscent of the vocal groups of the 1930s and 1940s, and particularly the Andrews Sisters. But rather than sounding like an anachronism, the Puppini Sisters merely demonstrate the timelessness of some of these songs. Betcha Bottom Dollar is fresh, fun and vibrant, blowing the dust off of cobwebby classics like "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Mr. Sandman". Elsewhere, they also put their own unique stamp on more recent hits, with varying results. While Kate Bush's "Wuthering Heights" and Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" fail to get things swinging, Blondie's "Heart of Glass" and the Smiths' "Panic" are both injected with a fresh new (old?) sound. Much credit must also be given to producer Benoit Charest, who manages to employ a whole host of instrumentation and orchestration, whilst never forgetting to put the voices of the Puppini Sisters front and centre. It might be easy to dismiss the Puppini Sisters' debut as another novelty album, but their intentions and love for the style--like their voices themselves--are crystal clear.

Songlist: Sisters, Mr.Sandman, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Java Jive, Bei Mir Bist Du Sehon, Wuthering Heights, Jeepers Creepers, I Will Survive, Tu Quo Fa L'americano, Heart Of Glass, Sway, Danie, Heebie Jeebies, In Mood

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7632c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Accompanied


Six Appeal : Plan A : 1 CD

Six Appeal : Plan A

Jordan, Michael, Nathan, Trey, Reuben and Andrew, hard-working members of dynamic 2012 Harmony Sweeps National Champion Six Appeal Vocal Band, are all about entertainment. We were in the delighted 2013 Finals audience in San Rafael's Veterans Memorial Auditorium, after being blown away by the 7 Regional champs, wondering how hosts Six Appeal would measure up with their set while the Audience Favorite votes were counted. We needn't have worried-Six Appeal nailed it, reminding us as we stood and cheered how much we love these guys! "Plan A" is SA's debut album, and all 12 cuts are feel-good hits: Elton John & Tim Rice's magnificent "Circle of Life," the Doobie Bros.' rock anthem "Listen to the Music," Andy Grammer's "Keep Your Head Up," a pair of sweet, sexy originals by group members, Jordan's "Little Black Dress," and Trey's "Do I;" Gavin DeGraw & Ryan Tedder's "Not Over You," Andrew Berkowitz' "On Your Love" and Billy Joel's deathless hit "And So It Goes." These Six can sing and dance their butts off, and they leave it all onstage. Don't miss "Plan A," and if you are lucky enough to have a chance to see them, for God's sake don't miss their live show!

Songlist: Circle of Life, Listen to the Music, Keep Your Head Up, Little Black Dress, Not Over You, Ordinary People, Not Over You, Do I?, Your Man, On Your Love, I Will Survive, And So It Goes

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2215c | 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella


Mark Brymer : Disco Divas (Medley) : SSA : Showtrax CD : 073999010008 : 08201000

Mark Brymer : Disco Divas (Medley)

This medley gives SSA choirs everywhere a chance to shine! Great choreography feature and fun vocal harmonies make it a winner! Includes: Boogie Fever, Hot Stuff, I Will Survive, If I Can't Have You, Physical. Available: SSA, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 4:20.

Songlist: Boogie Fever, Hot Stuff, I Will Survive, If I Can't Have You, Physical

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Voicing: SSA | 4766p | Showtrax CD | $35.00


Roger Emerson : Disco Fever! (Medley) : Showtrax CD : 073999850567 : 08200308

Roger Emerson : Disco Fever! (Medley)

Enjoy a fun-filled tribute to the decade that brought us bell-bottoms, platform shoes, and yes...DISCO! Singers and audiences will love this medley featuring all the favorite songs of the era. Includes: Boogie Fever, Boogie Wonderland, Funkytown, I Will Survive, Y.M.C.A., You Should Be Dancing. Available: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 7:00.

Songlist: Boogie Fever, Boogie Wonderland, Funkytown, I Will Survive, Y.M.C.A., You Should Be Dancing

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4355p | Showtrax CD | $35.95


Teena Chinn : Disco Survives! (A Medley) : Showtrax CD : 654979071389  : 00-CDM04009

Teena Chinn : Disco Survives! (A Medley)

Survive is certainly what the music of the '70s disco era has done. Here Teena Chinn has combined seven hallmark hits from the disco dance craze. They include: "Boogie Fever," "Dancing Queen," "How Deep Is Your Love," "Stayin' Alive," "More Than a Woman," "I Will Survive," and "We Are Family." Fun for your singers and audiences!

Songlist: Boogie Fever, Dancing Queen, How Deep Is Your Love, Stayin' Alive, More Than a Woman, I Will Survive, We Are Family

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5975p | Showtrax CD | $29.95


Individual Folios

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I Will Survive : SSA : Mac Huff : Gloria Gaynor : Showtrax CD : 08200465 : 073999004656

Mac Huff : I Will Survive

The #1 hit from 1979, this arrangement is hot! Available: SSA. Performance Time: Approx. 3:20.

Arranger: Mac Huff Performed By: Gloria Gaynor

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.15 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08200465 | Showtrax CD Available

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