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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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Enrique Iglesias : Escape : Solo : Songbook : 35-00306463

Enrique Iglesias : Escape

Iglesias started his musical career with Mexican indie label Fonovisa, which helped turn him into one of the most popular artists in Latin America and in the Latino market in the United States, selling more Spanish language albums than any other artist in that period of time. Before the turn of the millennium he made a crossover into the mainstream English language market, signing a unique multi-album deal with Universal Music for an unprecedented $48,000,000, with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope to release English albums. Iglesias has sold over 60 million records worldwide,) has had two Billboard Hot 100 #1s and one #3, and holds the record for producing 19 number #1 Spanish language singles on the Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks. Latin pop sensation Enrique Iglesias has given his fans something to talk about. His latest release, Escape, is probably his most romantic album to date. With ten original songs, including the acclaimed radio hit "Hero," the album is known for its smooth melodies and true-to-life lyrics.

Songlist: Escape, Don't Turn Off the Lights, Love to See You Cry, Hero, I Will Survive, Love 4 Fun, Maybe, One Night Stand, She Be the One , If the World Crashes Down

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Enrique Iglesias | 5391b | Songbook | $14.95 | PVG


Favorite Pop Songs : Audition Songs for Female Singers : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088469313 : 1423489446 : 14028738

Favorite Pop Songs : Audition Songs for Female Singers

No more problems finding an accompanist! Make a big impression with these 10 great songs, carefully selected for singers auditioning for shows or bands!

Songlist: Come What May, Don't Speak, From A Distance, Hero, I Will Always Love You, I Will Survive, Saving All My Love For You, That Don't Impress Me Much, The Wind Beneath My Wings, You Must Love Me

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Voicing: Solo | 5783b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Voice and 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 : 01 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


Individual Folios

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I Will Survive : SSA : Mac Huff : Gloria Gaynor : Songbook : 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 | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08200465 | Showtrax CD Available

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