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Pick Yourself Up

Music by Jerome Kern, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

"Pick Yourself Up" is a popular song composed in 1936 by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Dorothy Fields. It has a verse and chorus, as well as a third section, though the third section is often omitted in recordings. Like most popular songs of the era it features a 32 bar chorus though with an extended coda and its rhyming scheme is AABA style, with some variations among the A sections.

    Release Date: 1936


Pick Yourself Up

Pick Yourself Up

This great swing tune by Jerome Kern and from the hit 1936 movie Swing Time is here masterfully arranged for the developing vocal jazz choir. Positive lyrics and a written out scat section allow this to be equally successful in a jazz choir or a larger mixed choir looking for a fun and upbeat song in your program.

Voicing: 3-Part


Pick Yourself Up

Pick Yourself Up

This great swing tune by Jerome Kern and from the hit 1936 movie Swing Time is here masterfully arranged for the developing vocal jazz choir. Positive lyrics and a written out scat section allow this to be equally successful in a jazz choir or a larger mixed choir looking for a fun and upbeat song in your program.

Voicing: 2-Part



Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Diana Krall : The Very Best of Diana Krall : Solo : Songbook : 038081350066  : 00-32070

Diana Krall : The Very Best of Diana Krall

Krall's top-selling "Best of" album, transcribed note-for-note to capture every nuance of her dynamic piano and vocal talent. Titles: 'S Wonderful * All or Nothing at All * East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) * Fly Me to the Moon * I've Got You Under My Skin * Let's Face the Music and Dance * Let's Fall in Love * Little Girl Blue * Only the Lonely * Peel Me a Grape * Pick Yourself Up * The Frim Fram Sauce * The Heart of Saturday Night * The Look of Love * You Go to My Head.

Songlist: Little Girl Blue (from "Jumbo"), East of the Sun (And West of the Moon), Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words), Pick Yourself Up, (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night, 'S Wonderful (from "Funny Face"), You Go to My Head, Only the Lonely, I've Got You Under My Skin, The Look Of Love, Let's Face the Music and Dance, Let's Fall in Love, All or Nothing at All, The Frim Fram Sauce, Peel Me a Grape

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Diana Krall | 8509b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Jerome Kern : Jerome Kern Collection - 2nd Edition : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999280111 : 0881889032 : 01128011

Jerome Kern : Jerome Kern Collection - 2nd Edition

The definitive collection of the work of Jerome Kern, one of the most beloved composers of all-time. This second edition features 49 original sheet music arrangements including all verses. Also includes a biography with photos of Jerome Kern, a brief narrative and photos for each song, plus Oscar Hammerstein's moving eulogy for his friend.

Songlist: You Are Love, All The Things You Are, All Through The Day, Who?, Make Believe, Bill, Look For The Silver Lining, Ol' Man River, Can I Forget You, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Can't Help Singing, Dearly Beloved, Don't Ever Leave Me, Remind Me, A Fine Romance, The Folks Who Live On The Hill, I Dream Too Much, I Won't Dance, I'm Old Fashioned, I've Told Ev'ry Little Star, In Love In Vain, Ka-lu-a, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Let's Begin, Long Ago (And Far Away), Lovely To Look At, The Night Was Made For Love, Nobody Else But Me, Pick Yourself Up, She Didn't Say Yes, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20272b | Songbook | $21.95 | PVG


Pro Vocal : Great Standards Collection - Women's Edition : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088404451 : 1423481143 : 00740426

Pro Vocal : Great Standards Collection - Women's Edition

Whether you're a karaoke singer 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.

Songlist: Blue Skies, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Cabaret, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words), The Glory Of Love, How Deep Is The Ocean (How High Is The Sky), I'll Never Fall In Love Again, Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby), Let's Face The Music And Dance, Pick Yourself Up, Puttin' On The Ritz, Shout, Skylark, Snowbird, When You Wish Upon A Star

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Voicing: Solo | 5131b | Songbook & CD | $19.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Various : Scat Omnibook : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088952396 : 1480355623 : 00122426

Various : Scat Omnibook

Instrumentalists, get ready for some fun. For the first time ever, you can play the exact lines as scatted by some of the greatest jazz legends of all time: Karrin Allyson, Louis Armstrong, Ann Hampton Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Roberta Gamarini, Dianne Reeves, Mel Tormé, Sarah Vaughan, and more! Of course singers can get in on the fun, too, with this unique songbook. Omnibooks are comprehensive collections featuring the most accurate note-for-note transcriptions right from the recordings and are spiral-bound for easy usability. They also include chord symbols, metronome markings and record information. This Scat Omnibook features 74 arrangements of 63 songs exactly as they were recorded. Includes an artist index and introduction on the history of scat vocals.

Songlist: You'll Have To Swing It, West Coast Blues, A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Air Mail Special, All Blues, All Of Me, Centerpiece, From This Moment On, All God's Chillun Got Rhythm, Nature Boy, Clementine, Schulie A Bop, St. Louis Blues, Bernie's Tune, Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce), Blue Skies, Bluesette, Body And Soul, Honeysuckle Rose, Stolen Moments, Bli Blip, Just Friends, There Will Never Be Another You, Suddenly In Walked Bud, Crazy Rhythm, Dinah, Sing, Sing, Sing, I Got Rhythm, Flat Foot Floogee, Flying Home, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2997b | Songbook & CD | $19.95


Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers: Volume 2 : Solo : Songbook : 884088270087 : 142346172X : 00311809

Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers: Volume 2

Over 90 more classics from the American repertoire of classics.

Songlist: If I Should Lose You, Always, Ain't We Got Fun?, Guilty, Solitude, Rockin' Chair, Who?, Caravan, More Than You Know, Are You Havin' Any Fun?, As Long As I Live, At Sundown, So In Love, Candy, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song), By Myself, But Beautiful, Ol' Man River, Some Enchanted Evening, Cherokee (Indian Love Song), My Shining Hour, Come Sunday, Dear Hearts And Gentle People, Everything I Have Is Yours, Exactly Like You, Falling In Love With Love, Flying Home, I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You, Hit The Road To Dreamland, I Concentrate On You, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2574b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Various Artists : The Actor's Songbook - Women's Edition : Solo : Songbook : 073999470352 : 0793523451 : 00747035

Various Artists : The Actor's Songbook - Women's Edition

A wonderfully diverse collection of comedy songs, character songs, Vaudeville numbers, dramatic songs, and ballads for the actor who sings. A perfect resource for finding an audition piece or specialty number. Two editions, one for women and one for men, with a completely different selection of over 50 songs in each.

Songlist: Anyone Can Whistle, Baby, Won't You Please Come Home, The Best In The World, Bewitched, Chain Store Daisy, Cla-Wence (Don't Tweat Me So Wuff), Cry Me A River, Dance: Ten; Looks: Three, Down In The Depths (On The Ninetieth Floor), Fade Out-Fade In, Falling Out Of Love Can Be Fun, Get Out Of Town, Get Thee Behind Me Satan, Gooch's Song, Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm, Harlem On My Mind, I Ain't Down Yet, I Love A Piano, I Still Believe In Love, I Went To A Marvelous Party, I'm Still Here, I've Gotta Crow, In Izzenschnooken On The Lovely Essenzook Zee, It's A Perfect Relationship, It's Good To Be Back Home, The Ladies Who Lunch, Lazy Afternoon, Let Yourself Go, Long Ago (And Far Away), Losing My Mind, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5184b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Beachfront Property : Straight Up : 00  1 CD : CR 0316

Beachfront Property : Straight Up

If you enjoy listening to jazz presented by enough voices to be a chorus when that embellishes the arrangement, sung by singers so accomplished that you can follow each individual voice through complex vocal intertwining, you will love Beachfront Property. This group of southern California studio singers alternate accompanied and unaccompanied tunes which become jazz standards after they are through with them if they weren't before. One notable original is Vince Guaraldi's " Linus & Lucy" adapted for voices by Stan Castonogia and the group.

Songlist: Straighten Up & Fly Right, Tenor Madness , Besame Mucho, Linus & Lucy, Angel Eyes, Stompin' At The Savoy, Icarus, Pick Yourself Up, I Saw Her Standing There, Midnight Sun

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4702c | 1 CD | $14.98 | Primarily a cappella


Dick Van Dyke & The Vantastix : Put on a Happy Face : 00  1 CD

Dick Van Dyke & The Vantastix : Put on a Happy Face    onsale

Dick Van Dyke, who all of us loved in "The Dick Van Dyke Show," Disney's "Mary Poppins" "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and many others, ordered some a cappella CDs from us awhile back and we mentioned the fact on the acappellanews.com news blog. Mike Mendyke, formerly of Five O'Clock Shadow, read this and soon thereafter happened to run into Dick in a Starbucks. One thing lead to another and soon they formed a quartet that would sing on the set of "Diagnosis: Murder". We love stories like this, and Dick Van Dyke looks and sounds great on these 14 cuts! "Put On A Happy Face" from Bye Bye Birdie, Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "Baby of Mine" from Dumbo, "High Hopes," "Bare Necessities" from The Jungle Book, "Pick Yourself Up," "A Lover's Wuestion," "It's Not Easy Green," "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," "Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive," and the heartwarming "Theme from Dick Van Dyke Show," with unpublished lyrics attributed to Morey Amsterdam. Two bonus cuts are Dick reciting "A Visit from St. Nicolas" (Twas the Night Before Christmas) and "Old Fashioned Christmas" a nice original by Bryan and Michael. Dick Van Dyke is as funny, personable and entertaining as ever, and Eric, Michael and Bryan, the Vantastix, provide great backup vocals, solos, harmonies and stellar arrangements for all the songs. "Put on a Happy Face," obviously a labor of love for Van Dyke, did exactly that for us, and we're sure this gem will be loved by children and fans of all ages!

Songlist: Put On A Happy Face, You've Got A Friend In Me, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Baby Of Mine, High Hopes, The Bare Necessities, Pick Yourself Up, A Lover's Question , It's Not Easy Being Green, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious , Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive, Theme From DickVan Dyke Show, A Visit From St. Nicholas (Twas The Night Before Christmas), Old Fashioned Christmas

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2513c | 1 CD | $3.95 | A Cappella


Gotcha! : At Last : 00  1 CD

Gotcha! : At Last

First formed in 1996 by four members of multiple SPEBSQSA Gold-winning chorus the Masters of Harmony, these four young Southern California guys have gained a reputation for hot live performances, ringing chords that last forever and a rainbow palette of loud vests and hankies under matching black suits. First qualifying for the International Quartet contest in 1998 in Atlanta, and placing 20th, the group climbed steadily, placing 12th, 8th, 6th and 2nd in the world before finally capturing Gold medals in Louisville, KY in July of 2004. "At Last" is their 3rd CD winner, following "Again!" and "Right Now!"-all the exclamation points are actually appropriate to describe the energy and spirit of this remarkable group! The songlist includes the inspirational "Pick Yourself Up," "Vict'ry Road" and "Gold," romantic tunes "Somethin' About Ya," "Down By the Old Mill Stream," "More I Cannot Wish You," "Hopelessly In Love" and "I Fall In Love With You Every Day;" and Barbershop standards "I'm Sittin' Pretty In A Pretty Little City," "Luck Be A Lady Tonight" and "Play That Barbershop Chord." This is entertainment, how Barbershop is done by one of the world's finest.

Songlist: Pick Yourself Up, Somethin' About Ya, A Blossom Fell, Vict'ry Road, Down By The Old Mill Steam, I'm Sittin' Pretty In A Pretty Little City, More I Cannot Wish You, Luck Be A Lady Tonight, Hopelessly In Love, I Fall In Love With You Everyday, Play That Barbershop Chord, Sabre Dance, Gold

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5720c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Lennon Sisters : Favorite Songs From the Lennon Sisters Hour Vol V : 00  1 CD

Lennon Sisters : Favorite Songs From the Lennon Sisters Hour Vol V

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Songlist: Pick Yourself Up, Miami Medley, Love Is A Very Light Thing, Kentucky Babe, Ain't We Got Fun, You Go To My Head, Canadian Sunset, In The Still Of The Night, Walk Right In, I Can Dream Can't I & I'll See You In My Dreams, You're Undecided Now

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7486c | 1 CD | $11.95 | Accompanied


Voices of Ascension : Can't Help Singing : 00  1 CD : Dennis Keene : 3224

Voices of Ascension : Can't Help Singing

The voices of Ascension sing new choral arrangements of favorite Kern songs - in styles ranging from swinging Browdway (I Won't Dance; Can't Help Singing) to a timeless classical tone (All The Things You Are; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes). Dennis Keene's talented singers are accompanied variously by orchestra, harp, and string quartet, leading to some surprising moments such as a solo oboe emerging from the orchestra in a poignant Long Ago and Far Away. There is also the beautiful a cappella singing listeners have come to expect from Voices of Ascension - as in the rich 8-part version of All The Things You Are.

Songlist: Can't Forget You, All The Tings You Are, I Won't Dance, Don't Ever Leave Me, Pick Yourself Up, Make Believe, Why Was I Born Born, A Fine Romance, Can't Help Singing, They Didn't Believe Me, The Song Is You , Long Ago And Far Away, I'm Old Fashioned, You Couldn't Be Cuter, The Way You Look Tonight, Ol' Man River, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Yesterdays, Don't Ever Leave Me

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8338c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella


VoicesIowa : You Must Believe in Spring : 00  1 CD : Phil Mattson

VoicesIowa : You Must Believe in Spring

The Southwestern Community College has a tradition of turning out excellent harmony singers, under the direction of the highly-respected director Phil Mattson. The six-piece mixed "Voices Iowa" is a fine example. "Pick Yourself Up" is a dizzying rendition of the Kern/Fields classic, a daring flight into the upper registers. Bach's "Largo" yields willingly to a fine scat treatment; "Come Sunday" has the same heartbreakingly beautiful arrangement as that of the Real Group, but the tone qualities of the voices are quite distinct to Voices Iowa. "What A Wonderful World" comes alive, the notes a joyous burst of sunshine on a spring morning.

Songlist: What A Wonderful World, Pick Yourself Up, Largo, Revoici Venir Du Printemps, Come Sunday, Lo How A Rose E're Blooming, Love is Here to Stay, Music For Lovers, More I Cannot Wish You, And So It Goes, Look for the Silver Lining, You Must Believe in Spring

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1109c | 1 CD | $14.95 | Primarily a cappella


Diana Krall : Live In Paris : Solo : DVD : 801213901296 : EGVS19012DVD

Diana Krall : Live In Paris

Does it get any better than this? Canadian torch singer and pianist Diana Krall is in perfect form in this two-hour Paris concert, recorded in December 2001 shortly after the release of her CD The Look of Love. In her band, guitarist Anthony Wilson and bassist John Clayton get the lion's share of attention, but the entire ensemble (including lush strings from the Paris Symphony Orchestra) provides flawless support for Krall, whose skill on a Steinway is as impressive as her smoky interpretations of vintage standards and ballads. Inspired by guest conductor-arranger Claus Ogerman, Krall can surprise with subtleties (like a delicious hint of the Beatles' "Day Tripper" in her closing of "All or Nothing"), or glide into solos with a master's flair. Matching the music beat for beat, the camera coverage and editing are intimate without being obtrusive, making this a bit of jazz heaven here on earth.

Songlist: I Love Being Here With You, All or Nothing, Let's Fall in Love, The Look Of Love, Maybe You'll Be There, Deed I Do , Devil May Care, Cry Me a River, Under My Skin, East of the Sun, I Get Along, Pick Yourself Up, S'Wonderful, Love Letters, I Don't Know Enough About You, Do It Again, A Case of You, The Look Of Love, Let's Face the Music and Dance (Video), Exclusive rehearsal footage

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Diana Krall | 5821dvd | DVD | $9.95


Individual Folios

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Pick Yourself Up : 3-Part : Rosana Eckert : Jerome Kern : Swing Time : DVD : 00244852 : 888680709051

Rosana Eckert : Pick Yourself Up

This great swing tune by Jerome Kern and from the hit 1936 movie Swing Time is here masterfully arranged for the developing vocal jazz choir. Positive lyrics and a written out scat section allow this to be equally successful in a jazz choir or a larger mixed choir looking for a fun and upbeat song in your program.

Arranger: Rosana Eckert | Composer: Jerome Kern | Musical: Swing Time

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00244852 | Voicetrax CD Available


Pick Yourself Up : 2-Part : Rosana Eckert : Jerome Kern : Sheet Music : 00244853 : 888680709068

Rosana Eckert : Pick Yourself Up

This great swing tune by Jerome Kern and from the hit 1936 movie Swing Time is here masterfully arranged for the developing vocal jazz choir. Positive lyrics and a written out scat section allow this to be equally successful in a jazz choir or a larger mixed choir looking for a fun and upbeat song in your program.

Arranger: Rosana Eckert | Composer: Jerome Kern

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00244853 | Voicetrax CD Available


Pick Yourself Up : 2-Part : Steve Zegree : Jerome Kern : Sheet Music : 08749817 : 884088327644

Steve Zegree : Pick Yourself Up

Develop vocal jazz style and an introduction to improvisation with this fun swing arrangement with a great message that is perfect for younger choirs! Nothing's impossible I have found. For when my chin is on the ground I pick myself up, dust myself off, and start all over again. Available separately: 2-Part, ShowTrax CD.

Arranger: Steve Zegree | Composer: Jerome Kern | Lyricist: Dorothy Fields

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749817 | Showtrax CD Available

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