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That's Life

Music by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordan

That's Life" is a popular song written by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon and first recorded in 1963 by Marion Montgomery. The most famous version is by Frank Sinatra, released on his 1966 album of the same name. Sinatra recorded the song after hearing an earlier cover of it by O.C. Smith; the song proved successful and reached the fourth spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Following the success of Sinatra's version, it was subsequently recorded by a number of artists including Aretha Franklin, James Booker, Shirley Bassey, James Brown, Van Morrison, David Lee Roth, Michael Bolton, Michael Bublé, Russell Watson, Deana Martin and Holt McCallany. Sinatra's version appeared in the 1993 film A Bronx Tale, the 2019 film Joker, the 2004 video game Tony Hawk's Underground 2, and in the sixth season finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine while a cover by Bono was on the soundtrack of The Good Thief.

    Release Date: 1963

Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Barbershop Harmony Society : Top Quartets 2011 : 1 CD : 205129

Barbershop Harmony Society : Top Quartets 2011

Similar to fine wine each year at the Barbershop Society is like a harvest of the season's best. And 2011 was a particularly good vintage with gold going to Old School, silver to the Musical Island Boys and bronze to Masterpiece. Lots of wonderful harmony here.

Songlist: Ma! She's Makin' Eyes At Me, Once Upon a Time, Deed I Do, Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue, I'll Be With You, I Only Wanna Laugh, That's Life, Sam, You Made The Pants Too Long, My Romance, That Old Feeling, Love Me and the World Is Mine, New York State Of Mind, Mr Success, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Baby of Mine, What Don't You Fall in Love With Me?, I Must Be Coming Down With The Blues, Over The Rainbow, Skylark, Honey /Little Lize

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29001c | 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella

Happiness Emporium : <span style="color:red;">That's Life</span> : 1 CD

Happiness Emporium : That's Life

Dedicated to longtime arranger Ed Waesche, who is an integral part of the Emporium's style, "That's Life" delivers a big bang for the buck! Full of "sets," such as the School Days, Camping, and Child, as well as a "Showboat Medley," "Broadway Intro" and many more, these 1975 gold medalists keep it coming! Their sound anticipates the contemporary arranging style that would be popularized by today's luminaries ("Why Do They Take The Night Boat To Albany"), while retaining the comfortable stability of the familiar.

Songlist: Child Set, School Days Set, Camping Set, Why Do They All Take The Night Boat To Albany, Marriage Set, You Made Me Love You, Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast, When I Grow Too Old To Dream, This Old House, That's Life, Broadway Intro, Showboat Medley, Toyland, My Baby Just Cares For Me, Close As Pages In A Book, What I Did For Love, Motherhood March

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5184c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella

Hot Shots : Another Bad Idea : 1 CD

Hot Shots : Another Bad Idea

The Barbershop Harmony Society's '06-'07 Sunshine District Quartet Champions, South Florida's fast-rising Hot Shots are very talented, funny guys (we could tell by the photo on the back of the CD showing them wearing garish matching suits that would make Bozo blush. "Another" features 12 songs, including favorites "Here's to the Losers," "The Weather Channel Song," "The Hurricane Song," "That's Life," "Scottish Spring," "Scotland the Brave," "Music, Maestro Please," "Lydia the Tattooed Lady" and (the accompanied) "Somebody To Love" (featuring Kat Bowser). Hot Shots are big fun on stage, and big fun in this album. Enjoy!

Songlist: Mic Check, Here's To The Losers, The Weather Channel Song, The Hurricane Song, If I Love Again, That's Life, Ave Maria, Scottish Spring, Scotland The Brave, Music Maestro Please, Lydia, The Tattooed Lady, Somebody To Love

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5803c | 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella

Joker's Wild : Right From The Start : 1 CD

Joker's Wild : Right From The Start

The Jokers followed in the footsteps of the Gas House Gang in achieving the highest award in the barbershop world. In 1992 they were fifth, 1993 second and 1994 International Champions. They did it with perfection of style and beautiful voices. This recording is a fine reminder of their winning repertoire at that time. In true traditional form you'll hear "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart," "The Original Dixieland One-Step," "Stars Fell On Alabama," "Georgia On My Mind," "My Buddy" and "It Is Well With My Soul." There are modern "traditional" songs such as David Wright's "Right From The Start She Had My Heart." All in all this is a straight ahead extremely high caliber barbershop recording.

Songlist: Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart, If You Had All The World And Its Gold, Holly, That's Life, Blue, Turning Grey Over You, The Original Dixieland One-Step, Stars Fell On Alabama, Right From The Start She Had My Heart, Can't You Hear Me Callin' Caroline, Georgia On My Mind, Sweet Georgia Brown (1925), My Buddy (1922), I Didn't Want To Fall (1986), It Is Well With My Soul (1904)

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5080c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella

Sweet Adelines : Top Quartets & Choruses 2009 : DVD : AV1051

Sweet Adelines : Top Quartets & Choruses 2009

Now you can enjoy both the top quartets and choruses as this year both are on the always fabulous Sweet Adelines International National Finals competition. Held this year in Nashville you can relive the experience on the great collection of the best of the best.

Songlist: Taking A Chance On Love, Over The Rainbow, I've Got The Will, Zing, Went The Strings of My Heart, What'll I Do?, Love of My Life, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Don't Break The Heart That Loves You, All The Way, That's Life, Something Stupid, Nine to Five, If I Had My Way, Mama Mia, Fit as a Fiddle, I'll Never Stop Loving You, Yes Sir, That's My Baby, Powder Your Face With Sunshine/ Smile, Dam Ya, Smile, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, I Love Jazz/ Take Me To The Land Of Jazz, If I Had My Way, Nothing Can Stop Me Now, Feelin' Good, The Way You Look Tonight, The Old Piano Roll Blues, When the Red, Red Robin, If I Loved You, I'm Nobody's Baby, Facade, If I Give My Heart to You, and more

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2784dvd | DVD | $39.95 | A Cappella

Individual Folios

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That's Life : TTBB : Barbershop Harmony Society : Kelly Gordon : DVD : 00362244 : 840126953183

Barbershop Harmony Society : That's Life

Arranger: Barbershop Harmony Society | Composer: Kelly Gordon

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
00362244 | Digital Version Available
Other Voicings: SSAA, SSAA

That's Life : SATB : Barbershop Harmony Society : Sheet Music : 00362246

Barbershop Harmony Society : That's Life

Arranger: Barbershop Harmony Society

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $3.50 | A Cappella |
00362246 | Digital Version Available

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