Male Arrangements

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Author(s): Bobby Darin

Parts: 4

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CAP2009s13

Author(s): Harold Stanley, Irving Taylor,Dudley Brooks

Parts: 4

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Originally made famous by Kay Starr, this arrangement transforms the song into a playful barbershop swing, with the melody in the Tenor 2 line, and lots of right homophony.

CAP2006b01s01

Author(s): John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "All My Loving" collection.

Author(s): John Legend

Parts: 4

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By John Legend. By John Stephens and Toby Gad. Edited by Anne Raugh. Arranged by Deke Sharon. Choral. Octavo. Published by Contemporary A Cappella Publishing

CAP2013s01

Author(s): Traditional

Parts: 4

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The Traditional carol with a disco groove for your 4-part men's choir

CAP2012s01

Author(s): Stevie Wonder

Parts: 6

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As performed by NBC's The Sing Off Season Two Winners “Committed” on their eponymous debut album, this uplifting Stevie Wonder classic combines both rich close harmony and interwoven polyrhythmic counterpoint, making it an impressive showstopper for an advanced group. Vocal percussion optional. Note: a full video of the song can be seen on www.youtube.com.

CAP2008s02

Author(s): Brian Wilson, Mike Love

Parts: 4

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Perfect for pep rallies, sporting events and school assemblies, the breakdown in this arrangement gives your singers a chance to get everyone in the bleachers chanting and clapping along. Rah Rah Sis Boom Bah!

CAP2007s03

Author(s): Todd Pipes

Parts: 5

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A perennial favorite of student a cappella groups since one-hit wonder Deep Blue Something charted in the 90s, this upbeat tune is finally available in published form.

CAP2008s04

Author(s): Van Morrison

Parts: 4

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This Van Morrison classic is accessible for newly formed a cappella groups, and satisfying for more experienced ensembles.

Author(s): The Mamas & The Papas

Parts: 4

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CAP2009s04

Author(s): Lee Mendelson, Vince Guaraldi

Parts: 4

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Finally a setting of this Charlie Brown Christmas classic that doesn't require a children's choir! The sweetly sentimental Tenor 1 melody floats over and dips into a woven texture of rich jazz harmonies.

CAP2002b02s01

Author(s): Freddie Mercury

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Sh-Boom" collection.

CAP2013b01s02

Author(s): Tor Erik Hermansen, Frankie Storm, Mikkel Eriksen, Michael Jackson

Parts: 5

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Pitch Perfect starts with a bang – The Treblemaker's arrangement of the modern Rihanna classic. A perfect show opener or closer for your male a cappella group (4-parts plus solo, vocal percussion optional).

CAP2006b04s03

Author(s): Brandon Boyd, Michael Einziger, Alex Katunich, Jose Pasillas II, Chris Kilmore

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Superman" collection.

CAP2006b02s01

Author(s): John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Still the One" collection.

CAP2007s07

Author(s): Sting

Parts: 5

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Sting's poignant song expresses our vulnerability, and this sensitive arrangement will touch the hearts of singers and audiences alike. Written in the collegiate a cappella style but accessible to solid high school groups, this tune is timeless.

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Parts: 4

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CAP2002b01s03

Author(s): Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Good Ol' A Cappella" collection.

CAP2002b01s01

Author(s): L. Carter, O. Nevada

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Good Ol' A Cappella" collection.

CAP2002b01s05

Author(s): James Hudson, Calvin Carter

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Good Ol' A Cappella" collection.

CAP2002b02s04

Author(s): Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Sh-Boom" collection.

CAP2009s06

Author(s): Brian Wilson, Mike Love

Parts: 4

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Few pop songs feature better harmonies than those of the Beach Boys, and Help Me Rhonda is one of their best, with a great close harmony chorus over a swinging bass line. The melody is in the Tenor 1 line, allowing either a single or group solo.

CAP2006b02s02

Author(s): Mark James

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Still the One" collection.

CAP2006b01s05

Author(s): Stevie Wonder

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "All My Loving" collection.

CAP2006b02s03

Author(s): Gerry Goffin, Carole King

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Still the One" collection.

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Parts: 4

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CAP2006b01s02

Author(s): Rick Springfield

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "All My Loving" collection.

CAP2009s10

Author(s): Paul Pena

Parts: 4

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This classic rock anthem by the Steve Miller Band is a perfect set-opener or closer, with soaring vocal guitar lines and powerful rock trio harmonies. The melody is in the Tenor 2 line, allowing for a single or multiple soloists. Yeah, yeah, yeah!

CAP2013s03

Author(s): Mumford & Sons

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for men's choir preserves both the drive and the melancholy of the original Mumford and Sons hit.

CAP2008s10

Author(s): Rob Thomas

Parts: 4

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The pop hit 'Lonely No More' by Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas is scored here for your advanced beginner to intermediate men's group. The hook is way catchy, and your singers will be begging to perform this one over and over again!

CAP2011s05

Author(s): John Kay, Rushton Moreve

Parts: 5

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Take a rock and roll hajj back to the psychedelic '60s on Steppenwolf's Magic Carpet. Packed with energy, this arrangement makes for a great show opener, closer or encore.

CAP2007s11

Author(s): Milton Delugg, Willie Stein

Parts: 5

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Popularized by Nat King Cole, this tune from the Great American Songbook provides an upbeat vehicle for either a baritone or alto soloist.Available separately: mixed or male voices. Swing it!

CAP2013b01s04

Author(s): Tramar Dillard, Philip Lawrence, Lukasz Gottwald, Alla Grigg, Bruno Mars, Justin Franks, Peter Burns, Stephan Coy, Timothy Lever, Michael Percy

Parts: 6

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Pitch Perfect's Treblemakers win the regionals with this rowdy, rollicking arrangement originally made popular by the Tufts Beelzebubs on NBC's The Sing Off Season One. 4-part harmony plus duet. Vocal percussion optional.

CAP2006b01s03

Author(s): Merle Kilgore, June Carter

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "All My Loving" collection.

CAP2009s16

Author(s): Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller

Parts: 6

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Looking for something to spice up your Christmas program? How about an Elvis classic? With plenty of swagger and swing, the tenor solo sits over a bed of playful doo-woppy harmonies. “Got no sleigh with reindeer, got no sack on my back, you're gonna see me comin' in a big black Cadillac!”.

CAP2002b02s02

Author(s): James Keyes, Claude Feaster, Carl Feaster, Floyd McRae, James Edwards

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Sh-Boom" collection.

CAP2002b02s03

Author(s): O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Sh-Boom" collection.

CAP2002b02s05

Author(s): Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Sh-Boom" collection.

Author(s): Al McKay and Maurice White

Parts: 4

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By Earth Wind and Fire. By Al McKay and Maurice White. Edited by Anne Raugh. Arranged by Deke Sharon. Choral. Octavo. Published by Contemporary A Cappella Publishing

CAP2002b01s02

Author(s): Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Good Ol' A Cappella" collection.

CAP2006b02s04

Author(s): John Hall, Johanna Hall

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Still the One" collection.

CAP2006b04s01

Author(s): John Ondrasik

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Superman" collection.

CAP2013s05

Author(s): Christopher Difford, Glenn Tilbrook

Parts: 5

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Perhaps the most well-known non-hit song in the history of rock, this arrangement is faithful to the angst and drive of the original Squeeze single.

CAP2006b01s04

Author(s): Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, Buddy Holly

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "All My Loving" collection.

CAP2012s03

Author(s): Traditional

Parts: 8

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As performed by Men of Note on The Sing Off Christmas album Harmonies for the Holidays, this soothing tapestry of diatonic arpeggiations and melodic lines gives the song a smooth contemporary a cappella feel that will sit comfortably alongside more traditional carols in your holiday program.

CAP2006b02s05

Author(s): William "Smokey" Robinson, Robert Rodgers

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Still the One" collection.

CAP2012s09

Author(s): John Fogerty

Parts: 4

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Creedence Clearwater Revival's anthem to living on the road, this ripping and rocking 4-part male arrangement is in the collegiate a cappella style, without a solo line (melody in different vocal parts for different verses). A perfect high energy show opener, closer or encore for your male group.

CAP2006b04s02

Author(s): Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante, Chad Smith

Parts: 5

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Superman" collection.

CAP2002b01s04

Author(s): Gerry Goffin, Carole King

Parts: 4

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This arrangement for male voices was originally published as part of the "Good Ol' A Cappella" collection.

CAP2011s07

Author(s): Traditional

Parts: 10

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This is the exact arrangement from the chart-topping album “Christmas Cheers” by a cappella powerhouse Straight No Chaser. Wild and fun, complete with elements of Mission Impossible, Boys II Men and Reggae. 2 tenor and 1 bass solo.

CAP2011s08

Author(s): John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Parts: 4

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Playful, sweet, melodic... this arrangement brings out all of the best elements of this Beatles ditty, with the melody bouncing between the various voices. When your singers are sixty-four, they'll still be humming along to this timeless classic!

CAP2007s14

Author(s): Irving Berlin

Parts: 4

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With elegant simplicity, Deke Sharon's arrangement of the Irving Berlin classic gives each voice its moment to shine. The minimal homophony keeps the pleasurable chord changes coming, culminating with a satisfying cadenza progression that will close your holiday concert with class.

CAP2012s12

Author(s): Joe Madara, Dave White

Parts: 5

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Originally performed by Nicole Scherzinger and the Tufts Beelzebubs on the season one "Sing Off" finale on NBC.

CAP2011s09

Author(s): John Deacon

Parts: 7

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As sung by Straight No Chaser on their chart topping album With a Twist, this classic rock song feature's Queen's classic swooping vocal harmonies. Can be sung by one soloist or several (as on the SNC album).

Other Deke Sharon Arrangements

Author(s): The Script

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB + Solo contemporary a cappella arrangement of the modern classic song by The Script.

Author(s): Counting Crows

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

A TTBB + Solo contemporary a cappella version of the Counting Crows song.

Author(s): Harold Faltermeyer

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

Rocketing to popularity with the film Beverly Hills Cop and more recently with the internet sensation Crazy Frog, this song retains incredible popularity with all ages. This a cappella setting will be tons of fun to perform with mixed or men's voicings. Available separately: SATB a cappella, TTBB a cappella. Duration: ca. 2:00.

Author(s): Peter Frampton

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB + Solo contemporary a cappella version of the Peter Frampton classic.

Author(s): The Beach Boys

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the Beach Boys classic.

Author(s): Green Day

Parts: 4

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A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the Green Day classic.

Author(s): Thomas Callaway, Ben Allen, Tony Reyes, Bobby Simmons, Jr., Luckaz Gottwald and Rivers Cuomo

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

Your guys will love performing this authentic a cappella mash-up from the movie soundtrack of Pitch Perfect. Includes Bright Lights Bigger City (Cee Lo Green) and Magic (B.o.B).

Author(s): Paul Simon

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

This playful Simon and Garfunkle standard is perfect for a cappella with the tenors sharing the original's harmony. Bass and bari weave counter melodies and driving background parts built entirely around the lyrics. No vocal percussion necessary--lots of rhythmic intensity built into the background parts. One of the most popular and requested male arrangements originally sung by the Beelzebubs of Tufts University. TTBB a cappella.

Author(s): Snow Patrol

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A TTBB+Solo (with splits) contemporary a cappella version of this modern classic.

Author(s): Tor Erik Hermansen, Frankie Storm, Mikkel Eriksen and Michael Jackson

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

Pitch Perfect starts with a bang – The Treblemaker's arrangement of the modern Rihanna classic. A perfect show opener or closer for your male a cappella group (4-parts plus solo, vocal percussion optional).

Author(s): Journey

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

An TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of this Journey classic.

Author(s): Foo Fighters

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of this modern classic? by the Foo Fighters (Note that the bass part gets pretty low, down to a C at one point. You can sing any low notes up the octave as needed).

Author(s): James Taylor

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A beautiful TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the James Taylor classic.

Author(s): John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

Your choir will love to explore the sounds and rhythms and textures of a cappella music with this accessible arrangement of the classic Beatles song from 1966. Great solo showcase, too! Available separately: SATB a cappella, TTBB a cappella. Duration: ca. 2:30.

Author(s): Frank Sinatra

Parts: 5

Soloist: No

A Fun TTTBB contemporary a cappella arrangement of the Bossa Nova Classic.

Author(s): Phillip Phillips

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun contemporary a cappella TTBB+Solo version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Ryan Tedder, Eddie Fisher, Brent Kutzle and Noel Zancanella

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

Here is the 2011 pop hit by OneRepublic as arranged by a cappella guru Deke Sharon for Tim Seelig and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus in a vibrant and joyful setting!

Author(s): The Eagles

Parts: 5

Soloist: No

(Level 2) Rock and roll, country, and streetcorner sensibilities combine in this fun, up tempo of the Eagles classic. Complete with handclaps and footstomps, this arrangement features a high tenor solo and lots of moving harmony, making it a perfect closing song or encore. TTTBB a cappella.

Author(s): The Beatles

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun contemporary a cappella TTBB (with occasional vocal split) version of the modern classic .

Author(s): Train

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella arrangement of the modern classic.

Author(s): Ella Mae Bowen

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of this classic. Originally arranged for the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (video available on youtube).

Author(s): The Eagles

Parts: 8

Soloist: Yes

(Level 4) A lush, delicately textured rendering of the Eagles classic. A high tenor solo floats above a sextet of light overlapping lines and a rich bass line, forming a warm bed of sound not unlike a synthesizer or string section. Perfect for a talented octet, or a male chorus. TTTTBBBB (includes tenor solo) a cappella.

Author(s): The Flamingos

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

(Level 4) This 60's classic made famous by the Flamingos, and then later recorded by Art Garfunkle, is one of the best loved doo-wop tunes of all time. This version maintains the doo-wop styling during the verse and shifts into a rich, close harmony ballad in the chorus. TTTBB a cappella.

Author(s): Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

Hearts will melt at the exquisite harmonies of this a cappella setting for men's voices, arranged by Deke Sharon for the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, conducted by Tim Seelig. Stunning! Duration: ca. 1:45.

Author(s): Duke Ellington

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo a cappella jazz version of the classic.

Author(s): Louis Prima/David Lee Roth

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

First a hit for Maurice Chevalier, then Louis Prima, then David Lee Roth, these catchy, flirtatious songs have topped the charts for three generations. Tuneful, playful background parts support a tenor or Baritone solo (which can be shared): send your soloist into the audience and you'll have a huge crowd pleaser. Vocal percussion is optional. TTBB a cappella.

Author(s): Seal

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A warm, rich TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the Seal classic.

Author(s): Fleetwood Mac

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A beautiful TTBB+solo contemporary a cappella version of the Fleetwood Mac classic.

Author(s): Bill Withers

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the Bill Withers classic.

Author(s): Idina Menzel

Parts: 7

Soloist: No

A Multilayered TTTTBBB contemporary a cappella version of the modern Disney classic.

Author(s): Paul McCartney & Wings

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the James Bond classic.

Author(s): Mika

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

Your favorite male collegiate group from Pitch Perfect is back, this time with a fun Mika song, complete with vocal trumpet jam and gospel breakdown.

Author(s): Bruno Mars

Parts: 8

Soloist: Yes

Contemporary a cappella in TTTTBBBB+Solo voicing, vocal percussion optional

Author(s): Bing Crosby

Parts: 7

Soloist: Yes

Contemporary a cappella in TTTTBBB+Solo voicing, vocal percussion optional.

Author(s): Gladys Knight,Jim Weatherly

Parts: 5

Soloist: No

Contemporary a cappella in TTBB+Female Solo voicing, vocal percussion optional.

Author(s): The Platters

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

(Level 3) This streetcorner ballad made famous by The Platters is the perfect showcase for a male quartet that's looking for a fun doo-wop piece. The solo is in the first tenor, and crosses into falsetto frequently, allowing for a powerhouse vocal showcase, and the other three parts have fun with the lyrics ("You-woo-woo Are-are-are My-yi-yi Destiny"). TTBB a cappella.

Author(s): Coldplay

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

Contemporary a cappella in TTBB+Solo voicing, vocal percussion optional.

Author(s): Creedence Clearwater Revival

Parts: 8

Soloist: No

Contemporary a cappella in TTTTBBBB voicing, vocal percussion optional.

Author(s): Tramar Dillard, Philip Lawrence, Lukasz Gottwald, Allan Grigg, Bruno Mars, Justin Franks, Peter Burns, Stephen Coy, Timothy Lever and Michael Percy

Parts: 6

Soloist: Yes

Pitch Perfect's Treblemakers win the regionals with this rowdy, rollicking arrangement originally made popular by the Tufts Beelzebubs on NBC's The Sing Off Season One. 4-part harmony plus duet. Vocal percussion optional.

Author(s): The Hues Corporation

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

One of the most infectiously catchy pop/R & B songs to come out of the 70's (made popular by "The Hues Corporation"), this arrangement will make your singers want to get up and dance. Very melodic background lines, plenty of syncopation. Vocal percussion optional. TTBB a cappella.

Author(s): Adele

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Bobby Troup

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella jazz version of the classic.

Author(s): Max Martin and Lukasz Gottwald

Parts: 5

Soloist: Yes

Kelly Clarkson's mega hit from 2004 rocks out in this a cappella rendition from the Pitch Perfect soundtrack!

Author(s): Stevie Wonder

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the Stevie Wonder classic.

Author(s): Mitchell Parish

Parts: 5

Soloist: No

A fun TTTBB swung, close harmony/jazz meets contemporary a cappella version of the holiday classic.

Author(s): fun

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun (forgive the pun) TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Alain Boublil

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB close harmony contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic from Les Miserables.

Author(s): Bee Gees

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Paul Simon

Parts: 6

Soloist: Yes

(Level 3) Street corner meets close harmony in this rendering of Paul Simon's ode to days-gone-by. Perfect for graduations and retrospective events. The tenor solo can be shared or split between several singers. Light vocal percussion is optional. TTTBBB a cappella.

Author(s): Maroon 5

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Stevie Wonder

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+solo contemporary a cappella version of the Stevie Wonder classic.

Author(s): Robert Johnson

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the classic, updated by The Blues Brothers .

Author(s): a-ha

Parts: 6

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTTBBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the 80's classic.

Author(s): Coldplay

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Donny Hathaway

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the holiday classic.

Author(s): Cyndi Lauper

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo&Trio contemporary a cappella version of the 80's classic.

Author(s): Queen and David Bowie

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the Queen/David Bowie classic, as performed on NBC's The Sing Off (revoiced for male voices).

Author(s): Marc Cohn

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A fun TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Oasis

Parts: 4

Soloist: No

A fun TTBB contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.

Author(s): Phil Collins

Parts: 4

Soloist: Yes

A beautiful TTBB+Solo contemporary a cappella version of the modern classic.