Arrangements

Soldier Medley

The songs included in this medley are Irving Berlin’s “Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning” and “This Is the Army, Mister Jones” and the George M. Cohan tune “Over There.” This lively compilation should stir up the martial energy just fine!

Pinocchio Medley

Five well-known barbershop songs are given new lyrics, and new life, in this fun romp. Wonder what could be paired with it in a high-concept contest set. “I Don’t Have a Wooden Heart,” “I’m Your Puppet,” “I’ve Got No Strings”—we could think of something!

Piano Medley

The three songs in this cheerful medley are “Mr. Piano Man,” Irving Berlin’s “I Love a Piano” and Billy Joel’s “Piano Man.” Each song brings a different, interesting slant to the tale. So get yourself ready to enjoy some vocal ivory-tickling!

New Old Songs Medley

This one is rather tough to describe. For one thing, it does not exist yet—at least not in a completed form. The gag is pairing the lyrics from songs by the Beatles, Rolling Stones and so on with the melodies of much older songs. Some examples of the latter are…

Knighthood Rhythm Medley

And its partner piece is composed of these tunes: I Got Rhythm, Soft Shoe Song, Tonight, By the Light of the Silvery Moon and The Hokey Pokey. All these, and you get to wear swell costumes as well!

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Knighthood Quest Medley

This nutty compilation contains So Long, Mother; Back in the Old Routine; Side by Side; I Love a Parade; Chattanooga Choo Choo; Bright Was the Night; and (I’m Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over. Crazy enough for you? Check out the medley below.

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Rock and Roll Medley

Four rock ‘n’ roll classics make this medley a winner: Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay, Hound Dog, Tears on My Pillow and Blue Moon. So, hey, let your eternal teenager out for a little while.

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World War I Smile Medley

As sung by SAI’s San Diego Chorus, this a real production number. Songs included are “Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag,” “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling,” “Till We Meet Again” and “When You’re Smiling.” They also serve who sit and smile. . . .

You Medley

Question: What could be better than a lovely ballad from The Music Man that is about, well . . . you? Answer: two such lovely ballads. Do check out this medley of “Till There Was You” and “It’s You.” Both you and your audiences will be glad you did.

Western Medley

Here are seven songs that could be the centerpiece to a Western-themed show: Back in the Saddle Again, Home on the Range, Deep in the Heart of Texas, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Clementine, Red River Valley and Oh Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie. This medley is also available in a shorter…

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This Train/When the Saints Go Marching In

A stirring medley about moving on to the Promised Land, this piece was commissioned by the Great Northern Union, who performed it with Four Voices and the Happiness Emporium. It normally requires a chorus and two quartets, though it also can be sung in eight rather than 12 parts.

Those Old-Time Sing-Along Songs

I wrote and arranged the setting for this medley of sing-along standards: She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round The Mountain, I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad and My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean. Your audiences will enjoy participating rather than simply listening.

Tough Broads Medley

Here are three quite interesting songs about some, um, unique women. Would you believe Sob Sister Sadie, Hard Boiled Rose  and Dangerous Nan McGrew? For ordering from Sheet Music Plus, you will find the medley will be listed under only the latter song title due to copyright considerations.

Twenties Dance Medley

Composed of three very lively tunes, this medley has great choreographic possibilities for a chorus. Hey, it’s time for you to do the Charleston, Varsity Drag and Black Bottom. 

They Call It Dancing

Even back in 1921 the older folks thought the young ones’ dances were just too racy. In the middle of this Irving Berlin song is an eclectic mix of Blame It on the Bossa Nova, La Bamba, Put Your Head on My Shoulder and Hernando’s Hideaway. You too can put…

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Summer Sunshine Medley

This medley is a winner any time of year, with Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer, Summer In The City, Sunny Afternoon and Sunshine On My Shoulders. Some like it hot!

Sweet Charity Medley

Here are three songs from the musical about everyone’s favorite dance-hall girl: “Hey, Look Me Over,” “Baby Dream Your Dream” and “Big Spender.” This combination of witty and hopeful tunes are best suited for women only.

Standing/Leaning Medley

A charming mix of Standing on the Corner and Leaning on a Lamp-Post, this medley is about watching all the girls go by—or waiting for just that special one.

Spaceman Medley

Performed by Germany’s Erster Koelner Barbershop Chor, this unique medley allows for lots of costuming, action and just plain fun. Goes well as a contest set with the ballad parody If the Rest of the Worlds Don’t Want You.

Sea Medley

Well, this medley is, um, hard to explain. The theme is a crew appealing to the captain for shore leave. And there are lots and lots of songs in it. For sure, it is funny. It would make a great contest piece for an ambitious group, or sing it on…

Sinatra Medley

A sure show-stopper, this tribute to Old Blue Eyes contains Put Your Dreams Away, Love and Marriage, My Kind Of Town (Chicago Is), Nancy (With the Laughing Face), My Way and Theme from “New York, New York.”

Razzapple Medley

This high-energy mix of Razzle Dazzle and  Applause is no longer exclusive to the Phoenicians. Start off your performances with a Broadway flair!

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Rose Medley

Three flowery songs for women comprise this medley: When You Wore a  Tulip; A Robin and a Rainbow and a Red, Red Rose; and Looking at the World Through Rose Colored Glasses. Do give this fragrant medley a try. 

Rock and Rock Medley

No, that is not a misprint. This snappy opener is a combo of Rock Around the Clock and Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay. Hey, it’s time for your group to rock out!

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Prison Medley

Parodies on well-known songs tell of each quartet member’s upcoming stint in Alcatraz, Sing Sing, Marion and Leavenworth. No longer exclusive to Rumors, this piece will really, uh, capture your audiences’ attention.

Popeye Medley

Olive Oyl, Swee’ Pea, Wimpy, Bluto and the Sailor Man himself are all featured in this parody melange. Suitable for contest, this medley would also make a great centerpiece for a fun show theme.

Peter Pan Medley

Have a look at this delightful combination of  “You Can Fly!,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” “Captain Hook’s Waltz” and “The Chase.” We have here a unique mix of humor and heart that the child in you will purely love. Sing it in contest along with the beautiful ballad Second Star…

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Oliver Medley

What do you call a medley of Consider Yourself; Food, Glorious Food; and Who Will Buy? Big fun, that’s what! This high-energy contest piece is no longer exclusive to the Brothers in Harmony.

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Old Friends Medley

Composed of Paul Simon’s Bookends and When You and I Were Young, Maggie, this medley is dedicated to my paternal grandfather.

My Romance/It’s You

A truly gorgeous contest ballad medley, this piece is a clear winner. The interweaving of these two songs is really something special.

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Music Man Ballad Medley

Check out this fine mix of Sincere, It’s You and Lida Rose. These love songs from the timeless musical comedy are sure to to transport your audiences back 100 years to River City, Iowa.

My Fair Lady Medley

All of your favorite uptunes are included here: “Jolly Holiday,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Step in Time” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” This medley is great for choruses, and even for quartets that have a lot of stamina!

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Mischief Medley

For some solid barbershop fun, check out this combination of Freckles and Peck’s Bad Boy. Both lads are just that little bit wicked. Take your audiences back in time with these two tunes from circa 1920.

Moon Medley

This old-time medley contains Bright Was the Night, Moonlight Bay and By the Light of the Silvery Moon. How is that for some vintage classics?

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Motown Medley

With 16 pages of fast musical action, this medley will make you fasten your seat belt. There are some solos with four-part background, so this song is meant for a chorus to sing. Only the women’s version is available right now, but it could be redone for men.

Christmas Fun Medley

Not many arrangements are listed in both Inspirational and Comedy, but this medley is one big happy mix. Your holiday audiences are sure to enjoy this potpourri of Jingle Bells, Winter Wonderland, Frosty the Snowman, Here Comes Santa Claus and I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas. 

Marks Medley

This seasonal medley combines two songs composed by the great Johnny Marks, Have a Holly Jolly Christmas and Silver and Gold. Your audiences are sure to enjoy the sweet sentiments expressed here.

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Mary Poppins Medley

It is always a jolly ‘oliday when you sing this delightful piece. It contains Jolly Holiday, Chim Chim Cher-ee, Step in Time and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. This medley pairs very well with the lovely ballad Feed the Birds.

Let’s Sing Again Medley

How is this for a great combination: Let’s Sing Again, I Feel a Song Comin’ On and It’s Time to Sing “Sweet Adeline” Again? This medley makes a great contest number for the ladies.

Joint Is Jumpin’/Truckin’

A most lively dance number, this medley is great for contest. Of course, the potential for energetic choreography is limitless.

Knight School Medley

Two brave lads are almost ready to slay dragons, rescue fair damsels, drink mass quantities of mead, and the like. Will they make the grade or . . . ?

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