Arrangements

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.

You Meet the Nicest People

Light and sweet, this Christmas tune will add sparkle to your holiday shows. Wouldn’t you like to meet it?

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Yesterday’s Roses

This ballad of lost love contains some lovely, sad images. You can picture the petals slowly falling—and so can your audiences.

You Can’t Get a Man with a Gun

The great Irving Berlin makes some of his best word plays in this delightful song. From the musical Annie Get Your Gun, this contestable tune is for women only.

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You Must Come In at the Bottom

The Good Lord called on this man to become a bass singer. Though the fellow lacked faith, God’s will—and sense of humor—prevailed. Feature your stud bass with this clever tune.

Your Horoscope for Today

No matter what your sign, dude, wicked things are in store for you for the foreseeable future. This Weird Al tune is quite funny, not to mention way intense.

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. . . .

Young and Foolish

Great for contest, this ’50s ballad builds to a surprising level of power. The men’s version is published by the BHS, and the song is great for women as well.

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You’ve Got to See Mamma Every Night

This is a highly cute song that lays down the law about fidelity. For sure it is for women only, and the ladies know how to sing it!

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You’re the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline

Simply a classic, this song is loved by all of your audiences, both barbershop and non-. This piece is probably one of the two most requested barbershop songs of all time. The other would have to be “Lida Rose.”

Yesterday

The lovely Beatles’ tune may be the most recorded of all time. The men’s version of this arrangement is published by the BHS. Now available for SATB mixed voices.

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Wherever There’s Me, There’s You

You may not be familiar with this song, but it is way cheerful and appealing. Your group wants to sing it; you just don’t know it yet. Anne Bureau has made some killer tracks to help you learn this tune fast.

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Who’s Sorry Now?

This tune is available in both the typical uptune version and a new cool/hot treatment. The latter is quite unique, so do yourself a favor and give it a try.

Would Jesus Wear a Rolex

TV evangelists are pointedly spotlighted in this delightful tune. No longer exclusive to Buckeye Blend.

Whispering

Here is an easy-beat, contestable love song that is most gentle and enjoyable. This tune is now available in both men’s and women’s voicing.

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When There’s Love at Home

A beautiful, heartfelt song, this is a pure joy to sing and listen to. Power Play debuted it, and it has since become a barbershop staple.

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When the River Meets the Sea

What a beautiful song this is. A metaphor for the afterlife, the piece can be a great comfort at funeral and at other times as well.

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When You and I Were Young, Maggie

This pensive, timeless ballad has certainly stood the test of time. The reprise of the theme melody in the tag is a nice added touch.

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Wiegenlied

Here is Brahms Lullaby, in German. It could be translated into English, of course.

With Two Wings

Marvelously energetic 8-parter about men and women working together, as sung by Friends.

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When I Lost You

Voted the best barbershop ballad of all time by Arrangement judges, this song will touch your listeners’ hearts.

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When I Just Wear My Smile

Ready to thumb your nose at fashion snobbery? With its ever-so-mildly risqué lyrics, this Mama Cass tune is bound to be hit, whether on the contest stage or in a show.

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When I’m Sixty-Four

This Beatles’ song is always a kick, for singers and audience members alike. The men’s version of this arrangement is published by the BHS. Of course, you can vary the lyrics to reference any age that ends in a four.

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When I Lost You (Aging Superheroes Parody)

Are your superpowers—and maybe even some of your normal ones—fading away? If so, you will be able to relate to this clever parody. Not surprisingly, it goes well with the Aging Superheroes Medley.

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When I Sing

Jazzy, fun, a natural for barbershoppers, this song is a sure winner. Do check it out.

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